Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
The most senior U.S. military officer raised the possibility on Sept. 16 that American troops might need to take on a larger role in Iraq's ground war against the ISIL militants
ATLANTA/MONROVIA - Reuters
President Barack Obama on Sept. 16 called West Africa's deadly Ebola outbreak a looming threat to global security and announced a major expansion of the U.S. role in trying to halt its spread
WASHINGTON - Agence France-Presse
US authorities threatened to fine Yahoo $250,000 a day if it failed to comply with a secret surveillance program requiring it to hand over user data in the name of national security, court documents showed Thursday.
A Yemini-born US man was indicted on Sept. 16 for allegedly providing material support to the ISIL by recruiting members for the jihadist group.
NEW YORK - Agence France-Presse
Americans marked the 13th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks, as President Barack Obama vowed that the nation would never "give in to fear."
US President Barack Obama will try to "turn the tide" on the Ebola epidemic Tuesday by ordering 3,000 US military personnel to west Africa to curtail its spread as China also dispatched more experts to the region.
The US Air Force has told a sergeant he will have to leave the military unless he agrees to take an oath with the phrase "so help me God," officials said Tuesday.
CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico - Agence France-Presse
Hurricane Odile crashed into northwestern Mexico's Los Cabos resorts on Sunday, taking down trees with powerful winds as thousands of tourists hunkered down in luxury hotels converted into shelters.
WASHINGTON - Reuters
US President Barack Obama told leaders of Congress that he did not need for them to authorize his strategy to fight ISIL ahead of a speech that may herald expanded operations against the group
BRASILIA - Agence France-Presse
A judge in Brazil has ordered a baby be registered as born with two mothers and a father, a first in the South American country
Obama administration officials will hold briefings this week and next for members of the US Congress as the president makes his case for an offensive against ISIL
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