Unions take on Trump

WASHINGTON - The largest U.S. federation of labor unions will launch attack ads targeting Donald Trump next week to derail the New York billionaire’s bid for the White House and dampen union workers' enthusiasm for him. 

North Korean leader Kim orders more nuclear tests: KCNA 7:58am EST

SEOUL North Korean leader Kim Jong Un watched a ballistic missile launch test and ordered the country to improve its nuclear attack capability by conducting more tests, the official KCNA news agency reported on Friday.

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama waves to devotees outside the United Nations where the Human Rights Council is holding it's 31st Session in Geneva, Switzerland, March 11, 2016.  REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Anti-Dalai Lama group disbands

GENEVA - The Buddhist group leading a global campaign of harassment against the Dalai Lama has called off its demonstrations and disbanded, according to a statement on its website.  Full Article 

Pope Francis walks to board a bus heading to the village of Ariccia, to attend a five-day Lenten spiritual retreat, at the Vatican March 6, 2016. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

Catholic conservatives feeling marginalized

VATICAN CITY - Three years after the election of Pope Francis, Roman Catholic conservatives are growing increasingly worried that he is quietly unraveling the legacy of his predecessors.  Full Article 

A demonstrator burns a poster of then former Egyptian army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi during a protest against a law restricting demonstrations near El-Thadiya presidential palace in Cairo, Egypt, in this April 26, 2014 file photo. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh/Files

As hard times hit, Egyptians fault Sisi

CAIRO - After years of hearing little but enthusiastic applause for Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and vilification of his enemies, the tens of millions of Egyptians who watch the country's pugnacious talk shows are suddenly being presented with the president's faults.  Full Article 

Members of the media, wearing protective suits and masks, walk after they receive briefing from Tokyo Electric Power Co. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

Fukushima: No place for man or robot

Efforts to find radioactive fuel at Fukushima's nuclear reactors have failed, an "ice wall" to protect groundwater has yet to be finished and authorities still don’t know how to dispose of radioactive water stored around the site.  Reuters TV | Full Article 

Wearing a hijab, representing America

U.S. Olympic team fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad poses for a portrait at the U.S. Olympic Committee Media Summit in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, March 9, 2016. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. - Ibtihaj Muhammad will make history in Rio as the first U.S. Olympian to represent her country wearing a hijab. It's not an honor she takes lightly, in part because of what she perceives as growing anti-Muslim rhetoric among some Americans, stoked by Donald Trump .  Full Article 


Working by themselves, snipers can pin down a group, creating fear and confusion. This week on War College we look at the history of snipers. The role wasn’t always considered a badge of honor.

Teachers' strike causes West Bank chaos

Military police have been deployed on the streets of Ramallah as more than 25,000 teachers in the West Bank have been on strike over pay and benefits for more than a month, causing chaos for schools, pupils and parents.

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