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An American Special Ops unit captured a significant ISIS fighter in Iraq, but its plans for the operative following his imminent interrogation don't appear very solid. "Taking and securing Mosul in the next eight to 10 months is not something I'm seeing in my crystal ball", Stewart said Wednesday. He would eventually be handed over to Iraqi or Kurdish officials.
  • Judge Detains Cliven Bundy

    Judge Detains Cliven Bundy

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    The elder Bundy was not charged in connection with the OR occupation. And the government says Cliven Bundy and his sons were clearly in it for the long haul.
  • The Super Tuesday Republican Primary Results

    The Super Tuesday Republican Primary Results

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    That was her status at the start of the campaign - before the rise of Sanders, a self-described democratic socialist. Sanders decamped to his home in Burlington,  Vermont . Blacks made up made up  more  than a quarter of the votes overall. He is the preferred  candidate  of the so-called GOP establishment, which does not care for either Cruz or Trump.
  • Super Tuesday Polls, Republican Party: GOP Delegate Count, Numbers favor Donald Trump

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    In Tennessee, where 58 delegates are available, a recent NBC/Wall Street Journal poll has Trump, at 40 percent compared to 22 percent for Cruz. The "Super Tuesday" on March 1 is the biggest day of the 2016 USA presidential primary season, with 12 states and one territory participating: Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado , Georgia, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Oklahoma , Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, Wyoming and American Samoa.
  • Crude Oil Prices are Soaring On Saudi Pledge

    Crude Oil Prices are Soaring On Saudi Pledge

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    Venezuela  is among members of OPEC to call for a meeting of oil producers this month, while Saudi Arabian oil minister Ali Al Naimi has said he hopes for such a gathering. Global equity markets have received a boost from an upturn in crude oil as the market focused on a forthcoming meeting of major oil producers that investors hope could stabilise volatile petroleum markets.
  • New Poll Shows Trump Would Lose General Election

    New Poll Shows Trump Would Lose General Election

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    Can Bernie Sanders bounce back after a devastating SC loss? A special commission recommended that superdelegates be required to vote based on results from their state's primary or caucus. Cruz also has an army of about 27,000 volunteers in the state. The poll of 665 likely GOP primary voters had a margin of error of plus or minus 3.8 percent.
  • Super Tuesday: Voters head to the polls in several states

    Super Tuesday: Voters head to the polls in several states

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    Marco Rubio could produce a surprise in Minnesota and possibly Georgia . MI and MS hold primaries and Hawaii and Idaho caucus on March 8. The states where primaries and caucuses are to be led today include Alabama , Alaska, Arkansas , Colorado, Georgia , Massachusetts , Minnesota , Oklahoma, Tennessee , Texas, Vermont , Virginia, Wyoming and American Samoa.
  • Bing: Searches, social media predict big Super Tuesday wins for Trump, Clinton

    Bing: Searches, social media predict big Super Tuesday wins for Trump, Clinton

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    Bing predicts that Clinton will win Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia with more than 60% of the votes. In the days leading up to Super Tuesday , Sanders was projected to take home narrow wins Colorado, Massachusetts and Minnesota, but Clinton's decisive win in SC tilted the states into her corner, Bing said.
  • Why Super Tuesday matters

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    Regardless of their preference, 70 percent of both Republican and Democratic participants said Trump and Clinton were going to win the nomination of their parties. Bernie Sanders lashed out on Twitter: "America's first black president can not and will not be succeeded by a hatemonger who refuses to condemn the KKK".
  • Sabres trade F McGinn to Ducks

    Sabres trade F McGinn to Ducks

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    The Ducks traded a conditional third-round pick in the 2016 NHL Draft to the Sabres for McGinn, and a sixth-round pick in the 2016 draft to the Panthers for Pirri.   Another condition to the pick is McGinn has to play in 50 percent of the games in the first two rounds. The Sabres had wanted a second-round pick for McGinn, but ultimately had to move off that demand in order to make sure the team could get something.
  • German man found dead on drifting yacht in southern Philippines

    German man found dead on drifting yacht in southern Philippines

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    His body was sitting near to the radio telephone as if he was trying one last desperate Mayday call to save himself when he died. The 40-foot long yacht, named SAYO, had been cruising around the world for the past 20 years. A year before what appears to have been his last voyage, in 2008, he broke up with his wife who used to venture with him. Manfred Fritz Bajorat, 59, was found dead inside his abandoned yacht.
  • Mark Ruffalo Joins Sexual Abuse Protest Outside Los Angeles Cathedral

    Mark Ruffalo Joins Sexual Abuse Protest Outside Los Angeles Cathedral

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    He has been nominated at this year's Academy Awards for playing a journalist hunting down pedophile priests, but it seems Mark Ruffalo is now taking on corrupt clergy in real life. The " Spotlight " creators each held a section of a banner printed with the victims' childhood photos and addressed the protesters before heading to pre-Oscar parties and the red carpet.
  • Female police officer killed on first day on job in US

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    Rookie Officer Ashley Guindon later died from her injuries. "Guindon interned with the police department in 2011 when she was a graduate student", Hudson said. A person familiar with her Marine Corps service said she held the rank of corporal and was assigned to a unit at Bolling Air Force Base involved with sending home the remains of fallen Marines.
  • Judge's Hispanic ethnicity matters in Trump University suit

    Judge's Hispanic ethnicity matters in Trump University suit

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    For a quick summation: Trump U started in 2005 and ran for a few years with the promise of helping people learn about real estate and business from The Donald himself. Marco Rubio , who is now widely considered to by Donald Trump's chief competition for the Republican nomination, has seized upon the mounting controversy by promising that he will share firsthand accounts of former customers of Trump University "very soon".
  • Oscars 2016: Which Oscar-nominated Best Picture film would you be in?

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    For best actor , analysts say it is definitely Leonardo DiCaprio's year. A waiter clears the food following a reception where samples of the work of Makeup and Hairstyling artists from Oscar-nominated films were displayed at a reception on February 27, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California, one day before the 88th Academy Awards .
  • The Bachelor 2016 Spoilers: Ben Higgins Really Isn't In Love!

    The Bachelor 2016 Spoilers: Ben Higgins Really Isn't In Love!

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    However, it appears that the spoilers are correct - the girl he sends home on this week's overnight dates, Caila Quinn was at the taping and the after party in Los Angeles. JoJo also held his interest since stepping out of the limo wearing a unicorn head, but the hometown dates were definitely a step back for the Texas beauty.
  • Warren Buffett Criticizes Presidential Candidates' Negative Views of US Economy

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    In fact, Buffett found plenty of reason for optimism. Buffett cautioned, though, that while the "pie to be shared by the next generation will be far larger than today's", the way it is divided will "remain fiercely contentious". "The prolonged period of low interest rates the world is now dealing with also virtually guarantees that earnings on float will steadily decrease for many years to come, thereby exacerbating the profit problems of insurers", he said.
  • Delegate Count 2016 - Current Numbers for Democrat, Republican Presidential Candidates

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    Eleven states, including six in the South with large minority populations where polls show Clinton with big leads, will vote on Super Tuesday and four more over the next weekend. Clinton reiterated a statement to make America whole again. He tried to broaden his economic inequality message and touch on issues such as incarceration rates and criminal justice reform, but he struggled to gain traction here.
  • U.S. Proposes Tough New Sanctions On North Korea - With China's Support

    U.S. Proposes Tough New Sanctions On North Korea - With China's Support

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    UNITED NATIONS The United States will propose to the U.N. Security Council on Thursday what diplomats said would be a significant expansion of sanctions against North Korea over its latest nuclear test. It would require states to ban their financial institutions from opening new offices, subsidiaries, branches or banking accounts in North Korea . "The anti-North flyers could be scattered from around March when the wind starts to blow northward", the official said, without elaborating the ...
  • Marco Rubio throws punches at Donald Trump in new video

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    Chris Christie endorse him. What he was talking about, as Rubio put it, was making sure Trump's "pants weren't wet". Rubio and Cruz landed blows on Trump, took some withering fire in return and may wonder why they did not pursue such a strategy in the debates of past weeks and months when former Florida Governor Jeb Bush, now out of the race, was the lead Trump attacker.
  • Cliven Bundy heads back to court seeking release from jail

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    In a time when over-zealous policing and the use of disproportionate force by representatives of the state is much in the news, it can be helpful to keep this case in mind as a kind of counter-balance. "Persons who use force and violence against federal law enforcement officers who are enforcing court orders, and almost causing catastrophic loss of life or injury to others, will be brought to justice", Bogden said.
  • Kansas workplace shooting kills 4, injuries many

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    Francis in Wichita on Thursday night visiting a co-worker in critical condition. "He placed me in a chokehold from behind", she wrote in a request for a protective order filed February 5, according to the Eagle . No one from law enforcement was injured. "It's going to be a lot of sad people before this is all over". He said the gunman also had a pistol. I walked over and tried to help him as much as I could.
  • Kansas shooting: United States gunman kills three

    Kansas shooting: United States gunman kills three

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    A sheriff in south-central Kansas said Thursday that four people, including a gunman, are dead after a series of shootings at a business, its parking lot and two streets nearby. In all, 15 people were shot inside the building, Walton said. Walton later confirmed that a suspect, an employee at the turf care products manufacturer, was shot and killed by law enforcement officers between 5:30 and 5:45 p.m.
  • 4 killed, 14 injured in Hesston, Kansas shooting spree

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    Walton said. The suspected shooter, an employee at Excel, was killed. Authorities said he shot two people while driving to plant and shot another person in the parking lot before going inside. He said the victims appear to have been randomly targeted. Police have not confirmed the suspect's identity, but noted that authorities killed the shooter.
  • Cliven Bundy, 4 others indicted

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    The loose-knit band of farmers, ranchers and survivalists - whose action was sparked by the jailing of two ranchers for arson - said they would not rule out violence if authorities stormed the site, although federal officials said they hope to avoid bloodshed.
  • Trump within 1 of Cruz in Texas poll

    Trump within 1 of Cruz in Texas poll

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    If Trump's campaign leaves behind one useful legacy, it will be a heightened awareness of the deep hurt among the Americans Fischer is describing. "Here's a guy that buys a house for $179,000". 96 Normal 0 false false false EN-US JA ...
  • JLP wins Jamaica election

    JLP wins Jamaica election

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    The party that wins the majority of Jamaica's 63 parliamentary seats will form a government for a five-year term. General elections in Jamaica were constitutionally due by March 2017, however, Simpson-Miller made a decision to call an early poll, buoyed by what she said was a solid track record and measures to resuscitate the economy.
  • Ohio releases school report card data for 2014-2015 year

    Ohio releases school report card data for 2014-2015 year

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    But that district, which has been hoping for a bump since passing a giant school tax and an improvement plan in 2012, still ranks near the state's bottom on the Performance Index with a D. Mansfield superintendent Brian Garverick was unavailable for comment Thursday. CPS released a statement saying the report cards are too late to be of much value.