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Under Attack By ISIS, Iraq Agrees To Give U.S. Troops Immunity

Under Attack By ISIS, Iraq Agrees To Give U.S. Troops ImmunityRemember last week when President Obama said he planned to send up to 300 military advisers to Iraq? Well, the U.S. couldn't do it until the Iraqi government gave U.S. soldiers immunity from prosecution, through what's called a "diplomatic note."

Russia Puts Its Troops On ‘Full Combat Alert’

Russia Puts Its Troops On ‘Full Combat Alert’Russian President Vladimir Putin has placed his armed forces on "full combat alert," the state-run news agency ITAR-Tass reports.

In A Stunning Finish, Portugal Ties U.S.

In A Stunning Finish, Portugal Ties U.S.With 30 seconds left and despite astronomical odds, the United States men's national soccer team was about to qualify for the second round of the World Cup.

The Twisty Tale Of The World’s Most Expensive Stamp

The Twisty Tale Of The World’s Most Expensive StampBlemished, battered and cut, the "British Guiana One-Cent Black on Magenta" is a stamp with a twisty tale to tell, one that begins in the hands of a young Scottish boy and passes through the hands of a killer.

Number Of Displaced People Hits A High Last Seen In World War II

Number Of Displaced People Hits A High Last Seen In World War IIAt least 51.2 million people are now living under forced displacement, a UN agency says, announcing its tally of people who are seeking refuge or asylum, or who are internally displaced.

After His Game-Winning Goal, We Ask, Who Is John Brooks?

After His Game-Winning Goal, We Ask, Who Is John Brooks?The name John Anthony Brooks likely didn't ring a bell for many Americans before Monday. But by minute 87 of the U.S. vs. Ghana game, John Brooks had become America's newest national hero.

500,000 People Reportedly Flee Mosul After Iraqi City Falls

500,000 People Reportedly Flee Mosul After Iraqi City FallsHalf a million people reportedly have been streaming out of a major Iraqi city that was seized by Islamist militants this week.

Amid Horror At Mass Graves Of Children, Calls In Ireland For An Inquiry

Amid Horror At Mass Graves Of Children, Calls In Ireland For An InquirySince the news broke, Irish media have reported that at least three similar church-run facilities also have mass graveyards.

25 Years After Tiananmen Protests, Chinese Media Keep It Quiet

25 Years After Tiananmen Protests, Chinese Media Keep It QuietOn the 25th anniversary of the massacre that broke up pro-democracy protests in Beijing's Tiananmen Square, China's government is quashing many attempts to mention the fateful date, with heavy security and online monitoring.

EPA Chief Says Greenhouse Gas Rules Will Save Country Billions

EPA Chief Says Greenhouse Gas Rules Will Save Country BillionsNew federal regulations that aim to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from power plants will have a large economic upside, largely through health savings, says Gina McCarthy, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency.