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provided by the U.S Army these are photos of the four fallen soldiers in Niger

U.S. General Gives Few Answers on U.S. Soldiers Killed in Niger

The special forces unit ambushed by militants in Niger didn't call for help until an hour into their first contact with the enemy, the top U.S. general said, as he tried to clear up some of the murky details of the assault that killed four American troops


Trump to Press China on North Korea When He Visits Beijing

President Trump will urge President Xi Jinping to make good on his commitments to pressure North Korea when he visits China next month, a senior White House official said, stepping up a strategy to have Beijing help rein in Pyongyang

World Series Baseball

World Series Opens in L.A. Amid Record Heat

An October heat wave slugging Southern California will make for what could be the warmest World Series ever. The Los Angeles Dodgers and Houston Astros will meet on what's expected to be a 100-degree at Dodger Stadium

Russian journalist stabbed in Moscow radio station office

Stabbed Russian Journalist In Coma After Attack

A well-known journalist for Russia's top independent radio station was stabbed in the throat by an attacker who burst into her studio — the latest in a string of attacks on journalists and opposition activists in Moscow

Facebook on smartphones and tv's

Facebook Will Test Splitting Its News Feed

The leading social network is testing splitting its News Feed into channels for personal posts and pages users follow, in a bid it hopes will convince businesses to spend more money advertising on the platform. Tests are taking place in Bolivia, Cambodia, Guatemala, Serbia, Slovakia and Sri Lanka

CinemaCon 2017 - Paramount Pictures' Presentation Highlighting Its 2017 Summer And Beyond

Clooney and Damon: Harvey Weinstein Was a 'Womanizer'

Matt Damon and George Clooney both knew Harvey Weinstein was somewhat of a "womanizer," but the actors were unaware the movie mogul was preying on women in Hollywood to the level that many starlets have recently come forward to allege

View of industrial plant and smoke stacks at night, Tacoma, Washington, USA

Washington Warned to Prepare for Costly Climate Change

The U.S. federal government should adopt a strategy to manage climate change risks, as their cost to the government may rise as much as $35 billion per year by mid-century, a congressional watchdog office report released on Monday said