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CIA Prepping for Possible Cyber Strike Against Russia
The Obama administration is contemplating an unprecedented cyber covert action against Russia in retaliation for alleged Russian interference in the American presidential election, U.S. intelligence officials told NBC News.
Babies Inside the Womb Start to Have Heartbeat at 16 Days, New Research Shows
The heart of an unborn child inside a mother's womb develops and beats as early as 16 days, a recent study from the United Kingdom concluded, supporting the argument of pro-life groups that the embryo is not just a mere 'blob of blood.'
US warship possibly targeted by Yemen rebels for a third time
Iran-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen may have launched missiles at U.S. Navy ships for the third time this week, defense officials said Saturday.
Syrian Rebels Seize Village Where ISIS Promised Apocalyptic Battle
Syrian rebels said they captured the village of Dabiq from Islamic State on Sunday, forcing the jihadist group from a stronghold where it had promised to fight a final, apocalyptic battle with the West.
Vietnam braces for Typhoon Sarika after deadly flooding
Flooding caused by heavy rains have left at least 24 people dead and four others missing in Vietnam. A powerful typhoon is making its way towards Vietnam after hitting the Philippines.
New batch of U.S. troops heading to Iraq
Hundreds of soldiers attached to the Army's 1st Infantry Division are heading to Iraq to support American-backed efforts to drive the Islamic State from the country.
US detects what it says is failed N. Korean missile launch
The U.S. military said Saturday it's detected what's being described as a failed missile launch by North Korea.
Israel asks Russia to update security coordination after S-300 deployed to Syria
The Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) are said to have approached Russia's Defense Ministry to request that a security coordination mechanism between the two countries be updated in light of Moscow's deployment of S-300 air defense missile systems to Syria, according to Russian media reports.
Clinton doubted Israel could stop Iran's nuclear program alone
In yet another set of hacked documents published by WikiLeaks, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton raised doubt that Israel could subdue Iran's nuclear program without external assistance.
Inside the United States
Local GOP office in North Carolina firebombed
A GOP office in Hillsborough, North Carolina, was firebombed overnight, with a swastika and the words "Nazi Republicans get out of town or else" spray painted on an adjacent building, according to local officials.
US Navy's stealth destroyer joins the fleet
The US Navy officially welcomed its largest and most technologically advanced destroyer to the fleet Saturday as the USS Zumwalt was commissioned in Baltimore.
Conservatives see political reprisal as Obama administration sues Peter Thiel's Palantir
A bitter struggle between an innovative Silicon Valley software inventor and the Army has shifted from the raging battlefields of Afghanistan to a sedate federal claims court in Washington.
More Than 1 Million to Lose Obamacare Plans as Insurers Quit
A growing number of people in Obamacare are finding out their health insurance plans will disappear from the program next year, forcing them to find new coverage even as options shrink and prices rise.
WikiLeaks Exposes Hillary Clinton Speeches to Goldman Sachs She Wanted to Keep Private
During the primary campaign and now well into general election season, Hillary Clinton has tried to keep paid speeches to the global investment banking company Goldman Sachs under wraps. She was paid $675,000 for three off-the-record discussions in 2013. Her main primary opponent Bernie Sanders and now Republican nominee Donald Trump have charged that she did not want what she said to one of the world's richest, most influential banks to get to voters.
Network news gave 23 times more coverage to Trump sex allegations than to new WikiLeaks Clinton emails
Network news broadcasts, watched by an average of 22 to 24 million Americans each night, devoted less than a minute of coverage to the latest WikiLeaks revelations on Oct. 13 compared to 23 minutes on the unsubstantiated allegations of unwanted sexual advances lodged by four women against GOP candidate Donald Trump.
Hillary Clinton backers worried about Clinton Foundation scandals
Hillary Clinton's aides and supporters expressed concern about public perception of the Clinton family's charitable enterprise, with one left-leaning pundit writing that Clinton seemed unaware of the 'danger' of her 'money problem,' according to purported emails disclosed by Wikileaks on Sunday.
Trump campaign cuts ties with Ohio GOP chairman weeks from election
Donald Trump's campaign announced Saturday that it is cutting ties with the Republican Party chairman in the critical battleground state of Ohio less than a month before the election.
Donald Trump Prepares New Attack on Media, Clinton
Donald Trump will broaden his attack against the media to hit globalism and the Clinton Foundation by charging that Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim is part of a biased coalition working in collusion with the Clinton campaign and its supporters to generate news reports of decades-old allegations from several women.
Residents In Augusta to 'March For Jesus'
When Christians come together in unity it makes a powerful statement, and thousands will gather in Augusta, Georgia, this Saturday, Oct. 22, to take a stand for Jesus.
Evangelist with No Arms or Legs Leads Thousands to Christ in Europe
An inspiring evangelist who has no arms and legs shared the gospel message in eastern Europe and saw thousands come to Christ.
Persecution of Church in China to Escalate as Zhejiang Experiment Goes National
In October 2012, the South China Morning Post ran a series of articles on China's looming leadership transition. One line might prove prophetic, although not in the way intended: 'For clues about how China's leader-in-waiting Xi Jinping might manage the world's second-largest economy, Zhejiang Province is a good place to start looking.'