Exclusive: Dozens of Afghan troops AWOL from military training in U.S.
The Afghan army has occasionally been infiltrated by Taliban militants who have carried out attacks on Afghan and U.S. troops, but such incidents have become less frequent due to tougher security measures.
ISIS hunts for cats in Mosul after council issues fatwa
Al Sumaria News stated, “The so-called Islamic State’s Central Fatwa Committee issued a fatwa (Islamic legal decree) prohibiting the breeding of cats inside houses in Mosul.”
The Montana Common Core Standards
The Montana Board of Public Education’s adoption of the Montana Common Core Standards (MCCS) was independent, voluntary and not required by the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB) or any other federally-funded program.
Russia launches massive nuclear war training exercise with '40 million people
The Russian government has launched a nationwide civil defence training exercise to ensure the country is properly prepared in the event of a nuclear, chemical and biological attack from the West.
Russia's Lavrov Hopes Those Pushing for U.S. Military Strikes in Syria Won’t Prevail
Amid deepening U.S.-Russia tensions over the crisis in Syria, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Thursday that Moscow hopes those in Washington pushing for attacks against the Assad regime will not prevail.
Feds: Because of Climate Change ‘We Will Have to Say Goodbye’ to Lady Liberty
The Department of Interior’s blog stated Thursday that the biggest threat to seven of the most iconic landmarks in the United States is climate change.
EPA launches Arc X one stop climate change adaptation website
The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday launched a new website, the Adaption Resource Center or ARC-X, to help leaders of “the nation’s 40,000 communities with information and tools to increase resilience to climate change.”