Sep 2, 2015

CIA, U.S. special forces launch drone campaign in Syria: report

The CIA and U.S. special forces are carrying out a secret campaign using armed drones to target and kill Islamic State leaders in Syria, The Washington Post reported Tuesday. The clandestine program is separate from America’s wider military operations against Islamic State fighters, the ...

Obama urges reaching climate deal in Paris 'while we still can'

Sep 1, 2015

Obama urges reaching climate deal in Paris 'while we still can'

President Barack Obama said on Monday that world leaders must agree to cut carbon emissions at a U.N. summit in December because the climate is changing faster than efforts to curb global warming. Obama told a meeting of foreign ministers in Alaska that the ...

Bear Grylls TV to test Obama's Alaska wilderness skills

Sep 1, 2015

Bear Grylls TV to test Obama's Alaska wilderness skills

President Barack Obama will test his wilderness survival skills with an appearance on the television show “Running Wild” in an Alaska adventure that will air later this year, the network NBC said on Monday. Obama will be the first U.S. president to appear on ...

Aug 31, 2015

U.S. considering sanctions over Chinese cybertheft: report

The White House is considering applying sanctions against companies and individuals in China it believes have benefited from Chinese hacking of U.S. trade secrets, The Washington Post reported on Sunday. The newspaper, citing several unidentified Obama administration officials, said a final determination on whether ...