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Aug 30, 2016

Iraqi militias recruiting children ahead of Mosul push

An International human rights group says Iraqi militias are recruiting children from camps for civilians displaced by conflict ahead of the long-awaited operation to retake militant-held Mosul. Human Rights Watch said Tuesday, citing testimony from witnesses and relatives, that two tribal militias in the ...

Aug 30, 2016

With help from goat, wily Clydesdale goes on lam for five days

A dwarf billy goat gave new meaning to the word “scapegoat” when he busted out a surprisingly slippery Clydesdale that went on the lam in California for several days. The nearly 1-ton horse named Budweiser, who goes by “Buddy,” was safely wrangled back into ...

Islamic State suicide bomber kills 54 government recruits in Aden

Aug 30, 2016

Islamic State suicide bomber kills 54 government recruits in Aden

A suicide car bombing claimed by the Islamic State in Yemen’s southern city of Aden on Monday killed at least 54 pro-government recruits, officials said, underscoring how the militant group has been able to exploit Yemen’s civil war to stage large-scale attacks. In the ...