Tensions eased in the St Louis suburb of Ferguson on Thursday after two nights of violence and looting sparked by racially charged anger over a grand jury`s decision not to charge a white police officer for fatally shooting an unarmed black teenager.
As night fell, Missouri state in midwestern United States deployed more security forces to quell violence in Ferguson after a grand jury failed to indict a white police officer in the August shooting of an unarmed black teenager.
One of two Minnesota men accused of planning to join the Islamic State group was stopped at an airport by FBI agents before travelling to the Middle East, but the other man slipped by authorities, according to a criminal complaint unsealed.
US House and Senate members reacted coolly Monday to an extension of international negotiations over US House and Senate with skeptical lawmakers demanding Congress "tighten the economic vice on Tehran" through new sanctions.
India has promised to support America's diplomatic efforts against the dreaded Islamic State, the terrorist organisation that has gained control over a large part of Syria and Iraq, a top US diplomat has said.
China on Monday hit back at "irresponsible remarks" from the United States which has called on Beijing to stop a land reclamation project in the disputed South China Sea that could be large enough to accommodate an airstrip.
The father of the 12-year-old African American boy, who was shot dead by the Cleaveland police, slammed the cops for the reckless act, questioning why was the young boy not tasered first instead of being shot, reports said Sunday.
Iran, the United States and other world powers are discussing an extension to Monday`s deadline for a deal to resolve a 12-year stand-off over Tehran`s atomic ambitions, Western and Iranian officials said.
It's been exactly two months since the US-led anti-jihadist group's warplanes started pummelling the Islamic State positions in Syria and according to a rights group, over 900 people have been killed in the strikes, the majority of those killed being IS fighters.
World powers and Iran struggled on Saturday to overcome the differences preventing them from ending a 12-year standoff over Tehran`s atomic ambitions, raising the prospect of another extension to the high-stakes talks.