California shooters' ex-neighbor charged with supporting terrorists

2015-12-18 09:43:58

A former neighbor suspected of supplying guns to the married couple who massacred 14 people in San Bernardino, California, was charged on Thursday with conspiring to provide material support to terrorists.

US, Cuba to resume regular airline services

2015-12-18 09:38:51

The United States and Cuba have reached a bilateral arrangement to re-establish scheduled airline services between the two countries, the US State Department said Thursday.

Obama signs temporary funding bill to avert government shutdown

2015-12-17 11:30:09

US President Barack Obama on Wednesday signed a temporary spending bill to avoid a government shutdown hours before midnight when current short-term spending bill will expire.

US, Cuba agree on restoring commercial flights

2015-12-17 10:17:00

The United States and Cuba have reached "an understanding" on restoring commercial airline flights.

Fed raises interest rates, first rate hike since 2006

2015-12-17 07:27:13

The Federal Reserve hiked interest rates for the first time in nearly a decade on Wednesday, signaling faith that the US economy had largely overcome the wounds of the 2007-2009 financial crisis.

Jeb Bush calls Trump a 'chaos candidate'

2015-12-16 11:27:09

Republican presidential contender Jeb Bush assailed front-runner Donald Trump in a debate on Tuesday for proposing to ban Muslims from entering the United States.

Trump a 'chaos candidate, Jeb Bush says, citing Muslim ban

2015-12-16 11:26:13

Republican presidential contender Jeb Bush sharply criticized front-runner Donald Trump in a debate, calling him a "chaos candidate".

China, US sign MOU on money laundering and terrorism

2015-12-16 10:50:28

A memorandum of understanding (MOU) on money laundering and countering terrorist financing has been signed between China and the United States.

Los Angeles schools bomb threat believed to be hoax

2015-12-16 09:28:05

The bomb threat that shut down the Los Angeles school system was believed to be a hoax, a top Democrat on the House Select Committee on Intelligence said on Tuesday.

Dictionary firm picks 'ism' as its word of the year

2015-12-16 07:32:41

The small but powerful suffix "ism" has been chosen as word of the year by Merriam-Webster, the US company that publishes reference books.

Gun, bomb attack threat closes LA schools in likely hoax

2015-12-16 07:00:22

Los Angeles shuts more than 1,000 public schools over a threatened attack as city leaders were criticized for over reacting.

California shooter messaged Facebook friends about support for jihad

2015-12-15 10:34:53

One of the shooters in the San Bernardino massacre, Tashfeen Malik, sent at least two private messages on Facebook to a small group of Pakistani friends in 2012 and 2014, pledging her support for Islamic jihad and saying she hoped to join the fight one day.