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US Falls to Belgium, Eliminated from World Cup

PEDRO UGARTE/AFP/Getty Images(SALVADOR, Brazil) — Despite a valiant effort from soccer goalie Tim Howard, the U.S.’ run at the World Cup is over after Team USA fell to Belgium in overtime Tuesday, 2-1, in the knockout round of 16. With the score 0-0, Belgium Read More

Pentagon Says US Won't Allow Mission Creep in Iraq

Digital Vision/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The Pentagon Tuesday played down the possibility of a mission creep in Iraq — that is, an expansion of the Obama administration’s stated goals in helping Baghdad defeat Sunni extremists. There are approximately 750 Read More

North Korea Launches Two Short-Range Projectiles

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea launched a pair of short-range projectiles into the waters off of its eastern coast early Wednesday. The report was confirmed by the South Korea Ministry of Defense. North Korea had previously launched Read More

June Was Deadliest Month of 2014 in Iraq

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(BAGHDAD) — Figures released by the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq on Tuesday indicated that June was the deadliest month of 2014 in Iraq. UNAMI said that at least 2,417 Iraqis were killed and 2,287 injured in acts of terrorism and Read More