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President Signs Order To Broaden U.S. Military Role In Afghanistan

Posted On November 22, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- There is a larger-than-originally-planned role the United States will play in Afghanistan next year. Back in May President Obama said the remaining 98-hundred American troops would focus on training Afghan forces and hunting down small al-Qaeda cells. A "New York Times" report reveals President Obama signed a secret order authorizing a direct…

Ducks Destroyed To Prevent Bird Flu Outbreak

Posted On November 22, 2014

(Undated) -- The Dutch are taking drastic steps to prevent a possible bird flu spread. Dutch health authorities were destroying eight-thousand ducks Saturday to eliminate all risks after the H5N8 virus spread to three provinces since last Sunday. The Netherlands is the world's second largest agricultural exporter after the United States, selling more than 98-billion…

Kerry Says “Big Gaps” Remain In Iran Nuclear Talks

Posted On November 22, 2014

(Vienna) -- Diplomatic sources in Vienna are hinting that talks over Iran's nuclear program may be extended through Sunday. Secretary of State John Kerry sounded hopeful on Saturday as efforts intensified to reach a deal before Monday's deadline.   State Department spokesman Jeff Rathke called it a "fluid situation" and said the U.S. delegation is…

Kerry Remains In Vienna For Iran Nuclear Talks

Posted On November 21, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- Secretary of State John Kerry remains in Vienna for the ongoing talks over Iran's nuclear program.   State Department spokesman Jeff Rathke says the U.S. delegation is working hard to "get over the finish line." A Monday deadline looms large as the U.S. and partners try to convince Iran to agree to…

Obama To Travel To India In January

Posted On November 21, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- President Obama will travel to India in January. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi invited Obama to be the Chief Guest at India's Republic Day celebration in New Delhi. The White House says it will be the first time a U.S. President will attend Republic Day, which commemorates the adoption of India's constitution.…