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U.S. And Cuba Talk About Human Rights

Posted On January 23, 2015

(Havana) -- The U.S. is pressing Cuba to improve its human rights record. Assistant Secretary of State Roberta Jacobson said today that while talks were cordial, the two countries disagreed on some points.   The high-level talks in Havana concluded yesterday, with human rights being made a condition for restoring diplomatic ties with the communist…

U.S. Staff In Yemen Embassy Reduced

Posted On January 23, 2015

(Undated) -- The U.S. is cutting the size of its embassy staff in Yemen. This comes on the heels of escalating turmoil in the Arab country. U.S. authorities say they want to avoid shutting down the embassy altogether because its presence is important for counter terrorism cooperation with Yemeni security forces. The reduction in staff…

U.S. And Iraq Planning To Take Back Mosul

Posted On January 23, 2015

(Washington, DC) -- The U.S. and Iraq have a plan to reclaim a city taken by ISIS. The "Wall Street Journal" says the two countries are preparing an offensive to take back the Iraqi city of Mosul by summer. The head of the U.S. Central Command, General Lloyd Austin, says preparations include selecting and training…

US And Iraq Planning To Take Back Mosul

Posted On January 23, 2015

(Washington, DC) -- The U.S. and Iraq have a plan to reclaim a city taken by ISIS. The "Wall Street Journal" says the two countries are preparing an offensive to take back the Iraqi city of Mosul by summer. The head of the U.S. Central Command, General Lloyd Austin, says preparations include selecting and training…

Mexican Narco-Drone Crashes Close To SoCal Border Crossing

Posted On January 22, 2015

(Tijuana) -- Local media reports in Tijuana, Mexico say a remote controlled drone carrying packets of crystal meth crashed close to a border crossing into southern California. The sources say that on Tuesday, local law enforcement was called to the scene of the crash by employees from stores in a shopping center. The employees heard…