Man charged in missing Va. student case

Missing UVa StudentPolice have charged Jesse Leroy Matthew Jr., 32, with abduction with intent to defile.



Grand jury testimony begins in Tony Stewart case: report

A grand jury began hearing testimony on Tuesday in the case involving Tony Stewart and Kevin Ward Jr.



Holder: Al-Qaida cell was nearing attack on U.S., allies

Eric Holder with Katie CouricAG to Yahoo's Katie Couric: Khorasan is "capable" of being a greater concern than IS.



Bin Laden son-in-law sentenced to life in U.S. prison

Still image taken from an undated video of Suleiman Abu GhaithBy Joseph Ax NEW YORK (Reuters) - A seemingly unrepentant Suleiman Abu Ghaith, a son-in-law of Osama bin Laden, was sentenced to life in prison on Tuesday in New York following his conviction on terrorism charges. A Manhattan federal jury in March found the Kuwaiti-born 48-year-old guilty of conspiring to kill Americans, conspiring to provide material support for terrorists and providing such support, after a trial that offered a rare glimpse of bin Laden in the hours following the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. U.S. ...



Obama's Syria war carries risks for him at home and abroad

U.S. President Obama meets in New York with representatives of Arab nations that contributed in air strikes against Islamic State targets in SyriaBy Steve Holland and Roberta Rampton UNITED NATIONS/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Appearing relaxed enough to crack a joke, U.S. President Barack Obama took to the world stage on Tuesday after launching airstrikes in Syria against Islamic State militants but he is still facing huge political risks at home and abroad. The reason for Obama's good humor? His diplomacy paid off this time, with military contributions from five Arab states. One of his first items of business after arriving in New York for meetings at the United Nations was to personally thank representatives from the five. ...





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