U.S. and Arab allies attack IS in SyriaU.S. and Arab allies attack IS in Syria

LONDON -- The U.S. and five Arab countries – Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Jordan, Bahrain and Qatar – have launched airstrikes against Islamic State in Syria.

The aerial raids used fighter jets, bombers and Tomahawk missiles launched from U.S. ships in the northern Persian Gulf and the Red Sea.


Tuesday: World Leaders at climate change summitTuesday: World Leaders at climate change summit

NEW YORK -- More than 120 leaders, including President Obama, are expected to attend a one-day climate summit sponsored by the United Nations Tuesday.

CDC issues Ebola warning for crews of U.S. airlinesCDC issues Ebola warning for crews of U.S. airlines

ATLANTA -- The Center for Disease Control has issued new, strict guidelines for airline crews in an attempt to stop Ebola from spreading outside West Africa.


Catalonia eyes independence referendumCatalonia eyes independence referendum

BARCELONA -- Catalonia’s parliament is to approve a bill on Friday enabling the wealthy industrial region to hold a referendum on independence from Spain.

Origin of foreign fighters in Iraq and SyriaOrigin of foreign fighters in Iraq and Syria

NEW YORK -- The UN Security Council is planning to demand that countries stem the flow of people joining extremist groups like Islamic State.


Ryder Cup, print and multimediaRyder Cup, print and multimedia

GLENEAGLES -- America's top golfers will lock horns with holders Europe in a bid to win back the Ryder Cup at Gleneagles in Scotland from September 25 to 28.

Saudis push to keep Hajj free from deadly virusSaudis push to keep Hajj free from deadly virus

JEDDAH -- Saudi Arabia has increased infection control measures to avoid an outbreak of the deadly MERS virus during the annual Hajj pilgrimage in October.


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