UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council warned Tuesday that the Islamic State extremist group may be held accountable for crimes against humanity for its systematic persecution of minorities in Iraq.
If you're preparing to buy a new phone you may want to wait a few weeks longer. Apple has reportedly scheduled a press event for Sept. 9 at which it's likely to announce the next version of the iPhone.
By Keith Coffman DENVER (Reuters) - U.S. prosecutors and lawyers defending a Colorado woman accused of providing material support to Islamist militants fighting the governments of Syria and Iraq may be close to resolving the case, court records show. Shannon Maureen Conley, born in 1996, has been in federal custody since she was arrested in April for allegedly preparing to join the Sunni Muslim insurgent group the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, also known as ISIL or ISIS, which has shortened its name to "Islamic State." In a motion filed in U.S District Court in Denver last week, federal public defender Robert Pepin said he is in "continuing discussions" with prosecutors concerning a potential deal in the criminal case against the suburban Denver woman. Conley was arrested by federal agents at Denver International Airport as she was about to board a plane bound for Germany. Islamic State is an al Qaeda offshoot that wants to recreate a medieval-style caliphate from the Mediterranean to the Gulf and deems Shi'ite Muslims to be heretics deserving death.
Anthony Bosch, the former owner of Biogenesis, was one of seven people charged with distributing steroids to variety of players from major league to high schools. Among those charged was Yuri Sucart, 52, a cousin of New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez.
Joint Base Lewis-McChord will not house hundreds of children from Mexico and Central America who have crossed the Mexican border unaccompanied into the United States, said U.S. Rep. Denny Heck, D-Olympia, Tuesday in a written statement.
Jeff Lindquist went into the summer knowing nothing. In a new position, he had to start from the very bottom and try to work his way up. He caught on quickly and, by the end, was starting to enjoy himself.
San Antonio PG Becky Hammon continues to break barriers. On Tuesday, Spurs coach Gregg Popovich named her to his staff as an assistant coach. Terms weren't released but the move makes Hammon the second woman to serve as a coach during the regular-season in the history of the NBA. She'll make the tra
Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer spoke to reporters before a charity round of celebrity golf ahead of this month’s Boeing Classic. He expressed regret at leaving the group fronted by Chris Hansen, but said the opportunity to buy the Los Angeles Clippers was too big to pass up.