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Syrian Forces Capture 2 Members of Islamic State ‘Beatles’

Washington (AP) -- The American-backed Syrian Democratic Forces captured two notorious British members of an Islamic State insurgent cell commonly dubbed "The Beatles" and known for beheading hostages, a U.S. military official said Thursday. The official said that El Shafee Elsheikh and Alexanda Amon Kotey were captured in early January

This Is What Elon Musk Saving Millions of Dollars Looks Like

In offices and homes across the U.S. and around the world, cheers went up as Elon Musk’s SpaceX successfully tested his new Falcon Heavy rocket Tuesday, a landmark achievement in the billionaire’s Martian aspirations. But the screams were even louder when the vehicle’s two reusable boosters landed safely and simultaneously back on Earth. 

Peru’s ex-leader Fujimori asks for forgiveness amid heated protests

(CNN)Confined to a hospital bed with tubes hooked up to his body, Peruvian ex-President Alberto Fujimori thanked the current leader for commuting his prison sentence -- and asked for forgiveness from those he upset."The news of the humanitarian pardon granted by President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski surprised me at this

OAS calls for new Honduran elections

(CNN)The Organization of American States called for new presidential elections in Honduras after finding copious irregularities in its electoral process. "The only possible way for the victor to be the people of Honduras is a new call for general elections, within the framework of the strictest respect for the

Call for fresh Honduras election after president Juan Orlando Hernndez wins

Electoral observer OAS voices doubts about low-quality election process that does little to clear up critics doubtsThe Organization of American States has called for fresh elections in Honduras, hours after President Juan Orlando Hernndez was declared the winner. Luis Almagro the secretary general of the OAS, a regional forum

Taming ‘the worm’: how the Minhoco is So Paulo’s soul

On weekdays residents who live within feet of this folly of Brazils military dictatorship must put up with pollution and a constant roar but at other times cars are banned. In a city short on public space, the people take controlI remember when our street had trees on it.

Search for Argentine submarine enters ‘critical phase’

Mar del Plata, Argentina (CNN)As a multinational search to find an Argentine submarine remains fruitless more than a week after it vanished, authorities fear crew members may be running out of time.The submarine has only enough air to last seven to 10 days if it has remained fully immersed since