France to carry out airstrikes in Iraq

French President Francois Hollande delivers his speech during a press conference at the Elysee Palace, Thursday, Sept.18, 2014. Hollande gives wide-ranging news conference, as he comes under criticism from all sides over his handling of the economy, his government and his private life. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)PARIS (AP) — France has agreed to carry out airstrikes requested by Iraq to bolster its fight against the Islamic State group's fighters who've captured swathes of the country, President Francois Hollande said Thursday.



Ukraine's pleas for lethal aid from US go unmet

Ukraine President Poroshenko addresses a joint meeting of Congress in the U.S. Capitol in WashingtonWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says $46 million in new assistance that the U.S. will provide to Ukraine's military will help the country defend against Russian aggression.



Mexico boosts Los Cabos security after looting

People carry looted goods taken from Walmart in Cabo San Lucas , Mexico, Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. Desperate locals and tourists were in survival mode in the resort area of Los Cabos on Wednesday, with electrical and water service still out three days after Hurricane Odile made landfall as a monster Category 3 storm. Looters stripped supermarkets of their food and other products, with some people fighting over goods. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)LOS CABOS, Mexico (AP) — Federal police on Thursday vowed to crack down on lawlessness and restore order in the hurricane-stricken resort area of Los Cabos after looting emptied store shelves and unnerved residents who worried their homes could be next.



Texas sheriff's deputy missing during flooding

A cold front will produce showers and thunderstorms over the Midwest Friday Sept. 19, 2014. The Southeast will have a chance of showers and storms. Showers and storms will also be possible for the Central Rockies, Southwest, and Texas. (AP Photo/Weather Underground)AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Rescue crews were searching Thursday for a Texas sheriff's deputy who radioed for help minutes before her empty patrol car was found submerged by floodwaters.



Rob Ford releases audio statement from hospital

Mayor Rob Ford's brother, Doug Ford, arrives at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. Later in the day, Mayor Ford's doctor said he is suffering from a rare and difficult cancer that will require aggressive chemotherapy. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette)TORONTO (AP) — Just hours before he begins aggressive chemotherapy for a rate and difficult-to-beat cancer, a rough-sounding Toronto Mayor Rob Ford released an audio statement from his hospital room on Thursday urging people to vote for his brother for mayor.





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