Saudi Arabia willing to send ground troops to Syria to fight ISIS: AP Feb 4, 2016 01:56PM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia is willing to send ground troops to Syria to fight Islamic State if the U.S.-led coalition agrees, the Associated Press reported on Thursday, citing the Saudi military spokesman.

Asked about the report at a briefing, State Department spokesman John Kirby said the coalition is generally supportive of having partners contribute more in the fight against Islamic State but he had not seen the reported Saudi proposal. "I... (continue reading...)


Sports Authority said to take steps towards bankruptcy filing, - Bloomberg Feb 4, 2016 12:19PM

Sports Authority said to take steps towards bankruptcy filing, according to Bloomberg.


San Francisco Fed reins in Twitter use after wayward tweet Feb 3, 2016 02:27PM

By Amy Tennery

(Reuters) - The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco on Wednesday imposed a new policy banning staff from tweeting from its official Twitter account on their personal devices, a day after the bank apologized for an employee's unauthorized tweet dismissing the Iowa caucuses as irrelevant.

On Monday night, as results were coming in from the Iowa caucuses, a San Francisco Fed staffer used the bank's confirmed Twitter handle... (continue reading...)


Rick Santorum said to End Presidential Bid tonight - CNN Feb 3, 2016 01:56PM

Rick Santorum said to End Presidential Bid tonight - CNN


Republican Rand Paul suspends 2016 White House campaign Feb 3, 2016 09:05AM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Republican Rand Paul suspended his 2016 presidential bid on Wednesday after his small-government campaign failed to gain traction with voters.

The U.S. senator from Kentucky was the second Republican candidate, behind former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee, to drop out of the race since Monday's night's Iowa caucuses. That contest launched the parties' process to nominate candidates for the November election.

"It's... (continue reading...)


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