"Certainly we do not want to, for things to get to military conflict," the US secretary of state said. "If they elevate the threat of their weapons program to a level that we believe require action, then, that option's on the table."
Hashish growers in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley have built up big arsenals to fight off the country's army. Now the drug lords say they're ready to turn their weapons against Islamic militants spilling over the border from Syria.
As bombs fall, China, India and Pakistan have evacuated their nationals. Why not us, asks Bronx-born 20-year-old Summer Nasser? The State Department, which has evacuated government personnel and families, says it has no plans to evacuate ordinary US citizens.
Southwest Airlines now says the college student it removed from a flight was ejected because another passenger believed he had made "threatening comments," including using the term "inshallah" — Arabic for "God willing."
Japan and India signed a controversial civil nuclear deal on Friday that will allow Japanese companies to export atomic technology to the Asian giant as the two countries deepen economic and security ties.