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Kurdish forces said to take air base near Turkish border 7:43am EST

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Kurdish fighters backed by Russian bombing raids have driven Syrian rebels from a former military air base near the border with Turkey, a group that monitors the war said on Thursday.  Full Article

 
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U.S. tells allies campaign to defeat Islamic State must be accelerated 7:32am EST 

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The United States is pressing allies on Thursday to contribute more to a U.S.-led military campaign against Islamic State that it says must be accelerated, regardless of the fate of diplomatic efforts to end Syria's civil war.  Full Article  

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Love injury overshadows Kobe's Cleveland farewell Wednesday, 10 Feb 2016 

CLEVELAND (The Sports Xchange) - Kevin Love departure in the final minute of the second quarter with a left shoulder injury marred the Cleveland Cavaliers' 120-111 victory over Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday.  Full Article  

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'Friends' star Perry makes playwriting debut with dark comedy Wednesday, 10 Feb 2016 

LONDON (Reuters) - "Friends" star Matthew Perry swaps the television screen for the London stage in "The End of Longing", his playwriting debut about four people feeling the pressures of life as they reach their forties.  Full Article