U.S. close to suspending Syria talks with Russia as Aleppo battle rages 3:44pm EDT

WASHINGTON/BEIRUT (Reuters) - The United States is close to suspending talks with Russia on a ceasefire in Syria, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Thursday, as the Kremlin vowed to press on with an assault on the city of Aleppo.  Full Article

India says hits Pakistan-based militants, escalating tensions 3:34pm EDT 

NEW DELHI/ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Indian officials said elite troops crossed into Pakistan-ruled Kashmir on Thursday and killed suspected militants preparing to infiltrate and carry out attacks on major cities, in a surprise raid that raised tensions between the nuclear-armed rivals.  Full Article  

Ryder Cup first tee a 'forever' moment 2:34pm EDT 

CHASKA, Minnesota (Reuters) - It is an individualist game at its core, yet some of golf's most vivid moments come from the Ryder Cup and the first tee of the preeminent team competition in the sport.  Full Article