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Hagel, under pressure, resigns as defense secretary11/24/2014 10:52:28 PMWASHINGTON - U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel resigned on Monday, leaving under pressure as President Barack Obama faces critical national security challenges, including fighting Islamic State in Iraq and Syria and revising plans to exit Afghanistan.Iran nuclear talks extended seven months after failing to meet deadline11/24/2014 11:16:23 PMVIENNA - Iran and six powers failed on Monday for a second time this year to resolve their 12-year dispute over Tehran's nuclear ambitions, and gave themselves seven more months to overcome the deadlock that prevented them from clinching an historic deal.Ukraine leader, under pressure from West, pledges new government soon11/24/2014 8:46:48 PMKIEV - Ukraine will take the first steps this week towards forming a new government, President Petro Poroshenko said on Monday, seeking to assuage concern among his Western allies that the delay is holding up reform and imperiling Western assistance.Missouri grand jury has made decision in fatal shooting of black teen: report11/24/2014 11:18:38 PMFERGUSON, Mo. - A Missouri grand jury has made a decision on whether to indict a white police officer in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, a killing that sparked angry protests in the St. Louis suburb, the Washington Post reported on Monday.Turkey, U.S. ease strains on Islamic State but differences remain11/24/2014 8:57:15 PMISTANBUL - Turkey and the United States smoothed over some differences in the fight against Islamic State during a weekend visit by U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, but the talks heralded little in the way of deeper military cooperation between the NATO allies.U.S., allies conduct 24 strikes on Islamic State in Iraq, Syria: CENTCOM11/24/2014 8:25:58 PMWASHINGTON - The United States and its allies have conducted two dozen strikes against Islamic State militants since Friday, launching nine strikes in Syria and 15 strikes in Iraq, according to U.S. Central Command.Unidentified jet targets airport in Libya's Tripoli: witnesses11/24/2014 7:43:35 PMTUNIS - At least one unidentified jet carried out an air strike on Monday targeting Mitiga airport in the Libyan capital Tripoli, but the extent of damage was not clear, witnesses and local television said.UK faces biggest terrorism threat in its history: minister11/24/2014 6:33:05 PMLONDON - Britain is facing the biggest terrorism threat in its history and has foiled around 40 major plots since suicide bombers attacked London in 2005, Home Secretary Theresa May said on Monday.New York's Cuomo warns snow-hit Buffalo of risk to roofs11/24/2014 9:18:30 PMBUFFALO, N.Y. - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo warned residents of Buffalo, New York, which is still digging out from as much as seven feet of snow, to beware of roof collapses as the weather warms.U.S. seeks to step up India trade talks after WTO breakthrough11/24/2014 8:55:17 PMNEW DELHI - The United States wants to step up its trade dialogue with India, Trade Representative Michael Froman said on Monday, after the resolution of a global trade dispute paved the way for President Barack Obama to visit India.