Islamic State (IS) militants may ultimately lose the war in Iraq and Syria because they do not have enough money to run the territory under their control, despite holding assets worth more than $2 trillion, international terrorism experts said.
Brisbane, Australia's third-largest city, was lashed by its worst storm in decades, with wind, rain and hail lifting roofs, cutting power lines, flooding streets and injuring a dozen people, officials said.
Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto announced a nationwide anti-crime plan on Thursday that would allow Congress to dissolve local governments infiltrated by drug gangs and give state authorities control over often-corrupt municipal police.
A London high court judge has ordered Chris Hohn, founder of one of Britain's largest and most successful hedge funds, to pay his former wife $531 million to settle their messy public divorce, according to statements made in court Thursday.
Police and protesters were absent as a Thanksgiving Day calm descended on downtown Ferguson on Thursday, allowing residents to clean up after unrest that battered the St Louis suburb, even if was not clear how long the peace would last.
The European Commission's new president, Jean-Claude Juncker, comfortably survived a no-confidence vote on Thursday brought over news that Luxembourg had lured multinational businesses with super low tax rates during his period as prime minister.
Brisbane, Australia's third largest city, was lashed by its worst storm in decades, with wind, rain and hail lifting roofs, cutting power lines, flooding streets and injuring a dozen people, officials said.