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Chicago, New York, Hawaii on Obama library's short list

Chicago, New York and Honolulu have made the short list to host Barack Obama's future presidential library.

Hagel, Dempsey defend US plan to target extremists

The nation's top military leader told Congress on Tuesday that if President Barack Obama's expanded military campaign to destroy Islamic extremists fails, he would recommend that the United States... Read more »

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Ukraine parliament ratifies EU pact

Ukraine's parliament ratified an agreement to deepen economic and political ties with the European Union on Tuesday, and passed legislation to grant autonomy to the rebellious east as part of a... Read more »

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US to assign 3,000 from US military to fight Ebola

The Obama administration is ramping up its response to West Africa's Ebola crisis, preparing to assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the afflicted region to supply medical and logistical support... Read more »

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Utah job forecast better than most states

Luckily for most job seekers, Utah boasts the second lowest unemployment rate in the country. In fact, a recent report showed that 20 percent of chief financial officers in the Salt Lake City area... Read more »

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Statehood hearing for DC unlikely to spur change

Congress is dusting off the notion of statehood for the District of Columbia for the first time in 21 years, but that doesn't mean residents of the nation's capital are any closer to gaining... Read more »

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6 killed, 15 wounded in east Ukraine city

Shelling killed six people and wounded 15 others in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk, the city council said Monday — the worst reported violence since a cease-fire between Russian-backed... Read more »

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Decades later, Vietnam soldiers get Medal of Honor

Two Vietnam War soldiers — one still living, one killed in action — received the Medal of Honor in a White House ceremony on Monday, nearly 50 years after they threw themselves into... Read more »

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NATO head: threats from Russia, Islamic State

NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said Monday that members of the U.S.-led alliance must stand shoulder to shoulder to confront simultaneous security threats from Russia and the Islamic... Read more »

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US wealth gap putting the squeeze on state revenue

Income inequality is taking a toll on state governments. Read more »

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Iran rejects global strategy against extremists

Diplomats from around the world sought a global strategy to fight Islamic State extremists Monday, while Iran ruled out working with any international coalition and rejected American requests for... Read more »

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Clinton embraces Iowa, Obama in return to state

Hillary Rodham Clinton's third-place finish in the 2008 Iowa caucuses seemed but a fading memory when the former secretary of state took the stage in front of roughly 10,000 loyal Democrats at... Read more »

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Achieving diversity in police ranks no easy task

When he took over as police chief last year in the St. Louis suburb of Maryland Heights, it didn't take Bill Carson long to see he had a serious diversity problem. Of the department's 79 sworn... Read more »

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Britain mourns aid worker slain by Islamic State militants; another under threat

British aid worker David Haines devoted his life to helping civilians in war zones and that is how he should be remembered, his family said Sunday as they grieved his death at the hands of Islamic... Read more »

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White House still seeking coalition in Mideast war

The White House said Sunday it will find countries willing to send combat troops to fight Islamic extremists in Syria and Iraq, but it's too early to identify them. Read more »

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Islamic State group's war chest is growing by more than $3 million a day

Islamic State militants now have a self-sustaining financial juggernaut, earning more than $3 million a day from oil smuggling, human trafficking, theft and extortion. Read more »

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24-year-old American in North Korea sentenced to 6 years of hard labor

North Korea's Supreme Court on Sunday convicted a 24-year-old American man of entering the country illegally to commit espionage and sentenced him to six years of hard labor. Read more »

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Iraqi PM renounces British citizenship by law

Iraq's new Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has renounced his British citizenship since assuming office last week, three government officials close to the premier said Sunday. Read more »

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Rights group calls for probe into Iraqi airstrike

An international rights group called Sunday for an investigation into an Iraqi airstrike on a school housing displaced families that killed 31 civilians, including 24 children, a day after the... Read more »

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Hurdles for Obama health law in 2nd sign-up season

The next open enrollment season for President Barack Obama's health care law is only two months away. Read more »

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Turkey seeks behind-scene role in NATO coalition

Turkey is the big Muslim power that sits atop raging conflicts in Iraq and Syria, so it might be expected to take a leading role in the NATO coalition announced this month to take on the Islamic... Read more »

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Scottish independence could mean messy divorce

How do you divorce after a 300-year union? It's complicated, and there is a deadline. Read more »

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Merkel leads Berlin rally against anti-Semitism

Chancellor Angela Merkel led a rally against anti-Semitism in Berlin on Sunday, telling several thousand people that Jewish life is part of Germany's identity and she wants to ensure that Jews feel... Read more »

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Conservation groups in Idaho eye lawsuit against predator control agency

Four conservation groups that contend that federal officials in Idaho are violating environmental laws by killing predators and other wildlife to protect livestock and crops have taken the first... Read more »

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Analysis: Both parties in Congress play it safe

Seven weeks before the elections, Republicans and Democrats are both playing it safe, willing to make short-term sacrifices of long-held positions in hopes of maximizing their chances for victory... Read more »

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Utah's Gov. Gary Herbert eyes more appearances on Fox News

Gov. Gary Herbert met with Fox News Channel executives in New York City on Thursday as he looks to join the ranks of Republican colleagues like Chris Christie of New Jersey and Scott Walker of... Read more »

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