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

The Obama administration is preparing to assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the Ebola afflicted region.

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 »

Sept. 14, 2014

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Video released showing beheading of British aid worker by Islamic State extremists

Islamic State extremists released a video showing the beheading of British aid worker David Haines, who was abducted in Syria last year, and British Prime Minister David Cameron late Saturday... Read more »

Sept. 14, 2014

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Hillary Clinton in Iowa stirs 2016 speculation

Hillary Rodham Clinton, making her return to Iowa for the first time since the 2008 presidential campaign, implored Democrats on Sunday to choose shared economic opportunity over "the guardians of... Read more »

Sept. 14, 2014

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Jason Chaffetz: Mitt Romney is leaving door open to another run

Mitt Romney is leaving the door open to a third run for president if no suitable Republican enters the race, according to one of his key supporters, Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah. Read more »

Sept. 13, 2014

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WHO turns down Sierra Leone request for funds for Ebola evacuation

The World Health Organization said Saturday it could not meet a request from Sierra Leone to evacuate a doctor who contracted the deadly Ebola disease. Read more »

Sept. 13, 2014

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US gov't warns citizens of terror plot in Uganda

The U.S. embassy in Uganda warned American citizens in the country Saturday to stay at home overnight as Ugandan authorities attempt to foil a possible terror attack. Read more »

Sept. 13, 2014

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Egypt seeks broader alliance with US over Libya

As U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry sought Egyptian support on Saturday for an international coalition to combat jihadi groups, Egypt pressed for broader international efforts to fight militants... Read more »

Sept. 13, 2014

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Power shift expected in Swedish election

Sweden heads into a parliamentary election on Sunday with polls showing the left-leaning Social Democrats poised to return to power after eight years of center-right rule. Read more »

Sept. 13, 2014

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Kerry seeks Egypt aid in battle against extremists

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Saturday hailed Egypt as an "important partner" in the emerging coalition aimed at beating back the extremist Islamic State group, while stressing that the... Read more »

Sept. 13, 2014

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Ukraine government repels rebel attack on airport

A convoy of more than 200 white trucks crossed the Russian border to deliver humanitarian aid to a battered Ukrainian city on Saturday, a move made without Kiev's consent yet met with silence by... Read more »

Sept. 13, 2014

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AP Enterprise: al-Qaida's Syrian cell alarms US

The Islamic State group is grabbing the attention now, but American officials say another band of extremists in Syria — a mix of militants from Afghanistan, Yemen, Syria and Europe —... Read more »

Sept. 13, 2014

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Ukraine PM says country still in 'state of war'

Ukraine is "still in a state of war" with neighboring Russia despite a cease-fire between Kiev's forces and Moscow-backed rebels in the east, the country's prime minister said Saturday shortly... Read more »

Sept. 13, 2014

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'New' Scots vote crucial to independence result

On the south side of Glasgow, in the heartland of Scotland's Asian community, support for independence from United Kingdom is strong as Thursday's referendum nears. Read more »

Sept. 13, 2014

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War plan joggles usual politics in Senate races

In a nation weary of war, yet alarmed by the prospect of an emerging threat, President Barack Obama's plan to strike Islamic State militants is ruffling the usual left-right politics in several... Read more »

Sept. 13, 2014

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Strikes in Iraq, Syria expected under new war plan

As U.S. forces gear up for airstrikes in Syria, the first demonstration of President Barack Obama's more aggressive military campaign against the Islamic State group is likely to unfold first in... Read more »

Sept. 13, 2014

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Japan pushes North Korea to resolve abductions

Japan's prime minister turned up the pressure on North Korea on Saturday to answer questions over the fate of possibly hundreds of Japanese citizens believed to have been abducted by the North's... Read more »

Sept. 13, 2014

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Eyeing 2016, Sen. Rubio stresses border security

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio emerged as a leading Republican voice on immigration last year. Read more »

Sept. 13, 2014

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Obama 'confident' of Islamic State group's defeat

President Barack Obama cast the worldwide campaign he's leading to destroy the Islamic State group on Friday as part of a broader effort to root out extremism within the Muslim world, telling... Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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Hillary Clinton wants more done to halt kidnappings of girls and women as war tactic

Hillary Rodham Clinton on Friday urged the United Nations to come up with a more robust strategy to combat the growing use of kidnappings of girls and women as a war tactic across the globe. Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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Ukraine will delay implementation of EU trade deal

European leaders said Friday that they would allow Ukraine to delay putting a landmark trade deal into effect, a major concession to Russia which has repeatedly threatened retaliation if Kiev... Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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US will be ramping up airstrikes soon — in Iraq

As U.S. forces gear up for airstrikes in Syria, the first demonstration of President Barack Obama's more aggressive military campaign against the Islamic State group is likely to unfold first in... Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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Democratic senator reimburses government $33,727 for flights

Democratic Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu said Friday that her campaign has reimbursed the federal government $33,727 for flights she took that included political fundraising events dating back to... Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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Oklahoma lawmakers to consider execution by gas

Oklahoma would become the first state to execute condemned inmates using nitrogen gas under a proposal that will be presented next week to a legislative committee. Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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Man wins fight to get same-sex union recognized

In a ruling that calls into question Arizona's gay marriage ban, a judge handed a victory Friday to a gay man who lost his spouse to cancer last month and was denied death benefits because the... Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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Obama's war plan rattles Dem, GOP Senate nominees

In a nation weary of war, yet alarmed by the prospect of an emerging threat, President Barack Obama's plan to strike Islamic State militants is ruffling the usual left-right politics in several... Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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