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High court rebukes President Obama on recess appointments

The Supreme Court on Thursday limited the president's power to fill high-level vacancies with temporary appointments, ruling in favor of Senate Republicans in their... Read more »

June 26, 2014


What to do in Iraq? Obama consults Congress

President Barack Obama briefed leaders of Congress on options for quelling an al-Qaida-inspired insurgency in Iraq as Republicans lawmakers and administration... Read more »

June 18, 2014


US aims for trial of Benghazi suspect held on ship

The capture of an alleged leader of the deadly 2012 attacks on Americans in Benghazi, Libya, gave U.S. officials a rare moment of good news. Now, they are preparing to... Read more »

June 18, 2014

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Benghazi suspect in US custody for 2012 attack

U.S. special forces seized a "key leader" in the deadly Benghazi, Libya, attack and he is on his way to face trial in the U.S. for the fiery assault that killed the... Read more »

June 17, 2014


Prospect of new Iraq fight turns hawks into doves

The prospect of the U.S. military returning to the fight in Iraq has turned congressional hawks into doves. Read more »

June 17, 2014


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