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Obama has US make airstrikes in Syria to 'destroy' Islamic State

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WASHINGTON — The U.S. conducted its first airstrikes in Syria, a barrage of attacks joined by partner nations in a major expansion of President Barack Obama’s effort to “degrade and

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Obama offers climate change help to other nations

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is pledging new U.S. help for other nations struggling to address global warming, as heads of state from around the world


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Pentagon: US, partners begin airstrikes in Syria

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. and five Arab countries launched airstrikes Monday night on Islamic State group targets in eastern Syria, and the U.S. undertook a


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Accused White House intruder armed in July arrest

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two months before Omar J. Gonzalez allegedly hopped a White House fence, dashed across the North Lawn and entered the executive mansion, he was


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Government hackers try to crack HealthCare.gov

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government’s own watchdogs tried to hack into HealthCare.gov earlier this year and found what they termed a critical vulnerability — but also


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Afghan president-elect seeks favor in Washington

WASHINGTON (AP) — Months before becoming president-elect of Afghanistan, Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai began spending tens of thousands of dollars on lobbyists in the


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Pentagon: US, partners begin airstrikes in Syria

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. and five Arab countries launched airstrikes Monday night on Islamic State group targets in Syria, expanding a military campaign into a


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Prosecutor: 800 rounds found in intruder case

WASHINGTON (AP) — Investigators found more than 800 rounds of ammunition, a machete and two hatchets in the car of the former soldier accused of scaling the White


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White House fence jumper had ammunition, machete in car,

(c) 2014, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON — Federal prosecutors alleged Monday in federal court that a man who jumped a fence and ran into the White


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SPIN METER: Those changing health law numbers

WASHINGTON (AP) — Call it health care law numerology. The Obama administration has had to revise and refine some initial enrollment numbers for health insurance


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FIFA ethics judge hesitates on World Cup

GENEVA (AP) — For Qatar or Russia to be stripped of the World Cup, a key person in the legal chain needs to make use of the powers available to him. Events of


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