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House Passes Bill That Authorizes Arming Syrian Rebels

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Even though it was backed by both party leaders, the vote split politicians within their own ranks. The final tally on the narrow military measure was 273 to 156.

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Expanding Mission In Iraq, U.S. Strikes Fighters South Of Baghdad

Monday, September 15, 2014

The attacks were conducted in support of Iraqi Security Forces, marking the first time the U.S. has used air power outside of its original mission to protect U.S. assets.

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Retired Gen. Hayden Compares U.S. ISIS Strategy To 'Casual Sex'

Friday, September 12, 2014

"The reliance on air power has all of the attraction of casual sex: It seems to offer gratification but with very little commitment," retired Gen. Michael Hayden told US News.

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CIA Doubles Its Estimate Of Islamic State Fighters In Iraq And Syria

Thursday, September 11, 2014

The Central Intelligence Agency says the Sunni militant group can "muster between 20,000 and 31,500 fighters." Earlier, the agency had estimated ISIS had at least 10,000 fighters.

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U.S. Threatened To Fine Yahoo $250K A Day If It Didn't Release User Data

Thursday, September 11, 2014

The company says it fought the order in a secret court and lost. Today, that same court finally unsealed documents of a pivotal decision that allowed the U.S. to spy on Internet users.

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Susan Rice: Islamic State Fight Will Not Be 'Iraq War Redux'

Thursday, September 11, 2014

In an interview with NPR, the national security adviser said the U.S. will not be drawn into a ground war in Iraq and Syria, even if local forces are insufficient at containing the Sunni militants.

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NFL: Ex-FBI Chief Will Investigate How League Handled Rice Evidence

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

A report from the AP quotes an unnamed law enforcement official saying police had sent a video to the NFL that showed Rice punching his then-fiancee.

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Obama Says U.S. Will 'Take Out' Islamic State 'Wherever They Exist'

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Signaling a broadening of the American offensive to date, the president said he would not hesitate to order strikes inside Syria. "If you threaten America, you will find no safe haven," Obama warned.

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NFL Commissioner: 'We Have Been Very Open And Honest'

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

In an interview with CBS, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said he would not rule out the possibility of Ray Rice playing again.

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Obama Tells Lawmakers He Has Authority He Needs For Islamic State Fight

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

The implication is that President Obama will not seek Congressional approval for any military action against the militant Sunni group.

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Marin Cilic Wins U.S. Open, Sealing An Improbable Journey

Monday, September 08, 2014

The Croatian defeated Roger Federer to get to the final. He denied Kei Nishikori, himself a huge underdog, the title in three sets on Monday.

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Obama: Our Goal Is To 'Dismantle' The Islamic State

Friday, September 05, 2014

After meeting with allies, the president said he found conviction that it was the responsibility of the international community to "degrade and ultimately destroy" the militant Sunni group.

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Pentagon Says Drone Strike Killed Leader Of Militant Group Al-Shabab

Friday, September 05, 2014

The United States launched airstrikes in Somalia on Monday targeting Ahmed Abdi Godane, a co-founder of the al-Qaida affiliate in Somalia.

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In Ukraine, Cease-Fire Between Government, Separatists Takes Hold

Friday, September 05, 2014

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said he was hopeful that this would be a long-lasting peace. The central disagreements in conflict, however, remain.

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Update: After A 4-Day Hunt, Albino Cobra Is Caught In L.A. Suburb

Friday, September 05, 2014

A driver spotted the highly-venomous snake and called authorities. It was captured without incident.

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Hiring Slows In August, But Unemployment Dips To 6.1 Percent

Friday, September 05, 2014

Coming in below expectations, the U.S. economy added 142,000 jobs in August. Still, the survey from the Bureau of Labor Statistics showed the unemployment rate dipped a tenth of a percent.

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U.S. Announces Coalition To Fight Against The Islamic State

Friday, September 05, 2014

Secretary of State John Kerry said the coalition will support U.S. allies on the ground and continue to use airstrikes on militants. Kerry ruled out any "boots on the ground."

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U.S. Expresses Concern That Syria May Still Have Chemical Weapons

Friday, September 05, 2014

The U.N. official in charge of coordinating the removal of Syria's chemical stockpile said they found discrepancies in the country's accounting of its arsenal.

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NATO Announces 'Rapid-Reaction Force' Amid News Of Ukraine Cease-Fire Deal

Friday, September 05, 2014

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said he and a rebel leader had agreed to a cease-fire, which is part of Russian President Vladimir Putin's seven-point plan toward peace.

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Misplaced IV Line Responsible For Botched Oklahoma Execution, Report Finds

Thursday, September 04, 2014

The report says the IV line delivered the fatal dosage of drugs to the surrounding tissue rather than directly into the bloodstream, resulting in the prolonged execution of Clayton D. Lockett.

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