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Jackie Northam

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Online Fund Started To Raise Money For Greece's Debt

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

Thom Feeney of London says he was fed up with the showdowns between Greece and its creditors. He started a campaign called Greek Bailout Fund to raise 1.6 billion euros to help pay Greece's debt.

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Brazil Tries To Rebuild Relations With U.S. After NSA Spying Scandal

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Two years ago, President Dilma Rousseff canceled a planned state visit after discovering the U.S. was spying on Brazil. Since that time, her popularity has nosedived, and so too has Brazil's economy.

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White House To Amend Ransom-For-Hostages Rules

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

It is expected to announce changes to the policy on paying ransom for hostages kidnapped by militant groups. It will no longer bar a hostage's family from dealing with and paying ransom to captors.

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U.S., China Face Tensions At 7th Strategic And Economic Dialogue

Monday, June 22, 2015

Cyber hacking and tension in the South China Sea will be among the issues discussed during the seventh annual U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue, on Monday in Washington, D.C. The three-day event focuses on addressing the immediate and long-term economic and strategic interests of both countries.

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Anxious About China, Asian Nations Buy More U.S. Military Hardware

Tuesday, June 09, 2015

The shopping spree by Southeast Asian nations is expected to total around $40 billion over the next year. But the U.S. has competition, from Russia, Europe and other countries in Asia.

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As The Arctic Opens Up, The U.S. Is Down To A Single Icebreaker

Monday, June 01, 2015

Melting ice means more of the Arctic is accessible to exploration and shipping, and countries are racing to establish a presence. But they still need heavy icebreakers, and the U.S. is falling behind.

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Canadian Judge Grants Former Guantanamo Inmate Bail

Thursday, May 07, 2015

Omar Khadr, who served more than a decade at Guantanamo Bay, has been released on bail while he waits out an appeal for war crimes' convictions. The Canadian government criticized the judge's ruling.

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Saudi Arabia Proposes A 5-Day Truce In Yemen

Thursday, May 07, 2015

Saudi Arabia says the cease-fire will help get much-needed humanitarian aid into Yemen, but the offer is good only if Houthi rebels comply with the deal.

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U.S. Issues Licenses For Ferry Travel To Cuba

Wednesday, May 06, 2015

For the first time in 50 years, the U.S. has issued licenses for ferry service between the United States and Cuba. At least four companies received licenses Tuesday.

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Ex-Guantanamo Prisoner In Canada Wants To Be Released On Bail

Tuesday, May 05, 2015

Omar Khadr was sent to Guantanamo Bay prison when he was 15 years old. Now in prison in Canada, he is seeking bail while he appeals his war-crimes conviction. Ottawa wants him to stay put.

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New Fighting Along Yemen Border Closes Schools And Airports

Tuesday, May 05, 2015

Fresh fighting around Najran comes after a nearly six-week Saudi-led air campaign against Houthi rebels. Aid agencies urge a halt to bombing Yemen's airports so humanitarian supplies can be delivered.

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NATO Forces Launch Largest Anti-Submarine Exercises Ever Off Norway Coast

Monday, May 04, 2015

The two-week naval exercise, dubbed Dynamic Mongoose, brings dozens of vessels together, and comes amid concern about Russia's increasing aggression.

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Israel Braces For More Protests By Minority Ethiopian Community

Monday, May 04, 2015

Security forces have been deployed in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem to try to prevent further violence after police and protesters clashed Sunday at rallies to protest police treatment of Ethiopian-Israelis.

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Documents Show FAA Questioned Mental Fitness of Germanwings Co-Pilot Andreas Lubitz

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Newly released documents show the FAA initially declined to give Andreas Lubitz a medical certificate for his U.S. pilot's license because of his history of depression.

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Japan's Prime Minister Makes Historic Address To Congress

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe laid out his vision of increasing ties with the U.S., and expressed his remorse over Japan's wartime atrocities.

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Game Of Thrones: Saudi King Shakes Up Line Of Succession

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

King Salman has named a new heir to the throne — and consolidated power in the hands of a younger generation.

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As Curfew Goes Into Effect, Baltimore Police Clear Defiant Crowds

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Some 2,000 National Guard troops and 1,000 police officers have been deployed to enforce a 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. curfew. Riots Monday left at least 20 officers injured and several buildings destroyed.

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U.S., Japan Announce Updated Defense Guidelines

Monday, April 27, 2015

The updated 18-year-old guidelines reflect concern over China's growing influence and North Korea's nuclear capability. They also call for Japan to take a more active role in the Asia Pacific region.

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For Japan's Prime Minister, U.S. Visit A Chance To Elevate Image

Monday, April 27, 2015

Shinzo Abe will have a summit with President Obama, sign a security agreement and make a historic address to a joint meeting of Congress during his weeklong visit.

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Merchant Ships Called On To Aid Migrants In Mediterranean Feel The Strain

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Commercial ships have rescued tens of thousands of migrants trying to cross by boat to Europe from Africa and the Middle East. But the vessels and their crews aren't equipped to handle these missions.

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