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8 hrs ago | The Badger Herald Online

Bandaloop delivers expectation-defying vertical dance performance

Shaken by the dark sky and icy winds, most students rushed home after classes Friday afternoon. Behind the Memorial Union, though, a brave bunch huddled on the Terrace for a spectacular show by a vertical dance troupe.

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12 hrs ago | SFGate

Former defense contractor faces fraud charges

Federal prosecutors say the former owner of two northern New Jersey-based defense contracting businesses has been charged with mail fraud and violating the Arms Export Control Act. Alper Calik, of Ankara, Turkey, was arrested Saturday when he entered the United States.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Diplomatic push grows against Islamic State group

Officials install an Iraq flag on the car upon the arrival of Iraq President Fouad Massoum, and Iraq Foreign Minister Ibrahim Al-Jaafari at Orly airport south of Paris, France, Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014 ahead of a conference with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, French President Francois Hollande and diplomats from around the world.

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The Daily Star

US will not coordinate airstrikes with Syria: Kerry

In this Friday, Sept. 12, 2014 photo, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry reacts as he listens to his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu in Ankara, Turkey.

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NewsOn6 Tulsa

Turkey seeks behind-scene role in NATO coalition

US Secretary of State John Kerry, left, shakes hand with Turkey's foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu upon his arrival at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Ankara, Turkey, Friday, Sept. 12, 2014.

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The San Diego Union-Tribune

Turkey seeks behind-scene role in NATO...

In this photo released by the Turkish Presidency Press Office, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, left, and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speak before a meeting in Ankara, Turkey, Friday, Sept. 12, 2014.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

TwinCities

Kerry seeks Mideast's help in Islamic State fight

Secretary of State John Kerry received broad assurances but no public commitments from Egypt on Saturday as he continued his tour of the Middle East to try to assemble a coalition behind an American campaign against the extremist group known as the Islamic State. In Baghdad, meanwhile, the new prime minister took a small step toward alleviating the deep alienation that has made some in the Sunni Muslim minority receptive to the Islamic State: He said Saturday that he had ordered the Iraqi security forces to stop "the indiscriminate shelling" of civilian communities under the control of the militants.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

WALB-TV Albany

Cobbling coalition for Iraq, Syria no easy task

US Secretary of State John Kerry, left, shakes hand with Turkey's foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu upon his arrival at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Ankara, Turkey, Friday, Sept. 12, 2014.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Francois Hollande

ABC News

Cobbling Coalition for Iraq, Syria No Easy Task

In this photo released by the Turkish Presidency Press Office, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, left, and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speak before a meeting in Ankara, Turkey, Friday, Sept. 12, 2014.

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The Washington Post

Cobbling coalition for Iraq, Syria no easy task

In this photo released by the Turkish Presidency Press Office, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, left, and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speak before a meeting in Ankara, Turkey, Friday, Sept. 12, 2014.

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State Department

Background Briefing En Route to Ankara, Turkey

MODERATOR: We're on our way to Ankara, Turkey. We're going to do a backgrounder to preview our trip there but also to talk about the Secretary's meetings yesterday in Jeddah.

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State Department

Public Schedule: September 12 - Friday

DEPARTMENT OF STATE PUBLIC SCHEDULE SEPTEMBER 12, 2014 SECRETARY JOHN KERRY Secretary Kerry is on travel to Ankara, Turkey. He is accompanied by Assistant Secretary for Near Eastern Affairs Anne Patterson, Near Eastern Affairs Deputy Assistant Secretary for Iraq and Iran Brett McGurk, Deputy Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs Amanda Sloat, Spokesperson Jen Psaki, and Vice Admiral Kurt Tidd, JCS.

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Groong

Turkey Goes Against US In Campaign Against ISIS

TURKEY GOES AGAINST US IN CAMPAIGN AGAINST ISIS Thursday, September 11th, 2014 http://asbarez.com/126858/turkey-goes-against-us-in-campaign-against-isis/ Fighter jets taxi at the Incirlik air base in Turkey ANKARA--Turkey will refuse to allow a US-led coalition to attack jihadists in neighboring Iraq and Syria from its air bases, nor will it take part in combat operations against militants, a government official told Agence France-Presse Thursday. "Turkey will not be involved in any armed operation but will entirely concentrate on humanitarian operations," the official said on condition of anonymity.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

State Department

Collected Department Releases: Secretary Kerry Travel to Ankara, Turkey and Cairo, Egypt

After Secretary Kerry's visit to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, he will travel to Ankara, Turkey to hold meetings with Turkish leaders. While in Turkey, the Secretary will discuss bilateral and regional issues, including how to promote security and stability in Syria and Iraq.

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Horizon

Turkish Intellectuals Who Have Recognized The Armenian Genocide - Ahmet Altan

Ahmet Hsrev Altan is a Turkish journalist and author. He is the elder son of the notable journalist and writer etin Altan.

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Trend

Turkish military pilot beaten by Kuwaiti diplomats

Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept.11 By Rufiz Hafizoglu Trend: Turkish military pilot got beaten by Kuwaiti diplomats in Turkey's Ankara, Turkey's Hurriyet newspaper reported on Sept.11. Allegedly, the incident occurred on the street, when pilot Hakan Karakush asked the diplomats to make way for him.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

US faces Arab reluctance in Islamic State fight

In this photo provided by the Turkish Prime Ministry Press Service, Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, right, and U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel speak during a meeting in Ankara, Turkey, Monday, Sept. 8, 2014.

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WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Hagel: US must weigh results of broader Iraq fight

A spokesman says S. Truett Cathy, who started a postwar diner in Atlanta that grew into the Chick-fil-A restaurant chain, has died. He was 93. Chick-fil-A founder S. Truett Cathy died early Monday at 93. The billionaire rose from poverty, building a privately held restaurant chain that famously closes every Sunday but drew unwanted attention for the Cathy... Heavy storms pounded the Phoenix area early Monday, flooding major freeways and small roads, leading to several water rescues and setting an all-time record for rainfall in the city in a single day.

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Politico

Georgia on SecDef's mind - Obama to unveil ISIL strategy -...

GEORGIA ON SECDEF'S MIND: Hagel has added another nation to the "coalition of the willing and the capable" that the U.S. is building to take on the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant - Georgia. The country's president, prime minister and defense minister all told Hagel - and, in some cases, reporters - they're ready to roll if and when President Barack Obama picks up the red phone, because they have a dog in this fight.

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

Daily Times

PAF gets four F-16s: Air chief says PAF will ensure defence of...

ANKARA/ISLAMABAD: Successful accomplishment of midlife upgrade and Falcon STAR configuration for PAF F-16s culminated with a graceful closing ceremony that took place at Turkish Aerospace Industries Ankara, Turkey. Air Marshal Sohail Aman, deputy chief of the air staff , as chief guest of the ceremony represented senior leadership of Pakistan Air Force.

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