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1 hr ago | The New Zealand Herald

NATO coalition in Afghanistan shrinking

Alongside the exodus of U.S. troops from Afghanistan, soldiers who hail from countries like Singapore and Slovenia, Mongolia and Malaysia have been packing up too, leaving behind an ever-shrinking NATO coalition.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, 9, Tufts University

5 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

NATO may create quick-strike force over Ukraine crisis

President Barack Obama and allied leaders will respond to Russian aggression in Ukraine by moving to set up a quick-strike force of several thousand troops at the NATO summit this week in Wales.


Related Topix: World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), US Politics, US News, Travel, Europe Travel, Poland Travel

9 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

Civil disobedience expected in fast-food pay fight

McDonald's, Wendy's and other fast-food restaurants are expected to be targeted with acts of civil disobedience that could lead to arrests Thursday as labor organizers escalate their campaign to unionize the industry's workers.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Fast Food, US Politics, US News

12 hrs ago | 4029TV.com

Five must-follow races for the midterms

That means if you turn on your TV, expect to see more -- and nastier -- political advertisements.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, Scott Walker, US Governors, 2012 Presidential Election

16 hrs ago | The Cyprus Weekly

Russia's gains cloud Obama's assurances to Baltics

For the second time this year, President Barack Obama will travel to Russia's backyard to assure nervous nations of his ironclad commitment to their security.


Related Topix: US Politics, Vladimir Putin, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), World News, Estonia, Europe, Travel, Europe Travel, Estonia Travel

Mon Sep 01, 2014

WAND-TV Decatur

Austerity debate flares as Europe recovery fades

1, 2014. . FILE - In this Aug. 7, 2014 file photo Head of the European Central Bank, ECB, Mario Draghi attends a news conference in Frankfurt, Germany.


Related Topix: World News, Germany, University of Wisconsin Madison, US Politics, US News

Daily Kos

Unequal pay starts early

A tag is a way to search for this diary. If someone is searching for "Barack Obama," is this a diary they'd be trying to find? Use a person's full name, without any title.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Michelle Obama


Obama notifies Congress of airstrikes in Iraq

President Barack Obama has sent official notification to Congress of his order for last week's airstrikes and humanitarian aid drops to help Iraqis threatened by Islamic State militants.


Related Topix: Middle East, Iraq, World News, US Politics, US News


No gray area: Beliefs shape views of Brown killing

Several shootings have been reported near the route of New York City's West Indian Day Parade just hours before its start.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News


Barack Obama, Mary Burke (D-CAND, Wisconsin-GOV) indignantly object...

In addition to a Milwaukee visit on Monday, President Barack Obama will return to Wisconsin before Nov. 4 to campaign for Democratic candidate for governor Mary Burke, a party spokesman said Thursday.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News

Cybercast News Service

Obama promoting economic gains as elections near

Boosted by recent economic gains, President Barack Obama is sounding more bullish about the nation's recovery from the Great Recession and the White House is encouraging Democrats to show similar optimism as they head into the November mid-term elections.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Milwaukee, WI

Sun Aug 31, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Islamist militia now guards US Embassy in Libya

Five states are on the short list for a $5 billion factory that Tesla Motors plans to build so it can crank out batteries for a new generation of electric cars.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya, Tesla Motors, Startups, Prison, US Politics, US News, Wisconsin, Earthquake, Natural Disasters


Surly 2014 electorate poised to 'keep the bums in'

This Oct. 2, 2013, file photo shows Vicki Maturo, of Culver City, Calif., as she protests against the government shutdown outside the federal building in Los Angeles.


Related Topix: US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Representative Scott Perry, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Boehner, Ohio

Bangor Daily News

Libyan armed faction takes over US Embassy annex in Tripoli

Members of a Libyan militia have taken over an abandoned annex of the U.S. Embassy in Tripoli but have not broken into the main compound where the United States evacuated its staff last month, U.S. officials said Sunday.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya, Prison, Muammar Gaddafi (Gadhafi), US Politics, US News

KSFO-AM San Francisco

Cruz Invites Obama to Border, Calls for Bombing ISIS 'Back to the Stone Age'

Sen. Ted Cruz Saturday invited President Obama to accompany him to a golf course on the Texas-Mexico border, telling conservatives at an Americans for Prosperity summit in Dallas he thought that was "the only way there is a chance in heaven that he might come" to the region.


Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate


Senator: Obama may be too cautious with militants

The chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee, Feinstein told NBC's "Meet the Press" that the Defense and State departments have been putting together a response to the threat.


Related Topix: Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Journalism


Obamas attend wedding of their longtime chef

This photo taken Aug. 30, 2010, shows then Assistant White House Chef Sam Kass weighing sweet potatoes during the White House Kitchen Garden Fall Harvest with first lady Michelle Obama and students in Washington.


Related Topix: Wedding, US Politics, US News, Potatoes, Life, Food, Vegetables, Michelle Obama, Harvest, US Military, Andrews Air Force Base, US Air Force


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Lower corporate tax rates: now Lower corporate tax rates: now Check out this story on pal-item.com: http://pinews.co/1u0f8M1 The Obama administration is highly exercised about "inversion," the practice by which an American corporation acquires a foreign company and moves its headquarters out of the U.S. to benefit from lower tax rates abroad.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, Opinion

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Tyler Morning Telegraph

In Texas, Cruz sounds like he's running in 2016

Republican Sen. Ted Cruz sounds increasingly like he's made up his mind to run for president in 2016, telling an influential gathering of conservative activists Saturday that "we are part of a grassroots fire that is sweeping this country."


Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors

News Max

Obama Attends Wedding of Longtime Personal Chef

President Barack Obama set aside the pressures of the world's trouble spots on Saturday to assume the role of spectator for something more joyous: the wedding of the Obama family's longtime chef and friend.


Related Topix: Wedding, US Politics, US News, W., Ferguson, MO