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1 min ago | The Washington Post

How the US has justified overseas military action

Congress passed an Authorization for the Use of Military Force in Iraq in 2002, clearing the way for the U.S.-led war in Iraq.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, George Bush, W.

4 hrs ago | News Shopper

No 10: No US air strike request

Downing Street has denied receiving a request from the US for Britain to join air strikes against jihadists Britain joining strikes against jihadists has not been requested and is not currently under discussion, Downing Street has insisted, despite reports that Barack Obama is hoping to win agreement to bring allies into the air campaign by next ... (more)

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4 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

US accuses Russia of orchestrating a new military campaign in Ukraine

The Obama administration accused Russia on Wednesday of orchestrating a new military campaign in Ukraine that is helping rebel forces expand their fight in the country's east and sending tanks, rocket launchers and armored vehicles toward communities elsewhere.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, World News, Ukraine,

7 hrs ago | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Obama crafts legal rationale for immigration steps

The White House is crafting a blame-it-on-Congress legal justification to back up President Barack Obama's impending executive actions on immigration.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Dick Cheney

10 hrs ago | ABC News

TV Station Pulls Anti-Shaheen Ads off Air

A super PAC's negative ads against Sen. Jeanne Shaheen were pulled off the air Wednesday after the New Hampshire Democrat's attorneys flagged inaccuracies in the spot.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Senator Kelly Ayotte, Republican, Scott Brown

14 hrs ago | WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

Obama Wants New ISIS War Plan ASAP

President Obama wants to decide by the end of the week whether or not his war in Iraq against the Islamic State will expand to the group's haven in eastern Syria.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News

16 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Egypt's president will head to US in September

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi will visit the United States in September on his first trip there as the country's head of state, the country's official news agency reported Wednesday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Hosni Mubarak, Mohamed Hosni Mubarak, World News

20 hrs ago | ABC News

APNewsBreak: Jindal Suing Feds Over Common Core

Gov. Bobby Jindal planned to file a lawsuit Wednesday against the Obama administration, accusing it of illegally manipulating federal grant money and regulations to force states to adopt the Common Core education standards.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors

22 hrs ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

US commander: Taliban will test Afghans in 2015

Afghanistan's election stalemate this summer hurt progress in training the country's military, and resolving the political chaos will be key to that military's success in 2015, Marine Gen.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai, US Politics, US News

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Daily Kos

Elections: Arizona, Florida, and Oklahoma primary liveblog #1

Tonight voters in Arizona and Florida go to the polls in their party primary, and Oklahoma will hold a runoff in races where no candidate cleared 50 percent in June .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News

The York Daily Record

Army officer killed at Gettysburg to get Medal of Honor

A Union Army officer who made his last stand at the Battle of Gettysburg is to be honored with the nation's highest military decoration 151 years after his death, the result of a decades-long push by his descendants and Civil War buffs.

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Related Topix: History in the News, US Politics, US News, Delafield, WI

KTVN Reno

Maine Governor LePage embraces candor in campaign

Maine Gov. Paul LePage sometimes can't help mouthing off, once telling the NAACP to "kiss my butt," calling the IRS "the new Gestapo" and saying he wouldn't be afraid to tell President Barack Obama to "go to hell."

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Related Topix: US Governors, Paul LePage, US Politics, US News

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Greek archaeologists enter large underground tomb

Maine Gov. Paul LePage sometimes can't help mouthing off, once telling the NAACP to "kiss my butt," calling the IRS "the new Gestapo" and saying he wouldn't be afraid to tell President Barack Obama to "go... Maine Gov. Paul LePage sometimes can't help mouthing off, once telling the NAACP to "kiss my butt," calling the IRS "the new Gestapo" and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Anthropology, Science, US Governors, Paul LePage, US Politics, US News, Wedding, Immigration Reform

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Obama vows justice in murder of American

His standing with veterans damaged by scandal, President Barack Obama on Tuesday defended his administration's response to Veterans Affairs lapses that delayed health care for thousands of former service members, but conceded more needed to be done to regain their trust.

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Life, Veteran Affairs, North Carolina Government, Senator Kay Hagan, North Carolina, US Senate, Democrat

Courier News

Report: U.S. Syria surveillance flights begin

U.S. surveillance flights over Syria have started with President Obama's go ahead, a step that will provide potential targets if airstrikes against Islamic State militants are approved.

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Related Topix: Syria, World News, Middle East, Afghanistan, US Politics, US News, US Military, US Navy

KRNV-TV Reno

Brown OKs bills on 'kill switch,' Obama presidency

The governor on Monday announced signing SB962 by Sen. Mark Leno, which makes California the first state to require smartphones to offer a "kill switch."

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Related Topix: California Government, California, US Politics, US News

Mon Aug 25, 2014

San Bernardino County Sun

Election 2014: Gary Miller endorses Paul Chabot to succeed him

Gary Miller, 65, Republican, is the U.S. Representative for California's 31st Congressional District.

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Related Topix: Gary Miller, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ron Paul, Immigration Reform, Rancho Cucamonga, CA

The Beaumont Enterprise

Immigration shaping up as leading election issue

This July 18, 2014, file photo shows protestors in Philadelphia demonstrating near the Consulate of Mexico in support of immigrants recently entering the United States via Mexico.

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

Daily Times

Kansas lawyer in battle against Obama on immigration : August 25, 2014,

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON As President Barack Obama prepares to announce major immigration policy changes, conservative attorney Kris Kobach is fighting a case in federal court he says has the potential to torpedo the president's plans.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Immigration Reform, US Politics

CBS Local

Immigration Looks To Be Leading Election Issue

For Republican Rep. Scott Perry, the influx of Central American children who have crossed illegally into the United States has propelled immigration to a top concern for voters in his heavily rural district far from the Texas border, eclipsing the new health care law and the federal deficit.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Greg Walden, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Scott Perry, 2012 Presidential Election, Mark Pryor, US Senate, Democrat

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