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4 hrs ago | NewsOn6 Tulsa

Iraq officials: Premier has chosen final ministers

When Trump Plaza opened on May 14, 1984, Donald Trump called it the finest building in Atlantic City, and possibly the nation. Dan Linville and his son were sitting in their living room when they smelled smoke.

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6 hrs ago | Express India

Iran won't shake America's 'dirty hands' in ISIS fight

A PIL is seeking a court-monitored CBI probe into various land deals allegedly entered into by Robert Vadra's firms. Summary Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has said that he had personally rejected an offer from United States for talks to fight ISIS.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

State Press

The righteous anger toward Ted Cruz

Sen. Ted Cruz isn't helping us move forward in our foreign relations. If anything, he is moving us backwards.

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KYTX-TV News

U.S. airstrikes target Islamic State in Iraq

The city you live in could play a major factor in landing that dream gig if you're on the job hunt. A new survey is suggesting parts of the country expect an increase in the labor force.

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The Miami Herald

Kerry to chair UN Security Council meeting on Iraq

Susana Pereda, left, support specialist, and product specialists Christopher Jorge, and Marcella Salem, right, demonstrate the birth simulator "Victoria" that is used for healthcare education. "> Susana Pereda, left, support specialist, and product specialists Christopher Jorge, and Marcella Salem, right, demonstrate the birth simulator "Victoria" that is used for healthcare education.

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Decorated soldier flying home to surprise family in Abernathy dies en route

Rodrigo Cantu, Caballero's cousin, said she was flying home earlier than expected last week when during the flight she felt bad and went to the bathroom. A military companion traveling with her went to the bathroom to check on her when she did not return and found her unconscious, Cantu said.

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Trend

Anti-ISIS meeting kicks off in Paris

French President Francois Hollande called on Monday for a global response to counter the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria , as leaders of more than 30 counteries gathered in Paris to discuss how to fight against the militant group Al Arabiya reported "What is the threat? It is global so the response must be global," the French leader said, while speaking to open a Paris conference aimed at coordinating a strategy against the group, which has taken control of parts of Northern Iraq and has establishes a power base in Syria. Hollande was joined by his Iraqi counterpart, President Fuad Masum, who called upon countries worldwide to "stand by the Iraqi people."

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CBS News

ISIS' brutality unites nations, but not enough

11, 2014 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. PARIS -- Newly outraged by the beheading of yet another Western hostage, diplomats from around the world are in Paris pressing for a coherent global strategy to combat extremists from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria -- minus two of the main players and without any ground troops -- in a conflict that threatens to spill beyond the Mideast.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

TwinCities

Arab nations offer airstrikes on Islamic State, U.S. says

Several Arab nations have offered to launch airstrikes on the Islamic State militant group, lending an important boost to U.S. efforts to knit a broad coalition against the advancing extremists, according to a U.S. official. The nations have offered their help to the Iraqis, who are struggling to halt the group in the country's north and west, or directly to U.S. military officials, the American official said.

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The Age

Iraq deployment won't be open-ended: PM

Tony Abbott is refusing to put a time limit on Australia's commitment to wiping out Islamic State extremists but says the deployment to the Middle East won't be open-ended. The prime minister hit the media trail on Monday to explain the government's decision to send 600 military personnel to the United Arab Emirates as part of an international coalition against IS.

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News24

.com | Obama aide: US goal to neutralise ISIS threat

Success of the US campaign against Islamic State militants will come when the group no longer poses a threat to the United States and its allies in the Middle East, a top US official said on Sunday. US national security advisor Denis McDonough appeared to calibrate President Barack Obama's vow to "degrade and ultimately destroy" the militant group, in spelling out US objectives in an interview with NBC's Meet the Press.

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The Age

Police close in on Leighton bribery allegations

Federal police probing alleged bribery by Leighton Holdings are finalising a brief of evidence to present to prosecutors in what looms as Australia's next major white-collar crime case. The revelations come with Fairfax Media obtaining a freshly leaked batch of company files, including correspondence between two top Leighton executives in 2011 describing a "disgusting history of incompetence and misbehaviour" and improper "rewards, special bonuses, travel rorts" in the company's overseas operations.

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Boston.com

US seeks help from Turkey with ISIS

The Obama administration is struggling to cut off the millions of dollars in oil revenue that has made the Islamic State one of the wealthiest terror groups in history but has been unable to persuade Turkey, the NATO ally where much of the oil is traded on the black market, to crack down on an extensive sales network. Western intelligence officials say they can track the Islamic State oil shipments as they move across Iraq and into Turkey's southern border regions.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Post-gazette.com

Pittsburgh: birthplace of the VFW

Despite continual flare-ups in the Middle East which threaten to prolong U.S. military involvement in the region, tens of thousands of U.S. troops have been withdrawn from Iraq and Afghanistan over the past few years and returned to their homes and families. For many of these veterans, the transition to civilian life marks a continuation of - rather than an end to - their travails.

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UPI

Geopolitical fumbles

One of the most absurd and half-baked geopolitical decisions in recent memory, based on totally erroneous intelligence, has come back to bite us -- yet again. The overthrow and hanging of Saddam Hussein was based on his non-existent nuclear weapons, coupled with a harebrained decision to disband the Iraqi army.

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The Spectator

Four-wheel-drives are to ISIS what longbows were to the English at Agincourt

Car ads are customarily shot on the French Riviera's Grande Corniche or on a very particular road in Tuscany that all art directors know. But the sight of 43 brand new and coruscatingly white Toyota Hiluxes rolling across the infernal Syrian-Iraq border added a hard-edge nightmare venue to the ad-man's soft-focus dreamscape.

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Breitbart.com

Daily Jihad: Exclusive--AEI's Michael Rubin on Assyrian-Kurd Rift

The Assyrian community and the Kurds of Iraq have staked a claim to areas throughout the region, including the Nineveh province in the State's north. Due to the Islamic State's surge through the country, geopolitical ramifications have caused both entities to make aggressive claims in hopes to secure particular lands for the future of their people and their progeny.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Reuters

U.S. wins regional support for Syria/Iraq military campaign

RESENDING STORY WITH SPLIT AUDIO TRACKS U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is in Turkey, drumming up more support for an international alliance that can root out Islamic State. His visit comes on the heels of meetings with Arab leaders in the Saudi capital Jeddah.

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The San Diego Union-Tribune

Cobbling coalition for Iraq, Syria no easy...

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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KIII

Kerry Meets with Arab Leaders to Rally Support for Campaign Against ISIS

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is meeting with leaders from key Arab countries in Saudi Arabia on Thursday as he seeks to enlist regional support for a global coalition to defeat ISIS. The talks in Jeddah come a day after U.S. President Barack Obama outlined a plan to "dismantle and ultimately destroy" the Sunni extremist group that has seized a swath of territory across Iraq and Syria.

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