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