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Friday Aug 22 | The Times of Israel

In Muslim Kosovo, a Jewish claim to nation's past and future

Boxing Club Prishtina is a squat building on a narrow street around the corner from the parliament in the heart of Kosovo's capital city.

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Related Topix: Europe, Kosovo, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Tom Lantos, Democrat

Tue Aug 19, 2014

New Rochelle Talk

A Message From Congressman Eliot Engel

Congress only has four months to tackle the issues most important to Americans, and I am deeply disappointed that the House hasn't yet addressed the need to extend unemployment insurance or fix our broken immigration system.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Fire Dog Lake

lican Congressmen Open To Boots On The Ground In Iraq

Over the weekend both Congressman Eliot Engel and Congressman Adam Kinzinger said they believe sending troops to Iraq may be necessary to protect US national security interests.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Representative Adam Kinzinger, Republican

Infoplease

ISIS Explained

The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria terrorized large swaths of Iraq during the summer of 2014 in its drive to establish an Islamic state ruled by strict shariah law in the Middle East.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Cybercast News Service

Democrat Worries About 1930s-Style Appeasement in Ukraine

A Democratic lawmaker said Sunday that allowing President Vladimir Putin to keep Crimea and possibly other parts of eastern Ukraine on the grounds of protecting ethnic Russians would be akin to appeasing Hitler in 1938.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Russia, World News, Asia, Vladimir Putin,

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Washington Times

Lawmakers call for a coalition of the willinga in Iraq

It's been more than a decade since former President Bush assembled a "coalition of the willing" and sent American ground forces to Iraq, but lawmakers from both parties said Sunday it may be time to repeat those steps in order to counter a burgeoning army of Islamist extremists who continue to make key gains in Iraq and Syria.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, George Bush, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Pelham Daily Voice

Lowey Announces $1.9M Grant To Aid Westchester Veterans

WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. Three area members of Congress recently announced that the Westchester Community Opportunity Program will receive $1,916, 631 from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to prevent at-risk veterans from becoming homeless and to rehouse those who recently have fallen into homelessness throughout Westchester, Putnam, ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, Nita Lowey, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Westchester County, NY, Life, Veteran Affairs

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Examiner.com

Report: Obama lashed out over criticism of Syria from Hillary and Republicans

President Barack Obama delivers a statement about the ongoing U.S. military actions and humanitarian drops in northern Iraq before leaving the White House August 9, 2014 After Hillary Clinton sided with Republicans and some Democrats with her criticisms of President Obama's policy involving Syria , the president wasn't too happy.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Bob Corker, US House of Representatives

Washington Times

Rep. Eliot Engel: U.S. must pressure al-Maliki to step down

Rep. Eliot Engel, New York Democrat, said Tuesday that the U.S. should work with allies to put pressure on Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki to step down.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Mon Aug 11, 2014

News Max

American Actions Created Islamic State's 'Caliph'

The United States has been unwittingly responsible for the rise of the leader of ISIS, who has been directing the violence and takeover of numerous regions in Iraq, The New York Times reported.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Mon Aug 04, 2014

ABC15.com

Some fear losing interest in Syria conflict

There are photos of bodies with limbs torn from their sockets and others showing people with their eyes gouged out -- even shots of people being crucified.

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Related Topix: World News, Ukraine, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Times of Israel

US partisan squabbling delays Iron Dome funding

In an ironic legislative twist, the broad-based bipartisan support in Congress for the Iron Dome project turned an urgent request for additional funds into a political hot potato, trapping efforts in Washington gridlock Thursday.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Israel, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, John McCain, Republican

Cybercast News Service

Syrian Army Defector: 'My Morals a Would Not Allow Me To Be Quiet ...

A man wearing a hooded windbreaker and sunglasses testified before the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Thursday about the deaths of more than 10,000 Syrians at the hands of the Bashar al-Assad regime.

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Related Topix: Prison, US News, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat

KRMG-AM Tulsa

Witness of Syrian atrocities testifies in Congress

Graphic images of emaciated and bloodied corpses in the Syrian civil war were presented to uncharacteristically silent members of Congress Thursday as a former military photographer testified about the signs of savagery he witnessed.

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Related Topix: US News, Prison, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Barack Obama, Mark Pryor, US Senate

ABC News

Witness of Syrian Atrocities Testifies in Congress

Graphic images of emaciated and bloodied corpses in the Syrian civil war were presented to uncharacteristically silent members of Congress Thursday as a former military photographer testified about the signs of savagery he witnessed.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Barack Obama, Mark Pryor, US Senate

Wed Jul 30, 2014

KSL-TV

House panel calls on China to end organ harvesting

The U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee endorsed on Wednesday a resolution calling on China to immediately end what it calls state-sanctioned harvesting of human organs from prisoners.

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Related Topix: Religion, Falun Gong, US Politics, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat

News Max

Rep. Ed Royce: New Sanctions Will Pose 'Serious Consequences' For Russia

A new round of sanctions ordered Tuesday against Russia will pose serious consequences on the Russian economy, House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce, R-Calif., says, and the orders show Europeans are becoming increasingly nervous about increasing military action on the Russian border.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News

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