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  1. MORICI: Scots should vote no on independenceRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Washington Times

    Scots will be worse off if they vote for independence. It's not good economics and not much else is at stake.

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  2. Congress scrutinizes Obama military strategyRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Washington Times

    President Barack Obama's strategy to combat Islamic State extremists in Iraq and Syria is being scrutinized in Congress, where the expanded military campaign has broad support but faces skepticism rooted in more than a decade of war. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Army Gen.

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  3. Washington talks domestic violence, motherhoodRead the original story

    Monday | Washington Times

    In fact, it was the day before news outlets were looping security-camera images of the NFL running back punching out his then-fiance Janay Palmer, that the "Scandal" actress was filming a public service announcement about a rarely discussed component of domestic violence known a financial abuse. "For many, many of those cases - 98 percent of those cases - the financial abuse is what keeps a woman trapped," Washington said.

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  4. AP News in Brief at 8:58 p.m. EDTRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 13 | Washington Times

    Islamic State extremists have released a video showing the beheading of British aid worker David Haines, who was abducted in Syria last year, and British Prime Minister David Cameron is condemning his slaying as "an act of pure evil." Cameron confirmed Haines' death in a statement posted late Saturday on his official Twitter account after the British Foreign Office had said earlier that it was "working urgently to verify the video."

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  5. Young Vic / Portobello production of "The Magic Flute," directed by Mark Dornford-May.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | Washington Times

    With colorful African costumes and tribal drumming, the Isango Ensemble from South Africa makes its Washington debut as part of the Shakespeare Theatre Company's Presentation Series. The performers arrive at this first stop of their extensive U.S. tour with glowing recommendations and many honors for stage productions and films, among them the Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival in London, the Globes de Cristal for Best Opera production in Paris, and the Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival.

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  6. A day to remember, a war to fightRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 11 | Washington Times

    When the first plane hit, I was participating in a press conference so insignificant I can't even recall what the topic was. But on that ordinary day, a beautiful fall morning in Washington, I was privileged to witness some of the most extraordinary and inspiring acts of courage and sacrifice of my entire life in public office.

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  7. Dick Cheney re-emergence complicates Obama response to Islamic State threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Washington Times

    Former Vice President Dick Cheney 's re-emergence in Washington this week to talk about fighting terrorists in Iraq must have seemed like a bad nightmare for President Obama, who is trying to make a case to skittish voters that the U.S. can expand its military action in the Middle East without repeating the mistakes of his predecessor's war on terror. For Mr. Obama and his allies on Capitol Hill, the specter of Mr. Cheney and his boss, President George W. Bush , continues to hang over them as they try to grapple with the ascendent insurgents of the Islamic State, also known by the acronyms ISIS and ISIL.

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  8. ISTOOK: Congress going through motions, but dangerous lame-duck session loomsRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Washington Times

    Only 10 work days are scheduled for Congress between now and Election Day on Nov. 4, even though it's almost two months on the calendar. Lawmakers setting up for a dangerous lame-duck session afterward.

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  9. Do over! Obama speech to reverse course on...Read the original story

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Washington Times

    Nine months after belittling the Islamic State as a "JV" terrorist group, President Obama will devote an urgent prime-time address Wednesday to his plan for defeating the suddenly resurgent militants, a strategy that will rely heavily on U.S. partnership with an untested Iraqi government and unproven Syrian rebels. In a speech from the White House at 9 p.m., Mr. Obama will tell Americans that the Islamic State is now a "high national security priority," aides said.

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  10. World religious leaders urge unity in stopping Islamic StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Washington Times

    The Islamic State's genocide of Christians will have lasting effects not only on the Middle East's culture but on world peace, a panel of Christian leaders and religious freedom advocates warned Tuesday. At the inaugural Summit for Middle East Christians, bishops and scholars from around the world called for a global effort to stop the extermination of Christianity from where its roots were planted 2,000 years ago.

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  11. EDITORIAL: Bandits inside the BeltwayRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Washington Times

    Everyone who lives or works in Washington knows that speed and red-light revenue cameras aren't there for anyone's safety. After an exhaustive review of the sordid facts, the D.C. inspector general on Monday confirms it.

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  12. House GOP to unveil temporary spending billRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Washington Times

    Republicans controlling the House are set to unveil a short-term spending bill on Tuesday with new funds to battle the Ebola outbreak but no additional funding to cope with the crisis of unaccompanied immigrant children on the southern border. The top priority for GOP leaders is to avoid a repeat of last year's politically damaging partial shutdown of the government.

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  13. GOP dubs Sen. Harry Reid a king of gridlock,a driver of Obamaa s agendaRead the original story

    Monday Sep 8 | Washington Times

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is not on the ballot this year, but the GOP is nevertheless angling to make him the focus of the 2014 campaign, arguing a vote for any Senate Democrat is a vote to keep Mr. Reid in power. In several early-season campaign debates, Republican candidates have challenged Democrats, saying they are trying to hide their allegiance to Mr. Reid , whom they say is both the king of congressional gridlock and the man in charge of President Obama 's agenda on Capitol Hill.

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  14. Obama to broaden US effort to combat militantsRead the original story

    Monday Sep 8 | Washington Times

    President Barack Obama will go on the offensive against the Islamic State group with a broader counterterror mission than he previously has been willing to embrace, U.S. officials said Monday. The new plan, however, won't commit U.S. troops to a ground war against the brutal insurgency and will rely heavily for now on allies to pitch in for what could be an extended campaign. 265 comments

  15. Congress coming back, must act to avoid shutdownRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 7 | Washington Times

    Lawmakers are streaming back to Capitol Hill after their summer vacation for an abbreviated September session in which feuding Democratic and Republican leaders promise action to prevent a government shutdown while holding votes aimed at defining the parties for the fall campaign. Republicans control the House and want to pad their 17-vote majority, so they intend to follow this simple rule: first, do no harm.

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  16. a Uptowna Shawa s rebirth heralds good dining in SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 4 | Washington Times

    Shaw , originally just called "Uptown," is one of Washington's oldest neighborhoods and now is becoming one of its hottest - a good example of how food can help transform a neighborhood. Restaurants give a neighborhood its personality, if not exactly its soul, and Shaw is no exception.

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  17. Former mayor Williams joins DC Olympic groupRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 4 | Washington Times

    Former District of Columbia mayor Anthony Williams and former NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue are among the leaders of a group vying to bring the Olympics to Washington in 2024. The nonprofit Washington 2024 announced the names of 17 board members on Thursday.

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  18. Elizabeth Warren jabs Hilllary Clinton as too-tied to Wall StreetRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 4 | Washington Times

    Elizabeth Warren insists she's not running for president in 2016, but she nonetheless took pains to distance herself from her main would-be competitor, Hillary Clinton, grouping the former secretary of state as one of many in Washington with too close of ties to Wall Street. While discussing former Rep. Eric Cantor's move from Capitol Hill to a private sector position at a leading investment bank, Ms.

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  19. Sony attack shows shifting online security threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 4 | Washington Times

    The boundary between the online and physical worlds got blurry last week when Sony's PlayStation Network was disabled by an online attack, while simultaneously an American Airlines passenger jet carrying a Sony executive was diverted due to a bomb threat on Twitter. Experts say that's a wakeup call for a world still coming to grips with cybersecurity: What goes down online can be equally if not more disruptive in the real world.

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  20. Obama seeks to reassure jittery NATO members after Russia's invasion of UkraineRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 31 | Washington Times

    Having failed to stop Russia's invasion of Ukraine, President Obama heads to Europe this week to reassure NATO members that he won't let Russian President Vladimir Putin crash any gates elsewhere in Eastern Europe, even as Mr. Putin continued to do exactly that over the weekend.

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