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  1. In a drought-stricken Portland, a barista becomes a hero -- it happens in 'Sherwood...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | OregonLive.com

    Ben Parzybok's first novel, "Couch," is about three roommates who try to take a couch to Goodwill but end up letting it take them where it wants to go. His new novel, "Sherwood Nation," is about a barista who gives water to those who need it in a drought-stricken Portland and ends up running a city-within-a-city.

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  2. Voices: Different migrants treated differentlyRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Central Ohio

    I spent some time recently at a symposium commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Cuban rafter crisis that brought 35,000 desperate migrants to America's shores. Held at my alma mater, Florida International University, the symposium featured stirring pictures of Cubans who boarded boats, inner tubes and anything else that could float to cross the shark-infested waters between Cuba and Florida in 1994.

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  3. Lawmakers Disagree on Discretionary Defense CapRead the original story

    Monday Sep 15 | Roll Call

    As is typical in the defense authorization process, House and Senate lawmakers made differing choices over key policy and military hardware issues. Both bills, however, would adhere to the $514 billion discretionary cap for fiscal 2015 Pentagon base spending established by the Ryan-Murray budget.

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  4. Texas Gun Show Owner Says He Will NOT Take Down His Anti-Obama SignRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 3 | Right Wing News

    So far, ISIS has beheaded two Americans - and each time, Barack Obama has gone golfing immediately afterwards, presumably because the murder of Americans doesn't bother him all that much. One gun store owner spoke out, and even though liberals predictably took offense, he's refusing to back down .

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  5. Qatar, the capital of 'frenemy'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Examiner.com

    The top Islamic authority in Egypt, revered by many Muslims worldwide, launched an Internet-based campaign Sunday challenging an extremist group in Syria and Iraq by saying it should not be called an "Islamic State." The campaign by the Dar el-Ifta,... The Associated Press story by Robert Burns and Adam Schreck describe Qatar and its role in U.S. strategy to defeat the Islamic State terrorists.

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  6. Critics say Yemen is not a good model for anti-Islamic State plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Washington Examiner

    Unrest and instability in Yemen are continuing to thwart President Obama 's plans to empty the Guantanamo Bay prison and send terrorism suspects there but that hasn't stopped the White House from touting it as a model for fighting the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria . Middle East experts say Yemen remains a hotbed for al Qaeda despite numerous U.S. drone strikes on the group's leaders there.

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  7. Tiny Qatar balances big U.S.-ally role with Islamist friendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | The Times-Tribune

    Just miles from where former Guantanamo Bay terror suspects have resettled, American warplanes take off from Qatar's al-Udeid air base in the global war on extremism. The contrast in images illustrates why tiny but rich Qatar is an intriguing player in what President Barack Mr. Obama says will be a long battle to stop and eventually destroy the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria.

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  8. Tiny Qatar plays large role in U.S. war strategyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | The Review

    Just miles from where former Guantanamo Bay terror suspects have resettled, American warplanes take off from Qatar's al-Udeid air base in the global war on extremism. The contrast in images illustrates why tiny but rich Qatar is an intriguing player in what President Barack Obama says will be a long battle to stop and eventually destroy the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria.

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  9. Al Qaeda operations chief, propagandist reported killed in airstrikesRead the original story

    Monday Sep 15 | The Long War Journal

    Jihadists on Twitter who are thought to be connected to al Qaeda's senior leadership have reported that the group's paramilitary commander in the Afghanistan-Pakistan region as well as a propagandist were killed in airstrikes earlier this year. The two slain al Qaeda operatives were identified as Sufyan al Maghribi, a Moroccan who served as al Qaeda's military chief in Afghanistan and Pakistan, and Umar al Talib, a propagandist who narrated videos for As Sahab.

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  10. Qatar plays outsize role in U.S. war strategyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | Daily Chronicle

    U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, speaks with troops Dec. 10, 2013 at the al-Udeid air base in Qatar. Just miles from where former Guantanamo Bay terror suspects have resettled, American warplanes take off from a Qatar air base in the global war on extremism.

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  11. Your Mail 9-16-2014: Clarifying a previous letterYour Mail 9-16-2014: ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | The Town Talk

    Your Mail 9-16-2014: Clarifying a previous letter Letters to the Editor on clarifying a previous letter Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: I stand corrected and I thank Mr.Thibeaux for reporting my erroneous statement that Abu Bakr al Baghadi was released from Guantanamo by President Barack Obama. I do seek the truth, and the truth is I was mistaken in my statement.

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  12. opinion | Alan M. DershowitzDetentions of warRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | Boston.com

    A major reason why Guantanamo remains open is that it contains several detainees - the precise number is unknown - who, if released, would almost certainly return to a life of terrorism . Indeed, some have, and many in detention have overtly stated their malignant intentions.

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  13. MomentumDON'T Hold the Presses, PleaseRead the original story

    Monday Sep 15 | American Reporter

    In May 2004, the New York Times , while claiming it was aggressive in pursuing stories about the Bush-Cheney Administration, slipped in an apology for acting more as the mouthpiece for politicians than as a watchdog for society. Part of the problem, the Times acknowledged, was that "Editors at several levels who should have been challenging reporters and pressing for more skepticism were perhaps too intent on rushing scoops into the paper."

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  14. The WilliesWAS 'Swine Flu' an Attempt to Asassinate Obama?Read the original story

    Monday Sep 15 | American Reporter

    DUMMERSTON, Vt. -- The way I heard the story, a chicken is eating lunch when an acorn falls on her head.

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  15. On Native GroundTHE Newspaper I Love is About to DieRead the original story

    Monday Sep 15 | American Reporter

    It was a joke when he said, "My next 100 days will be so successful I will be able to complete them in 72 days. And on the 73rd day, I will rest."

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  16. On Native GroundFEAR not, Class of '09. Knowledge is Still PowerRead the original story

    Monday Sep 15 | American Reporter

    DUMMERSTON, Vt. -- "Open the gates that the righteous nation may enter, the nation that keeps the faith.

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  17. AP News in Brief at 10:58 p.m. EDTRead the original story

    Monday Sep 15 | Star-Telegram.com

    As more than two dozen nations pledged Monday to help Iraq fight the Islamic State militants, the United States said it was open to talking to Iran about a role in resolving the crisis, despite Washington's earlier opposition to Tehran even attending the conference. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry ruled out any military coordination with Iran, which in the end was not invited to Paris.

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  18. Iraqi at Guantanamo gets lawyer who invaded IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | The Virginian-Pilot

    An Iraqi prisoner accused of war crimes as commander of al-Qaida's resistance of the U.S. military in invasion of Afghanistan in 2003 met for the first time Monday with the lawyer chosen by the Pentagon to defend him: a Marine lawyer who was part of the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003. Abd al-Hadi al-Iraqi, in his 50s, sat in a white robe and turban separated from his new counsel, Marine Corps Lt.

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  19. World in BriefRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    A billboard at the county line advertises home health care services. Local churches try to create a feeling of belonging for elderly members who may be disconnected from family up north.

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  20. Navy nurse faces expulsion after refusing to force feed Gitmo detaineesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | Russia Taday

    A US naval medic holds liquid food supplement force fed to hunger strikers at the US Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba A Navy nurse who refused to force feed hunger-striking Guantanamo detainees over the summer, once threatened with court-martial, could now lose his career. The nurse, a Navy lieutenant who has never been publicly identified, refused to force feed hunger strikers shortly before July 4 at Cuba's Guantanamo Bay prison complex. 13 comments