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  1. Obama: Fight against Isis is not America's aloneRead the original story w/Photo

    50 min ago |

    Mr Obama said the battle against IS, also known as Isis, was not "America's fight alone" as he revealed details of a plot by another terrorist group to attack targets in Europe and the United States. At least 70 IS fighters and 50 other militants, said to have al-Qaeda links, were reportedly killed in the air strikes on Monday night.


  2. Senator's live pigeon shoot draws criticismRead the original story w/Photo

    50 min ago | KAUZ

    In this image taken from video provided by Steve Hindi of Showing Animals Respect and Kindness, SHARK, a fundraising live pigeon shoot for U.S. Thirty-five House members are urging the Obama administration to ban children from working on tobacco farms, citing concerns about ill health effects. Thirty-five House Democrats are urging the Obama administration to prohibit children from working on tobacco farms, citing concerns about ill health effects.


  3. International Academy in D.C. aims to help immigrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    50 min ago | The Washington Post

    Megan Sands, associate principal of the International Academy at Cardozo, second from left, speaks with a group of Latino students as they make their way through the halls at Cardozo High School on Tuesday in Northwest Washington. From the beginning of last school year to the end, Cardozo Education Campus in Columbia Heights admitted nearly 90 students who were not only new to the school, but also new to the country.


  4. Giffords gun group pulls attack adRead the original story w/Photo

    50 min ago | The Hill

    Former Rep. Gabby Giffords's gun control group is pulling down a controversial ad running in her old House district after the candidate they attacked said she supported a proposal they have been championing. Americans for Responsible Solutions has been on the air with a hard-hitting attack accusing former Air Force pilot Martha McSally of opposing changes to close the "stalker gap" in the law that bars people convicted of felony stalking charges from buying guns but not those convicted of misdemeanors.


  5. Minnesota senators want answers about Marine who died awaiting Minneapolis VA treatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | Star Tribune

    Members of Minnesota's congressional delegation on Tuesday called for further investigation into the death of a Minnesota Marine whose family said did not get timely treatment for a seizure disorder at the Minneapolis VA hospital. VA records show a neurology exam for Jordan Buisman was rescheduled four days after his death, according to a televised report.


  6. Overnight Campaign: It's hip to be cheap on the trailRead the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | The Hill

    Rep. Gary Peters is so cheap he wears a hole-filled sweatshirt and hasn't replaced his washing machine in more than a decade. That's not an attack from his Republican opponent, Terri Lynn Land, in Michigan's Senate race - that's a brag from Peters in his newest ad.


  7. Obama's Syria war carries risks for him at home and abroadRead the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | Yahoo!

    Appearing relaxed enough to crack a joke, U.S. President Barack Obama took to the world stage on Tuesday after launching airstrikes in Syria against Islamic State militants but he is still facing huge political risks at home and abroad. The reason for Obama's good humor? His diplomacy paid off this time, with military contributions from five Arab states.


  8. Syria to U.S.: Don't repeat 'fiasco in Iraq' with attacks against ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    The United States is doing what it must to "take the fight to terrorists," leading a coalition of Arab nations in a series of airstrikes against the so-called Islamic State terror group in Syria, U.S. President Barack Obama said Tuesday. At the same time, the United States took action - on its own - against another terrorist organization, the Khorasan Group.


  9. Huffman on Colbert Tonight?Read the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | North Coast Journal Weekly Politics

    Congressman Jared Huffman recorded a segment for the Colbert Report back in July, and has been teasing details about on his Facebook page since; apparently he was unsure when the show would air. It looks like tonight's the night: If you've got cable TV, tune into Comedy Central at 11:30 p.m. to catch Huff on national TV.


  10. Secret Service interviewed accused W.H. intruder twiceRead the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | Yahoo!

    Omar Gonzalez' family and friends speak out about the man who was arrested inside the White House Friday and armed with a knife according to federal prosecutors. They say the White House breach was a cry for help.


  11. UK set to offer more military aidRead the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | Salisbury Journal

    Barack Obama, secretary of state John Kerry, and other officials, meet the representatives of Bahrain, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, United Arab Emirates and Iraq in New York Britain looks set to ramp up its military involvement in the struggle against the Islamic State terror group, as David Cameron addresses the United Nations in New York. Ahead of the address, Mr Cameron is likely to receive a formal Iraqi request for UK involvement in air strikes when he meets prime minister Haider Abadi, head of the new inclusive administration in Baghdad.


  12. Venezuelan president follows Chavez's NY footstepsRead the original story w/Photo

    56 min ago |

    Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro is following in the footsteps of the late Hugo Chavez in his first presidential visit to the Big Apple. Maduro met with labor and peace activists at a Venezuelan-sponsored event in the South Bronx on Tuesday evening billed as an encounter between New York's progressive community and what a banner at the gathering proclaimed as "the people's president."


  13. Would US have right of hot pursuit in Syria?Read the original story w/Photo

    57 min ago | The Daily Republic

    Obama administration officials returned Tuesday to citing Congress' 2001 authorization to wage war on the terrorists responsible for the 9/11 attacks as legal grounding for its overnight airstrikes against Islamic State militants and an al-Qaida affiliate inside Syria. But Secretary of State John Kerry has separately raised the idea of a "right of hot pursuit" across borders - a concept with little grounding in international law - as a basis for attacks on the militants.


  14. Ruben Navarrette: A new divide on immigrationRead the original story w/Photo

    57 min ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    LARAMIE, Wyo. – In trying to widen their appeal and camouflage their nativist instincts, anti-immigration conservatives have had a makeover.


  15. Canada's UN announcement is Obama's, tooRead the original story w/Photo

    57 min ago | SooToday

    Barack Obama didn't just make announcements for his own country at a United Nations climate summit Tuesday - he got to make Canada's, too. Canada made two main commitments at the summit, where countries were urged to bring bold policies to fight climate change.


  16. Secret Service twice met fence jumperRead the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago | CNN

    Secret Service investigators interviewed Omar Gonzalez twice, well before he scaled a White House fence with a large knife in his pocket, determining both times that they didn't have enough reason to keep him, a law enforcement official told CNN on Tuesday. Gonzaelez, a 42-year-old Iraq war veteran who apparently suffers from PTSD , hopped the north fence late last Friday and sprinted just inside the north portico White House doors before being stopped, Secret Service spokesman Brian Leary has said.


  17. Obama urges world to follow US lead on climateRead the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago | The Daily Republic

    In the first international test for his climate-change strategy, President Barack Obama pressed world leaders Tuesday to follow the United States' lead on the issue, even as a United Nations summit revealed the many obstacles that still stand in the way of wider agreements to reduce heat-trapping pollution. "The United States has made ambitious investments in clean energy and ambitious reductions in our carbon emissions," Obama said.


  18. Playoff atmosphere for advertising on Colorado's U.S. Senate electionRead the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago | The Standard Blade

    Television campaign attack ads dominating airwaves across the state depict Colorado's senatorial candidates as extreme, harmful and woefully out of step with their fellow Coloradans. Crossroads GPS, a conservative political action committee headed by former Bush administrator Karl Rove, and the National Republican Senatorial Committee portray U. S. Sen. Mark Udall as a hapless sycophant of President Obama's.


  19. ShareRead the original story w/Photo

    59 min ago | Daily Star

    Three command HQs were wiped out by a task force from the US, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar, Jordan and the United Arab Emirates. Girls as young as nine held hostage are routinely raped.


  20. Ban sought on children working on tobacco farmsRead the original story

    59 min ago | News9 Oklahoma City

    Officials have taken articles of clothing from the apartment of the man they believe was the last person seen with a missing University of Virginia student. The man authorities believe was the last person seen with a missing University of Virginia student has been charged with abduction with intent to defile, police said Tuesday night.