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US Says Russian Military Has Fired Artillery Into Ukraine

Russian military forces have fired artillery rounds into eastern Ukraine targeting Ukrainian military positions and plans to send even more heavy multiple rocket launchers to Russian separatists, U.S. officials said for the first time today. A Pentagon official labeled the … Continue reading

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‘Credible’ Terror Threat in Norway, US Officials Say

There is a “credible” threat of a terror attack in Norway in coming days, U.S. officials said following a stark warning from a top Norwegian intelligence official. Earlier today Benedicte Bjoernland, the head of the Norwegian security service PST, said … Continue reading

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Official: Terrorists in Syria Now As Dangerous to US As Those in Yemen

Syria has risen as a top threat to the U.S. homeland that rivals Yemen’s al Qaeda affiliate known for its innovative bombs successfully smuggled aboard airplanes, a top Pentagon official said on Thursday. “Syria is probably the number one threat … Continue reading

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Army War College probes plagiarism claims against Montana senator

By Laura Zuckerman (Reuters) – The U.S. Army War College has opened an inquiry into accusations that Senator John Walsh, a Montana Democrat now facing a tough election challenge, plagiarized parts of a research paper tied to a master’s degree … Continue reading

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White House bemoans lawmakers’ delay on U.S. border crisis funds

By Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) – White House officials expressed growing alarm on Thursday that Congress may not soon approve President Barack Obama’s emergency request for $3.7 billion to tackle the child migration crisis on the southern border of the … Continue reading

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Obama rails against corporate maneuver to evade U.S. taxes

By Jeff Mason LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama on Thursday hammered U.S. companies that avoid federal taxes by shifting their tax domiciles overseas in deals known as “inversions” and called on Congress to pass a bill to … Continue reading

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The One Issue 91-Year-Old Bob Dole Is Still Fighting for

Former Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole is making the rounds – everywhere from the plains of Kansas to the marbled halls of Capitol Hill. Dole, who celebrated his 91 st birthday this week, returned to Capitol Hill for what could … Continue reading

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On the torture report, a confrontation looms

View photo .  President Barack Obama addresses intelligence personnel at C.I.A  headquarters in Langley, VA, USA on May 20, … Sometime this summer, probably when as many Americans as possible are tanning on a beach and not paying attention, the White … Continue reading

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Obama presses to end corporate trick for evading taxes

By Jeff Mason LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama will call on Thursday for an end to a corporate loophole that allows companies to avoid federal taxes by shifting their tax domiciles overseas in deals known as “inversions,” … Continue reading

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Honduran president links border crisis to U.S. policy divide

By Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. lawmakers’ inability to reach an agreement on immigration policy is at least partly to blame for a crisis that has seen thousands of children flee Honduras for the U.S. border, Honduran President Juan … Continue reading

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