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US says Iraqi forces lack will to fight IS

Baghdad (AFP) – Washington on Sunday accused Iraqi forces of lacking the will to fight the Islamic State group, which scored a resounding victory a week earlier with the capture of Ramadi. The jihadists had appeared on the back foot … Continue reading

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UK’s Labour Party says it won’t try to block EU referendum

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s opposition Labour Party says it won’t try to block a referendum on whether Britain should remain in the 28-nation European Union. The party’s acting leader, Harriet Harman, offered support for the vote in a commentary in … Continue reading

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Perry seeks to win over Iowa, a handshake at a time

LE MARS, Iowa (AP) — Rick Perry is working his way through small-town Iowa one handshake, bear hug and backslap at a time. The early, hands-on approach from the 2016 presidential prospect contrasts with his failed bid four years ago, … Continue reading

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Nigerian cellphone provider needs fuel to prevent shut-down

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria’s leading cellphone provider said Sunday it urgently needs diesel to prevent shutting down services countrywide — the latest business hit by a months-long fuel crisis in Africa’s biggest oil producer. Many aircraft have been grounded … Continue reading

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Defense chief: Iraqis showed no will to fight at Ramadi

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Islamic State group’s takeover of the provincial capital Ramadi is stark evidence that Iraqi forces lack the “will to fight,” Defense Secretary Ash Carter said in a TV interview that aired Sunday. The harsh assessment raised … Continue reading

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U.S. Republicans navigate the new politics of energy abundance

By James Oliphant OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (Reuters) – U.S. Republicans have had to watch from the sidelines as the Obama White House has taken political credit for America’s unexpected energy boom and tumbling gas prices. Now it has left their … Continue reading

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Charlie Rangel is retiring. So why is he raising campaign cash?

Rep. Charlie Rangel, D-N.Y., sure sounds like a man running for re-election. “Contribute now to support Congressman Rangel’s fight for a deal benefiting everyday Americans!” reads a May 13 fundraising appeal from Rangel’s campaign committee to supporters, referencing a trade … Continue reading

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Bankers from major institutions still haven’t been held responsible for financial crash

Three months ago, then-Attorney General Eric Holder gave his prosecutors 90 days to determine whether they could charge individual Wall Street executives with crimes related to the 2008 financial crisis. “I’ve asked the U.S. attorneys … over the next 90 days … Continue reading

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Liberal operatives paid big bucks by embattled pro-Clinton super PAC

Liberals have slammed Priorities USA Action, the pro-Hillary Clinton super PAC, for not raising enough money, but that didn’t prevent a pair of prominent Democratic operatives from scoring lucrative paydays with the group. Priorities USA Action made the handsome payments … Continue reading

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NSA winds down once-secret phone-records collection program

WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Security Agency has begun winding down its collection and storage of American phone records after the Senate failed to agree on a path forward to change or extend the once-secret program ahead of its expiration … Continue reading

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