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8/28/2014

Obama rules out US military action in Ukraine

Obama rules out US military action in Ukraine

Posted 2:00 PM 8/28/2014

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is ruling out the possibility that the U.S. will take military action to address growing violence in Ukraine. Obama says the U.S. will stand firm with its allies to address the conflict in Ukraine, where the U.S. says Russia is backing pro-Russian (More)

8/26/2014

Officials: Egypt, UAE behind airstrikes in Libya

Officials: Egypt, UAE behind airstrikes in Libya

Posted 8:39 AM 8/26/2014 by Bradley Klapper

WASHINGTON - U.S. officials say Egypt and the United Arab Emirates secretly carried out airstrikes against Islamist militias inside Libya. They say the United States wasn't notified in advance of the attacks. One official says the two countries and Saudi Arabia have been (More)

8/24/2014

Bishop: Slain US journalist Foley opened our eyes

Bishop: Slain US journalist Foley opened our eyes

Posted 12:09 PM 8/24/2014

ROCHESTER, N.H. - A Roman Catholic bishop in New Hampshire says slain U.S. journalist James Foley was living his faith by showing the world images of people affected by war. Bishop Peter Libasci spoke Sunday at a Mass of Remembrance in Foley's hometown of Rochester. The bishop says (More)

8/25/2014

US says American held in Syria has been freed

Posted 7:23 AM 8/25/2014

WASHINGTON - The U.S. government says an American held hostage for about two years by an al-Qaida-linked group in Syria has been released. The Obama administration identifies the man as Peter Theo Curtis of Massachusetts. National security adviser Susan Rice says Curtis is (More)

8/23/2014

Hamas chief backs International Criminal Court bid

Hamas chief backs International Criminal Court bid

Posted 8:30 AM 8/23/2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - A senior Hamas leader says the group signed a pledge to back any Palestinian bid to join the International Criminal Court. Such a step could expose Israel - as well as Hamas - to war crimes investigations. Moussa Abu Marzouk wrote on his Facebook page early (More)

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