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  • US declaring Syrian rebel group as terrorist body

    December 10, 2012 12:47 PM

    WASHINGTON - The Obama administration is declaring a Syrian rebel group with alleged ties to al-Qaida as a terrorist organization. It's an effort to blunt the influence of extremists as the U.S. steps up cooperation with the Syrian opposition. The State Department's action blocks Jabhat al-Nusra's assets in the U.S.... more »
  • Col. Reb ballot intiative withers

    June 15, 2012 2:21 PM

    JACKSON, Miss.- An effort to enshrine an Old South university mascot into the Mississippi Constitution is a lost cause - at least for now. Arthur Randallson directs the Colonel Reb Political Action Committee, a group pushing a ballot initiative to make the University of Mississippi revive a mascot it retired... more »
  • Obama says 'rule is over' for Libya's Gadhafi

    August 22, 2011 2:08 PM

    CHILMARK, Mass. - President Barack Obama said Monday that Libyan strongman Moammar Gadhafi's "rule is over" although elements of his regime continue to resist rebels who have taken control much of the capital. He appealed to Gadhafi to prevent further bloodshed, and urged opposition forces to build a democratic... more »

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