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Turkey's President Erdogan attends a ceremony marking the 92nd anniversary of Victory Day at the Anitkabir mausoleum in Ankara

Dozens of Turkish police detained over ‘anti-government plot’: media

Dozens of Turkish police officers, including a former chief of a police financial unit, were detained on Monday in a fresh wave of arrests over allegations that officers were involved in plotting against the government, local media said. Dozens of police have been remanded in custody since July on charges that they formed a criminal […]

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A view of an annex of the U.S. embassy in Tripoli during a media tour organised by Operation Dawn after the group took over the annex

Libyan armed faction takes over U.S. Embassy annex in Tripoli

By Mark Hosenball and Matt Spetalnick WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Members of a Libyan militia have taken over an abandoned annex of the U.S. Embassy in Tripoli but have not broken into the main compound where the United States evacuated all of its staff last month, U.S. A YouTube video showed the breach of the diplomatic […]

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U.S. President Obama departs the White House Press Briefing Room after addressing reporters in Washington

Obama faces bipartisan criticism over his foreign policy

By Andrea Shalal WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama faced criticism over his foreign policy from both Democratic and Republican lawmakers on Sunday as he wrestled with crises in Iraq, Syria, Libya and Ukraine. Republican lawmakers seized on Obama's comment on Thursday when he said, "We don't have a strategy yet" for confronting the Islamic […]

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National Briefing | South: Florida: Voters’ Groups Press On With Fight Over Congressional Maps

A coalition of voters rights organizations that successfully sued Florida over gerrymandering is appealing the state’s newly redrawn congressional districting maps. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Brazil's Socialist Party presidential candidate Marina Silva attends a campaign rally in Sao Paulo

Brazil’s Silva winning over investors in presidential race

By Walter Brandimarte RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Investors are warming up to a possible victory by Marina Silva in Brazil's presidential election as the popular environmentalist emerges as their best shot at avoiding four more years of a government they strongly dislike. Disdain for President Dilma Rousseff's leftist policies runs so deep in Brazilian […]

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Jindal Sues Over Common Core

The Louisiana Republican governor’s lawsuit accuses the Obama administration of illegally compelling states to adopt the Common Core education standards, a case that will elevate his national profile as he mulls a presidential bid. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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CBO Offers Mixed Forecast of U.S. Budget, Economy Over Next Decade

The Congressional Budget Office said the federal budget deficit over the next decade will be smaller than previously forecast, as the government continues to benefit from low interest rates. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Louisiana Governor Jindal speaks at the Family Leadership Summit in Ames

Louisiana governor sues U.S. over education’s Common Core

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal filed suit on Wednesday against the Obama administration, arguing that it has coerced states into adopting Common Core education standards. "Common Core is the latest effort by big government disciples to strip away state rights and put Washington, D.C., in control of everything," Jindal said in a statement. Louisiana was among […]

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Follow Along: White House Economist Betsey Stevenson Takes Over the “I Love Charts” Tumblr

Today, White House Economist Betsey Stevenson is taking over the popular "I Love Charts" Tumblr blog in honor of Women's Equality Day. Follow along here, or on the White House Tumblr. Hey everyone! Betsey Stevenson here from President Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers. In honor of Women’s Equality Day, I’ll be taking over I Love […]

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US reportedly begins surveillance flights over Syria after Obama authorization

The U.S. reportedly has begun flying surveillance drones over Syria days after President Obama authorized their use.  Full News here – FOXNews.com

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