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Obama to delay executive action on immigration until after elections

Sat, 09/06/2014 - 9:58am

President Obama has abandoned his pledge to reform U.S. immigration policy by the end of summer and will instead wait until after the November congressional elections, The Associated Press reports Saturday.

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Bill Clinton rallies support for Charlie Crist in Florida governor race

Sat, 09/06/2014 - 5:14am

Bill Clinton is lending his political star power to Democrat Charlie Crist, a former Republican governor who is locked in a tight race for his old job in the nation's largest swing state.

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AP analysis: US wary of hitting Syrian militants in airstrikes

Sat, 09/06/2014 - 2:13am

The U.S. and its allies are trying to hammer out a coalition to push back the Islamic State group in Iraq. But any serious attempt to destroy the militants or even seriously degrade their capabilities means targeting their infrastructure in Syria.

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IRS says it has lost emails from 5 other employees related to probes

Sat, 09/06/2014 - 12:26am

The tax agency said in June that it could not locate an untold number of emails to and from Lois Lerner, who headed the IRS division that processes applications for tax-exempt status. 

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US intelligence gaps crippled mission to rescue hostages held by ISIS, report says

Sat, 09/06/2014 - 12:20am

Gaps in U.S. intelligence led to the failure of a mission in Syria to rescue hostages held by Islamic State militants, including American journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff, according to a published report.

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Wendy Davis book reveals abortion

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 9:13pm

Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis reveals in a new campaign memoir that she terminated two pregnancies for medical reasons in the 1990s, including one where the fetus had developed a severe brain abnormality.

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Krauthammer: 'Not impressed' by Obama NATO coalition announcement

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 8:41pm

Krauthammer, a syndicated columnist and a Fox News contributor, noted that it took three attempts for Obama to tell the world how his administration planned to combat the threat from the group.

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Top CIA officer in Benghazi delayed response to terrorist attack, US security team members claim

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 8:00pm

A U.S. security team in Benghazi was held back from immediately responding to the attack on the American diplomatic mission on orders of the top CIA officer there, three of those involved told Fox News’ Bret Baier.

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Obama administration seeks $30M for CDC's Ebola efforts

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 7:49pm

The White House on Friday sent Congress a request for $30 million to pay for the Center for Disease Control and Prevention's efforts to help contain the Ebola outbreak in western Africa.

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Tea Party-backed candidate takes primary fight against Sen. Cochran to Miss. Supreme Court

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 7:22pm

Attorneys for state Sen. Chris McDaniel filed a notice of appeal Friday, saying they intend to ask the Mississippi Supreme Court to overturn a judge's dismissal of the lawsuit.

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House Benghazi committee to hold first public hearing week of Sept. 14

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 4:51pm

The special House committee investigating the Benghazi attack and its aftermath plans to hold its first public hearing in the week of Sept. 14, Fox News has learned.

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IRS says it has lost emails from 5 other employees related to probes

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 4:26pm

The tax agency said in June that it could not locate an untold number of emails to and from Lois Lerner, who headed the IRS division that processes applications for tax-exempt status. 

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GOP lawmaker says hundreds of server drives could still contain missing IRS emails

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 3:27pm

A Republican congressman said Friday that, despite IRS claims that lost emails from embattled ex-official Lois Lerner could not be recovered, hundreds of server drives “exist and could contain” the missing messages.

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Hillary Clinton says she will make 2016 decision likely by early next year

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 2:49pm

The former U.S. Secretary of State, senator and first lady said her background gives her a "unique vantage point" to bring to the White House should she run in 2016. 

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US denies cooperation with Iran against ISIS

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 2:45pm

The State Department said Friday it was not coordinating military action or sharing intelligence with Iran, despite an earlier report claiming Iran’s supreme leader had authorized his top military commanders to work with United States, Iraqi and Kurdish forces to fight terror group ISIS.

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‘Severing the link’: Lawmakers, experts call for coordinated attack on ISIS headquarters in Syria

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 1:44pm

As President Obama and U.S. allies weigh the next steps in the fight against the Islamic State, lawmakers and military analysts say the strategy for uprooting the terror network must involve striking at its headquarters in Raqqa, Syria – using airstrikes as well as allies on the ground.

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Message to Putin? Obama warns NATO allies will respond to ‘armed attack’

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 1:12pm

President Obama on Friday delivered a tacit warning to Russia’s Vladimir Putin amid the unrest in Ukraine, vowing at the close of a NATO summit that the allies will not tolerate an attack on any member nation.

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Keystone XL pipeline lawsuit now in Nebraska court's hands

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 12:55pm

A Nebraska law intended to clear a path for the Keystone XL pipeline now rests with the state's Supreme Court.

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Obama toughens tone, vows to 'defeat' and 'dismantle' Islamic State

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 12:18pm

President Obama on Friday sought to fine-tune his response to the growing Islamic State terror threat, vowing to "degrade and ultimately defeat" the network -- seemingly abandoning, at least publicly, his previously stated goal of making them a "manageable problem."

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New McConnell ad hammers Dem rival over Obama ties

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 12:01pm

A newly released TV ad from Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell hammers his Democratic rival over her support for President Obama, in the latest attempt to use the president’s unpopularity in Kentucky to weigh down her campaign.

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