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Benghazi panel begins hearings with questions on US diplomats' safety

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 1:27pm

The select Benghazi Committee holds it first open hearing Wednesday, employing broad congressional powers to try to answer lingering questions ranging from what led to the fatal 2012 terror strikes on a U.S. outpost in Libya to what is being done to better protect U.S. diplomats worldwide.

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Jay Carney: 'It's not going to be a good year for Democrats'

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 12:38pm

Former White House press secretary Jay Carney said Sunday that 2014 is “not going to be a good year for Democrats, by definition.”

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McDonough says US 'at war' with ISIS, insists White House 'very clear' on mission

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 10:19am

White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough on Sunday dismissed accusations that the administration is waffling over whether the United States is indeed at war with Islamic State, saying the administration has been “very clear” about the military mission against the terror group.

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Kerry scrambles to secure commitments against ISIS in Middle East

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 4:57am

Egypt's foreign minister said Saturday that he supported action against the Islamic State militant group, but stopped short of specifying any commitment on his country's part.

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White House reportedly assures Hill lawmakers about executive action this year on immigration reform

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 3:00am

The White House this week assured anxious Hispanic lawmakers on Capitol Hill that President Obama will use executive action before the holiday season closes to reform U.S. immigration law, after breaking his pledge to make changes by the end of summer.

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Kerry taps retired general to lead anti-ISIS coalition

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 3:00am

Retired Marine Gen. John Allen has been selected to coordinate the international effort against the Islamic State militant group, Secretary of State John Kerry announced Saturday. 

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Landrieu releases report on questionable flights, new safeguards, after repaying $34G

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 3:00am

Louisiana Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu, battling to keep her Senate seat, released a detail report Saturday on her air travel since 2002, after repaying the Treasury earlier this week nearly $34,000 in questionable travel expenses.

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Obama condemns 'barbaric' beheading of British aid worker David Haines by ISIS

Sat, 09/13/2014 - 8:47pm

President Obama has condemned the "barbaric" murder of British aid worker David Haines by Islamic State militants and pledged to stand 'shoulder to shoulder' with the United Kingdom.

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Landrieu releases report on questionable flights, new safeguards, after repaying $34K

Sat, 09/13/2014 - 3:37pm

Louisiana Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu, battling to keep her Senate seat, released a detail report Saturday on her air travel since 2002, after repaying the Treasury earlier this week nearly $34,000 in questionable travel expenses.

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Uganda authorities foil attempted terror attack, following US embassy warnings

Sat, 09/13/2014 - 12:05pm

Ugandan authorities on Saturday thwarted an attempted terror attack, just days after the terror group al Shabab vowed revenge for U.S. air strikes that killed its leader.

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White House reportedly assures Hill lawmakers about executive action this year on immigration reform

Sat, 09/13/2014 - 11:52am

The White House this week assured anxious Hispanic lawmakers on Capitol Hill that President Obama will use executive action before the holiday season closes to reform U.S. immigration law, after breaking his pledge to make changes by the end of summer.

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Obama repeats US mission on defeating Islamic State but avoids the word 'war'

Sat, 09/13/2014 - 10:23am

President Obama on Saturday restated his plan to destroy Islamic State but didn’t say the United States “is at war” with the Middle East terror group, creating more uncertainty what exactly is the U.S. mission.

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Running on free food, army of college students readies for midterm battle

Sat, 09/13/2014 - 8:20am

In a midterm season where control of Congress is on the line, college campuses represent a well of volunteers for hard-pressed campaigns and a conduit to young voters.

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Military source: ISIS hostages dispersed after revelation of Foley rescue mission

Sat, 09/13/2014 - 3:40am

After the administration released details of the July mission to rescue journalist James Foley and others in Syria, intelligence suggests ISIS dispersed the remaining hostages to multiple locations, making them harder to locate, a military source told Fox News.

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'It doesn't make sense': Concerns over enlisting DoD in Ebola response

Sat, 09/13/2014 - 12:36am

The Obama administration’s decision to enlist the Defense Department in responding to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is raising concerns that the task is pulling the already-stretched military away from other missions, including vital counterterrorism operations.

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Military source: ISIS hostages dispersed after revelation of Foley rescue mission

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 9:40pm

After the administration released details of the July mission to rescue journalist James Foley and others in Syria, intelligence suggests ISIS dispersed the remaining hostages to multiple locations, making them harder to locate, a military source told Fox News.

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Krauthammer: Obama immigration decision 'pure politics'

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 9:30pm

Charles Krauthammer told viewers Friday on “Special Report with Bret Baier” that President Obama’s decision to delay executive action on immigration until after the midterm election is “pure politics” and he has not been honest about his motives.

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Landrieu repays part of questioned travel costs

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 7:47pm

Democratic Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu says her campaign has reimbursed the federal government nearly $34,000 for flights she took that included political fundraising events dating to 2002.

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Mark Sanford calling off engagement with fiancee

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 6:33pm

Republican U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford says he and his fiancee are calling off their engagement due to the ongoing contention with his ex-wife Jenny Sanford, four years after their divorce.

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'It doesn't make sense': Concerns over enlisting DOD in Ebola response

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 5:36pm

The Obama administration’s decision to enlist the Defense Department in responding to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is raising concerns that the task is pulling the already-stretched military away from other missions, including vital counterterrorism operations.

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