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Obama’s Tan Suit Causes “Buzz”
President Obama's tan summer suit is generating plenty of chatter on the Internet.
Much ado has been made about the President's suit selection Thursday during his presser on the conflict in Iraq and Syria. Tweets on the subject offered quips such as "The Audacity of Taupe"…
President Says Airstrikes Are Pushing Back Militants In Iraq
President Obama claims U.S. airstrikes are pushing back Islamic militant forces in Iraq. In a White House news conference, the President again pushed Iraq's new leadership to create a more "unified and inclusive" government. He also warned that rooting out ISIS militants will …
Hagel Predicts New Offensive By ISIS
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says U.S. airstrikes have helped Iraqi and Kurdish forces regain their footing in Iraq, but he expects Islamic State militants will regroup and stage a new offensive.
Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey says it's possible to contain the Islamic State militants…
Homeland Security Seeks More Security At Some Foreign Airports
Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson is ordering increased security measures at some overseas airports offering direct flights to the United States.
The Homeland Security Department would not immediately say Wednesday whether the increased measures were in response to intelligence about a specific…
Obama Opens UN Talks With Diplomatic Opportunities
President Barack Obama opens meetings at the United Nations with diplomatic opportunities on three vexing issues: Iran's disputed nuclear program, Syria's chemical weapons use, and elusive peace between Israel and the Palestinians.

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