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    Obama OKs more troops to Iraq

    U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday authorized additional troops be deployed to Iraq to protect American diplomatic facilities and personnel in Baghdad.

    The 350 troops are being sent at the request of the U.S. Department of State to beef up securit...

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ISIS puts pressure on Obama to act

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If nothing else, the latest ISIS act of barbarism brought a quick political consensus, and added pressure on President Barack Obama: Caution in the face of repugnant horror just won't do.

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Jury gets case of former Virginia governor

Bob McDonnell

It had all the elements of a soap opera. A broken marriage. Alleged influence peddling. Courtroom drama.

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ISIS video purports to show beheading of 2nd US journalist

Steven Sotloff in Egypt

The ISIS terror group has published a video titled "A second message to America" that purportedly shows the beheading of American journalist Steven Sotloff.

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Beck: Hillary Clinton will be next president

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Glenn Beck may not want to vote for Hillary Clinton, but he is convinced that she will win the presidency in 2016.

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Eric Cantor goes to Wall Street

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Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor is taking his talents to Wall Street, joining boutique investment bank Moelis & Co. as a vice chairman and board member.

Cantor's move into the private sector was widely anticipated following his June electoral...

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L.A. mayor calls for $13.25 minimum wage

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The push for a higher minimum wage picked up momentum Monday when the mayor of the nation's second largest city called for an increase to $13.25 by 2017.

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Gun violence costs taxpayers $500 million

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Gunshot wounds are costing the American taxpayer half a billion dollars a year, according to a study from the Urban Institute.

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Bill Clinton to raise money at Usher's house

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Usher is hosting a Senate fundraiser, but Bill Clinton is getting top billing.

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Obama flies to Europe with warning for Putin

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When Air Force One lands in Estonia's capital Wednesday, the U.S. message to Vladimir Putin -- only 500 miles away in Moscow -- will be clear: Stay put.

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Obama: 'I'd join a union'

Obama in Wis.

President Barack Obama told a large union audience in Wisconsin on Monday that while "Republicans in Congress love to say no," he is the one who "placed a bet on America's workers."

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