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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 15:17:02 GMT
House, Senate intel chiefs flag Islamic State risk - Businessweek
Reuters - The lawmakers, one Republican and one Democratic, offered bipartisan pressure on the White House to turn back the hazard of Islamist fighters who have taken control of vast swaths of Syria and Iraq. Those militants now are looking toward the United .AP News in Brief at 10:58 pm EDTMiamiHerald.comall 192 news articles .

Sat, 30 Aug 2014 14:35:11 GMT
Iran president condemns US sanctions "invasion" - On Friday the United States imposed existing sanctions on more than 25 businesses, banks and individuals suspected of working to expand Iran's nuclear program, support terrorism and help Iran evade U.S. and international sanctions. Western nations have . .

Sat, 30 Aug 2014 23:45:32 GMT
Novak Djokovic of Serbia serves to Sam Querrey of the United States during their men's singles third round match on Day Six of the 2014 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of . .

Sun, 31 Aug 2014 02:33:51 GMT
US welcomes EU decision on Russia - Businessweek
Business Insider - National Security Council spokeswoman Caitlin Hayden says the U.S. is working closely with the E.U. and other partners to hold Russia accountable for actions in Ukraine that the West deems illegal. Hayden says the E.U.'s decision shows strong support .US Lawmakers Call For Arming Ukraine GovernmentBusiness InsiderAustralia Announces New Sanctions Against Russia Over UkraineThe Moscow TimesTop US senator urges weapons for Ukraine to fight 'invasion'Business StandardDaily Times -MSN Money -Business Spectatorall 10,068 news articles .

Sat, 30 Aug 2014 14:33:34 GMT
LAKE CITY, Ark. (AP) — Farmers in the southeast United States are moving into sesame production, producing millions of seeds for tahini or hamburger buns even when there's a drought. Sesame pods used to be so brittle that they had to handled gently . .

Sun, 31 Aug 2014 17:16:14 GMT
Hong Kong Group Vows Fight Over China 'Puppet' Poll Plan - “The United States supports universal suffrage in Hong Kong,” a State Department official said in a statement. . The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the U.S. will continue to monitor the process, which hasn't yet reached a final .

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:43:09 GMT
BEIRUT (AP) — The United States has delivered its first emergency shipment of weapons to Lebanon, officials said Friday, to help bolster military forces as part of a broader regional response to combat the growing threat posed by Islamic extremists.and more .

Mon, 25 Aug 2014 19:28:49 GMT
BEIRUT (AP) — Syria said Monday it was ready to help confront the rising threat from the Islamic State group, but warned the United States against carrying out airstrikes without Damascus' consent, saying any such attack would be considered an aggression.

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:38:12 GMT
HONOLULU (AP) — China should act like a regional leader and help resolve territorial disputes in the South China Sea without coercion instead of raising tensions, the head of American forces in Asia and the Pacific said Thursday. Adm. Samuel Locklear .

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 21:29:06 GMT
Russian stock markets dived on Thursday as Switzerland joined the European Union in imposing restrictions on Russian state banks and fears grew that the U.S. and EU could impose further sanctions on Russian businesses and individuals. Obama said that .