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Obama outlining mission to fight Islamic militants

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President Barack Obama will outline to Americans Wednesday an expanded military and political effort to combat militants in Syria and Iraq, and urge Congress to quickly give him authority to arm Syrian opposition forces.

Posted: September 10th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

US military mission in Iraq costs $7.5 million a day

People chant anti-terrorism slogans during gathering to protest the Islamic State group's  blockade on Amirli at Tahrir Square in Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014.   As the Obama administration considers a humanitarian relief operation in northern Iraq, the U.S. Central Command has announced three more airstrikes targeting the Islamic State group. AP

The US military’s bombing raids and other operations in Iraq cost about $7.5 million a day, the Pentagon said Friday.

Posted: August 30th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

US cleans up at home but sends dirty coal abroad

In this May 22, 2014, photo, a ship is docked at Norfolk Southern's Lamberts Point coal terminal as a man plays golf in Norfolk, Virginia. AP File photo.

As the Obama administration weans the United States off dirty fuels blamed for global warming, energy companies have been sending more of America’s unwanted energy leftovers to other parts of the world where they could create even more pollution.

Posted: July 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Mild weather on 1st day of Obama visit

Source: Project Noah, 06:01 am | April 28, 2014

United States President Barack Obama will arrive in the Philippines under a mild summer weather, tempered by clouds and breezes.

Posted: April 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Obama calls for peaceful end to island dispute

President Barack Obama, left, and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe participate in a joint news conference at the Akasaka State Guest House in Tokyo, Thursday, April 24, 2014. AP

President Barack Obama said Thursday that he wants to see a dispute between China and Japan over islands in the East China Sea resolved peacefully, while affirming that America’s mutual security treaty with Japan applies to the islands.

Posted: April 24th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »