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Clinton tells Iowa she’s ‘thinking about it’ ahead of 2016

Hillary Clinton-Iowa

Appearing Sunday in Iowa, a critical state in the US presidential election cycle, Hillary Clinton joked about her potential 2016 White House bid, telling Democratic supporters she was “thinking about it.”

Posted: September 15th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

US ‘at war’ with Islamic State radicals

US Secretary of State John Kerry speaks during a press conference in Ankara, Turkey, Friday, Sept. 12, 2014. Kerry is in the region to speak with leaders about strategies to address the threat from the Islamic State, a militant extremist group. John Kerry said that the US would provide an additional $500 million in humanitarian aid to victims of the war in Syria, bringing total American assistance to $2.9 billion since the start of the conflict in 2011. AP

The White House has declared that the United States was at war with Islamic State radicals, seeking to rub out another semantic flap over its Syria policy.

Posted: September 13th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Obama ‘confident’ of Islamic State group’s defeat

President Barack Obama. AP FILE PHOTO

President Barack Obama cast the worldwide campaign he’s leading to destroy the Islamic State group on Friday as part of a broader effort to root out extremism within the Muslim world, telling Jewish donors the U.S. “is on the right side of history.”

Posted: September 13th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Jordanian prince: US has ally against extremists

Lt. General Prince Feisal bin Al-Hussein of Jordan, left, stands with Colo. National Guard Commander Maj. General H. Michael Edwards, as he listens to questions from members of the media during a news conference at the Governor's Mansion, in Denver, Thursday Sept. 11, 2014. The event marked ten years of military cooperation in the Colorado-Jordan State Partnership Program. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

Prince Feisal Bin Al-Hussein of Jordan said Thursday that the United States has a strong and capable ally in facing Islamic State militants who have swept across the Middle East, and his country will do its best to deal with the expected increase in refugees should the U.S. carry out airstrikes in neighboring Syria.

Posted: September 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

MILF, AFP, US, UN, business leaders in South upbeat on BBL

A young Muslim girl flashes the peace sign in support of the passage of a law giving autonomy to minority Muslims, during a rally near Malacañang on Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, to coincide with the handing over of the draft of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) in a ceremony at the presidential palace. The Moro Islamic Liberation Front has high hopes that the proposed BBL will clear Congress because it is “for the sake of peace in Mindanao,” the group’s officials say.  AFP

The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) has high hopes that the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) will clear Congress because it is “for the sake of peace in Mindanao,” the group’s officials say.

Posted: September 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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