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President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Obama to seek congressional OK for Syria action

WASHINGTON (AP) — Short on support at home and allies abroad, President Barack Obama unexpectedly stepped back from a missile attack against Syria on Saturday and instead asked Congress to support a strike punishing Bashar […]

08/31/2013

In this image taken from video obtained from the Shaam News Network Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, members of the UN investigation team take samples from the ground in the Damascus countryside of Zamalka, Syria. (AP Photo/Shaam News Network via AP video)

Obama to seek Congressional approval for military use

WASHINGTON (AP) – Delaying what had appeared to be an imminent strike, President Barack Obama says he will seek congressional approval before launching any military action meant to punish Syria for its alleged use of […]

08/30/2013

AP graphic shows details of the Tomahawk cruise missile and a map shows range of of Syria’s air defense system.

US readies possible solo action against Syria

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Thursday prepared for the possibility of launching unilateral American military action against Syria within days as Britain opted out in a stunning vote by Parliament. Facing skepticism at […]

08/29/2013

US President Barack Obama (l) and President of Syria Bashar Assad. (AP Photo)

US moves forces toward Syria, inquiry continues

WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. intelligence officials are still trying to determine whether Syria’s government unleashed a deadly chemical weapons attack on its people. At the same time, the Obama administration is preparing for a possible […]

08/25/2013

Scotland's fans gather in central London's Trafalgar Square, Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013 ahead of their team's soccer match against England, at Wembley Stadium late Wednesday. Scotland's supporters are collectively known as the Tartan Army and Scotland has a longstanding rivalry with England. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

Scotland soccer fans descend on London for match

LONDON (AP) — Wearing traditional kilts and bonnets, thousands of Scotland soccer fans descended on London’s Trafalgar Square on Wednesday before their homeland’s first game in 14 years against neighbor and fierce rival England. The […]

08/14/2013

Egyptian security forces clear a sit-in by supporters of ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi in the eastern Nasr City district of Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013. (AP Photo/Ahmed Gomaa)

Reporter and cameraman shot dead in Egypt

CAIRO (AP) — A cameraman for British broadcaster Sky News and a Dubai-based newspaper reporter were killed during violence in Egypt Wednesday, their employers said. Sky said Mick Deane, 61, was shot and wounded while […]

08/14/2013

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The ins and outs of G-8 summit promises

ENNISKILLEN, Northern Ireland (AP) — Group of Eight summit participants are powerful people: the leaders of the U.S., Russia, Britain, Germany, France, Italy, Canada and Japan, plus top officials from the European Union. But they […]

06/18/2013

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EU, US to launch trade talks next month

ENNISKILLEN, Northern Ireland (AP) — Talks on a sweeping trade deal between the European Union and the United States are to get underway in Washington next month, President Barack Obama and top European Union officials […]

06/17/2013

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Obama: Northern Ireland peace will be tested

ENNISKILLEN, Northern Ireland (AP) — President Barack Obama declared peace in Northern Ireland a “blueprint” for those living amid conflict around the world, while acknowledging that the calm between Catholics and Protestants will face further […]

06/17/2013

Police and ambulance service at site of assault, Woolwich, southeast London, England. (AP Photo)

UK official: London attack could be terror-related

LONDON (AP) — Two men attacked another man near a London military barracks Wednesday, in what British authorities were investigating as a possible terror act. One man is dead and two others were injured. While […]

05/22/2013

President Barack Obama

Obama slams IRS targeting, defends Libya effort

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Monday called reports that the Internal Revenue Service targeted conservative groups “outrageous” and said anyone responsible should be held accountable. He pushed back strongly against fresh Republican criticism […]

05/13/2013

Margaret Thatcher, former British Prime Minister (AP Photo)

UK’s first female leader rejected feminist label

LONDON (AP) — She was Britain’s first female leader, a strong woman who battled her way to the top of a male-dominated political system — but don’t call Margaret Thatcher a feminist..

04/09/2013

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