Obama Administration Reviewing Hostage Policies, But Not Ransom Ban

Obama Administration Reviewing Hostage Policies, But Not Ransom Ban

The U.S. has decided it will not be adjusting its stance on granting ransom requests for American hostages. ...

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Iran Nuclear Talks Halt Without Signs Of Progress

Iran Nuclear Talks Halt Without Signs Of Progress

Talks with Iran to to limit its nuclear activities to nonmilitary purposes are at a standstill. ...

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Top Priority For Lame-Duck Senate: Vote On Obama Nominations

Top Priority For Lame-Duck Senate: Vote On Obama Nominations

Inside the biggest challenge facing the 113th Congress in its final days. ...

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Collapse Of Iran Talks Poses Danger, U.S. Official Warns

Collapse Of Iran Talks Poses Danger, U.S. Official Warns

Find out how tensions could be about to escalate, rapidly. ...

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After Benghazi, State Department Toughened Embassies In High-Risk Countries

After Benghazi, State Department Toughened Embassies In High-Risk Countries

State Department officials discussed the security changes they've made since Benghazi. ...

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U.S. Diplomats Banned From Ice Bucket Challenge

U.S. Diplomats Banned From Ice Bucket Challenge

Washington (AFP) -- It is the charity stunt that has got everyone from billionaires to pop stars and even former U.S. presidents drenched by buckets of freezing water. But don't e ...

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Gaza-Based Islamist Group Put On U.S. Terrorist list

Gaza-Based Islamist Group Put On U.S. Terrorist list

Washington (AFP) -- An Islamist Palestinian group based in Gaza has been placed on the U.S. terrorist black list, the State Department announced Tuesday. Since its founding in 201 ...

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Passport Woes

Passport Woes

So you put off renewing your passport because, hey you've got five months left before it expires. Not so fast.  According to Consumerist many countries require at least six-months ...

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White House Hails Maliki Departure As ‘Major Step Forward’

White House Hails Maliki Departure As ‘Major Step Forward’

Washington (AFP) -- The White House welcomed Nuri al-Maliki's decision to drop his bid to remain Iraq's prime minister as a "major step forward" to unite a country divided by a ji ...

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Report: No ‘Deliberate Wrongdoing’ By Obama Administration In Benghazi Attack

Report: No ‘Deliberate Wrongdoing’ By Obama Administration In Benghazi Attack

Republicans who won’t stop trying to turn the 2012 Benghazi attack into the second coming of Watergate now have even less credibility. The House Intelligence Committee is preparin ...

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