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NYC braces for presidential gridlock as Obama joins UN conference

NEW YORK (PIX11) – President Barack Obama is joining world leaders and delegates in New York City Tuesday for the United Nations General Assembly — and drivers who commute through Manhattan are bracing for gridlock. 134 more words

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UK PM Cameron to Meet Iran's Rouhani -- Two will discuss campaign against Islamic State

This is the first time that a British premier has met with an Iranian president since the Islamic Revolution in 1979.

Hassan Rouhani. (photo credit:REUTERS) 163 more words

What’s Up With Security Breaches At The White House?

A man jumped over the fence of the White House on Friday and made it through the North Portico doors before officers stopped him. Another man tried to access the White House on Saturday. 86 more words


Syria: US begins air strikes on Islamic State targets

From the BBC

Arab nations have taken part in the air strikes, but which and in what capacity remains unclear, Barbara Plett Usher reports

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Pentagon: US, partners begin airstrikes in Syria

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. and five Arab countries launched airstrikes Monday night on Islamic State group targets in Syria, expanding a military campaign into a country whose three-year civil war has given the brutal militant group a safe haven. 904 more words


White House Cracks Down On Corporate Overseas Tax Breaks

The Obama administration cracked down Monday on so-called tax inversions, aiming to curb a spate of American companies shifting overseas in an attempt to shirk paying U.S. 514 more words


It's On Us: President Obama Teams With Celebrities & You To Stop Sexual Assault

President Barack Obama is calling on everyone to do what they can to prevent others from being sexually assaulted as part of a new initiative. 538 more words

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