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Benghazi connections to ISIS ... No surprise there

August 14, 2014
A New York Times story published this week said the inaction following the Benghazi attack weighed heavily on the President’s mind when considering whether to strike the ruthless terror group (ISIS) that has rebranded itself as the Islamic...
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UNICEF feeding Iraqis who escaped Mount Sinjar

August 14, 2014
UNICEF, the UN children's agency, is providing life-saving aid to Iraqis who have escaped from Mount Sinjar. Iraqis who are members of the Yazidi religion have been trapped on Sinjar after being displaced by conflict.The Islamic...
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A day with Robin Williams

August 13, 2014
Robin Williams, comedian and actor, was found dead in his home of an apparent suicide by hanging, according to Lt. Keith Boyd, chief deputy coroner for Marin County Sheriff's Office. Known best for his on-screen antics...
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Obama contemplating military rescue of Yazidi Iraqis

August 13, 2014
The Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday that, public protestations to the contrary about no boots on the ground, the Obama administration is contemplating a military expedition to rescue the Yazidi people now trapped on Mount Sinjar. This would likely...
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Iran and U.S. align against Maliki

August 13, 2014
Glory be. A few weeks ago a Kurdish politician, Fouad Massoum was named the new president of Iraq with a parliamentary vote. He is a founder of the Jalal Talabani's Patriotic Union of Kurdistan party. He is described...
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U.S., WFP bring food to starving Iraqis

August 13, 2014
The United States and the UN World Food Programme (WFP) are fast responding to the humanitarian catastrophe in Iraq. This life-saving mission includes the U.S military, the U.S. Food for Peace program and WFP bringing aid to...
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