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Editorials in major U.S. dailies signaled cautious backing of President Obama’s plan to broaden an American-led offensive against the insurgency.
A report from the AP quotes an unnamed law enforcement official saying police had sent a video to the NFL that showed Rice punching his then-fiancee.
Signaling a broadening of the American offensive to date, the president said he would not hesitate to order strikes inside Syria. “If you threaten America, you will find no safe haven,” Obama warned.
Researchers from Birmingham University used high-tech equipment to map 17 ritual monuments in the area. That’s in addition to the iconic circle of stones that has stood there for thousands of years.
The Russian president also accused the West of staging the crisis in Ukraine in order to “resuscitate” the NATO alliance.
The prime minister says he’d be “heartbroken” if Scotland voted to separate from the union in a Sept. 18 referendum.
The Falls Church, Va.-based private contractor conducts most of the government’s background checks and was the target of a cyberattack last month that breached thousands of personnel files.
Petro Poroshenko is offering a bill to grant special status to parts of the country’s restive east, but he reiterates that there will be no concession on sovereignty.
The secretary of state’s visit to Baghdad comes ahead of President Obama’s speech tonight to outline a plan to combat the militant group.
The implication is that President Obama will not seek Congressional approval for any military action against the militant Sunni group.