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Expelled Nazis got millions in Social Security
OSIJEK, Croatia (AP) -- Former Auschwitz guard Jakob Denzinger lived the American dream....

Kerry: 'Irresponsible' not to aid Kurds against IS
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday the Obama administration decided to airdrop weapons and ammunitions to "valiant" Kurds fighting Islamic State extremists in the Syrian border town of Kobani because it would be "irresponsible" and "morally very difficult" not to support them....

Obama keeps his schedule clear to focus on Ebola
CHICAGO (AP) -- Rarely one to leave anything to chance, President Barack Obama is playing it by ear this week as his administration's response to the Ebola scare continues to evolve....

Obama praises Supreme Court's gay marriage orders
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama says the Supreme Court's recent gay marriage orders may have the biggest impact of any ruling of his presidency....

Obama coalition-building again, this time on Ebola
WASHINGTON (AP) -- After rallying dozens of nations to join the fight against Islamic State militants, President Barack Obama is back in the coalition-building business - this time to fight the Ebola outbreak in West Africa....

CDC to revise Ebola protocol, Pentagon preps team
ATLANTA (AP) -- Revised guidance for health care workers treating Ebola patients will include using protective gear "with no skin showing," a top federal health official said Sunday, and the Pentagon announced it was forming a team to assist medical staff in the U.S., if needed....

Militant pleads not guilty in Benghazi attacks
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A Libyan militant on Monday pleaded not guilty to charges arising from the 2012 Benghazi attacks that killed four Americans, including U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens....

Brief profiles of a few ex-Nazis getting benefits
Since 1979, at least 38 of 66 suspected Nazi war criminals and SS guards forced out of the United States collected millions of dollars in American Social Security payments, an Associated Press investigation has found....

Kerry urges Asia to boost anti-Islamic State push
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry appealed Monday for Asian nations to step up their efforts to combat Islamic State extremists and the deadly Ebola virus....

DCCC raises $17M in September, NRCC raises $11M
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Despite long odds of toppling Republicans' majority, House Democrats' campaign committee raised $16.7 million last month and began October with more than $34 million for the final weeks before Election Day, officials said Monday....

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