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Obama and immigration: High hopes, a mixed record
WASHINGTON (AP) -- There were about 30, all Mexican nationals desperate to avoid deportations that would separate them from their families. Living in Illinois, they appealed for help from their new U.S. senator, Barack Obama....

Accused White House intruder to appear in court
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Following an embarrassing security breach at the White House, one of the most closely protected buildings in the world, the Secret Service is said to be considering establishing new checkpoints to screen tourists in public areas near the presidential mansion....

Syria vote isn't last word from Congress on war
WASHINGTON (AP) -- As far as Congress is concerned, President Barack Obama's Mideast war strategy isn't in the clear yet....

Kerry: US looking for help from Turkey against IS
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The United States expects Turkey to step up in the fight against the Islamic State group now that Turkey has secured the release of 49 hostages held by the militants, Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday....

China, US, India push world carbon emissions up
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Spurred chiefly by China, the United States and India, the world spewed far more carbon pollution into the air last year than ever before, scientists announced Sunday as world leaders gather to discuss how to reduce heat-trapping gases....

US general: Arab nations need to help in Iraq
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) -- The U.S.-led military campaign plan to retake Iraqi territory held by the Islamic State group calls for attacking the extremists from several directions simultaneously, and its success depends on getting more Arab help, the top American military officer said Sunday....

Feds censure local police, yet give lethal weapons
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A Pentagon program that distributes military surplus gear to local law enforcement allows even departments that the Justice Department has censured for civil rights violations to apply for and get lethal weaponry....

UN ambassador: Others ready to fight Islamic State
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The United States' ambassador to the United Nations says other nations are pledging support for the fight against Islamic State group militants....

News Guide: Steyer writes $15M to his super PAC
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The political parties, their campaign committees and some of their super PACs faced a Saturday deadline to disclose how much donors gave and how much operatives spent in August. Highlights from the filings:...

Who wins Senate control? Nov. 4 might not decide
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A suspenseful election night is one thing, but what if it stretches out for a month? Or into next year?...

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Syria vote isn't last word from Congress on war

Kerry: US looking for help from Turkey against IS

Accused White House intruder to appear in court

China, US, India push world carbon emissions up

Obama and immigration: High hopes, a mixed record

UN ambassador: Others ready to fight Islamic State

US applauds Afghan power-sharing agreement

Secret Service boosts security outside White House


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