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Pentagon: US, partners begin airstrikes in Syria
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. and partner nations began launching airstrikes against Islamic State group targets in Syria for the first time Monday night, expanding a military campaign against the militants with a mix of fighter jets, bombers and Tomahawk cruise missiles fired from ships in the region....

Prosecutor: 800 rounds found in intruder case
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Investigators found more than 800 rounds of ammunition, a machete and two hatchets in the car of the former soldier accused of scaling the White House fence and sprinting inside while carrying a knife, a federal prosecutor said Monday. President Barack Obama was "obviously concerned" about the weekend incident, a spokesman said....

SPIN METER: Those changing health law numbers
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Call it health care law numerology....

Obama: Secret Service does a 'great job'
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama says the Secret Service does "a great job." He says he is grateful for the "sacrifices" the service performs on his behalf and on behalf of his family....

US cracks down on companies moving overseas
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration cracked down Monday on certain overseas corporate mergers and acquisitions, aiming to curb American companies from shifting their ownership abroad to shirk paying U.S. taxes....

Campaigns commonly share policy platforms, slogans
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- The Democrat running for Wisconsin governor acknowledges her campaign lifted policy platforms, including some exact language, from like-minded candidates....

Senator: Drop nomination of controversial judge
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama's controversial selection of Michael Boggs to become a federal judge in Georgia lacks enough votes to survive and the nomination should be withdrawn, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee said Monday in what amounts to a rare rebuff of the president from his own party....

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

Clintons mark 10 years of annual summit
NEW YORK (AP) -- Bill and Hillary Clinton marked the 10th anniversary of the former president's annual Clinton Global Initiative, pointing to female empowerment around the globe as the former secretary of state considers a 2016 presidential campaign....

Biden to Hispanics: Obama will act on immigration
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Vice President Joe Biden told frustrated Hispanic leaders Monday President Barack Obama is "absolutely committed to moving forward" on comprehensive immigration reforms "and he's going to do an awful lot."...

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