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Obama Will Put Off Executive Actions On Immigration

Obama Will Put Off Executive Actions On ImmigrationResponding to fellow Democrats' concerns in a tight election season, President Obama will delay acting on his own on immigration issues until after November's midterm vote, the White House says.

‘Justice Will Be Served’ Obama Warns The Islamic State

‘Justice Will Be Served’ Obama Warns The Islamic StateThe Islamic State released a video Tuesday that showed a militant beheading American journalist Steven Sotloff. Overnight, the U.S. intelligence community came to the conclusion that the video was, indeed, authentic.

NATO To Create New ‘Spearhead’ Force For Eastern Europe

NATO To Create New ‘Spearhead’ Force For Eastern EuropeNATO leaders are expected to set up a rapid-response force to deploy quickly to eastern Europe to defend against potential Russian aggression at their meeting in Wales later this week.

Ukrainian Prime Minister Says Government Will Seek NATO Membership

Ukrainian Prime Minister Says Government Will Seek NATO MembershipUkrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk says his government has sent parliament a bill that allows Ukraine to open a path toward membership in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.

ACLU, U.S. Settle Lawsuit On Deportation Of Immigrants

ACLU, U.S. Settle Lawsuit On Deportation Of ImmigrantsMarta Mendoza, a 47-year-old Mexican woman, had lived in the Los Angeles area illegally for 32 years. There, she raised six children, all U.S. citizens.

Reports: U.S. Authorizes Surveillance Flights Over Syria

Reports: U.S. Authorizes Surveillance Flights Over SyriaPresident Obama has authorized surveillance flights over Syria, The Associated Press and The New York Times are reporting this morning, citing unnamed U.S. officials.

Obama Orders Review Of Transfers Of Military Surplus To Local Police

Obama Orders Review Of Transfers Of Military Surplus To Local PolicePresident Obama has ordered a review of federal programs that supply local law enforcement agencies with military weapons and equipment after concerns over how the police handled unrest in Ferguson, Mo., in the aftermath of the shooting death of Michael Brown.

Poet Known As The ‘Lioness of Iran’ Dies At 87

Poet Known As The ‘Lioness of Iran’ Dies At 87One of Iran's most vocal and outspoken poets died this morning in Tehran at the age of 87. Known as the "Lioness of Iran," Simin Behbahani reportedly had been in a coma for more than two weeks.

U.S. Says Syria’s Chemical Weapons Stockpile Is Destroyed

U.S. Says Syria’s Chemical Weapons Stockpile Is DestroyedThe U.S. said Monday that all of Syria's declared chemical weapon stockpile has been destroyed.

Iraq’s Power Struggle: What You Need To Know

Iraq’s Power Struggle: What You Need To KnowIraq's Nouri al-Maliki is refusing to give up his position as prime minister, sending military vehicles into Baghdad's streets Monday after Iraqi President Fuad Masum asked Maliki's fellow Shiite, Haider al-Abadi, to form a government and become the country's new leader.