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    Obama Speaks Live: U.S. Will Dismantle ISIS ‘Network of Death’
    Sep24

    Obama Speaks Live: U.S. Will Dismantle ISIS ‘Network of Death’

    The speech will lay out American priorities, including support for Ukraine, testing a nuclear deal with Iran and fighting climate change and disease. …read more Source:...

    Obama sells Islamic State strikes to United Nations
    Sep24

    Obama sells Islamic State strikes to United Nations

    Exactly one year after proclaiming that the world was “more stable,” President Obama urged the United Nations Wednesday to confront rising emergencies around the globe, from terrorists rampaging in Syria and Iraq to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine to the deadly Ebola epidemic in West Africa. “We come together at a …...

    LIVE: Obama’s Speech To The UN General Assembly…
    Sep24

    LIVE: Obama’s Speech To The UN General Assembly…

    President Barack Obama is speaking Wednesday morning before the United Nations General Assembly, amid the backdrop of the US and partner nations launching airstrikes against the extremist group ISIS in Syria. Obama planned to deliver a “forceful and optimistic message of American leadership — one that recognizes the challenges we face while...

    Obama Speaks Live: ‘Join Us on the Right Side of History’
    Sep24

    Obama Speaks Live: ‘Join Us on the Right Side of History’

    The speech will lay out American priorities, including support for Ukraine, testing a nuclear deal with Iran and fighting climate change and disease. …read more Source:...

    U.N. Headquarters in South Dakota: How It Could Have Happened
    Sep24

    U.N. Headquarters in South Dakota: How It Could Have Happened

    MoreHow the United Nations Human Rights Council Unfairly Targets IsraelUN General Assembly: Crimea Referendum Was IllegalRepresentatives from around the world are now gathering in New York City for the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly. A vast cadre of diplomats, staff and heads of state have descended on the Big Apple —...

    Coming Up: Obama to Deliver ‘Forceful’ Case for Battling ISIS
    Sep24

    Coming Up: Obama to Deliver ‘Forceful’ Case for Battling ISIS

    The speech will lay out American priorities, including support for Ukraine, testing a nuclear deal with Iran and fighting climate change and disease. …read more Source:...

    Here’s What Obama’s Going To Say At The UN Today
    Sep24

    Here’s What Obama’s Going To Say At The UN Today

    President Barack Obama is scheduled to address the UN General Assembly at 10 a.m. Wednesday morning and a White House official sent reporters a preview of the president’s address. According to the White House, Obama will call on other nations to join the US in confronting a “range of challenges” including the jihadist group...

    Obama To Address UN Amid New Mideast Strikes
    Sep24

    Obama To Address UN Amid New Mideast Strikes

    NEW YORK (AP) — President Barack Obama is addressing the United Nations as a commander in chief overseeing a war against militants in two Middle Eastern nations, a striking shift in the trajectory of a presidency that had been focused on ending conflicts in the region. Instead, when he speaks to the world body Wednesday, he will cast the U.S. as...

    Ukraine Says Cease-Fire In East Violated, Soldiers Injured
    Sep24

    Ukraine Says Cease-Fire In East Violated, Soldiers Injured

    Kyiv says sporadic fighting has occurred between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine despite a cease-fire agreement. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    NATO Sees Significant Pullback of Russian Troops from Ukraine
    Sep24

    NATO Sees Significant Pullback of Russian Troops from Ukraine

    NATO has observed a significant withdrawal of Russian forces from inside Ukraine, but many Russian troops remain stationed near the border, an alliance military spokesman said on Wednesday. “There has been a significant pullback of Russian conventional forces from inside Ukraine, but many thousands are still deployed in the vicinity of the...