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Govt to declassify some secret court opinions

Posted: 09/06/2013 - The Justice Department is declassifying portions of some secret court orders concerning the government's authority to seize records under the Patriot Act.

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Obama, in Europe, still pursuing Syria support

Posted: 09/06/2013 - President Barack Obama is using his last day in Europe to renew his quest for foreign support for a U.S. military strike in Syria. But three days after he left Washington.

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Obama opens final day of G-20 talks in Russia

Posted: 09/06/2013 - President Barack Obama is holding a final day of meetings with global leaders at the Group of 20 summit in the historic Russian city of St. Petersburg.

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Anthony Weiner and voter argue in viral video

Posted: 09/05/2013 - Former Congressman Anthony Weiner says a viral video that shows him engaging in a shouting match with an unidentified New York City man is just an example of him putting a heckler in his place.

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Divided vote foreshadows Obama challenge on Syria

Posted: 09/05/2013 - A Senate panel's deep divide over giving President Barack Obama the authority to use U.S. military force against Syria underscores the commander in chief's challenge in persuading skeptical lawmakers.

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Obama heads into the lion's den in Russia

Posted: 09/05/2013 - President Barack Obama is heading into the lion's den of Russia, confronting Syria's key patron as well as foreign leaders skeptical of his call for an international military strike against Bashar Assad's government.

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US spies missed signs of Aug. 21 Syrian WMD Strike

Posted: 09/05/2013 - U.S. intelligence agencies did not detect the Syrian regime readying a massive chemical weapons attack in the days ahead of the strike, only piecing together what had happened after the fact, U.S. officials say.

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Education chief: Maybe start school later in day

Posted: 09/05/2013 - A later start to the school day could help teenagers get the most from their classroom time and local districts should consider delaying the first bell, Education Secretary Arne Duncan said Wednesday.

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Syria creates new headaches for GOP leaders

Posted: 09/04/2013 - President Barack Obama's proposal to bomb Syria is dividing both political parties as they cope with Iraq war weariness and, in the GOP, the rise of libertarian sentiment.

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Syria forces possible GOP candidates to pick sides

Posted: 09/04/2013 - President Barack Obama's plea to Congress for the go-ahead for military strikes against Syria is forcing ambitious Republicans weighing a White House bid to choose sides.

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In Sweden, Obama to showcase common global goals

Posted: 09/04/2013 - President Barack Obama is seeking to use a 24-hour visit to this Swedish capital to show a softer side of American diplomacy even as the world's gaze remains fixed anxiously on Syria.

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Boehner says he supports Obama on Syria

Posted: 09/03/2013 - House Speaker John Boehner says he will support President Barack Obama's call for the U.S. to take action against Syria for alleged chemical weapons use

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Obama seeks support for Syria strike at G-20

Posted: 09/03/2013 - The uncertainty surrounding Syria will hang over the president's three-day overseas trip, which includes a global summit in Russia and a stop in Sweden.

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GOP senators say details needed on Syria strategy

Posted: 09/03/2013 - Two Republican foreign policy hawks say President Barack Obama must make a strong case for attacking Bashar Assad's Syria if he wants to win congressional backing for the operation.

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