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Rand Paul: We will make Hillary Clinton answer for Benghazi

Facebook Follow @washtimes Should Congress make English the official language of the U.S.? View results Sen. Rand Paul, in his appearance on NBC’s “Meet the Press” Sunday, refused to criticize President Obama’s handling of Iraq, but…

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Iran rejects U.S. action in Iraq

ANBAR, Iraq – Iran’s supreme leader accused the United States on Sunday of trying to retake control of Iraq by exploiting sectarian rivalries, as Sunni insurgents drove toward Baghdad from new strongholds along the Syrian border. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s condemnation of U.S. action came three days after President Barack Obama offered to send 300 military advisers to help the Iraqi ...

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Kosovo protest turns violent

Police in Kosovo fired teargas and rubber bullets at ethnic Albanian rioters burning police cars and lobbing rocks in the ethnically divided town of Mitrovica, in protest at the blockade of the main bridge by ethnic Serbs. A Reuters reporter saw Polish special police units, part of a European Union mission, open fire…

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France agrees to buy 20% stake in Alstom

Travel deals PARIS – (AP) — The final obstacle to GE’s $17 billion takeover of Alstom’s power division has been overcome after the French government agreed to terms with the French engineering company’s main shareholder. Economy minister Arnaud Montebourg said Sunday on French television that the government will buy a 20-percent stake in Alstom from construction giant…

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Kerry in Cairo for talks with Egypt’s new president

Ariel Sharon Arab Spring Reuters Image Caption: U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry disembarks upon his arrival at Cairo International Airport, in Cairo (reuters tickers) June 22, 2014 – 10:49 By Lesley Wroughton CAIRO (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Cairo on Sunday for talks with President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi over Egypt’s crackdown on the Muslim ...

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Sea disputes should be settled through direct talks, Chinese official says

Vietnamese protesters chant anti-China slogans at a demonstration in Hanoi. Photo: AP Beijing: China will be firm in upholding its territorial integrity and believes disputes in the region should be settled through direct talks with the countries concerned, the nation’s top foreign policy official said. “We will never trade our core interests or swallow the bitter…

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Sea disputes should be settled through direct talks, Chinese official says

Vietnamese protesters chant anti-China slogans at a demonstration in Hanoi. Photo: AP Beijing: China will be firm in upholding its territorial integrity and believes disputes in the region should be settled through direct talks with the countries concerned, the nation’s top foreign policy official said. “We will never trade our core interests or swallow the bitter…

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Sea disputes should be settled through direct talks, Chinese official says

Vietnamese protesters chant anti-China slogans at a demonstration in Hanoi. Photo: AP Beijing: China will be firm in upholding its territorial integrity and believes disputes in the region should be settled through direct talks with the countries concerned, the nation’s top foreign policy official said. “We will never trade our core interests or swallow the bitter…

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Search on for SKorea soldier who killed 5 comrades

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The military searched Sunday for an armed South Korean soldier who fled after killing five of his comrades and wounding seven at an outpost near the North Korean border. The sergeant, identified only by his surname, Yim, opened fire Saturday night with his standard issue K2 assault rifle at an outpost in Gangwon province, east ...

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