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CAIRO - The head of the Arab League urged its members Sunday to confront Islamic State extremists "militarily and politically," issuing an apparent call to arms as President Barack Obama prepares to go to lawmakers and the American public with his own plan to stop the militants.Backing from the 22-country Arab League could provide crucial support across the Middle East for Obama's effort to assemble an international coalition against the Islamic State, the marauding group that has conquered a swath of Iraq and Syria and committed beheadings and mass killings to sow terror.

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WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Thursday limited the president's power to fill high-level administration posts with temporary appointments, ruling in favor of Senate Republicans in their partisan clash with President Barack Obama.

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PORTLAND, Ore. - The U.S.

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MILWAUKEE - A federal judge's order for Wisconsin officials to stop issuing same-sex marriage licenses didn't address the legal status of the more than 550 gay marriages conducted in the last week, and subsequent statements by state officials have not removed the uncertainty.U.S. District Judge Barbara Crabb on June 6 ordered county clerks to stop enforcing the state's gay marriage ban but she put that ruling on hold Friday while an appeal from Republican Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen is pending.

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U.S. memo justifying drone killings released

NEW YORK - The secret U.S.

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...the provision to take effect.The four liberal justices dissented.The case remains on appeal to the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans. That court is expected to hear arguments in January, and the law will remain in effect at...

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CHARLESTON, S.C. - Now that a judge has tossed out a federal permit for South Carolina's proposed $35 million passenger cruise terminal, opponents of the project say a state permit should be invalidated as well. In September, U.S.

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What others say: No Roadless Rule in the Tongass

Alaska will take the win.A 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals agreed this week that the Tongass National Forest is exempt from the Clinton-era Roadless Rule.The ruling allows road building...

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Gun advocates appeal 'Firearm Freedoms Act' ruling

...lower court's ruling against state laws designed to buck federal gun rules.Earlier this year, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a district judge's decision against the 2009 Montana Firearms Freedom Act. The law attempts to declare...

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COLUMBUS, Ohio - It's still all about Ohio.

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