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Obama visit reaches into Arctic

...Obama's travels brought him near the Bering Sea, U.S. officials reported the presence of five Chinese PLA Navy ships...there. White House press secretary Josh Earnest said U.S. officials didn't view the Chinese vessels as a threat but...
Obama visit to Arctic spotlights tough life in Alaska

...that the U.S. military has been tracking for a number of days. White House press secretary Josh Earnest said U.S. officials don't view the Chinese vessels to be a threat but he added that the reason for their presence "is still unclear...
Op-ed: Repeating myself on an Iran nuclear deal

...religion requires them to build a bomb, obliterate Israel, eliminate America and subject the world to Sharia law?U.S. officials, from President Obama, to Secretary of State John Kerry, repeat themselves with empty assurances that the deal...
Rich Lowry: A diplomatic revolution

...with Iran over its nuclear program and are alarmed by the Obama administration's accommodating approach."Some U.S. officials," the Journal writes, "privately believe France is seeking in part to maintain strong ties to Israel and to Arab...
What others say: U.S. should give Ukraine a defensive military boost

...gains by Russian-supported separatists are causing U.S. officials to question their policy of relying on economic sanctions...provide arms to Ukraine. On Monday, a group of former U.S. officials - including Michele Flournoy, undersecretary of defense...

...cases." He did not give details. According to other U.S. officials, intelligence gathering has not been curtailed or...airstrikes that killed some 190 militants in Yemen. U.S. officials rarely comment on the covert drone program.Michael...

...But the Khorasan militants did not go to Syria principally to fight the government of President Bashar Assad, U.S. officials say. Instead, they were sent by al-Qaida leader Ayman al-Zawahiri to recruit Europeans and Americans whose...

...mandating restrictions on farmers.The International Joint Commission, an advisory agency made up of Canadian and U.S. officials, said last year urgent steps are needed to reduce phosphorus applied to fields, suggesting among other things that...

...troops grew up in Central Florida and attended several colleges in the state before dropping out and moving abroad.U.S. officials identified the bomber as Moner Mohammad Abu-Salha of Florida but have said little else. Records show a person...

WASHINGTON - The only american soldier held prisoner in Afghanistan has been freed by the Taliban in exchange for the release of five Afghan detainees from the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, Obama administration officials said Saturday. Sgt.


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