Alexandra Paige

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John Boehner Is Getting Ready To Mount A Potentially Gigantic Lawsuit Against Obama

Roll Call's Daniel Newhause reports Boehner told House Republicans during a closed-door meeting on Tuesday he could have an announcement in the coming days on whether he will mount the legal challenge. According to the report, he has been "consulting with legal scholars" ahead of his next …

Syrian Forces Just Bombed ISIS Targets Inside Iraq

The bombing run was carried out in the western province of Anbar, which shares a long and mostly unpatrolled border with Syria. ISIS has found the space needed to plan and launch offensives in Iraq and Syria in the undefended and lawless frontier between the two countries.<p>This is the second …

Senator Cochran defeats Tea Party rival in Mississippi Republican runoff | Reuters

HATTIESBURG Miss. (Reuters) - Veteran U.S. Senator Thad Cochran of Mississippi narrowly defeated challenger Chris McDaniel on Tuesday in a high-profile runoff election that pitted the Republican party’s old guard against its anti-establishment Tea Party movement.<p>Republican U.S. Senator Thad Cochran …

Sudan death row case: US works for Meriam Ibrahim exit

<b>The US says it is working with Sudan to ensure a woman freed from death row can leave the country, after she was detained at Khartoum airport.</b><p>Meriam Ibrahim's lawyer says she and her husband are being questioned over their travel documents. It is thought they were trying to fly to the US.<p>She was …

The Ukrainian refugees escaping to Russia

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1087000/1087433_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524666611_3775df788987858eb10702cea8e5dcc3<p><b>After weeks of violence in eastern Ukraine, Russia's Emergency Situations Ministry says more than 14,000 refugees have crossed the border. Many of</b> …

US forces arrive in Baghdad to advise Iraqi troops

<b>The first US troops deployed to assist the Iraqi army in combating a growing Sunni militant insurgency have arrived and begun work, the Pentagon has said.</b><p>Nearly half the 300 special operations soldiers promised by US President Barack Obama are in Baghdad or on the front lines of the fight.<p>The rest …

John Kerry: US troop deployment to Iraq is not intervention

US secretary of state John Kerry has urged Kurdish leaders to stand with Baghdad and insisted that the imminent deployment of American military forces is "not intervention" in Iraq's affairs.<p>As fighting continued for control of Iraq's largest oil refinery at Baiji, Kerry flew to the Kurdish region …