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How a 43-year-old American youth counselor turned to ISIS

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> As a 43-year-old youth counselor from Sacramento, California, Brian Dempsey certainly did not fit the traditional profile of someone likely to travel to Syria in hopes of joining ISIS -- but his journey is helping shed new light on why some Americans decide to fight alongside …

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Iran says extension of sanctions act by U.S. Congress violates nuclear deal: TV

ANKARA (Reuters) - Iran threatened on Friday to retaliate against a U.S. Senate vote to extend the Iran Sanctions Act (ISA) for 10 years, saying it violated last year’s deal with six major powers that curbed its nuclear program.<p>FILE PHOTO: Iran's national flags are seen on a square in Tehran …

Obama's latest executive order extended a cap on pay raises for soldiers

President Obama on Wednesday said he will issue an executive order putting a 1.6 percent lid on payroll increase s for service members, according to a report in <i>Military Times</i>.<p>In a letter to Congress, Obama said: "I am strongly committed to supporting our uniformed service members, who have made …

Rio 2016: The U.S. Women’s Gymnastics Team Is as Good as Gold

The ‘Final Five’ of Simone Biles, Gabby Douglas, Laurie Hernandez, Madison Kocian and Aly Raisman are champions; Russia takes silver and China gets bronze<p>RIO DE JANEIRO—The United States won the women’s gymnastics team gold medal Tuesday that had been all but awarded to them before the competition …

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