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Iraq's Prime Minister Pressed to Seek Sunni Support in Fight Against Militants

Iraq’s Prime Minister-Designate Haider al-Abadi is urged to make changes in his country’s efforts to fight the Islamic State threat. | IN THE NEWS


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Tech Companies to Build US-Japan Internet Cable


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For President Obama, Race is a Personal Issue


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For President Obama, Race is Personal Issue


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9:52 PM - 9:57 PM August 15, 2014

Iraq Changes Top Leadership at a Difficult Time

Former colleagues describe Mr. Haider Jawad al-Abadi as a good speaker and a direct person who is open to the ideas of others. He will need strong qualities. Among the issues facing the new prime minister are extremist militancy, religious division and political disputes.


10:15 PM - 10:18 PM August 14, 2014

    Audio Ukraine and NATO: Russian Troops Crossed Into Ukraine

    The WHO says Ebola could infect more than 20,000 people over the next six months. And, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie get married in France | In the News

    Audio American Jihadist Killed in Syria

    Also, pro-Russian separatists capture main coastal town in Ukraine. And, a young bone cancer patient in China is the first person to receive a spinal part made on a 3-D printer | In the News

    Audio Israel and the Palestinians Agree to Truce

    The leaders of Russia and Ukraine have also announced an agreement to begin talks about a possible cease-fire in eastern Ukraine. And, in Hollywood, 'Breaking Bad' wins Emmy for best drama series | In the News

    Audio Syria Asks for Help to Fight Islamic State

    Syria is willing to work with the international community in the fight against Islamic State militants. Ukrainian official Russian tanks and other military vehicles had crossed into southeastern Ukraine. Mourners sang, clapped and danced on Monday at funeral services for Michael Brown.

    Audio Experts: Iraq Will Need Help From Many Sides to Fight Militants

    Iraq’s Prime Minister-Designate Haider al-Abadi is urged to make changes in his country’s efforts to fight the Islamic State threat. | IN THE NEWS

    Audio US Ebola Patients Released, Cleared of Virus

    Two Americans who became sick with the deadly Ebola virus have been released from the hospital in Atlanta. Tests showed they were free of the disease. Islamic State group demanded $132 Million ransom for executed U.S. journalist. New president in Indonesia and new Prime Minister in Thailand.

    Audio Obama Condemns US Journalist's Execution

    Obama has condemned the Islamic State militants who killed an American reporter and threatened to kill another one. Eric Holder meet with community leaders, local officials and FBI investigators in Ferguson. Liberia police fired tear gas at Ebola protest.

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