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President Obama Meets Defense Secretary Ashton Carter In The Oval Office

Deportation relief in limbo for millions after Texas judge’s ruling

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An executive action by President Obama that was set to stop deportation procedures for five million people came to a halt this week after a federal judge in Texas blocked the president’s order. Continue reading

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Egypt launches airstrikes at Islamic State in Libya

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Egypt launched airstrikes against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, an Islamic militant group, after the group killed 21 Christian Egyptians in Libya. Continue reading

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Vladimir Putin shakes hands with Petro Poroshenko, with Francois Hollande and Angela Merkel standing nearby, as they take part in peace talks on resolving the Ukrainian crisis in Minsk

Ukraine and Russia announce cease-fire

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Ukraine and Russia announced that they had reached a cease-fire after weeks of clashes between Ukrainian and pro-Russian rebel forces. Continue reading

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Brian Williams suspended; Jon Stewart to exit The Daily Show

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Two major media shake-ups this week: Jon Stewart announced that he will leave The Daily Show, while NBC News said it is suspending Nightly News anchor Brian Williams for spreading a false story. Continue reading

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Why #BringBackOurGirls has lost momentum

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The cause to rescue hundreds of female students, abducted by militant Islamist group Boko Haram last spring, has faded for nearly all but a small group. Continue reading

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