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U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) is surrounded by reporters as he departs a Senate Republican caucus meeting about an expected unveiling of Senate Republicans' revamped proposal to replace Obamacare health care legislation at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S. July 13, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst - RTX3BCQ6
Senate committee moves to suspend U.S. aid to Palestinians

A Senate committee approved legislation Thursday that would suspend U.S. financial assistance to the Palestinian Authority until it ends what lawmakers said is a long-standing practice of rewarding Palestinians who kill Americans and Israelis.

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Obama considering air support operation for Iraqi refugees

President Obama is reportedly considering "very limited" military action in Iraq against the Islamic State group. The Sunni extremists have renewed their surge across Northern Iraq, sending thousands of Christians and Yazidis fleeing from ultimatums to convert to Islam, pay…