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Republicans have not found much to like about President Barack Obama's nearly six years in office, but the results of a new Washington Post-ABC News poll show that a vast majority support the president's decision to launch airstrikes in Iraq.
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JohnWalsh-080814.jpgFacing accusations of plagiarism, Democratic Sen. John Walsh, D-Mont., announced Thursday that he is dropping out of the Montana Senate race. Walsh, who was appointed to succeed retiring Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont., in February, was already facing an uphill battle in his race against Republican Rep. Steve Daines, R-Mont.
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Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) has nominated current Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu to replace president-elect Recep Tayyip Erdogan as the new party chairman and prime minister. Davutoglu, who was hand-picked by Erdogan to succeed him as prime minister, has been the country's...
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