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Obama-putin-091214.jpg Despite the ceasefire in eastern Ukraine, the U.S. Treasury Department on Friday announced a new round of sanctions against Russia for its role in the conflict. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew determined that persons operating within Russia's defense and related materiel sector may now be subject to targeted sanctions.

Obama15-091114.jpg President Barack Obama on Wednesday outlined his comprehensive strategy to eliminate the terrorist group known as the Islamic State. Speaking in a nationally televised primetime speech on the eve of the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, Obama vowed to use air power but no combat troops to eliminate the terrorists.

Obama1-082114.jpg 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.