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White House: U.S. has 'prepared' new sanctions for Russia

By Meghashyam Mali | 04/16/14 03:26 PM

The White House on Wednesday said that the U.S. has prepared new sanctions against Russia amid growing concerns over Ukraine's territorial sovereignty.
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Marco Rubio: Terrorists training in Syria may strike U.S.

By Associated Press | 04/16/14 10:19 AM

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio warned Tuesday that terrorists training in ungoverned swaths of Syria could "soon" attack American interests around the world — or even on the nation's home soil.
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Iraq: Abu Ghraib prison closure not permanent

By QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA | 04/16/14 03:45 PM

BAGHDAD (AP) — An Iraqi Justice Ministry official said Wednesday that this week's closure of the infamous Abu Ghraib prison west of Baghdad is temporary and that it will be reopened once the security situation in the surrounding area is stable. The closure is the latest chapter in the history...
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