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  • Olympic National Park bans drones amid US order

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  • Head of Niger's parliament flees to France

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  • WHO: Senegal Ebola case 'a top priority emergency'

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  • Lava eruption prompts Iceland aviation alert

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  • Former White House press secretary Jim Brady dies

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From the Weekly Standard

  • ‘We Don’t Have a Strategy Yet’

    "Rooting out a cancer like ISIL won’t be easy and it won’t be quick,” President Obama told the American Legion’s annual convention in Charlotte on Tuesday, August 26. He repeated the thought in...

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  • Small Ball in Wisconsin

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