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Republicans win majority in US Congress

Republican candidates won enough seats in Tuesday's U.S. congressional elections to capture control of the Senate.
November 5, 2014

Obama congratulates Ukraine on ‘successful’ election

President Barack Obama has congratulated the people of Ukraine on ‘holding successful parliamentary elections’ Sunday, as a partial vote count shows pro-Europe forces decisively ahead in the poll.
October 27, 2014

Obama: US 'underestimated' rise of Islamic State

President Barack Obama said the United States "underestimated" the rise of Islamic State and other Syrian-based militants, and "overestimated" Iraq's ability to fight them.
September 28, 2014

Obama to send 3,000 troops to Liberia in ebola fight

The United States is ready to take leadership for a global response to the deadly Ebola virus that is ravaging West Africa, President Barack Obama said Tuesday,
September 17, 2014

Obama plans prime time speech on Islamic State threat

President Barack Obama is preparing to lay out his strategy against militants of the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria when he delivers an address to Americans Wednesday night.
September 10, 2014

Obama vows to 'dismantle' Islamic State

President Barack Obama has wrapped up the NATO summit in Britain, saying the alliance has agreed to play a role in fighting Islamic State militants.
September 6, 2014

Obama: Iraq campaign will be 'long-term project'

President Obama says, "I don't think we're going to solve this problem in weeks."
CNN: August 10, 2014

US: Russia violated nuclear treaty

The United States accused Russia of violating a historic nuclear test ban treaty by testing a ground-launched cruise missile.
July 29, 2014

Malaysian Minister: Air crash 'outrage against human decency'

Malaysia's transport minister said it would be an "outrage against human decency" if it's determined that a Malaysia Airlines plane was deliberately shot down over eastern Ukraine.
July 18, 2014

Obama slaps toughest sanctions yet on Russia

U.S. President Barack Obama has announced new economic sanctions on Russian banks and energy companies for Moscow's support of the pro-Russian separatist rebellion in Ukraine.
July 16, 2014