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Experts say expansion against Islamic State may already be needed
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Experts say expansion against Islamic State may already be needed

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s military campaign against Islamic State group extremists has already crept beyond the narrow parameters he first outlined three months ago.

But military experts both inside and outside of the...

Experts say expansion against Islamic State may already be needed
Experts say expansion against Islamic State may already be needed

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s military campaign against Islamic State group extremists has already crept beyond the narrow parameters he first outlined three months ago.

But military experts both inside and outside of the...

Secret Service on the spot after White House security breach
Secret Service on the spot after White House security breach

WASHINGTON — The Secret Service is coming under intense scrutiny after a man who hopped the White House fence made it all the way through the front door before being apprehended.

President Barack Obama and his daughters had just departed...

US Census data shows poverty rate on the rise in WV

Census says 27 percent of children in W.Va. live below poverty line

Craigslist killers get life in prison

SUNBURY, Pa. — A newlywed couple whose Craigslist ad lured a stranger to his death were sentenced Thursday to life in prison without parole by a judge who said their “permanent removal” from society is appropriate.

Neither...

Thai leader sorry for bikini safety comment

BANGKOK — Thai junta leader Prayuth Chan-Ocha apologized for comments he made about the safety of foreign tourists wearing bikinis following the deaths of two backpackers on a resort island.

Prayuth, who seized power in a May 22 coup and...

Congress clears way for rebel aid
Congress clears way for rebel aid

Legislation also eliminates potential for shutdown

Senate candidates focus on senior issues
Senate candidates focus on senior issues

Tennant, Capito speak to health care reform, protecting retirement

Police trooper killed in ambush to be laid to rest
Police trooper killed in ambush to be laid to rest

MICHAEL RUBINKAM

Associated Press

Hundreds of mourners, including law enforcement officers from around the country, are gathering in Scranton, Pennsylvania, for the funeral of a state trooper amid a mood of grief and fear as a...

Doctor says Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has rare cancer

TORONTO — Toronto’s embattled mayor has a rare and difficult cancer that will require aggressive chemotherapy, his doctor said Wednesday, days after Rob Ford’s dramatic announcement that he was pulling out of a re-election...

Subcommittee hears testimony on children’s insurance program

Children’s Health Insurance Program funding set to run out next fall

Manchin bill seeks to protect veterans

Legislation seeks to ensure vets have access to specialists in job assistance

Leaders
advocate ground troops
Leaders advocate ground troops

Manchin supports president’s plan for air strikes, not training rebels

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