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Letter from the parents of Aaron Carson Vaughn of SEAL Team VI: Please resign, Mr. President

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Special to WorldTribune.com Billy and Karen Vaughn After finally choosing to view the barbaric, on-camera beheading by ISIS of freelance war correspondent James Foley, I have been left with a level of rage known only to those of us who […]

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Gov. Perry: ‘Very real possibility’ ISIL has already exploited unsecured U.S. southern border

Texas Gov. Rick Perry

Special to WorldTribune.com WASHINGTON — The United States has become concerned over the prospect of infiltration by Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. Officials have acknowledged that ISIL could honor its threat to attack the United States. They said […]

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Sen. Cruz: ‘Why is President Obama selling AMRAAM missiles to Turkey but blocking Hellfires for Israel?’

Sen. Ted Cruz

Special to WorldTribune.com WASHINGTON — The United States, despite concern from Congress, has defended arms sales to Turkey. Officials said the administration of President Barack Obama would maintain U.S. weapons exports to Turkey amid concerns that the NATO ally was […]

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Egypt’s Sisi calls on Congress to renew military aid, faults West for Libya’s collapse

Egyptian President Abdul Fatah Sisi meets with U.S. Rep. Darrell Issa.

Special to WorldTribune.com CAIRO — Egypt has urged the United States to support the Arab state’s counter-insurgency campaign. Egyptian President Abdul Fatah Sisi called on Washington to renew support for the CI campaign against the Muslim Brotherhood and Al Qaida. […]

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Some advice for poor Hillary, whose poll numbers are headed South

Hillary Clinton “does well to be seen but not really heard.”

Special to WorldTribune.com By Grace Vuoto The summer of 2014 has been difficult for the 2016 Democratic presidential frontrunner, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. In just a few months, she is losing her commanding lead over the possible Republican […]

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Reputed communist guerilla was oddly familiar sight on Cantor campaign trail

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor with aides in the Capitol.

Special to WorldTribune.com Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor announced on Aug. 1 that he would resign effective Aug. 18. By Joe Schaeffer An El Salvador native who said in a speech that he fought U.S. military forces and works […]

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Obama blocked arms deliveries to Israel, ordered no shipments be made without his approval

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Special to WorldTribune.com WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama has ordered his administration not to approve U.S. weapons deliveries to Israel. Officials said the White House ordered the State Department and Defense Department to suspend any Israeli request for weapons or […]

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Senators call for investigation of whether UN ‘taking sides’ in Gaza war

UNRWA school in the Gaza Strip.

Special to WorldTribune.com WASHINGTON — Congress has demanded a U.S. investigation into the use of United Nations facilities by Hamas’ military in the Gaza Strip. Three senators have called on the administration of President Barack Obama to investigate Hamas storage […]

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Congressmen warn Erdogan’s ‘anti-Semitic’ comments endanger U.S.-Turkey’s ties

Turkish Prime Minister and presidential candidate Recep Tayyip Erdogan.  /Sedat Suna/EPA

Special to WorldTribune.com WASHINGTON — For the first time, supporters in Congress warned Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan that his behavior threatened U.S. relations with Turkey. Four House members sent Erdogan a letter that protested the prime minister’s vituperative attacks […]

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On a surreal and tragic day, POTUS was in N.Y. but only the UN Security Council was engaged

Members of the security council unanimously adopt a resolution at United Nations headquarters on July 21.  /Seth Wenig/AP

UNITED NATIONS — Truth is often stranger than fiction. The horrific events over eastern Ukraine, that of a civilian airliner being shot out of the skies by a high altitude Sam 11 missile, seem almost the improbable grist of a […]

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