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Storms Pound US South; Twister Touches Down in Alabama

December 26, 2015 0

A Christmastime wave of severe weather continued Friday in the U.S. South as a tornado touched down in Jefferson County, Alabama, including through the southwest portion of Birmingham, the state's largest city. Witnesses spotted the […]

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US Expands Sanctions Against Russia

December 22, 2015 0

The United States Treasury Department Tuesday imposed sanctions on 34 individuals and entities for previous sanctions evasion and other activities related to Russia’s involvement in Ukraine. The Treasury also announced that a number of majority-owned […]

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US Senator Graham Ends Republican Presidential Bid

December 21, 2015 0

U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, an advocate for a robust American military presence overseas, dropped out of the 2016 Republican presidential contest Monday, acknowledging that he was winning little political support. The 60-year-old […]

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Obama Lays Groundwork for Final Year in Office

December 18, 2015 0

President Barack Obama laid the groundwork Friday for his last year in office, vowing not to fade into the background but instead to "leave it all out on the field'' in 2016. During a wide-ranging […]

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