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Meet The Global Groups That Alicia Keys Got Naked For

The Grammy-winning singer posed in the nude (in a G-rated way) to draw attention to a dozen charities. Here's a look at the goals of the global players — and what they'd do if money were no object.
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Obama Emphasizes Coalition In Comments On Syrian Strikes

President Obama spoke about airstrikes in Syria on Tuesday morning, moments before he left for New York for the United Nations General Assembly meeting.
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U.S. Airstrikes On Syria

Yesterday the U.S. launched multiple pre-dawn airstrikes against the Islamic State in Syria. We explore what it means for the U.S. and the region.

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Obama: Coalition Against ISIS Shows 'This Is Not America's Fight Alone'

The president praised the five Arab nations that joined in airstrikes against extremists in Syria and said it should be clear that there are "no safe havens" for those who threaten America.
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Israel Kills Palestinians Suspected In June Kidnappings

Acting on recently received information, soldiers from Israel's special forces raided a building in the West Bank where the two men had been hiding early this morning.
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Why Does The U.S. Like Iraq's Kurds But Not Syria's?

The U.S. urgently needs allies on the ground in Syria. Yet it has given no sign that it's willing to work with Kurdish militias who are already fighting the Islamic State group in Syria.
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ISIS Purportedly Releases New Video Of British Hostage

In the second of a promised "lecture series," freelance photographer John Cantlie warns that Western governments "are hastily marching toward all-out war in Iraq and Syria."
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Seeking Frugal Tech Solutions For Nairobi's Jammed Traffic

Traffic in major cities in the developing world can be a mind-numbing mess. A team at IBM in Kenya's capitol thinks it's found an answer.
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As U.N. Leaders Prepare To Meet, Many Issues Vie For Attention

Multiple crises could be difficult for diplomats to make priorities with so many key issues at stake: the Ebola crisis, terrorism in the Middle East and the war in Ukraine — just to name a few.
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Islamic State Targets Hit In Syria, Pentagon Says

The U.S. and its allies expanded the assault against the Islamic State. The Pentagon says targets inside Syria were hit for the first time. The attacks are focused on ISIS assets around Raqqa.

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