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U.S. Begins Airstrikes In Support Of Iraqi Ground Forces

The air attacks on Islamic State forces were requested by Iraqi security forces engaged in combat south of Baghdad.
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Ukraine Approves EU Pact And Temporary Self-Rule For Rebels

The parliament voted to strengthen economic ties with the EU beginning in 2016. It also approved a deal to allow self-rule in some separatist-held areas, a move likely to be rejected by the rebels.
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Chinese City Creates Sidewalk Lane For Smartphone Users

Authorities there say the lane is supposed to remind people that texting while walking may cause "unnecessary collisions."
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Suicide Bombing In Kabul Kills 3 NATO Troops

The Taliban is claiming credit for the attack on a military convoy traveling near the U.S. Embassy that also wounded nearly 20 people, including more than a dozen civilians.
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With A Deadline Looming, Iran's Nuclear Talks Reopen In New York

Negotiations resume this week in New York over Iran's nuclear program, but a summer of multiplying crises has world capitals distracted as the talks hit a crucial stage.
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Details Emerge About U.S. Plans To Fight ISIS In Iraq

The U.S. has secured commitments from some Arab nations and allies to cooperate in the battle against the militant group known as the Islamic State.
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Will Scotland Vote To Cut The Cord?

For three centuries, Scotland has been part of the U.K. Until recently, it looked likely to stay that way. But some voters have changed their minds and recent polls show independence ahead by a nose.
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Hiccups Were The Clue That Led Researchers To Ebola

Journalist Jeffrey Stern traveled to Guinea to find out why it took so long for scientists to figure out that the Ebola virus had struck. He tells a revealing tale in this month's Vanity Fair.
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Obama To Announce Buildup In U.S. Efforts To Fight Ebola

The U.S. military plans to establish a medical base in Liberia to help stop the Ebola epidemic. It will build 1,700 new treatment beds and train up to 500 health care workers every week.
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Expanding Mission In Iraq, U.S. Strikes Fighters South Of Baghdad

The attacks were conducted in support of Iraqi Security Forces, marking the first time the U.S. has used air power outside of its original mission to protect U.S. assets.

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