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President Obama At The UN And Prospects For US Cooperation With Russia In Syria

This week, President Barack Obama is addressing the UN General Assembly and meeting with world leaders, including Russian President Vladimir Putin. We look at new tests for U.S. leadership, prospects for cooperation in Syria and the fight against ISIS.

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Friday News Roundup - International

E.U. nations disagree over the latest plan to resettle migrants. China's President Xi Jinping arrives in the U.S. for a state visit. And the German government comes under fire over the Volkswagen emissions scandal. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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Russia In Syria

Russia has significantly built up its military presence in war-torn Syria, a move that's causing serious concern in the U.S., Israel and other nations. We look at Russia's moves and what they could mean for Syria's future, the U.S. and the fight against ISIS.

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Friday News Roundup - International

Secretary of State Kerry says the U.S. is ready to hold military-to-military talks with Russia about Syria. Croatia becomes the latest flash point in the European migrant crisis. And Mexico presses Egypt for a full investigation into the recent killing of tourists. A panel of journalists joins guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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The 2016 Presidential Race: A Conversation With Democratic Candidate And Former Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley

Martin O'Malley, a former two-term governor of Maryland, talks about his bid for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination, and why he believes his positions on issues like climate change, immigration and gun control offer voters critical choices.

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Friday News Roundup - International

The Obama administration announces it will accept at least 10,000 Syrian refugees over the next year. Russia defends an increased military presence in Syria. And China cracks down on investment firms in the wake of market turbulence. And Russia defends an increased military presence in Syria. A panel of journalists joins guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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Friday News Roundup - International

Hungary struggles to deal with thousands of migrants at a Budapest train station. World leaders react to news the Obama administration clears a hurdle on the Iran nuclear deal. And the king of Saudi Arabia makes his first official visit to Washington. A panel of journalists joins guest host Tamara Keith for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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Congress, The White House And The Future Of The Iran Nuclear Agreement

President Barack Obama secures the Democratic votes needed to prevent Congress from blocking the Iran nuclear agreement. We discuss what Democratic support of the deal in the Senate means for President Obama, the Republican-led House and the future of U.S. relations with Iran.

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Eyes To The Sky: Blue Angels To Do Flyover Of Pentagon, D.C. Sunday Evening

It's a bird, it's a plane, it's actually several planes. Six Blue Angels will fly in formation for a photo shoot over the Pentagon and Washington area Sunday evening.

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Friday News Roundup - International

China's market turmoil reverberates worldwide. More than 100 people die this week in Europe's ongoing migrant crisis. And the new U.S. envoy for Syria pushes for a political solution to the civil war. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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