VP Biden: US Not Bluffing on Iranian Nuclear Weapons – Voice of America


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VP Biden: US Not Bluffing on Iranian Nuclear Weapons
Voice of America
WASHINGTON — Vice President Joe Biden says the United States is not bluffing about its determination to stop Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon. Biden delivered his remarks to delegates from AIPAC, the most powerful pro-Israel lobbying organization in
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Syrian rebel chief: Fighters desperate for weapons

This citizen journalism image provided by Edlib News Network, ENN, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows anti-Syrian regime protesters holding a caricature placard during a demonstration, at Kafr Nabil town, in Idlib province, northern Syria, Friday, March. 1, 2013. Syrian government forces fought fierce clashes with rebels attacking a police academy near the northern city of Aleppo on Friday, while the bodies of 10 men most of them shot in the head were found dumped along the side of a road outside Damascus, activists said. (AP Photo/Edlib News Network ENN)BEIRUT (AP) — The head of Syria's rebels said Friday that the food and medical supplies the United States plans to give his fighters for the first time won't bring them any closer to defeating President Bashar Assad's forces in the country's civil war.


US sends troops to Niger for drone missions – Los Angeles Times


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US sends troops to Niger for drone missions
Los Angeles Times
WASHINGTON — About 100 U.S. troops have deployed to the West African country of Niger to help establish a drone base for surveillance missions, in the latest step by the United States to aid French forces battling Islamic militants in neighboring Mali.
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More Top Universities to Offer Free Online Courses – ABC News


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More Top Universities to Offer Free Online Courses
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More top universities outside the United States are joining the rush to offer "massive open online courses" that are broadening access to higher education. Coursera and edX, two leading providers of so-called MOOCs, on Thursday announced major
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North Korean Video Shows Obama in Flames – New York Times (blog)


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North Korean Video Shows Obama in Flames
New York Times (blog)
North Korea has released a new propaganda video that shows President Obama and United States troops in flames and credits Washington with leading the impoverished country to become a proud nuclear power.
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Stronger Gun-Control Measures Clear First Votes in the Colorado House – New York Times


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Stronger Gun-Control Measures Clear First Votes in the Colorado House
New York Times
DENVER — Lawmakers moved closer on Friday to passing a package of new gun restrictions in Colorado, a state that has lived under the shadow of two of the worst mass shootings in United States history.
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