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Pakistan Taliban say chief Mehsud killed in drone strike
Hakimullah Mehsud, leader of the Pakistani Taliban, was killed in a drone strike the same day the government sent a delegation to negotiate with the Taliban.

Crocker: Send More U.S. Counterterrorism Troops to Iraq
The threat of a resurging Al-Qaeda presence in Iraq warrants an increase of U.S. counterterrorism troops.

Food stamps: why cuts affecting 48 million Americans begin Friday
Christian Science Monitor
After an increase in funding for food stamps in the 2009 stimulus bill, funding levels are expected to be slashed.

Israeli planes strike Syrian military base, U.S. official says
Israeli planes struck a base in Syria, according to an Obama Administration official.

Brotherhood protests erupt in Egypt ahead of Morsi trial
Morsi supporters come out to protest and show their support for the ousted president ahead of his trial.

Iran warns US not to let nuclear deal slip away
Christian Science Monitor
Javad Zarif, Iran’s foreign minister, has reaffirmed Iran’s goal of making significant strides in negotiations and implored the international community to not let a deal slip away.




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