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Obama risks miring U.S. in an African war: McCain

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s plan to send 100 military troops to Uganda risks miring the United States in another protracted war, a top Republican lawmaker warned on Sunday. Senator John McCain said that with almost 100,000 US troops in Afghanistan and the drawdown from Iraq still not complete, Obama’s…

Martin Luther King memorial to be dedicated

WASHINGTON — Thousands of people began descending on Washington, DC early on Sunday to dedicate a memorial for slain civil rights icon Martin Luther King, Jr, weeks after the original ceremony was canceled by a hurricane. President Barack Obama is to lead the event, with tens of thousands expected at…

Frustrated African-Americans demand more from Obama

African-American support for Barack Obama appears to be softening, because of a rocky economy that has hit US blacks especially hard, and a perception that the president has ignored the economic travails faced by this once rock-solid pillar of his political base. A Gallup poll last week found Obama’s poll…

Obama frets over ‘lone wolf’ attack as Sept 11 looms

PEOSTA, Iowa — US President Barack Obama on Tuesday played down prospects for a spectacular Al-Qaeda attack 10 years after the September 11th strikes, saying he worried more now about solitary extremists. “The most likely scenario that we have to guard against right now ends up being more of a…

Clinton opposes budget cuts

WASHINGTON — US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton warned Tuesday against budget cuts that could force an abrupt pullout of the US security presence in the Pacific at a time when China’s power is rising. The debate over reducing the US debt “does cast a pall over our ability to…

Israel PM offers settlement talks if peace talks resume

NEW YORK (AFP) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pledged that the future of Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank would be among the first issues to be negotiated if the Palestinians resume direct peace talks. “One of the things we’ll discuss right away is settlements, and that’s what…

Officials warn oil could gush until August

BP: “Right now we are going to a containment operation…Because this is being done at 5,000 feet with robots, we’re going to take our time” BP engineers on Monday scrambled a new high-risk operation to stem the devastating Gulf oil spill now described as the worst environmental disaster in US…

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