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Bill would grant war powers to fight Islamic State militants

The top Democrat on the House intelligence panel is introducing a bill to authorize war against ISIS.

Members of Polish Scouting Association from Canada and U.K. place a lit candle at block 15 in the former Nazi German concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz in Oswiecim January 26, 2015.

World leaders join last survivors in recalling Auschwitz

World leaders joined Auschwitz survivors at the site of the former Nazi death camp to mark 70 years since its liberation by Soviet troops.

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Obama, new Saudi king discuss ISIS, Yemen

President Barack Obama and new Saudi Arabia King Salman are expected to discuss shared concerns during their first formal meeting on Tuesday.

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Netanyahu basks in Congress invitation, may shake U.S. ties

Benjamin Netanyahu's decision to address Congress offers him publicity, but may also have shaken the balance of U.S.-Israel ties.

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New Saudi King seeks to reassure on succession policy

King Abdullah, a longtime U.S. ally, died early on Friday after a short illness.

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U.S., Cuba begin historic talks on restoring diplomatic ties

The United States and Cuba aim to reach agreement on the opening of embassies as a step toward ending five decades of bitterness.

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U.S. and Cuba start historic talks

The highest-level U.S. delegation to Cuba in 35 years began talks on aimed at restoring diplomatic relations.

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Islamic State threatens 2 Japanese captives in video

The militant group released a video purporting to show two Japanese captives and threatening to kill them unless it received $200 million.

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U.S. wants end to travel curbs, set up embassy in Cuba talks

The U.S. will urge Cuba to lift travel restrictions and agree to opening embassies in historic talks on restoring relations.

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2 Mounties shot, in hospital, suspect at large in Alberta

the two officers were shot early Saturday morning within St. Albert

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With flowers and fluent French, Kerry pays respects

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry offered his condolences to France for the deaths from last week's Islamist attacks.

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U.S .loosens embargo on Cuba, making trade and travel easier

A sweeping set of measures will significantly ease the half-century-old embargo against Cuba.

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Obama pledges to work on use of force order for Islamic State

The White House will work with lawmakers on an authorization of the use of force against Islamic State militants.

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Al Qaeda in Yemen claims responsibility for Paris attack

Al Qaeda in Yemen says it carried out the attack on the French satirical newspaper for insulting the Prophet Mohammad.

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France’s ‘Charlie Hebdo’ to publish Mohammad cartoon

The front page features a caricature of the Prophet Mohammad holding a sign saying "Je suis Charlie" in its first edition since the terrorist attack.

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France mobilizes 10K troops after Paris shootings

A day after the biggest French public demonstration ever registered, officials say the country remains at risk of further attacks.

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Police kill Paris terror suspects, hostages die in second siege

The violence was of an unprecedented scale as France tackled one of the worst threats to its internal security in decades.

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French police officer killed in shoot-out, hunt deepens for terrorists

The manhunt widened for two brothers suspected of killing 12 people in an apparent Islamist militant strike.

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U.S.-led air strikes have hit 3,000 Islamic State targets

Strikes against ISIS militants in Iraq and Syria have damaged or destroyed more than 3,000 targets since August.

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At least 12 dead in French terrorist attack

Hooded gunmen stormed the offices of a satirical magazine known for lampooning radical Islam, killing at least 12, including two police officers.

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Stanford eases past short-handed Washington

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Stanford head coach Johnny Dawkins yells to his team during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against DePaul on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2014, in Rosemont, Ill.

Anthony Brown scored 23 points and Stanford took advantage of Washington's depleted inside game for an 84-74 victory Wednesday night.

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Full health: Entire Seattle roster participates in practice

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All-Pros Earl Thomas and Richard Sherman were full participants as the Seattle Seahawks held their first full Super Bowl practice of the week.

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Whatcom County city changes name before Super Bowl

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Welcome to beautiful “12-dale” Washington

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Ferndale woman dies in Everett hit and run

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A Whatcom County woman is dead after a car hit her south of Everett