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Iraqi security forces and Shi'ite fighters chant slogans as they gather at Udhaim damBacked by allied Shiite and Sunni fighters, Iraqi security forces began a large-scale military operation against Islamic State extremists.


2015-03-02 00:54:32 -0700

Protesters shout slogans to denounce the annual joint military exercises, dubbed Key Resolve and Foal Eagle, between South Korea and the United States, during a rally near U.S. Embassy in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, March 2, 2015. North Korea on Monday fired two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea and warned of "merciless strikes" against its enemies as allies Seoul and Washington launched annual military drills Pyongyang claims are preparation for a northward invasion. The sign read " Stop Military Drill." (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)Pyongyang vows "merciless strikes" against the U.S. and South Korea.


2015-03-01 22:00:15 -0700

Boehner returns to his office after a visit to the House floor for procedural votes for legislation to fund the Department of Homeland Security at the Capitol in WashingtonThe House speaker says disagreements with fellow Republicans were merely over strategy.


2015-03-01 13:20:06 -0700