Ukrainian officials said Thursday that two columns of Russian tanks entered the country after firing missiles at a border post. President Obama blames Russia for the escalation of violence in the region.
President Obama said Thursday that the U.S. is prepared to provide support in the forms of training and equipment to Iraq forces as they fight to prevent further advancement of the Islamic State in the region.
President Obama said Thursday that Russia is more isolated now than any time since the Cold War, siting Russian President Vladimir Putin's inability to solve the conflict in Ukraine diplomatically. This comes after Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatensyuk said Russian troops have entered Ukraine and are working with separatists east of Donetsk.
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After a 9-year-old accidentally killed an Arizona shooting instructor as he was showing her how to use an automatic Uzi, some question whether she should have been allowed to operate the weapon.
Defense lawyers have finished presenting their case in the corruption trial of former Virginia governor Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, who are accused of accepting $165,000 in gifts and loans.
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has declared victory in the Gaza war against Hamas, saying a cease-fire deal was reached without giving anything to the Islamist militant group.
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Omaha police say officers who opened fire while disrupting a robbery killed a crew member with the "Cops" television show and the suspect.
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