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Official says Syrian refugee flood into Turkey hits 100,000 as Islamic State group advances
The head of Turkey's disaster management agency says the number of refugees seeking shelter in Turkey from the Islamic State group's advance across northern Syria has hit 100,000.
Backers seek expansion of civil rights death law
There's been only one prosecution of a civil rights killing since the Emmett Till Act became law nearly six years ago and supporters want to strengthen the law.
Feds censure local police, yet give lethal weapons
The Pentagon program that distributes military surplus gear to local law enforcement agencies got a lot of attention — and criticism — in the aftermath of the militarized police response to protesters in Ferguson, Missouri.
Arab states lag in media war against extremists
As the Islamic State group battles across Syria and Iraq, pushing back larger armies and ruling over entire cities, it is also waging an increasingly sophisticated media campaign that has rallied disenfranchised youth and outpaced the sluggish efforts of Arab governments to stem its appeal.
GOP's Roberts heads to swing-voting east Kansas
U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts, of Kansas, is taking his conservative re-election message into the state's swing-voting east in his campaign against independent candidate Greg Orman.
2016 may loom, but Jeb Bush is focused on business
Many of the Republicans who are considering the 2016 presidential race are openly laying the foundations of potential campaigns.
NATO chief: Ukraine has cease-fire "in name only"
NATO's top general says he has little faith in the 2-week-old cease-fire between Ukraine and pro-Russian militants fighting in the country's east.
RNC bests DNC in August fundraising
The Republican National Committee says it raised more than $10 million last month and again bested the Democratic National Committee.
National gun association buys ads against Malloy
The gun industry's national trade association is purchasing advertising in the Connecticut governor's race aimed at defeating the incumbent who signed wide-ranging gun control legislation last year in the wake of the Newtown school shootings.
Gov. Patrick returning from European trade mission
Gov. Deval Patrick is heading back to Massachusetts after wrapping up his latest trade mission.
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