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President Obama took Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff (second from right) on a visit to the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington. Ms. Rousseff's trip is also taking place as the world's seventh-largest economy is falling into recession, struggling to balance its national budget and desperately seeking foreign investment. (Associated Press)

Dilma Rousseff puts spying spat aside, seeks economic aid for Brazil on U.S. visit

Two years after she canceled a state visit to Washington in a pique over revelations of U.S. spying on her office, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff no doubt will be glad to visit President Obama at the White House this week — if only to escape her mounting problems back home.

A Tunisian police officer guards the beach in front of the Imperial Marhaba Hotel in Sousse, Tunisia, Sunday, June 28, 2015. Tunisia's top security official says 1,000 extra police are being deployed at tourist sites and beaches in the North African nation. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)

Tunisia struggles to find balanced response to terror

- Associated Press

Tunisia has reason to fear a terror attack. The only democracy that emerged from the turmoil of the 2011 Arab Spring has seen more of its young men join the Islamic State group than any other nation, and many have returned, battle-hardened, to spread radical ideologies back home. It’s also a country full of vulnerable targets, with an economy that depends on welcoming European tourists to its warm Mediterranean shore.

FILE - In this Monday, June 16, 2014 file photo, demonstrators chant pro-Islamic State group slogans as they wave the group's flags in front of the provincial government headquarters in Mosul, 225 miles (360 kilometers) northwest of Baghdad, Iraq. (AP Photo/File)

Nervous: 58% of American voters say President Obama ‘too soft’ on Islamic extremists

- The Washington Times

“American voters think Barack Obama is too soft on Islamic extremists, and that the U.S. fight against them is going badly,” says Fox News analyst Dana Blanton. The network has released a new poll revealing that 58 percent of Americans think the president is too easy on the extremists, including nearly four in 10 Democrats (37 percent) plus 57 percent of independents and 83 percent of Republicans.

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Airline ops manager working on 9/11 is charged in sex sting

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Meeting to cover cleanup plan for former nuke missile site

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In this Monday, June 22, 2015 photo, Jim Vichich, president of the Brighton Area Historical Society, places an American flag in the ground next to a stone commemorating Civil War veteran John Prosser in the Old Village Cemetery in Brighton, Mich. (Gillis Benedict/Livingston County Daily Press & Argus via AP)  NO SALES

Civil War soldier finally gets headstone in Brighton

- Associated Press

The Brighton Area Historical Society's headstone restoration team has honored the memory of Civil War soldier John Sylvan Prosser by installing a Veterans Affairs memorial headstone.

In this Jan. 4, 2011 file photo, U.S Army Capt. Mathew Golsteyn, right, is congratulated by fellow soldiers following the Valor Awards ceremony for 3rd Special Forces Group at Fort Bragg, N.C. Golsteyn, who was accused of tracking down and killing an unarmed bomb-making suspect in Afghanistan, is being recommended for an honorable discharge even though the military panel that looked into the case determined his conduct was unbecoming an officer. The Fort Bragg panel reached the finding late Sunday, June 28, 2015. (James Robinson/The Fayetteville Observer via AP)

Panel urges ex-Green Beret hero out of Army with VA benefits

- Associated Press

An Army officer who was accused of tracking down and killing an unarmed bomb-making suspect in Afghanistan is being recommended for an honorable discharge even though a military panel that looked into the case determined his conduct was unbecoming an officer.

Emergency personnel inspect damage after a bomb attack has targeted Egypt's prosecutor general in the Heliopolis district of Cairo, Egypt, Monday, June 29, 2015. The official says Monday's attack targeted Hisham Barakat's convoy. The prosecutor's two security guards and a civilian were wounded. The official says it's not yet clear if Barakat was hurt or not. (AP Photo/Ahmed Hatem)

Bomb kills Egypt's top prosecutor as he drives to work

- Associated Press

A car bomb killed Egypt's chief prosecutor Monday in the country's first assassination of a senior official in 25 years, marking what could be an escalation in a campaign by Islamic militants toward targeting leaders of a crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood.