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Former Charleston Sen. Robert Ford faces more allegations that he used campaign donations for personal expenses and misrepresented his spending.
Syria has become al Qaeda's largest safe haven, with more than 10,000 fighters who outnumber the terrorist network's core organization in Pakistan and its affiliates in North Africa and the Arabian Peninsula.
The top U.S. diplomat on Syria defended Thursday the Obama administration's aid to moderate Syrian rebels trying to topple President Bashar Assad, as senators criticized the assistance as an embarrassment that has made the United States look weak.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has fired Deputy Prime Minister Qadri Jamil for leaving the country and acting without government permission after meeting met U.S. officials in Switzerland, the state-run Syrian Arab News Agency reported Tuesday.
Even belly dancers are making fun of President Obama and his beleaguered ambassador in Cairo, as many Egyptians accuse the U.S. of trying to restore the ousted Muslim Brotherhood-led government.
President Obama's plan to withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan is "strategically risky and threatens to plunge" the region back into a safe haven for terrorists, a top House Republican said as he announced plans for a congressional hearing this week.
Western efforts to oust Syrian President Bashar Assad shifted dramatically Wednesday, with Britain announcing it will deal directly with rebel military leaders.
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The U.S. warned Syria it won't be able to deceive the world about compliance with a cease-fire that is just days away, as regime forces pounded more opposition strongholds Saturday in an apparent rush to crush resistance before troops must withdraw. Activists said more than 100 people were killed, including at least 87 civilians.