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Obama: Iran deal is only alternative to more Mideast war

President Barack Obama, seeking to sell the Iran nuclear deal to skeptical lawmakers and nervous allies, insisted the landmark agreement was the only alternative to a nuclear arms race.

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NATO plans biggest exercise since 2002 to counter Islamic State

NATO and its allies will hold their biggest military exercise in more than a decade, deploying 36,000 personnel to counter the threat of Islamic State on the alliance's southern flank.

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U.N. likely to vote on Iran nuclear deal next week

The U.S. circulated a draft resolution to the U.N. Security Council that would endorse the Iran nuclear deal and end sanctions but retain an arms embargo and ballistic missile technology ban.

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Lawmakers slam homeland security chief on immigration

The Obama administration has deported record numbers of illegal immigrants, angering Hispanic groups who have dubbed the President "deporter in chief," but some lawmakers say the federal government isn't doing enough.

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Iran deal reached, Obama hails step toward ‘more hopeful world’

Iran and six major world powers reached a nuclear deal on Tuesday, capping more than a decade of negotiations with an agreement that could transform the Middle East.

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Iran nuclear deal edges closer but talks may go on

Iran and six world powers are close to a deal to give Tehran sanctions relief in exchange for limits on its nuclear program, but officials said talks could run past their latest midnight deadline.

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Iran says Western powers backtracking as nuclear deadline expires

Iran accused major powers of throwing up new "red lines" at nuclear talks, after the deadline to reach an agreement expired with no deal.

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Iran nuclear deal close; impasse over weapons, missiles persists

Iran and six world powers are close to a historic nuclear agreement that could resolve a more than 12-year dispute over Tehran's nuclear ambitions.

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Homeland Security: United, NYSE tech troubles not caused by ‘nefarious’ activity

Traded on the NYSE was suspended and thousands of flights were temporarily grounded on Wednesday as officials scrambled to fix "glitches."

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Iran makes new proposal in nuclear talks, West unimpressed

Iran has offered "constructive solutions" to resolve disputes in nuclear talks with six major powers, but Western officials suggested they had heard nothing new from Tehran.

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Six powers and Iran to continue nuclear talks past deadline

It is the fourth time the parties have extended the terms of the interim deal, which was struck in November 2013 and provided Iran with limited sanctions relief in exchange for a halt to the production of uranium enriched to a purity level of 20 percent.

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U.S. to increase support for Syria opposition

President Barack Obama pledged to increase support for the moderate opposition in Syria's civil war and said the U.S. needs to do more to prevent attacks and combat Islamic State efforts to recruit followers.

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Iran demands end to U.N. missile sanctions, West refuses

A dispute over U.N. sanctions on Iran's ballistic missile program and a broader arms embargo are among issues holding up a nuclear deal between Tehran and six world powers.

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U.S. triumph caps truly global Women’s World Cup

The United States returned to the pinnacle of women's soccer with a 5-2 crushing of Japan in Sunday's Women's World Cup final at the end of a riveting tournament that pushed the sport into new territory.

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Today in entertainment history: Aug. 5

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A look back on the headlines that made Hollywood history.