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Keystone pipeline debate

US Senate votes down procedural motion to move forward on Keystone pipeline bill, 53-39; Democrats objected to lack of amendment votes - @frankthorpNBC

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US markets finish slightly higher after Greek election results as Dow gains 6 and Nasdaq 14, per early data - @CNBC


3 charged with spying for Russia, January 2015

Russian spy ring attempted to gather information on potential US sanctions and US efforts to develop alternative energy resources, say federal officials - @ABC

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Iran nuclear program talks

11 US senators introduce resolution backing negotiations with Iran as some lawmakers push for more sanctions - @Reuters

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United States

US budget deficit to shrink this year to lowest level since President Obama took office, says Congressional Budget Office - @AP

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Yemen crisis

US Embassy in Sanaa, Yemen, closed to the public until further notice - @AlexSmithNBC

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US stocks fall at open after Greek election rattles Eurozone; Dow down 55 points - @CNNMoney

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US military drone program

US carries out its first drone strike on al-Qaida in Yemen since the country's president resigned last week - @AP

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

India and the US may cooperate against ISIS, US national security adviser says - @Reuters

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Miss Universe

Miss Colombia Paulina Vega crowned Miss Universe; Miss USA Nia Sanchez named runnerup - @AP

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President Obama declares 'breakthrough understanding' in efforts to free US investment in nuclear energy development in India - @AP

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Nigeria sect attacks

Secretary of State John Kerry says US remains deeply engaged with Nigeria in fight against Boko Haram, continues to share intelligence - @willintune

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Boko Haram

US Secretary of State John Kerry arrives in Nigeria as country faces fresh battles with Boko Haram militants - @ajenglish

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

Barack Obama says US will 'continue to ratchet up pressure on Russia' over escalation in fighting in Ukraine after attack on Mariupol kills 30 - @Reuters

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

US President Obama calls Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to offer condolences for hostage murdered by ISIS, White House says - @Reuters

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Delhi, Delhi, IN

Photo: Red carpet rolled out as Air Force One lands at Delhi's Palam airport; President Obama is the first US president to visit India twice while in office - @ndtv

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US Secretary of State John Kerry set to arrive in Nigeria - @AFP

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Canadian man pleads not guilty to charges that he sent money and provided support to Tunisian jihadists believed responsible for 2009 suicide attack in Iraq that killed 5 American soldiers - @AP

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Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's plans to address US Congress: 'Inviting Prime Minister Netanyahu without consulting the administration is clearly a breach of protocol and an unwelcome injection of partisan politics into our foreign policy. It puts the United States in the middle of Israel's election, which is highly inappropriate' - @haaretzcom

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

President Obama says the US 'strongly condemns' the murder of Japanese hostage held by the Islamic State - @NBCNews, @Reuters

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