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April 23, 2014 | NPR · They say they were placed on the list for refusing to inform on other Muslims. The suit is part of a broad wave of cases challenging the secretive no-fly list and U.S. counterterrorism strategies.
 
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April 22, 2014 | NPR · Washington Gov. Jay Inslee offers an update on the deadly mudslides near the town of Oso in March. President Obama is visiting Oso on Tuesday.
 
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Apr 18, 2014 — Federal agencies are getting more time to review the controversial project, the State Department says, given an ongoing legal battle in Nebraska over whether the pipeline could pass through.
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Mar 3, 2014 — President Obama said that if his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, were truly interested in protecting Russians in Ukraine, then the U.S. would back deploying international monitors to the region.
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Feb 7, 2014 — Stephen Kim, who was indicted in 2010 for allegedly revealing top-secret information relating to North Korea, will reportedly serve 13 months in prison as part of the plea deal.
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Jan 20, 2014 — The main group opposing the Assad regime had issued an ultimatum saying it would pull out unless the invitation to Tehran was revoked.
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Aug 2, 2013 — The State Department said it was concerned about possible attacks against U.S. citizens and interests by al-Qaida.
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Aug 2, 2013 — Few details have emerged about the U.S. plan to shut down embassies that would normally be open this Sunday. A senior State Department official says that the U.S. facilities may close for more days, as well. The closures are described as "precautionary steps" taken "out of an abundance of caution."
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Aug 1, 2013 — The State Department said it made the decision "'out of an abundance of caution." It said that there is the potential that the closures could extend.
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Jul 9, 2013 — Secretary of State John Kerry's wife suffered "seizure-like symptoms" over the weekend. Doctors have ruled out heart attack, stroke, or a brain tumor, the State Department says. Heinz Kerry is 74.
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Jun 10, 2013 — According to the news organization, the State Department Inspector General's memo cites cites eight specific examples in which investigations of alleged illegal and inappropriate activity were unduly influenced by other parts of the department.
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Apr 3, 2013 — The embassy tweeted a link to Stewart's monologue mocking Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi. The tweet offended the Egyptians, so the embassy deleted its entire Twitter account. It then restored the feed without the offending tweet.
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