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» What Are Obama's Options for Stomping Out ISIS in Iraq and Syria? 23/08/14 14:02 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks mikenova shared this story . The videotaped killing of kidnapped journalist James Foley prompted President Barack Obama this week to condemn his ruthless executioners

Former Virginia governor takes stand in federal corruption trial by Associated Press in Richmond, Virginia Saturday August 23 rd , 2014  at  1:23 PM Network Front | The Guardian 1 Share Bob McDonnell and his wife Mary stand accused of accepting more than $165,000 in exchange for favours After former Governor Bob McDonnell took the witness stand in his public corruption trial, a narrative worthy of a night-time soap opera got even juicier. Jurors and everyone following the story that has dominated front pages across Virginia for four weeks had already heard how McDonnells wife, Maureen, had turned the executive mansion into a house of workplace horrors with her incessant yelling at employees. They also heard how she sought the attentions of a vitamin entrepreneur while her husband was away or preoccupied with his job. Continue reading... Israel strike kills Gaza family as Egypt readies new talks by AFP news agency Saturday August