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Obama holds out over Syria air strikes at G20 summit

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By Steve Gutterman and Matt Spetalnick U.S. President Barack Obama defied pressure to abandon plans for air strikes against Syria at a summit on Friday...
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US resolution on Syria strike passes first hurdle in Senate

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By Patricia Zengerle and Khaled Yacoub Oweis U.S. President Barack Obama’s effort to win legislative backing for military strikes against Syria passed its first hurdle...
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Snowden leaves Moscow airport, gets refugee status in Russia (updated)

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By Timothy Heritage and Alissa de Carbonnel Fugitive former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden slipped quietly out of Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport on Thursday after...