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  • Vietnam soldiers to receive Medal of Honor
    Vietnam soldiers to receive Medal of Honor

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Monday will bestow the Medal of Honor on a pair of soldiers for their acts of bravery in the Vietnam War.

  • Action against Islamic State would prevent genocide-NATO
    Action against Islamic State would prevent genocide-NATO

    By Adrian Croft BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Military intervention against Islamic State militants could be justified on the grounds of self-defense or preventing a campaign "pretty close to genocide", NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said on Monday. Rasmussen said the threat posed by Islamic State "requires a military response to degrade and defeat this terrorist organization" but he said NATO as an organization would not be undertaking military strikes against the group. "We are not considering ... a leading NATO role in this operation. ...

  • US bombs IS near Baghdad for first time
    US bombs IS near Baghdad for first time

    Paris (AFP) - US warplanes carried out their first air strike on the Islamic State near Baghdad, as world diplomats pledged to support Iraq in its fight against the militants.

  • Iran rejects US-led coalition against jihadists
    Iran rejects US-led coalition against jihadists

    Tehran (AFP) - Iran said Monday it rejected a US request for its cooperation against the jihadist Islamic State as part of an international coalition whose true aim Tehran sees as regime change in Syria.

  • Snowden: NSA collects mass data on New Zealanders
    Snowden: NSA collects mass data on New Zealanders

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Former National Security Agency systems analyst turned leaker Edward Snowden said Monday that the NSA is collecting mass surveillance data on New Zealanders through its XKeyscore program and has set up a facility in the South Pacific nation's largest city to tap into vast amounts of data.

  • Apple, T-Mobile CEOs — so different, yet so alike
    Apple, T-Mobile CEOs — so different, yet so alike

    Apple CEO Tim Cook and T-Mobile CEO John Legere seem like complete opposites, but both employ similar winning strategies in the tech world.

  • Gymnast rumored linked to Putin leaves parliament

    MOSCOW (AP) — Alina Kabayeva, the Olympic gold gymnast whose relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin is the subject of wide speculation, is resigning from her seat in the national parliament.

  • India's spacecraft 'on target' to reach Mars
    India's spacecraft 'on target' to reach Mars

    An Indian spacecraft is on course to reach Mars, an official said Monday, following a 666-million-kilometre voyage that could see New Delhi's low-cost space programme win Asia's race to the Red Planet.

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