Russia urged Syria government to cooperate with U.N. experts investigating the alleged use of chemical weapons by government troops Friday, as the White House weighs its response. President Barack ... more 
Russia urged Syria government to cooperate with U.N. experts investigating the alleged use of chemical weapons by government troops Friday, as the White House weighs its response. President Barack Obama said reports of a possible chemical weapons attack in Syria signal "a big event of grave concern" and said he has shortened the time frame for the U.S. to decide whether it will act to halt the spiraling bloodshed in the country. Syrian opposition leaders claim that hundreds have been killed by chemical weapons attacks by the Assad regime. The reports could not be independently confirmed and Syria's government rejects the allegations. A syrian national coalition spokesman is calling for a UN investigation less 
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Fri, Aug 23, 2013 12:54 PM EDT