10 things to know for Friday, June 27: Obama seeks millions to train, equip Syrian rebels
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The request in effect opens a second front in the fight against Islamic militants threatening to overwhelm Iraq.
President Petro Poroshenko says the association agreement with Brussels may be the “most important day” for his country since it became independent from the Soviet Union.
Investigative documents show safeguards designed to prevent inmates from harming themselves weren’t followed.
Assistant Secretary of State Daniel Russel says Washington will make the request in Beijing next month.
Critics of the president’s executive authority feel emboldened by a unanimous Supreme Court verdict that the president violated the Constitution in 2012.
If the former Secretary of State decides to run for president again, how voters see her could play a role in whether she’s able to win the White House.
The 12th year of the Tour de France was underway the day the conflict began. Several stages of the event this year will run along killing fields, trenches and fronts.
The more conventional participants are some of America’s most well-known companies: From Starbucks to eBay to Macy’s, corporations are becoming increasingly visible as sponsors.
The U.S. makes it to the knockout phase of the World Cup, playing Belgium next week in the round of 16.
Cleveland chose Andrew Wiggins, Milwaukee selected Jabari Parker and Philadelphia took Joel Embiid.