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White House announces pause in US troop drawdown from Afghanistan

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FOXNEWS.COM

President Obama announced Tuesday that the U.S. will keep nearly 10,000 troops in Afghanistan through the end of the year, hitting pause on the scheduled drawdown after Afghan President Ashraf Ghani voiced security concerns. 

The president, saying Afghanistan remains a "dangerous place," announced the move in a joint press conference with Ghani. The two met earlier in the Oval Office, during Ghani's first White House visit since being elected president of the war-torn country. 

US Silence on Israel Speaks Loudly at UN

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CBNNEWS.COM

The United States won't take the floor at the debate over human rights in the Palestinian terroritories Monday at the United Nations Human Rights forum.
    

House Republicans seek ObamaCare repeal, more defense money in new budget plan

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FOXNEWS.COM

House Republicans, unveiling their first budget blueprint since the party took control of Congress, issued a sweeping spending plan Tuesday that calls for complete repeal of ObamaCare, major changes to Medicare and controversial moves to boost defense spending despite tight budget limits.

GOP leaders say their budget would balance in less than 10 years, and in that time cut spending by $5.5 trillion compared with current projections.