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Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) will soon introduce legislation to authorize President Barack Obama to launch military airstrikes against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria within Syria, his office announced Tuesday.

Obama has already authorized limited strikes against ISIS within Iraq and will reportedly consider whether to strike the group, which has reportedly killed two American journalists in the last month, in Syria as well. Nelson's bill would give Obama the upper chamber's approval for the latter action.

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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The international group Doctor Without Borders warned Tuesday that the world is losing the battle against Ebola and lamented that treatment centers in West Africa have been "reduced to places where people go to die alone" as authorities race to contain the disease.

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A Democratic Congressional candidate on Monday published a tweet from his campaign account stating that Republican lawmakers are worse than the terrorist group Islamic State of Syria and Iraq.

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JERUSALEM (AP) — The popularity of the Hamas militant group among Palestinians in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip has spiked significantly following the 50-day war with Israel, according to an opinion poll released Tuesday.

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