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9/11 Widow Sues Saudi Arabia in Wake of Law Enacted over Obama’s Veto

The widow of a man who perished in the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks filed a lawsuit against U.S. ally Saudi Arabia soon after Congress enacted a law over President Barack Obama’s veto that allows Americans to sue the Arab kingdom in connection to the attacks that killed more than 3,000 more than 15 years ago.

Issa Faces Tough Re-Election Challenge in San Diego

Democrats are eyeing what they see as the potential for a major pickup in November with retired Marine Col. Doug Applegate facing off against longtime Republican incumbent Rep. Darrell Issa for his seat in the House of Representatives.

Pelosi Tells Dem Delegates: Hillary Clinton Secures Our Safety, Our Future, Our Democracy

The woman leading Democrats in the House of Representatives told delegates at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia Thursday that electing Hillary R. Clinton the first female president of the United States means achieving the dreams and hopes and aspirations of every woman, every daughter, every son, and every family, all across our land, for generations to come.

Iranians celebrate on the streets following a nuclear deal with major powers, in Tehran July 14, 2015. REUTERS/TIMA/FILES

U.S. Lawmakers Still Take Aim at Iran Nuclear Deal

U.S. lawmakers this week will consider three Republican-backed measures targeting the Obama administration’s nuclear agreement with Iran, which bitterly divides Washington a year after it was announced and could play a role in November’s elections.

Large Number of AZ Legislators Endorse Kelli Ward Over John McCain

Ward — a recently former state Senator in her own right — counted 17 endorsements from legislators and state leaders in the first major endorsement list of her campaign. That list includes almost a third of State Senators that have chosen to back Ward over the establishment candidate McCain.

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Libya: Rival Governments Defy Hardliners, Sign UN Unity Agreement

The largest piece of terra nullius in the world is one step closer to having an internationally-recognized government again. The two governments of Libya have signed a UN-brokered agreement to begin building a state in Tripoli, though members of both factions have loudly protested any such deal.