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President Obama To Visit Saudi Arabia

Posted On January 24, 2015

(Undated) -- President Obama is cutting a trip to India short and is heading to Saudi Arabia. The White House said Saturday the President will visit the new Saudi King Salman after the death of King Abdullah. Salman pledged Friday to maintain the kingdom's policies and kept most of Abdullah's cabinet in place.

Experts Say Eradication Of Ebola In Liberia Within Reach

Posted On January 24, 2015

(Undated) -- Liberian health officials say their country is close to eradicating the deadly Ebola virus. Liberia's assistant health minister said Saturday there are only five confirmed cases left there. The worst outbreak of the virus in history is blamed for causing almost nine-thousand deaths in Liberia and neighboring Guinea and Sierra Leone.

Pentagon: Yemen Situation Unclear

Posted On January 23, 2015

(Arlington, VA) -- Pentagon spokesman John Kirby says the situation in Yemen is unclear. In a Pentagon briefing Friday afternoon, Admiral Kirby said it is uncertain who is currently in charge in Yemen. He noted that U.S. forces in the region have taken precautions against heightened security risks. Yemen is in turmoil amid a political…

White House: Iran’s Role In Yemen Instability Unclear

Posted On January 23, 2015

(Washington, DC) -- Presidential spokesman Josh Earnest says it's unclear if Iran is "exerting command and control" over rebels in Yemen. Yemen is in turmoil amid a political struggle between the government and the Shiite Houthi rebel militia.   Earnest called for a return to stability in Yemen and urged all sides to ratchet down…

Kerry: Broad Global Partnership Needed For Fight Against ISIS

Posted On January 23, 2015

(Davos) -- Secretary of State John Kerry is pushing for a broad, global partnership in the fight against ISIS.   Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Kerry said the strategy must include a necessary "military component." He argued that it must also include positive "alternatives to violent extremism." Kerry noted that ISIS…

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    A BIG THANK YOU to Eagle Country Listeners!

    Posted on January 29, 2015

    Finally after over 2 weeks being gone our male german…