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The World in 2:00 – September 4, 2015

The World in 2:00

Fighting dashes hope of peace in South Sudan, Thailand struggles to locate the masterminds of last month’s Bangkok bombing and four EU nations reject refugee quotas.

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4 Days Left To Comment On NIH Child Health Outcomes Plan

What factors should the National Institutes of Health look into for their study? You have until Sept. 8 to let them know.

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Hillary Clinton “Sorry” About Email Confusion

“I take responsibility and it wasn’t the best choice,” Clinton said.

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Father Of Slain Journalist To Pressure Congress Over Gun Violence On Capitol Hill

Andy Parker, father of Alison Parker who was gunned down on live TV last month, will take to the Hill to push for gun control legislation

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Report: Easygoing Parents Make Happier Kids

And the kids of controlling parents lead sadder lives…

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Top Congressional Dems Warn Of Looming Shutdown

House and Senate Minority Leaders Harry Reid (Nv.) and Nancy Pelosi (Ca.) warn of a government shutdown as the economy begins to show signs of improvement

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Ranking Democrat On Foreign Relations Committee Rejects Iran Deal

While a blow to Obama’s signature international negotiation, 38 members are in favor with five more still undecided.

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Liberia Ebola Free, E-Cigs And Cancer, And Earth Has 3 Trillion Trees

Here are the top TRNS health posts of the week!

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Rowan County Deputies Begin Issuing Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

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Following the ordered jail time for the County Clerk who refused to offer the licenses, deputies have began issuing documents to couples

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Carter: Iran Nuclear Deal ‘More Durable’ Than Military Strike

“That long-term outcome [of the accord] is more durable than one a military strike would bring about,” Carter wrote in an op-ed in USA Today.

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Cameron: UK Will Allow ‘Thousands’ Of Refugees Into Country

As ISIS continues its territorial battles over Syria, much of the population is fleeing to Europe.

UN: South Sudan Ceasefire Breached

Heavy fighting reported in South Sudan’s oil-rich Unity State less than one week after ceasefire agreement signed to end civil war.

Obama To Welcome Saudi King, Provide Assurances Over Iran Deal

According to White House officials, the two leaders will also discuss the ongoing battle against ISIS and the crisis in neighboring Yemen.

Labor History In 2:00

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TRNS News Notes- 9/4

Biden unsure about 2016: “Emotional energy”
$1B arms deal as Saudi king visits WH
Trump flubs terror policy questions – so?
Trump signs GOP loyalty pledge – and?
What Cheryl Mills told Benghazi Committee
Kentucky clerk to jail – deputies spared

Unemployment Falls To Lowest Point During Obama’s Tenure

The Labor Dept. announced Friday morning that unemployment has hit 5.1 percent, adding 173,000 jobs in August