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  1. Obama Urges World to Fight ‘Network of Death’

    The days of hesitancy are gone. President Obama told the U.N. yesterday that America was intent on dismantling Islamic State’s “network of death” and called on the world to fight the terrorists’ “unspeakable violence.” He then led a security council session that unanimously passed a resolution requiring countries to curb terror groups’ funding and their recruits’ travel. U.S. airstrikes have been pummeling militant targets in Syria since Monday, and overnight operations targeted oil refineries believed to be fueling IS’s sprawling “caliphate.”

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