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Lawmakers say Islamic State Groups want to Hit U.S.

Lawmakers are calling on President Obama to take action as they warn the United States and Western Europe about likely being targets of Islamic State militants. Those fighters now control vast swaths of Syria and Iraq, have killed civilians from that region and beheaded American journalist James Foley.

President Barack Obama speaks the economy, Iraq, and Ukraine, Thursday, in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, before convening a meeting with his national security team on the militant threat in Syria and Iraq.
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