Iraq's Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki is stepping aside after nearly running Iraq into the ground. He's bowing to pressure from the West, from Iran and from inside his own country. It will allow a new government to form that will hopefully be able to take on the terrorists who have taken over much of the country. Yesterday President Obama said the work of U.S. soldiers and support personnel who've been conducting air strikes on terrorists, and helping move trapped religious minorities has succeeded in easing a brewing humanitarian crisis. Greg Palkot and Jennifer Griffin reporting.
That huge convoy of trucks headed through Ukrainian territory.. coming from Russia.. is now being inspected by the Red Cross. Russia has said it's for humanitarian relief, but skeptics say it could be military aid for pro-Russia separatists. Amy Kellogg reporting.
There's several convoys of thousands of people in Pakistan for a massive rally to pressure the country's PM to resign over allegations of vote-rigging. We'll keep an eye on it.
Talks continue today in Cairo on extending a cease fire between the Israelis and the Palestinians in Gaza. John Huddy reporting.
Things in Ferguson, MO seem to be calming down after the Governor ordered state police to take over from local police who've been accused of being overly aggressive with protesters. There were four nights of violent protests in Ferguson after an unarmed black teen was killed by police. There were peaceful protests yesterday. Mike Tobin reporting.
Carl Cameron reports today on the possible presidential ambitions for former FL governor Jeb Bush.. who will be making a campaign appearance for current FL governor Rick Scott.
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