A.M. Links: Obama's Approval Ratings Plummet, Google Wants Drones, U.S. Colleges Screen for Ebola


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    "We don't have a strategy yet" for dealing with ISIL, President Barack Obama has admitted.

  • According to the latest Gallup poll, "The percentage of Americans who strongly disapprove of Obama has increased over time, while the percentage who strongly approve has dropped by almost half."
  • As the fighting continues between pro-Russian rebels and Ukrainian forces, Vladimir Putin has taken to referring to eastern Ukraine as "new Russia."
  • The United Nations reports that more than 3 million refugees have fled the fighting in Syria.
  • U.S. colleges have begun screening some students for Ebola.
  • Google is now experimenting with drones.

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