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Obama to Ask Congress for New Anti-Terror Authorization

President Barack Obama is expected to ask Congress to approve a new three-year authorization for the use of military force (AUMF) against the Islamic State and other extremist groups. The proposal comes as Congress is being told that an unprecedented flow of foreign fighters into Islamic State ranks in Iraq and Syria is underway. White House spokesman Josh Earnest said Tuesday that while Obama believes he has the authority to order military action against the Islamist group, the new...

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