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US faces 'Munich moment' on Syria

US Secretary of State John Kerry has told Democrat congressmen that they face a "Munich moment" as they weigh-up whether to approve strikes on Syria.

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White House prepared to rework Syria draft language

The White House is prepared to rework language in a draft resolution authorising military force in Syria to address concerns from lawmakers, an administration official has said.

The official said the administration was open to changes "within the parameters that (the) president has previously explained."

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