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On Bush turf, Obama blames immigration woes on Republicans

On Bush turf, Obama blames immigration woes on Republicans

(Reuters) – President Barack Obama on Wednesday told Latinos that Republicans were to blame for holding up changes to U.S. immigration laws, urging them to hold Republicans accountable for the problems in the 2016 presidential election. 00    Read More »

Scott Walker: ‘I Don’t Really Know’ Whether Obama Loves America

Scott Walker: ‘I Don’t Really Know’ Whether Obama Loves America

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) on Friday continued to dance around controversial comments made by former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani. 00    Read More »

White House says Congress shouldn’t sidestep Islamic State measure

White House says Congress shouldn’t sidestep Islamic State measure

(Reuters) – White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough on Sunday said the Republican-led Congress should not sidestep the president’s request to formally authorize military action against Islamic State forces, saying lawmakers must not “take a pass”. 00    Read More »

Obama denounces ‘outrageous murders’ of three U.S. Muslims

Obama denounces ‘outrageous murders’ of three U.S. Muslims

(Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama on Friday described the deaths of three young Muslims gunned down in North Carolina this week as “brutal and outrageous murders” and said no one in the United States should be targeted for their religion. 00    Read More »

Cybersecurity: Tech firms urged to share data with US

Cybersecurity: Tech firms urged to share data with US

Private tech firms should share more information with government and with each other to tackle cybercrime, according to US President Barack Obama. 00    Read More »

New Ebola cases rise for second week

New Ebola cases rise for second week

The number of new cases of Ebola has risen in all of West Africa’s worst-hit countries for the second week in a row, the World Health Organization (WHO) says. 00    Read More »

Obama readying request to use force against Islamic State

Obama readying request to use force against Islamic State

(Reuters) – The White House will ask Congress by Wednesday for new authority to use force against Islamic State fighters, congressional aides said on Monday, paving the way for lawmakers’ first vote on the scope of a campaign that is already six months old. 00    Read More »

Obama’s budget proposals include 19 percent tax on foreign earnings: Bloomberg

Obama’s budget proposals include 19 percent tax on foreign earnings: Bloomberg

(Reuters) – President Barack Obama’s budget proposals will include a minimum tax of 19 percent on U.S.-based companies’ future foreign earnings and a 14 percent tax on their stockpiled offshore profits, Bloomberg news said on Saturday, citing two people familiar with the budget. 00    Read More »

India and US seal nuclear deal as Modi hosts Obama

India and US seal nuclear deal as Modi hosts Obama

(BBC) – The US and India have announced a breakthrough on a pact that will allow American companies to supply India with civilian nuclear technology. 00    Read More »

Obama demands spread of wealth

Obama demands spread of wealth

(BBC) – US President Barack Obama has declared an end to the financial crisis and pledged economic policies to benefit all Americans, in his annual State of the Union address to Congress. 00    Read More »