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Conservative justices press Obama administration on mercury pollution rule

Conservative justices press Obama administration on mercury pollution rule

(Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court’s conservative majority on Wednesday signaled hostility toward the Obama administration’s refusal to consider costs before regulating emissions of mercury and other hazardous pollutants mainly from coal-fired power plants. 00    Read More »

Obama Details His Disappointment With Netanyahu In First Post-Election Comments

Obama Details His Disappointment With Netanyahu In First Post-Election Comments

President Barack Obama is operating under the assumption that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu does not support the creation of a Palestinian state, despite the Israeli leader’s post-election efforts to recast himself as amenable to a two-state solution. 00    Read More »

Obama says doesn’t text, tweet, or have a smart phone that records

Obama says doesn’t text, tweet, or have a smart phone that records

(Reuters) – President Barack Obama doesn’t send text messages, rarely composes his own tweets, and isn’t allowed to have a smart phone that contains a recording device, he said on Thursday. 00    Read More »

Obama Declares Venezuela A Threat To U.S. National Security

Obama Declares Venezuela A Threat To U.S. National Security

WASHINGTON, March 9 (Reuters) – The United States on Monday declared Venezuela a national security threat and ordered sanctions against seven officials in the worst diplomatic dispute with the oil-rich country since socialist President Nicolas Maduro took office in 2013. 00    Read More »

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 »

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