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Obama: Migrant Children Will Not Be Able To Stay
President Obama says the majority of unaccompanied migrant children crossing the southwest border will not be able to stay in the U.S.  Obama said that people illegally crossing the border are being apprehended in large numbers and the government is working to make sure they are being housed an…
Putin Wants U.S. And Russia To Improve Relations
Russian President Vladimir Putin has told Barack Obama in an Independence Day message that he hopes the countries can improve relations.
In a statement published on the Kremlin website on Friday, Putin said ‘‘regardless of difficulties and disagreements’’ h…
Armed Drones Flying Over Baghdad
Even though armed U.S. drones have been flying over Baghdad, a defense official emphasizes that President Barack Obama still hasn't authorized airstrikes against Sunni militants.
The official says a handful of Predator drones armed with Hellfire missiles are being used to protect U...
Obama Hosts White House Summit On Working Families
President Obama wants the government to do more to help working families. Speaking at a White House Summit on Working Families today, the President said people should not have to sacrifice family needs for work demands. He said too many families have to regularly ask, "How do we make this w…
President Salutes Medal Of Honor Winner
A Marine veteran is being honored for conspicuous gallantry in the war in Afghanistan. In a White House ceremony this afternoon, retired Marine Corporal William "Kyle" Carpenter was awarded the Medal of Honor. President Obama noted that Carpenter threw himself on a grenade to save …
Obama Promises “Targeted And Precise” Response In Iraq
President Obama says the U.S. is prepared to take "targeted and precise military action" in Iraq, if necessary. In a White House news briefing today, the President said he is poised to send up to 300 military advisers to Iraq to help curb a growing militant insurgency...
Obama Updates Congressional Leaders On Iraq
President Barack Obama and congressional leaders believe he does not need authorization from Congress for some steps he might take to quell the al-Qaida-inspired insurgency sweeping through Iraq, the Senate's top Republican and Capitol Hill aides said after the president briefed senior lawmaker…
Benghazi Suspect To Face Trial In U.S.
A Libyan militant is facing trial in the United States in the attack on a U.S. diplomatic post in Libya that killed U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans.
President Barack Obama says Ahmed Abu Khattala will face ``the full weight of the American justice system...

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