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Obama Applauds Climate Change Deal But GOP Has Other Ideas
(Associated Press) - President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry hailed the newly passed international climate change agreement as a major achievement that could help turn the tide on global warming, but got a quick reminder that Republicans will fight it all the way
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Obama Says No Credible Evidence Of Terror Plot
President Obama says there is no specific credible evidence of a terror plot in the U.S.
The President spoke from the White House today after meeting with his national security advisers. He said the nation is doing everything it can to prevent terror attacks at home and abroad...
House Approves Bill To Block Syrian Refugees From Entering U.S.
(Associated Press) - The House has rebuked President Barack Obama by ignoring his veto threat and approving a Republican bill erecting fresh barriers for Syrian and Iraqi refugees trying to enter the United States.
Thursday's passage came on a 289-137 vote _ exceeding the two-thirds majority tha…
U.S. and Israeli Leaders Continue Push For Peace
Even though the prospects for peace between Israel and the Palestinians seem further out of reach, President Barack Obama and Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu are reaffirming their commitment to the peace process.
Their meeting at the White House today was their first in more than a year...
Obama: Keystone Pipeline Not In U-S Interest
(Associated Press)  - After seven years of federal review, the Keystone X-L oil pipeline has been rejected.
President Barack Obama says he made the decision because the proposed project wouldn't serve U.S. national interests, and would have undercut the country's global leadership on c…
Obama Delays Troop Withdrawal From Afghanistan
(Associated Press) - President Barack Obama says his plan to keep more troops in Afghanistan than previously planned offers the best chance for long-term success.
Obama says the security situation in Afghanistan is still very fragile...
Pro-Gun Activists Greet Obama In Oregon
President Obama is once again acting as consoler-in-chief. Obama traveled to Oregon to meet with the families of victims of last week's deadly mass shooting in Roseburg.
The President met privately with the families at a local high school for about an hour...
President Orders Flags At Half-Staff To Honor Oregon Victims
President Obama is ordering flags to be flown at half-staff in honor of the nine people killed in the shooting at an Oregon community college.
American flags will be lowered at the White House and all public buildings and military installations across the country through Tuesday...

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