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Obama To Impose New Gun Rules
President Obama is going to tighten the nation's gun rules within the next few weeks.
Several reports say the President will meet with Attorney General Loretta Lynch on Monday to finalize new executive actions that will be announced the following week.
Obama: No Specific Or Credible Threats Ahead Of Holidays
President Obama says there are no specific, credible terror threats facing the U.S. ahead of the holidays.
After getting a briefing at the National Counterterrorism Center, Obama said U.S. officials are always vigilant. He repeated a warning about a new phase in the fight against terrorism...
Obama: Coalition Hitting ISIS Harder Than Ever
President Obama says the U.S.-led coalition is hitting ISIS harder than ever.
After a high-level meeting at the Pentagon, Obama said the coalition has fired roughly nine-thousand bombs at ISIS targets in Iraq and Syria. He insisted that his anti-ISIS strategy is moving forward with a great sense of u…
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
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...

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