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Obama vows justice in murder of US journalist

President Barack Obama returns a salute at Marine honor guards as he disembarks Marine One to switch to Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014. AP

President Barack Obama says “America does not forget” and is vowing justice for the murder of an American journalist.

Posted: August 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Obama: ‘I will act on my own on immigration’

President Barack Obama, accompanied byVice President Joe Biden, speaks about immigration reform, Monday, June 30, 2014, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. AP

Conceding defeat on a top domestic priority, President Barack Obama blamed a Republican “year of obstruction” for the demise of sweeping immigration legislation on Monday and said he would take new steps without Congress to fix as much of the system as he can on his own.

Posted: July 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Obama vows to act after Republicans kill immigration bill hopes

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President Barack Obama ignited a new power showdown with Republicans Monday, vowing to fix America’s broken immigration system alone after Congress refused to vote on his top remaining domestic priority this year.

Posted: July 1st, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

GOPers Cheney, Paul trade criticisms over Iraq

This Friday, June 20, 2014, file photo shows Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., speaking at the Faith and Freedom Coalition's Road to Majority event in Washington. The Kentucky Republican told NBC's "Meet the Press" Sunday, June 22, that he blames those who supported the military action in Iraq with emboldening Iran to have a larger presence in the region. He said questions about whether President Barack Obama's current foreign policies are wrong should also be asked of those who originally supported the Iraq war. (AP Photo/Molly Riley, File)

Two prominent Republicans exchanged criticism over U.S. involvement in Iraq on dueling Sunday news shows.

Posted: June 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Obama: US will send up to 300 military advisers to Iraq

President Barack Obama speaks about the situation in Iraq, Thursday, June 19, 2014, in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington. Obama said the US will send up to 300 military advisers to Iraq, set up joint operation centers. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

President Barack Obama said the United States is sending up to 300 military advisers to help Iraqi forces stem violent sectarian fighting and is prepared to take targeted military actions if they would help fight the growing threat from extremist militants.

Posted: June 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »