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2 hrs ago | WATE-TV Knoxville

Obama visit to South Korea tinged by mourning

As the spring storm season arrives in Tornado Alley, emergency officials are wrestling with a dilemma posed by man's best friends.

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Related Topix: Tornado, Natural Disasters, US Politics, US News, Education Etc., US Military, US Navy, Point Loma (San Diego, CA)

5 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

South Korea ferry disaster may cloud Obama visit

A woman places a candle with others during candlelight vigil for the safe return of passengers of the sunken ferry Sewol in Ansan, South Korea, Thursday, April 24, 2014.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, Prison, US Politics, US News, North Korea

8 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Caroline Kennedy a absolutelya would back Clinton

Kennedy says she hopes Clinton will run. Kennedy was speaking in an interview with ABC News Thursday from Japan about President Barack Obama's visit to the country, where she now is serving as U.S. ambassador.

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News

13 hrs ago | MDJonline.com

Obama to Russia: More sanctions are 'teed up'

Accusing Russia of failing to live up to its commitments, President Barack Obama warned Moscow on Thursday that the United States has another round of economic sanctions "teed up" - even as he acknowledged those penalties may do little to influence Vladimir Putin's handling of the crisis in Ukraine.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Vladimir Putin

17 hrs ago | KTIV-TV Sioux City

Man gets life in prison in retirement home deaths

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and 21 other Republican senators are accusing President Barack Obama of disregarding the rule of law and the Constitution by considering administrative changes to the... Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and 21 other Republican senators accused President Barack Obama Thursday of displaying "an astonishing ... (more)

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Related Topix: Prison, US Politics, US News, Canada,

17 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

GOP senators attack Obama deportations

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and 21 other Republican senators are accusing President Barack Obama of disregarding the rule of law and the Constitution by considering administrative changes to the nation's deportations policy.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News

18 hrs ago | National Public Radio

Ky. Senate Candidate Wants Keystone Pipeline OK'd

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes called on President Barack Obama to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline, joining 11 incumbent Democrats as the party tries to keep control of the Senate this November.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Kentucky, Kentucky Government

21 hrs ago | KIII

Tiny Pacific nation sues 9 nuclear-armed powers

The tiny Pacific nation of the Marshall Islands is taking on the United States and the world's eight other nuclear-armed nations with an unprecedented lawsuit demanding that they meet their obligations toward disarmament and accusing them of "flagrant violations" of international law.

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Related Topix: Netherlands, World News, US Politics, US News

23 hrs ago | KMIR 6

China splurging on military as US pulls back

China's navy commissioned 17 new warships last year, the most of any nation. In a little more than a decade, it's expected to have three aircraft carriers, giving it more clout than ever in a region of contested seas and festering territorial disputes.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, US Politics, US News, UC San Diego

Wed Apr 23, 2014

The Washington Post

Barack Obama, the adolescent president

Recently, Barack Obama - a Demosthenes determined to elevate our politics from coarseness to elegance; a Pericles sent to ameliorate our rhetorical impoverishment - spoke at the University of Michigan.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Wedding, Opinion

KOAT-TV

More drug offenders eligible for clemency

More federal prisoners serving sentences for non-violent crimes can apply for clemency after the Justice Department announced new rules Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Drugs, US Politics, US News, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Eric Holder, Prison

KMIZ

Mitt Romney's new starring role

Mitt Romney is weighing in on competitive Republican primary for a GOP held House seat in California -- the latest sign that the 2012 Republican presidential nominee plans to play an influential role in helping to shape the future of his party.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Howard McKeon, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, 2012 Presidential Election, Mitt Romney, Los Angeles County, CA

National Public Radio

U.S. Clears Egypt For Some Military Assistance

The Obama administration said Tuesday it has certified that Egypt is upholding its 35-year-old peace treaty with Israel and therefore qualifies for some military and counterterrorism assistance.

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Related Topix: Mohamed Morsi, Muslim Brotherhood, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Kay Granger, Liberal Political News

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Obama opens Japan trip at famous sushi restaurant

President Barack Obama opened a trip to Japan Wednesday with a close-up look at the art of sushi making at a tiny Tokyo restaurant with hard-to-come-by reservations and a hefty price tag.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Court revives lawsuit vs. state Medicaid expansion

Republicans in the House and Senate sued last year, saying only a simple majority last June passed the expansion bill that included the assessment.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, US Governors, Jan Brewer, US News, Maricopa County, AZ, US Politics

Tue Apr 22, 2014

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

NC House speaker tested in first Senate debate

Republican rivals in one of the nation's most competitive Senate races are gathering for a debate Tuesday night in North Carolina, with establishment candidate Thom Tillis for the first time facing opponents who have questioned his conservatism and his integrity.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Democrat, North Carolina Government, North Carolina, 2012 Presidential Election, Healthcare Law, Law

Bellingham Herald

Obama surveys scene of sadness, death at mudslide

Evidence of the mudslide's power was everywhere: trees ripped from the ground, a highway paved with mud and debris, a river's course altered.

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Related Topix: Mudflow, Natural Disasters, US Politics, US News, Oso, WA

KMIZ

Rand Paul in Chicago: School choice is 'the great equalizer'

Continuing his outreach to minority voters, Sen. Rand Paul told an audience in Chicago Tuesday that the debate over school choice is not a Republican vs. Democrat issue, but a fight between the "dead-enders" and "those who believe in innovation."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Chicago Travel, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Barack Obama, Democrat

ABC News

Democrats Eye 15 Cities for 2016 Convention

President Barack Obama's hometown and Hillary Rodham Clinton's home base as a senator are among the 15 cities the Democratic National Committee is considering to host the party's presidential nominating convention in 2016, officials said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US Senate, Democrat, Entertainment, Drama, Television, New York

The Jackson Sun

Justice Dept. broadening criteria for clemency

The Justice Department is broadening the criteria it will use in evaluating clemency petitions from certain federal prisoners and expects the changes to result in thousands of new applications, Attorney General Eric Holder said Monday.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Federal Prisons, Prison, US Politics, US News, Criminal Defense Law, Law

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