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  1. Russian investigators look into provocation or personal life as motives in Nemtsov killingRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | Nanaimo Daily News

    ... provocative," presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said in remarks carried by Russian news agencies. President Barack Obama said the Russian people "lost lost one of the most dedicated and eloquent defenders of their rights." German Chancellor ...

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  2. Homeland Security funding fight shows limits on GOP powerRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    ... the speaker get it over the finish line with only hours to spare before a threatened agency shutdown. President Barack Obama signed the bill shortly before midnight. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, for his part, had already bowed to the ...

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  3. Boris Nemtsov at an opposition rally in Moscow in 2012Read the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago | Daily Echo

    ... rebels in Ukraine and concerns it could move its attention to other neighbouring countries. US president Barack Obama called on Russia's government to perform a "prompt, impartial and transparent" investigation to bring to justice the killers of the ...

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  4. Drone raid kills three Qaeda militants in YemenRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | The Peninsula

    ... house arrest in January but last week he escaped to the southern city of Aden. Despite the turmoil, President Barack Obama vowed on January 25 not to let up in the US campaign against jihadists in the strife-torn Arabian Peninsula country. Within a ...

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  5. Obama condemns 'brutal, vicious' Nemtsov killingRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | The Peninsula

    US President Barack Obama condemned what he called the "brutal" and "vicious" murder of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, a fierce critic of President Vladimir Putin who was shot dead in Moscow on Friday. "We call upon the Russian government to conduct a prompt, impartial and transparent investigation into the circumstances of his murder and ensure that those responsible for this vicious killing are brought to justice," Obama said in a statement.

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  6. Obama Signs One-Week Bill to Keep Homeland Security Funded After Congressional ShowdownRead the original story w/Photo

    26 min ago | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    ... Boehner get it over the finish line with only hours to spare before a threatened agency shutdown. President Barack Obama signed the bill shortly before midnight. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell had already bowed to the demands of Democrats ...

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  7. Bordering on dysfunction: Congress OKs one-week bill to keep Homeland Security openRead the original story

    26 min ago | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Bordering on dysfunction, Congress passed a one-week bill late Friday night to avert a partial shutdown of the Homeland Security Department, as leaders in both political parties quelled a revolt by House conservatives furious that the measure left President Barack Obama's immigration policy intact. The final vote of a long day and night was a bipartisan 357-60 in the House, a little more than an hour after the Senate cleared the measure without so much as a roll call.

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  8. Why Netanyahu is confronting the White HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | WMAL-AM Washington

    ... the administration's deal-making and encourage Congress to push for an Iran sanctions package that President Barack Obama has threatened to veto. And Netanyahu is doing so even amidst recriminations -- over how Republican House Speaker John Boehner ...

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  9. Homeland Security shutdown narrowly avoidedRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    Just two hours from a partial shutdown of Homeland Security at midnight last night, Congress finally managed to pass a bill to keep the department funded - for one week. The 357-60 House vote ensured that the bitter political brinkmanship over President Barack Obama's immigration policy is far from over, and that Speaker John Boehner's trouble with conservative members of his own party will continue.

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  10. Yellen meets with conservative groups unhappy with FedRead the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... They said Yellen had politicized decision-making at the central bank by favoring policies pushed by President Barack Obama and other Democrats. Yellen rejected the GOP criticism as unfounded. Yellen listened carefully to the group's proposals and ...

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  11. Backtalk: 2/28/2015Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Lowell Sun

    ... American Sniper in the dust. Well I guess Hollywood finally paid back Clint Eastwood for mocking their hero, Barack Obama. FIRST THINGS FIRST: I'm just reading in The Sun that they are about to begin work on the Lord Overpass. The first thing they ...

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  12. Weekly Address: Ensuring Hardworking Americans Retire with DignityRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The White House

    President Barack Obama tapes the Weekly Address in the Library of the White House, Feb. 27, 2015. In this week's address, the President reiterated his commitment to middle-class economics, and to ensuring that all hardworking Americans get the secure and dignified retirement they deserve.

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  13. Chicago nears fiscal free fall with latest downgradeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... become an issue in Emanuel's re-election campaign. The first-term mayor, a former chief of staff to President Barack Obama, failed on Tuesday to win a majority of votes in a primary election, and faces a runoff vote April 7 against a Cook County ...

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  14. Wisconsin's Walker adjusts to rigor of presidential politicsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Denver Post

    ... to the top of several still-way-too-early polls. Then came "punts" on questions about evolution, President Barack Obama's love of country and the president's religion. This week Walker compared his political fight against union protesters to ...

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  15. Democrats caught between Obama, Netanyahu on speechRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Denver Post

    Jewish House Democrats personally offered Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a chance to lower the political temperature after he accepted a Republican invitation to speak to Congress next week on Iran - a less provocative, closed-door session. Netanyahu turned them down, frustrating members of President Barack Obama's party who are caught between the White House and the Israeli leader.

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  16. Column: Giuliani Versus ObamaRead the original story

    Thursday | The Gaston Gazette

    The firestorm of denunciation of former New York mayor Rudolph Giuliani, for having said that he did not think Barack Obama loved America, is in one sense out of all proportion to that remark -- especially at a time when there are much bigger issues, including wars raging, terrorist atrocities and a nuclear Iran on the horizon. Against that background of strife and dangers on the world stage, it may seem as if Barack Obama's feelings, or Rudolph Giuliani's opinion about those feelings, should not matter so much, espe-cially when it is hard to know with certainty how anyone feels.

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  17. Ukrainian President Condemns Murder of Russian Opposition LeaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Voice of America

    ... killing and described it as a "provocation." He said the Kremlin will oversee the investigation. U.S. President Barack Obama condemned the "brutal" murder and called on Russia to carry out a prompt and impartial investigation. "I admired Nemtsov's ...

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  18. Obama, Ghani to meet in late March at White House : February 28, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Times

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama will receive his Afghan counterpart Ashraf Ghani at the White House on March 24 as Washington weighs slowing down the withdrawal of US forces from the country. The two presidents will discuss security issues, economic development and US support for a reconciliation process, White House secretary Josh Earnest said on Friday.

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  19. Congress OKs 1-week bill to keep HSD openRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Hawk Eye

    Bordering on dysfunction, Congress passed a one-week bill late Friday night to avert a partial shutdown of the Homeland Securit ... AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio responds to reporters about the problems in passing the Homeland Security budget because of Republican efforts to block President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration, Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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  20. Prominent Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov shot deadRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Indian Express

    ... provocative," presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said in remarks carried by Russian news agencies. President Barack Obama called on Russia's government to perform a "prompt, impartial and transparent" investigation to bring the perpetrators to ... 1 comment