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Senate fails to override President Barack Obama's veto of Keystone XL approval
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Senate failed on Wednesday to override President Barack Obama's veto of legislation approving the Keystone XL oil pipeline, leaving the controversial project to await an administration decision on whether to permit or deny it.
Senate fails to override Obama's veto of pipeline billWISH-TV
Senate fails to override Keystone vetoWTSP 10 News
Senate clashes with Obama on Keystone XL vetoFuelFix (blog)
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Posted on 5 March 2015 | 1:58 am
President Barack Obama speaking to young leaders during Columbia visit
President Barack Obama speaks about Iran and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to Congress during a meeting with Defense Secretary Ash Carter in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington on Tuesday, March 3, 2015.
Barack Obama's Visit: SC Dems Play PoliticsFITSNews
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Posted on 4 March 2015 | 10:08 pm
Senate overturns NLRB’s ‘ambush election’ rule, but Obama veto likely – Kansas City Business Journal
Senate overturns NLRB's 'ambush election' rule, but Obama veto likely
Kansas City Business Journal
The White House, however, has indicated President Barack Obama would veto the legislation, and supporters of the bill are far short of the two-thirds majority needed to override it. So it appears the fate of this rule will rest with a court challenge …
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Posted on 4 March 2015 | 6:39 pm
Benjamin Netanyahu dismisses Barack Obamas criticism
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday rejected President Barack Obama's criticism that he failed to offer “viable alternatives” to the ongoing nuclear negotiations with Iran, telling reporters upon his return to Israel that he was …
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Posted on 4 March 2015 | 6:27 pm
Gov. Rick Scott takes aim at President Barack Obama in op-ed for Politico
Rick Scott has an op-ed column in Politico this morning, squarely taking aim at President Barack Obama. Here's an excerpt (Full column here): President Obama should come back to Florida and make another speech. This one should map out a plan for how …
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Posted on 4 March 2015 | 3:58 pm
Barack Obama: 'nothing new' in Benjamin Netanyahu's Iran speech
"I am not focused in the politics of this, I am not focused on the theatre," Mr Obama said. "As far as I can tell, there was nothing new." "On the core issue, which is how to prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon which would make it far more …
Obama: Benjamin Netanyahu offered 'nothing new,' no 'viable alternatives'Washington Times
Netanyahu Is Clear on His Identity, but Who Is Barack Obama?Christian Post
Obama says Netanyahu's Iran speech contains 'nothing new'BBC News
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Posted on 3 March 2015 | 8:15 pm
Rush Limbaugh: Netanyahu 'Is Everything Barack Obama Is Not' [AUDIO]
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu continues to receive plaudits from across the spectrum on the right, and that was no different when Rush Limbaugh broached the topic on his radio show Tuesday afternoon. Opening his show, the conservative radio …
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Posted on 3 March 2015 | 7:57 pm
Obama warns cop body cameras are no 'panacea'
I think the task force concluded that there is a role for technology to play in building additional trust and accountability, but it's not a panacea," Obama said. "It has to be embedded in a broader change in culture and a legal framework that ensures …
Barack Obama: Time has come for police to change practicesIndia.com
Time has come for police to change practices: Barack ObamaEconomic Times
Barack Obama: 'Now is the moment' for US police to make changesZee News
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Posted on 3 March 2015 | 6:29 am
Barack Obama, the answer to Ayatollah Khamenei's prayers
Power Line (blog)
Ray Takeyh, who served in the Obama administration focusing on Iran, has an illuminating piece on how Iran's “Supreme Leader” is “patiently negotiating his way to a bomb.” Absent military intervention, Ayatollah Khamenei was always going to pursue his …
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Posted on 3 March 2015 | 4:44 am
Barack Obama's go-to career advice is perfect for anybody who has felt stuck
These fascinating diagrams reveal how to manage people in different… The 27 coolest new businesses in New Orleans · The secretive Cargill family has 14 billionaires thanks to an… Barack Obama's go-to career advice is perfect for anybody who has felt.
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Posted on 2 March 2015 | 4:38 pm
Obama News – Yahoo!News
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The Rev. Theodore Hesburgh, who transformed the University of Notre Dame into an academic power during his 35 years as president, was remembered Wednesday as a world leader in social issues but someone whose main goal was helping people connect with God.
Posted on 5 March 2015 | 3:44 am
President Barack Obama will call for a new generation of Americans to take up the torch kindled by civil rights leaders 50 years ago in Selma, Alabama, when he visits the historic town Saturday. America's first black president will stand at the famed Edmund Pettus Bridge, accompanied by wife Michelle and daughters Sasha and Malia, to argue that events half a century ago are not confined to history, a White House official said. On March 7, 1965, some 600 peaceful voting rights activists were attacked by police with clubs and tear gas at the bridge, a seminal moment in America's democracy. The history of what happened at Selma on "Bloody Sunday" has recently returned to prominence thanks to an Oscar-nominated film starring actor David Oyelowo as Martin Luther King.
Posted on 5 March 2015 | 3:28 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department on Wednesday cleared a white former Ferguson, Missouri, police officer in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old, but also issued a scathing report calling for sweeping changes in city law enforcement practices it called discriminatory and unconstitutional.
Posted on 5 March 2015 | 3:09 am
The US ambassador to South Korea, Mark Lippert, was slashed on his face and arm in Seoul on Thursday by a blade-wielding assailant opposed to ongoing US-Korean military drills. The United States condemned the "act of violence" which left the ambassador bleeding profusely as he was rushed to hospital, and said that President Barack Obama had spoken with him. Witnesses described how a man with a blade concealed in his right hand had lunged across a table at Lippert at a breakfast function at the Sejong Cultural Institute in central Seoul. Police identified the attacker as Kim Ki-Jong, 55, and said he was a left-wing nationalist with a previous conviction for hurling a stone at the then Japanese ambassador to Seoul in 2010.
Posted on 5 March 2015 | 3:08 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A House committee investigating the Benghazi, Libya, attacks issued subpoenas Wednesday for the emails of Hillary Rodham Clinton, who used a private account exclusively for official business when she was secretary of state — and also used a computer email server now traced back to her family's New York home.
Posted on 5 March 2015 | 2:22 am
By James Pearson and Ju-min Park SEOUL (Reuters) – U.S. ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert was slashed in the face by a Korean nationalist but was not seriously hurt during an attack at a breakfast forum held in the capital on Thursday to discuss Korean reunification, police and witnesses said. U.S. President Barack Obama quickly called Lippert to wish him a speedy recovery, a White House official said. In 2010, Kim tried to attack the Japanese ambassador to Seoul by throwing a piece of concrete and was given a suspended jail term, according to police. Kim was dressed in traditional Korean clothing and shouted that North and South Korea should be reunited just before he attacked Lippert.
Posted on 5 March 2015 | 2:12 am
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By Yeganeh Torbati WASHINGTON (Reuters) – When Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged the United States this week to take a tough line against Iran, he argued that world powers could always push for a better nuclear deal because the Islamic Republic was vulnerable to low oil prices. They noted that Iran has withstood extreme fluctuations in crude prices before and that sanctions have blunted the effect of oil on its economy. Others said Iran would likely view any further concessions as humiliating and would be prepared to forego a deal if the current talks collapsed.
Posted on 5 March 2015 | 1:38 am
SELMA, Ala. (AP) — When the nation's first black president steps onto the Edmund Pettus Bridge to honor the marchers beaten there 50 years ago, he'll be standing on a structure that's at once synonymous with the civil rights struggle and a tribute to a reputed Ku Klux Klan leader.
Posted on 5 March 2015 | 1:29 am
(Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear a second major challenge to President Barack Obama’s healthcare law on Wednesday, focusing on the issue of tax subsidies available through insurance exchanges set up under the statute. Here is a look at the exchanges and subsidies. HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGES The Affordable Care Act, often called Obamacare, requires people who do not get health insurance through their employer, or the government programs Medicare and Medicaid to buy their own insurance. To make that easier, it created health insurance exchanges, which are centralized online marketplaces that allow consumers to shop among competing insurance plans.
Posted on 5 March 2015 | 1:19 am