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Senate panel approves Myanmar nominee

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. Senate committee approved President Barack Obama's nominee to be ambassador to Myanmar on Thursday, after the administration assured panel members it would not quickly alter…

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Obama: diagnostic tests, vaccines and treatments needed for Zika virus

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday called for the rapid development of tests, vaccines & treatments to fight the Zika virus, following a briefing on the spread…

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Obama unveils wage insurance plan to spur job seekers

View gallery U.S. President Barack Obama greets local residents at the Baton Rouge regional airport before his de … By Ayesha Rascoe WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama on Saturday…

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Obama knocks Trump, voices optimism in speech to set 2016 tone

By Jeff Mason & Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama took aim on Tuesday at Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump & accused critics of playing into the hands…

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Obama, wiping tears, makes new push to tighten gun rules

By Roberta Rampton & Ayesha Rascoe WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Wiping back tears as he remembered children killed in a mass shooting, President Barack Obama on Tuesday ordered stricter gun rules…

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The Latest: Obamas return to their vacation rental home

KAILUA, Hawaii (AP) — The latest on President Barack Obama's annual two-week vacation in Hawaii (all times local): 11:16 p.m. President Barack Obama & first lady Michelle Obama have returned…

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The Latest: Obama finishes round of golf at exclusive club

KAILUA, Hawaii (AP) — The Latest on President Barack Obama's annual two-week vacation in Hawaii (all times local): 5:55 p.m. President Barack Obama wrapped up day three of his Hawaii…

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The Latest: Obama works out at Marine base in Hawaii

KAILUA, Hawaii (AP) — The Latest on President Barack Obama's annual two-week vacation in Hawaii (all times local): 10:15 a.m. On the third day of the first family's Hawaii vacation,…

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The Latest: Obamas back home after short hike in Hawaii

KAILUA, Hawaii (AP) — The Latest on President Barack Obama's annual two-week vacation in Hawaii (all times local): 1:25 p.m. President Barack Obama & the rest of the First Family…

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HealthCare.gov signs up 6 million for Jan. 1 insurance

NEW YORK (Reuters) – About 6 million people have signed up for health insurance on the website HealthCare.gov, including 2.4 million new customers, for coverage effective Jan. 1, 2016, the…

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