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White House: decision on Obama Cuba trip in next couple months

By Jeff Mason HONOLULU (Reuters) – The White House will decide in the next couple months approximately a potential trip by President Barack Obama to Cuba & wants both countries…

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Obama's challenge in 2016 campaign year: stay relevant

By Jeff Mason HONOLULU (Reuters) – Advancing gun control, closing the U.S. military prison in Cuba & reforming criminal justice laws are likely to top President Barack Obama’s State of…

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Obama, frustrated by Congress, plans unilateral gun control steps

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama, frustrated by Congress’ inaction on gun control, will meet with U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch on Monday to discuss ways of reducing gun violence…

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White House welcomes Japan, Korea agreement on 'comfort women'

HONOLULU (Reuters) – The United States welcomes an agreement between Japan & South Korea on the treatment of "comfort women" during World War II & supports its implementation, U.S. national…

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In final year, Obama seeks to stave off lame-duck status

WASHINGTON (AP) — In June, during one of the best stretches of his presidency, Barack Obama strode through a West Wing hallway exclaiming, “Offense! Stay on offense!” It was a…

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Obama admits to feeling 'small' alongside Marines

KANEOHE BAY, Hawaii (AP) — President Barack Obama may be one of the most powerful men in the world yet he admits to feeling "small" when working out alongside Marines…

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Sanders says he doesn't need Chicago mayor's backing to reach White House

By Dave McKinney CHICAGO (Reuters) – Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said on Wednesday he did not need the backing of one of rival Hillary Clinton’s supporters, embattled Chicago mayor…

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Trump warns Clinton to be careful in using woman 'card'

By Doina Chiacu WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump intensified his criticism of Hillary Clinton after she said he had a "penchant for sexism," warning his Democratic rival…

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Super PAC to tout Rubio's efforts against Obamacare in early-state ad

By Emily Stephenson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A Super PAC supporting Republican Marco Rubio will tout the White House hopeful's fight against President Barack Obama's healthcare law in an advertisement set…

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Presidents in cars getting coffee? Obama does Seinfeld show

HONOLULU (AP) — President Barack Obama will be Jerry Seinfeld's first guest when the seventh season of his online talk show, "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee," opens Dec. 30. The…

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