Tag Archives: White House

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Obama, Netanyahu set military deal worth more than $30 billion

President Barack Obama & Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reaffirmed close US-Israeli ties Monday, during a tightly choreographed White House appearance designed to quiet disputes over Iran & Middle East peace….

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Obama launches Facebook page, sends message on climate

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House launched a Facebook page on Monday for President Barack Obama & used the social media platform to send a message on climate change. Organizing…

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Russia warns against pressing demands for Assad's ouster

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Russia's foreign minister said Monday the next round of Syria talks expected to be held this weekend must not focus squarely on demands for Syrian President…

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White House hopeful embraces a dirty word in U.S. politics – 'socialist'

By John Whitesides WASHINGTON (Reuters) – "Socialist" has long been a dirty word in American politics, a slur thrown at liberals that evokes Cold War-era images of bread lines, government-controlled…

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UK Holiday Jet 'Came Within 1,000ft' Of Missile

A passenger jet heading to the Egyptian resort of Sharm el Sheikh had to take evasive action after the pilot spotted a missile, according to reports. The Thomson flight from…

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Shell sees $70 billion BG deal working even with $60s/barrel oil

LONDON (Reuters) – Royal Dutch Shell on Tuesday again sought to assuage investor concerns over its planned $70 billion (45.34 billion pounds) takeover of BG Group as it announced plans…

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China official October services PMI slows to 53.1, near seven-year low

BEIJING (Reuters) – Growth in China's services industry cooled in October, an official survey showed on Sunday, suggesting pressures on the world's second-largest economy may be mounting despite a raft…

Fabinho penalty helps Monaco secure 1-0 win at Ajaccio

PARIS (AP) — Brazilian defender Fabinho scored a first-half penalty as Monaco secured a scrappy 1-0 win away against Corsican side Ajaccio in the French league on Sunday. Monaco was…

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White House says U.S. security top concern regarding refugees

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States will have to make a significant financial commitment & take national security precautions in order to increase the number of Syrian refugees it admits,…