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Obama assures Americans saying economy will get stronger

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GOLDEN VALLEY, Minnesota – Americans do not need to worry. It has been reported that President Barack Obama says the May U.S. jobs report shows that America’s economy is not creating jobs “as fast as we want,” but he says the economy will improve. Obama says that “we will come back stronger. We do have [...]

President Obama to be welcomed by Broadway stars

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NEW YORK – Broadway stars will welcome President Barack Obama. It has been reported that president Barack Obama heads to Broadway next month as part of a double bill with former President Bill Clinton, and the stars will be out to welcome them. James Earl Jones, Angela Lansbury, Patti LuPone, Audra McDonald, Mandy Patinkin, Nina [...]

Obama signs pact with Karzai in Afghanistan

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BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan – It has been reported that in a swift and secretive trip to the war zone, President Barack Obama signed an agreement Tuesday night vowing long-term ties with Afghanistan after America’s combat forces come home. “There’s a light on the horizon,” he told U.S. troops on the one-year anniversary of Osama [...]

Obama: “Women should not be a group of interest”

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WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama said women should not be reduced to a political interest group but rather respected as a driving force in the economy. Obama spoke at a White House forum on women’s issues as debate intensifies about the role women will play in choosing the next president. National polling shows Obama holds [...]

Afghan youth recalls US soldier’s shooting spree

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KANDAHAR, Afghanistan  – It has been reported that an Afghan man recounted Monday the harrowing tale of how an American soldier on a killing spree burst into his home in the middle of the night, searched the rooms, then dropped to a knee and shot his father in the thigh as he emerged from a [...]

America is all about hard work

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CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – President Barack Obama, after his annual State of the Union address to Congress, defended the government’s role in ensuring fairness on Wednesday and rejected accusations from Republicans that he is engaging class warfare as his re-election bid begins. Obama spoke at the start of a three-day tour of politically crucial states [...]

House passes payroll tax cut success for Obama

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WASHINGTON – Congress on Friday approved a two-month renewal of payroll tax cuts for 160 million American workers and unemployment benefits for millions, handing President Barack Obama a convincing victory for his jobs agenda. It was a humbling defeat for Republicans Obama quickly signed the legislation, declaring it was “some good news just in the [...]

Obama’s daughters will not join Facebook

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WASHINGTON – Don’t expect to find the president’s daughters on Facebook anytime soon. President Barack Obama says in an interview with People Magazine that he does not let his daughters, 13-year-old Malia and 10-year-old Sasha, use the popular social networking website. Obama says his daughters say they would not want to have a lot of [...]

Obama condemns plot to kill Saudi diplomat on Iran

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WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama said Thursday that the U.S. will make sure that Iranian officials are held accountable for “reckless behavior” in what he said was their direct role in an alleged assassination plot against the Saudi Arabian ambassador in the United States. Obama said the U.S. will be able to support all of [...]

Obama will spend his 50th birthday with family and friends

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WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama will be treated to a White House party for his 50th birthday and get away with friends and family to the Camp David presidential retreat for the weekend. Obama, who reaches the milestone birthday on Thursday, plans to spend the morning at work as usual. In the afternoon, senior members [...]