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Muddy Wasteland Awaits Obama's Visit To Mudslide

OSO, Wash. (AP) — The floodwaters that covered the dead have been drained. Whirring excavators scoop shattered timber and deep muck. Outside each cab, a sentry studies the overturned debris for any sign of the last missing victims. 727 more words

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#AceWorldNews – UKRAINE – April 18 – The White House warned Russia on Friday that Moscow would face tougher sanctions if it failed to abide by a new international deal on Ukraine or moved to send Russian forces into eastern Ukraine. 27 more words

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Putin: Obama 'Would For Sure Save Me' If I Was Drowning

MOSCOW (CBS News/CBSDC/AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin believes President Barack Obama would save him if he was drowning.

Putin made the comment Thursday during a 4-hour interview on Russian television. 633 more words

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Pro-Russian Insurgents: We Will Only Leave If Kiev Interim Government Resigns

DONETSK, Ukraine (CBS News/CBSDC/AP) — Pro-Russian insurgents in Ukraine’s east who have been occupying government buildings in more than 10 cities said Friday they will only leave them if the interim government in Kiev resigns. 749 more words

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Ill. Legislators Advance Plan To Devote $100M For Obama Presidential Library

CHICAGO (AP) — Even though Chicago is where Barack Obama got his start in politics, first lady Michelle Obama grew up and the Obamas still call their hometown, state and local officials aren’t taking for granted that the Windy City will land the president’s official library. 592 more words

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New Online Privacy Policy Allows White House To Take Twitter, Facebook Comments To Use For Public Advocacy

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new Obama administration privacy policy released Friday explains how the government will gather the user data of online visitors to WhiteHouse.gov, mobile apps and social media sites, and it clarifies that online comments, whether tirades or tributes, are in the open domain. 906 more words

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Obama: 'It's Well Past Time To Move On As A Country' To Stop Fighting Obamacare

WASHINGTON (CBSDC/AP) — Eight million people have signed up for health care through new insurance exchanges and the proportion of younger applicants has increased, President Barack Obama said Thursday. 914 more words

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