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  • Obama: Will consult on whether more time needed for Iran talks

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Wednesday the U.S. government would consult with Congress as it decided whether additional time was needed to complete nuclear talks between Iran and Western powers beyond the July 20 deadline. Iran...
  • U.S. House passes spending bill with Dodd-Frank changes

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday passed a bill to slash funding for Wall Street oversight and revamp new agencies dedicated to cracking down on fraud against consumers and policing risks after the...
  • Obama backs Egypt cease-fire attempt between Israel, Palestinians

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama said on Wednesday he supports Egypt's attempt to reach a cease-fire between Israel and the Palestinians to head off more deadly clashes. "The Israeli people and the Palestinian people don't want to...
  • GOP: Make this election about Obama

    WASHINGTON Republicans plan to make the 2014 campaign for control of Congress a referendum on President Barack Obama, hoping discontent will help them win control of the Senate and hold their majority in the House of Representatives. Republicans need a...
  • Man hits NSA officer with SUV, leads chase

    Man hits NSA officer with SUV, leads chase
    A 32-year-old man was arrested Wednesday after he hit a National Security Agency police officer with his SUV while evading a traffic stop on Route 32 at Fort Meade, Maryland State Police said. NSA officers directed the man, identified as Darnell David...
  • Lawmakers challenge spending billions more on wars

    WASHINGTON Pentagon leaders faced a bipartisan barrage of skeptical questions Wednesday from lawmakers over President Barack Obama's request for $58.6 billion in emergency funds for conflicts in Afghanistan, Syria, Ukraine and beyond. Republican and...
  • U.S. lawmakers, lawyers argue over House Republican plan to sue Obama

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican effort to sue President Barack Obama over his use of executive powers got under way in Congress on Wednesday at a hearing where lawmakers and constitutional law experts bickered over the move in a taste of the...
  • Report: Man stopped by TSA agent who didn't know DC is in USA

    Report: Man stopped by TSA agent who didn't know DC is in USA
    Quick! How many states comprise the good ole USA? Answer: 50 States and one district, the District of Columbia, our nation's capital. Think monuments, White House, the Pentagon, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, The West Wing or The Real Housewives of D.C....
  • Obama: No quick and easy solutions to foreign policy challenges

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama, facing persistent criticism of his handling of foreign policy, counseled patience on Wednesday on meeting challenges from Iran to Ukraine to the Middle East. In brief remarks in the White House press...
  • Obama orders new sanctions against Russia

    WASHINGTON The Obama administration sought to further pinch Russia's economy Wednesday, bringing its toughest sanctions to date against major Russian banks, energy companies and weapons makers in a bid to convince the Kremlin to end its "provocations"...
  • EEUU impone las sanciones más duras hasta ahora contra Rosneft y otras firmas de Rusia

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - El presidente Barack Obama impuso el miércoles el que es hasta ahora el más grande paquete de sanciones económicas de Estados Unidos contra Rusia, golpeando al mayor productor de crudo del país, Rosneft, y a otras firmas de los...