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  • Obama, Polish president discuss need for unity after downing of plane

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama and Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski discussed on Monday the need for increased defense spending in Europe and for transatlantic unity after the downing of a Malaysian jetliner in Ukraine, the...
  • Bank of America won't take no for a permanent answer

     Bank of America won't take no for a permanent answer
    The letter Richard Knee received from Bank of America opened with a warning: "You may be missing out on valuable offers." "According to our records, you are not being mailed offers from Bank of America because you have opted out of postal mail marketing...
  • U.S. judge tosses FDA panel report on menthol cigarettes

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge ruled on Monday in favor of two tobacco companies that challenged a 2011 U.S. Food and Drug Administration committee report on menthol cigarettes, finding three of the panel's members had conflicts of interests. U.S....
  • Obama dice hay más de una forma "auténtica de ser negro"

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - El presidente de Estados Unidos, Barack Obama, dijo el lunes a un grupo de jóvenes afroamericanos, hispanos, asiáticos y nativos norteamericanos que deben ser orgullosos de sus orígenes y sacar fuerza de sus culturas, pero que deben...
  • HHS shepherds 'border children' through the system

    WASHINGTON As more unaccompanied children from Central America are caught entering the country illegally, their plight is proving to be both a political and custodial headache for the Obama administration. Unlike children from Mexico, who are screened...
  • Obama expresa preocupación sobre crecientes bajas en Gaza: Casa Blanca

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - El presidente estadounidense Barack Obama dijo el domingo al primer ministro israelí Benjamin Netanyahu que tiene serias preocupaciones sobre el creciente número de bajas por los enfrentamientos entre Israel y los palestinos. Obama...
  • America should set standards for drone use

    America should set standards for drone use
    The increasing use in recent years of unmanned aerial vehicles, known as UAVS or drones, has spurred innovation and provoked concern. UAVs, which the U.S. Air Force now calls RPAs, or remotely piloted aircraft — a reminder that humans control them...
  • First six months of 2014 were warmest in California's history

    The first six months of 2014 were the hottest ever in California, according to the National Weather Service. The period was nearly 5 degrees warmer than the 20th century average and more than a degree hotter than the record set in 1934, the National...
  • Obama pressures on Russia, Putin in Ukraine crash probe

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama piled pressure on Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday to force pro-Russian separatists to stop blocking an international investigation into the shootdown of a passenger jet last week. In remarks...
  • Medicare plans cutting doctors

    Medicare plans cutting doctors
    Unexpected breakups can be painful, as South Florida seniors have been finding out lately. Some Medicare Advantage plans have retooled or shrunk their provider networks in the past year, forcing patients to find new physicians or facilities for...
  • Obama dice que Biden sería un "magnífico" presidente: New Yorker

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - El mandatario estadounidense, Barack Obama, dijo que Joe Biden sería un "magnífico" presidente, pero puso en duda si su vicepresidente o la potencial rival Hillary Clinton querrán soportar otra campaña por la Casa Blanca, según un...