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  • Pitchfork day 2: St. Vincent rocks, Neutral Milk Hotel reunites

    Pitchfork day 2: St. Vincent rocks, Neutral Milk Hotel reunites
    Reports from Saturday, day two at the Pitchfork Music Festival in Union Park, from Greg Kot (GK) and Bob Gendron (BG): 1 p.m.: Twin Peaks guitarist Cadien Lake James gets today's Purple Heart for playing in a wheelchair with a broken ankle. The...
  • 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...
  • White House: credible prospect of nuclear deal with Iran prompted extension

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House said on Friday there was a "credible prospect for a comprehensive deal" with Iran over its nuclear program that made it necessary to extend talks with Western powers another four months. "This extension will allow...
  • Fort Meade reluctant to promote gambling

    Fort Meade reluctant to promote gambling
    Maryland's largest and most lucrative casino threw an Independence Day party this month for one of its biggest neighbors: Fort Meade, the massive Army base just five miles down the road. In many ways, it was the archetypal Fourth of July civic event...
  • Obama dice Europa debería considerar avión derribado como llamada de atención

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - El presidente de Estados Unidos, Barack Obama, dijo el viernes que el avión malasio derribado en una región ucraniana debería ser una llamada de atención para Occidente, en su intento para que el Gobierno ruso asuma su...
  • Obama signs order barring federal discrimination against gays

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama signed an executive order on Monday barring federal contractors from discriminating on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. The order did not include new exemptions for religious organizations,...
  • Obama finally lashes out on downed plane

    WASHINGTON -- On the day that saw the double whammy of the downing of a Malaysian Airlines over Ukraine and the Israeli invasion of Gaza, President Obama seemed at first conspicuously unengaged for a man customarily regarded as the leader of the "free...
  • Obama to meet Central America leaders, migrant numbers fall: officials

    Obama to meet Central America leaders, migrant numbers fall: officials
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will meet with the leaders of Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador next week to discuss cooperation on the influx of child migrants from Central America into the United States, the White House said on Friday....
  • U.S. judge OKs warrant for Google user's emails, stoking debate

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge in New York has granted prosecutors access to a Gmail user's emails as part of a criminal probe, a decision that could fan the debate over how aggressively the government may pursue data if doing so may invade people's...
  • Need campaign cash? No problem. Sue the president

    WASHINGTON House Speaker John Boehner has yet to formally file his lawsuit accusing President Barack Obama of overreaching his executive authority, but that hasn't stopped Democrats and Republicans from making a mad dash for campaign cash off the...
  • Pig producers' fight over drug looms over trade talks

    WASHINGTON R.C. Hunt, who has raised pigs for 50 years in North Carolina, offers no apologies for a common practice in the U.S. pork industry: mixing feed with a controversial drug that makes the animals grow leaner in the final weeks of their lives....