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  • Obama: Russia must press Ukraine rebels to allow plane probe

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama piled pressure on Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday to force pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine to stop blocking an international investigation into the downing of a passenger jet last week....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Obama presiona a Rusia para que separatistas no bloqueen investigación por avión

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - El presidente de Estados Unidos, Barack Obama, aumentó el lunes la presión sobre su par ruso, Vladimir Putin, para que obligue a los separatistas ucranianos prorrusos a no seguir obstaculizando una investigación internacional por el...