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House OKs Pentagon reforms, bill to White House

The House voted 411-0 to approve compromise legislation hammered out by negotiators on Tuesday. The bill was approved unanimously by the Senate on Wednesday night. Obama, who has criticized cost overruns and schedule delays in major weapons programs, will sign … Continue reading

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Obama endorses same-sex marriage initiatives in three states

Statements issued by the Obama campaign in those three states urging voters to approve the gay-marriage measures on their respective November 6 ballots came five months after Obama became the first U.S. president to express support for the right of … Continue reading

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U.S., Peru wrap up trade pact despite objections

The action makes Peru the 17th free trade partner of the United States and the 14th country added to that list since Bush took office eight years ago. Two-way trade between the United States and Peru is about $9.4 billion … Continue reading

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Factbox- Keys to House-Senate panel on Wall St reform

Once finalized, the finished product would have to be approved again by both chambers then sent to President Barack Obama to be signed into law. Lawmakers hope to deliver a bill to Obama by July 4. Below is a look … Continue reading

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U.S., Russia to finalize adoption agreement soon

State Department spokesman P.J. Crowley said a fifth round of talks between U.S. and Russian officials would take place on Wednesday, when the two sides were expected to complete the agreement so that it can be signed “in the near … Continue reading

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Obama energy critics in fairy tale world- U.S. official

In a stinging rebuke to the administr mobile porn ation’s critics, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar strongly defended his department’s record on energy policy. Referring to a world of fairy tales and falsehood in the nation’s capital, Salazar said in a speech at the … Continue reading

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Air Force looks to continue the Mountain West’s streak

Posted by ESPN.com’s Graham Watson There aren’t many players remaining on t cartoon porn his Air Force team that were on the field during the 31-30 loss to Tennessee in 2006. But senior safety Chris Thomas, who was a freshman playing in his … Continue reading

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Chavez urges Obama to hand over Cuban exile

Extradition of former CIA operative Luis Posada Carriles, accused of plotting the 1976 bombing of a Cuban jet that killed 73 people, could improve bilateral ties that have for years been frayed by a war of words between the Bush … Continue reading

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UK diplomats to get access to Guantanamo detainee

The decision follows a move by U.S. President Barack Obama to prioritize a review of Mohamed’s case and could lay the ground for Mohamed, who says he was tortured while in U.S. detention, to be returned to Britain soon. “The … Continue reading

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Something’s got to give – Deficits squeeze lawmakers

As states struggle to patch their tattered budgets amid the worst fiscal crisis in decades, governors and state legislators are aware that painful choices could anger voters ahead of what looks to be an unusually competitive election season in 2010. … Continue reading

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