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Obama Slams Staples on Health Care: ‘Shame on Them’

Filed under: Health Care, Retail, Barack Obama, Health Insurance, This Built America Moment Editorial/Getty Images By Doina Chiacu, Sruthi Ramakrishnan and Martin Howell WASHINGTON — U.S. President Barack Obama singled out office supply giant Staples (SPLS) as undercutting his health care reform law and said large corporations shouldn’t use the health insurance issue as an excuse for cutting wages, the ...

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Merkel, Obama, try to bridge differences on arms to Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin, center, French President Francois Hollande, right, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have talks in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Friday, Feb. 6, 2015. Russian President Vladimir Putin and the leaders of France and Germany began talks Friday on a new proposal for ending the fighting in eastern Ukraine. (AP Photo/Maxim Zmeyev, Pool) By STEVEN R. HURST, ...

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Obama praises Dalai Lama, condemns Islamic State at prayer breakfast

Andrew V. PestanoWASHINGTON, Feb. 5 (UPI) — President Barack Obama praised the Dalai Lama as his “good friend” and condemned the Islamic State during the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, D.C. Top News – UPI.com

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Obama: Good chance for Iranian nuclear deal

WASHINGTON, March 20 (UPI) — There’s a chance for Iran to reach a comprehensive nuclear agreement that would benefit its people if the rights steps are taken, President Obama said Thursday. Special Reports – UPI.com

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Michelle Obama announces funding to fight childhood obesity

NEW YORK (AP) — Michelle Obama wants kids to maintain a healthy weight. The first lady visited a school on Manhattan’s Upper West Side on Thursday to announce a $ 500 million donation funding the fight against childhood obesity. The money comes from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The initiative encourages educators and families to serve healthier food and organize ...

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Michelle Obama campaigning in Wisconsin, Illinois

By SCOTT BAUER, Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama was due back in Wisconsin on Tuesday to campaign again for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke, who is locked in a tight race with Republican Gov. Scott Walker in which both have been heavily courting women voters. Obama has been keeping a busy schedule on the campaign ...

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Obama: Good chance for Iranian nuclear deal

WASHINGTON, March 20 (UPI) — There’s a chance for Iran to reach a comprehensive nuclear agreement that would benefit its people if the rights steps are taken, President Obama said Thursday. Special Reports – UPI.com

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Obama dedicates memorial honoring wounded veterans

President Barack Obama speaks during the dedication ceremony for the American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial in Washington, Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014. (AP Photo/Molly Riley) By KEN THOMAS, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama paid tribute to disabled U.S. veterans on Sunday, pointing to the dedication of a new memorial honoring those severely injured in war as a ...

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