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WH: Senate GOP Putting Nation’s Security At Risk

Obama’s nominee Adam Szubin for Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Crimes, was announced in April with no hearing scheduled yet, a post intended to financially hurt ISIS

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Obama Pushes Economic Agenda, Gives Nod To Labor

Obama will update a 30-year-old rule that will double salaried workers overtime pay, a move that will please labor unions who have been in a trade battle with the president in recent months.

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Unemployment Rate Falls To Lowest Level During Obama’s Tenure

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The U.S. unemployment rate has fallen to 5.3 percent, the lowest level since April 2008

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National Security Council Condemns Egypt Attacks

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Wednesday’s incident come less than a week after ISIS coordinated simultaneous terror attacks in Tunisia and Kuwait on Friday.

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U.S., Cuba Opening Embassies

“Later this summer, Secretary Kerry will travel to Havana to formally, proudly, raise the American flag over our Embassy once more,” Obama said.

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Clinton Campaign: Benghazi Investigation A “Charade”

“The Benghazi Select Committee is spending $8,000 a day in taxpayer money to keep digging,” a new campaign video states.

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White House Removes Camera Ban On Tours

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The longstanding camera ban has been lifted. Guests are now allowed to take photos on the tour and are encouraged to share their experiences in the White House by using the hashtag #WhiteHouseTour.

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U.S. And Cuba Reach Agreement On Embassy Openings

President Barack Obama talks with President Raúl Castro of Cuba from the Oval Office, Dec. 16, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

Obama is expected to announce the final details on the negotiations from the White House later Wednesday morning.

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Interview: Trans-Awareness Group Blocks Traffic In Front Of White House

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“The president does not need to use the dysfunctional and costly and definitely unnecessary detention of LGBT people who we know cannot be protect by DHS,” Felipe Sousa-Rodriguez told TRNS.

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Anti-Climb Fence Modification To Begin At White House

The anti-climb feature will consist of sharp metal points throughout the fence and will be used temporarily while a long term solution is implemented.

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Obama: ISIL Mission ‘Not Quick’ And Syria’s Assad Must Go

“This is a longterm campaign. ISIL is opportunistic and it is nimble,” Obama said.

Clinton Comes Out Against Israeli Boycott Movement

Clinton criticized the Boycott, Divestment and Sanction (BDS) movement, a campaign to increase economic pressure on Israel and end the country’s occupation of Palestinian territories.

Gaza Reconstruction Could Take 50+ Years: Report

A Palestinian man salvages items from the rubble of his home destroyed by Israeli strikes on a building in northern Gaza Strip. August 7, 2014. UN Photo/Shareef Sarhan

A year after last summer’s fighting between Hamas and Israel, less than 1% of reconstruction materials have entered the Gaza Strip.

WH: Senate GOP Putting Nation’s Security At Risk

Obama’s nominee Adam Szubin for Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Crimes, was announced in April with no hearing scheduled yet, a post intended to financially hurt ISIS

The World in 2:00 – July 6, 2015

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A survey of hard economic times in Greece, China and Gaza.

Clinton To Give First Televised Interview Tuesday

Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton is expected to give her first nationally televised interview, amist largely avoiding the press for several months.