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Obama: No Video Justifies An Attack On An Embassy

President Obama tells the UN General Assembly that violent responses and protests sparked by the “Innocence of Muslims” film empower extremists and promote hate.

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Obama: Time Is Running Out For Negotiations With Iran

President Obama tells the UN General Assembly that the United States still wants to settle the Iranian nuclear issue through negotiations but that time for diplomacy is running out.

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Obama: US Will Do What It Must to Prevent an Iranian Nuclear Weapon

President Obama tells the UN General Assembly Tuesday that an Iranian nuclear state would threaten peace and security in the Middle East.

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Obama Injects Himself Into NFL Referee Dispute

The president weighed in Tuesday on an NFL labor conflict that has millions of football fans around the country begging for a settlement.

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Obama Calls On UN To Confront Religious Extremism, Incitement Against The West

(UN Photo/Marco Castro)

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WH Now Says Benghazi Was Terror Attack

The White House is now defining what happened in Benghazi, Libya over one week ago as a terrorist attack. “It is, I think, self-evident that what happened in Benghazi was a terrorist attack,” said White House spokesman, Jay Carney. Speaking to reporters aboard Air Force One, Carney stated that “our embassy was attacked violently and the […]

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Obama Marks One Year Anniversary Of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Repeal

President Barack Obama marked the one-year anniversary of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’s repeal Thursday, saying that the elimination of the controversial law banning gay and lesbian soldiers from openly serving “upheld the fundamental American values of fairness and equality.” “Gay and lesbian Americans now no longer need to hide who they love in order to […]

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Obama Rejects Pro-Coal Legislation

House Republicans are expected to pass the bill before the end of the week, but the Obama administration says it is going nowhere.

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Jobs Plan For Vets Stalls In The Senate

Needing 60 votes to shut off debate and move to a final, simple majority vote, the legislation fell just short. (Photo: Richard Miller/TRNS)

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Obama Meets With Aung San Suu Kyi

The White House announced that President Obama will meet today with longtime Burmese opposition leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi. Aung San Suu Kyi is in Washington this week meeting with officials to discuss newly re-established American relations with her country’s government. On Tuesday, she visited the State Department, where her efforts were praised by […]

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Drone Maker to Prevent Some Flights Over D.C.

The manufacturer of the drone that was discovered on the White House lawn this week has announced that it is updating its devices to disable them from flying over much of Washington, D.C.

TRNS News Notes- 1/28

Loretta Lynch: AG confirmation hearing today
Lynch: Obama doesn’t have “amnesty”
ISIS hostages: Mother’s plea
Oops: WH drops college savings plan reform
Immigration: Boehner may sue Obama
Dems put brakes on Iran sanctions bill
Wicked weather forecast: Was it wrong?

Clinton To Again Testify Over Benghazi Attack

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Hillary Clinton will testify for the second time to Congress over the terrorist attack in 2012 in Benghazi which killed four Americans, including a U.S. Ambassador

Wednesday, January 28

● Hotels can’t block “bring your own” Wi-Fi

● Mine safety agency trumps OSHA

● Price war is good for consumers

● Postal Service will keep package delivery prices

● Grocery giants agree to divestiture

● FOIA suits target swap for terrorists

 

Pentagon: No Decision Made In Bergdahl Case

The Defense Department dispelled claims made by NBC News that Bergdahl was found guilty of desertion.

Pentagon: U.S. Communicating With Houthis In Yemen

The U.S. is currently speaking with the group about its intentions in Yemen.