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Obama vetoes 9/11 bill; possible override by Congress looms

Washington (AP) — President Barack Obama rejected a bill Friday that would have allowed the families of 9/11 victims to sue the government of...

Obama says nations vow to take in twice as many refugees

New York (AP) — World leaders gathered at the United Nations pledged Tuesday to take in 360,000 refugees next year, President Barack Obama said,...

Nigeria’s president apologizes for plagiarizing Obama speech

Lagos, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has apologized for plagiarizing President Barack Obama's 2008 victory speech and says he will punish those...

US announces lifting of Myanmar sanctions

Washington (AP) — President Barack Obama said Wednesday the U.S. is lifting economic sanctions and restoring trade benefits to former pariah state Myanmar as...

80 million unexploded bombs: Obama pledges US help for Laos

Vientiane, Laos (AP) — Declaring a "moral obligation" to heal the wounds of a secret war, President Barack Obama on Tuesday pledged help to...

Obama cancels meeting with new Philippine President Duterte

Vientiane, Laos (AP) — President Barack Obama called off a planned meeting Tuesday with new Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, seeking distance from a U.S....

Obama vows support for Louisiana after the ‘cameras leave’

Zachary, La. (AP) — Standing amid piles of waterlogged debris, President Barack Obama on Tuesday promised a sustained national effort to rebuild flood-ravaged southern...

France reels as Bastille Day attack leaves 84 dead in Nice

NICE, France (AP) - A large truck mowed through revelers gathered for Bastille Day fireworks in Nice, killing at least 84 people and sending...

After Dalai Lama met Lady Gaga, China warns of his motives

Beijing (AP) - China warned people to be aware of what it said are nefarious motives of the Dalai Lama after he met with...

Watchdog: Cambodian PM’s family rules business world, too

BANGKOK (AP) — An extensive network of businesses controlled by the family of Cambodia's longtime leader sustains and is sustained by his authoritarian rule,...

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