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Philippine President ‘Regrets’ Calling Obama ‘Son of a Whore’

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 6, 2016 at 1:35pm 9/6/2016 at 1:35pm

President Barack Obama cancelled a meeting with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte called him a “son of a whore” on Monday. Now Duterte regrets using the language:

“While the immediate cause was my strong comments to certain press questions that elicited concern and distress we also regret it came across as a personal...

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Obama Cancels Meeting After Philippine President Calls Him Son of a Whore

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 5, 2016 at 6:30pm 9/5/2016 at 6:30pm

President Barack Obama will meet with South Korean President Park Geun-Hye on Tuesday instead of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte after he referred to Obama as a “son of a whore.” National Post reports:

In his typical foul-mouthed style, Duterte responded: “I am a president of a sovereign state and we have long...

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Obama Tells Turkey U.S. Will Help Bring Coup Plotters to Justice

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 4, 2016 at 7:30pm 9/4/2016 at 7:30pm

In July, the Turkish military attempted a coup to take out President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s regime. They failed, which led to a crackdown by the government and a purge of anyone the government felt had ties to scholar Fetullah Gulen, who they feel devised the coup. Erodgan has railed against the...

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Obama ‘deliberately snubbed’ by Chinese at G20 arrival

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 4, 2016 at 6:00pm 9/4/2016 at 6:00pm
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With less than 140 days left in the Oval Office, President Obama is attempting to ensure his legacy of foreign policy ineptitude continues on after his term ends.

It appears as if he has succeeded with the Chinese, as observers indicate he was denied the usual pomp and pageantry reserved for greeting...

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Obama creates world’s largest marine reserve – good for fish, not so good for fishermen

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 27, 2016 at 7:00am 8/27/2016 at 7:00am
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In a move that is being hailed as cementing his conservation legacy, Obama has, with the stroke of his pen, expanded a national marine monument off the coast of Hawaii to over 582,578 square miles.  This move will, however, destroy commercial fishing and potential drilling and mineral collection in a vast...

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Trump’s doing the “Presidenting” Obama won’t do

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 20, 2016 at 2:30pm 8/20/2016 at 2:30pm

I reported that the rains that hit Louisiana last week produced a “500 year flood” of epic proportions.

This week, the southern part of the state is still reeling from the storm’s devastating impact.

Approximately 280,000 people live in the areas that flooded, according to an analysis released Friday by the Baton Rouge...

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Obama Administration Transfers 15 Guantanamo Bay Prisoners

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at 6:14pm 8/16/2016 at 6:14pm

President Barack Obama transferred 15 Guantanamo Bay prisoners to the United Arab Emirates, making it the largest transfer in his time in office.

He sent 12 Yemenis and three Afghans to the Middle East country, leaving only 61 prisoners in the Cuba base. Gitmo had 242 prisoners when Obama took office...

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Erdogan Reaches Out to Obama About Extraditing Gulen

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at 1:00pm 7/20/2016 at 1:00pm

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has reached out to President Barack Obama about extraditing Fethullah Gülen, who he blames for the failed coup on Friday. The White House said:

“The president made clear to President Erdogan that the United States doesn’t support terrorists and doesn’t support individuals who conspired to overthrow a...

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Maybe Obama can send OJ out to find the Dallas sniper’s “real” motive

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 10, 2016 at 6:00pm 7/10/2016 at 6:00pm
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Given what we know about the Dallas sniper, it’s clear to most of us what his motive was in shooting and killing five officers.  As Mary noted, not only did he tell the police negotiator that he wanted to kill “white people, especially white police officers,” but he was also inspired...

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Obama Wants NATO to Remain Tough With Russia, Promises 1,000 Troops

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 8, 2016 at 4:30pm 7/8/2016 at 4:30pm

President Barack Obama wants NATO to “stand firm” against Russia until the Kremlin has fully complied with ceasefire agreements in east Ukraine.

He also promised 1,000 troops to Poland for extra security:

“In Warsaw, we must reaffirm our determination — our duty under Article 5 of the North Atlantic Treaty — to defend...

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Why Sen. Manchin is Wrong on Due Process

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 16, 2016 at 7:00pm 6/16/2016 at 7:00pm

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) has blamed due process as the reason why the government cannot pass more gun control.

From The Washington Examiner:

“The problem we have, and really the firewall we have right now, is due process. It’s all due process,” he said Thursday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.”

“We can all say we...

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House Votes to Condemn Carbon Tax

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 11, 2016 at 6:04pm 6/11/2016 at 6:04pm

The House has voted to condemn a carbon tax as “detrimental to American families and businesses.”

The Hill reports:

The House voted Friday to condemn a potential carbon tax, closing the door on a climate ch...

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New Study: ‘Super bacteria’ found in Rio’s Olympic venues

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 11, 2016 at 2:30pm 6/11/2016 at 2:30pm

In the past few weeks, concerns about the Zika virus have caused Today host Savannah Guthrie and U.S. cyclist Tejay van Garderen to cancel their plans to go to the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

A new study may cause other athletes to reconsider their sports ambitions.

Scientists have found dangerous drug-resistant “super...

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White House Confirms ‘Criminal Investigation’ Into Hillary Clinton Emails

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 10, 2016 at 2:30pm 6/10/2016 at 2:30pm

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest labeled the investigation into then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s emails as “criminal.”

From Fox News:

“That’s why the president, when discussing this issue in each stage, has reiterated his commitment to this principle that any criminal investigation should be conducted independent of any sort of political interference,”...

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Obama drains $500M From Zika response to U.N. Climate Fund

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 9, 2016 at 6:00pm 6/9/2016 at 6:00pm
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In February, President Obama said we should not “panic over Zika.”

At the same time, he asked Congress for $1.8 billion in funding for the resources to combat the Zika virus, the pathogen spreading rapidly through the Americas that can cause birth defects and neurological problems. In a rare display of fiscal...

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Obama Endorses Hillary Clinton for President

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 9, 2016 at 3:00pm 6/9/2016 at 3:00pm

President Barack Obama has endorsed Hillary Clinton for president after meeting with her opponent Sen. Bernie Sanders at the White House.

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U.S. sees lowest number of new jobs added in 6 years

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 5, 2016 at 11:00am 6/5/2016 at 11:00am

I am taking a few moments from my “Crazy California” and science coverage today to hit a topic that will be critically important in November: Jobs.

Yesterday, the media coverage I followed was focused on San...

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