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Federal contract workers protest for seat at the table

Federal contract workers protest for seat at the table

WASHINGTON, July 30 (UPI) --Low-wage federal contract workers call on President Obama for more than just a minimum wage increase. They want a way to organize and do their own bargaining.
Caroline Cataldo, Medill News Service
Talk of impeachment spurs Democratic donors

Talk of impeachment spurs Democratic donors

WASHINGTON, July 30 (UPI) --Democratic donations have surged after talk of impeaching President Obama, but GOP leaders insist it won't ever come to that.
Curtis Sprung, Medill News Service
Iran rejects State Dept.'s Religious Freedom Report

Iran rejects State Dept.'s Religious Freedom Report

TEHRAN, July 30 (UPI) --The Iranian government has denounced the U.S. Department of State's findings in its just-released 'International Religious Freedom Report for 2013.'
JC Finley
Obama administration slams House version of border bill, promises veto

Obama administration slams House version of border bill, promises veto

WASHINGTON, July 30 (UPI) --The White House stepped forward Wednesday to slam the House version of a supplemental bill as a "patchwork" of "arbitrary and unrealistic demands."
Gabrielle Levy
G7 urges Russia de-escalate crisis with Ukraine or face 'intensified' costs

G7 urges Russia de-escalate crisis with Ukraine or face 'intensified' costs

WASHINGTON, July 30 (UPI) --In a joint statement issued Wednesday, G7 members expressed their "grave concern" about Russian aggression toward neighboring Ukraine.
JC Finley
Back to square one

Back to square one

Arnaud de Borchgrave: Chaos and anarchy and religious extremism are spreading from Libya to Iraq, moving into the vacuum of retreating U.S. military power.
Arnaud de Borchgrave, UPI Editor at Large
Senate advances $2.7 billion emergency border bill

Senate advances $2.7 billion emergency border bill

WASHINGTON, July 30 (UPI) --A bill to provide emergency funding to handle the flood of children coming across the southern U.S. border passed a key procedural hurdle Wednesday.
Gabrielle Levy
Standoff over highway bill imperils crucial transportation fund

Standoff over highway bill imperils crucial transportation fund

WASHINGTON, July 30 (UPI) --With two days left to strike a deal to replenish a critical funding stream for highway projects across the country, the Senate threw a twist in the process.
Gabrielle Levy
Rosneft reviews next steps following sanctions

Rosneft reviews next steps following sanctions

MOSCOW, July 30 (UPI) --Russian oil company Rosneft said it may have to postpone some projects because of "volatility" associated with economic sanctions.
Daniel J. Graeber
UPI Almanac for Wednesday, July 30, 2014

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, July 30, 2014

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, July 30, 2014
By United Press International
Europe notes 100th anniversary of World War I

Europe notes 100th anniversary of World War I

PARIS, July 30 (UPI) --Commemorations have begun across Europe, noting the 100th anniversary of the start of world War I.
Ed Adamczyk
Democrats rake in donations over impeachment chatter

Democrats rake in donations over impeachment chatter

WASHINGTON, July 29 (UPI) --Republicans insist they have no plans to impeach President Obama, but that hasn't stopped Democrats from mentioning the possibility every chance they get.
Gabrielle Levy
U.S. announces more economic sanctions against Russia

U.S. announces more economic sanctions against Russia

WASHINGTON, July 29 (UPI) --U.S. President Barack Obama unveiled new sanctions against Russia on Tuesday in response to Russian aggression toward Ukraine.
JC Finley
White House: Alleged leaked Obama-Netanyahu transcript a fake

White House: Alleged leaked Obama-Netanyahu transcript a fake

WASHINGTON, July 29 (UPI) --The White House struck down rumors of a leaked transcript of Sunday's phone call between President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
JC Finley
House slashes proposal for emergency border bill

House slashes proposal for emergency border bill

WASHINGTON, July 29 (UPI) --House Republicans put forward their version of an emergency funding bill to handle the influx of children at the southwest border.
Gabrielle Levy
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Vice-President Joe Biden, his wife, Jill, Michelle Obama and President Barack Obama waves at former President George Bush leaves the Capitol in a military helicopter following the Obama Inauguration Ceremony on Capitol Hill in Washington on January 20, 2009. (UPI Photo/John Anderson)
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Barack Hussein Obama II (i/bəˈrɑːk huːˈseɪn oʊˈbɑːmə/; born August 4, 1961) is the 44th and current President of the United States. He is the first African American to hold the office. Obama previously served as a United States Senator from Illinois, from January 2005 until he resigned following his victory in the 2008 presidential election.

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