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Federal court strikes down Va. marriage ban

Federal court strikes down Va. marriage ban

WASHINGTON, July 28 (UPI) --A federal appeals court in Virginia has struck down the state's ban on same-sex marriage, becoming the second appeals court to do so.
Gabrielle Levy
Poll: Romney would beat Obama if 2012 election was replayed now

Poll: Romney would beat Obama if 2012 election was replayed now

WASHINGTON, July 28 (UPI) --In a replay of the 2012 election, Mitt Romney would beat President Obama by 9 percentage points but trails Hillary Clinton by 13 points, a new poll finds.
Frances Burns
Sarah Palin launches $100 per year subscription news network

Sarah Palin launches $100 per year subscription news network

WASHINGTON, July 28 (UPI) --Former governor of Alaska and right-wing media darling Sarah Palin announced Sunday she plans to launch a subscription-based news site.
Matt Bradwell
Two U.S. soldiers killed in Afghanistan

Two U.S. soldiers killed in Afghanistan

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan, July 26 (UPI) --Improvised explosive device kills two U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan, while a third dies in the U.S. from disease contracted in Afghanistan.
Danielle Haynes
Obama discusses influx of refugee children with Central American leaders

Obama discusses influx of refugee children with Central American leaders

WASHINGTON, July 25 (UPI) --President Obama said he told the presidents of Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador that action must be taken to slow the "influx" of refugee children.
Frances Burns
Janelle Monae has video of Barack Obama dancing with Usher

Janelle Monae has video of Barack Obama dancing with Usher

LOS ANGELES, July 25 (UPI) --President Obama revealed at the Democratic National Committee fundraiser Wednesday that Janelle Monae has a "blackmail" video of him dancing with Usher.
Annie Martin
Taxpayers decline bill for Obama's visit; motorcade blocks woman in labor from hospital

Taxpayers decline bill for Obama's visit; motorcade blocks woman in labor from hospital

LOS ANGELES, July 24 (UPI) --President Obama's motorcade blocked an L.A. woman in labor from accessing a hospital and a town in Washington is declining to pick up the tab for his visit.
JC Sevcik
Obama, Dems push $10.10 minimum wage with Kristen Bell's help

Obama, Dems push $10.10 minimum wage with Kristen Bell's help

WASHINGTON, July 24 (UPI) --Five years to the day since the last increase in the federal minimum wage, Democrats are renewing a call to bring the minimum up to $10.10 an hour.
Gabrielle Levy
Conservative analyst says execution is 'too good' for Obama

Conservative analyst says execution is 'too good' for Obama

SEBRING, Fla., July 24 (UPI) --Stephen Steinlight, a conservative analyst for the Center for Immigration Studies, said he thinks a medieval form of execution is "too good" for the president.
Aileen Graef
Obama lawsuit moves forward in House committee

Obama lawsuit moves forward in House committee

WASHINGTON, July 24 (UPI) --A resolution to sue President Obama passed a procedural hurdle Thursday, setting it up for passage on the House floor before Congress adjourns for recess.
Gabrielle Levy
Obama: Let's not live out 'Scandal'

Obama: Let's not live out 'Scandal'

LOS ANGELES, July 24 (UPI) --President Obama praised the show "Scandal," but said he doesn't want to be "living it out" at a fundraiser at the home of the show's creator Shonda Rhimes.
Aileen Graef
U.S. applauds Idonesia's free and fair elections, losing candidate claims corruption

U.S. applauds Idonesia's free and fair elections, losing candidate claims corruption

JAKARTA, July 23 (UPI) --Indonesian former Army Gen. Prabowo Subianto said he will appeal Tuesday's presidential election results that announced his opponent, Joko Widodo, the winner.
JC Finley
Obama administration issues new oil train safety rules

Obama administration issues new oil train safety rules

WASHINGTON, July 23 (UPI) --The Obama administration released rules that will require the use of stronger rail cars to transport flammable fuels, given a spate of derailments and spills.
Ananth Baliga
France still building aircraft carriers for Russia

France still building aircraft carriers for Russia

PARIS, July 23 (UPI) --Despite increasing economic sanctions on Russia, France is continuing to build two aircraft carriers for Russia.
Ed Adamczyk
Washington's Carlton Complex fire 'a growing and dangerous beast'

Washington's Carlton Complex fire 'a growing and dangerous beast'

WENATCHEE, Wash., July 23 (UPI) --The Carlton Complex fire, which has burned more than 400 square miles in Washington State, is a "growing and dangerous beast," Gov. Jay Inslee said.
Frances Burns
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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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