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2015 US budget calls for poor and middle class tax breaks

U.S. President Barack Obama is calling for new tax breaks for poor and middle-class Americans as part of his $3.9 trillion government spending proposal for 2015.
March 4, 2014

Obama: US examining steps to 'isolate Russia'

President Obama has condemned Russia saying it is on "the wrong side of history" for mobilizing forces around Ukraine's Crimean peninsula. His comments came as Russia moved troops into Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula by ferry.
March 3, 2014

Ukraine crisis: Obama attacks Putin over Russia's role

US president accuses his Russian counterpart of failing to respect people’s basic freedoms in both Ukraine and Syria
Guardian: February 20, 2014

Obamas host French President at State Dinner

President Barack Obama hosted French President Francois Hollande at a state dinner filled with business leaders, political donors, and Hollywood celebrities.
February 12, 2014

Obama to promote State of the Union Goals

U.S. President Barack Obama is using a two-day, four-state tour to promote the goals he laid out Tuesday night in his State of the Union address, highlighted by a pledge to advance his economic agenda, even without Congressional support.
January 29, 2014

Obama calls for action on 'profoundly unequal' economy

President Barack Obama has called for action to remedy what he described as profound income inequality and a lack of social mobility in the US.
BBC: December 5, 2013

Obama willing to work with Iran, but Congress is not: expert

As Secretary of State John Kerry works overseas to try to find an agreement on the Iran's nuclear ambitions, his efforts may be stymied by lawmakers back home.
The Voice of Russia: November 14, 2013

US spying: Senate intelligence committee orders review

The US Senate's intelligence committee has announced a major review of the country's surveillance operations.
BBC: October 29, 2013

EU says distrust of US on spying may harm terror fight

EU leaders meeting in Brussels say distrust of the US over spying could harm the fight against terrorism.
BBC: October 25, 2013

EU leaders meet as US spying allegations build

Leaders of the European Union's 28 nations will meet in Brussels on Thursday as controversy swirls over allegations the U.S. National Security Agency monitored the cell phone calls of German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
October 24, 2013