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Rashtrapati Bhavan rolls out the red carpet for Barack Obama
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Rashtrapati Bhavan rolls out the red carpet for Barack Obama

US President Barack Obama was accorded a ceremonial red carpet welcome at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Sunday.

Obama's State of the Union Address: 'We need to make sure Govt doesn't screw things up'
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Obama's State of the Union Address: 'We need to make sure Govt doesn't screw things up'

The White House has, in an unusual move, released the full text of the State of the Union address to the public without embargo.

US penetrated North Korean computer networks in 2010: Report
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US penetrated North Korean computer networks in 2010: Report

The U.S. National Security Agency began tapping into North Korean computer networks in 2010, an effort that ultimately helped provide evidence to persuade the Obama administration that Pyongyang was behind the cyber attack on Sony Pictures.

Obama to make college accessible, proposes 2-year free community college
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Obama to make college accessible, proposes 2-year free community college

President Barack Obama said on Thursday he would offer a proposal in his State of the Union speech that would make two years of community college free for anyone willing to work for it.

Ho ho ho: Prez Obama kicks off a holly jolly Christmas by lighting White House tree
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Ho ho ho: Prez Obama kicks off a holly jolly Christmas by lighting White House tree

President Barack Obama during the 92nd annual National Christmas Tree Lighting on the Ellipse near the White House in Washington.

Obama's defence secy nominee Ashton Carter instrumental in reviving ties with India
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Obama's defence secy nominee Ashton Carter instrumental in reviving ties with India

Hoping that the Senate will confirm Carter quickly so he can get to work without delay, Hoyer said Carter is an excellent choice to serve the next Secretary of Defence.

Obama likely to name ex-Pentagon official Ashton Carter for defence secy
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Obama likely to name ex-Pentagon official Ashton Carter for defence secy

Former Pentagon official Ashton Carter is likely to be President Barack Obama's nominee for defense secretary, according to administration officials, putting him in line to take over a sprawling department that has had an uneasy relationship with the White House.

President Obama shuns 'militarized' police culture but stays away from riot-hit Ferguson
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President Obama shuns 'militarized' police culture but stays away from riot-hit Ferguson

Obama is staying away from Ferguson in the wake of the uproar over a jury's decision not to charge the cop who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown.

GOP aide forced to apologise after she says Obama's daughters must show class
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GOP aide forced to apologise after she says Obama's daughters must show class

A US lawmaker's communications director was facing social media calls she be sacked after her Facebook rant about President Barack Obama's daughters prompted widespread anger.

President Obama gets panned for beige suit in press briefing
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President Obama gets panned for beige suit in press briefing

Obama's summer fashion choice, not unprecedented among presidents — himself included — was the talk of social media on Thursday.

Obama to hold meeting on foreign fighters joining Islamic State
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Obama to hold meeting on foreign fighters joining Islamic State

President Barack Obama will convene a meeting of the UN Security Council next month on the threat posed by foreign fighters in Syria and Iraq, the White House has said, amidst reports that another American jihadi has died in Syria fighting for Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).

President Obama returns amid sharp criticism over vacation
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President Obama returns amid sharp criticism over vacation

For Obama, his nine rounds of golf over the course of two weeks on Martha's Vineyard, about five hours per round, demonstrated his need to let off some steam from the white-hot political polarization of Washington ahead of a looming partisan battle over new immigration rules he will soon issue.

Spielberg to Jimmy Kimmel: Celebs react to Robin Williams' death
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Spielberg to Jimmy Kimmel: Celebs react to Robin Williams' death

Oscar-winning actor and comedian Robin Williams was found dead at age 63 on Monday from an apparent suicide at his home in Northern California.

Revenge sanctions: Australian PM calls Russia 'a bully'
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Revenge sanctions: Australian PM calls Russia 'a bully'

Australia's prime minister dubbed Russia "a bully" and threatened stronger sanctions against the country on Friday following Russia's ban on most Western food imports.

US sanctions are putting a strain on Russian economy, says Obama
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US sanctions are putting a strain on Russian economy, says Obama

"Sanctions are working as intended in putting enormous pressure and strain on the Russian economy," Obama said.

Iraq live: Parliament deadlock ends with the election of new speaker
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Iraq live: Parliament deadlock ends with the election of new speaker

We are tracking live the latest developments of the ongoing Iraq insurgency.

Iraqi forces struggle to fightback as political deadlock continues
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Iraqi forces struggle to fightback as political deadlock continues

Iraqi forces have regrouped after the debacle that saw some soldiers abandon their positions, weapons and uniforms as militants conquered Iraq's second city of Mosul and advanced to within about 80 kilometres (50 miles) of the capital Baghdad.

Iraq live: Nurses probably being taken to Mosul, says sources
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Iraq live: Nurses probably being taken to Mosul, says sources

We are tracking live the latest developments of the ongoing Iraq insurgency.

Iraq unrest: Gunmen seize hospital with stranded Indian nurses
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Iraq unrest: Gunmen seize hospital with stranded Indian nurses

Nurses told Amnesty that the gunmen assured them that they would not be harmed. "But they are carrying guns. We are feeling threatened,” one of them said.