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White House: Creation Of ‘Cuban Twitter’ Was Not Covert Program

White House: Creation Of ‘Cuban Twitter’ Was Not Covert ProgramThe funding of a social media platform designed to undermine the Cuban government was not a covert American operation, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said during his regular press briefing on Thursday.

Obama Lays Out His Plan To Have Telecoms Store Call Data

Obama Lays Out His Plan To Have Telecoms Store Call DataPresident Obama announced Thursday that he has decided "the data should remain at the telephone companies."

Obama Orders Review Of Deportation Practices

Obama Orders Review Of Deportation PracticesDuring a meeting with members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, President Obama said he had ordered the Department of Homeland Security to review deportation procedures and see if they can be made more humane.

Obama: If You ‘Work More, You Should Get Paid More’

Obama: If You ‘Work More, You Should Get Paid More’Flanked by a cadre of salaried workers, President Obama signed a memo directing his labor secretary to rewrite the rules governing overtime in the country.

Will Blood Be Shed In Crimea Before Diplomacy Can Work?

Will Blood Be Shed In Crimea Before Diplomacy Can Work?Russia continues to try to wrest control of Crimea from Ukraine and now has an estimated 20,000 troops there, Bloomberg News reports.

Claims And Counterclaims Fly As CIA And Senate Exchange Fire

Claims And Counterclaims Fly As CIA And Senate Exchange FireThe Central Intelligence Agency and one of the congressional panels that oversees its work, the Senate Intelligence Committee, are in what looks to be an increasingly bitter battle over just who's been behaving improperly.

Russian Lawmakers Welcome Separatist Steps By Crimea

Russian Lawmakers Welcome Separatist Steps By CrimeaOne day after President Obama condemned steps taken by Crimea's parliament to leave Ukraine and join the Russian Federation, Russian lawmakers are welcoming such a move by Crimean separatists.

Obama’s $3.9 Trillion Budget Would Produce $564 Billion Deficit

Obama’s $3.9 Trillion Budget Would Produce $564 Billion DeficitAs expected, President Obama on Tuesday unveiled a $3.9 trillion budget plan for fiscal 2015 that his number crunchers say would produce a $564 billion deficit.

National Council Of La Raza Dubs Obama ‘Deporter-In-Chief’

National Council Of La Raza Dubs Obama ‘Deporter-In-Chief’The nation's largest Latino advocacy organization is taking its gloves off against one of its traditional allies.

NATO Urges ‘Everybody’ To Respect Ukraine’s Sovereignty

NATO Urges ‘Everybody’ To Respect Ukraine’s SovereigntySpeaking by telephone Monday, top military officials from NATO and the Russian government discussed the situation in Ukraine, with both sides expressing their concerns. NATO says it respects Ukraine's sovereignty – and it hopes it's not alone.