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Obama White House embraces Yoga amid conservative contortions

WASHINGTON: The White House has wholeheartedly embraced Yoga as a worthy physical activity at a time some schools inAmerica are railing against the ancient Indian

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‘Peace is possible,’ Obama insists in Middle East

JERUSALEM: Insisting “peace is possible,” President Barack Obama on Thursday prodded both Israelis and Palestinians to return to long-stalled negotiations with few, if any, pre-conditions, softening his earlier demands that

Obama: US will do ‘what is necessary’ to stop Iran

JERUSALEM: President Barack Obama is warning Iran that the U.S. will “do what is necessary” to prevent the Tehran from acquiring nuclear weapons. Obama spoke after meeting Wednesday in Jerusalem

Obama heads to Israel amid low expectations

JERUSALEM: U.S. President Barack Obama arrives in Israel on Wednesday without any new peace initiative to offer disillusioned Palestinians and facing deep Israeli doubts over his pledge to prevent a

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Obama heads to Middle East with low expectations

WASHINGTON: When President Barack Obama steps into the Middle East’s political cauldron this coming week, he won’t be seeking any grand resolution for the region’s vexing problems. His goal will

Obama to sign expanded Violence Against Women Act

President Barack Obama on Thursday is set to sign legislation expanding the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) to afford domestic violence protections to gay, lesbian and transgender victims as well

Obama treats himself to boys’ weekend in Florida

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. : President Barack Obama was facing the prospect of rattling around the White House without his family during a long weekend, so he arranged a golf

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Obama uses SOTU message to push Congress on jobs, spending, guns

President Barack Obama on Tuesday urged Congress to prevent looming cuts to military and domestic programs scheduled to take place on March 1. Obama called the cuts—known in Washington as

US: Obama regional agenda ‘urgent’ on Israel visit

JERUSALEM: President Barack Obama will bring an “urgent” agenda to Israel on his upcoming visit, focusing on regional developments including Iran and Syria as well as the resumption of peace

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Obama says Boy Scouts should allow gays as members

WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama said Sunday that gays should be allowed in the Boy Scouts and women should be allowed in military combat roles, weighing in on two storied American