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  • White House aide says Republicans might try for Obama impeachment  - (Posted 18 minutes ago at Reuters)
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A top White House adviser said on Friday Republicans might try to impeach President Barack Obama over his go-it-alone immigration strategy, as Obama prepared to talk about the U.S. border crisis with Central American presidents.
  • Cellphone unlocking bill clears U.S. House, heads to Obama  - (Posted 25 minutes ago at Reuters)
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives approved legislation on Friday to give mobile-phone users the right to 'unlock' their devices and use them on competitors' wireless networks, something that is now technically illegal.
  • U.S. lawmaker urges halt to Ex-Im deals in Russia  - (Posted 2 hours ago at Reuters)
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A conservative U.S. lawmaker called on Friday for the Export-Import Bank to halt deals with Russia, while a U.S. company warned that closing the export credit agency would stymie a project helping to wean Ukraine off Russian energy.
  • Obama immigration funding request languishes in U.S. Congress  - (Posted 2 hours ago at Reuters)
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans in the U.S. Congress on Friday struggled to bridge internal differences over how to deal with a flood of child migrants at the southwestern border, mulling proposals likely to be rejected by President Barack Obama and congressional Democrats.
  • Special counsel says White House political office acted within law  - (Posted 3 hours ago at Reuters)
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House's political office did not engage in illegal partisan activity, a federal oversight agency said following a congressional hearing to probe whether taxpayer money has been used by the Obama administration for political purposes.
  • U.S. House votes overwhelmingly for say on Obama's Iraq decisions  - (Posted 3 hours ago at Reuters)
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly on Friday for a resolution that would bar President Barack Obama from sending U.S. troops for any "sustained combat role" in Iraq without congressional authorization.
  • House report blasts Eisenhower Memorial as 'five-star folly,' cites costs  - (Posted 4 hours ago at Reuters)
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The troubled Eisenhower Memorial designed by celebrity architect Frank Gehry is a "five-star folly" plagued by rising costs, construction delays and design problems, congressional investigators said on Friday.
  • Army War College probes plagiarism claims against Montana senator  - (Posted 16 hours ago at Reuters)
    (Reuters) - The U.S. Army War College has opened an inquiry into accusations that Senator John Walsh, a Montana Democrat now facing a tough election challenge, plagiarized parts of a research paper tied to a master’s degree he earned from the school.
  • Obama rails against corporate maneuver to evade U.S. taxes  - (Posted 17 hours ago at Reuters)
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama on Thursday hammered U.S. companies that avoid federal taxes by shifting their tax domiciles overseas in deals known as "inversions" and called on Congress to pass a bill to curb the practice.
  • Obama, Netherlands' Rutte agree more sanctions needed on Russia  - (Posted 17 hours ago at Reuters)
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama spoke by phone with Netherlands Prime Minister Mark Rutte on Thursday and the White House said both agreed on the need to impose more sanctions on Russia for continuing to arm pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine.
  • White House bemoans lawmakers' delay on U.S. border crisis funds  - (Posted 20 hours ago at Reuters)
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - White House officials expressed growing alarm on Thursday that Congress may not soon approve President Barack Obama's emergency request for $3.7 billion to tackle the child migration crisis on the southern border of the United States.
  • Senior U.S. lawmaker: Myanmar must reform before more sanctions easing  - (Posted 22 hours ago at Reuters)
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Jade and rubies from Myanmar will remain banned from the United States unless the Asian nation moves to end a provision in its constitution that bars opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi from running for president, a senior U.S. senator said on Thursday.
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