Obama vows to act after Republicans kill immigration bill hopes

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Obama vows to act after Republicans kill immigration bill hopes

US President Barack Obama ignited a new power showdown with Republicans on Monday, vowing to fix America's broken immigration system alone after Congress refused to vote on his top remaining domestic priority this year.

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Dormant Iraq war politics flare again

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

The Iraq war, like a disease after a period of remission, has flared up again to besmirch American politics.

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Afghan president fumes at prisoner deal made behind his back: source

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Afghan president fumes at prisoner deal made behind his back: source

The Afghan president is angry at being kept in the dark over a deal to free five Taliban leaders in exchange for a captured U.S. soldier, and accuses Washington of failing to back a peace plan for the war-torn country, a senior source said on Monday.

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Obama postpones review of US deportation policy

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago

President Barack Obama has postponed a review of US deportation policy for undocumented workers, hoping to give legislative reform a better chance, a White House official has said.

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Thermal dioxin desorption system started in Da Nang

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Thermal dioxin desorption system started in Da Nang

A thermal desorption system was put into operation at Da Nang airport on April 19, as part of a US-funded project to clean up dioxin-contaminated soil and sediment in the central city.

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US: Democrats relish chance to attack Republicans over austere budget

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US: Democrats relish chance to attack Republicans over austere budget

U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) makes remarks to the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Oxon Hill, Maryland, March 6, 2014.

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Mass surge to sign up for Obamacare

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VietNam News English 4 month(s) ago

Hundreds of thousands of Americans rushed to buy President Barack Obama's new health insurance plans on Monday, prompting a victory lap from a White House that paid a steep political price for its greatest achievement.

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Obama unveils election year 'growth and jobs' budget

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VietNam News English 5 month(s) ago 2 related news

President Barack Obama has proposed a budget for the coming fiscal year that has less to do with managing US finances than with stemming his party's losses in congressional elections.

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Obama budget sets up election-year clash with Republicans

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Obama budget sets up election-year clash with Republicans

U.S. President Barack Obama's fiscal year 2015 budget proposal is captured by the media after being delivered to the Senate Budget Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington March 4, 2014.

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Obama to campaign for minimum wage hike despite opposition

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Obama to campaign for minimum wage hike despite opposition

U.S. President Barack Obama addresses the winter meeting of the Democratic National Committee in Washington February 28, 2014.

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Watchdog report stokes US minimum wage debate

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VietNam News English 5 month(s) ago

President Barack Obama's plans to raise the minimum wage could lift 900,000 people above the poverty line but may cost half a million jobs, a congressional watchdog has said.

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Congress extends US borrowing authority until 2015

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Congress extends US borrowing authority until 2015

Lawmakers approved a 13-month extension of US borrowing authority with no strings attached Wednesday, shelving a fractious political debate over the nation's debt ceiling until after November's mid-term elections.

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US debt ceiling hike clears House, heads to Senate

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US debt ceiling hike clears House, heads to Senate

US Republicans capitulated Tuesday to President Barack Obama's call to extend the nation's borrowing authority with no strings attached, dialing back the threat of an election-year fiscal showdown.

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A "breakthrough year", declares Obama as he urges Congress to raise minimum wage

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A 'breakthrough year', declares Obama as he urges Congress to raise minimum wage

US President Barack Obama urged Congress on Tuesday to raise the federal minimum wage, challenging legislators to help reverse deepening income disparity across the country.

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Obama warns divided Congress that he will act alone

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Obama warns divided Congress that he will act alone

President Barack Obama vowed on Tuesday to bypass a divided Congress and take action on his own to bolster America's middle class in a State of the Union address that he used to try to breathe new life into his second term after a troubled year.

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