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President Obama, even after more than a year-and-a-half in office, has not been able to put enough pressure on different wings of his administration to work in harmony rather than at cross purposes.
Pakistan's ambassador to the United States is warning that militants will exploit the aftermath of devastating floods unless the international community moves quickly to alleviate the massive humanitarian crisis of 20 million dislocated people.
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Beginning today, it is a crime to manufacture or ship for sale a traditional 75-watt incandescent light bulb in the European Union. Autocrats in Brussels last year declared war on Edison's greatest invention with a ban on 100-watt lamps. Homes throughout the Old World will continue to dim until incandescent lighting of all types is snuffed out in 2012 - the same year the United States is scheduled to begin a phaseout schedule mirroring the European plan.
Saying that he had fulfilled his campaign promise to end the war in Iraq, a solemn President Obama on Tuesday declared U.S. combat operations over — but with violence and political gridlock continuing to plague the country, he warned that America's mission is not .
There is one problem with the government stimulus theory: No one asks where Congress got the money it spends.
If President Obama's visitors ever grow bored, they can always read the mottoes woven into the border of the Oval Office's new rug.
The Obama administration's overhaul of regulations aimed at loosening controls on the export of some military technology is drawing fire from groups that monitor arms proliferation but praise from trade groups.
A staunch ally of D.C. Mayor Adrian M. Fenty defended the activities of his anti-violence group Peaceoholics and its receipt of millions of dollars in taxpayer funds, dismissing a probe by the Office of the D.C. Auditor as an electoral ploy.