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Meet the Women Leaders of the World
As far as powerful women go, Hillary Clinton has been one of the most discussed in recent months. In her concession speech Wednesday, she said, "To all the little girls who are watching this, never doubt that you are valuable and powerful and deserving of every chance and opportunity in the world
President Obama Announces Plans to Lift Sanctions on Myanmar
President Obama today announced plans to lift decades-long sanctions against Myanmar as the country's de facto leader makes a visit to the White House. Obama made the announcement to reporters in the Oval Office alongside State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi just hours after signing a proclamation
Angelina Jolie Reveals Family Secrets and Opens Up About Her Career
Angelina Jolie is the screenwriter, director and star of the upcoming film "By the Sea," though in a recent interview, she said the job she most relishes is mothering her six children. In fact, instead of focusing on garnering screen-time, the Oscar winner said right now, she's "happy to be home."
Meet The 'Mook Mafia'
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES READ THE SECRET EMAILS OF THE MEN WHO MAY RUN HILLARY CLINTON’S CAMPAIGN: For the past five years, a prominent Democratic operative who is a leading contender to manage a Hillary Clinton presidential campaign has maintained a private email listserv for
5 Things to Know This Morning
Your look at the five biggest and most buzz-worthy stories of the morning. 1. Obama Doubles Down On Immigration, Keystone Pipeline Even as far away as Myanmar , President Obama cannot escape the brewing face-off with Republicans that awaits him at home. Speaking to reporters alongside famous
Obama Doubles Down On Immigration, Keystone Pipeline
Even as far away as Myanmar , President Obama cannot escape the brewing face-off with Republicans that awaits him at home. Speaking to reporters alongside famous opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi , President Obama was adamant that, despite mounting GOP objections, he will move forward and take
President Obama Meets With Myanmar Opposition Leader Aung San Suu Kyi
President Obama was warmly welcomed as he arrived at the home of famous opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi for substantive talks. The president exited his limo and flashed a big smile as he walked up to greet Suu Kyi at the front door. As they shook hands, Obama leaned down and kissed her on the
Congress Comes Back
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES CLIMATE PROGRESS: President Obama and President Xi Jinping announced new targets on climate change last night, ABC’s ARLETTE SAENZ notes. The U.S. announced a new target to reduce net greenhouse gas emissions to 26-28 percent below 2005 levels by ...
5 Things to Watch for During President Obama's Asia Trip
Fresh off the bruising midterm loss, President Obama is shifting his focus to a host of foreign policy challenges during a dizzying week-long Asia trip. In eight days, Obama will visit three countries (China, Myanmar and Australia), attend three different summits with world leaders and cross 16
Five International Stories You'll Care About Next Week
Next week President Obama makes his sixth trip to Asia – his second this year. After visiting America’s friends like Japan, Korea and the Philippines in April, next week is set to be a tougher assignment, beginning in Beijing. The trip to China will be Obama’s first since 2009 when a newly