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Sep 23, 2014

Obama to address airstrikes against Islamic State: White House official

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama will make a statement on Tuesday following airstrikes for the first time against the militant group in Syria, according to the White House.

Obama will speak at 10 a.m. EDT (1400 GMT) before departing the White House for New York City to attend the U.N. climate meeting, the White House said in an emailed statement.

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Sep 19, 2014

White House anti-assault campaign uses stars, sports to reach campuses

WASHINGTON, Sept 19 (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama and Vice
President Joe Biden, who have long talked about the need to curb sexual assault
at universities, will get some help on Friday from some people who young adults
actually listen to: celebrities and athletes.

In its latest effort to help college campuses tackle the issue, the White
House is relying on a combination of the National Collegiate Athletic
Association, social media and star power to spread its message aimed at
preventing and coping with such assaults.

Sep 19, 2014