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Obama lays out 2017 spending priorities in final White House budget 1:29am EST

WASHINGTON U.S. President Barack Obama unveils his final White House budget on Tuesday with a blueprint for fiscal year 2017 that will lay out his spending proposals for priorities from fighting Islamic State to providing for the poor.

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Before New Hampshire primary, Trump campaign shows mellower side

PLYMOUTH, N.H. U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump came to the small town of Plymouth in the New Hampshire mountains on Sunday and promised to lower prescription drug prices, improve education and help heroin addicts get treatment. | Video

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Woman who accused Bill Clinton of assault to campaign against Hillary presidential run

NEW YORK One of the women who has accused former U.S. President Bill Clinton of sexual assault says she has agreed to work for an anti-Clinton political group being formed by a former advisor to Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.

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Obama seeks funds to fight Zika; sees no cause for panic

WASHINGTON/LONDON President Barack Obama will ask the U.S. Congress for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funds to fight Zika at home and abroad and pursue a vaccine, the White House said on Monday, but he added there is no reason to panic over the mosquito-borne virus. | Video

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Obama, Italy's Mattarella discuss fight against Islamic State in Libya

WASHINGTON U.S. President Barack Obama and Italian President Sergio Mattarella met on Monday in the White House and discussed efforts to work together to combat the Islamic State in Libya.

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