‘My Brother’s Keeper’ Expands

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AURN - President Obama held a town hall meeting in DC where the NBA and other private sector groups announced commitments to help at risk youth through the 'My Brother's Keeper' initiative. White House Correspondent April Ryan talked with mentor and NBA star Chris Paul. LISTEN:  More news … [Read more...]

Statement by the President on Meeting with the Crew and Family of Apollo 11

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THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 22, 2014 Statement by the President on Meeting with the Crew and Family of Apollo 11 Forty-five years ago, while the world watched as one, the United States of America set foot on the moon.  It was a seminal moment … [Read more...]

My Brothers Keeper Gets Big Financial Boost from Private Sector

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By: April Ryan, AURN President Obama's legacy piece, gets a big monitory jolt along with some new directive announcements focusing on cradle to career for at risk young males of color. Millions of dollars in support is coming to help in the effort. Also, some young men from the Washington DC … [Read more...]

Taking Action to Support LGBT Workplace Equality is Good For Business

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THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 21, 2014 FACT SHEET: Taking Action to Support LGBT Workplace Equality is Good For Business America is built on the fundamental promise that if you work hard, and play by the rules, you can get ahead. But today, … [Read more...]

Malaysian Jet Shot Down Over Ukraine

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(AURN) -- Malaysia Air has now been hit with tragedy twice in recent months. Is it a coincidence or are they both terror attacks. Washington bureau Chief April Ryan talks to someone in national security to find out if the incidents are linked. President Obama calls the incident a 'terrible … [Read more...]

Hillary Clinton Appears on PBS Charlie Rose Show

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Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton appeared on the Charlie Rose Show on PBS and discussed the downing of Malaysian Air flight.  … [Read more...]

 DOJ Fulfilling a Promise for Chicago

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By: April Ryan, aprildryan.com | AURN The increasing numbers of deadly shootings in Chicago has the attention of Attorney General Eric Holder. Holder is fulfilling his plan to send help to President Obama's home town of Chicago. The Department of Justice is sending 7 additional AFT agents to … [Read more...]

The President’s Call with President Putin of Russia

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THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 17, 2014   Readout of the President’s Call with President Putin of Russia   President Obama spoke with Russian President Putin today about the situation in Ukraine and the additional sanctions on … [Read more...]

Treasury Imposes Sanctions Against Russia

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  July 16, 2014 ANNOUNCEMENT OF TREASURY SANCTIONS ON ENTITIES WITHIN THE FINANCIAL SERVICES AND ENERGY SECTORS OF RUSSIA, AGAINST ARMS OR RELATED MATERIEL ENTITIES, AND THOSE UNDERMINING UKRAINE’S SOVEREIGNTY   Actions Implement Executive Order 13662 against Two … [Read more...]

Eric Holder: Palin Wasn’t a Good VP Candidate, Even Worse Judge of Who Should Be Impeached

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Source: ABC News When Eric Holder was asked about calls by Sarah Palin to impeach Obama over the administration’s immigration policies, Holder said: “She wasn't a particularly good vice presidential candidate. She's an even worse judge of who ought to be impeached and why.” Watch: ABC News | … [Read more...]