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cybersecurity

President Obama signs executive order creating 'Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity' within Department of Commerce - @markknoller

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North Korea nuclear program

White House says President Obama spoke with South Korean President Park Geun-Hye Monday, each condemned North's missile launch as 'destabilizing and provocative action'

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North Korea nuclear program

President Obama discussed North Korea's ballistic missile launch with Japanese PM Shinzo Abe in Monday night phone call - @AliABCNews

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cybersecurity

Obama seeks 35% hike in federal cyber budget to boost defense in proposed $19 billion request - Washington Post

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North Korea nuclear program

More: President Obama says North Korea's rocket launch is direct threat to security of US and allies, South Korea's Blue House reports - Reuters

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North Korea nuclear program

Blue House: South Korea President Park, President Obama, discuss adopting 'strong and effective' UN sanctions against North Korea - Reuters

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Fight against Islamic State militants

White House: President Obama spoke with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to discuss fight against Islamic State militants; Obama welcomes Canada's new contributions

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Italy

Photo: US President Obama and Italian President Mattarella shake hands during Mattarella's visit to the White House on Monday - @DoriToribio

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Iraqi Civil War (2014-present)

White House says US President Obama discussed situation in Iraq, Syria with Italian President Mattarella; pair also discussed critical role Italy will play in fortifying Mosul - Reuters

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Jordan

White House says Jordan's King Abdullah to visit President Obama at White House on Feb. 24 - Reuters

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Zika virus outbreak 2016

White House: Obama administration asks Congress for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funding 'to prepare for and respond to the Zika virus' - Reuters

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Illinois, US

White House: US President Obama to travel to Springfield, Ill., on Feb. 10, will address Illinois General Assembly

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United States

President Obama to propose a $2.5 billion tax credit over 5 years for businesses to invest in community colleges, hire graduates - Reuters

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North Korea nuclear program

White House: President Obama, China's Xi agree that North Korea's planned ballistic missile test would represent a provocative, destabilizing action - Reuters

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North Korea nuclear program

White House: President Obama, China's Xi agreed, in phone conversation, to coordinate efforts to respond to North Korea's Jan. 6 nuclear test - Reuters

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Obama climate change plan

President Obama, on proposed gasoline tax: the US should use this period when gas prices are low to accelerate the change to a green economy

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2016 US elections

President Obama: Republican presidential candidates have no 'coherent' strategy for economic recovery other than cutting taxes on the very wealthy

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US economic indicators

President Obama: US has recovered from fiscal crisis 'faster, stronger and more durably than any advanced economy'

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The White House, Washington, DC

Photo: President Obama delivers a statement on the US economy following the release of the January jobs report - ABC

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US economic indicators

President Obama: 'US has the strongest, most durable economy in the world'

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