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The White House, Washington, DC, US

White House picnic for invited members of the military and their families cancelled due to rainstorms - @NBCNews

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United States

US President Barack Obama to host head of Vietnam communist party, White House says - @AFP

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Fight against Islamic State militants

White House says Biden spoke with Iraq's Abadi about recent battlefield successes against Islamic State militants - @Reuters

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2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill

White House spokesman Eric Schultz on BP settlement: 'While we have not had a chance to review this agreement in detail, we are pleased to see that this historical agreement will help repair the damage done to the local economies of the gulf and to the wetlands, wildlife and fisheries impacted so severely by the Deep Water Horizon spill.' - @Reuters

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2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill

White House says it is pleased to see historic settlement for 2010 BP oil spill - @Reuters

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US-Cuba relations

White House says it believes there is strong bipartisan support in Congress for lifting embargo on Cuba - @Reuters

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US-Cuba relations

House Speaker John Boehner on restoring ties with Cuba: 'The Obama administration is handing the Castros a lifetime dream of legitimacy without getting a thing for the Cuban people being oppressed by this brutal communist dictatorship. As I've said before, relations with the Castro regime should not be revisited, let alone normalized, until Cubans enjoy freedom - and not one second sooner'

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US-Cuba relations

Editor's note: President Obama is expected to announce this morning a U.S. agreement with Cuba to reopen embassies in each others' capitals, another milestone since December's revelation of secret talks to restore ties severed after Castro's 1961 revolution. We will carry a live stream of the president's remarks at 11 a.m. ET. - Tricia

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Hillary Clinton private email use

Newly released State Department emails reveal Obama administration officials knew of Hillary Clinton's private email as early as 2009 - @AP

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Iran nuclear program talks

In op-ed, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell asks Obama administration to pause Iran talks; says White House 'needs to remember that the consequences of a bad agreement may be to simply defer a decision on military action to the next president' - @politico

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China

White House welcomes China's climate action plan, urges all major economies to submit Intended Nationally Determined Contributions as soon as possible - statement

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Tunisia resort attack, June 26, 2015

White House: President Obama called Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi and UK Prime Minister David Cameron to offer condolences and support following attack near Sousse - statement

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Attack on factory near Lyon, France, June 26, 2015

White House: President Obama spoke with French President Hollande about Greece, agree on importance of reaching an agreement on reforms and financing; offered condolences for attack near Lyon - statement

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Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, Washington, DC, US

White House: President Obama, Brazilian President Rousseff visited Martin Luther King Jr., Memorial in DC; reflected on 'King's lifelong work for equality and justice, and against racism and intolerance' - statement

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Puerto Rico financial crisis

White House spokesman says it is ultimately the responsibility of Puerto Rico's government to resolve its debt issue - @Reuters

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Puerto Rico financial crisis

Press Secretary Josh Earnest says White House is urging Congress to take a look at options for Puerto Rico - @anitakumar01

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Greece financial crisis

White House says Greece's debt crisis poses no major, direct threat to the US economy because exposure to Greece's economy is small - @AP

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US same-sex marriage

White House spokesman says DOJ has an important responsibility to make sure licenses are issued in states opposed to same-sex marriage - @anitakumar01

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Iran nuclear program talks

White House spokesman says Iran nuclear talks likely to extend past the June 30 deadline - @Reuters

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Supreme Court of the United States

White House says its disappointed in Supreme Court ruling on air pollution rule, says there is no reason ruling should impact administration's clean power plan - @Reuters

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