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President Obama on future of female entrepreneurs: 'We've got to unleash the full potential of every American-not leave more than half the team on the bench'; Obama's remarks came during White House Demo Day, a gathering of more than 90 startup founders who met to showcase their innovations in front of the President - @WHLive, @FortuneMagazine

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United States Secret Service

US Secret Service appoints George D. Mulligan as its 1st chief operating officer; Mulligan is a former director of the White House Military Office - @ABC7

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Libya regional tensions

President Obama and UN Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon discuss climate change, conflicts in Syria, Libya and Yemen in White House meeting - @TheOval

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Iran nuclear program deal

White House says international unity would be 'gutted' if a new Republican president were able to withdraw from Iran deal - @lesleyclark

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Iran nuclear program deal

White House releases full text of Iran deal with annotated comments from negotiators - @TheIranDeal

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Iran nuclear program deal

White House spokesman Josh Earnest says he doesn't have a vote tally to share on Iran nuke deal, but confident President Obama can sustain a veto - @FredLucasWH

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Obama climate change plan

White House press secretary says he has no doubt special interests, politicians in their pockets will fight power plant rule 'tooth and nail' - @joshledermanAP

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Iran nuclear program deal

White House press secretary says President Obama is to convene meeting with Jewish-American groups on Iran deal tomorrow - @Acosta

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environment

White House says President Obama's climate proposal to be unveiled tomorrow will slash power plant carbon emissions 32% off 2005 levels by 2030 - @Reuters

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Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Omar dies

White House confirms death of Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Omar, but says circumstances of death remain uncertain - @MailOnline

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The White House, Washington, DC

Update: White House lockdown lifted after fence-jumper arrested by Secret Service - @markknoller

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The White House, Washington, DC

White House reported in security lockdown after woman jumps barricade in front of White House fence on Pennsylvania Avenue - @markknoller

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Puerto Rico financial crisis

White House says it has no expectation of a federal bailout for Puerto Rico - @Reuters

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American dentist kills protected ZImbabwe lion

White House's Josh Earnest: Petition to extradite US dentist Walter Palmer to Zimbabwe has enough signatures to merit an official government response - @WestWingReport

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Planned Parenthood targeted in activist videos

White House press secretary says he doesn't know if President Obama has seen any of the undercover Planned Parenthood videos, but says he has followed news stories - @OKnox

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Iran nuclear program deal

White House asked about GOP presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz's criticism of Iran deal, says that if Congress kills deal, Iran is still going to get sanctions relief - @lesleyclark

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Planned Parenthood targeted in activist videos

White House press secretary says President Obama 'would not be supportive' of GOP effort to defund Planned Parenthood - @mikememoli

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Josh Earnest

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest slams GOP-run House for 'skipping town' on August recess, leaving important unfinished business - @markknoller

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insider trading

Obama administration asks Supreme Court justices to review insider trading case against 2 hedge fund portfolio managers - @AP

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2016 US elections

White House deputy press secretary on speculation whether Vice President Joe Biden will run for president: 'I haven't heard anything about those discussions if they're happening' - @KellyO

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