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Obama's efforts to close Guantanamo Bay

White House is considering 'wide array; of options for closing Guantanamo Bay prison, spokesman Josh Earnest says - @Reuters

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Alaska, US

White House says tallest North American mountain, Mount McKinley, to be renamed Denali - @AP

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Pakistan

President Obama invites Pakistan Prime Minister Sharif to visit White House in October, National Security Adviser Susan Rice says - @Reuters

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Beijing, Beijing, China

White House National Security Adviser Susan Rice ends 2 days of talks in Beijing; statement says Rice had talks with President Xi to reaffirm commitment to 'address disagreements forthrightly and effectively' - @markknoller

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Clean Water Act

White House: Justice Dept. considering options after federal clean water rule blocked from going into effect in certain states - @Reuters

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European migrant crisis

Press secretary says White House expects EU crackdown on human smugglers - @Dukovska36

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Barack Obama

White House says President Barack Obama has been briefed on preparation for Tropical Storm Erika - @Reuters

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Keystone pipeline debate

White House says Keystone XL review project continues to be under review by State Department; no update on timing - @Reuters

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Iran

White House says Saudi King Salman to visit President Obama at White House on Sept. 4; leaders will discuss conflicts in Yemen, Syria, and steps to counter Iran's destabilizing activities in the region - @Reuters

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White House gun control proposals

White House spokesman Josh Earnest says President Obama 'does not advocate changing the 2nd Amendment' while calling for what the administration calls 'common sense' gun law changes - @JaredRizzi

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China

White House says President Obama will 'no doubt' raise cybersecurity concerns during visit with China's President Xi Jinping, press for more rapid reforms - @Reuters

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2016 US elections

White House spokesman Josh Earnest on Donald Trump removing anchor Jorge Ramos: 'Not sure it's good press strategy to remove reporters. If it were, I'd have better security presence' - @FredLucasWH

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Virginia TV station shooting, Aug. 26, 2015

White House spokesperson Josh Earnest says Virginia shooting is 'another example of gun violence that is becoming all too common' in US - @DavidNakamura

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Virginia TV station shooting, Aug. 26, 2015

FBI, ATF helped local and state authorities with response to shooting of TV news crew, says White House spokesman - @Reuters

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Trans-Pacific Partnership trade talks

White House says President Obama, Japan PM Shinzo Abe reaffirm commitment to concluding Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement as soon as possible - @Reuters

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Shooting at Chester County, Pa., courthouse

DA identifies suspect killed during attack at Chester County, Pa., courthouse as Curtis Smith, says Smith had also been arrested at White House in March - @SabinaKuriakose, @John6abc

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Iran nuclear program deal

White House spokesman: If Congress killed Iran deal, it would send dangerous signal to international community, not just to our enemy, but our allies - @FredLucasWH

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Iran nuclear program deal

White House says it sees momentum for Iran nuclear deal in US Senate - @ReutersPolitics

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2016 US elections

White House spokesman says President Obama's choice of Biden as vice president indicates his view of Biden's capability for presidency - @Reuters

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Obama climate change plan

President Obama to visit Alaskan cities Sept. 1-2 'to view the effects of climate change firsthand,' White House says - @Ch2KTUU

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