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Obama Announced 330 More Commutations, for Nonviolent Drug Offenders

Obama announced 330 more commutations, for nonviolent drug offenders, bringing his total number of clemencies to 1,715. He has granted commutations to more people than the past 12 presidents combined, including 568 inmates with life sentences. He has granted 212 pardons. His final group of clemencies was the most Obama granted in a day and the most granted on one day in U.S. history.
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Don’t Be Fooled! “They Are Terrorist Not Holy Warriors says Obama”

“ In world news today, Al Qaeda and ISIL and groups like it are desperate for legitimacy. They try to portray themselves as religious leaders, holy warriors in defense of Islam,” Obama said at the White House. “We must never accept the premise that they put forth because it is a lie. Nor should we grant these terrorists the religious legitimacy that they seek. They are not religious leaders. They are terrorists.”

Source: abcnews.go.com

Most of us agree with Obama on the fact that these types of religious groups are indeed terrorist. These groups continue to commit inhumane acts against humanity, but then try to justify their actions by labeling themselves as “holy warriors.”

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Secret Service in disarray, fueling questions over Obama’s safety

By Matt Spetalnick, David Lawder and Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON (Reuters) – When Secret Service officer Timothy McCarthy took a bullet to protect Ronald Reagan in a 1981 assassination attempt and agent Jerry Parr shoved the president into a limousine, their quick reflexes projected a Hollywood-style image of invincibility around the agency. …

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Amid differences, Israel’s Netanyahu to seek reassurances from Obama on Iran

By Matt Spetalnick WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama and Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu meet for a new round in their often-tense relationship on Wednesday, facing differences over Iran diplomacy and Middle East peace efforts as well as complications from the U.S.-led fight against Islamic State militants. Hosting the Israeli prime minister in a brief visit to Washington, Obama is expected to try to find common ground with Israel, a traditionally close ally, on the most pressing issues but may have a difficult time narrowing the gap. …

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