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Obama pitches help to ex-criminals, draws N.J. governor’s ire

President Barack Obama announced new measures to smooth the integration of former criminals into society but his visit to New Jersey on Monday irked the state’s governor, a struggling Republican presidential candidate. Obama, a Democrat who has made criminal justice reform a top priority of his final years in office, praised organizations in Newark for their efforts to help those ...

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Obama sends Iran deal to wary Congress, Israel urges rejection

President Barack Obama’s administration sent a nuclear agreement with Tehran to Congress on Sunday and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged U.S. lawmakers to reject a deal he said would only feed an “Iranian terror machine”. In a first concrete sign of European determination to quickly rebuild economic and political ties with Iran after a 12-year standoff, German Economy Minister ...

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