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  1. 61. news | 18 Dec 2014

    US-Cuba ties thaw, White House open to Castro visit

    By AFP

    » A US visit by Cuban President Raul Castro is not out of the question, the White House said Thursday a day after he and US President Barack Obama announced a historic bilateral rapprochement.

  2. 62. news | 18 Dec 2014

    US, Cuba agree to normalise relations

    By Reuters

    » HAVANA/WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama announced Wednesday that the United States and Cuba are moving to normalise diplomatic relations more than 50 years after they were severed, the biggest US policy shift in decad...

  3. 63. news | 14 Dec 2014

    US Congress passes 2015 spending bill after bruising fight

    By AFP

    » The US Congress passed a $1.1-trillion spending bill for fiscal year 2015, capping a week of acrimonious wrangling while averting a government shutdown and sending the measure to President Barack Obama.

  4. 64. news | 07 Dec 2014

    US defends failed Yemen rescue operation

    By AFP

    » US officials Sunday defended President Barack Obama's decision to launch a special forces rescue operation in Yemen that ended with Al-Qaeda killing an American photojournalist and a South African teacher.

  5. 65. news | 07 Dec 2014

    Six Guantanamo detainees resettled in Uruguay

    By AFP

    » Six men detained at Guantanamo for more than a decade have been resettled in Uruguay, as US President Barack Obama attempts to fulfill his long-delayed promise to close the US military prison.

  6. 66. learning | 26 Dec 2012

    Santa tracker

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » First Lady Michelle Obama spent about 40 minutes on Christmas Eve with the NORAD team answering chidren's questions about Santa's current location.

  7. 67. learning | 19 Nov 2012

    What did they talk about?

    Really Easy News

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » His Majesty the King had a short conversation with US President Barack Obama yesterday. What did they talk about? (Photo Courtesy of the Royal Household Bureau)

  8. 68. learning | 07 Nov 2012

    Obama wins second term

    US Election

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » My goal today is to help you follow the election coverage in English as much as possible. I'll be updating this throughout election day, focusing mainly on the results of the election, but also on the language used...

  9. 69. learning | 28 Oct 2012

    Listening to Romney

    Understanding real English

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » We've heard from President Obama. Now practice your listening with his opponent, Governor Mitt Romney, in this excerpt from the first presidential debate.

  10. 70. learning | 24 Aug 2011

    “Mr President, what do you think about....?” (repeat)

    Video interview

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » What’s it like to interview President Obama? My former neighbour Steve Grove knows and I had a chance to ask him about his experience during my recent visit to Minnesota. (video)

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