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|Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel announces that the Obama administration has stepped up its aid to Ukraine as tensions with Russia continue.

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Obama announces new job training initiatives
Wednesday, 16 April 2014 16:30

|President Obama announces two new programs to help community colleges prepare graduates for jobs and connect more Americans with apprenticeships.

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April 7, 2014: Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, speaks in Washington.AP

WASHINGTON – Jill Biden is promoting a new website designed to make it easier for service members, veterans, their spouses and dependents to calculate their Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits at thousands of schools and job training programs.

"In just a couple easy steps they can figure everything out," Biden told The Associated Press before she appeared Wednesday on NBC's "Today" to show off the GI Bill Comparison Tool.

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FILE: March 8, 2014: Possible GOP presidential candidate Ben Carson at the Conservative Political Action Conference, in Oxon Hill, Md.REUTERS

Conservative sage Dr. Ben Carson is claiming the White House was offended by his now-famous keynote address at the 2013 National Prayer Breakfast and asked at the time for an apology call to President Obama -- which he didn’t make.

The anecdote is found in Carson’s upcoming book “One Nation: What We Can All Do to Save America’s Future.

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|President Obama hosted a meeting at the White House with faith leaders from around the country.

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FILE: March 8, 2014: Possible GOP presidential candidate Ben Carson at the Conservative Political Action Conference, in Oxon Hill, Md.REUTERS

Conservative sage Dr. Ben Carson is claiming the White House was offended by his now-famous keynote address at the 2013 National Prayer Breakfast and asked at the time for an apology call to President Obama -- which he didn’t make.

The anecdote is found in Carson’s upcoming book “One Nation: What We Can All Do to Save America’s Future.

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A fight is brewing between American beer makers and the federal government over happy hour ... for cows. 

For centuries, brewers have given or sold the leftover grain from the brewing process to local ranchers and dairy farmers for cattle feed. But new regulations proposed by the Food and Drug Administration threaten to end that relationship. 

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"The whole brewing community was shocked about it," said Josh Deth, co-owner of Revolution Brewing in Chicago, Ill.

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A fight is brewing between American beer makers and the federal government over happy hour ... for cows. 

For centuries, brewers have given or sold the leftover grain from the brewing process to local ranchers and dairy farmers for cattle feed. But new regulations proposed by the Food and Drug Administration threaten to end that relationship. 

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"The whole brewing community was shocked about it," said Josh Deth, co-owner of Revolution Brewing in Chicago, Ill.

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April 14, 2014: The USS Donald Cook is docked in the Black Sea port of Constanta, Romania.AP

A Russian warplane made several close-range passes by an American warship in the Black Sea over the weekend, in what the Pentagon is calling a "provocative" move amid escalating tensions in the region. 

The jet, a Russian Su-24, made numerous low-altitude passes on Saturday over the USS Donald Cook, a guided-missile Navy destroyer in the western Black Sea, the Pentagon confirmed.

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|At an Easter prayer breakfast at the White House , President Obama denounced the shootings on Sunday that targeted the Jewish community in Overland Park, Kansas.

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