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First lady announces one-stop job site for veterans

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April 24, 2014

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. — To help veterans leaving the military as it downsizes, the government on Wednesday started a one-stop job-shopping website for them to create resumes, connect with employers and become part of a database for companies to mine...

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The amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard is replenished at sea during amphibious force operations somewhere in the East China Sea, April 14, 2014. (Bradley J. Gee/U.S. Navy)

Obama's trip to Asia looks to refocus on region

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April 22, 2014

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will leave Tuesday for a four-nation trip to Asia, looking to recharge a focus on the region, an ambitious initiative that’s been sidetracked by domestic politics and international conflicts elsewhere.
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President Barack Obama meets with members of his National Security Staff in the Oval Office on Feb. 28, 2014. (Pete Souza/Courtesy of the White House)

Q&A: Obama discusses the Pacific 'pivot,' Okinawa presence

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April 24, 2014

The following is the full text of President Barack Obama's written response to The Yomiuri Shimbun's questions.

ASIA REBALANCE

The Yomiuri Shimbun: Asian allies of the United States very much...

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Gen. Eiji Kimizuka, the Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force chief of staff, at the ground staff office in Ichigaya, Tokyo and Maj. Gen. Michael T. Harrison Sr., listen to what the forces are doing during the Orient Shield 11 exercise at Kita-Fuji, in Lake Yamanaka Village, in Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan, Oct. 18, 2011. Harrison was relieved of his command in Japan and moved to a Pentagon post. (Charlie Helmholt/Courtesy National Guard)

Army general disciplined over mishandling of sexual-assault case in Japan

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April 24, 2014

The sexual misconduct complaints piled up on the desk of Maj. Gen. Michael T. Harrison Sr., the commander of U.S. Army forces in Japan. A colonel on his staff had been accused of having an affair with a subordinate, of drunken and inappropriate...

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