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Saudi officials give Obama chilly reception in Riyadh

cbsnews.com — RIYADH, Saudi Arabia -- President Obama met for two hours Wednesday with Saudi Arabia's new king at a time when the friendship between the two nations is strained, to say the least. That was obvious when Air Force One landed in Riyadh.

Saudi officials: U.S. relations won't improve until Obama leaves office

cbsnews.com — RIYADH, Saudi Arabia -- President Obama met for two hours Wednesday with Saudi Arabia's new king at a time when the friendship between the two nations is strained, to say the least. That was obvious when Air Force One landed in Riyadh.

Obama warns of ISIS' potential nuclear ambitions at summit

cbsnews.com — WASHINGTON-- At a 50-nation nuclear security summit meeting today, President Barack Obama said the international community holds 2,000 tons of nuclear material and that if even a small amount fell into the wrong hands, that could be catastrophic. "The danger of a terrorist group obtaining and using a nuclear weapon is one of the greatest threats to global security," the president said.

President Obama addresses Brussels attacks during Cuba trip

cbsnews.com — HAVANA, Cuba -- President Obama left Cuba Tuesday night for Argentina. He was in Havana when he got word of the attacks in Brussels -- and did not allow the terrorists to change his travel plans. In a secure call early Tuesday morning, President Obama was briefed on the Brussels bombings.

While in Cuba, Obama calls for more respect for human rights

cbsnews.com — HAVANA -- Few Americans thought they would live to see this day -- an American president meeting with a communist president named Castro in Havana. Fifty-five years after eight U.S. aircraft bombed the Bay of Pigs -- in an attempt to overthrow the Castro dictatorship -- Air Force One flew the last mission of the Cold War with Russia.

If Syria cease-fire fails US looking at Plan B options but Russia says no backup plan

cbsnews.com — WASHINGTON -- Secretary of State John Kerry said this week that the Syrian state is at risk of fracturing if the imminent cease-fire does not work, but U.S. officials are still trying to figure out exactly what a "Plan B" for Syria would look like.

Twitter reveals it has suspended 125,000 ISIS-related accounts

cbsnews.com — Twitter announced on Friday afternoon that it has suspended 125,000 accounts that are related to the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria ( ISIS) since mid-2015. They were suspended, the social media network said, after threatening or promoting terrorist acts related to ISIS.

Iran nuclear deal goes into effect; what happens now?

cbsnews.com — The release of the Americans from Iran was a secret bargain negotiated while the United States was leading talks to dismantle Iran's nuclear weapons program. The nuclear deal went into effect this weekend. Iran agreed to suspend its program for at least 10 years.

U.S. probes reports of chemical weapons use by Assad regime in Syria

cbsnews.com — WASHINGTON -- Syrian government forces may have used poison gas in an attack on a rebel-held town just outside Damascus this week. U.S. officials say that video evidence posted by Syrian opposition groups showing victims, some wearing breathing masks and others with tubes siphoning blood from their lungs, appears to be credible.

America mourns six more service members killed in Afghanistan

cbsnews.com — WASHINGTON -- Six American service members were killed yesterday by a suicide bomber in Afghanistan in what is the worst attack on U.S. forces this year. The victims are from many different walks of life. After his first tour of Afghanistan, Detective Joseph Lemm made it home to surprise his wife and children.
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May 01, 2016

Kenneth Bae-longest-held US prisoner in North Korea- joins us 1st tomorrow on @CBSThisMorning. instagram.com/p/BE4WOoNmZYd/

May 01, 2016

RT @CIA: Join us beginning at 1:25 p.m. EDT today as we tweet the #UBLRaid as if it were happening today. pic.twitter.com/x8EBpW571f

May 01, 2016

RT @eilperin: Call it a post-presidential day: 1st Malia's news, now @POTUS @FLOTUS are now reviewing design proposals for the Obama Presidential Center

May 01, 2016

RT @sarzss: #33lions arrive at their new home Emoya at 7:35 am local time. A much delayed journey but here @CBSNews pic.twitter.com/1g8OXcKYQ9

May 01, 2016

RT @sarzss: The #33lions are roaring as they head to be loaded onto flatbed trucks at a hanger at Johannesburg airport @CBSNews https://t.cpic.twitter.com/qWJJ0yAFZ3/qWJJ0yAFZ3

May 01, 2016

RT @DebraTice: .@WhiteHouse. FYI - all American journos being held against their will are named Austin Tice - he is counting on you https:/twitter.com/markseibel/sta…t.co/hIxM2ZghGz

May 01, 2016

.@JohnKerry heads to Geneva to push for a ceasefire in Aleppo; condemns Russian aerial attacks & Assad's false "claims" to be battling Nusra

May 01, 2016

Malia Obama will take a gap year before attending @Harvard in 2017 according to @WhiteHouse statement.

May 01, 2016

RT @jrezaian: Good seeing @MajorCBS. One of the people I've most wanted to meet since my release a hundred and something days ago. https://pic.twitter.com/dHWjgFr58e.co/dHWjgFr58e

Apr 30, 2016

RT @JohnKerry: Russia has an urgent responsibility to press regime in #Syria to abide fully by the cessation of hostilities. go.usa.gov/cu8vdKUBYXh0K


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