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Obama: U.S. welcomes Muslim refugees with ‘an open heart’


President Obama is asking Americans to remain tolerant of Muslim refugees and other immigrants, declaring Monday that the United States welcomes them "with empathy and an open heart." Obama marked the Eid al-Adha holiday by offering "warmest wishes" to Muslims in a statement from him and the first lady released by the White House. Obama […]
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Obama’s 9/11 memorial remarks include veiled criticism of Trump


President Obama used his speech on Sunday commemorating the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the United States to remind Americans that the country’s “greatest strength” is its diversity and to urge its citizens to reject those seeking to divide them. Obama spoke at the Pentagon, standing in front of a large American flag draped over […]
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