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  • President Barack Obama pauses as he speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, June 4, 2013, where he announced the nominations of, from left, Robert Wilkins, Cornelia Pillard, and Patricia Ann Millet, to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.

    Three nominees for the federal appeals court in Washington, D.C. tee up another battle with congressional Republicans.

    LAST UPDATE : Jun 04, 2013, 3:24 PM EDT
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  • FILE - In this March 28, 2013, file photo, President Barack Obama speaks in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, after a meeting with, from left, Senegal President Macky Sall; Malawi President Joyce Banda; Sierra Leone President Ernest Bai Koroma; and Cape Verde Prime Minister José Maria Pereira Neves. Obama’s trip to Africa in June 2013 may result in a stark juxtaposition between the growing power of the gay rights movement in the U.S. and the criminalization of homosexuality throughout the A

    Trip will juxtapose the growing power of the gay rights movement in the U.S. and the criminalization of homosexuality throughout the African continent.

    LAST UPDATE : May 31, 2013, 11:23 AM EDT
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  • Activists protest against agricultural biotech company Monsanto outside the White House on March 27, 2013 in Washington, DC.

    The Supreme Court said that an Indiana farmer violated Monsanto Co.'s patents on soybean seeds that are resistant to its weed-killer.

    LAST UPDATE : May 13, 2013, 2:55 PM EDT
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  • A paralyzed Irish woman who wants to die cannot legally commit suicide with her partner's help, Ireland's Supreme Court ruled.

    LAST UPDATE : Apr 29, 2013, 2:02 PM EDT
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