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Former House Speaker J. Dennis Hastert was indicted on federal charges Thursday, including lying to the FBI in an alleged effort to hide $3.5 million in payments to a person to conceal past misconduct.
President Obama toured the Shrine of Our Lady of Charity on Thursday, which honors the sacrifices Cuban Americans have made in achieving freedom and recognizes their contributions to the U.S.
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President Obama says federal, state and local assets are in place for the Texas flood response, but "there's going to be a lot of rebuilding."
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