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Trump: Lives are being 'destroyed' by allegations  President Donald Trump says lives are being 'destroyed by mere allegation' after two White House aides quit amid accusations of domestic abuse Sorensen becomes second Trump aide to quit amid abuse claims  A speechwriter has become the second White House aide this week to resign amid allegations of domestic abuse President 'tried to fire Robert Mueller'  Donald Trump ordered the firing of special counsel Robert Mueller last June, only to back down when his own White House lawyer threatened to resign Trump: Wolff book on US administration is 'full of lies'  Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House by Michael Wolff was due out on Tuesday but publication was advanced to Friday Daca Dreamers: Trump outlines demands  The White House has outlined measures, including funding for a border wall, that US President Donald Trump insists should be part of any new deal North Korea threat: Mattis warns of 'massive military response'  Pentagon chief James Mattis says any threat to the US or its allies by North Korea will be met with a 'massive military response' Houston floods: White House seeks disaster aid from Congress  The White House will ask Congress for emergency funding to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey   Steve Bannon fired as Trump White House's top strategist Map of White House USA
US metal tariffs: Mexico and Canada may be exempt  The White House says there could be exemptions to US plans to impose tariffs on metal imports, in a softening of its tough stance White House shooting: Man suffers 'self-inflicted wound' Map of White House USA
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  White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is the latest top aide of President Donald Trump to leave his post
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  White House officials have given differing messages after US Congress agreed on legislation allowing fresh sanctions against Russia
2017 Jul.22     Spicer quits: White House press secretary plays down 'row' Map of White House USA
  White House press secretary Sean Spicer has moved to minimise talk of divisions within the Trump administration after announcing his resignation
2017 Jul.12   Trump: Mood in the White House is 'fantastic'  President Donald Trump says the mood in the White House is 'fantastic' despite intense scrutiny of his campaign's alleged dealings with Russia 2017 Feb.25   Trump to skip White House correspondents' dinner  US President Donald Trump has announced he will not attend the White House Correspondents' Association dinner on 29 April 2017 Feb.24     White House bans certain news media from briefing Map of White House USA
  The White House has barred several major broadcasters and newspapers from attending an informal press briefing: BBC, CNN, the New York Times
2017 Jan.20       Inauguration of Donald Trump Map of United States Capitol Building Washington D.C USA
  The inauguration will mark the commencement of the 4-year term of Donald Trump as President and of Mike Pence as Vice President
2017 Jan.19       Trump pledges unity at concert prior to inauguration Map of Lincoln Memorial Washington DC USA
  Donald Trump has pledged to unify America as he addressed cheering supporters at a concert on the eve of his presidential inauguration
2017 Jan.1       Donald Trump makes top Republican fear environmental future Map of White House USA
  Christine Todd Whitman says she fears for the future of her seven grandchildren with Donald Trump in the White House
2016 Dec.19   Donald Trump wins electoral college vote  The US electoral college has certified Donald Trump as president, despite a last-ditch effort to deny him the White House 2016 Dec.5   White House looks to reassure China after Trump-Taiwan call  The White House says it has sought to reassure China after President-elect Donald Trump's phone call with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen 2016 Nov.10   Donald Trump and Barack Obama meet at White House  US President-elect Donald Trump has said it was a 'great honour' to meet President Barack Obama for transition talks at the White House 2016 Oct.2     Trump 'a genius' if he paid no taxes - allies Map of White House USA
  White House candidate Donald Trump's allies have said he is a 'genius' if a report is true that he paid no federal income taxes for 18 years
2016 Aug.2       Trump hits back at 'disastrous' Obama Map of White House USA
  Donald Trump has dismissed Barack Obama's time in the White House as a 'disaster' after the US president said he was not fit to succeed him
2016 May.20     White House shooting: Secret Service stops armed man Map of White House USA
  The Secret Service has shot an armed man outside the White House, according to US officials
2016 May.1     Washington DC chemical leak after CSX freight train derails Map of Rhode Island metro station Washington DC USA
  A freight train has derailed in Washington DC spilling hazardous liquid. At least nine cars of the CSX freight train overturned
2016 May.1       Obama breaks out one-liners at White House correspondents' dinner Map of White House USA
  Democrats and Republicans alike were the target of jokes by President Obama in his last White House Correspondents' dinner before leaving office
2016 Mar.28     US Capitol shooting: Police shoot armed man at visitor centre Map of US Capitol Washington USA
  Police shot an armed man as he tried to enter the US Capitol building's visitor centre in Washington, officials said
2016 Mar.12     Obama warns against campaign anger Map of White House USA
  President Barack Obama has warned White House contenders to avoid raising tensions, a day after a rally by Donald Trump was called off amid clashes
2016 Mar.10   Ex-Putin aide Mikhail Lesin died of 'blunt force trauma'  A former aide to Russian President Vladimir Putin, who was found dead in the US last year, died of blunt force trauma to the head, officials say 2016 Jan.5     Obama: US gun control inaction must end Map of White House Washington USA
  An emotional US President has unveiled new restrictions on gun purchases, saying the 'constant excuses for inaction' have to stop
2015 Nov.3       Obama will decide on Keystone pipeline during his term Map of White House USA
  The White House has said it intends to rule on the fate of the Keystone XL oil pipeline before the end of President Barack Obama's term
2015 Oct.21     Joe Biden rules out White House 2016 run   Vice-President Joe Biden has announced he will not run for the Democratic nomination in the 2016 White House race 2015 Oct.9       Russia and US to resume Syria air safety talks Map of Pentagon USA
  Russia has agreed to resume talks with the US on air safety during Syria bombing campaigns, says the Pentagon
2015 Sep.25       Xi Jinping be hosted at White House for state dinner Map of White House USA
  Xi's visit comes after President Barack Obama's trip to China in November last year
2015 Aug.26     Panda cub twin dies after mother struggled to nurse both Map of National Zoo Washington DC USA
  One of the panda cubs recently born at the National Zoo in Washington, DC has died, the zoo confirmed
2015 Aug.22     Baby panda: Washington zoo delivers twins Map of Smithsonian National Zoo USA
  A giant panda Mei Xiang at a zoo has given birth to twin cubs. Keepers only discovered Mei was pregnant during an ultrasound scan last week
2015 Jul.22   Guantanamo Bay: Closure plan in 'final stages'  The White House is in the 'final stages' of drafting a plan to close the controversial US military prison Guantanamo Bay, a spokesman has said 2015 Jul.7   Obama hosts Vietnam Communist Party leader  US President Barack Obama has held historic talks at the White House with Vietnam's Communist Party leader, Nguyen Phu Trong 2015 May.31     Joe Biden's son Beau dies of brain cancer, aged 46 Map of Walter Reed Army Medical Centre Washington USA
  Former Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden, the son of US Vice-President Joe Biden, has died of brain cancer
2015 Apr.25       Russian hackers 'accessed Obama's unclassified emails' Map of White House USA
  Russian hackers who gained access to the White House computer system last year were able to read President Obama's unclassified emails
2015 Apr.15     Small aircraft lands on US Capitol lawn Map of US Capitol Washington USA
  A small aircraft known as a gyrocopter has landed on the west lawn of the US Capitol building
2015 Apr.12     Hillary Clinton declares 2016 Democratic presidential bid Map of White House USA
  Former US Secretary of State has formally entered the 2016 race for the White House in a bid to become the first woman US president
2015 Mar.21       'IS online threat' to US military Map of Pentagon USA
  The US defence department says it is investigating an online threat allegedly made by Islamic State (IS) to about 100 of its military personnel
2015 Mar.17     'Cyanide letter' sent to White House Map of White House USA
  The US Secret Service says it is conducting further tests on an envelope posted to the White House which may contain cyanide
2015 Mar.11     White House car crash investigated Map of White House Washington USA
  The US Secret Service is investigating two senior agents after a car crash at the White House
2015 Feb.6   US has 'no proof' of hostage death  White House officials say they have not seen any evidence to confirm reports by the ISIS group that an air strike killed a US hostage 2015 Jan.15       Cameron to visit Barack Obama in Washington DC Map of White House USA
  Prime Minister David Cameron is to pay a two-day visit to the United States president Barack Obama in Washington DC, the White House has said
2014 Dec.13       Civil rights activists march on Washington Map of Pennsylvania Avenue Washington DC USA
  Thousands of civil rights protesters are marching through Washington DC, to bring attention to the recent killings of unarmed black people by police
2014 Dec.8       Prince William in first Obama talks Map of White House USA
  The Duke of Cambridge has met US President Barack Obama at the White House as part of a three-day visit
2014 Dec.6       Obama given CT scan at hospital for sore throat Map of Walter Reed hospital Washington USA
  US President Barack Obama has had a persistent sore throat, and has briefly visited a hospital for tests, the White House says
2014 Nov.13     White House security lapses detailed Map of White House USA
  An intruder armed with a knife managed to dodge guards and enter the White House because of poor communication and a series of lapses
2014 Nov.7       US to send 1,500 more troops to Iraq Map of White House USA
  The US is to send 1,500 more non-combat troops to Iraq to boost Iraqi forces fighting Islamic State (IS) militants, the White House says
2014 Sep.22     White House intruder 'had ammo in his car' Map of White House USA
  Omar Gonzalez, 42, who broke into the White House had 800 rounds of ammunition, a machete and two hatchets in his car
2014 Sep.20     White House security stepped up after intrusions Map of White House USA
  The Secret Service launched a 'comprehensive review' of procedures there after two attempted breaches in 24 hours
2014 Sep.3       White House confirms authenticity of ISIS video showing beheading Map of White House USA
  The White House confirmed the authenticity of an Internet video that showed the beheading of American reporter Steven Sotloff by ISIS
2014 Sep.1     US works to free trio in N Korea Map of White House USA
  The White House has said securing the release of three American citizens detained in North Korea is a 'top priority' and it's doing all it can
2014 May.3     Obama riffs on healthcare policy at annual reporters' dinner Map of White House USA
  Barack Obama has used the annual White House correspondents' dinner to crack jokes about his healthcare policy, his political opponents and Putin
2014 Apr.11   US refuses visa for Iran's UN choice  The White House has refused to issue a US visa to Hamid Aboutalebi, who was involved in seizure of the US embassy in 1979 2014 Feb.11     Hollande honoured at US state dinner Map of White House USA
  French President is being honoured at a lavish White House dinner, capping a US visit aimed at renewing the partnership between the allies
2014 Feb.11     White House welcomes French President Francois Hollande   US President Barack Obama has welcomed French President Francois Hollande to the White House for a day of meetings culminating in a state dinner 2014 Jan.12     Iran to start scaling back nuclear program January 20 Map of White House USA
  Iran has pledged to start eliminating some of its uranium stockpile on January 20, the White House said Sunday
2013 Dec.18   US spy agency urged to curb snooping  A White House panel has recommended significant curbs on the National Security Agency's sweeping electronic surveillance programmes 2013 Nov.21       Obama backs Senate rule change Map of White House USA
  US President has lent his support to a move by Senate Democrats to limit Republicans' ability to block White House nominations
2013 Oct.15   Obama snubs proposed US House fiscal plan  The White House has rejected a proposal from House of Representatives Republicans to extend the debt limit and reopen the federal government 2013 Oct.14     White House debt meeting postponed Map of White House USA
  White House talks on raising the US debt limit before it expires this week have been delayed to allow lawmakers more time to hammer out a deal
2013 Oct.5     Man dies after US self-immolation Map of District of Columbia USA
  A man who set himself on fire on Washington DC's National Mall has died from his injuries, police say
2013 Oct.3   Chase and gunfire at US Capitol Map of US Capitol Washington DC USA
  A police chase ended in gunfire, sparking panic at the White House and US Capitol and leaving a police officer injured in a road crash
 A female suspect was shot dead by police
2013 Jul.20     US journalist Helen Thomas dies at 92 Map of White House USA
  Helen Thomas, a trailblazing journalist who covered the White House for nearly five decades, has died aged 92
2013 May.16   White House releases Benghazi e-mails  The White House released more than 100 pages of e-mails on in a bid to quell critics who say President Obama and his aides played politics 2013 Apr.30       US President Obama is holding a news briefing Map of White House USA
  US President Obama is holding a news briefing at the White House and is expected to take questions about international and domestic issues
2013 Apr.5       Obama 'offering to cut US pensions' Map of White House USA
  US President Barack Obama is prepared to offer cuts to Americans' pensions to strike a deficit deal with Republicans, a White House official says
2013 Feb.27     White House budget cuts talks ahead Map of White House USA
  Congressional leaders head to the White House on Friday to discuss a series of deep budget cuts, on the day the measures are due to take effect
2013 Feb.2       Obama shooting picture released Map of White House USA
  The White House has released a picture of Barack Obama skeet-shooting - seemingly to settle a row over whether the president had fired a gun before
2013 Jan.31   US warns Syria over 'arms supply'  The White House has warned Syria not to transfer weapons to Hezbollah in neighbouring Lebanon 2013 Jan.20     Obama sworn in as US president Map of White House USA  Barack Obama has officially been sworn in for his second term as US president in a small ceremony at the White House 2013 Jan.11     Obama and Karzai discuss endgame   President Barack Obama has welcomed Afghan President Hamid Karzai to the White House to discuss the future role of the US in Afghanistan 2012 Dec.28       Obama 'optimistic' on cliff deal Map of White House USA
  US President Barack Obama says he is 'modestly optimistic' that a deal to avoid the 'fiscal cliff' is possible, after a last-ditch White House meeting
2012 Dec.27     Obama to host fiscal cliff talks at White House Map of White House USA
  US President Barack Obama has called Congressional leaders to talks at the White House to try to stop the US falling over the 'fiscal cliff'
2012 Dec.13     Benghazi furore ends Rice hopes Map of White House USA
  UN Ambassador Susan Rice has withdrawn her name for consideration to succeed Hillary Clinton as US secretary of state, the White House says
2012 Nov.12     Secession petitions after Obama win Map of White House USA
  More than 100,000 Americans have petitioned the White House to allow their states to secede from the US, after President Barack Obama's re-election
2012 Nov.8       Obama to make historic Burma trip Map of White House USA
  Fresh from his election win, Barack Obama will this month become the first US president to visit Burma, the White House says
2012 Jul.18   US sees Assad 'losing control' of Syria  The killing of three top figures at the heart of Syria's defence establishment shows President Bashar al-Assad is losing control, the White House says 2012 Jun.6   White House downplays Wisconsin loss  The failure of a Democratic bid to unseat Wisconsin's Republican governor should not alter the presidential election battle, the White House says 2012 Apr.26     Catholic leaders skewer Paul Ryan Map of Georgetown University USA
  Rising Republican star has been condemned by Catholic leaders for saying his controversial budget plan was inspired by church teaching
2012 Feb.23     Web privacy fears spur US plans Map of White House USA
  The White House has called on internet firms to develop stronger privacy protections for consumers
2012 Feb.22       US dismay at IAEA Iranian visit Map of White House USA
  The White House has said it is disappointed that UN nuclear inspectors were barred from a site in Iran, calling the visit a 'failure' for Iran
2012 Feb.10   Romney: I'm a true conservative  Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney has stressed his conservative record in an effort to win round doubters to his White House bid 2012 Feb.10     US 'to change' contraception rule Map of White House USA
  The White House is preparing to compromise amid a growing row with religious leaders over a new rule on providing contraception
2012 Jan.9       Obama's chief of staff steps down Map of White House USA
  White House Chief of Staff Bill Daley is stepping down, President Barack Obama has said. Budget Director Jack Lew named as his replacement
2011 Sep.28     White House dismisses Iran naval threat Map of White House USA
  The White House dismissed an Iranian threat to deploy warships near the U.S. coast, and military experts said Iran lacks the naval capability
2011 Sep.14     White House 'rushed' solar firm's loan Map of White House USA
  The White House could have rushed approval on a major government-backed loan to Solyndra , a failed solar panel firm, for political reasons
2011 Aug.10       Call for Bin Laden film inquiry Map of White House USA
  A senior Republican has called for an inquiry into reports the White House fed secrets about the killing of Bin Laden to Hollywood film-makers
2011 Aug.6     US 'must do better' after debt deal Map of White House USA
  White House: The US must do better in tackling its pressing economic challenges after a deal on debt was signed
2011 Jul.26   Republican debt plan under fire  The White House has warned that President Obama could veto a debt limit plan proposed by top House Republicans 2011 Jul.24     Geithner confident of US debt deal Map of White House USA
  The Treasury Secretary has said he is confident the White House and Congress will be able to agree a deal to reduce the US debt
2011 Jul.22     White House debt talks collapse Map of White House USA
  Republican House Speaker John Boehner has walked away from crunch debt ceiling talks at the White House with President Barack Obama
2011 Jul.10     US budget talks end with no deal Map of White House USA
  Talks at the White House to try to break the deadlock over the US national debt have broken up without agreement
2011 May.3   Bin Laden unarmed when killed  White House: Osama bin Laden was not armed but did put up resistance when U.S. forces stormed a compound and killed him 2011 Apr.27     Obama releases birth certificate Map of White House USA
  The White House releases President Barack Obama's birth certificate, in response to persistent rumours he was not born in the US
2011 Jan.27       Carney is Obama press secretary Map of White House USA
  The vice-president's communications director Jay Carney has been named as the next White House press secretary, to replace Robert Gibbs
2011 Jan.19     U.S., China pledge cooperation Map of White House USA
  U.S. President Barack Obama and Chinese President Hu Jintao lifted glasses at a White House state dinner
 Obama saying that 'let us never forget the values that our people share'
2011 Jan.18     Obama hosts China's Hu at dinner Map of White House USA
  Chinese President Hu Jintao has kicked off a four-day US visit with a rare private dinner at the White House with President Barack Obama
 Relations have been strained on currency controls, trade disputes, human rights and Taiwan
2011 Jan.6       Daley to be Obama's chief of staff Map of White House USA
  President Barack Obama has named bank executive and former commerce secretary William Daley as the next White House chief of staff
2011 Jan.4   US urges action on insider leaks  The White House is telling US agencies to create 'insider threat' programs to ferret out disgruntled workers who may leak state secrets 2010 Dec.15     Afghan reports give bleak outlook Map of White House USA
  Two new assessments paint a bleak picture of the US-led war in Afghanistan, the day before the White House unveils its review of strategy
2010 Nov.4       Obama calls party leaders meeting Map of White House USA
  US President Barack Obama has asked Republican and Democratic Congressional leaders to come to a meeting at the White House
2010 Oct.6   Oil spill probe raps White House  A commission investigating the response to the BP spill in the Gulf of Mexico has strongly criticised the White House in a number of areas 2010 Oct.6     White House critical of Pakistan's efforts Map of White House USA
  A private White House review uses unusually tough language to suggest the ally is not doing nearly enough to confront the Taliban and al Qaeda
2010 May.30     Oil leak 'worst US environment disaster' Map of White House USA
  White House energy adviser Carol Browner: The Gulf of Mexico oil spill is the worst environmental disaster the US has faced
2009 Nov.9     No Afghanistan troop decision made Map of White House USA
  White House National Security Adviser Jim Jones is vehemently denying media reports that suggest Obama has decided to send 40,000 troops
2009 Oct.18     US decision after Afghan result Map of White House USA
  The White House will take no decision on sending more troops to Afghanistan until it determines the new government is a 'true partner'
2009 Aug.25     US deficit to soar towards $1.6tn Map of White House USA
  The US budget deficit will soar to almost $1.6 trillion this year, the highest on record, both the White House and Congress have warned
2009 Jul.30       Obama hosts race row beer reunion Map of White House USA
  Black Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates has met the white officer who arrested him in his own home over a beer at the White House
2009 May.4       Obama to target overseas tax loopholes Map of White House USA
  The White House will unveil the tax code intended to close loopholes for overseas tax havens and end incentives for creating jobs overseas
2009 Apr.15     US decries N Korea's 'provocative threats' Map of White House USA
  The White House upbraided North Korea, calling on the communist nation 'to cease its provocative threats'
2009 Jan.7       Obama set for presidential lunch Map of White House USA
  US President-elect is due at the White House shortly for a high-powered lunch date
2008 Dec.12     White House considers auto rescue Map of White House USA
  The White House is considering using money earmarked to rescue the banking industry to bail out the country's struggling carmakers
2008 Dec.8     White House cool on car bail-out Map of White House USA
  The White House has given a cool initial reaction to a plan by Democrats in Congress for a $15bn bail-out of the 'Big Three' US car firms
2008 Oct.7       Obama widens lead in national poll Map of White House USA
  A new national poll suggests Obama is widening his lead over McCain in the race for the White House
2008 Sep.25     US rivals in economy crisis talks Map of White House USA  Presidential candidates McCain and Obama are due to meet President Bush at the White House for emergency talks on the economy 2008 Jul.12       Ex-Bush spokesman Snow dies Map of White House USA
  Former White House press secretary Tony Snow, 53, has died of cancer
2008 Jun.24       Bill Clinton endorses Obama bid Map of White House USA
  Former President has announced for the first time his support of fellow Democrat Barack Obama's bid for the White House
2008 May.14       Edwards endorses Obama in US race Map of White House USA
  The former Democratic presidential contender, John Edwards, has endorsed Barack Obama's bid for the White House
2008 Apr.26       Bush pokes fun at his successors Map of White House USA
  US President poked fun at his potential successors during his last White House Correspondents' Association dinner
2008 Apr.16   Pope in landmark White House trip  Bush has welcomed visiting Benedict XVI to the White House for a reception attended by thousands of well-wishers 2008 Mar.12       Clinton aide quits over race row Map of White House USA
  Geraldine Ferraro has resigned over her comment that Barack Obama would not be ahead in the race for the White House if he were not black
2008 Mar.5   Bush endorses McCain in US race  US President has endorsed John McCain's White House bid after the Vietnam veteran sealed the Republican nomination 2008 Feb.4   US rivals in frantic campaigning  White House hopefuls are jetting across the US in last-minute campaigning ahead of the biggest single day of voting ever 2007 Dec.19     Flames at US government building Map of White House USA
  The fire broke out at the Eisenhower Executive Office building, near to the West Wing of the White House and housing presidential staff
2007 Dec.3       US Democrats want rethink on Iran Map of White House USA
  The Democrat leader of the Senate, Harry Reid, said he hoped the White House would undertake 'a diplomatic surge' to engage with Iran
2007 Jul.30   Iraq to dominate Bush-Brown talks  British Prime Minister, on his maiden voyage to the White House, seeks to assure President Bush that the U.S.-British alliance remains strong 2007 Jun.28     White House firm on prosecutors Map of White House USA
  The White House, citing executive privilege, has rejected subpoenas for documents relating to the case of federal prosecutors sacked last year
2007 Jun.21     Report: Gitmo closure is near Map of White House USA
  A White House meeting has been canceled after the Bush administration was 'nearing a decision' to close the center
2007 Mar.6     White House official Libby guilty Map of White House USA
  A former key White House official has been found guilty of obstruction of justice and perjury
2007 Jan.3       Bush challenges Congress on spending Map of White House USA
  The President asked the Democrat-controlled Congress to give the White House line-item veto power to control spending
2006 Dec.18     Defence secretary Robert Gates sworn in   Gates, 63, has been sworn in a private event at the White House. A public swearing-in ceremony will be held later 2006 Nov.12       US 'open to Iran talks on Iraq' Map of White House USA
  The White House will consider talking to Iran and Syria about the future of Iraq
2006 Oct.23     US says Iraq must improve policy Map of White House USA
  A senior White House adviser Dan Bartlett said Iraq must take more responsibility on security and political issues
2006 Oct.2       Bush to welcome Turkish Prime Minister Map of White House USA
  US-President will welcome Recep Tayyip Erdogan to the White House
2006 Sep.27     Bush refuses to release full terror report Map of White House USA
  The White House refused to release the rest of a secret intelligence assessment that depicts a growing threat
2006 May.6   Bush denies CIA boss forced out  The White House has denied reports that the president had lost confidence in the CIA chief 2006 Apr.20     Bush welcomes Chinese president   President Bush welcomed Hu Jintao to the White House for talks expected to focus on trade, human rights 2006 Mar.28     Top White House aide Card resigns Map of White House USA
  White House chief of staff has resigned and will be replaced by budget director Joshua Bolten
2006 Mar.17     US warns over Iran talks tactic Map of White House USA
  The White House has expressed scepticism over an offer to hold talks with the US on Iraq
2005 Dec.21       US dismisses Saddam torture claim Map of White House USA
  White House spokesman igorously rebuffed claims that Saddam has been beaten and tortured by the US
2005 Dec.1       Bush concern at Iraq 'propaganda' Map of White House USA
  The White House has expressed concern over reports that the military is planting favourable stories
2005 Nov.29     US 'to reduce its forces in Iraq' Map of White House USA
  The White House expects conditions in Iraq will permit a reduction in the number of US forces in the country next year
2005 Nov.16     Dick Cheney lambasts Iraq critics   Vice-President has launched a vitriolic attack on politicians who accuse the White House of misusing intelligence 2005 Oct.24       Bush Selects Bernanke as New Fed Chief Map of White House USA
  President named top White House economic adviser as chairman of the Federal Reserve Board in place of Greenspan
2005 Jun.30       Hostages: Iran leader 'embassy captor' Map of White House USA
  The White House said it is taking seriously the allegations by former hostages
2005 May.11     Intruding pilots released without charges Map of White House USA
  Cessna 150 flew within three miles of the White House, prompting evacuations throughout the capital
2005 Mar.17   Belfast family encouraged by Bush talks  The family of murdered McCartney have said they are encouraged after meeting US President at the White House 2004 Oct.26   Kerry blasts Bush for 'silences'  Democrat White House hopeful has accused the President of keeping secrets from US voters 2004 Jul.30   Bush and Kerry hit campaign trail  US President and his challenger are kicking off multi-state tours, as the race for the White House steps up 2004 Mar.31       'Horrific' Iraq deaths shock US Map of White House USA
  The White House has condemned the killing and dismembering of 4 American civilian security contractors
2004 Mar.30     White House U-turn on 9/11 inquiry   The White House is to allow National Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice to testify in public and under oath 2004 Mar.21       Bush attacked on terrorism record Map of White House USA
  A former White House security expert Richard Clarke has accused President of doing a 'terrible job' of tackling terrorism
2004 Feb.20     Caucus plan for Iraq shelved Map of White House USA
  The White House acknowledged that the plan to use a caucus-style election to choose a government has been shelved
2003 Dec.9   Blunt Bush message for Taiwan  President opposes plans for a referendum in Taiwan. Premier Wen Jiaboa met Bush at the White House 2003 Nov.11     Urgent Iraq talks Map of White House USA
  The US administrator, Paul Bremer, has held talks at the White House after arriving on a surprise visit
2003 Oct.8   Rumsfeld shrugs off Iraq transfer  Defense Secretary said a decision to transfer the oversight to the White House is no reflection on his leadership 2003 Sep.30   Bush backs CIA leak probe  President has welcomed a Justice Department investigation into claims White House illegally blew the cover of an agent 2003 Sep.29   White House vows help in CIA leak probe   The White House will cooperate with the Justice Department in its initial inquiry, but will not launch an internal probe 2003 Jul.25   Abbas visits Bush at White House  In the first visit to the Bush White House by a Palestinian leader Abbas said Israel is making 'some progress' 2003 Jul.19     U.S. releases Iraq documents Map of White House USA
  The White House released excerpts from a classified document to show how intelligence wound up in Bush's address
2003 Jul.13     U.S. in damage control over Iraq Map of White House USA
  The White House is insisting Bush did not manipulate intelligence during his now controversial State of the Union address
2003 Mar.14     U.S. dismisses Chile's Iraq proposal Map of White House USA
  A compromise proposal was dismissed by White House and State Department officials as a 'nonstarter'
2003 Mar.11     White House concedes U.N. defeat Map of White House USA
  The White House paper said that the council was still divided and 'peaceful disarmament looks less and less likely'
2003 Mar.9   Powell: 'Progress' on deadline  Secretary of State said the White House was 'making some progress with the elected 10 members' 2002 Dec.22   US rebuffs Iraq's CIA invitation  A White House official has dismissed as a stunt offer to admit CIA agents to assist United Nations arms inspectors 2002 Dec.20       President Bush postpones trip to Africa Map of White House USA
  The White House is citing the standoff with Iraq and a desire to start work on domestic priorities
2002 Dec.6     Treasury chief O'Neill, Lindsey resigned Map of White House USA
  Both men were asked to resign by the White House, continuing the house cleaning of the Bush's economic team
2002 Nov.25     Ridge set to head Homeland Sec. Dept. Map of White House USA
  A Vietnam War veteran served as Homeland Security Adviser to the White House for a year
2002 Oct.26     Peace marches draw thousands Map of White House USA
  10,000 people have marched on the White House, as part of a worldwide protests against a possible war against Iraq
2002 Sep.30     White House: Iraq can't be trusted Map of White House USA
  White House pointed to repeated attempts by Iraq to shoot down allied aircraft
2002 Jul.5     Iraq invasion report Map of White House USA
  White House refused comment on a preliminary plan to attack Iraq, saying it never comments on military plans
2002 Jul.3     Air patrols to guard U.S. on Fourth Map of White House USA
  Additional workers will staff the nation's homeland security center. White House urges 'joyous' but vigilant holiday
2002 Jun.14   US condemns bomb attack  The White House has condemned a suicide attack on the US consulate as a 'vivid reminder' of the dangers Americans face 2002 Feb.1   White House warned over Enron files  The Justice Department has ordered the White House not to destroy any documents relevant to collapsed energy company 2001 Oct.23     Anthrax in White House post room   Anthrax had not reached the White House itself. Bush is unaffected 2001 Oct.5       Fury over Sharon jibe Map of White House USA
  White House condemned as unacceptable Israeli Prime Minister's accusation that the US is appeasing Arab states
2001 Sep.26   Chechens told to break with Bin Laden  White House has called on rebels to cut all links with international terrorism 2001 Sep.20     US offers airlines $15bn aid Map of White House USA
  Congress and the White House have agreed to a financial package for the airline industry
2001 Sep.14     Day of prayer and remembrance Map of White House USA
  White House declares a national day of prayer and remembrance
2000 Dec.19       Bush to meet Gore, Clinton Map of Northwest Washington USA
  At vice president's official residence in Northwest Washington
2000 Dec.17     C. Rice to be national security adviser Map of White House USA
  Bush is expected to name Condoleezza Rice as his national security adviser and A. Gonzales as White House counsel.
Apr. 15, 1865   Abraham Lincoln died   John Wilkes Booth crept up from behind and aimed at the back of Lincoln's head and fired at point-blank range, mortally wounding the President

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