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President Obama: "Slamming the door in the face of refugees would betray our deepest values."

November 18, 2015

Today, President Obama took to Twitter to reaffirm his plan to provide refuge to the most vulnerable Syrians while ensuring the safety and security of the American people.

A Collection on Twitter

You can join the conversation on Twitter with the hashtag #RefugeesWelcome.

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Safer Communities Through Community Prosecution

November 18, 2015

As President Obama has said “[Prosecutors] do outstanding work … But every dollar they have to spend keeping nonviolent drug offenders in prison is a dollar they can’t spend going after drug kingpins, or tracking down terrorists, or hiring more police and giving them the resources that would allow them to do a more effective job community policing.”

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National Institute of Standards and Technology and Maryland TEDCO Partner to Encourage Entrepreneurship

November 18, 2015

The U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO) today announced a new grant program that will provide opportunities for researchers to turn promising NIST technologies and know-how into entrepreneurial careers and high-tech businesses.

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U.S. and Cuba to Cooperate on Sister Sanctuaries

November 18, 2015

Cross-posted from NOAA's National Marine Sanctuaries' website.
Less than a hundred miles south of the reefs and mangrove forests of Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary lay the marine ecosystems of Cuba. Though managed by different nations, these ecosystems are bound together by ocean currents and animal migrations.

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What They’re Saying: Faith-Based Organizations on Welcoming Syrian Refugees

November 18, 2015

On Monday, the President reiterated that his first priority is the safety of the American people. That is why the United States is working with a global coalition of 65 partners to degrade and ultimately destroy ISIL. The tragic event in Paris last week was terrible and sickening.

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How to Protect Your Business Name in the US and Worldwide

November 18, 2015

The process of naming your business is a complex one. Not only must it reflect your brand but you need to find ways to protect it against name hijackers,...

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Celebrating National Entrepreneur Day with ACA

November 17, 2015

Editor's note: This blog is by Rhett Buttle, the Director of Private Sector Engagement in the Secretary's Office at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
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How We're Welcoming Syrian Refugees While Ensuring Our Safety

November 17, 2015

The President’s number one priority -- and my focus every day -- is the safety and security of the American people. At the President’s direction, bolstered by a global coalition of 65 partners, we are taking the fight to ISIL -- working together to degrade and ultimately destroy the terrorist group.
 

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One Franchise Idea That’s Worth A Look

November 17, 2015

If you’ve been on the hunt for a franchise to buy, and haven’t found one that you feel is right for you; I have an idea that you may want to explore.
My idea isn’t exactly cutting-edge, but...

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President Obama at the G-20 Summit: "We Are United Against This Threat"

November 16, 2015

Early Sunday morning, President Obama arrived in Antalya, Turkey for the two-day G-20 Summit, a meeting among world leaders to discuss strategies for sustainable global economic growth.

President Barack Obama is greeted by children upon arrival at Antalya International Airport in Antalya, Turkey, Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) 

After meeting with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey, President Obama spoke about the summit in light of the terrorist attacks in Paris:

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