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Obama vows renewed ties with Asia (CNN)

Touting himself as America’s “first Pacific president,” President Obama called on his own connections with Asia on Saturday as he pledged a renewed engagement with Asia Pacific nations based on “an enduring and revitalized alliance between the United States and Japan.”

Obama said to want revised Afghanistan options (AP via Yahoo! News)

President Barack Obama won’t accept any of the Afghanistan war options before him without changes, administration officials say, amid an argument by his own ambassador in Kabul that a significant U.S. troop increase would only prop up a weak, corruption-tainted government.

Obama’s half brother recalls their abusive father (AP via Yahoo! News)

President Barack Obama’s half brother has broken his media silence to discuss his new novel — the semi-autobiographical story of an abusive parent patterned on their late father, the mostly absent figure Obama wrote about in his own memoir.

Politics at play as Obama talks energy at MIT (AP via Yahoo! News)

President Barack Obama is doing more than promoting clean energy with a tour of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He’s pumping some energy of his own into the campaigns of New England allies facing tough re-election bids.

Obama heads to New York for campaign fundraisers (AP via Yahoo! News)

Nearly one year removed from his own election, President Barack Obama is dashing into campaign mode again, devoting coveted time toward getting Democrats elected in November and generating cash for his party in 2010.

Council split complicates Obama’s Afghan decision (AP via Yahoo! News)

President Barack Obama is confronting a split among his closest advisers on Afghanistan, reflecting divisions in his own party over whether to send in thousands more U.S. troops and complicating his efforts to adopt a war policy he can sell to a public grown weary of the 8-year-old conflict.

Advisers split complicates Obama’s Afghan decision (AP via Yahoo! News)

President Barack Obama is confronting a split among his closest advisers on Afghanistan, reflecting divisions in his own party over whether to send in thousands more U.S. troops and complicating his efforts to adopt a war policy he can sell to a public grown weary of the 8-year-old conflict.