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Obama boosts climate talks with changed plans (AFP via Yahoo! News)

US President Barack Obama delivered a boost to UN climate talks in Copenhagen, agreeing to delay his visit until the end of the meeting, when the drive for a global warming pact will climax.

Obama begins China visit (CNN)

President Obama arrived in China on Sunday, where his visit has created waves — good and bad.

Obama’s Olympic pitch draws GOP complaint (AP via Yahoo! Sports)

President Obama’s decision to travel to Copenhagen to boost Chicago’s chances of winning the 2016 Olympics has drawn criticism from some Republicans, who call it a boondoggle for Obama’s hometown allies and evidence the president has blurred his priorities. Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele denounced the visit on a conference call with reporters Tuesday.