RNC to TV Networks: Pull Clinton Movies, or No Debates

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-08_12e7a5ffb9.jpgWin McNamee/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- The Republican National Committee has a message for NBC and CNN: If they don’t pull their planned Hillary Clinton miniseries and movie, no RNC partnered 2016 debates for them. RNC Chairman Reince Priebus wrote a letter to the heads of both networks to “express his deep disappointment”, writing that the networks are “promoting former Secretary Hillary Clinton ahead of her likely candidacy for the Democratic nomination for president in 2016."

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Obama Celebrates 52nd Birthday

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-08_cfb32f5fb5.jpgJEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- President Obama celebrated his 52nd birthday on Sunday, and spent part of his day at the Camp David presidential retreat. The president gave a birthday shout-out to himself by writing “Still got it” alongside a photo of himself on Instagram.

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White House Overrules Ban on Apple iPhone 4, iPad 2

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-08_e7c4f201d7.jpgANDREAS SOLARO/AFP/GettyImages (WASHINGTON) -- The Obama administration has decided to allow Apple to keep importing older versions of the iPhone and iPad, reversing a decision by the International Trade Commission. In June, the ITC ruled to ban Apple from importing the iPhone 4 and iPad 2 for U.S. sale, because Apple had violated Samsung patents.

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White House: New President Means 'Opportunity' for Iran

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-08_2aa726f497.jpgATTA KENARE/AFP/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- Iran has a new president, and the White House is greeting him with cautious optimism. President Hassan Rouhani was sworn in on Sunday, officially succeeding Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the outgoing Iranian president who was term-limited this year.

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General: 'Wouldn't Surprise Me' if Snowden Gave Info to China, Russia

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-08_856072a65d.jpgABC News (WASHINGTON) -- Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said that he wouldn’t be surprised if the Russian and Chinese governments had already acquired classified American information allegedly taken by Edward Snowden while he was working as a government contractor for the National Security Agency.

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