Michelle Obama: I Will Not Go Into Politics After White House

Michelle Obama: I Will Not Go Into Politics After White House
News from Voice of America:

First lady Michelle Obama speaks at The White House Summit on Working Families at a hotel in Washington, June 23, 2014.

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— U.S. first lady Michelle Obama will not go into politics after leaving the White House, she said on Monday, dismissing rumors she might follow in the footsteps of predecessor Hillary Clinton and run for the Senate after her husband leaves office.
 
At an event to promote family-friendly workplace policies, the wife of President Barack Obama was asked whether her next move would be political.
 
“No, it will not be political. It definitely will not be. It will be mission-based, service-focused,” Mrs. Obama told ABC newscaster Robin Roberts.
 
Her comment may have been aimed at shutting down recent speculation th…………… continues on Voice of America

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FBI: 168 kids rescued, 281 pimps nabbed in sex-trafficking crackdown
News from CBS News:

Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey testifies during a hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee in the Dirksne Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill on May 21, 2014, in Washington, DC. MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images

WASHINGTON — Nearly 170 victims of child sex trafficking, many of whom had never been reported missing, were rescued in the last week as part of an annual nationwide crackdown, the FBI said Monday.

Besides the 168 children rescued from the sex trade, 281 pimps were arrested during the same period on state and federal charges.

“These are not faraway kids in faraway lands,” FBI Director James Comey said in announcing the annual enforcement push known as Operation Cross Country. Instead, he added, “These are America’s children.”

This is the eighth such week long-operation, which this year unfolded in 106 cities. The FBI says nearly 3,600 children have so far been recovered from the streets.

“There is no more meaningful work that the FBI participates in than rescuing children,” Comey said.

He said one concerning trend is the increasing prevalence of children who are being prostituted online.

While announcing the results of the crackdown on Monday, the

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