U.S. budget deficit on track for drop

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The government is on track to record a significant drop in the budget deficit this year with stronger growth helping to boost tax revenues. Obama Urges Military Veterans To Defend Health-Care Law President Barack Obama urged military veterans to defend his signature health-care law and press Republican lawmakers to end budget cuts that threaten future spending on benefits The White House says President Obama is on a working vacation, a message it underscored with a statement and a picture. A White House Flickr account posted a snap of Obama with National Security Adviser Susan Rice, who also made the trip to Martha's Vineyard. Zimbabwe's longtime President Robert Mugabe said his party will not yield its victory in elections that, although disputed, were endorsed by African observers and conducted without the violence that marred previous polls.

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