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A woman walks to the Supreme Court in Washington June 19, 2014. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Top court curbs presidential power on recess appointments

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday ruled against President Barack Obama by cutting back the power of the White House to temporarily fill senior government posts when facing partisan opposition in Congress, although it stopped short of a more sweeping decision against executive authority.

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