Obama attends White House Science Fair

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President Barack Obama looks over the "flood-proof" bridge design by a group of girl scouts from Tulsa, Okla., as he tours the 2014 White House Science Fair exhibits that are on display in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, May 27, 2014. Obama was celebrating the student winners of a broad range of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) competitions from across the country. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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President Barack Obama on Tuesday launched a push to get girls interested in science and technology, warning the country would miss out if it did not attract women to those fields.

"There's so much talent to be tapped if we're working together," Obama said at the annual White House Science Fair, where students from elementary to high school present winning projects. (AFP)

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