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#Barack Obama

# barack-obama - Thursday 9 April, 2015

Leelah Alcorn’s legacy: US President says conversion therapy should be banned

The statement from Barack Obama comes after a petition inspired by Leelah Alcorn.

# barack-obama - Friday 3 April, 2015

‘A deranged pilot flying his nation into the rocks’ – Obama compared to Andreas Lubitz

Michele Bachman said the president’s deal with Iran has damned the souls of 300 million Americans.

# barack-obama - Monday 30 March, 2015

Immigration officer accidentally leaked world leaders’ passport numbers

An email with the details was inadvertently sent to the wrong person by an Australian immigration department worker.

# barack-obama - Thursday 26 March, 2015

Pope Francis is heading to the White House

It’ll be the pontiff’s first visit to Washington.

# barack-obama - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

WATCH: Obama denied Enda’s handshake and it was mortifying

It’s fine, just look at your hand Taoiseach.

From The Daily Edge Obama denied Enda Kenny’s handshake and it will give you extreme secondhand embarrassment Shake It Off

Obama denied Enda Kenny’s handshake and it will give you extreme secondhand embarrassment

Ground, please. Do us a solid and swallow us up.

# barack-obama - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

President Obama got quite a few gifts from Ireland today

He was presented with some very special books today by Taoiseach Enda Kenny.

Obama will get a LOAD of Irish food today, but no Tayto

It’ll all probably be destroyed though…

Kids read mean tweets about themselves and it’s heartbreaking Cyberbullying This post contains videos

Kids read mean tweets about themselves and it’s heartbreaking

Incredibly sad and powerful.

# barack-obama - Sunday 15 March, 2015

“I’m not saying I’m any funnier. I’m saying weed is now legal” – Obama plays joker-in-chief

The US President was speaking at the glitzy Gridiron Club banquet.

# barack-obama - Friday 13 March, 2015

Barack Obama reads mean tweets about himself*

*But they weren’t that mean.

# barack-obama - Thursday 12 March, 2015

Enda will be the ‘most popular man in the world’ next week

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# barack-obama - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

WATCH: A stray set of Dáil headphones caused a lot of hassle for Mick Wallace

The Deputy struggled to understand the Taoiseach’s Irish, who refused to speak in English.

# barack-obama - Saturday 7 March, 2015

White House placed on lock down as ‘loud noise’ heard

The security alert took place as reporters gathered to await President Barack Obama’s departure for Selma, Alabama.

# barack-obama - Saturday 28 February, 2015

From The42 Barack Obama has invited Stephanie Roche to spend Patrick’s Day in the White House Happy Days

Barack Obama has invited Stephanie Roche to spend Patrick’s Day in the White House

The announcement comes on the back of recent news confirming that Roche has signed with US side Houston Dash.

# barack-obama - Thursday 19 February, 2015

US at War: “The terrorists do not speak for a billion Muslims”

Barack Obama has been criticised domestically for not describing the attacks in Denmark and France as the work of “Islamic radicals”.

# barack-obama - Friday 13 February, 2015

Sneaky Obama uses Buzzfeed video to get people to care about health insurance YOLO This post contains videos

Sneaky Obama uses Buzzfeed video to get people to care about health insurance

There’s obviously a selfie stick involved.

# barack-obama - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

From Business ETC Greece has come up with a swap deal to escape its ‘debt slavery’ Let's Do A Deal

Greece has come up with a swap deal to escape its ‘debt slavery’

And it’s on the hunt for friends in Europe to back the plan.

From The42 Robbie Keane was back in the White House with his buddy Obama The West Wing

Robbie Keane was back in the White House with his buddy Obama

US President honoured the LA Galaxy and LA Kings on Monday afternoon.

# barack-obama - Sunday 1 February, 2015

Japan mourns murdered journalist but vows to continue fighting terrorism

Kenji Goto was beheaded by Islamic State militants.

# barack-obama - Monday 26 January, 2015

Man who crashed drone onto White House grounds says it was an accident

President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, were overseas when the quadcopter struck the southeast side of the grounds at about 3am.

# barack-obama - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge Obama gave his State of the Union, but this guy in the audience is all anyone can talk about SOTU

# barack-obama - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

# barack-obama - Monday 12 January, 2015

White House: ‘We should have sent someone more important to Paris march’

Security arrangements prevented Obama from attending.

Mitt Romney might run to become US President … again

“Oh, no, no, no. No, no, no, no, no. No, no, no,” he had previously said of another election campaign.

# barack-obama - Sunday 4 January, 2015

North Korea is really unhappy with the US over those new sanctions

North Korea said the US is focused on ‘inveterate repugnancy and hostility’. Ouch.

# barack-obama - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge Obama apologises to couple after they’re forced to relocate their wedding Potus

Obama apologises to couple after they’re forced to relocate their wedding

The president’s golf game is more important than a marriage. This we have learned.

# barack-obama - Saturday 27 December, 2014

Malaysia PM under fire for playing golf with Obama while 120k flee floods

“The PM needs time to take a break.”

North Korea compares Obama to ‘monkey in a tropical forest’, suffers internet blackout

The isolated country has blasted the US president over the release of ‘The Interview’.

# barack-obama - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

End of an era: After more than 50 years, the US and Cuba are talking again

“These 50 years have shown that isolation hasn’t worked. It’s time for a new approach,” said Barack Obama.

# barack-obama - Friday 12 December, 2014

US avoids West Wing-style shutdown as House passes $1.1 trillion spending bill

The late night vote followed a long day of arm-twisting by the White House as dozens of Democrats revolted over parts of the bill.

# barack-obama - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

US (finally) releases details of the CIA’s interrogation of terror suspects after 9/11

The report is expected to be a damning indictment of a secret program under the administration of former president George W Bush to question dozens of detainees.

# barack-obama - Sunday 7 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge Barack and Michelle Obama’s first date is going to be made into a film Southside With You

# barack-obama - Monday 24 November, 2014

The only Republican in Barack Obama’s national security team is resigning

Chuck Hagel is stepping down as Defence Secretary.

# barack-obama - Saturday 22 November, 2014

‘I don’t want my son’s death to be in vain’

Tensions are high ahead of the grand jury ruling on the death of Michael Brown.

# barack-obama - Sunday 16 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge Ah lads, the koala pictures… Aussie Aussie Aussie

Ah lads, the koala pictures…

It’s too much.

# barack-obama - Saturday 8 November, 2014

‘Curry my yoghurt can coca coalyer’: Here are the winners and losers from the political week

In which the water charges saga rumbled on, Obama suffered a major setback and a DUP member mocked the Irish language.

From The Daily Edge CNN is the latest to fall victim to the classic Obama-Osama mix up Switcheroo

# barack-obama - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

Disaster for Obama as Republicans win US Senate

Republicans seized at least seven seats from Senate Democrats.

# barack-obama - Saturday 1 November, 2014

Judge says nurse who refused Ebola quarantine can now leave home USA

Judge says nurse who refused Ebola quarantine can now leave home

The judge said that Kaci Hickox is not infectious.

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