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#Barack Obama

# barack-obama - Yesterday’s News

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.

# barack-obama - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Top Obama official: Netanyahu is a “chickenshit”

The unnamed staffer also called the Israeli PM a “coward” in a newly published article.

# barack-obama - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

American jailed over ‘Bible left in nightclub bathroom’ freed from North Korea

However, two Americans remain in hard labour camps in the country.

# barack-obama - Sunday 19 October, 2014

“We can’t give in to Ebola hysteria” – Obama

Cuba has offered to help in the fight against the disease.

# barack-obama - Saturday 18 October, 2014

Barack Obama had his credit card declined in a New York cafe

Need a lend of a fiver, Barack? No. Of course you don’t.

# barack-obama - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

The United States is getting ready to step up its battle against Ebola

President Barack Obama said that ‘SWAT-like’ response teams are needed.

# barack-obama - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Obama: We are deeply concerned about what’s happening in Kobane

The US president has committed to continued air strikes on the northern Syrian town.

# barack-obama - Monday 29 September, 2014

Israeli PM warns nuclear-capable Iran poses greater threat than Islamic State

He said “to defeat ISIS and leave Iran as a threshold nuclear state power is to win the battle and lose the war”.

# barack-obama - Friday 26 September, 2014

Ebola has killed nearly 3,000 people this year

The US President said international aid simply is not flowing into West Africa fast enough.

# barack-obama - Saturday 20 September, 2014

Jon Hamm, Connie Britton and other celebrities star in White House anti-rape video

One in five women in America are victims of sexual assault during college years.

Man jumps White House fence and makes it through the doors before being caught

US President Barack Obama was not in the building at the time.

# barack-obama - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everybody’s talking about: Micheál Martin’s bid for Taoiseach, US bombing the Islamic State, and an arrest over a serious sexual assault .

# barack-obama - Saturday 13 September, 2014

White House makes it official: The US is at war with Islamic State

“The United States is at war with ISIS in the same way that we are at war with Al-Qaeda”.

# barack-obama - Friday 12 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge This little girl met Obama and told him she was disappointed that he wasn’t Beyoncé Queen Bey

# barack-obama - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

John Kerry travels to Middle East to hold anti-IS talks

John Kerry travels to Middle East to hold anti-IS talks

Saudi has confirmed the Arab anti-IS talks with Kerry for Thursday.

From The Daily Edge This photo of a bored kid in the Oval Office is the best thing you’ll see today Bored Stiff

# barack-obama - Saturday 6 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge Barack Obama meets young family… in a field… in England Oh Hi Barack

Barack Obama meets young family… in a field… in England

And he jumped in for a family photo.

# barack-obama - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# barack-obama - Saturday 30 August, 2014

‘The water has frozen my brain’: Winners and losers and one for you to decide from the political week House Of Cards This post contains a poll This post contains videos

‘The water has frozen my brain’: Winners and losers and one for you to decide from the political week

You win some, you lose some – even during the summer recess.

# barack-obama - Thursday 28 August, 2014

Obama: ‘It’s plain to see Russia is arming rebels in Ukraine’

However the President’s suit made more waves on Twitter.

Opinion: Dramatic change is needed in American foreign policy – the people have no appetite for war

The US must no longer be impulsively ready to employ its military around the world either for its own or for others’ ends.

# barack-obama - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

Obama okays spy planes over Syria… but no airstikes yet

The US has long resisted taking action against IS inside Syria, but it’s believed the militants’ murder of journalist James Foley may have altered the President’s approach.

# barack-obama - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

ISIS is a ‘cancer’ which ‘has no place in the 21st century’ – Obama

The US president said the entire world was appalled by the brutal murder of journalist James Foley.

From The Daily Edge ‘Barack Obama’ is running for office in Brazil Yup We Can

‘Barack Obama’ is running for office in Brazil

Anything for a few votes, eh?

# barack-obama - Sunday 17 August, 2014

# barack-obama - Thursday 14 August, 2014

Police refuse to reveal who shot unarmed teenager as Obama calls for calm

The US president said while there is no excuse for violence against police, excessive force by officers could not be justified.

# barack-obama - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

Ukraine isn’t going to let Russia’s ‘humanitarian convoy’ across its border

Russia insisted its military would not be involved in the convoy, but Kiev said Moscow could only play a role as part of a broader Red Cross mission.

# barack-obama - Monday 11 August, 2014

US “urgently” shipping weapons to arm Iraqi Kurds against jihadists

France is calling on the European Union to follow suit.

# barack-obama - Sunday 10 August, 2014

Weird Wide Web: Dating abandoned animals, a Gaza smartphone game and suing Facebook

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

# barack-obama - Saturday 9 August, 2014

No end in sight: Obama warns that new US intervention in Iraq is a “long-term project”

Air strikes began yesterday and don’t look like ending any time soon.

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