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#Barack Obama

# barack-obama - Monday 21 March, 2016

Barack Obama becomes first US president to visit Cuba in nearly 90 years Let's Be Friends This post contains images

Barack Obama becomes first US president to visit Cuba in nearly 90 years

US President Barack Obama met with President Raúl Castro in Havana today.

# barack-obama - Sunday 20 March, 2016

Obama aims to end decades of hostility with historic visit to Cuba

It’s the first time a US president has visited the Communist country in almost 90 years.

# barack-obama - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

Secret Service regrets "administrative input error" that kept Gerry Adams from White House event

The Sinn Féin president was left waiting for 90 minutes by security personnel checking his documents, before deciding to leave.

Sliced bread, crisps, and cufflinks: The gifts that Enda gave the Obamas

A special Bord Bia hamper, a book on 1916 and, of course, the bowl of shamrock were among the gifts presented at the White House yesterday.

# barack-obama - Tuesday 15 March, 2016

Joe Biden thinks Enda Kenny would get 80% of the vote if he ran in America

The US vice president reckons the caretaker Taoiseach has done “a hell of a job”.

Trump, violence and one of the nastiest presidential campaigns ever

Rowdy standoffs between pro- and anti-Trump protesters — often with a racial edge to them — appear to have become the norm at rallies.

# barack-obama - Sunday 6 March, 2016

These are the childhood homes of some of the most powerful leaders in history

Some came from very humble beginnings.

# barack-obama - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

A Republican presidential candidate has said Obama was "raised white"

Ben Carson has described Obama as an “African” American.

Barack Obama is really trying to close Guantanamo Bay prison

“This is about closing a chapter in history,” the US President said today.

# barack-obama - Monday 22 February, 2016

Take a break and watch this 106-year-old dance with the Obamas Lifelong Dream This post contains videos

Take a break and watch this 106-year-old dance with the Obamas

Virginia McLaurin fulfilled a dream of visiting the White House.

# barack-obama - Sunday 21 February, 2016

From The Daily Edge #ObamaAndKids is the cutest hashtag you'll see today Potus

#ObamaAndKids is the cutest hashtag you'll see today

It will nourish your weary soul.

# barack-obama - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

Obama asks Republicans to 'rise above the venom' after judge's unexpected death

Since Antonin Scalia’s death, White House lawyers and advisers have been scrambling to refine and vet a list of potential replacements.

# barack-obama - Sunday 14 February, 2016

How the death of this Supreme Court judge has sparked a huge political battle

The coming months will see clashes between Republicans and Democrats as Obama tries to confirm a successor before he leaves the White House.

# barack-obama - Friday 22 January, 2016

From The42 Championship changes? No We Can't - Even Obama would struggle to lead reform in the GAA Column

Championship changes? No We Can't - Even Obama would struggle to lead reform in the GAA

TV3′s Tommy Martin believes the organisation is at a crossroads as the divide grows between grassroots and the elite level.

# barack-obama - Saturday 9 January, 2016

Secret Service foils plot to kidnap President Obama's pet dogs

The man arrested over the plot told agents he was ‘Jesus Christ’.

# barack-obama - Friday 8 January, 2016

Obama at CNN town hall meeting: I am not out to get your guns Imaginary Fiction This post contains videos

Obama at CNN town hall meeting: I am not out to get your guns

The US president took on the gun lobby in a forum televised on prime-time CNN last night.

# barack-obama - Sunday 3 January, 2016

Obama and Hilary want crackdown on gun violence ... Trump, not so much Mass Shootings This post contains videos

Obama and Hilary want crackdown on gun violence ... Trump, not so much

Republicans aren’t so keen on the President’s plans.

# barack-obama - Saturday 2 January, 2016

US mayor says sorry to Muslims for calling Barack Obama a Muslim

He continued his criticism of President Obama.

# barack-obama - Thursday 10 December, 2015

Russian supermarket apologises for product showing Barack Obama as a monkey

A souvenir calendar chopping board featured a photo of the US president, as the youngest in a family of chimpanzees.

# barack-obama - Monday 7 December, 2015

The accused '9/11 Five' remain in Guantanamo and probably won't ever get a real trial

Attempts to put them on trial in New York for the terrorist attacks backfired.

"This was an act of terrorism": Obama in rare Oval Office address Poisoned Minds This post contains videos

"This was an act of terrorism": Obama in rare Oval Office address

The US president has vowed to defeat the threat posed by IS.

# barack-obama - Monday 30 November, 2015

Bataclan tributes: 'Each of these numerous bouquets laid here carries much sadness'

World leaders are flocking to the scene of floral tributes left outside the Bataclan.

# barack-obama - Thursday 26 November, 2015

White House goes into lockdown after a man wearing a USA flag hops the fence God Bless America This post contains videos

White House goes into lockdown after a man wearing a USA flag hops the fence

It’s not the first time it’s happened in recent times.

# barack-obama - Saturday 21 November, 2015

One police force is using Katy Perry tracks to disperse protests

Philippine officials used the left-field tactic while Barack Obama was in town.

# barack-obama - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

9 things we learned from Barack Obama's interview with GQ

The US President says he’s quit smoking

# barack-obama - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

From The Daily Edge Barack Obama brilliantly redefined the meaning of 'playing like a girl' Play Like A Girl

Barack Obama brilliantly redefined the meaning of 'playing like a girl'

And inspired the slickest Vine ever.

# barack-obama - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

He's out: Joe Biden is NOT running for US president

The US vice president has decided not to challenge Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton.

# barack-obama - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

Remember the kid arrested over a clock? He just paid a visit to the White House

The Texas teenager was arrested after a homemade clock he brought to school was mistaken for a bomb.

# barack-obama - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

From The Daily Edge Barack Obama crashed this couple's wedding and hugged the bride Legend

# barack-obama - Saturday 10 October, 2015

No one wants to buy the Obamas' former holiday home

The mansion’s multi-million dollar price tag has already been chopped.

# barack-obama - Thursday 8 October, 2015

Rupert Murdoch under fire over tweet about 'real black President'

It’s been suggested the media mogul may need a Twitter editor (at the very least).

# barack-obama - Friday 2 October, 2015

Three people killed in separate US shooting

The shooter died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

# barack-obama - Thursday 1 October, 2015

Donald Trump: I'll send all Syrian refugees back

The US presidential candidate said many of the refugees could be members of Islamic State.

# barack-obama - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

US 'gravely concerned' as Russia bombs areas not controlled by Islamic State

It’s Moscow’s first engagement in a distant theatre of war since the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan.

# barack-obama - Sunday 27 September, 2015

Watch the moment Barack Obama met jailed drug dealers for a new prison documentary Fixing The System This post contains videos

Watch the moment Barack Obama met jailed drug dealers for a new prison documentary

The programme looks at whether non-violent drug dealers should face long jail-terms.

# barack-obama - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

When Francis met Barack: Here's what the Pope spoke about during his White House visit

Washington is pulling out all the stops for the historic visit.

# barack-obama - Thursday 3 September, 2015

Barack Obama left a lovely comment on this heartwarming Humans of New York photo

It’s a story involving a man, his son, and a load of apricots.

From The Daily Edge Barack Obama left a lovely comment on this heartwarming Humans of New York photo HONY

Barack Obama left a lovely comment on this heartwarming Humans of New York photo

It’s a story involving a man, his son, and a load of apricots.

Has Obama been drinking his own urine in a bid to highlight climate change?

The US President is taking part in Bear Grylls’ show in a bid to bring the issue to a wider audience.

# barack-obama - Monday 31 August, 2015

Is this the only man who can stop Donald Trump?

Ben Carson is neck-and-neck with Trump in the latest poll.