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#Barack Obama

# barack-obama - Thursday 1 October, 2015

Donald Trump: I'll send all Syrian refugees back
# Backtracking
# Backtracking

Donald Trump: I'll send all Syrian refugees back

Oct 1st 2015, 7:31 AM 20,147 Views 99 Comments

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
# Syria
# Syria

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

Sep 30th 2015, 9:30 PM 37,510 Views 211 Comments

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
# Fixing The System

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

Sep 27th 2015, 10:40 PM 17,384 Views 18 Comments

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
# US Visit
# US Visit

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

Sep 23rd 2015, 8:00 PM 16,958 Views 69 Comments

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
# HONY
# HONY

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

Sep 3rd 2015, 8:55 PM 34,821 Views 27 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 3rd 2015, 6:21 PM 5,865 Views 0 Comments

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?
# Refreshing
# Refreshing

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

Sep 3rd 2015, 6:55 AM 19,276 Views 35 Comments

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?
# Republican Wars
# Republican Wars

Is this the only man who can stop Donald Trump?

Aug 31st 2015, 8:00 PM 18,381 Views 30 Comments

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

# barack-obama - Monday 17 August, 2015

The government's 'certificate of Irishness' is being scrapped due to lack of interest
# Dead Cert
# Dead Cert

The government's 'certificate of Irishness' is being scrapped due to lack of interest

Aug 17th 2015, 5:15 PM 20,969 Views 44 Comments

Only 179 of the things were sold this year.

# barack-obama - Sunday 16 August, 2015

Barack Obama has been showing off his taste in music
# Dj Commander-in-chief
# Dj Commander-in-chief

Barack Obama has been showing off his taste in music

Aug 16th 2015, 2:34 PM 22,989 Views 24 Comments

There is a bit of Irish representation on the list.

# barack-obama - Monday 3 August, 2015

# barack-obama - Saturday 25 July, 2015

People in Kenya are naming their kids Air Force One in honour of Obama's visit
# Kenya Believe It
# Kenya Believe It

People in Kenya are naming their kids Air Force One in honour of Obama's visit

Jul 25th 2015, 2:49 PM 11,627 Views 60 Comments

Why not just Barack?

# barack-obama - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

'My name belonged and so I belonged' - Barack Obama is about to return to his 'homeland'
# Kenya
# Kenya

'My name belonged and so I belonged' - Barack Obama is about to return to his 'homeland'

Jul 22nd 2015, 10:32 PM 20,036 Views 28 Comments

The president has visited Kenya before, but never as president.

# barack-obama - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

Barack Obama dealt a deft side-swipe to Trump during his final 'Daily Show'
# Later Jon
# Later Jon

Barack Obama dealt a deft side-swipe to Trump during his final 'Daily Show'

Jul 21st 2015, 10:47 PM 33,290 Views 46 Comments

Obama also threatened to issue an “executive order” to stop the host from leaving.

# barack-obama - Thursday 16 July, 2015

Obama weighs in on sexual assault allegations against Bill Cosby
# Petition
# Petition

Obama weighs in on sexual assault allegations against Bill Cosby

Jul 16th 2015, 7:38 AM 19,331 Views 15 Comments

A petition is calling for a presidential honour awarded to Cosby to be revoked.

# barack-obama - Saturday 27 June, 2015

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Jun 27th 2015, 8:25 PM 23,996 Views 8 Comments

‘Grave concern’ for Irish citizens in Tunisia, Gay Pride and the heatwave we won’t be having.

# barack-obama - Friday 26 June, 2015

WATCH: Obama sings 'Amazing Grace' at funeral for Charleston church leader
# Charleston Shooting
# Charleston Shooting

WATCH: Obama sings 'Amazing Grace' at funeral for Charleston church leader

Jun 26th 2015, 9:02 PM 21,503 Views 57 Comments

He said the Charleston shooter was “blinded by hatred.”

# barack-obama - Thursday 25 June, 2015

WATCH: Obama tells trans heckler "You're in my house"
# No No No No
# No No No No

WATCH: Obama tells trans heckler "You're in my house"

Jun 25th 2015, 8:09 PM 19,580 Views 48 Comments

The heckler was a transgender, undocumented immigrant activist protesting against the abuse of transgender immigrants.

# barack-obama - Monday 22 June, 2015

Barack Obama used the n-word while discussing racism
# Straight Talking
# Straight Talking

Barack Obama used the n-word while discussing racism

Jun 22nd 2015, 3:48 PM 20,932 Views 50 Comments

The US President was speaking on a comedian’s podcast.

Israeli minister's wife apologises for 'stupid' tweet about Obama
# Oops
# Oops

Israeli minister's wife apologises for 'stupid' tweet about Obama

Jun 22nd 2015, 10:25 AM 24,290 Views 87 Comments

The talk-show host tweeted a joke comparing the US President to a cup of weak, black coffee.

# barack-obama - Thursday 11 June, 2015

Obama approves extra 450 military to take-on ISIS, gets instantly hammered by Republicans
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

Obama approves extra 450 military to take-on ISIS, gets instantly hammered by Republicans

Jun 11th 2015, 8:13 AM 7,388 Views 40 Comments

Obama has approved the deployment of 450 more US military trainers to Iraq.

# barack-obama - Sunday 7 June, 2015

Barack Obama praises Irish woman in speech about immigration
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

Barack Obama praises Irish woman in speech about immigration

Jun 7th 2015, 3:24 PM 18,670 Views 17 Comments

Barack Obama said Ann Dermody had “worked hard” and “played by the rules”.

'We need to stand up to Russia' - Barack Obama is talking tough at the G7 summit
# We Ain't Kidding
# We Ain't Kidding

'We need to stand up to Russia' - Barack Obama is talking tough at the G7 summit

Jun 7th 2015, 1:50 PM 10,476 Views 32 Comments

The US president says sanctions against Vladimir Putin won’t change until a ceasefire is complied with in Ukraine.

Emotional scenes as Joe Biden's son Beau is laid to rest
# RIP
# RIP

Emotional scenes as Joe Biden's son Beau is laid to rest

Jun 7th 2015, 8:30 AM 31,775 Views 6 Comments

“He did in 46 years what most of us couldn’t do in 146,” Barack Obama told mourners.

# barack-obama - Thursday 4 June, 2015

Sorry, Obama - George W Bush is more popular than you
# Dubya V Barack
# Dubya V Barack

Sorry, Obama - George W Bush is more popular than you

Jun 4th 2015, 1:04 PM 9,904 Views 76 Comments

Most Americans also rate Bill Clinton highly.

# barack-obama - Sunday 31 May, 2015

A man has offered Barack Obama 50 cows for his daughter
# Holy Moo-trimony
# Holy Moo-trimony

A man has offered Barack Obama 50 cows for his daughter

May 31st 2015, 8:30 AM 19,751 Views 48 Comments

The White House hasn’t responded.

# barack-obama - Monday 18 May, 2015

12 of the quickest reactions to Barack Obama joining Twitter
# Potus
From The Daily Edge
# Potus

12 of the quickest reactions to Barack Obama joining Twitter

May 18th 2015, 7:22 PM 6,785 Views 0 Comments

Welcome to Twitter POTUS.

Barack Obama FINALLY gets his own Twitter account - and he's pretty excited
# Oh Hai Potus
# Oh Hai Potus

Barack Obama FINALLY gets his own Twitter account - and he's pretty excited

May 18th 2015, 5:52 PM 14,614 Views 10 Comments

Now he and Enda can swap messages more freely.

# barack-obama - Monday 11 May, 2015

The United Nations is shining a spotlight on this guy's human rights record
# Review Time
# Review Time

The United Nations is shining a spotlight on this guy's human rights record

May 11th 2015, 6:01 AM 11,295 Views 16 Comments

The United States is up for its four-year review.

# barack-obama - Thursday 30 April, 2015

Watch a 12-year-old student shut a rambling Barack Obama down
# Nobama
# Nobama

Watch a 12-year-old student shut a rambling Barack Obama down

Apr 30th 2015, 9:29 PM 26,042 Views 10 Comments

“I think you’ve sort of covered everything about that question.”

# barack-obama - Sunday 26 April, 2015

Obama finally let the press know how he really feels with his 'Anger Translator' From The Daily Edge

Obama finally let the press know how he really feels with his 'Anger Translator'

Apr 26th 2015, 8:49 AM 4,235 Views 1 Comment

The president was in top form at last night’s White House Correspondents’ dinner.

# barack-obama - Thursday 9 April, 2015

Leelah Alcorn's legacy: US President says conversion therapy should be banned
# Equality
# Equality

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

Apr 9th 2015, 10:00 PM 25,920 Views 49 Comments

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
# Tea Party
# Tea Party

'A deranged pilot flying his nation into the rocks' - Obama compared to Andreas Lubitz

Apr 3rd 2015, 10:32 PM 26,133 Views 91 Comments

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
# Oops
# Oops

Immigration officer accidentally leaked world leaders' passport numbers

Mar 30th 2015, 8:07 AM 17,843 Views 9 Comments

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
# Oh Hi Obama
# Oh Hi Obama

Pope Francis is heading to the White House

Mar 26th 2015, 5:53 PM 7,934 Views 20 Comments

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
# Awkward
# Awkward

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

Mar 18th 2015, 9:46 AM 49,731 Views 88 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 18th 2015, 8:56 AM 8,688 Views 2 Comments

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
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

President Obama got quite a few gifts from Ireland today

Mar 17th 2015, 6:35 PM 25,466 Views 34 Comments

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
# The Cook Of The Irish
# The Cook Of The Irish

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

Mar 17th 2015, 11:18 AM 18,399 Views 38 Comments

It’ll all probably be destroyed though…

Kids read mean tweets about themselves and it's heartbreaking
# Cyberbullying
# Cyberbullying

Kids read mean tweets about themselves and it's heartbreaking

Mar 17th 2015, 10:51 AM 15,790 Views 44 Comments

Incredibly sad and powerful.