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# obama-administration - Sunday 18 February, 2018

Trump blames Democrats and Obama for failing to stop Russian election meddling
# Election Meddling
# Election Meddling

Trump blames Democrats and Obama for failing to stop Russian election meddling

Feb 18th 2018, 4:27 PM 17,356 Views 100 Comments

Trump sent out a rapid-fire series of tweets earlier today venting his frustration.

# obama-administration - Tuesday 26 February, 2013

World powers begin talks with Iran over nuclear programme
# Iran
# Iran

World powers begin talks with Iran over nuclear programme

Feb 26th 2013, 1:30 PM 2,925 Views 63 Comments

Iran has said that it’s their right to enrich uranium, but experts fear that it could be turned into a nuclear warhead in a matter of months.

# obama-administration - Saturday 8 December, 2012

US Supreme Court to hear gay marriage arguments next year
# United States
# United States

US Supreme Court to hear gay marriage arguments next year

Dec 8th 2012, 9:47 AM 3,043 Views 31 Comments

Same-sex marriage is legal in nine US states but barred in 30 other states. A Supreme Court ruling next year would have implications across the United States.

# obama-administration - Monday 21 May, 2012

Obama administration sued by Catholic schools, dioceses
# US
# US

Obama administration sued by Catholic schools, dioceses

May 21st 2012, 6:44 PM 3,982 Views 20 Comments

Legal action launched over new US policy mandating birth control coverage in employee health plans.

# obama-administration - Friday 24 February, 2012

White House calls on internet firms to strengthen privacy protection for users
# Data Protection
# Data Protection

White House calls on internet firms to strengthen privacy protection for users

Feb 24th 2012, 10:10 AM 944 Views 6 Comments

Barack Obama called on companies like Facebook and Google to engage with privacy advocates in order to establish voluntary codes of conduct aimed at protecting users.

# obama-administration - Friday 8 July, 2011

Texas executes Mexican man despite White House concerns
# Execution
# Execution

Texas executes Mexican man despite White House concerns

Jul 8th 2011, 2:10 PM 794 Views 12 Comments

The Obama administration wanted time to consider the impact this execution could have on other foreign citizens living in the US – and US citizens abroad.

# obama-administration - Friday 13 May, 2011

US' Middle East peace envoy George Mitchell set to resign
# Resigning
# Resigning

US' Middle East peace envoy George Mitchell set to resign

May 13th 2011, 4:59 PM 485 Views 0 Comments

The former special envoy to Northern Ireland, who was key player in the Good Friday Agreement, is said to be stepping down for personal reasons.