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# obama - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

9 things we learned from Barack Obama's interview with GQ
# Life In The White House
# Life In The White House

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

Nov 18th 2015, 3:32 PM 17,124 Views 20 Comments

The US President says he’s quit smoking

# obama - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

Nearly half of US states want to shut their doors to Syrian refugees
# Paris Attacks
# Paris Attacks

Nearly half of US states want to shut their doors to Syrian refugees

Nov 17th 2015, 7:34 AM 12,241 Views 123 Comments

Obama has criticised “shameful” calls to screen the refugees based on their religion.

# obama - Monday 16 November, 2015

Explainer: Who are Islamic State?
# Terror Army
# Terror Army

Explainer: Who are Islamic State?

Nov 16th 2015, 11:02 PM 47,368 Views 93 Comments

What are the roots of the militant group, and why are people talking about its ‘new phase’?

"France is at war" - Francois Hollande
# Paris Attacks
# Paris Attacks

"France is at war" - Francois Hollande

Nov 16th 2015, 4:18 PM 21,860 Views 130 Comments

Hollande and Barack Obama have both given addresses in short order this afternoon.

# obama - Friday 13 November, 2015

Aung San Suu Kyi's party storms to victory despite 'dirty tricks and crackdowns'
# Myanmar
# Myanmar

Aung San Suu Kyi's party storms to victory despite 'dirty tricks and crackdowns'

Nov 13th 2015, 9:43 AM 6,852 Views 17 Comments

The landslide win comes five years to the day since Suu Kyi was released from house arrest by the military.

# obama - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

Obama just became the first US President to appear on the cover of an LGBT magazine
# Ally Of The Year
# Ally Of The Year

Obama just became the first US President to appear on the cover of an LGBT magazine

Nov 11th 2015, 9:54 AM 7,579 Views 54 Comments

And the world is CELEBRATING.

Obama just became the first US President to appear on the cover of an LGBT magazine
# Ally Of The Year
From The Daily Edge
# Ally Of The Year

Obama just became the first US President to appear on the cover of an LGBT magazine

Nov 11th 2015, 8:49 AM 2,034 Views 4 Comments

And the world is CELEBRATING.

# obama - Monday 9 November, 2015

Barack Obama has joined Facebook with a video of him walking in his back garden
# Friend Me
# Friend Me

Barack Obama has joined Facebook with a video of him walking in his back garden

Nov 9th 2015, 6:34 PM 10,797 Views 39 Comments

But you can’t poke him.

# obama - Saturday 31 October, 2015

This toddler's Popemobile costume had President Obama cracking up
# Audacity Of Pope
From The Daily Edge
# Audacity Of Pope

This toddler's Popemobile costume had President Obama cracking up

Oct 31st 2015, 10:07 AM 10,243 Views 0 Comments

Simply the best.

# obama - Sunday 18 October, 2015

Explainer: What in the name of Putin is Russia up to in Syria?
# Endgame
# Endgame

Explainer: What in the name of Putin is Russia up to in Syria?

Oct 18th 2015, 9:00 PM 31,072 Views 97 Comments

The Russian President doesn’t want to get bogged down in an un-winnable civil war.

# obama - Thursday 15 October, 2015

This week’s vital property news: Rents have hit an all-time high and the housing crisis is worsening
# Property News
# Property News

This week’s vital property news: Rents have hit an all-time high and the housing crisis is worsening

Oct 15th 2015, 4:08 PM 3,003 Views 0 Comments

Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.

# obama - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

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

Barack Obama crashed this couple's wedding and hugged the bride

Oct 14th 2015, 8:15 AM 4,858 Views 3 Comments

Ah, bless.

# obama - Saturday 10 October, 2015

No one wants to buy the Obamas' former holiday home
# Martha's Vineyard
# Martha's Vineyard

No one wants to buy the Obamas' former holiday home

Oct 10th 2015, 5:30 PM 28,527 Views 17 Comments

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

# obama - Thursday 8 October, 2015

Rupert Murdoch under fire over tweet about 'real black President'
# The Divide
# The Divide

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

Oct 8th 2015, 5:13 PM 12,632 Views 28 Comments

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

# obama - Sunday 4 October, 2015

Obama promises investigation into US hospital airstrike that saw "patients burn to death in their beds"
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Obama promises investigation into US hospital airstrike that saw "patients burn to death in their beds"

Oct 4th 2015, 7:58 AM 12,325 Views 66 Comments

12 Médecins Sans Frontiéres (MSF) staff members were killed in the attack.

# obama - Friday 2 October, 2015

Three people killed in separate US shooting
# Florida
# Florida

Three people killed in separate US shooting

Oct 2nd 2015, 9:26 AM 14,395 Views 59 Comments

The shooter died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

# obama - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

They may not get on ... but these two will be working together to fight Islamic State
# Cold Peace
# Cold Peace

They may not get on ... but these two will be working together to fight Islamic State

Sep 29th 2015, 1:59 PM 17,365 Views 130 Comments

“I believe that President Obama heard what President Putin had to say,” Russia’s top diplomat said, after their meeting.

# obama - Monday 28 September, 2015

Obama slams Russia and Iran for supporting 'child-killing tyrant' Assad
# Cold War Kids
# Cold War Kids

Obama slams Russia and Iran for supporting 'child-killing tyrant' Assad

Sep 28th 2015, 4:40 PM 23,986 Views 149 Comments

The US president is due to meet Putin for the first time in over two years later today.

# obama - Friday 18 September, 2015

Trump says 'We're going to be looking at that', when questioned about 'getting rid' of Muslims
# Response
# Response

Trump says 'We're going to be looking at that', when questioned about 'getting rid' of Muslims

Sep 18th 2015, 9:15 AM 18,599 Views 115 Comments

The Republican Presidential candidate also failed to correct the questioner who said Obama was Muslim.

# 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.

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.

# obama - Monday 31 August, 2015

We're not taking the drinkable p**s: Barack Obama is doing a survival show with Bear Grylls
# Into The Wild
# Into The Wild

We're not taking the drinkable p**s: Barack Obama is doing a survival show with Bear Grylls

Aug 31st 2015, 4:10 PM 17,690 Views 30 Comments

It’s all in the name of climate change.

# obama - Saturday 15 August, 2015

Donald Trump on women, Obama and celebrity dating (yes, really)
# You Stay Classy
# You Stay Classy

Donald Trump on women, Obama and celebrity dating (yes, really)

Aug 15th 2015, 8:45 AM 17,756 Views 50 Comments

Republicans says the darndest things.

# obama - Monday 3 August, 2015

Republicans are lining up to pour scorn on Barack Obama's climate change plan
# Perfect Storm
# Perfect Storm

Republicans are lining up to pour scorn on Barack Obama's climate change plan

Aug 3rd 2015, 3:50 PM 20,804 Views 83 Comments

Obama says it’s the “biggest, most important step we’ve ever taken” to fight climate change.

# obama - Monday 27 July, 2015

Talk of guns in cinemas and Holocaust ovens, in the desperate battle to unseat Trump
# Trump Smash
# Trump Smash

Talk of guns in cinemas and Holocaust ovens, in the desperate battle to unseat Trump

Jul 27th 2015, 8:45 PM 17,501 Views 32 Comments

Desperate to make the cut ahead of the first GOP debate, one low ranking contender has been smashing up his mobile phone on Youtube.

# 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?

# obama - Friday 24 July, 2015

Barack Obama has been greeted by his family in Kenya
# A Family Affair
# A Family Affair

Barack Obama has been greeted by his family in Kenya

Jul 24th 2015, 9:27 PM 18,782 Views 39 Comments

The US President has said that he will be speaking out about gay rights during his trip.

# 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.”

# 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.

# obama - Friday 12 June, 2015

The US spends €8 million PER DAY fighting Islamic State
# War On Terror
# War On Terror

The US spends €8 million PER DAY fighting Islamic State

Jun 12th 2015, 2:55 PM 8,399 Views 87 Comments

The militant group has made a number of gains in recent months.

# 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.

# 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.

# obama - Monday 1 June, 2015

The NSA can't listen to people's phone calls - for now
# Surveillance
# Surveillance

The NSA can't listen to people's phone calls - for now

Jun 1st 2015, 8:55 AM 7,497 Views 18 Comments

Intelligence officials have warned the development could jeopardise Americans’ safety.

# 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.

'We are saddened beyond words': Joe Biden's son has died aged 46
# Beau Biden
# Beau Biden

'We are saddened beyond words': Joe Biden's son has died aged 46

May 31st 2015, 4:16 AM 38,706 Views 17 Comments

Beau Biden, Delaware Attorney General, had been privately battling brain cancer.

# obama - Friday 29 May, 2015

WATCH: Presidential candidate Rand Paul's new ad is the most American thing ever
# Macho Man Randy Savage
# Macho Man Randy Savage

WATCH: Presidential candidate Rand Paul's new ad is the most American thing ever

May 29th 2015, 8:50 PM 18,322 Views 35 Comments

Fire-breathing American eagle? Check. “Royal Rumble” voice-over? Check.

# obama - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

Guantánamo lawyers banned from bringing detainees fast food and treats
# Put That Away
# Put That Away

Guantánamo lawyers banned from bringing detainees fast food and treats

May 27th 2015, 8:56 PM 12,729 Views 41 Comments

One lawyer called the move “Petty and nasty.”

# obama - Thursday 21 May, 2015

This toddler threw a fit in front of President Obama
# Terrible Twos
From The Daily Edge
# Terrible Twos

This toddler threw a fit in front of President Obama

May 21st 2015, 8:43 PM 8,510 Views 4 Comments

We’re sure she had her reasons.

# obama - Monday 18 May, 2015

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.