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# obama - Sunday 9 November, 2014

RTÉ Teletext also fell prey to the old Obama-Osama mistake From The Daily Edge

RTÉ Teletext also fell prey to the old Obama-Osama mistake

Nov 9th 2014, 2:30 PM 3,303 Views 0 Comments

First CNN, now Teletext. Is anybody safe?

# obama - Saturday 8 November, 2014

CNN is the latest to fall victim to the classic Obama-Osama mix up
# Switcheroo
From The Daily Edge
# Switcheroo

CNN is the latest to fall victim to the classic Obama-Osama mix up

Nov 8th 2014, 5:00 PM 2,535 Views 2 Comments

Not again.

# obama - Friday 7 November, 2014

"I shot him two times in the forehead" - Two Navy Seals row over who killed Bin Laden
# Zero Dark Shirty
# Zero Dark Shirty

"I shot him two times in the forehead" - Two Navy Seals row over who killed Bin Laden

Nov 7th 2014, 8:10 AM 20,816 Views 81 Comments

Robert O’Neill is the latest former Seal to claim he shot the Al-Qaeda leader.

# obama - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Republicans eye the Senate in close midterm vote
# Midterm Elections
# Midterm Elections

Republicans eye the Senate in close midterm vote

Nov 4th 2014, 10:55 PM 4,408 Views 5 Comments

Democrats could lose Senate seats in as many as 10 states.

# obama - Sunday 2 November, 2014

Opinion: If the USA practises torture, then so could any other country
# Prisoners
# Prisoners

Opinion: If the USA practises torture, then so could any other country

Nov 2nd 2014, 7:30 PM 27 Views 56 Comments

Torture, as well as being abhorrent, doesn’t actually work: it yields unreliable results and can damage subsequent intelligence gathering.

# obama - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Was the Russian government behind White House computer hacking?
# Threat
# Threat

Was the Russian government behind White House computer hacking?

Oct 30th 2014, 8:24 AM 8,944 Views 20 Comments

The White House says it takes the breach very seriously.

# obama - Thursday 23 October, 2014

White House fence jumper charged with kicking two police dogs
# North Lawn
# North Lawn

White House fence jumper charged with kicking two police dogs

Oct 23rd 2014, 7:53 PM 8,128 Views 28 Comments

Ah here, not again.

# obama - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Obama pulls smoothest move ever after voter tells him "don't touch my girlfriend"
# SWAG
From The Daily Edge
# SWAG

Obama pulls smoothest move ever after voter tells him "don't touch my girlfriend"

Oct 21st 2014, 6:00 PM 57,807 Views 23 Comments

He didn’t even flinch.

# obama - Saturday 11 October, 2014

New US ambassador to Ireland says he is the luckiest man in the United States
# New Man In Town
# New Man In Town

New US ambassador to Ireland says he is the luckiest man in the United States

Oct 11th 2014, 12:59 PM 19,392 Views 7 Comments

Kevin O’Malley disagrees that it is merely the US laws that facilitates the ‘double Irish’ tax code.

# obama - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

US Secret Service chief resigns over security breaches
# Gone
# Gone

US Secret Service chief resigns over security breaches

Oct 1st 2014, 10:47 PM 12,476 Views 10 Comments

Julia Pierson had only taken up her post 18 months ago after a prostitution scandal erupted within the agency

# obama - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

Opinion: The US should step back and let the Middle East tackle Isis
# Cycle Of Violence
# Cycle Of Violence

Opinion: The US should step back and let the Middle East tackle Isis

Sep 30th 2014, 8:00 PM 585 Views 36 Comments

It is time to stop air strikes and let the people of the Middle East decide their own fate – together and without interference.

# obama - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

Captured British aid worker pleads for his life in audio file sent to his wife
# Held Hostage
# Held Hostage

Captured British aid worker pleads for his life in audio file sent to his wife

Sep 23rd 2014, 9:32 PM 13,625 Views 17 Comments

Alan Henning was seized during an aid mission to Syria last December.

A little-known terror group was 'on verge of major attack' on the US
# Khorasan
# Khorasan

A little-known terror group was 'on verge of major attack' on the US

Sep 23rd 2014, 6:52 PM 21,713 Views 59 Comments

The group, unaffiliated to the Islamic State group, was also targeted in air strikes today.

US Navy record missile attack on Islamic State group and upload it on YouTube
# Military Operation
# Military Operation

US Navy record missile attack on Islamic State group and upload it on YouTube

Sep 23rd 2014, 1:51 PM 12,527 Views 62 Comments

The US navy have documented the attack by filming the Tomahawk Land-Attack Missiles in action.

Leonardo DiCaprio and Al Gore are at the UN Climate Summit but China and India are no shows
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Leonardo DiCaprio and Al Gore are at the UN Climate Summit but China and India are no shows

Sep 23rd 2014, 10:20 AM 7,720 Views 51 Comments

Leaders from China and India, two of the world’s largest polluters, are not attending.

# obama - Thursday 18 September, 2014

Obama set to arm Syrian rebels against ISIS - but only after Republican support
# It's On
# It's On

Obama set to arm Syrian rebels against ISIS - but only after Republican support

Sep 18th 2014, 10:55 PM 9,022 Views 85 Comments

Thanks, guys.

# obama - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

Obama says the Ebola crisis is 'spiralling out of control'
# Call To Action
# Call To Action

Obama says the Ebola crisis is 'spiralling out of control'

Sep 17th 2014, 10:47 AM 8,049 Views 60 Comments

The American president ordered 3,000 US military personnel to West Africa to combat the growing health crisis.

# obama - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

US bombs Islamic State near Baghdad for first time
# Air Strike
# Air Strike

US bombs Islamic State near Baghdad for first time

Sep 16th 2014, 7:45 AM 9,060 Views 51 Comments

Last week Obama ordered a “relentless” war against the Islamic State.

Obama orders 3,000 US troops to West Africa to 'turn the tide' on Ebola
# End The Outbreak
# End The Outbreak

Obama orders 3,000 US troops to West Africa to 'turn the tide' on Ebola

Sep 16th 2014, 7:41 AM 5,390 Views 46 Comments

The current outbreak has killed 2,400 people so far.

# obama - Friday 12 September, 2014

CIA triples its estimate of the number of Islamic State fighters
# Iraq
# Iraq

CIA triples its estimate of the number of Islamic State fighters

Sep 12th 2014, 7:41 AM 5,627 Views 21 Comments

Up to 2,000 Westerners are fighting with the group, the intelligence agency says.

# obama - Thursday 11 September, 2014

Obama orders "relentless" war against Islamic State
# Degrade And Destroy
# Degrade And Destroy

Obama orders "relentless" war against Islamic State

Sep 11th 2014, 6:46 AM 11,839 Views 94 Comments

The President said in a televised address that the US would “degrade, and ultimately destroy” the group.

# obama - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Obama to lay out Islamic State battle plan
# Prime Time Address
# Prime Time Address

Obama to lay out Islamic State battle plan

Sep 10th 2014, 11:19 PM 7,287 Views 30 Comments

The speech will give Obama a chance to redress criticism that he has been slow to respond to IS, amid fears fighters armed with Western passports could hit US targets.

# obama - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

Little boy gets bored in the White House, performs amazing faceplant
# Seizing Your Moment
# Seizing Your Moment

Little boy gets bored in the White House, performs amazing faceplant

Sep 9th 2014, 2:12 PM 37,120 Views 31 Comments

Cue thunderous round of applause.

# obama - Saturday 6 September, 2014

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

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

Sep 6th 2014, 2:08 PM 4,104 Views 0 Comments

And he jumped in for a family photo.

# obama - Thursday 4 September, 2014

Ukraine president to brief Western leaders before Welsh Nato summit
# Busy Enough Day
# Busy Enough Day

Ukraine president to brief Western leaders before Welsh Nato summit

Sep 4th 2014, 9:14 AM 6,548 Views 94 Comments

Meanwhile, Obama and Cameron have vowed to destroy Islamic State in the Middle East.

# obama - Friday 29 August, 2014

Ukraine death toll nears 2,600 as West turns up the heat on Russia
# Crossing The Line
# Crossing The Line

Ukraine death toll nears 2,600 as West turns up the heat on Russia

Aug 29th 2014, 10:31 AM 5,581 Views 126 Comments

NATO leaders are in crisis talks today.

# obama - Thursday 28 August, 2014

Obama: 'It's plain to see Russia is arming rebels in Ukraine'
# Tan Suit
# Tan Suit

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

Aug 28th 2014, 10:04 PM 8,714 Views 60 Comments

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

# obama - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

Iraqi troops launch major operation against IS fighters over Saddam's hometown
# Iraq
# Iraq

Iraqi troops launch major operation against IS fighters over Saddam's hometown

Aug 19th 2014, 11:02 AM 6,820 Views 60 Comments

Meanwhile, Washington insists it is not ‘on the same page’ as Syria in their fight against Islamic State militants.

# obama - Saturday 16 August, 2014

Stores looted after police say slain US teen is robbery suspect
# Ferguson
# Ferguson

Stores looted after police say slain US teen is robbery suspect

Aug 16th 2014, 11:34 AM 11,817 Views 52 Comments

The shooting of an unarmed black teenager has led to rallies, protests and rioting in the town.

# obama - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

President Obama issues statement following death of Robin Williams
# RIP
From The Daily Edge
# RIP

President Obama issues statement following death of Robin Williams

Aug 12th 2014, 7:30 AM 29,937 Views 22 Comments

“He made us laugh. He made us cry”.

# obama - Monday 11 August, 2014

Who else, besides Americans, are flying military jets in Iraq? They might not be Iraqis...
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

Who else, besides Americans, are flying military jets in Iraq? They might not be Iraqis...

Aug 11th 2014, 3:30 PM 20,615 Views 68 Comments

Russians or Iranians might have piloted planes that targeted Islamic State militants last week.

# obama - Sunday 10 August, 2014

West warns Russia against further faux aid missions into Ukraine
# Donetsk
# Donetsk

West warns Russia against further faux aid missions into Ukraine

Aug 10th 2014, 3:17 PM 8,245 Views 59 Comments

Ukraine also reported that several of its positions were still coming under mortar fire from Russian territory.

Britain has started airdropping food and water to besieged Yazidi
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

Britain has started airdropping food and water to besieged Yazidi

Aug 10th 2014, 10:56 AM 6,871 Views 63 Comments

US forces said they had “successfully (conducted) four airstrikes to defend Yazidi civilians being indiscriminately attacked”.

# obama - Saturday 9 August, 2014

No end in sight: Obama warns that new US intervention in Iraq is a "long-term project"
# Back In Iraq
# Back In Iraq

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

Aug 9th 2014, 6:08 PM 6,775 Views 55 Comments

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

# obama - Thursday 7 August, 2014

President Obama is considering air strikes in Iraq - reports
# Isis
# Isis

President Obama is considering air strikes in Iraq - reports

Aug 7th 2014, 11:03 PM 15,325 Views 144 Comments

One source said his decision was “imminent.”

# obama - Saturday 2 August, 2014

Shelling hampers search as experts continue to scour MH17 site
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Shelling hampers search as experts continue to scour MH17 site

Aug 2nd 2014, 1:42 PM 6,649 Views 78 Comments

Armed rebel fighters have remained at the scene to keep an eye on the gathered journalists.

Hamas denies knowledge of captured soldier as US votes to fund Israel's Iron Dome
# Gaza
# Gaza

Hamas denies knowledge of captured soldier as US votes to fund Israel's Iron Dome

Aug 2nd 2014, 11:07 AM 12,625 Views 200 Comments

A short lived truce collapsed yesterday with 107 Palestinians killed.

# obama - Friday 1 August, 2014

Obama: US "tortured some folks" after 9/11, but critics should not be "too sanctimonious"
# Torture
# Torture

Obama: US "tortured some folks" after 9/11, but critics should not be "too sanctimonious"

Aug 1st 2014, 9:46 PM 12,570 Views 138 Comments

President Obama said “a lot of those folks were working hard and under enormous pressure, and are real patriots”.