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#Barack Obama

# barack-obama - Thursday 19 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie US at War: “The terrorists do not speak for a billion Muslims” Terror

US at War: “The terrorists do not speak for a billion Muslims”

Barack Obama has been criticised domestically for not describing the attacks in Denmark and France as the work of “Islamic radicals”.

# barack-obama - Friday 13 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Sneaky Obama uses Buzzfeed video to get people to care about health insurance YOLO This post contains videos

Sneaky Obama uses Buzzfeed video to get people to care about health insurance

There’s obviously a selfie stick involved.

# barack-obama - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

From Business ETC Greece has come up with a swap deal to escape its ‘debt slavery’ Let's Do A Deal

Greece has come up with a swap deal to escape its ‘debt slavery’

And it’s on the hunt for friends in Europe to back the plan.

Robbie Keane was back in the White House with his buddy Obama

US President honoured the LA Galaxy and LA Kings on Monday afternoon.

# barack-obama - Sunday 1 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Japan mourns murdered journalist but vows to continue fighting terrorism Kenji Goto

Japan mourns murdered journalist but vows to continue fighting terrorism

Kenji Goto was beheaded by Islamic State militants.

# barack-obama - Monday 26 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Man who crashed drone onto White House grounds says it was an accident Oops

Man who crashed drone onto White House grounds says it was an accident

President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, were overseas when the quadcopter struck the southeast side of the grounds at about 3am.

# barack-obama - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge Obama gave his State of the Union, but this guy in the audience is all anyone can talk about SOTU

# barack-obama - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

# barack-obama - Monday 12 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie White House: ‘We should have sent someone more important to Paris march’ Charlie Hebdo

White House: ‘We should have sent someone more important to Paris march’

Security arrangements prevented Obama from attending.

From TheJournal.ie Mitt Romney might run to become US President … again Third Time Lucky

Mitt Romney might run to become US President … again

“Oh, no, no, no. No, no, no, no, no. No, no, no,” he had previously said of another election campaign.

# barack-obama - Sunday 4 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie North Korea is really unhappy with the US over those new sanctions Tensions

North Korea is really unhappy with the US over those new sanctions

North Korea said the US is focused on ‘inveterate repugnancy and hostility’. Ouch.

# barack-obama - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge Obama apologises to couple after they’re forced to relocate their wedding Potus

Obama apologises to couple after they’re forced to relocate their wedding

The president’s golf game is more important than a marriage. This we have learned.

# barack-obama - Saturday 27 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Malaysia PM under fire for playing golf with Obama while 120k flee floods Monsoon

Malaysia PM under fire for playing golf with Obama while 120k flee floods

“The PM needs time to take a break.”

From TheJournal.ie North Korea compares Obama to ‘monkey in a tropical forest’, suffers internet blackout Bad Move

North Korea compares Obama to ‘monkey in a tropical forest’, suffers internet blackout

The isolated country has blasted the US president over the release of ‘The Interview’.

# barack-obama - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie End of an era: After more than 50 years, the US and Cuba are talking again New Beginnings

End of an era: After more than 50 years, the US and Cuba are talking again

“These 50 years have shown that isolation hasn’t worked. It’s time for a new approach,” said Barack Obama.

# barack-obama - Friday 12 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie US avoids West Wing-style shutdown as House passes $1.1 trillion spending bill Phew

US avoids West Wing-style shutdown as House passes $1.1 trillion spending bill

The late night vote followed a long day of arm-twisting by the White House as dozens of Democrats revolted over parts of the bill.

# barack-obama - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie US (finally) releases details of the CIA’s interrogation of terror suspects after 9/11 Interrogation

US (finally) releases details of the CIA’s interrogation of terror suspects after 9/11

The report is expected to be a damning indictment of a secret program under the administration of former president George W Bush to question dozens of detainees.

# barack-obama - Sunday 7 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge Barack and Michelle Obama’s first date is going to be made into a film Southside With You

# barack-obama - Monday 24 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The only Republican in Barack Obama’s national security team is resigning Outta Here

The only Republican in Barack Obama’s national security team is resigning

Chuck Hagel is stepping down as Defence Secretary.

# barack-obama - Saturday 22 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘I don’t want my son’s death to be in vain’ Michael Brown

‘I don’t want my son’s death to be in vain’

Tensions are high ahead of the grand jury ruling on the death of Michael Brown.

# barack-obama - Sunday 16 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge Ah lads, the koala pictures… Aussie Aussie Aussie

Ah lads, the koala pictures…

It’s too much.

# barack-obama - Saturday 8 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘Curry my yoghurt can coca coalyer’: Here are the winners and losers from the political week House Of Cards

‘Curry my yoghurt can coca coalyer’: Here are the winners and losers from the political week

In which the water charges saga rumbled on, Obama suffered a major setback and a DUP member mocked the Irish language.

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

# barack-obama - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Disaster for Obama as Republicans win US Senate Midterm Elections

Disaster for Obama as Republicans win US Senate

Republicans seized at least seven seats from Senate Democrats.

# barack-obama - Saturday 1 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Judge says nurse who refused Ebola quarantine can now leave home USA

Judge says nurse who refused Ebola quarantine can now leave home

The judge said that Kaci Hickox is not infectious.

# barack-obama - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Top Obama official: Netanyahu is a “chickenshit” War Of Words

Top Obama official: Netanyahu is a “chickenshit”

The unnamed staffer also called the Israeli PM a “coward” in a newly published article.

# barack-obama - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie American jailed over ‘Bible left in nightclub bathroom’ freed from North Korea Jeffrey Fowle

American jailed over ‘Bible left in nightclub bathroom’ freed from North Korea

However, two Americans remain in hard labour camps in the country.

# barack-obama - Sunday 19 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie “We can’t give in to Ebola hysteria” – Obama Calm Down

“We can’t give in to Ebola hysteria” – Obama

Cuba has offered to help in the fight against the disease.

# barack-obama - Saturday 18 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Barack Obama had his credit card declined in a New York cafe Awkward

Barack Obama had his credit card declined in a New York cafe

Need a lend of a fiver, Barack? No. Of course you don’t.

# barack-obama - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The United States is getting ready to step up its battle against Ebola Virus

The United States is getting ready to step up its battle against Ebola

President Barack Obama said that ‘SWAT-like’ response teams are needed.

# barack-obama - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Obama: We are deeply concerned about what’s happening in Kobane Syria

Obama: We are deeply concerned about what’s happening in Kobane

The US president has committed to continued air strikes on the northern Syrian town.

# barack-obama - Monday 29 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Israeli PM warns nuclear-capable Iran poses greater threat than Islamic State Terrorism

Israeli PM warns nuclear-capable Iran poses greater threat than Islamic State

He said “to defeat ISIS and leave Iran as a threshold nuclear state power is to win the battle and lose the war”.

# barack-obama - Friday 26 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ebola has killed nearly 3,000 people this year Outbreak

Ebola has killed nearly 3,000 people this year

The US President said international aid simply is not flowing into West Africa fast enough.

# barack-obama - Saturday 20 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Jon Hamm, Connie Britton and other celebrities star in White House anti-rape video It's On Us

Jon Hamm, Connie Britton and other celebrities star in White House anti-rape video

One in five women in America are victims of sexual assault during college years.

From TheJournal.ie Man jumps White House fence and makes it through the doors before being caught White House Down

Man jumps White House fence and makes it through the doors before being caught

US President Barack Obama was not in the building at the time.

# barack-obama - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everybody’s talking about: Micheál Martin’s bid for Taoiseach, US bombing the Islamic State, and an arrest over a serious sexual assault .

# barack-obama - Saturday 13 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie White House makes it official: The US is at war with Islamic State At War

White House makes it official: The US is at war with Islamic State

“The United States is at war with ISIS in the same way that we are at war with Al-Qaeda”.

# barack-obama - Friday 12 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge This little girl met Obama and told him she was disappointed that he wasn’t Beyoncé Queen Bey

# barack-obama - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie John Kerry travels to Middle East to hold anti-IS talks

John Kerry travels to Middle East to hold anti-IS talks

Saudi has confirmed the Arab anti-IS talks with Kerry for Thursday.

From The Daily Edge This photo of a bored kid in the Oval Office is the best thing you’ll see today Bored Stiff
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