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# obama - Saturday 2 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Obama calls for more to be done to prevent nuclear attack by Islamic State “madmen” Global Summit

Obama calls for more to be done to prevent nuclear attack by Islamic State “madmen”

The American President said, “Just the smallest amount of plutonium – about the size of an apple – would kill and injure hundreds of thousands of innocent people.”

# obama - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

# obama - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie ‘What did you say about political prisoners?’ Castro fields questions at Obama press conference Awkward

‘What did you say about political prisoners?’ Castro fields questions at Obama press conference

A joint-appearance by the leaders of both states didn’t always go smoothly.

# obama - Sunday 20 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Obama aims to end decades of hostility with historic visit to Cuba Cold War Foes

Obama aims to end decades of hostility with historic visit to Cuba

It’s the first time a US president has visited the Communist country in almost 90 years.

# obama - Sunday 6 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie These are the childhood homes of some of the most powerful leaders in history Rags To Riches

These are the childhood homes of some of the most powerful leaders in history

Some came from very humble beginnings.

# obama - Monday 22 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Take a break and watch this 106-year-old dance with the Obamas Lifelong Dream This post contains videos

Take a break and watch this 106-year-old dance with the Obamas

Virginia McLaurin fulfilled a dream of visiting the White House.

# obama - Sunday 21 February, 2016

#ObamaAndKids is the cutest hashtag you’ll see today

It will nourish your weary soul.

# obama - Thursday 18 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Barack Obama has confirmed he’ll visit Cuba next month Havana Breakthrough

Barack Obama has confirmed he’ll visit Cuba next month

Obama’s visit to Cuba will be the first by a sitting US president since the island’s 1959 revolution.

# obama - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Obama asks Republicans to ‘rise above the venom’ after judge’s unexpected death Supreme Court

Obama asks Republicans to ‘rise above the venom’ after judge’s unexpected death

Since Antonin Scalia’s death, White House lawyers and advisers have been scrambling to refine and vet a list of potential replacements.

# obama - Friday 12 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie A judge who sentenced a man to 55 years in prison is pleading for his release Mandatory Sentencing

A judge who sentenced a man to 55 years in prison is pleading for his release

Weldon Angelos was convicted in Utah in 2004 for dealing small amounts of marijuana and possession of firearms.

# obama - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie ‘Insulting Muslims diminishes us’: Obama uses last State of the Union to take aim at Trump Peddling Fiction

‘Insulting Muslims diminishes us’: Obama uses last State of the Union to take aim at Trump

Obama took on the Republicans for talking up the threat posed by Islamic State.

# obama - Saturday 9 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Secret Service foils plot to kidnap President Obama’s pet dogs Fdotus

Secret Service foils plot to kidnap President Obama’s pet dogs

The man arrested over the plot told agents he was ‘Jesus Christ’.

# obama - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Fox News host slams Obama’s tearful display, says he hid ‘raw onion’ in podium No More Tears

Fox News host slams Obama’s tearful display, says he hid ‘raw onion’ in podium

Republican politicians and commentators have been lining up to criticise Obama for his emotional gun control announcement.

From TheJournal.ie Watch: Obama in tears as he announces plan on gun control Emotional

Watch: Obama in tears as he announces plan on gun control

The US President became emotional as he remembered 20 elementary school children shot dead three years ago in Newtown, Connecticut.

# obama - Sunday 3 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Obama and Hilary want crackdown on gun violence … Trump, not so much Mass Shootings This post contains videos

Obama and Hilary want crackdown on gun violence … Trump, not so much

Republicans aren’t so keen on the President’s plans.

# obama - Friday 1 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Ten quotes about leadership from the most powerful people in the world Follow My Lead

Ten quotes about leadership from the most powerful people in the world

“There’s nothing wrong with being ambitious.”

# obama - Thursday 31 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie “Don’t eat the pizza”: How to survive a high-stress job Less Stress More Success

“Don’t eat the pizza”: How to survive a high-stress job

According to a man who ran Obama’s digital campaign in 2012.

# obama - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘I watched this man bleed out. He was rolling on the ground and I imagined his last moments’ Column

‘I watched this man bleed out. He was rolling on the ground and I imagined his last moments’

The drone programme has been referred to as a “global assassination campaign” that has murdered over 4,000 people, writes Julien Mercille.

# obama - Tuesday 22 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump says Hillary Clinton was “schlonged” by Barack Obama in their 2008 race Below The Belt This post contains videos

Donald Trump says Hillary Clinton was “schlonged” by Barack Obama in their 2008 race

Yes, it means the same thing over there as it does here.

# obama - Friday 11 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Concerns for Irish citizens as US visa waiver may be abolished Esta

Concerns for Irish citizens as US visa waiver may be abolished

An immigration expert has warned that entering the US could become a lot more difficult.

# obama - Thursday 10 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Russian supermarket apologises for product showing Barack Obama as a monkey The Apes Of Wrath

Russian supermarket apologises for product showing Barack Obama as a monkey

A souvenir calendar chopping board featured a photo of the US president, as the youngest in a family of chimpanzees.

# obama - Thursday 3 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Bombs and thousands of bullets found at California shooting suspects’ house San Bernadino

Bombs and thousands of bullets found at California shooting suspects’ house

Twelve pipe bombs were found in the suspects’ home.

# obama - Monday 30 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie A game changer? Here’s what’s actually happening at the Paris climate conference Explainer

A game changer? Here’s what’s actually happening at the Paris climate conference

COP21 is seen as the last best chance for the world to stop an environmental disaster.

# obama - Thursday 19 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie US politicians just voted to make it almost impossible for refugees fleeing ISIS to come to America US4038

US politicians just voted to make it almost impossible for refugees fleeing ISIS to come to America

“We might as well take down the Statue of Liberty,” said one disgusted Democrat.

# obama - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 9 things we learned from Barack Obama’s interview with GQ Life In The White House

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

The US President says he’s quit smoking

# obama - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Nearly half of US states want to shut their doors to Syrian refugees Paris Attacks

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

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

# obama - Monday 16 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Who are Islamic State? Terror Army

Explainer: Who are Islamic State?

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

From TheJournal.ie “France is at war” – Francois Hollande Paris Attacks

“France is at war” – Francois Hollande

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

# obama - Friday 13 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Aung San Suu Kyi’s party storms to victory despite ‘dirty tricks and crackdowns’ Myanmar

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Obama just became the first US President to appear on the cover of an LGBT magazine Ally Of The Year

# obama - Monday 9 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Barack Obama has joined Facebook with a video of him walking in his back garden Friend Me

# obama - Saturday 31 October, 2015

# obama - Sunday 18 October, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What in the name of Putin is Russia up to in Syria? Endgame

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

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

# obama - Thursday 15 October, 2015

From TheJournal.ie This week’s vital property news: Rents have hit an all-time high and the housing crisis is worsening Property News This post contains images

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

Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.

# obama - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

# obama - Saturday 10 October, 2015

From TheJournal.ie No one wants to buy the Obamas’ former holiday home Martha's Vineyard

No one wants to buy the Obamas’ former holiday home

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

# obama - Thursday 8 October, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Rupert Murdoch under fire over tweet about ‘real black President’ The Divide

Rupert Murdoch under fire over tweet about ‘real black President’

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

# obama - Sunday 4 October, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Obama promises investigation into US hospital airstrike that saw “patients burn to death in their beds” Afghanistan

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

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

# obama - Friday 2 October, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Three people killed in separate US shooting Florida

Three people killed in separate US shooting

The shooter died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

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