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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.

From TheJournal.ie Secret Service regrets "administrative input error" that kept Gerry Adams from White House event Not Tonight Mate

Secret Service regrets "administrative input error" that kept Gerry Adams from White House event

The Sinn Féin president was left waiting for 90 minutes by security personnel checking his documents, before deciding to leave.

From TheJournal.ie Sliced bread, crisps, and cufflinks: The gifts that Enda gave the Obamas St Patrick's Day

Sliced bread, crisps, and cufflinks: The gifts that Enda gave the Obamas

A special Bord Bia hamper, a book on 1916 and, of course, the bowl of shamrock were among the gifts presented at the White House yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Joe Biden thinks Enda Kenny would get 80% of the vote if he ran in America Top Of The Mornin

Joe Biden thinks Enda Kenny would get 80% of the vote if he ran in America

The US vice president reckons the caretaker Taoiseach has done “a hell of a job”.

From TheJournal.ie Trump, violence and one of the nastiest presidential campaigns ever Race To The White House

Trump, violence and one of the nastiest presidential campaigns ever

Rowdy standoffs between pro- and anti-Trump protesters — often with a racial edge to them — appear to have become the norm at rallies.

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.

From TheJournal.ie A Republican presidential candidate has said Obama was "raised white" Ben Carson

A Republican presidential candidate has said Obama was "raised white"

Ben Carson has described Obama as an “African” American.

From TheJournal.ie Barack Obama is really trying to close Guantanamo Bay prison War On Terrorism

Barack Obama is really trying to close Guantanamo Bay prison

“This is about closing a chapter in history,” the US President said today.

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.

#ObamaAndKids is the cutest hashtag you'll see today

It will nourish your weary soul.

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.

From TheJournal.ie How the death of this Supreme Court judge has sparked a huge political battle Justice

How the death of this Supreme Court judge has sparked a huge political battle

The coming months will see clashes between Republicans and Democrats as Obama tries to confirm a successor before he leaves the White House.

From The42 Championship changes? No We Can't - Even Obama would struggle to lead reform in the GAA Column

Championship changes? No We Can't - Even Obama would struggle to lead reform in the GAA

TV3′s Tommy Martin believes the organisation is at a crossroads as the divide grows between grassroots and the elite level.

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’.

From TheJournal.ie Obama at CNN town hall meeting: I am not out to get your guns Imaginary Fiction This post contains videos

Obama at CNN town hall meeting: I am not out to get your guns

The US president took on the gun lobby in a forum televised on prime-time CNN last night.

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.

From TheJournal.ie US mayor says sorry to Muslims for calling Barack Obama a Muslim US Politics

US mayor says sorry to Muslims for calling Barack Obama a Muslim

He continued his criticism of President Obama.

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.

From TheJournal.ie The accused '9/11 Five' remain in Guantanamo and probably won't ever get a real trial Al Qaeda

The accused '9/11 Five' remain in Guantanamo and probably won't ever get a real trial

Attempts to put them on trial in New York for the terrorist attacks backfired.

From TheJournal.ie "This was an act of terrorism": Obama in rare Oval Office address Poisoned Minds This post contains videos

"This was an act of terrorism": Obama in rare Oval Office address

The US president has vowed to defeat the threat posed by IS.

From TheJournal.ie Bataclan tributes: 'Each of these numerous bouquets laid here carries much sadness' Paris

Bataclan tributes: 'Each of these numerous bouquets laid here carries much sadness'

World leaders are flocking to the scene of floral tributes left outside the Bataclan.

From TheJournal.ie White House goes into lockdown after a man wearing a USA flag hops the fence God Bless America This post contains videos

White House goes into lockdown after a man wearing a USA flag hops the fence

It’s not the first time it’s happened in recent times.

From TheJournal.ie One police force is using Katy Perry tracks to disperse protests Hot N Cold

One police force is using Katy Perry tracks to disperse protests

Philippine officials used the left-field tactic while Barack Obama was in town.

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

Barack Obama brilliantly redefined the meaning of 'playing like a girl'

And inspired the slickest Vine ever.

From TheJournal.ie He's out: Joe Biden is NOT running for US president Not Happening

He's out: Joe Biden is NOT running for US president

The US vice president has decided not to challenge Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton.

From TheJournal.ie Remember the kid arrested over a clock? He just paid a visit to the White House Smiles All Around

Remember the kid arrested over a clock? He just paid a visit to the White House

The Texas teenager was arrested after a homemade clock he brought to school was mistaken for a bomb.

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.

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).

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.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump: I'll send all Syrian refugees back Backtracking

Donald Trump: I'll send all Syrian refugees back

The US presidential candidate said many of the refugees could be members of Islamic State.

From TheJournal.ie US 'gravely concerned' as Russia bombs areas not controlled by Islamic State Syria

US 'gravely concerned' as Russia bombs areas not controlled by Islamic State

It’s Moscow’s first engagement in a distant theatre of war since the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan.

From TheJournal.ie Watch the moment Barack Obama met jailed drug dealers for a new prison documentary Fixing The System This post contains videos

Watch the moment Barack Obama met jailed drug dealers for a new prison documentary

The programme looks at whether non-violent drug dealers should face long jail-terms.

From TheJournal.ie When Francis met Barack: Here's what the Pope spoke about during his White House visit US Visit

When Francis met Barack: Here's what the Pope spoke about during his White House visit

Washington is pulling out all the stops for the historic visit.

From TheJournal.ie Barack Obama left a lovely comment on this heartwarming Humans of New York photo HONY

Barack Obama left a lovely comment on this heartwarming Humans of New York photo

It’s a story involving a man, his son, and a load of apricots.

Barack Obama left a lovely comment on this heartwarming Humans of New York photo

It’s a story involving a man, his son, and a load of apricots.

From TheJournal.ie Has Obama been drinking his own urine in a bid to highlight climate change? Refreshing

Has Obama been drinking his own urine in a bid to highlight climate change?

The US President is taking part in Bear Grylls’ show in a bid to bring the issue to a wider audience.

From TheJournal.ie Is this the only man who can stop Donald Trump? Republican Wars

Is this the only man who can stop Donald Trump?

Ben Carson is neck-and-neck with Trump in the latest poll.

From TheJournal.ie The government's 'certificate of Irishness' is being scrapped due to lack of interest Dead Cert

The government's 'certificate of Irishness' is being scrapped due to lack of interest

Only 179 of the things were sold this year.