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From TheJournal.ie WATCH: Obama tells trans heckler "You're in my house" No No No No

WATCH: Obama tells trans heckler "You're in my house"

The heckler was a transgender, undocumented immigrant activist protesting against the abuse of transgender immigrants.

From TheJournal.ie Sorry, Obama - George W Bush is more popular than you Dubya V Barack

Sorry, Obama - George W Bush is more popular than you

Most Americans also rate Bill Clinton highly.

From TheJournal.ie George H.W. Bush hospitalised over 'shortness of breath' The Older One

George H.W. Bush hospitalised over 'shortness of breath'

The 90 year old celebrated his last birthday with a parachute jump.

From TheJournal.ie "Do you wanna hit this?" - Barack Obama turns down offer of a joint in Colorado bar Audacity Of Dope

"Do you wanna hit this?" - Barack Obama turns down offer of a joint in Colorado bar

It appears his weed-smoking days are behind him.

From TheJournal.ie Moneygall to open its Barack Obama visitor centre On Tour

Moneygall to open its Barack Obama visitor centre

The centre is to open at Barack Obama Plaza in the Co Offaly town.

From TheJournal.ie US and Russia impose sanctions on each other over the crisis in Crimea Tit For Tat

US and Russia impose sanctions on each other over the crisis in Crimea

The latest measures by the US is being described as the worst East-West crisis since the Cold War.

5 of the best moments from Barack Obama's appearance on Between Two Ferns

He stopped in for a chat on Zach Galifianakis’ talk show, like a boss.

From TheJournal.ie Obama to meet Pope Francis in first Vatican visit since 2009 European Tour

Obama to meet Pope Francis in first Vatican visit since 2009

The US President has said he’s “hugely impressed” with the pontiff’s humility and empathy with the poor. Obama will also be paying a visit to Brussels.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Some day we might have an Ireland that truly meets the aspirations of JFK Opinion

Column: Some day we might have an Ireland that truly meets the aspirations of JFK

Fifty years ago, JFK said Ireland had something to give to the world. That’s still true, writes Ben English.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Trayvon Martin’s tragic death shows that race still divides America Opinion

Column: Trayvon Martin’s tragic death shows that race still divides America

It makes me feel guilty when we talk about race, and I suspect that’s how most white Americans feel, writes Larry Donnelly, who says there is still a way to go yet before racism no longer has a stronghold in America.

From TheJournal.ie Bernstein on Watergate: ‘We were afraid we’d make a mistake’ All The Presidents Men

Bernstein on Watergate: ‘We were afraid we’d make a mistake’

41 years ago today, the Watergate break-in took place, which led to the resignation of Richard Nixon. Carl Bernstein, one of the journalists that broke the story, was in Dalkey last night to speak about how it changed America.

From TheJournal.ie Can you name this little boy smiling at JFK during his visit to Ireland in 1963? Find This Boy

Can you name this little boy smiling at JFK during his visit to Ireland in 1963?

The National Library of Ireland is trying to identify the boy for an upcoming JFK Homecoming exhibition.

From TheJournal.ie Live music, Anne Doyle and a big flame lined up for 50th anniversary of JFK visit JFK

Live music, Anne Doyle and a big flame lined up for 50th anniversary of JFK visit

Irish dancer Michael Flatley will also make an appearance as well as some of Kennedy’s relatives.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Tuesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning! Here are the nine things you need to know as you kick off your Tuesday.

From The42 Stick to the day job: Barack Obama left red-faced after missing 17 consecutive shots Morto This post contains videos

Stick to the day job: Barack Obama left red-faced after missing 17 consecutive shots

The US president isn’t much of a basketball player going on this evidence.

From TheJournal.ie Proud day for designer of 'Gathering Bowl' presented to Obama Shamrock Bowl

Proud day for designer of 'Gathering Bowl' presented to Obama

Taoiseach Enda Kenny presented the shamrock bowl to President Barack Obama this evening at a St Patrick’s Day reception.

From TheJournal.ie 'Everything on table' in trade talks between EU and US Free Trade

'Everything on table' in trade talks between EU and US

A top Washington negotiator says talks about a free trade area between the US and EU will be as broad as possible.

From TheJournal.ie Tánaiste hails Obama commitment to free trade agreement Free Trade

Tánaiste hails Obama commitment to free trade agreement

In his State of the Union address last night, Obama said the US will launch talks on an agreement with the EU.

From TheJournal.ie Column: For Obama, this inauguration will be very different than the first Barack Obama

Column: For Obama, this inauguration will be very different than the first

In January 2009, nearly two million people flocked to see the first African-American be sworn in as president – but, four years on, some promises have yet to be fulfilled. This term will present even more challenges, writes Larry Donnelly.

This is the week's news... skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: Tinfoil hats to protect against interweb; abortion floodgates ‘like Guinness at The Gathering’; James Reilly a mystery to the Troika.

From TheJournal.ie Is this why Barack Obama is Time's Person of the Year? Pic Of The Day

Is this why Barack Obama is Time's Person of the Year?

He might be President of the United States but he can’t resist Spider-Man’s web.

From TheJournal.ie This is why they call Obama's Cadillac 'The Beast' Tank

This is why they call Obama's Cadillac 'The Beast'

PLUS: Remember when it got caught on a high ramp at the US Embassy in Dublin?

From TheJournal.ie Obama visits Aung San Suu Kyi at home, calls for more reform Burma This post contains images

Obama visits Aung San Suu Kyi at home, calls for more reform

Barack Obama has become the first sitting US President to visit the country.

From TheJournal.ie Obama campaign says it won Florida vote Florida

Obama campaign says it won Florida vote

Mitt Romney’s campaign team earlier conceded that the Republican presidential nominee lost Florida’s votes to President Barack Obama.

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: Democrats mash up Mitt Romney's new campaign ad US 2012 This post contains videos

VIDEO: Democrats mash up Mitt Romney's new campaign ad

Video response to Republican candidate’s new strategy uses Romney video against him.

From TheJournal.ie My favourite speech: Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Leo Varadkar Famous Words This post contains videos

My favourite speech: Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Leo Varadkar

Continuing our summer series on TheJournal.ie of public figures’ favourite speeches, Leo Varadkar picks one of the most famous speeches ever made by a US president.

Daniel Day Lewis and 4 other actors who are the spit of US presidents

How did hair and make-up do on these guys?

From TheJournal.ie Hurricane Isaac strengthens while approaching US coast Isaac This post contains videos

Hurricane Isaac strengthens while approaching US coast

President Obama has called on residents in the storm’s projected path to heed the warnings, saying: “Now’s not the time to tempt fate.”

From TheJournal.ie Obama assassination plot uncovered in US murder case Obama

Obama assassination plot uncovered in US murder case

Prosecutors say that four soldiers had planned to overthrow the US government.

Chicago erects plaque at spot of Obamas' first kiss Pda This post contains images

Chicago erects plaque at spot of Obamas' first kiss

The kiss “tasted like chocolate”, apparently.

From TheJournal.ie My favourite speech: Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Eamon Gilmore Famous Words This post contains videos

My favourite speech: Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Eamon Gilmore

Continuing our summer series on TheJournal.ie of public figures’ favourite speeches, Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore picks a speech by a former US president.

From TheJournal.ie Still got it: Bill Clinton viewed favourably by 66pc of Americans - poll US 2012

Still got it: Bill Clinton viewed favourably by 66pc of Americans - poll

Latest Gallup poll suggests Clinton could be a key player in Obama’s push for a second presidential term.

From TheJournal.ie Bill Clinton is cheating on us...with Greece Investment

Bill Clinton is cheating on us...with Greece

Well, he isn’t known for his fidelity.

From TheJournal.ie Obama's Moneygall cousin to work on connecting Ireland's global diaspora Ambassador

Obama's Moneygall cousin to work on connecting Ireland's global diaspora

Henry Healy “delighted” to join the Ireland Reaching Out campaign.

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: Today in 1963, JFK made this speech... Ein Berliner This post contains videos

WATCH: Today in 1963, JFK made this speech...

The ‘Ich bin ein Berliner’ speech became one of the US president’s most famous addresses.

Fancy registering your wedding with the Obama campaign?

The incumbent’s election campaign is calling for donations to be made by registering gifts for weddings, birthdays and anniversaries.

From TheJournal.ie Bob Dylan commended for influence on American culture TAMBOURINE MAN

Bob Dylan commended for influence on American culture

From protests during the civil rights movement era to a presidential honour at the White House, times are a-changin’ for Bob Dylan.

Jay-Z wants Obama to sing at US music festival Barack-Z This post contains videos

Jay-Z wants Obama to sing at US music festival

Just in case Obama wants to give up the day job – he always has his singing career to fall back on.

From TheJournal.ie Texas prisoner wins 40 per cent of ballot against Obama US Election

Texas prisoner wins 40 per cent of ballot against Obama

West Virginians signalled dissatisfaction with Obama in Democratic primary.

Obama surprises student with sign language Obama Signs This post contains videos

Obama surprises student with sign language

Obama shows he doesn’t just talk the talk, he can also sign the sign…