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Obama, DiCaprio to discuss climate change
Washington, Sep 26 : US President Barack Obama and Oscar-winning actor Leonardo DiCaprio will discuss ways to combat climate change at a White House event next week.
America's stark choice in an election that hangs in the balance
I am probably not alone in sensing that the Democratic Party coalition which enabled Barack Obama's ascent to the presidency may be losing its steam. The signs are painfully visible everywhere, and if it is true it could mean that Donald Trump and his coterie of racist bigots, economic ...
Obama used pseudonym in e-mails with Clinton, new FBI documents say
Washington, Sep 25 : US President Barack Obama reportedly used a pseudonym in some of the e-mails he exchanged with Hillary Clinton when she served as his Secretary of State from 2009-2013, according to new documents released by the FBI.
Obama celebrates opening of African-American museum
Washington, Sep 24 : President Barack Obama said that he empathises with people on the police-involved Charlotte and Tulsa killings and hopes people will see things in a "greater context".
Obama vetoes 9/11 lawsuit bill that allows families to sue Saudi ...
Washington, DC [USA], Sept. 24 : President Barack Obama has vetoed a bill that would have allowed the families of 9/11 victims to sue the Government of Saudi Arabia, pitting him against the Congress.
Obama advices Hillary to 'be yourself' before presidential debates
Washington, Sep 24 : US President Barack Obama offered his advice for Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton as she prepares to debate Republican rival Donald Trump for the first time next week.
Obama vetoes 9/11 lawsuit bill
Washinton, Sep 24 : US President Barack Obama has vetoed a bill that will allow family members of 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia, pitting him against Congress and both presidential candidates on an emotionally charged matter.
Olympics will become Paralympics as technology enhances human ...
Kolkata, Sep 23 : With technology increasingly enhancing human abilities, a day will come when Olympics become the Paralympics, envisions scientist Sethuraman "Panch" Panchanathan, the first American of Indian origin to be appointed to the US National Science Board by President Barack Obama.
Obama shares video of child offering home to refugee
Washington, Sep 23 : US President Barack Obama shared a video of a young American boy who wrote asking to host Omran Daqneesh, a 5-year-old Syrian child who's picture went viral earlier this month.
President is really into gossip: Michelle Obama
Los Angeles, Sep 21 : US First Lady Michelle Obama says her husband and US President Barack Obama is able to get out of work mode when he is with the children, and he is "really into gossip" at the dinner table.
US President Obama urges world to eschew division and pursue global ...
New York, Sept 21 : In his final address to the United Nations General Assembly as United States President, Barack Obama on Tuesday delivered a ringing appeal for global integration in the face of religious fundamentalism, the politics of ethnicity, aggressive nationalism and crude populism, even ...
Obama rails against political 'strongmen'
United Nations, Sep 21 : US President Barack Obama railed against political "strongmen", nationalism and isolation in a farewell address to the United Nations General Assembly, taking his campaign battle with Donald Trump to the podium of the world's foremost international institution.
We must open our hearts and do more to help refugees: Barack Obama at ...
New York, Sept 20 : In his final address to the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) here, US President Barack Obama on Tuesday said the world will be more secure if "we are prepared to help those in need."
Obama calls for more efforts to help refugees
United Nations, Sep 21 : US President Barack Obama has called on the countries to open hearts and do more to help refugees who are desperate for home.
Obama urges citizens not to 'succumb to fear'
New York, Sep 20 : US President Barack Obama urged citizens not to "succumb to fear" after the attacks over the past few days in New York, New Jersey and Minnesota, presumably perpetrated by jihadis.
Netanyahu to meet Obama during UN meeting
Jerusalem, Sep 19 : Israeli Prime Minister's Office confirmed on Sunday that Benjamin Netanyahu will meet US President Barack Obama on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York on Wednesday.
Obama bats for Clinton, says will consider it "personal insult" if ...
Washington [USA], Sept. 18 (ANI): United States President Barack Obama delivered an emotional plea to the African-American community to stop Donald Trump and said that he would consider it a "personal insult" to his legacy if the black voters didn't turn out to vote apparently for Hillary Clinton.
Personal insult if black voters don't back Clinton: Obama
Washington, Sep 18 : President Barack Obama urged the African-American community to help stop Donald Trump, saying he would consider it a "personal insult" to his legacy if black voters did not back Hillary Clinton.
Trump campaign acknowledges Obama was born in US
Washington, Sep 16 : US Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's campaign has acknowledged that President Barack Obama was born in the US, media reported.
Obama designates first US Atlantic marine monument
Washington, Sep 16 : US President Barack Obama on Thursday designated the country's first marine national monument in the Atlantic Ocean that aims to protect fragile deep-sea ecosystems off the coast of New England.
U.S. prepared to lift Myanmar sanctions: Obama
Washington [US], Sept. 15 : Following Myanmar Democratic transformation, U.S. President Barack Obama has announced that his government was prepared to lift sanctions on the country.
Morgan Freeman, Mel Brooks to receive National Medal of Arts
Los Angeles, Sep 15 : Actors Mel Brooks, Morgan Freeman and Audra McDonald, composer Philip Glass and record producer Berry Gordy are among the recipients of the annual National Medal of Arts, which US President Barack Obama will confer at a ceremony at the White House on September 22.
US moves to restore Myanmar trade benefits, ready to lift sanctions
Washington, Sep 15 : US President Barack Obama has announced his intent to restore trade benefits to Myanmar, saying Washington is ready to lift sanctions on the Asian country.
US moves to restore Myanmar trade benefits
Washimgton, Sep 15 : US President Barack Obama on Wednesday announced his intent to restore trade benefits to Myanmar, the White House said.
Obama signs order to lift US sanctions on Cote d'Ivoire
Washington, Sep 15 : US President Barack Obama signed on Wednesday an executive order that terminates the national emergency declared with respect to Cote d'Ivoire and lifts the economic sanctions on the African country.
Obama to consider easing Myanmar sanctions as Aung San Suu Kyi visits
Washington [USA], Sept. 14 (ANI): United States President Barack Obama will today host Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi in the Oval Office, where he is likely to ascertain whether the time is right to remove further economic sanction on Myanmar leaders to help boost economic development in ...
Obama hits campaign trail for Clinton
Philadelphia, Sep 14 : US President Barack Obama on Tuesday hit the campaign trail on behalf of Democratic presidential candidate -- and his former Secretary of State -- Hillary Clinton, going on to harshly criticise her Republican rival, Donald Trump.
Edward Snowden makes case for presidential pardon
London, Sep 13 : Whistleblower Edward Snowden believes that US President Barack Obama should pardon him before he leaves office in January, arguing that the disclosure by WikiLeaks of the scale of surveillance by the US and British intelligence agencies was not only morally right but had left ...
Obama to veto 9/11 victims bill
Washington, Sep 13 : US President Barack Obama is set to veto a bill that would allow survivors and families of victims of the September 11, 2001, terror attacks to sue Saudi Arabia, the White House said on Monday.
Obama discusses political agenda with Congress leaders
Washington, Sep 13 : US President Barack Obama met with Congress leaders in the White House to discuss political agenda priorities, including funds for the next fiscal year and combating the Zika virus.