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# obama - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Captured British aid worker pleads for his life in audio file sent to his wife Held Hostage

Captured British aid worker pleads for his life in audio file sent to his wife

Alan Henning was seized during an aid mission to Syria last December.

From TheJournal.ie A little-known terror group was ‘on verge of major attack’ on the US Khorasan

A little-known terror group was ‘on verge of major attack’ on the US

The group, unaffiliated to the Islamic State group, was also targeted in air strikes today.

From TheJournal.ie US Navy record missile attack on Islamic State group and upload it on YouTube Military Operation This post contains videos

US Navy record missile attack on Islamic State group and upload it on YouTube

The US navy have documented the attack by filming the Tomahawk Land-Attack Missiles in action.

From TheJournal.ie Leonardo DiCaprio and Al Gore are at the UN Climate Summit but China and India are no shows Climate Change

Leonardo DiCaprio and Al Gore are at the UN Climate Summit but China and India are no shows

Leaders from China and India, two of the world’s largest polluters, are not attending.

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# obama - Thursday 18 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Obama set to arm Syrian rebels against ISIS – but only after Republican support It's On

# obama - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Obama says the Ebola crisis is ‘spiralling out of control’ Call To Action

Obama says the Ebola crisis is ‘spiralling out of control’

The American president ordered 3,000 US military personnel to West Africa to combat the growing health crisis.

# obama - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie US bombs Islamic State near Baghdad for first time Air Strike

US bombs Islamic State near Baghdad for first time

Last week Obama ordered a “relentless” war against the Islamic State.

From TheJournal.ie Obama orders 3,000 US troops to West Africa to ‘turn the tide’ on Ebola End The Outbreak

Obama orders 3,000 US troops to West Africa to ‘turn the tide’ on Ebola

The current outbreak has killed 2,400 people so far.

# obama - Friday 12 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie CIA triples its estimate of the number of Islamic State fighters Iraq

CIA triples its estimate of the number of Islamic State fighters

Up to 2,000 Westerners are fighting with the group, the intelligence agency says.

# obama - Thursday 11 September, 2014

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

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Temperatures of up to 22 degrees today… Here’s everything you need to know as you start your Thursday.

From TheJournal.ie Obama orders “relentless” war against Islamic State Degrade And Destroy

Obama orders “relentless” war against Islamic State

The President said in a televised address that the US would “degrade, and ultimately destroy” the group.

# obama - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Obama to lay out Islamic State battle plan Prime Time Address

Obama to lay out Islamic State battle plan

The speech will give Obama a chance to redress criticism that he has been slow to respond to IS, amid fears fighters armed with Western passports could hit US targets.

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

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Another warm September day on the way… Here’s everything you need to know.

# obama - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Little boy gets bored in the White House, performs amazing faceplant Seizing Your Moment

# obama - Saturday 6 September, 2014

Barack Obama meets young family… in a field… in England

And he jumped in for a family photo.

# obama - Thursday 4 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ukraine president to brief Western leaders before Welsh Nato summit Busy Enough Day

Ukraine president to brief Western leaders before Welsh Nato summit

Meanwhile, Obama and Cameron have vowed to destroy Islamic State in the Middle East.

# obama - Friday 29 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ukraine death toll nears 2,600 as West turns up the heat on Russia Crossing The Line

Ukraine death toll nears 2,600 as West turns up the heat on Russia

NATO leaders are in crisis talks today.

# obama - Thursday 28 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Obama: ‘It’s plain to see Russia is arming rebels in Ukraine’ Tan Suit

Obama: ‘It’s plain to see Russia is arming rebels in Ukraine’

However the President’s suit made more waves on Twitter.

# obama - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Iraqi troops launch major operation against IS fighters over Saddam’s hometown Iraq

Iraqi troops launch major operation against IS fighters over Saddam’s hometown

Meanwhile, Washington insists it is not ‘on the same page’ as Syria in their fight against Islamic State militants.

# obama - Saturday 16 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Stores looted after police say slain US teen is robbery suspect Ferguson

Stores looted after police say slain US teen is robbery suspect

The shooting of an unarmed black teenager has led to rallies, protests and rioting in the town.

# obama - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

President Obama issues statement following death of Robin Williams RIP

President Obama issues statement following death of Robin Williams

“He made us laugh. He made us cry”.

# obama - Monday 11 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Who else, besides Americans, are flying military jets in Iraq? They might not be Iraqis… Islamic State

Who else, besides Americans, are flying military jets in Iraq? They might not be Iraqis…

Russians or Iranians might have piloted planes that targeted Islamic State militants last week.

# obama - Sunday 10 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie West warns Russia against further faux aid missions into Ukraine Donetsk This post contains images

West warns Russia against further faux aid missions into Ukraine

Ukraine also reported that several of its positions were still coming under mortar fire from Russian territory.

From TheJournal.ie Britain has started airdropping food and water to besieged Yazidi Islamic State

Britain has started airdropping food and water to besieged Yazidi

US forces said they had “successfully (conducted) four airstrikes to defend Yazidi civilians being indiscriminately attacked”.

# obama - Saturday 9 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie No end in sight: Obama warns that new US intervention in Iraq is a “long-term project” Back In Iraq

No end in sight: Obama warns that new US intervention in Iraq is a “long-term project”

Air strikes began yesterday and don’t look like ending any time soon.

# obama - Thursday 7 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie President Obama is considering air strikes in Iraq – reports Isis

President Obama is considering air strikes in Iraq – reports

One source said his decision was “imminent.”

# obama - Saturday 2 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Shelling hampers search as experts continue to scour MH17 site Ukraine

Shelling hampers search as experts continue to scour MH17 site

Armed rebel fighters have remained at the scene to keep an eye on the gathered journalists.

From TheJournal.ie Hamas denies knowledge of captured soldier as US votes to fund Israel’s Iron Dome Gaza

Hamas denies knowledge of captured soldier as US votes to fund Israel’s Iron Dome

A short lived truce collapsed yesterday with 107 Palestinians killed.

# obama - Friday 1 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Obama: US “tortured some folks” after 9/11, but critics should not be “too sanctimonious” Torture

Obama: US “tortured some folks” after 9/11, but critics should not be “too sanctimonious”

President Obama said “a lot of those folks were working hard and under enormous pressure, and are real patriots”.

# obama - Thursday 31 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The US House of Representatives voted to sue Obama Oh No You Didn't

The US House of Representatives voted to sue Obama

The house claims the US President overstepped his powers with the Obamacare reform bill.

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

The 9 at 9: Thursday

It’s Thursday – and here’s all that you need to know as you start your day.

# obama - Monday 28 July, 2014

Fist bumps are the least infectious way to say hello

Forget hand shakes and high fives.

# obama - Friday 25 July, 2014

From Business ETC The Briefcase: a US President, the Budget and definitely not a housing bubble Inbox Me
From TheJournal.ie Obama accuses companies that relocate to Ireland of “gaming the system” Debt And Taxes

Obama accuses companies that relocate to Ireland of “gaming the system”

The President was not happy. Not happy at all.

# obama - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Obamacare on the rocks? Controversial law hits major court setback Trouble

Obamacare on the rocks? Controversial law hits major court setback

The ruling means many low and middle-income people could face price hikes.

# obama - Thursday 17 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie US will offer any assistance needed to determine what happened to flight MH17 Mh17

US will offer any assistance needed to determine what happened to flight MH17

Obama said his first priority was to determine whether there were any US citizens were on board.

# obama - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie This poignant Michelle Obama photo perfectly captures 60 years of American history Snapshot

This poignant Michelle Obama photo perfectly captures 60 years of American history

The First Lady herself grew up in segregated schools. So, you know, it’s a fairly decent photo.

# obama - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Incoming US ambassador wants to meet all parties in Northern Ireland New Job

Incoming US ambassador wants to meet all parties in Northern Ireland

He said he would like to see everyone get back to the table so that the Haas proposals could be adopted.

# obama - Friday 11 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Gaza death toll hits 100 as truce efforts waver Escalation

Gaza death toll hits 100 as truce efforts waver

Israeli airstrikes continue to bombard Gaza today as the Palestinian death toll reaches 100.

# obama - Thursday 10 July, 2014

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