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# obama - Yesterday’s News

From TheJournal.ie Who helped get the US and Cuba talking again? The Pope, apparently PEACE BROKER

Who helped get the US and Cuba talking again? The Pope, apparently

It was the best birthday present he could get.

# obama - Friday 12 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie US avoids West Wing-style shutdown as House passes $1.1 trillion spending bill Phew

US avoids West Wing-style shutdown as House passes $1.1 trillion spending bill

The late night vote followed a long day of arm-twisting by the White House as dozens of Democrats revolted over parts of the bill.

# obama - Monday 8 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie “I would still be in that black hole” – Guantanamo inmates taste freedom after a decade Long Walk To Freedom

# obama - Saturday 6 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie US journalist and South African teacher killed in Yemen during rescue operation Rescue

US journalist and South African teacher killed in Yemen during rescue operation

His sister made a plea for his safe return just this morning.

# obama - Monday 1 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Aide resigns after telling Obama daughters to “dress like you deserve respect” Off Limits

Aide resigns after telling Obama daughters to “dress like you deserve respect”

Elizabeth Lauten was communications director to a Republican congressman

# obama - Saturday 29 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘You need a humour bypass’: Here are the winners and losers from the political week House Of Cards

‘You need a humour bypass’: Here are the winners and losers from the political week

In a week that saw a new Garda Commissioner, a big fat ‘no’ from the ECB and some serious eye-rolling.

# obama - Thursday 27 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s what the Obamas are having for Thanksgiving dinner Executive Privileges

Here’s what the Obamas are having for Thanksgiving dinner

“We go all out on pies. We don’t play with pie.”

# obama - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie “Some might call this amnesty” … Obama pardons two turkeys from their terrible and delicious fate WHITE HOUSE LOLS

“Some might call this amnesty” … Obama pardons two turkeys from their terrible and delicious fate

“I am here to announce what I’m sure will be the most talked-about executive action this month.”

# obama - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie A Galway man is introducing Barack Obama in Chicago tonight Irish Abroad

A Galway man is introducing Barack Obama in Chicago tonight

Obama is being introduced at a rally in Chicago by Galway man and restaurateur Billy Lawless.

# obama - Monday 24 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Tensions high as grand jury reaches decision in Ferguson police shooting Michael Brown

Tensions high as grand jury reaches decision in Ferguson police shooting

It’s feared that tonight’s announcement could provoke a violent backlash.

From TheJournal.ie The only Republican in Barack Obama’s national security team is resigning Outta Here

The only Republican in Barack Obama’s national security team is resigning

Chuck Hagel is stepping down as Defence Secretary.

# obama - Friday 21 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: At last, a lifeline for the undocumented Irish in the US Immigration Reform

Opinion: At last, a lifeline for the undocumented Irish in the US

President Obama’s action is the first ray of light in a long time for undocumented Irish men and women effectively trapped in the shadows of places like Boston, New York, Chicago and San Francisco.

# obama - Thursday 20 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 50,000 Irish citizens could be affected by Obama’s immigration law change Irish Abroad

50,000 Irish citizens could be affected by Obama’s immigration law change

The President will be using his power to create a system that better facilitates undocumented immigrants.

# obama - Sunday 9 November, 2014

RTÉ Teletext also fell prey to the old Obama-Osama mistake

RTÉ Teletext also fell prey to the old Obama-Osama mistake

First CNN, now Teletext. Is anybody safe?

# obama - Saturday 8 November, 2014

# obama - Friday 7 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie “I shot him two times in the forehead” – Two Navy Seals row over who killed Bin Laden Zero Dark Shirty

“I shot him two times in the forehead” – Two Navy Seals row over who killed Bin Laden

Robert O’Neill is the latest former Seal to claim he shot the Al-Qaeda leader.

# obama - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Republicans eye the Senate in close midterm vote Midterm Elections

Republicans eye the Senate in close midterm vote

Democrats could lose Senate seats in as many as 10 states.

# obama - Sunday 2 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: If the USA practises torture, then so could any other country Prisoners

Opinion: If the USA practises torture, then so could any other country

Torture, as well as being abhorrent, doesn’t actually work: it yields unreliable results and can damage subsequent intelligence gathering.

# obama - Thursday 30 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Was the Russian government behind White House computer hacking? Threat

Was the Russian government behind White House computer hacking?

The White House says it takes the breach very seriously.

# obama - Thursday 23 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie White House fence jumper charged with kicking two police dogs North Lawn

# obama - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

# obama - Saturday 11 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie New US ambassador to Ireland says he is the luckiest man in the United States New Man In Town

New US ambassador to Ireland says he is the luckiest man in the United States

Kevin O’Malley disagrees that it is merely the US laws that facilitates the ‘double Irish’ tax code.

# obama - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie US Secret Service chief resigns over security breaches Gone

US Secret Service chief resigns over security breaches

Julia Pierson had only taken up her post 18 months ago after a prostitution scandal erupted within the agency

# obama - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: The US should step back and let the Middle East tackle Isis Cycle Of Violence

Opinion: The US should step back and let the Middle East tackle Isis

It is time to stop air strikes and let the people of the Middle East decide their own fate – together and without interference.

# 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.

# 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.

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