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# obama - Yesterday’s News

From TheJournal.ie The NSA can’t listen to people’s phone calls – for now Surveillance

The NSA can’t listen to people’s phone calls – for now

Intelligence officials have warned the development could jeopardise Americans’ safety.

# obama - Sunday 31 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie A man has offered Barack Obama 50 cows for his daughter Holy Moo-trimony

A man has offered Barack Obama 50 cows for his daughter

The White House hasn’t responded.

From TheJournal.ie ‘We are saddened beyond words’: Joe Biden’s son has died aged 46 Beau Biden

‘We are saddened beyond words’: Joe Biden’s son has died aged 46

Beau Biden, Delaware Attorney General, had been privately battling brain cancer.

# obama - Friday 29 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: Presidential candidate Rand Paul’s new ad is the most American thing ever Macho Man Randy Savage

WATCH: Presidential candidate Rand Paul’s new ad is the most American thing ever

Fire-breathing American eagle? Check. “Royal Rumble” voice-over? Check.

# obama - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Guantánamo lawyers banned from bringing detainees fast food and treats Put That Away

Guantánamo lawyers banned from bringing detainees fast food and treats

One lawyer called the move “Petty and nasty.”

# obama - Thursday 21 May, 2015

This toddler threw a fit in front of President Obama

We’re sure she had her reasons.

# obama - Monday 18 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Barack Obama FINALLY gets his own Twitter account – and he’s pretty excited Oh Hai Potus

Barack Obama FINALLY gets his own Twitter account – and he’s pretty excited

Now he and Enda can swap messages more freely.

# obama - Thursday 14 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Did Obama tell a huge number of lies about the killing of Osama bin Laden? Explainer

Did Obama tell a huge number of lies about the killing of Osama bin Laden?

A potentially explosive exposé by Seymour Hersh has been slammed by the White House. Get up to speed on the controversy, here…

# obama - Thursday 30 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Watch a 12-year-old student shut a rambling Barack Obama down Nobama This post contains videos

Watch a 12-year-old student shut a rambling Barack Obama down

“I think you’ve sort of covered everything about that question.”

# obama - Thursday 23 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Obama ‘profoundly regrets’ drone strike that killed US and Italian hostages Drone Wars

Obama ‘profoundly regrets’ drone strike that killed US and Italian hostages

“On behalf of the United States government, I offer our deepest apologies to the families.”

# obama - Friday 10 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie She’s running!: Hillary Clinton will (finally) make it official this weekend Run For The Hills

She’s running!: Hillary Clinton will (finally) make it official this weekend

The former First Lady and Secretary of State is to run again for the White House.

Did you see Obama being the most embarrassing dad ever?

Can’t bring him anywhere.

# obama - Thursday 26 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Pope Francis is heading to the White House Oh Hi Obama

Pope Francis is heading to the White House

It’ll be the pontiff’s first visit to Washington.

# obama - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

Obama denied Enda Kenny’s handshake and it will give you extreme secondhand embarrassment

Ground, please. Do us a solid and swallow us up.

# obama - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The Secret Service want to build a mock-up of the White House Security Breach

The Secret Service want to build a mock-up of the White House

It said it would help them train better for security breaches.

From TheJournal.ie Michelle Obama danced to Uptown Funk with Ellen – and it was amazing First Lady Of Funk

Michelle Obama danced to Uptown Funk with Ellen – and it was amazing

Saturday night and she in the spot, don’t believe me? Just watch.

From TheJournal.ie Obama will get a LOAD of Irish food today, but no Tayto The Cook Of The Irish

Obama will get a LOAD of Irish food today, but no Tayto

It’ll all probably be destroyed though…

# obama - Sunday 15 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie “I’m not saying I’m any funnier. I’m saying weed is now legal” – Obama plays joker-in-chief Joint Chief

“I’m not saying I’m any funnier. I’m saying weed is now legal” – Obama plays joker-in-chief

The US President was speaking at the glitzy Gridiron Club banquet.

# obama - Friday 13 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Barack Obama reads mean tweets about himself* Commander In Tweets

Barack Obama reads mean tweets about himself*

*But they weren’t that mean.

# obama - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Hillary’s deleted emails were about Chelsea’s wedding and yoga, apparently Computer Says No

Hillary’s deleted emails were about Chelsea’s wedding and yoga, apparently

Meanwhile, Bill has said he doesn’t actually use email…

# obama - Thursday 26 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Enda Kenny is going to perform at a music festival in Texas* Hands In The Air

Enda Kenny is going to perform at a music festival in Texas*

*No word on whether or not he’ll actually sing.

# obama - Thursday 19 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie US at War: “The terrorists do not speak for a billion Muslims” Terror

US at War: “The terrorists do not speak for a billion Muslims”

Barack Obama has been criticised domestically for not describing the attacks in Denmark and France as the work of “Islamic radicals”.

# obama - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

# obama - Thursday 12 February, 2015

# obama - Monday 26 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Indian prime minister wears suit with his own name written all over it Modi Mode

Indian prime minister wears suit with his own name written all over it

That’s not a suit, THIS is a suit.

# obama - Saturday 24 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Ireland to pay respects at King Abdullah condolence service Saudi Arabia

Ireland to pay respects at King Abdullah condolence service

Ambassador Tony Cotter is representing the Department of Foreign Affairs.

# obama - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Barack Obama’s State of the Union address last night was unexpectedly feisty The Good News

Barack Obama’s State of the Union address last night was unexpectedly feisty

The President’s speech was an attempt to sell a story of a national economy emerging from the “shadow of crisis”.

# obama - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

Obama apologises to couple after they’re forced to relocate their wedding

The president’s golf game is more important than a marriage. This we have learned.

# obama - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

# obama - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Sony is now going to release The Interview to “the largest possible audience” Pr Money Can't Buy

Sony is now going to release The Interview to “the largest possible audience”

Only 200-300 cinemas are, however, expected to show the film.

# obama - Sunday 21 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie US to review North Korea terror status after Sony hack Hacking

US to review North Korea terror status after Sony hack

President Barack Obama said the hacking incident was not an act of war.

# obama - Saturday 20 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie North Korea: ‘We had nothing to do with the Sony attack’ Proposal

North Korea: ‘We had nothing to do with the Sony attack’

Pyongyang warned the US of “grave consequences” if the proposal for the joint investigation was rejected.

# obama - Thursday 18 December, 2014

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

“I would still be in that black hole” – Guantanamo inmates taste freedom after a decade

Uruguay has agreed to take six former prisoners.

# 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.

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