# obama - Today’s News
Gifts for all the family this Christmas
# obama - Thursday 5 December, 2013
The little girl lost her balance when greeting the Obama’s newest pup.
# obama - Tuesday 26 November, 2013
Two businesses will go to the Supreme Court to get exemptions given to religious organisations extended.
# obama - Sunday 24 November, 2013
After almost a decade of stalemate, three rounds of negotiations since September led to a pre-dawn interim deal in Geneva.
# obama - Wednesday 20 November, 2013
The Presidential Medal of Freedom ceremony was lent added poignancy as the award was first minted by John F. Kennedy, who was assassinated 50 years ago this week.
# obama - Thursday 14 November, 2013
An investigation found two agents sent sexually suggestive emails to a female colleague.
# obama - Tuesday 29 October, 2013
# obama - Sunday 27 October, 2013
# obama - Saturday 26 October, 2013
# obama - Friday 25 October, 2013
# obama - Thursday 24 October, 2013
Who knew you could tap a battered old Nokia…
# obama - Tuesday 22 October, 2013
Amnesty International says that the US has failed to live up to its promise of openness with Pakistani villagers leaving in constant fear.
# obama - Thursday 17 October, 2013
Hint: It’s nearly ten times Ireland’s budget adjustment.
President Barack Obama signed the measure which will raise the debt ceiling and reopen the federal government late last night.
# obama - Monday 14 October, 2013
Both the leaders of the Democratic and Republican senators are hopeful of a deal being reached, but nothing has been formalised yet.
# obama - Friday 11 October, 2013
The two sides held talks in an effort to avert a looming debt crisis and end the continuing US federal shutdown.
# obama - Wednesday 9 October, 2013
If confirmed by the Senate, Yellen would be the first woman to head a major central bank anywhere in the world.
# obama - Tuesday 8 October, 2013
A high-risk plan by Democratic Senate leader Harry Reid is expected to be opposed by Republicans, but it is not known if they will take the step of filibustering it.
# obama - Saturday 5 October, 2013
The negotiations had been due to begin in Brussels next week.
# obama - Friday 4 October, 2013
Miriam Carey rammed a barrier at the White House before making for the US Capitol, where she was shot.
# obama - Monday 30 September, 2013
800,000 federal employees could be forced off the job, if a midnight deadline to extend spending bills is not reached.
# obama - Saturday 28 September, 2013
Last night’s phone conversation was the first direct contact between leaders of the two nations in 34 years.
# obama - Friday 27 September, 2013
The call to discuss Iran’s nuclear programme shows evidence of an unprecedented opening of relations between the two nations.
# obama - Tuesday 24 September, 2013
The ex-agent, Donald Sachtleben, “willfully disclosed … national defence information to a person not authorised to receive it” the Justice Department said last night.
# obama - Wednesday 11 September, 2013
A number of memorials took place today to mark the twelfth anniversary of the attacks that struck America on 11 September 2001.
# obama - Monday 9 September, 2013
The Russian plan for the Assad regime to surrender its weapons has been given a cautious reception in the White House.
In an interview with US network CBS, President Bashar Al-Assad said a war is not in the US interest as Russia suggests a compromise plan where Syria would hand over its chemical weapons.
# obama - Sunday 8 September, 2013
The videos were released overnight as the Obama administration embarks on a media blitz to press the case for intervention in the coming days.
# obama - Friday 6 September, 2013
Putin has emerged as one of the most implacable critics of military intervention against the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
# obama - Thursday 5 September, 2013
EU Council President Herman Van Rompuy urged caution as Russian President Vladir Putin said the Syrian conflict would be discussed over dinner.
# obama - Wednesday 4 September, 2013
The full Senate will vote on the issue next week. It’s the first time lawmakers have voted to back military action since the 2002 vote on the invasion of Iraq.
# obama - Tuesday 3 September, 2013
Minister Joe Costello says the crisis equates to “almost every child under the age of eighteen being forced to flee their homes”.
# obama - Monday 2 September, 2013
Intelligence officials say the 21 August attack “could only have been ordered and carried out by the regime”.
# obama - Saturday 31 August, 2013
The decision represents a significant gamble for Obama, who has an estranged relationship with lawmakers.
# obama - Wednesday 28 August, 2013
The US President has addressed a crowd of some 20,000 people at the exact spot where Martin Luther King made his most famous speech.
# obama - Friday 23 August, 2013
Today everyone’s talking about a breach of patient confidentiality at Holles Street, a man’s body found in a waste truck, and National Potato Day.
The US president called the Syrian attack where it is alleged chemical weapons were used, ‘a big event of grave concern’.
# obama - Friday 16 August, 2013
Detainees eligible for release from Guantanamo Bay are caught in limbo: the US won’t accept them and foreign countries are reluctant to take in refugees who have been incarcerated with terrorists, writes Scott Fitzsimmons.
# obama - Monday 12 August, 2013
“If they die, even dogs will not sniff at their corpses” – Robert Mugabe has delivered a blistering public address, his first since the disputed election.
# obama - Saturday 10 August, 2013
Tensions between Obama and Putin escalated after Russia granted asylum to US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden.