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Obama says Ferguson police racism not isolated

Washington - US President Barack Obama said he believes deep racism unearthed in Ferguson, Missouri's police department is not common but could exist elsewhere in the country.

Iran says Obama nuclear remarks 'unacceptable'

Tehran - Iran's foreign minister rejected Tuesday as "unacceptable" remarks by US President Barack Obama who said a minimum 10-year nuclear deal offered the best hope of avoiding an atomic-armed Tehran.

Intelligence agencies identify executioner in ISIS videos

London - Two unnamed U.S. officials confirmed Thursday that a black-dressed militant who spoke for the Islamic State group in a series of gruesome videos is London-born Mohammed Emwazi, a 26-year-old Islamic militant already known to British security services.

Op-Ed: Why aren’t Islamic State terrorists Islamic terrorists?

The White House Summit on Combating Violent Extremism ended last week with much politically correct discussion, but no definite plan on how to combat violent extremism, and certainly no willingness to define it.

White House still undecided over what to do on immigration ruling

The White House was dealt a hard blow on Monday night when federal court Judge Andrew Hanen blocked President Obama's executive action on immigration. Still reeling from the blow, administration lawyers are debating how to proceed.

Obama's immigration policy: States in disagreement

Last Monday, a Texan federal judge grounded President Obama’s immigration initiatives by ruling there had been a failure to comply with basic administrative procedures.

Fox 5 News airs apology after portraying Obama as rape suspect

San Diego - After mistakenly portraying President Barack Obama as a rape suspect during a news broadcast last Friday, Fox 5 San Diego has apologized after initially saying it was "no big deal."

Obama seeks big science boost

Washington - The fiscal year 2016 could be promising for scientific research if the President Obama's budgetary requests are granted.

Obama signs veterans suicide prevention bill

President Obama signed the Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act on Thursday. The legislation will provide $22 million toward reducing the high suicide rate taking the lives of soldiers and former members of the U.S.military.

President Obama's goofy BuzzFeed video goes viral

Washington - A new video reveals what President Barack Obama, the 44th President of the United States, does when no one is watching. The video, produced by BuzzFeed, and released on Thursday, is titled "Things Everybody Does But Doesn't Talk about."

Iraq says has not asked for U.S. ground forces

Sydney - Baghdad has not requested foreign ground forces to battle the Islamic State group, Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jafaari said Thursday after Barack Obama called for military operations that stop short of a full-scale invasion.

Obama says special forces could target IS leaders

Washington - President Barack Obama said he would not flinch from sending US special forces to kill Islamic State leaders, as he called for Congress to authorize military operations that stop short of a full-scale invasion.

Indian minister responds to Obama comments on religious tolerance

India's Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, spoke to media during a function and responded to comments during a speech by U.S. President Barack Obama, about the importance of maintaining religious tolerance in India.

Artist Jun Aquino praises Pacquiao for promoting his artworks

Rising Filipino artist Jun Aquino praised Congressman Manny Pacquiao for choosing his boxing-inspired artwork as gift to US President Barack Obama during his recent visit to Washington, DC on the occasion of the 63rd annual US National Prayer Breakfast.

What Pacquiao gave as a gift to Obama in his Washington DC visit

In his second visit to the White House, Filipino boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao presented to President Barack Obama a boxing-inspired painting as his gift on the occasion of the 63rd annual National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, D.C.

Obama warns against religious atrocities in Prayer Breakfast

Washington D.c. - President Barack Obama denounced religious intolerance and atrocities committed in the name of faith during his address of religious and political leaders at the National Prayer Breakfast on Thursday.

Obama administration brings national race conversation to Calif.

Oakland - The sometimes raucous national debate on race relations and the police returns to center stage Thursday in Oakland, Calif., when U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder meets with community and law enforcement leaders.

Obama launches the precision medicine initiative

Washington - U.S. President Obama has requested $215 million infunding in order to launch his push for personalized clinical care. This means medicines tailor made for individual patients.

Op-Ed: Proposed tax on foreign-parked corporate profit a good idea

President Barack Obama scores another winner with his proposal to offer a temporary, 14 percent tax on U.S. corporations' foreign-parked profits, followed by a 19 percent tax after this year. This tax is intended to pay for infrastructure improvements.

U.S. intervention is worsening Syria's conflict and helping ISIS Special

Damascus - U.S. President Barack Obama has called for more forceful intervention in the Syrian conflict — but groups on the ground say that America's misguided actions aren't just not helping — they're making things worse.

Pacquiao to join National Prayer Breakfast in Washington DC

Filipino boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao will be in Washington DC next week to join the National Prayer Breakfast with President Barack Obama and other heads of state including the Dalai Lama.

Obama backs spending increase, hits Republicans

Washington - A combative US President Barack Obama unveiled plans to increase government spending, in defiance of his Republican opponents controlling Congress.

Obama leaves India, quoting Gandhi, calling for religious freedom

US President Barack Obama, ended his three-day India trip, with a town-hall meet in New Delhi, where he spoke to some 1,500 students about the future of India-US relations.

Op-Ed: Obama's sickening Saudi homage is object lesson in U.S. hypocrisy

Riyadh - By paying effusive homage to the late Saudi King Abdullah and by honoring the kingdom's new fundamentalist dictator with his presence, President Barack Obama has given the world an object lesson in American hypocrisy.

Modi and Obama announce deals, give joint radio address

New Delhi - India's 66th Republic Day celebrations, with Barack and Michelle Obama as chief guests, went off smoothly, despite foggy, rainy weather. Modi and Obama also made announcements about nuclear, business and defense cooperation.

Unmanned drone recovered from White House grounds

Washington, D. C. - A drone aircraft found on the grounds of the White House in Washington, D.C., prompted new concerns Monday about the quality of protection offered to U.S. President Barack Obama and his family.

India celebrates Republic Day with Obama as Chief Guest

New Delhi - U.S. President, Barack Obama, graced India’s 66th Republic day, marking the event as the first American leader as chief guest at the annual event.

From cold shoulder to hugs: Obama and Modi's unlikely friendship

New Delhi - At first glance, they might appear unlikely friends or allies. One is a right-wing nationalist and long-time international pariah, while the other is an unabashed liberal and Nobel peace laureate.

Obama cuts short India visit to meet new Saudi king

New Delhi - US President Barack Obama has cut short his visit to India, cancelling a planned trip to the Taj Mahal, to "pay respects" to new King Salman in Saudi Arabia, the White House said Saturday.

Obama official: Israel will 'pay price' for 'spat in face'

Washington - A 'spat' between President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu escalated on Friday, as a White House official blasted the leader of one of America's closest allies — and vowed retaliation for his perceived disrespect.
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During President's most recent visit to the Gulf coast region to stem rising criticism over his handling of the BP disaster, he is seen with a tarball in his hand.
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Supreme Court Justice nominee Elena Kagan walking with President Obama and Vice-President Biden
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Yogi Berra signing his special gift photo for President Obama
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President Barack Obama meets with Congressional Leadership in the Cabinet Room of the White House
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While many are calling for his impeachment history shows us that Obama is safe for now.
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NIGHT VIEW: Photo shows Independence Square in Kiev, Ukraine's capital, at night in 2011.
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