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Op-Ed: Vice president Joe Biden claims Guantanamo to close by Jan. 2017

Washington - United States Vice President Joe Biden said today (August 25) that he expected the military prison in Guantanamo Bay Cuba to be closed before President Obama left office in January of 2017.

Obama defends Louisiana flood response

Baton Rouge - After a much-criticized delay, President Barack Obama visited flood-stricken Louisiana Tuesday, defending his administration's response and urging citizens to pitch in and help ravaged communities.

Underfire Obama heads to flood-hit Louisiana

Washington - Fresh from a two-week vacation, President Barack Obama visits flood-hit Louisiana on Tuesday, hoping to offer support to devastated communities and silence his critics.

Obama turns up pressure on Putin over Syria

Washington - US President Barack Obama warned Russia faces fierce international rebuke if it continues to make common cause with Syria's brutal regime, signaling a renewed push to end the bloody five-year civil war.

Obama vows to crush IS, concerned about Russia in Syria

Washington - President Barack Obama on Thursday vowed to continue hammering Islamic State targets in Iraq and Syria, but acknowledged that pressure on the jihadists was prompting them to lash out beyond their self-proclaimed caliphate.

Obama says Trump 'unfit' to be president

Washington - In a searing and virtually unprecedented presidential rebuke, Barack Obama declared embattled Republican White House nominee Donald Trump "unfit" to be president and called on party leaders to disown him.

Obama warns Democrats to 'stay worried' about Trump

Washington - US President Barack Obama warned Democrats Wednesday that anything was possible in the US elections and to "stay worried until all the votes are counted.

Kremlin denies interfering in US election campaign

Moscow - The Kremlin on Wednesday denied Moscow was interfering in the US election campaign after President Barack Obama refused to rule out that Russia could be trying to sway the vote in favour of Donald Trump.

Op-Ed: No surprise that some Dems tried to derail Sanders bid

Washington - Does it really come as a surprise to anyone that establishment Democrats tried to derail the upstart presidential primary campaign of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Ver.)?

Obama rejects Trump vision of 'violence and chaos everywhere'

Washington - President Barack Obama on Friday dismissed Donald Trump's depiction of the United States as a nation in deep crisis as just plain wrong and not the experience of ordinary Americans.

Obama warns Turkey to 'act within the rule of law'

Washington - President Barack Obama called on Turkey to respect the rule of law Saturday, a warning to the country's government as it rounded up alleged coup plotters.

Obama consults top aides as Turkey unrest hits IS fight

Washington - US President Barack Obama held talks with top national security advisers Saturday after a coup attempt in Turkey that froze some air strikes against the Islamic State (IS) group.

Obama condemns 'what appears to be horrific terrorist attack'

Washington - US President Barack Obama strongly condemned what he said appeared to be a "horrific terrorist attack" in Nice.

Obama makes call for unity at Dallas memorial

Dallas - President Barack Obama implored Americans of all races to show more unity and understanding as he addressed an emotional memorial for five slain policemen in Dallas.

Obama attends memorial for slain Dallas cops

Dallas - President Barack Obama attended a somber memorial Tuesday to five police officers slain in a sniper ambush in Dallas, as he seeks to unify a country divided by race and politics.

Obama heads to Dallas to bring some 'comfort'

Washington - US President Barack Obama heads to Dallas on Tuesday to offer comfort to relatives of the five police officers slain in a sniper ambush -- and to try to unify a nation struggling to process a raw week of deadly violence and racial tensions.

Op-Ed: Obama breaks promise on troop reduction in Afghanistan

Warsaw - Obama had pledged to reduce U.S. troop deployment in Afghanistan to 5,500 troops by the end of this year but instead he is withdrawing about 1,400.

Op-Ed: Obama unlikely to close Guantanamo before his term ends

Washington - A sign that Guantanamo Bay is not set to close anytime soon are new construction contracts to build new facilities and repair old buildings at the naval base in Cuba.

Four NATO battalions to go to eastern Europe to deter Russia

Varsovia - The United States announced Friday it will deploy 1,000 troops to Poland as part of broader NATO efforts to reassure former Communist eastern member states fearful of a more assertive Russia.

Obama warns against 'adversarial' Brexit negotiations

Varsovia - US President Barack Obama on Friday warned it was in no one's interest that talks on Britain leaving the European Union be drawn out or difficult.

Obama condemns 'calculated and despicable' Dallas attack

Varsovia - US President Barack Obama on Friday denounced the "despicable" attacks in Dallas in which snipers shot dead five police officers during a protest against police shootings of black men."We still don't know all the facts.

Obama celebrates U.S. military, daughter's 18th birthday on July 4

Washington - US President Barack Obama celebrated the country's military as well as his daughter Malia's 18th birthday at the White House to mark America's Independence Day holiday.

Op-Ed: U.S. to offer Israel an even larger military aid package

Washington - The White House told members of U.S. Congress that it has offered to substantially sweeten a military aid package to Israel after months of negotiations.

Obama warns Venezuela not to block 'legitimate' recall drive

Ottawa - US President Barack Obama issued a stern warning to Venezuela's government Wednesday to not block the opposition's "legitimate" efforts to hold a referendum to recall the country's embattled president Nicolas Maduro.

Obama warns against Brexit 'hysteria'

Washington - President Barack Obama on Tuesday warned against international "hysteria" following last week's vote for Britain to leave the European Union.

U.S. President Obama backs entrepreneurs at global tech summit

Palo Alto - U.S. President Barack Obama told the best and brightest in the technology industry on Friday that the government would partner with private industry to keep the Internet free and open to innovation.

U.S. President Obama lands in California for global tech confab

Mountain View - U.S. President Barack Obama arrived in Northern California on Thursday to attend an entrepreneurship summit at Stanford University and meet with many of the world's renowned technology innovators.

Nespresso announces plans to sell Cuban coffee in United States

Havana - Coffee grown and roasted in Cuba should be available in the United States this year for the first time in five decades, European coffee giant Nespresso announced this week.

Obama says easy access to weapons 'unconscionable'

Washington - Renewing his call to reduce gun violence, President Barack Obama characterized easy access to weapons as "unconscionable" Saturday, less than a week after the worst mass shooting in US history.

Obama arrives to console grieving families in Orlando

Orlando - President Barack Obama embarked on a solemn visit to Orlando Thursday, where he will console families ripped apart by a massacre that has fueled America's culture wars and a fresh push for gun controls.
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President Barack Obama delivers a birthday present to Senior Advisor Pete Rouse in his West Wing Office at the White House, April 15, 2010. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)
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Refugees of ISIS appear to have been able to escape ISIS terrorists. UNICEF photo.
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President Barack Obama talks on the phone in the Oval Office, Aug. 13, 2010. National Economic Council Director Larry Summers, left, listens in on the call.
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The President and First Lady on Halloween, 2010.
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President Barack Obama talks with Treasury Secretary Jack Lew on the patio outside the Oval Office
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