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Barack Obama to Visit Hiroshima on Japan and Vietnam Trip
Offbeat  (tags: State Visit, President Obama, Hiroshima )

Ray
- 136 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Barack Obama is to visit Hiroshima this month - the first serving US president to travel to the Japanese city since it was hit by a US nuclear bomb in 1945.
Obama Breaks Out One-Liners at White House Correspondents' Dinner
Offbeat  (tags: Jokes, One-liners, President Obama, USA )

Ray
- 146 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Democrats and Republicans alike were the target of jokes by President Obama in his last White House Correspondents' dinner before leaving office.
In Pictures: US President Barack Obama in the UK
Offbeat  (tags: Inpictures, President Obama, Royal Family, UK )

Ray
- 154 days ago - bbc.co.uk
It may have been just before his bedtime, but after his meet and greet with the US President, Prince George had time to play on his rocking horse. Kensington Palace said Prince George thanked Mr Obama for the toy,
California Shooting: 'We Should Never Think That This Is Normal'
Offbeat  (tags: Shooting, President Obama, California, USA )

Ray
- 297 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Barack Obama has reiterated the need for tighter gun laws in the US, after 14 people were killed in a mass shooting at a social services facility in California.
Hundreds of Gun Rights Activists Protest Obama During Visit With Oregon Shooting Families
Offbeat  (tags: President Obama, gun rights activists, shooting, USA )

Ray
- 352 days ago - rt.com
Both anger and gratitude lined the streets as a presidential motorcade made its way to Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon, where a gunman killed nine and injured seven before killing himself last week.
President Obama Grants Medal of Honor to Civil War Hero
Offbeat  (tags: Civil War, Medal of Honor, Battle of Gettysburg, President Obama, USA )

Ray
- 689 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The US has bestowed its highest military honour on a soldier killed in the Civil War Battle of Gettysburg. First Lt Alonzo Cushing fought for the Union Army in the 1863 battle, often viewed as a turning point in the war.
President Obama Takes A Surprise Walk
Offbeat  (tags: President Obama, walk, White House, Department of Interior, shaking hands, tourists, picture taking )

Dandelion
- 857 days ago - whitehouse.gov
The President was heading over to the nearby Department of the Interior and decided to break with tradition: He walked over instead. On the way there, he got to chat with all sorts of people from roadside vendors to tourists.
US President Obama Calls for Death Penalty Review
Offbeat  (tags: President Obama, Eric Holder, death penalty, review )

Ray
- 875 days ago - bbc.co.uk
US President Barack Obama plans to ask Attorney General Eric Holder to investigate problems surrounding the application of the death penalty.
Nelson Mandela Death: A Rare Saintly Politician
Offbeat  (tags: Nelson Mandela, President Obama, tribute, USA )

Ray
- 1023 days ago - bbc.co.uk
In his tribute, President Obama said that as a youngster, like millions of others, he drew inspiration from Nelson Mandela - his first ever political action was a protest against apartheid.
Meeting President Obama Gets You The Ultimate School Excuse Note (PHOTO & VIDEO!!)
Offbeat  (tags: President Obama, kindergartner, Alanah Poullard, hand-written excuse, video )

Barb
- 1100 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Some kids have to forge notes when they miss school. Others, like 5-year-old kindergartner Alanah Poullard (and 11-year-old Tyler Sullivan, and 10-year-old Kennedy Corpus), have theirs hand-written by President Obama.
Diane Sawyer's Election Coverage Gets Noticed on Social Media
Offbeat  (tags: Diane Sawyer, President Obama, twitter-rumors, Diane drunk?, celebration, people magazine )

Barb
- 1418 days ago - people.com
Barack Obama supporters had plenty to toast to Tuesday night when the President claimed victory over Republican candidate Mitt Romney. Also saying cheers to the end of a tight election season: Diane Sawyer? Amid the nail-biting unveiling of the
Obama Stands By 'Revenge'
Offbeat  (tags: Politics over Civility, Progressives, Seeing Political Opponents as Enemies, Barack Obama, Voting for Revenge, Obama, Hatred as a Political Motivation, President Obama, Incivility, Democrats )

Paula
- 1420 days ago - breitbart.com
According to Mark Knoller at CBS News, Obama's campaign press secretary, Jennifer Psaki, says the President has "absolutely no regrets" about suggesting his supporters use voting as a tool of vengeance against Mitt Romney.
The Daily Show With Jon Stewart - Guest: President Obama,
Offbeat  (tags: americans, culture, funny, Jon Stewart, President Obama )

Kit
- 1438 days ago - thedailyshow.com
October 18, 2012 - Barack Obama Samantha Bee explains why women voters are turned off by the debates, and President Obama weighs in on the election, Libya and Joe Biden's swimwear. Full interview with President Obama.
Farm Sanctuary: Power to End Abuse of Sick Pigs and Protect America's Health Lies in President Obama's Hands
Offbeat  (tags: downed cows, farm sanctuary, president obama, petition, farm animals, protection, heatlh )

Simone
- 2387 days ago - commondreams.org
Today, on the one year anniversary of President Barack Obama's federal ban on sick and injured cattle entering the U.S. food supply, Farm Sanctuary, the nation's leading farm animal protection organization, will hand-deliver a petition to the U.S. Depart
 

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