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# Obama

All time
# the apes of wrath
Russian supermarket apologises for product showing Barack Obama as a monkey
A souvenir calendar chopping board featured a photo of the US president, as the youngest in a family of chimpanzees.
# San Bernadino
Bombs and thousands of bullets found at California shooting suspects' house
Twelve pipe bombs were found in the suspects’ home.
# Explainer
A game changer? Here's what's actually happening at the Paris climate conference
COP21 is seen as the last best chance for the world to stop an environmental disaster.
# US4038
US politicians just voted to make it almost impossible for refugees fleeing ISIS to come to America
“We might as well take down the Statue of Liberty,” said one disgusted Democrat.
# life in the white house
9 things we learned from Barack Obama's interview with GQ
The US President says he’s quit smoking
# paris attacks
Nearly half of US states want to shut their doors to Syrian refugees
Obama has criticised “shameful” calls to screen the refugees based on their religion.
# terror army
Explainer: Who are Islamic State?
What are the roots of the militant group, and why are people talking about its ‘new phase’?
# paris attacks
"France is at war" - Francois Hollande
Hollande and Barack Obama have both given addresses in short order this afternoon.
# Myanmar
Aung San Suu Kyi's party storms to victory despite 'dirty tricks and crackdowns'
The landslide win comes five years to the day since Suu Kyi was released from house arrest by the military.
# ally of the year
Obama just became the first US President to appear on the cover of an LGBT magazine
And the world is CELEBRATING.
# ally of the year
Obama just became the first US President to appear on the cover of an LGBT magazine
And the world is CELEBRATING.
# Friend Me
Barack Obama has joined Facebook with a video of him walking in his back garden
But you can’t poke him.
# audacity of pope
This toddler's Popemobile costume had President Obama cracking up
Simply the best.
# Endgame
Explainer: What in the name of Putin is Russia up to in Syria?
The Russian President doesn’t want to get bogged down in an un-winnable civil war.
# property news
This week’s vital property news: Rents have hit an all-time high and the housing crisis is worsening
Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.
# Legend
Barack Obama crashed this couple's wedding and hugged the bride
Ah, bless.
# martha's vineyard
No one wants to buy the Obamas' former holiday home
The mansion’s multi-million dollar price tag has already been chopped.
# the divide
Rupert Murdoch under fire over tweet about 'real black President'
It’s been suggested the media mogul may need a Twitter editor (at the very least).
# Afghanistan
Obama promises investigation into US hospital airstrike that saw "patients burn to death in their beds"
12 Médecins Sans Frontiéres (MSF) staff members were killed in the attack.
# Florida
Three people killed in separate US shooting
The shooter died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
# cold peace
They may not get on ... but these two will be working together to fight Islamic State
“I believe that President Obama heard what President Putin had to say,” Russia’s top diplomat said, after their meeting.
# cold war kids
Obama slams Russia and Iran for supporting 'child-killing tyrant' Assad
The US president is due to meet Putin for the first time in over two years later today.
# response
Trump says 'We're going to be looking at that', when questioned about 'getting rid' of Muslims
The Republican Presidential candidate also failed to correct the questioner who said Obama was Muslim.
Barack Obama left a lovely comment on this heartwarming Humans of New York photo
It’s a story involving a man, his son, and a load of apricots.
# refreshing
Has Obama been drinking his own urine in a bid to highlight climate change?
The US President is taking part in Bear Grylls’ show in a bid to bring the issue to a wider audience.
# into the wild
We're not taking the drinkable p**s: Barack Obama is doing a survival show with Bear Grylls
It’s all in the name of climate change.
# you stay classy
Donald Trump on women, Obama and celebrity dating (yes, really)
Republicans says the darndest things.
# Perfect Storm
Republicans are lining up to pour scorn on Barack Obama's climate change plan
Obama says it’s the “biggest, most important step we’ve ever taken” to fight climate change.
# trump smash
Talk of guns in cinemas and Holocaust ovens, in the desperate battle to unseat Trump
Desperate to make the cut ahead of the first GOP debate, one low ranking contender has been smashing up his mobile phone on Youtube.
# Kenya believe it
People in Kenya are naming their kids Air Force One in honour of Obama's visit
Why not just Barack?
# a family affair
Barack Obama has been greeted by his family in Kenya
The US President has said that he will be speaking out about gay rights during his trip.
# charleston shooting
WATCH: Obama sings 'Amazing Grace' at funeral for Charleston church leader
He said the Charleston shooter was “blinded by hatred.”
# straight talking
Barack Obama used the n-word while discussing racism
The US President was speaking on a comedian’s podcast.
# Oops
Israeli minister's wife apologises for 'stupid' tweet about Obama
The talk-show host tweeted a joke comparing the US President to a cup of weak, black coffee.
# War on Terror
The US spends €8 million PER DAY fighting Islamic State
The militant group has made a number of gains in recent months.
# islamic state
Obama approves extra 450 military to take-on ISIS, gets instantly hammered by Republicans
Obama has approved the deployment of 450 more US military trainers to Iraq.
# dubya v barack
Sorry, Obama - George W Bush is more popular than you
Most Americans also rate Bill Clinton highly.
# Surveillance
The NSA can't listen to people's phone calls - for now
Intelligence officials have warned the development could jeopardise Americans’ safety.
# Holy Moo-trimony
A man has offered Barack Obama 50 cows for his daughter
The White House hasn’t responded.
# 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.