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Monday 2 October 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Obama

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"Some might call this amnesty" ... Obama pardons two turkeys from their terrible and delicious fate
“I am here to announce what I’m sure will be the most talked-about executive action this month.”
A Galway man is introducing Barack Obama in Chicago tonight
Obama is being introduced at a rally in Chicago by Galway man and restaurateur Billy Lawless.
Tensions high as grand jury reaches decision in Ferguson police shooting
It’s feared that tonight’s announcement could provoke a violent backlash.
The only Republican in Barack Obama's national security team is resigning
Chuck Hagel is stepping down as Defence Secretary.
Opinion: At last, a lifeline for the undocumented Irish in the US
President Obama’s action is the first ray of light in a long time for undocumented Irish men and women effectively trapped in the shadows of places like Boston, New York, Chicago and San Francisco.
50,000 Irish citizens could be affected by Obama's immigration law change
The President will be using his power to create a system that better facilitates undocumented immigrants.
RTÉ Teletext also fell prey to the old Obama-Osama mistake
First CNN, now Teletext. Is anybody safe?
CNN is the latest to fall victim to the classic Obama-Osama mix up
Not again.
"I shot him two times in the forehead" - Two Navy Seals row over who killed Bin Laden
Robert O’Neill is the latest former Seal to claim he shot the Al-Qaeda leader.
Republicans eye the Senate in close midterm vote
Democrats could lose Senate seats in as many as 10 states.
Opinion: If the USA practises torture, then so could any other country
Torture, as well as being abhorrent, doesn’t actually work: it yields unreliable results and can damage subsequent intelligence gathering.
Was the Russian government behind White House computer hacking?
The White House says it takes the breach very seriously.
White House fence jumper charged with kicking two police dogs
Ah here, not again.
Obama pulls smoothest move ever after voter tells him "don't touch my girlfriend"
He didn’t even flinch.
New US ambassador to Ireland says he is the luckiest man in the United States
Kevin O’Malley disagrees that it is merely the US laws that facilitates the ‘double Irish’ tax code.
US Secret Service chief resigns over security breaches
Julia Pierson had only taken up her post 18 months ago after a prostitution scandal erupted within the agency
Opinion: The US should step back and let the Middle East tackle Isis
It is time to stop air strikes and let the people of the Middle East decide their own fate – together and without interference.
Captured British aid worker pleads for his life in audio file sent to his wife
Alan Henning was seized during an aid mission to Syria last December.
A little-known terror group was 'on verge of major attack' on the US
The group, unaffiliated to the Islamic State group, was also targeted in air strikes today.
US Navy record missile attack on Islamic State group and upload it on YouTube
The US navy have documented the attack by filming the Tomahawk Land-Attack Missiles in action.
Leonardo DiCaprio and Al Gore are at the UN Climate Summit but China and India are no shows
Leaders from China and India, two of the world’s largest polluters, are not attending.
Obama set to arm Syrian rebels against ISIS - but only after Republican support
Thanks, guys.
Obama says the Ebola crisis is 'spiralling out of control'
The American president ordered 3,000 US military personnel to West Africa to combat the growing health crisis.
US bombs Islamic State near Baghdad for first time
Last week Obama ordered a “relentless” war against the Islamic State.
Obama orders 3,000 US troops to West Africa to 'turn the tide' on Ebola
The current outbreak has killed 2,400 people so far.
CIA triples its estimate of the number of Islamic State fighters
Up to 2,000 Westerners are fighting with the group, the intelligence agency says.
Obama orders "relentless" war against Islamic State
The President said in a televised address that the US would “degrade, and ultimately destroy” the group.
Obama to lay out Islamic State battle plan
The speech will give Obama a chance to redress criticism that he has been slow to respond to IS, amid fears fighters armed with Western passports could hit US targets.
Little boy gets bored in the White House, performs amazing faceplant
Cue thunderous round of applause.
Barack Obama meets young family... in a field... in England
And he jumped in for a family photo.
Ukraine president to brief Western leaders before Welsh Nato summit
Meanwhile, Obama and Cameron have vowed to destroy Islamic State in the Middle East.
Ukraine death toll nears 2,600 as West turns up the heat on Russia
NATO leaders are in crisis talks today.
Obama: 'It's plain to see Russia is arming rebels in Ukraine'
However the President’s suit made more waves on Twitter.
Iraqi troops launch major operation against IS fighters over Saddam's hometown
Meanwhile, Washington insists it is not ‘on the same page’ as Syria in their fight against Islamic State militants.
Stores looted after police say slain US teen is robbery suspect
The shooting of an unarmed black teenager has led to rallies, protests and rioting in the town.
President Obama issues statement following death of Robin Williams
“He made us laugh. He made us cry”.
Who else, besides Americans, are flying military jets in Iraq? They might not be Iraqis...
Russians or Iranians might have piloted planes that targeted Islamic State militants last week.
West warns Russia against further faux aid missions into Ukraine
Ukraine also reported that several of its positions were still coming under mortar fire from Russian territory.