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Former US President Barack Obama begins lucrative job as Wall Street speaker

September 20, 2017 5:03 pm
Former US President Barack Obama begins lucrative job as Wall Street speaker

Former US President Barack Obama delivers a speech during the third edition of “Seed & Chips: The Global Food Innovation Summit” focusing on new technologies for feeding the globe, May 9, 2017, in Milan. (Photo by AFP) Former US President Barack Obama has begun a lucrative job, working as a […]

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Former US president Barack Obama makes rare re-entry into politics for ‘Dreamers’

September 5, 2017 10:30 pm
Former US president Barack Obama makes rare re-entry into politics for ‘Dreamers’

Former US president Barack Obama Former US president Barack Obama has censured his successor over ending an amnesty for 800,000 people brought to America illegally as children. In a rare and lengthy statement following the end of his tenure, the first African American president described Trump’s move as “wrong,” “self-defeating” […]

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No evidence Barack Obama wiretapped Donald Trump Tower: US Justice Department

September 3, 2017 6:17 pm
No evidence Barack Obama wiretapped Donald Trump Tower: US Justice Department

US President Donald Trump (L) and his predecessor Barack Obama (File photo) The US Justice Department says there is no evidence to support President Donald Trump’s claim that his predecessor Barack Obama had ordered a wiretap of Trump Tower before last year’s election. In a motion, the DOJ said, “Both FBI and […]

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Former US President Barack Obama calls for calm in fatherland Kenya

August 8, 2017 10:30 pm
Former US President Barack Obama calls for calm in fatherland Kenya

Former US President Barack Obama speaks during the third edition of “Seed & Chips: The Global Food Innovation Summit” in Milan, May 9, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Former US President Barack Obama has emerged from the shadows to discuss the ongoing political situation in Kenya, his father’s home country. Nearly […]

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Republican lawmakers should show ‘political courage’ and save Obamacare

July 28, 2017 8:00 pm
Republican lawmakers should show ‘political courage’ and save Obamacare

Former US President Barack Obama Former US President Barack Obama’s spokesman has urged Republican lawmakers to show “political courage” and save his signature health insurance program, which covers some 20 million Americans.  In a statement on Friday, Kevin Lewis emphasized that Obamacare law has made America “stronger and healthier.” “President […]

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US Senate Republicans fail to pass Obamacare replacement bill

July 18, 2017 9:02 am
US Senate Republicans fail to pass Obamacare replacement bill

US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (L) and Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn (R) pause as they brief members of the media at the Capitol in Washington, DC, July 11, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The US Republican Party has called for the repealing of the American Care Act, former President […]

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Barack Obama slams President Donald Trump for exiting Paris climate deal

June 1, 2017 10:30 pm
Barack Obama slams President Donald Trump for exiting Paris climate deal

Barack Obama./ AFP Barack Obama slammed his successor President Donald Trump on Thursday for pulling out of the Paris climate deal, warning that the move would see the United States “reject the future.” “The nations that remain in the Paris Agreement will be the nations that reap the benefits in […]

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US man in Oregon receives jail for Barack Obama death threats

May 15, 2017 10:45 am
US man in Oregon receives jail for Barack Obama death threats

US former President Barack Obama delivers a speech in Milan, May 9, 2017. (Photo by AFP) A man in the US state of Oregon been sentenced to prison after making death threats against former President Barack Obama. District Judge Michael J. McShane sentenced John Martin Roos, 62, to five years […]

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US President Donald Trump repeats charge that former President Barack Obama ordered spying on him

March 18, 2017 8:30 am
US President Donald Trump repeats charge that former President Barack Obama ordered spying on him

Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks as US President Donald Trump listens during a press conference in the East Room of the White House March 17, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by AFP) US President Donald Trump repeats his accusation that former President Barack Obama had ordered intelligence agencies to spy […]

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Administration of former US President Barack Obama spent $36mn on legal costs to keep files secret: Report

March 15, 2017 4:00 pm
Administration of former US President Barack Obama spent $36mn on legal costs to keep files secret: Report

Then-President Barack Obama walks across the South Lawn of the White House, July 5, 2016. (AP file photo) The administration of former president Barack Obama spent a record $36.2 million on legal costs in its final year in office trying to keep government files secret, despite a pledge to be […]

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