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Barack Obama

Barack Hussein Obama II (born August 4, 1961) is the 44th and current President of the United States. He is the first African American to hold the office. Obama previously served as the junior United States Senator from Illinois from January 2005 until he resigned after his election to the presidency in November 2008.

Obama is a graduate of Columbia University and Harvard Law School, where he was the president of the Harvard Law Review. He was a community organizer in Chicago before earning his law degree. He worked as a civil rights attorney in Chicago and taught constitutional law at the University of Chicago Law School from 1992 to 2004. Read More

Articles About Barack Obama

U.S. President Barack Obama gestures as he answers a question during his end of the year press conference
Sony Cyber-Attack: US President Obama Says The Company Made A Mistake, Refuses To Consider North Korea ‘At War’

By IBTimes AU

U.S. President Barack Obama said that the company had made a mistake by not releasing "The Interview." (9:46 am)

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'The Interview' Will Be Released As US President Barack Obama Backs Up Sony's Film

By IBTimes AU

The movie will be released after a backing from U.S.President Barack Obama. (Dec 20)

MORE TOPICS: WHITE HOUSE, HOLLYWOOD, SONY, FBI

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US-Russia Nuclear Showdown Looms as Putin Greets Fresh Obama Sanctions with 80+ New ICBMs by 2015 – Reports

By IBTimes AU

Unfazed by the string of economic pressures from the West, as headlined by the fresh sanctions announced Friday by U.S. President Barack Obama, Russian leader Vladimir Putin revealed this week that Moscow will acquire 50 more intercontinental ballist... (Dec 20)

MORE TOPICS: RUSSIA, WHITE HOUSE, UKRAINE, CONGRESS

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Sony Backs Off, Cancels Release Of 'The Interview' After Threats On Cinema Goers

By IBTimes AU

The movie is taken off the shelves. (Dec 20)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, WHITE HOUSE, HOLLYWOOD, SONY

U.S. President Barack Obama Speaks At A Meeting
Hoax Alert: Photo Of President Obama Kissing Another Man Resurfaces

By IBTimes AU

It seems the Obama family is the favourite target of hoax makers in 2014. In November, Malia Obama was rumoured to be pregnant, although it was just based on a satire article. (Dec 19)

MORE TOPICS: AL GORE, MICHELLE OBAMA, TWITTER, OPRAH WINFREY

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Revealed: Russia’s Tu-95 Nuclear Bombers Scare US, Obama Lifts Sanction On Cuba

By IBTimes AU

Russia-Cuba relations scared the United States, Obama lifts sanction on Cuba thereafter. (Dec 19)

MORE TOPICS: RUSSIA, MEXICO, CUBA, INTEL, LOS ANGELES

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President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama Still Face Racial Biases

By IBTimes AU

Presdent Barack Obama and wife Michelle Obama says they still encounter racial biases even if they are already in their esteemed positions. (Dec 18)

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Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron makes a statement to the media
Russia Does Not Belong To International Financial System Says David Cameron, Plus New Sanctions Imminent -- Reports

By IBTimes AU

Russia is under tremendous pressure from the EU. News set of sanctions in the works. (Dec 18)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, GOLD, RUSSIA, UKRAINE, DIAMONDS

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US Restores Diplomatic Relations With Cuba After 50 Years

By IBTimes AU

U.S. President Barack Obama is expected to announce some of the major changes in U.S. policies toward the communist nation. (Dec 18)

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Pakistan's PM Sharif speaks with the media during a new conference in New Delhi
Pakistan School Massacre Sparks Global Outrage; Taliban Hunt Begins With Massive Airstrikes

By IBTimes AU

The world was stunned by the deaths of 132 school children who were massacred by Taliban in Pakistan. (Dec 18)

MORE TOPICS: PAKISTAN, TONY ABBOTT