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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

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North Korea Demands That China Take Down Kim Jong Un’s Viral Dance Video – Report [VIDEOS]

By IBTimes AU

Kim Jong Un’s dancing has infuriated North Korea. The reclusive nation demanded China to take down a viral video that sees its supreme leader digitally manipulated into dancing. (Jul 22)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, AFGHANISTAN, IRAQ, JAPAN, SOUTH KOREA, UKRAINE

U.S. President Barack Obama buys an ice cream in the Grand Ole Creamery in St. Paul, Minnesota, June 26, 2014.
National Ice Cream Day: Most-Ordered Flavors and Toppings by Americans [See Photos]

By IBTimes AU

In view of the National Ice Cream Day on the third Sunday of July, an analyst from USA-based online food ordering company GrubHub revealed the most ordered flavors and toppings by Americans. (Jul 22)

A part of the wreckage of a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777
Malaysian Prime Minister Issues Official Statement Following Malaysia Airlines MH17 Crash

By IBTimes AU

Following the confirmed missile attack and subsequent crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 which killed 298 people on board, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak took to his social media sites to express his sentiments. (Jul 18)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER, FACEBOOK, UKRAINE

An armed pro-Russian separatist takes pictures
Photos from the Crash Site of Malaysia Airlines MH17 In Ukraine

By IBTimes AU

Another tragedy has befallen a Malaysia Airlines flight only months after the disappearance of MH370 over the Indian Ocean on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. This time, Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 which was flying to Malaysia from Amsterdam ... (Jul 18)

MORE TOPICS: UKRAINE, RUSSIA

File photo of journalist and director of film "Documented", Jose Antonio Vargas, posing for a photograph in Los Angeles
Pulitzer Winning Immigration Activist Jose Vargas Detained at U.S. Airport

By IBTimes AU

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas was detained at a U.S. airport on Tuesday, July 15. (Jul 16)

MORE TOPICS: LOS ANGELES

Pro-Palestinian demonstrators display signs outside of New York City hall, where a pro-Israel rally organised by local Jewish communities is taking place, in New York
Canada Takes Stand for Israel Again, U.S.A Maintains ‘Double Standards’

By IBTimes AU

Canada has strongly criticised Hamas for refusing to accept Israel’s ceasefire, as proposed by Egypt. (Jul 16)

MORE TOPICS: ISRAEL, WHITE HOUSE, EGYPT, CRIMINAL LAW, LONDON

A Palestinian child standing behind the gate of Rafah crossing cries as he tries to cross into Egypt with his family, in the southern Gaza Strip
Gaza Crisis: U.S. Wakes Up from Slumber as Israel Slaughters Palestine Civilians During Ramadan

By IBTimes AU

The United States is ready to negotiate peace talks between Palestine and Israel after 81 Palestinians were killed within three days of Israeli airstrikes. One may wonder what held the White House back so far as the death toll continued to rise by leaps and bounds in Palestine. (Jul 11)

MORE TOPICS: ISRAEL, WHITE HOUSE, RELIGION

Still image taken from video of a man purported to be the reclusive leader of the militant Islamic State Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi making what would be his first public appearance at a mosque in Mosul
Pentagon Plans Assassination of ISIS Leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

By IBTimes AU

The Pentagon may ask U.S. President Barack Obama to launch a drone attack on Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the spearhead of Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. (Jul 10)

MORE TOPICS: IRAQ

Pre-rolled marijuana joints are pictured at the Sea of Green Farms in Seattle, Washington
Marijuana School in U.S. – Probable Celebrity Teachers

By IBTimes AU

United States is going to have its first school of pots. Here is a humorous look at the probable teaching staff at the marijuana school: (Jul 08)

MORE TOPICS: BILL GATES, LADY GAGA

The cast and crew of "A Raisin in the Sun" accept the Award for Best Revival of a Play during the American Theatre Wing's 68th annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York, June 8, 2014.
Denzel Washington's Broadway Performance Interrupted By Audiences

By IBTimes AU

Denzel Washington was interrupted by audiences during his performance on the Broadway show "A Raisin In The Sun," which closed last month on June 15. (Jul 08)

MORE TOPICS: MICHELLE OBAMA