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Michelle Obama

Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama (born January 17, 1964) is the wife of the forty-fourth President of the United States, Barack Obama, and is the first African-American First Lady of the United States.

Michelle Robinson was born and grew up on the South Side of Chicago. She graduated from Princeton University and Harvard Law School. After completing her formal education, she returned to Chicago and accepted a position with the law firm Sidley Austin, where she met her future husband. Subsequently, she worked as part of the staff of Chicago mayor Richard M. Daley, and for the University of Chicago Medical Center. Throughout 2007 and 2008, she helped campaign for her husband's presidential bid and delivered a keynote address at the 2008 Democratic National Convention. She is the mother of two daughters, Malia and Sasha, and is the sister of Craig Robinson, men's basketball coach at Oregon State University. Read More

Articles About Michelle Obama

Jay Z and Beyonce Knowles arrive at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala Benefit celebrating the opening of "Charles James: Beyond Fashion" in Upper Manhattan, New York, May 5, 2014.
Beyonce’s Star Will Shine Even Brighter as a Single Mom

By IBTimes AU

Beyonce and Jay Z has been under a lot of beating from the press with so many divorce and cheating allegations, involving the rapper's new protégé, Rihanna. But for some reasons there are some rumours that claims that Beyonce is going to more po... (Jul 31)

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Switzerland's Granit Xhaka exchanges handshakes with team coach Ottmar Hitzfeld
Fist Bump is More Hygienic Than Handshakes

By IBTimes AU

Before he accepted his Democratic nomination in 2008, President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle Obama congratulated each other with the fist bump. This gesture has been used in the sports world for many years. (Jul 30)

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Singer Beyonce performs at the BRIT Awards, celebrating British pop music, at the O2 Arena in London February 19, 2014.
Beyonce Plagued By Divorce Reports : Shows Cleavage and Happy Face to Save Marriage with Jay Z- Reports

By IBTimes AU

Is Beyonce trying to lure back Jay Z in her life? In her recent attempt to work on her allegedly foiled marriage, Beyonce posted some vacation pics where she is seen showing her cleavage. In the picture, Bey could be seen lying on a yacht with her cleavage on display. (Jul 29)

Miami Heat's Dwyane Wade (L) goes up to shoot over San Antonio Spurs' Manu Ginobili during the first quarter in Game 1 of their NBA Finals basketball series in San Antonio, Texas June 5, 2014.
Dwayne Wade and Gabrielle Union Spotted at Jay-Z and Beyonce’s Concert in Chicago; Union Shares Pic of Their Wedding Workout

By IBTimes AU

Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union decided to take a day-off planning their upcoming Miami wedding. (Jul 28)

Michelle Obama
First Lady Michelle Obama Spotted in Beyonce & Jay Z’s On the Run Tour with Daughters Sasha & Malia

By IBTimes AU

While not raising money for Chicago democrats, First Lady Michelle Obama was spotted in Beyonce and Jay Z's "On the Run" tour together with her two gorgeous daughters, Sasha 12, and Malia, 15. (Jul 26)

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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)

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Joan Rivers
Joan Rivers Only Speaks the Truth, Thinks Kardashians Do Not Have a Sense of Humor

By IBTimes AU

Joan Rivers think the Kardashians are upset for her jokes on her book, "Diary of a Mad Diva." (Jul 07)

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Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones performs during their "14 on Fire" show at the Stade de France Stadium in Saint-Denis, near Paris, June 13, 2014.
Mick Jagger Gets Satisfaction for Having New Relationship

By IBTimes AU

Mick Jagger met his new girlfriend, who possessed youth and grace, two weeks prior to the suicide of his late lover, L’Wren Scott. Three months later, the 27-year old brunnette ballerina named Melanie Hamrick was seen planting a smooch on the frontm... (Jun 17)

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Viral Video: Richard Sherman And Seattle Seahawks at White House Kitchen For U.S. First Lady's 'Let's Cook Campaign' [Watch YouTube Clip]

By IBTimes AU

NFL Player Richard Sherman and the Seattle Seahawks team surely know athletes and kids have to eat right and stay healthy. (Jun 02)

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Despite tax revenue increases Angela Merkel will keep a watchful eye on spending (Reuters)
German Chancellor Angela Merkel Keeps Most Powerful Woman Title for 4th Year in a Row, Australian Miner Gina Rinehart Slips to 27th from 16th Place

By IBTimes AU

German Chancellor Angela Merkel retained her most powerful woman status Forbes magazine's list released on Thursday. It is the fourth straight year that she was recognised for wielding power, but she has been number 1 on the list nine times. (May 30)

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