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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

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A Women Looks Out Over Some Of The 2,977 Flags Laid Out To Signify The People Who Lost Their Lives In The 9/11 Attacks In New York, Washington, D.C., And Shanksville, Pennsylvania, During A Remembrance Event On The Campus Of Cuyamaca College In El Cajon,
Remembering 9/11: Celebrities Pay Tribute To The Victims Of September 11 Attack And Remember The Unforgettable Day

By IBTimes AU

President Obama and several Hollywood celebrities took to Twitter to mourn the day that rocked the U.S. Here is what celebrities have to say about 9/11 attacks. (Sep 12)

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Kim Kardashian West Feel Proud That Prseident Obama Knows Her. File Photo/Reuters/Carlo Allegri
Kim Kardashian West Reacts On Obama's Past Comments On Her And Her Family

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Kim Kardashian West has finally broken her silence. In a recent interview, the reality star opened up on the subject of President Barack Obama's remarks about her and rapper husband Kanye West. (Sep 07)

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Cast member and producer Vin Diesel poses at the premiere of the new film, "Fast & Furious 6"
‘Fast and Furious’ 7 New Car Revealed To Be a Humvee

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“Fast and Furious” 7 is an upcoming movie slated to be released on April 3, 2015. (Aug 28)

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Actor Vin Diesel poses for a portrait while promoting his upcoming movie "Riddick" in Los Angeles, California August 27, 2013
Ice Bucket Challenge vs. Groot Challege: Vin Diesel Accepts Challenge For ALS, Initiates Challenge To Plant A Tree For 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Character

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“Guardians of the Galaxy” actor Vin Diesel started a new challenge called “Plant A Tree For Groot” after accepting and completing the “ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.” (Aug 26)

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Former U.S. President George W. Bush takes the "Ice Bucket Challenge" which aims to raise money and awareness for ALS
Tony Abbott & Vladimir Putin Nominated for ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

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Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott and Russian President Vladimir Putin are the latest to get nominated for the challenge. (Aug 21)

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Twitter Storm Hits Fox TV Doctor Keith Ablow After He Urges U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama to Lose Weight to Gain Credibility in Nutrition Push

By IBTimes AU

The jaws of some of Fox News's hosts dropped on Tuesday when contributor Dr Keith Ablow did the unthinkable on national TV and said that U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama needs to lose weight to be credible in her campaign for better nutrition among American school children. (Aug 13)

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Taylor Swift Auditions for Jimmy Fallons “Ew!” as the Geeky Natalie [VIDEOS]

By IBTimes AU

She’s totally unrecognisable wearing glasses and protruding teeth braces, but believe it or not, “Natalie” is one of the most famous faces in showbiz, and she wants to audition for Jimmy Fallon’s “Ew!” (Aug 11)

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A combination photo shows local fruits in a market in Recife
‘Green Community’ Is Changing the U.S. Landscape

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As the reality of climate change is felt across the globe with warmer weather, rising sea levels, and stronger weather disturbances, many communities in the U.S. are working together to create a "green community. (Aug 05)

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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

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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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