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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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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

By IBTimes AU

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

MORE TOPICS: HOLLYWOOD, TONY ABBOTT

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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)

MORE TOPICS: CALIFORNIA, TWITTER, WHITE HOUSE, STORM, LOS ANGELES

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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

By IBTimes AU

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)

MORE TOPICS: GLOBAL WARMING, CALIFORNIA, WHITE HOUSE, CLIMATE CHANGE

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)

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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)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, CALIFORNIA

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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