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Barack Obama: 44th president of the United States
Barack Hussein Obama II is an American attorney and politician who served as the 44th president of the United States from 2009 to 2017. A member of the Democratic Party, he was the first African American to be elected to the presidency. He previously served as a U.S. senator from Illinois from 2005 to 2008 and an Illinois state senator from 1997 to 2004.

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US court refuses to strike down work permits for spouses of H-1B visa workers

In a relief to thousands of Indians living in America, a US court has refused to strike down, for the time being, an Obama-era rule that allowed spouses of H-1B visa holders to work in America...
IndiaTimes - Published

Obama tweets support for Canadian PM Trudeau in re-election campaign

Former U.S. President Barack Obama voiced his support on Wednesday for Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who faces a tough battle for re-election next week.
Reuters - Published

Videos for Barack Obama


'Deval For All' joins crowded Dems in presidential race [Video]'Deval For All' joins crowded Dems in presidential race

Former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick will seek the Democratic nomination for president, entering a crowded field of candidates vying to run against Republican Donald Trump in 2020, he said in a..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:24Published

Supreme Court leans toward Trump on ending DACA [Video]Supreme Court leans toward Trump on ending DACA

Conservative U.S. Supreme Court justices on Tuesday appeared sympathetic to President Donald Trump's effort to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, that protects..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 01:56Published

'Dreamer' fears life in the 'shadows' amid DACA uncertainty [Video]'Dreamer' fears life in the 'shadows' amid DACA uncertainty

Maricruz Abarca is one of roughly 660,000 people, dubbed “Dreamers,” covered by DACA, which was created to protect immigrants who entered the United States illegally or overstayed a visa as..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:25Published

Meet the beetle named after Greta Thunberg [Video]Meet the beetle named after Greta Thunberg

Climate change activist Greta Thunberg may have been tipped for the Nobel Peace Prize, but she has now been afforded perhaps the ultimate honour: having a beetle named after her. Francesca Lynagh..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:54Published

Trump says the whistleblower is a 'radical' [Video]Trump says the whistleblower is a 'radical'

U.S. President Donald Trump called the whistleblower an "Obama guy" on Sunday, reiterating that his or her identity should be revealed. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:39Published

Pres. Obama Rips Woke Millenials [Video]Pres. Obama Rips Woke Millenials

Former President Barack Obama laid into call-out culture. The moment happened in a speech at the Obama Foundation summit on Tuesday. "I do get a sense sometimes now among certain young people, and this..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:31Published

Ex-California governor slams GM for backing Trump [Video]Ex-California governor slams GM for backing Trump

Former California Governor Jerry Brown slammed General Motors on Tuesday for siding with the Trump administration in its bid to bar California from setting its own fuel efficiency and tailpipe emission..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:11Published

Trump's Response To Abu Bakr al Baghdadi Different Than Barack Obama's Response to Osama bin Laden [Video]Trump's Response To Abu Bakr al Baghdadi Different Than Barack Obama's Response to Osama bin Laden

President Donald Trump continues to boast the deaht of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. He compared the killing to that of Osama bin Laden eight years ago. According to CNN, Trump said al..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Hillary Clinton eulogizes Elijah Cummings [Video]Hillary Clinton eulogizes Elijah Cummings

Former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Friday praised the late Elijah Cummings, a leading force in the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump, as someone who "stood against..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:08Published

U.S. Representative Cummings To Be Eulogized By Obama [Video]U.S. Representative Cummings To Be Eulogized By Obama

The late Elijah Cummings, a veteran Democratic lawmaker will be eulogized on Friday by former presidents Obama and Clinton. Hillary Clinton will also be among those honoring Cummings at the funeral..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:38Published

U.S. lawmakers remember Elijah Cummings [Video]U.S. lawmakers remember Elijah Cummings

U.S. lawmakers came together on Thursday to remember Democratic Congressman Elijah Cummings who died last week. Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle praised the civil rights champion with Senator Chuck..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:57Published

U.S.-China trade tensions still simmer after deal [Video]U.S.-China trade tensions still simmer after deal

The world's two biggest economies have announced an early-stage trade deal that has dialed down the rhetoric but tensions remain. Jillian Kitchener has more.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:23Published

Obama Voices Support For Justin Trudeau [Video]Obama Voices Support For Justin Trudeau

Former U.S. President Barack Obama voiced his support for Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. According to Reuters, Trudeau faces a tough re-election after photos of him wearing blackface were..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Trump blasts impeachment probe at Minnesota rally [Video]Trump blasts impeachment probe at Minnesota rally

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday used a re-election campaign rally in Minneapolis to lash out at the impeachment inquiry against him. Rough cut - no reporter narration.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:22Published

Lindsey Graham's Prank Call From Russians Reveal His Opinion On Turkey Situation [Video]Lindsey Graham's Prank Call From Russians Reveal His Opinion On Turkey Situation

Sen. Lindsey Graham was pranked by two Russians calling him, pretending to be Turkey’s minister of defense. According to CNN, the call revealed Graham calling the Kurds a “threat” to Turkey. In..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Lindsey Graham Disagrees With Donald Trump [Video]Lindsey Graham Disagrees With Donald Trump

Lindsey Graham does not approve of President Donald Trump’s decision regarding a possible Turkish invasion. He said leaving their Kurdish allies in Syria to fend for themselves was a “disaster”..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

'This is my America too' - artist Kehinde Wiley on his sculpture in Times Square [Video]'This is my America too' - artist Kehinde Wiley on his sculpture in Times Square

"We want more. We demand more. And today, we say yes to something that looks like us." Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:14Published

Trump says Ukraine president 'made progress' on Russia [Video]Trump says Ukraine president 'made progress' on Russia

President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he thinks it would be a tremendous thing if Ukraine could work things out with Russia. Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy says that only with true support..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:50Published

 

Canada's Trudeau slams rivals for dirty campaign, gets Obama endorsement

Canadian Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, facing a tough election next week, accused his rivals on Wednesday of fighting a dirty campaign and picked up an endorsement from former U.S. President..
Reuters - Published

PM Modi crosses 30 million follower-mark on Instagram, becomes most followed world leader

US President Donald Trump currently has 14.9 million followers while his predecessor Barack Obama has 24.8 million followers on Instagram.
DNA - Published

Prime Minister Narendra Modi crosses 30 million followers on Instagram

PM Narendra Modi's followers on Instagram have crossed the 30-million mark. The PM is the most followed political leader on Instagram, ahead of Indonesian President Joko Widodo who has 25.6 million..
IndiaTimes - Published

Ahead of Modi's US visit, EAM Jaishankar says there's political comfort in New Delhi-Washington ties

He pointed out that India-US ties have been on an upward trajectory in the last 20 years under various administrations from Clinton to George Bush to Obama to Trump.
DNA - Published

PM Modi crosses 50m followers on Twitter

PM Narendra Modi, known for reaching out to masses through social media, continues to be the most followed Indian on Twitter with his followers crossing 50 million mark. He is a little behind that of..
IndiaTimes - Published

You won’t believe the sight of the PM soaking wet, floating on a little raft!

Edward Micheal Grylls, better known as Bear Grylls, is a former British special forces officer. He has shot with PM Narendra Modi for an episode of Man vs Wild, which will be telecast on Monday. He has..
IndiaTimes - Published

House Democrats, GOP unite to repeal Obama health care tax

The so-called "Cadillac tax" never went into effect, since lawmakers kept delaying it. Wednesday's 419-6 vote increases chances that the Senate will follow the House, going for full repeal.
DNA - Published

UK envoy Kim Darroch accused Donald Trump of scrapping Iran nuclear deal for 'diplomatic vandalism' to spite Barack Obama, claims report

Trump had long been critical of the deal and withdrew the United States on 8 May, 2018. A first batch of leaked reports authored by Darroch last weekend caused major turmoil between Britain and its..
Firstpost - Published

Top retired US Army general praises Jaishankar for boosting Indo-US ties

A top retired US Army general has praised India's new external affairs minister S Jaishankar for his role in strengthening the strategic bilateral ties. General (Retd) David H Petraeus, who served as..
IndiaTimes - Published

Democratic House Votes to Restore Net Neutrality - But There’s a Long Road Ahead

democratic house votes to restore net neutrality - but there’s a long road ahead
by Adam Yardley - The US House of Representatives has voted to bring the Obama-era Net Neutrality rules back into law following months of speculation. However, with the bill set to undergo further..
One News Page Staff - Published

Trump Declares State of Emergency - And Could Be Getting Sued as a Result

trump declares state of emergency - and could be getting sued as a result
by Alice Monroe - The ongoing political fracas between Donald Trump and Congress with regard to the funding of his proposed border wall with the US and Mexico appears to have been knocked up a gear,..
One News Page Staff - Published

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