India  
NewsR.in
> >

Barack Obama

44th president of the United States

Barack Obama    ▸ Facts   ▸ Comments   ▸ News   ▸ Videos   

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.

0
shares
ShareTweetSavePostSend
 

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

Videos for Barack Obama

Obama, Thunberg meet with a fist bump, talk climate [Video]Obama, Thunberg meet with a fist bump, talk climate

Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg and former U.S. President Barack Obama met with a fist bump at Obama's personal office in D.C. on September 16 as she toured Washington to promote youth..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:10Published

'The light's no good, I always look orange': Trump [Video]'The light's no good, I always look orange': Trump

President Trump took a shot at environmentally friendly light bulbs during a speech on Thursday, blaming them for making him look orange onstage. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:29Published

Protests greet Trump in Baltimore after tweets [Video]Protests greet Trump in Baltimore after tweets

Dozens of protesters gathered in downtown Baltimore on Thursday as President Donald Trump made his first visit to the city since he blasted it as "disgusting" and "rodent-infested" in hotly debated..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:30Published

Trump EPA repeals Obama-era water protections [Video]Trump EPA repeals Obama-era water protections

The Trump administration on Thursday announced repeal of an Obama-era regulation that had expanded pollution protections for waterways such as wetlands and shallow streams, but that farmers, miners and..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:14Published

Trump Repeals Obama Regulation Protecting Waterways [Video]Trump Repeals Obama Regulation Protecting Waterways

The Trump administration announced the repeal of an Obama-era regulation expanding pollution protections. The regulation protected waterways such as wetlands and shallow streams. According to Reuters,..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Rouhani rules out bilateral talks with US [Video]Rouhani rules out bilateral talks with US

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani says the country will never have direct talks with the US, but would consider multilateral negotiations if all sanctions are lifted. Sam Holder reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:21Published

Trump EPA Tries To Roll Back Another Obama-Era Regulation [Video]Trump EPA Tries To Roll Back Another Obama-Era Regulation

The Trump administration announced a plan to roll back and Obama-era regulation helping the environment. According to Gizmodo, the regulation cut methane emissions from power plants and fossil fuel..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

John McCain Congratulated Barack Obama 11 Years Ago [Video]John McCain Congratulated Barack Obama 11 Years Ago

On August 28,2008, Republican presidential nominee Sen. John McCain, released a video congratulating his opponent. He congratulated then-Sen. Barack Obama on winning the Democratic nomination. Obama..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Democrats Ensure Presidential Candidates Won't Create Own Political Groups [Video]Democrats Ensure Presidential Candidates Won't Create Own Political Groups

Democratic Party officials are still not happy about Barack Obama creating his own political group. According to Politico, Obama created Organizing for Action outside of the Democratic National..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Trump's New Trade Deal With Japan Gives Farmers Same Access As TPP [Video]Trump's New Trade Deal With Japan Gives Farmers Same Access As TPP

President Donald Trump made an “agreement in principle” on trade with Japan. According to CNN, this deal with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe brings relief to American farmers. The deal gives..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Imagine if Obama Imagine if Obama "had been assassinated?": Biden

2020 White House hopeful and former Vice President Joe Biden, known for his gaffes on the campaign trail, asked a town hall audience in Hanover, New Hampshire on Friday: "Imagine if, God forbid, Barack..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:29Published

Biden asks: What if Obama 'had been assassinated?' [Video]Biden asks: What if Obama 'had been assassinated?'

2020 White House hopeful and former Vice President Joe Biden, known for his gaffes on the campaign trail, asked a town hall audience in Hanover, New Hampshire on Friday: "Imagine if, God forbid, Barack..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:18Published

Trump Attacks Automakers Against His Fuel Efficiency Rules [Video]Trump Attacks Automakers Against His Fuel Efficiency Rules

President Donald Trump wants to roll back Obama-era fuel efficiency rules. Yet he is unhappy with automakers like Ford Motor who are not supporting his administration's plan. The company recently..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Donald Trump: It would be appropriate for Russia to rejoin G-7 [Video]Donald Trump: It would be appropriate for Russia to rejoin G-7

President Donald Trump says it would be appropriate for Russia to be readmitted to a group of the world's major industrial nations. President Trump says Russia is often discussed when he and the..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:46Published

Trump says appropriate to let Russia join G7 [Video]Trump says appropriate to let Russia join G7

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday it would be appropriate to let Russia join the G7 group of advanced industrialized countries. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:59Published

Petitioners want Trump Tower on Obama Avenue [Video]Petitioners want Trump Tower on Obama Avenue

More than 340,000 have signed a MoveOn.org petition to change the name of the block of 5th Avenue in front of Trump Tower to 'President Barack H. Obama Avenue'. Priscilla Huff reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:16Published

Petitioners aim to put Trump Tower on Obama Avenue [Video]Petitioners aim to put Trump Tower on Obama Avenue

More than 340,000 have signed a MoveOn.org petition to change the name of the block of 5th Avenue in front of Trump Tower to 'President Barack H. Obama Avenue'. Priscilla Huff reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:16Published

Why President Obama Didn’t Pass Gun Control [Video]Why President Obama Didn’t Pass Gun Control

The country has been rocked by a series of mass shootings. There is pressure for President Trump and Republicans lawmakers to make gun control a priority. The issue would be moot, however, if Trump's..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:47Published

Republican Congressman Apologizes For The 'Unfit Conman In The White House' [Video]Republican Congressman Apologizes For The 'Unfit Conman In The White House'

Former Tea Party Congressman Joe Walsh wrote an op-ed for The New York Times on Wednesday. In it, he apologized for his role in helping President Donald Trump reach the White House. Business Insider..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:43Published

What Is President Obama Reading This Summer? [Video]What Is President Obama Reading This Summer?

President Barack Obama is an avid reader. CNN reports that this summer, the former President has a lot of heavy, weighty books on his list. The list includes The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead,..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:38Published

States sue Trump admin over carbon rule rollback [Video]States sue Trump admin over carbon rule rollback

Twenty-two states, including New York and California, and seven cities on Tuesday sued to challenge the Environmental Protection Agency's replacement of the Obama administration's Clean Power Plan,..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:53Published

Mueller-linked trial begins for ex-Obama lawyer [Video]Mueller-linked trial begins for ex-Obama lawyer

A trial for former Obama administration lawyer Greg Craig is now underway in a case linked to Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe. Nathan Frandino reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:09Published

Blagojevich spotted at prison as Trump mulls pardon [Video]Blagojevich spotted at prison as Trump mulls pardon

Rod Blagojevich, the imprisoned former Illinois governor, is keeping in shape with outside exercise at the federal prison in Colorado as President Trump considers a pardon. Priscilla Huff has more.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:03Published

 

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

Modi now the leader with largest popular mandate in the world

Narendra Modi now is the leader with the largest popular mandate in the world. In 2014, US President Obama, meeting Modi in Myanmar on the sidelines of the Asean summit, declared, “this man has the..
IndiaTimes - Published

Donald Trump’s visa curbs hit growth of students seeking loans to go to US

Interest in going to the US has dipped considerably since Donald Trump came to power; instead loans to study in non-US markets grew at 20-30% in FY18. In the Obama era, loan disbursements to students..
IndiaTimes - Published

PM Modi 2nd most followed politician globally on social media: Report

Modi has a total audience of 110.9 million on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Former US President Barack Obama's total following stood at 182.7 million, the report released by digital marketing..
IndiaTimes - Published

How Obama convinced PM Modi to join Paris Climate Change Deal

Obama had an argument with Indian representatives for 30 minutes before PM Modi came in and the deadlock was broken.
DNA - Published

How Obama used race, personal chemistry, Jan 26 visit to win Modi on Paris Climate deal? Ex-aide reveals

The tactics deployed by Obama to bring India on board, which was the only major power in his way of the climate deal, was described by his former top personal and national security aide Benjamin Rhodes..
DNA - Published Also reported by •IndiaTimes

Obama asks me this question every time we meet, PM Modi to Akshay Kumar


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

Netanyahu uses icy relationship with Obama to try to win votes

Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu is using a second American president in his re-election campaign ads, but with a twist, featuring a famously frosty encounter with Barack Obama.
Reuters - Published

Mueller probe into Russian interference in Trump campaign shows checks and balances on US presidents loosening

It was outgoing president Barack Obama who first imposed sanctions on Russia and kicked out nearly 35 diplomats as a result of allegations that Russians had hacked the US election in favour of Donald..
Firstpost - Published

In Cuba, Obama's detente becomes history as Trump threatens

By Marc Frank HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuba has jettisoned rhetorical restraint toward the United States and is broadcasting footage of military defense exercises in the face of threats and new sanctions..
Firstpost - Published Also reported by •Reuters

'Be careful what you wish for,' says Biden, in tease of 2020 presidential bid

By James Oliphant WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former Vice President Joe Biden teased a possible bid for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination on Tuesday, telling a friendly crowd of union members he..
Firstpost - Published

Donald Trump revokes Obama-era order on reporting civilian casualties in US intel ops in non-combat areas

President Donald Trump on Wednesday revoked an Obama-era requirement for reporting civilian casualties that resulted from US intelligence operations in non-combat areas across the globe
Firstpost - Published

U.S. halts reporting of civilian deaths by drone outside war zones

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Wednesday that revoked an Obama-era policy requiring U.S.
Firstpost - Published

Possible O'Rourke White House bid spurs action to mobilize students

By Tim Reid (Reuters) - A Democratic group seeking to persuade former Texas congressman Beto O'Rourke to run for president will launch mobilization efforts on college campuses nationwide to coincide..
Firstpost - Published

O'Rourke supporters build student network ahead of possible White House bid

By Tim Reid (Reuters) - A Democratic group seeking to persuade former Texas congressman Beto O'Rourke to run for president will launch mobilization efforts on college campuses nationwide to coincide..
Firstpost - 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

You Might Like


Environmentally friendly: newsR is hosted on servers powered solely by renewable energy
© 2019 newsR Ltd. All Rights Reserved.
About us  |  Contact us  |  Disclaimer  |  Terms & Conditions  |  Content Accreditation
 RSS  |  News for my Website  |  Free news search widget  |  In the News  |  DMCA / Content Removal  |  Privacy & Data Protection Policy
How are we doing? FeedbackSend us your feedback  |   LIKE us on Facebook   FOLLOW us on Twitter  •  FOLLOW us on Pinterest