Kanye West reckons Kim Kardashian is more influential than Michelle Obama. Read more
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A temporary debt limit extension has been offered by Republicans to prevent a US government default that would damage the global economy.
Barack Obama called on politicians to avert a government shutdown that could leave hundreds of thousands of civil servants indefinitely suspended from their jobs without pay.
Barack Obama has hailed a potentially decisive deal between the US and Russia over Syria as an ‘important, concrete step’ after the threat of immediate military action was averted.
‘We will stand vigilant’: Barack Obama leads America in a day of reflection and tears on 9/11 anniversary
Americans have once again paused to remember the events of 9/11. Read more
With a grave expression, it looks like Barack Obama has the weight of the world on his shoulders. Read more
US president Barack Obama says he will lift the threat of air strikes on Syria if it agrees to surrender its chemical weapons under a UN agreement. Read more
Barack Obama will attempt to convince congress to authorise military action in Syria after the international community failed to reach an agreement following tense discussions in St Petersburg. Read more
The international community cannot stay silent in the face of such ‘barbarism’ in Syria, Barack Obama has warned. Read more
Barack Obama has won backing from key US political figures to attack Syria. Read more
Barack Obama has insisted in a message to US politicians that any military action against Syria will not involve any boots on the ground.
Barack Obama has said that while he wholeheartedly backs military action against Syria, he will put it to a vote within congress.
Barack Obama echoed the most famous civil rights speech in history as he marked its 50th anniversary.
Barack Obama has said claims of a chemical weapons attack in war-torn Syria is a ‘big event of grave concern’. Read more
US First Lady Michelle Obama is to put out a hip-hop album that will aim to improve America’s health.
US President Barack Obama has cancelled a meeting with Russian president Vladimir Putin next month over growing tensions regarding Edward Snowden. Read more
Following a time honoured prime ministerial tradition of feigning interest in popular music, David Cameron has put together a playlist for his fellow G8 leaders – including Barack Obama, Vladimir Putin and Angela Merkel. Read more
US President Barack Obama has said: ‘Trayvon Martin could have been me, 35 years ago.’ Read more
Barack Obama said he was ‘deeply humbled’ to stand in the prison cell where Nelson Mandela was held for 18 years as South Africa’s most dangerous political prisoner. Read more
Barack Obama is set to meet with members of Nelson Mandela’s family but will not visit the critically ill former leader in hospital, the White House has confirmed. Read more
If we were going to ask for one thing from this selection, it would obviously have to be the white shades by designer to Michelle Obama, Prabal Gurung. The Nepalese-American designer has just been chosen to create uniforms for the stewardesses for Japanese airline ANA. Bip Ling loves cult swimwear Lara Ventura’s gold bikinis with […]
Barack Obama could agree to arm Syrian rebels this week, US officials have said. Read more
President Obama is expected to announce a set of executive
actions aimed at reducing the problem of patent trolling.
The practice of patent trolling has grown massively in recent
years and involves companies acquiring patents with the
intention of using them to collect licensing fees under threat of
lawsuit rather than to innovate or create products.
By: Philippa Warr, Edited by: Liat Clark