Barack Obama

Type: Person
Name: Barack Obama
Title: US President
Organization: United States Government
Date of Birth: 1961-08-04
Place of Birth: Honolulu
Nationality: United States
Fact Sheet: Biography for Barack Obama
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 13 mins ago - 15 reports

Brutal execution by Islamic State militants

(Colombo Lankapuvath)The Islamic State (IS) has released a video online purporting to show the beheading of US journalist James Foley, who went missing in Syria in 2012.The jihadist militant group said the killing was revenge for US air strikes against ... [Published Lankapuvath - 13 mins ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 14 mins ago - 7 reports

Where the ISIS fight should go from here

youtube Murderers.Especially in the wake of the horrific beheading of an American journalist, Obama critics are clamoring for the President to offer a stronger strategy to set back ISIS. Conflating “doing things they dislike” with “exhibiting a lack ... [Published New York Daily News - 3 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 15 mins ago - 22 reports

ISIS Beheads American Journalist Foley in a message to Obama

The Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) claimed to have beheaded James Wright Foley, a freelance journalist for the U.S.-based news service GlobalPost.Foley was kidnapped while reporting near the town of Taftanaz in northern Syria two years ago on ... [Published Ecpulse.com - 1 hour ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 27 mins ago - 64 reports

Uber Hires Obama Campaign Manager, Senior Advisor David Plouffe

In an effort to convince governments that its services are key to making transportation “as reliable as running water,” transportation network company Uber has hired the man who helped Barack Obama become President of the United States in 2008, David ... [Published The Truth About Cars - 27 mins ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 6 reports

Brazilians can vote for their own Obama

SBS Wednesday 20th August, 2014He is black, like the US president, and running for congress in elections on October 5 for the ruling Workers Party.? ?His real name is Claudio Henrique dos Anjos. A court has allowed the 45-year-old to run in the election ... [Published Canada Standard - 1 hour ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 9 reports

New protests hit Ferguson

WASHINGTON: Police fired tear gas in another night of unrest in a Missouri town where a white police officer shot and killed an unarmed black teenager, just hours after President Barack Obama called for calm.US National Guard troops rolled into Ferguson ... [Published Gulf Daily News - 6 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 13 reports

Go to Ferguson, Mr. President

Once upon a time, there was a man who gave moving and important speeches about race. He was careful to respect history, to call out injustice, to acknowledge competing anxieties -- and, crucially, to elucidate a path forward. His speeches touched Americans ... [Published Bloomberg View - 15 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 30 reports

Is the Ferguson Nightmare Just Beginning?

Could it be that our long national nightmare is just beginning?Could it be that after decade upon decade of refusing to address the cost of racism in America, the bill has finally come due?The protests in Ferguson, Missouri, the arrests, the shootings, ... [Published Creators.Com - 17 hours ago]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 70 reports

Mission creep watch — Obama celebrates destruction of Syria's most lethal chemical weapons — Gaza ceasefire extended

With Trevor EischenMISSION CREEP WATCH — PARSING OBAMA: Discussing the potential for mission creep, President Barack Obama pledged yesterday he’ll not reintroduce “thousands of U.S. troops back on the ground to engage in combat” in Iraq. Earlier this ... [Published Politico - 22 hours ago]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 16 reports

Wonkbook: What the world’s top central bankers will be talking about at Jackson Hole

Welcome to Wonkbook, Wonkblog’s morning policy news primer by Puneet Kollipara ( @pkollipara ). To subscribe by e-mail, click  here . Send comments, criticism or ideas to Wonkbook at Washpost dot com. To read more by the Wonkblog team, click  here . Follow ... [Published Ezra Klein - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 38 reports

Obama calls for calm in Ferguson, describes chaos in broader context of race

For the first time, President Barack Obama described the chaos in Ferguson in a broader context of race, upward mobility and prejudice. U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder will also travel to Ferguson Wednesday to meet with community leaders and investigators. ... [Published CBS News - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 135 reports

Obama sending Attorney General Holder to Missouri

WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- President Barack Obama pleaded again for calm in riot-torn Ferguson, Missouri and said he was sending Attorney General Eric Holder to the stricken community Wednesday to meet with federal and state officials. Justice and the ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 19 2014]

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Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: With Brownb... [Published Daily Kos - 8 mins ago]
We must destroy the Islamic State to prevent vi... [Published Telegraph - 8 mins ago]
Twenty-Four Hours In A Small, Highly Televised ... [Published Daily Caller - 10 mins ago]
Islamic State Says Beheads U.S. Journalist, Hol... [Published Examiner.com - 11 mins ago]
Twitter Users Call for Blackout of James Foley ... [Published Hollywood Reporter - 11 mins ago]
8 Things You Need To Know on Wednesday, August 20 [Published WMTW - 12 mins ago]
Ice bucket challenge takes web by storm [Published Times of India - 12 mins ago]
Brutal execution by Islamic State militants [Published Lankapuvath - 13 mins ago]
Stock futures slightly higher; Lowe's quarterly... [Published Business - cleveland.com - 15 mins ago]
Brutal IS beheading video sparks social media p... [Published France24 - 15 mins ago]
Police given billions in federal money [Published Guardian.co.uk - 21 mins ago]
Poll: Send illegal border kids home [Published WorldNetDaily - 21 mins ago]
Security forces hunt for 'British' ISIS executi... [Published London Evening Standard - 22 mins ago]
Purported beheading of James Foley recalls past... [Published Idaho8.com - 22 mins ago]
Why congressional Democrats don’t like Obama [Published VOX.com - 22 mins ago]
Nigeria's Hidden War: Channel 4 Dispatches [pre... [Published Individual.com - 24 mins ago]
MILITANTS BEHEAD AMERICAN JOURNALIST [Published U-T San Diego - 24 mins ago]
Islamic State: Militant with British accent beh... [Published Descrier - 25 mins ago]
Wake-Up Call: A nerve-racking wait [Published New York Daily News - 26 mins ago]
Islamic State claims killing of American journa... [Published Cumberland Times-News - 27 mins ago]
Uber Hires Obama Campaign Manager, Senior Advis... [Published The Truth About Cars - 27 mins ago]
Conservatives Are Furious That Liberals Are Try... [Published The New Republic Online - 28 mins ago]
Not an endangered Democrat [Published The Hill - 29 mins ago]
The midterms are here! The midterms are here! [Published The Hill - 29 mins ago]
Hayden: Foley 'from our own village' [Published Politico - 30 mins ago]
Calls for IS media blackout after reported exec... [Published Deutsche Welle - 30 mins ago]
News roundup: Believe it: More government shutd... [Published Salt Lake Tribune - 32 mins ago]
Holder Promises 'Full' And 'Fair' Investigation... [Published Talking Points Memo - 35 mins ago]
10 things you need to know today: August 20, 2014 [Published The Week Magazine - 37 mins ago]
The Coyotaje Express: One El Salvadorian teen t... [Published Yahoo! News - 38 mins ago]
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Stock futures slightly higher; Lowe's quarterly... [Published Business - cleveland.com - 15 mins ago]
Also, Asian markets and the dollar rose today; government offering free online service on auto recalls; New England grocer Market Basket on brink of financial disaster; Twitter to remove images of deceased people at relatives' request; Uber hires former ...
Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: With Brownb... [Published Swing State Project - 41 mins ago]
Want the scoop on hot races around the country? Get the digest emailed to you each weekday morning. Sign up here . Leading Off : • KS-Gov, -Sen : How do you go from a landslide victory to fighting for your political life in a state that heavily ...
Frontrunning: August 20 [Published Zero Hedge - 1 hour ago]
Ferguson at Turning Point After Night of Relative Calm ( BBG ) Gaza war rages on, Hamas says Israel tried to kill its military chief ( Reuters ) Surge in Putin Patriotism Masks Pain of Sanctions ( BBG ) Bank of England splits over rate hike for first ...
Poll: Voters Want Immigration 'Pause,' More Enf... [Published Breitbart Feed - 1 hour ago]
A blockbuster new poll obtained by Breitbart News reveals that a majority of likely voters want to push the pause button on massive immigration, similar to what occurred between 1915-1964, which allowed legal immigrants a chance to more fully assimilate ...
Meet the climate deniers who want to be president [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - 1 hour ago]
It’s hard to believe, surveying the GOP field of possible presidential nominees, but back in 2008 the parties were not that far apart on climate change. Sen. John McCain of Arizona, the Republican nominee, backed cap-and-trade for carbon emissions. ...
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Can Anyone Fix the Ferguson Police Department? [Published Slate Magazine - Aug 19 2014]
Obama calls for calm in Missouri as National Gu... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Aug 18 2014]
Obama to send Attorney General Holder to Fergus... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Aug 18 2014]
Obama confirms U.S. helped Iraqi, Kurdish force... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Aug 18 2014]
Just Politics [Published Slate Magazine - Aug 18 2014]
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Recycling Industry Applauds Signing of Cell Pho... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Aug 04 2014]
Ekso Bionics(TM) CEO Nathan Harding Interview o... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Aug 04 2014]
USHCC Responds to President Obama's Fair Wage a... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Jul 31 2014]
Bank of America Announces Support of 2015 Speci... [Published Bank of America Press Release - Jul 31 2014]
USHCC Applauds President Obama for Supporting L... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Jul 21 2014]
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