All posts tagged "obama"

  • APTOPIX Obama Nuclear Security Summit
    US joins with South Korea, Japan in bid to deter North Korea

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States pledged Thursday to deepen cooperation with allies South Korea and Japan on deterring the North Korean nuclear threat, working to ramp up pressure following worrying provocations. Leaders of the three countries...

    • Posted March 31, 2016
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  • Barack Obama, Michelle Obama,
    Hello, Buenos Aires: The Obamas do the tango

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Less than 24 hours in Buenos Aires, and Barack Obama is already doing the tango. The president and first lady Michelle Obama were attending a state dinner in the Argentine capital Wednesday...

    • Posted March 23, 2016
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  • Barack Obama, Merrick Garland
    First GOP senator calls for vote on Garland court nomination

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Mark Kirk became the first Republican senator to break with party leaders and call for a vote on President Barack Obama’s Supreme Court selection, saying Friday, “It’s just man up and cast a...

    • Posted March 18, 2016
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  • resident Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, Pool)
    Obama issues executive order imposing fresh sanctions on N. Korea

    WASHINGTON (Yonhap) — U.S. President Barack Obama issued an executive imposing fresh sanctions on North Korea on Wednesday, further tightening the screws on the communist nation for its defiant nuclear and missile tests. “This Executive Order is...

    • Posted March 16, 2016
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  • Barack Obama, Merrick Garland
    Obama nominates Garland to high court, challenging GOP

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama nominated appeals court judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court on Wednesday, challenging Republicans to drop their adamant refusal to even consider his choice in an election year. Obama called Garland,...

    • Posted March 16, 2016
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  • President Barack Obama speaks during a joint news conference with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in the Rose Garden of White House in Washington, Thursday, March 10, 2016. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
    It’s personal: Obama says GOP hostility to him led to Trump

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama blames years of knee-jerk GOP hostility toward him for fueling Donald Trump’s rise, arguing Thursday that Republicans have no one to blame but themselves. Trump’s GOP rivals headed into their final...

    • Posted March 10, 2016
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  • President Barack Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau depart from a bilateral news conference in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Thursday, March 10, 2016. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
    Obama hosts dinner for new Canada sensation named Justin

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The first state dinner of President Barack Obama’s final year honors Canada and its newest sensation named Justin: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. The nation that produced singer Justin Bieber now also claims the dashing...

    • Posted March 10, 2016
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