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Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden formally accepted the Democratic presidential nomination in a speech Thursday night that capped off the four-day virtual...

Joe Biden: The Democrat aiming to unseat Donald Trump

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Joe Biden has spent most of his life serving in Washington, as a senator from the Democratic party and vice president. Previous attempts to...

House expected to pass 2 bills curtailing Trump’s military power

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The House will vote Thursday on bills that would restrict war powers granted nearly 20 years ago that gave Presidents George W. Bush and...

Don Peebles lists his Hamptons home for US$10 million

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Real estate developer and entrepreneur Don Peebles – a former member of Barack Obama's National Finance Committee – is selling his Sag Harbor, New...
Judge Neil Gorsuch speaks, after US President Donald Trump nominated him for the Supreme Court

Report Shows Trump Aides Were Constantly In Touch With Senior Russian Officials During Campaign

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President-elect Trump and then-President Barack Obama were both briefed on details of the extensive communications between suspected Russian operatives and people associated with the...
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Feb. 3 world news summary at 0030 GMT

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WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday issued a notice easing sanctions on a Russian intelligence agency that former President Barack Obama sanctioned...
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Obama leaves enduring legacy in Africa despite unmet promises

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Former U.S. President Barack Obama whose father was Kenyan left an admirable legacy in Africa despite failing to fulfill his pledges to lift the...

President Nana Addo And Wife Adorned In Beautiful Ghanaian Kente

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The President Nana Akufo Addo was in a multi coloured cloth with different kente designs including the Obama design out-doored during the visit of...
Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) meets with U.S. President Barack Obama, who is here to attend the G20 summit, in Hangzhou, capital city of east China's Zhejiang Province, Sept. 3, 2016. (Xinhua/Pang Xinglei)

Xi, Obama agree to maintain healthy, steady growth of China-U.S. ties

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Meeting on the sidelines of the 2016 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders' Meeting, Xi spoke highly of the U.S. president's endeavor in developing...
U.S. President Barack Obama speaks about the economy and corporate tax inversions in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington D.C., capital of the United States, April 5, 2016. (Xinhua/Yin Bogu)

Obama Defends Trump

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President Barack Obama has sought to assure US allies that President-elect Donald Trump will honour the country's international alliances when he takes office in...
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Redefining ‘Literature’

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“By the time he was 23, Bob’s voice, with its weight, its unique, gravelly power was redefining not just what music sounded like, but...
U.S. President Barack Obama speaks about the economy and corporate tax inversions in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington D.C., capital of the United States, April 5, 2016. (Xinhua/Yin Bogu)

Obama to combat climate change through sports

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US President, Barack Obama has lauded America’s sports teams and athletes for squaring up to the threat of climate change. Marking the inaugural ‘Green...
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Dear President Barack Obama

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Dear President Obama, From a yellow-like bungalow in Coatesville (Pennsylvania), I write. It gives me a great honor with so much joy to be alive at...
U.S. President Barack Obama speaks about the economy and corporate tax inversions in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington D.C., capital of the United States, April 5, 2016. (Xinhua/Yin Bogu)

US police shootings: Obama calls for unity amid racial tension

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Mr Obama and ABC News held the forum amid an increase in racial tensions in the US in recent weeks. Last week a gunman killed...
U.S. President Barack Obama speaks about the economy and corporate tax inversions in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington D.C., capital of the United States, April 5, 2016. (Xinhua/Yin Bogu)

June 25 world news summary at GMT 0030

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SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON -- U.S. President Barack Obama delivered the message twice Friday that there was "special relationship" between his country and Britain, which voted...
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Kremlin Hits Back At Obama Over Russia-West Ties Statement

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"Talking about who presents a threat to whom, I think we should probably not forget the frequent statements we have heard over the past...

Obama Agrees With Mahama On Cynicism & Pessimism

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Taking questions from young people at Royal Horticultural Hall in the UK, Mr. Obama charged the audience to "take a longer, more optimistic view...
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April 21 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

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RIYADH -- U.S. President Barack Obama met on Thursday with leaders of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states in the Saudi capital Riyadh to...

Obama to leave Mideast in more chaotic state

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With only months to leave the White House, Barack Obama is very likely to be another U.S. president doomed to the same failure after...
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IS plays cautiously in Syria and Iraq whilst gaining grounds world over

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"We have momentum, and we intend to keep that momentum," Obama told reporters after meeting with his national security staff at the headquarters of...

April 19 world news summary at 0030 GMT

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WASHINGTON -- U.S. President Barack Obama and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin discussed Syria and Ukraine in a phone call on Monday, the White...
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Hypocrisy: Obama Lecturing UK To Give Up Its Sovereignty – London Mayor

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The London mayor, who backs EU exit, told the BBC the Americans "wouldn't dream of sharing sovereignty" as the UK had done. The US...
U.S. President Barack Obama (C) discusses administration plans to close the Guantanamo military prison while delivering a statement at the White House in Washington Feb. 23, 2016. [Photo/Xinhua]

April 5 world news summary at 0030 GMT

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WASHINGTON -- NATO continues to be the "cornerstone" of collective defense for the U.S. and Europe, U.S. President Barack Obama said Monday. ...

U.S, China Pledge On Climate Change Initiatives Commendable – Group

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U.S. President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed in Washington, D.C., to collaborate on climate change by signing agreements outlined last year...
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Defeating IS remains our top most priority – Obama

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Visiting U.S. President Barack Obama said here Wednesday that defeating the Islamic State (IS) is an "absolute priority." The IS carried out...

Xi and Obama to hold discussion in Washington

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"It will be the first meeting between the two heads of state this year. It will be of great significance in advancing the bilateral...
Cuba's President Raul Castro (R) and U.S. President Barack Obama take part during a press conference at the Revolution Palace, in Havana, capital of Cuba, on March 21, 2016. Obama met with Cuban leader Raul Castro for his second day in Havana on Monday. (Xinhua/Joaquin Hernandez) (vf) (sp)

Cubans nurses hopes for respect in truce after years of enmity

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By Noemi Galban For engineer Arturo Gonzalez, 62, U.S. President Barack Obama's historic visit to Cuba was one of the most important events in his...
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Democratic Party Primaries Saw Decline In African American Votes

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Recent electoral data indicates that the number of African American voters going to the polls in the Democratic primaries and caucuses has taken a...
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Obama’s Visit To Cuba Will Spur Investment In Caribbean Island

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The island seeks U.S. investment in 12 economic segments, including renewable energy, oil exploration and tourism, Cuban Minister of Foreign Trade and Investment Rodrigo...
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Cuba-US relations cemented by Obama’s visit

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U.S. President Barack Obama will travel to Cuba next week to conduct a historic visit to the island nation, in culmination of development of...