Barack Hussein Obama II, born August 4, 1961, was the 44th President of the United States and the first black US president. He served as president between January 20, 2009 to January 20, 2017. Obama was named the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize laureate in October 2009. He was succeeded by Republican Donald John Trump, who assumed office in January 2017.
Donald Trump’s lawyers wrote in court papers that Americans should be able to observe the ‘politically motivated prosecution’ of the former president. Federal court rules prohibit broadcasting proceedings.
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The former US president filed a motion seeking to disqualify US District Judge Tanya Chutkan from presiding over one of the criminal cases charging him with trying to overturn the 2020 presidential election.
US President Joe Biden called for Americans to unite despite bitter political differences as the United States marked the 22nd anniversary of al-Qaeda’s September 11 attacks.
The US president’s trip is to focus on upgrading links between the two countries as Washington seeks to hedge against China-related risks.
Reports say Lew – who also served as Barack Obama’s budget director and as White House chief of staff – could be nominated by President Joe Biden in the coming weeks.
Tafari Campbell, 45, was the subject of a two-day search after a paddle boarder was seen to struggle and go under the water in a lake near a home owned by the Obamas.
The veteran American civil rights activist, 81, announced on Saturday that he will step down as president of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition
Taylor Taranto, who had taken part in the Capitol riot, was arrested after driving to Washington in a van with two guns and hundreds of rounds of ammunition.
Past championing of market liberalisation led to fragile supply chains, production abroad and Beijing’s clout, says Washington’s top trade official.
No president wants to give up the power and prestige that comes with the office after only one term, and Joe Biden is no exception.
Uphill battle looms to restore educational exchange scheme cancelled in 2020 under Donald Trump and kept shut by Joe Biden.
Prosecutors accused Pras Michel of plotting with Low to attempt to influence the administrations of US presidents Barack Obama and Donald Trump.
Teachers react after pupils turn their anger at too tough exam on former US first lady.
Some students write crude remarks, and others use foul language about Obama and her family on social media.
The ex-Fugees member says the Malaysian tycoon was willing to ‘spend any type of money’, but his ‘party guy’ reputation made it hard to get fundraiser invites.
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The subject of a possible contribution of up to US$30 million came up during ‘casual conversation’, the US star said during Fugees rapper Pras Michel’s foreign influence trial.
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Iran said it will finally assist an investigation into uranium particles found at undeclared sites and even reinstall removed monitoring equipment, the International Atomic Energy Agency said.
Explaining his decision to suspend Russia’s obligations under New START, Putin accused the US and its Nato allies of openly declaring the goal of Russia’s defeat in Ukraine.
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Jeff Zients ran the administration’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic at the start of Joe Biden’s term.
President Joe Biden made a politically charged stop at the southern US border before flying to a Mexico City summit set to be dominated by a growing regional illegal immigration and drug smuggling crisis.
Naomi Biden and Peter Neal exchanged vows on the South Lawn, which was turned into a wedding venue for the very first time. It is the first White House wedding with a president’s granddaughter as the bride.