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Obama Earns a Failing Grade for Lack of Transparency on Drone Strikes

US experts said that the US President Barack Obama administration would earn a failing grade for its lack of openness about the US drone strikes policy.

Deadly Accuracy: Only 1 in 8 Americans Killed by Drones was Targeted

Of the eight Americans killed in United States drone strikes ordered under President Barack Obama’s administration, only one, an al-Qaeda cleric, was identified and deliberately targeted.

Obama and Bill Nye Take on ‘Climate-Denier Club’ in Congress

yesterdayNews : Mediaite

When President Barack Obama traveled to Florida this week to make a speech on climate change for Earth Day, he brought Bill Nye "the Science Guy" along with him, a fact that was not lost on Fox News' The Five. And while they were there, the two men sat down for a chat about the state of science in America and those pesky "climate-deniers" in Congress.

Eric Holder in Pictures

Called the “people’s attorney” by President Barack Obama, Eric Holder has made a lasting legacy in Washington, D.C., and not just by being the first African-American attorney general. As he prepares to step down, here’s a look back at some of his career highlights during his time as attorney general.

Obama defends US intelligence after hostage deaths

WASHINGTON (AP) — A day after revealing an intelligence failure that cost the lives of two al-Qaida hostages, President Barack Obama on Friday praised his spying operations as the most capable in the world while promising a review aimed at preventing future mistakes. Obama said he knows that the U.S. Show More Summary

Shinzo Abe: Will he or won’t he apologize during Washington visit?

Throughout this coming week, a Japanese visitor named Shinzo Abe will be touring the United States with stops in Boston, San Francisco and Los Angeles as well as meetings in Washington with President Barack Obama and a speech to Congress. Continue reading ? The post Shinzo Abe: Will he or won’t he apologize during Washington visit? appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Obama Fires Back At Elizabeth Warren And Trade Critics, Escalating Democratic Feud

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama pushed back against Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Democratic critics of his trade agenda on Friday, accusing them of spreading "misinformation that stirs up the base but ultimately doesn't serve...Show More Summary

EXCLUSIVE: Transcript of Obama's unaired remarks to the New England Patriots

On Thursday, Barack Obama hosted the Super Bowl champions at the White House and was flippant (as usual) with his remarks. Here's a full transcript of what the "President" had to say. We're required to remind you that these strong takes are SATIRE. Show More Summary

Obama Should Hand Back Peace Prize as Civilians Killed by US Drones

Civilian casualties from US drone strikes are "the direct effect" of US President Barack Obama's policies that "fuel conflicts and terrorism," an Italian politician told Sputnik Friday.

White House Correspondents’ Association president: Obama’s now ‘a heck of a lot harder to get on the phone’

Christi Parsons, the White House correspondent for Tribune Publishing, interviews Barack Obama in this file photo from 2007. (AP Photo/Lawrence Jackson) When President Obama looks out at Washington’s most celebrity-filled audience Saturday night,...Show More Summary

Pakistan says botched strike highlights dangers of US drone war

yesterdayNews : The Newsroom

Pakistan said Friday the botched US drone attack that killed two foreign hostages showed the risks of the controversial tactic, as details came to light apparently pinpointing the fatal strike. President Barack Obama admitted on Thursday...Show More Summary

Lynch becomes U.S. attorney general, first black woman in post

yesterdayNews : The Newsroom

The Senate confirmed Loretta Lynch as the nation's first black female attorney general Thursday, installing an aggressive counter-terrorism prosecutor as the top law enforcement official for President Barack Obama's final 21 months in office.

Obama's fatal twist on the Nixon doctrine: Empower Iran

In December, President Barack Obama said that he wished to see Iran ultimately become a "very successful regional power." His wish — a nightmare for the Western-oriented Arab states — is becoming a reality. Consider:

Chrissy Teigen Talks Why She Posted Stretchies Photo And Her Nervousness When Talking To First Family [Video]

When Chrissy Teigen recently sat down with President Barack Obama, her greeting took him by surprise! Turn the pages for more…

Not long ago, Rubio questioned his readiness for presidency

Bush, the former governor who guided Rubio's early political career, won Rubio's praise as "one of the biggest, best thinkers in the Republican Party" with an "amazing" depth of knowledge on almost every issue. Barack Obama's star turn...Show More Summary

Hostage deaths a reminder of risk of 'deadly mistakes'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two years ago, President Barack Obama stood before a military audience and spoke of the "heartbreaking tragedy" of accidental civilian deaths caused by U.S. military strikes in the fight against terrorism in places like Pakistan and Afghanistan. [...]Show More Summary

US drone war under scrutiny after botched strike

President Barack Obama’s admission that a US drone strike accidentally took the lives of two hostages has raised fresh questions about the limits and the risks of the country’s “targeted killing” campaign. Since taking office in 2009, Obama has relied […]

Obama says US critics of TPP are ignorant

US President Barack Obama to pursue Trans-Pacific Partnership even if it's unpopular with Democrats.

Still waiting for #DeflateGate outcome

Even though the NFL waited to issue a ruling on #DeflateGate before the Patriots visited the White House, President Barack Obama found a way to poke fun at the team absent a recent reminder of the scandal. Now, the wait for a report from Ted Wells and a ruling from the league office can resume.…

Loretta Lynch Named First Female African-American Attorney General

Senate finally confirmed Loretta Lynch as Attorney General in a 56-43 vote yesterday. It’s been 160 days since President Barack Obama first nominated Lynch, and one of the closest votes ever on an attorney general’s confirmation. Longtime...Show More Summary

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