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Florida man charged over ‘mail bombs’

DNA, fingerprint evidence helped lead FBI to Trump’s fan NEW YORK, Oct 27, (Agencies): A Florida fan of Donald Trump was arrested and charged Friday with mailing 13 bombs to opponents of the US president in a brazen, week-long spree that infl amed the country ahead of key elections. Cesar …

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Packages to Biden, De Niro like other bombs

WASHINGTON, Oct 25, (AP): The mail-bomb scare widened Thursday as law enforcement officials seized three more suspicious packages – two addressed to former vice-president Joe Biden and one to actor Robert De Niro – and said they were similar to crude pipe bombs sent to former president Barack Obama, Hillary …

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Suspect bombs to Obama, Hillary, CNN – White House condemns attacks

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK, Oct 24, (Agencies): Authorities intercepted suspicious packages sent to former US president Barack Obama, former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and the Time Warner Center in New York, officials said on Wednesday. The packages sent to the two leading Democrats and a bomb delivered to one of the …

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President Trump wants to ditch Obamacare but keep the gains

WASHINGTON, Jan 21, (AFP): Health coverage for all: the promise of President-elect Donald Trump was also the vow of his predecessor Barack Obama, whose signature domestic achievement is now under serious threat of repeal. Such is the paradox surrounding the fi rst legislative push expected by the new Trump administration. …

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Obama’s perfidious parting gift to Iran

  PRESIDENT Barack Obama’s emotional farewell speech before a crowd of thousands was another fine example of the type of inspirational oratory that saw him elected eight years ago as President of the United States. Punctuated by standing ovations and deafening applause, there was hardly a dry eye in the …

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‘Yes we did’ … Obama bids farewell

CHICAGO, Jan 11, (Agencies): President Barack Obama has bid farewell to the nation in an emotional speech that sought to comfort a country on edge over rapid economic changes, persistent security threats and the election of Donald Trump. Forceful at times and tearful at others, Obama’s valedictory speech in his …

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As first lady, Obama charted own course – She turned inward

WASHINGTON, Dec 24, (AP): When Michelle Obama considered the daunting prospect of becoming first lady, she purposely avoided turning to books by her predecessors for guidance. Instead, she turned inward. “I didn’t want to be influenced by how they defined the role”, Mrs Obama once said. She instinctively knew she …

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Obama dumps mostly Muslim men registry

WASHINGTON, Dec 22, (AP): The Obama administration said Thursday it is officially scrapping a post- 9/11 requirement for immigrant men from predominantly Muslim countries to register with the federal government. The US hasn’t used the program since 2011, but a top immigration adviser to President-elect Donald Trump has spoken of …

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Obama makes final Thanksgiving turkey pardon

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama got the holiday mood started at the White House on Wednesday with the traditional pardoning of the national Thanksgiving turkey, this time with his nephews standing in for daughters Malia and Sasha. The light-hearted ceremony in the Rose Garden also featured Iowa-raised turkeys Tater …

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To Obama’s successor

I AM currently travelling around the US after spending a few very enlightening days in Washington DC where I was privileged to address delegates attending the 25th Annual Arab-US Policymakers Conference for the second year running. This year, the event was titled “The Next US Presidency and US-Arab Relations, Probabilities, …

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