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Obama keeps heat on Republican critics

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 03:04

US President Barack Obama used a campaign-style speech in the American heartland today to blast his Republican opponents as feckless obstructionists in Congress, saying Washington`s current gridlock "drives me nuts."

Development in India and China adds to the CO2 emission: Obama

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 05:54

The fast developing economies of India and China are adding to the emission of carbon dioxide, US President Barack Obama has said asking Americans to be ready and adopt more and more green technologies.

US should elect woman president as soon as possible: Michelle Obama

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 10:41

The US should elect a woman as president "as soon as possible" and the country is ready for it, First Lady Michelle Obama has said.

Oil prices firm on Iraq tensions

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 09:56

US benchmark West Texas Intermediate was up 31 cents to USD 107.14, while Brent crude gained 35 cents to USD 115.16 in mid-morning trade.

Iran says Obama lacks will to combat terrorism in Iraq

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 18:30

US President Barack Obama lacks "serious will" to combat terrorism, a top Iranian official said today after an Iraqi appeal for American airstrikes went unanswered.

Malia Obama fetches coffee during her stint on TV show

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 10:08

Barack Obama`s elder daughter Malia Obama, who worked on the sets of Halle Berry`s new show `Extant` for a week, reportedly fetched coffee for the cast and crew.

US to create world`s largest marine sanctuary in Pacific

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 03:24

US President Barack Obama Tuesday announced plans to create what could be the world`s largest marine sanctuary in the south-central Pacific Ocean to protect the ocean and its marine ecosystems. Obama announced his executive actions in a video message to those present at the "Our Ocean" conference hosted by the US State Department, which focused on sustainable fisheries, marine pollution, and ocean acidification.

US President Barack Obama in excellent health, says his physician

Last Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014, 07:57

US President Barack Obama is in excellent health and is expected to stay that way for the rest of his term, his physician has said.

US President Barack Obama meets national security team on Iraq

Last Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014, 06:34

US President Barack Obama has discussed with his national security team the current situation in Iraq, where Islamic militants have gained control of the country`s second largest city Mosul.

US considering all options in Iraq: Obama

Last Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014, 00:05

President Barack Obama today said the US is considering "all options" in Iraq as it has a stake in making sure that jihadists do not get a permanent foothold in that country and in Syria.

90-year-old ex-US president to make parachute jump

Last Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014, 19:41

Former US President George H W Bush can no longer use his legs, but he is not letting that stop him from keeping a vow he made five years ago: to jump from an aircraft on his 90th birthday, which is today.

Obama calls gun control ``biggest frustration``

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 07:47

US President Barack Obama Tuesday called for greater national effort against gun violence just hours after a latest school shooting happening in the US State of Oregon Tuesday left two dead, including a student.