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Obama explains lipstick mark on his collar


US President Barack Obama joked about a lipstick stain on his collar during a White House event, saying that he is explaining the red mark on his shirt to avoid trouble with the First Lady.

Hackers cause panic with 'Obama injured' AP tweet

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Washington: Hackers spooked markets Tuesday after breaking into the Associated Press' Twitter account and falsely reporting President Barack Obama had been injured after two blasts at the White House

Obama vows to build ties around the world

Washington: President Barack Obama on Monday vowed to renew “strong alliances” around the world, saying that the United States was committed to finding security without “perpetual war.”
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Strengthen gun control laws: Obama tells Congress

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With sentiments running high in favour of stricter gun control laws, US President Barack Obama today asked the Congress to speed up legislations for universal background checks for people trying to buy guns, and restoring a ban on military-style assault weapons.

Immigration, economy top agenda: Obama


Focused on the immediate crisis of avoiding a fiscal cliff by year end, US President Barack Obama on Sunday said that “fixing” the broken immigration system, stabilisation of the economy and energy independence would be on top priorities during his administration’s second term.

World leaders express shock over US school shooting

World leaders expressed shock and horror after a gunman massacred 20 small children and six teachers on Friday in the US state of Connecticut, one of the worst school shootings in history.

Obama appoints blind Indian-American to key post


The Obama administration has announced to appoint a blind Indian-American to a key administrative post in an independent US agency devoted for people with disabilities.

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Newly discovered fish named after Barack Obama

A newly discovered species of colourful, freshwater fish has been named after US President Barack Obama due to his ‘global vision of environmental protection and conservation’, scientists say.

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Obama woos India. So does China!

China, in the midst of a leadership transition, on Tuesday sought to reaffirm its close bilateral ties with New Delhi, saying that India is an "important neighbour” and “an indispensable partner in i

US sends warships to West Asia to evacuate Americans, if needed


As tension escalates in West Asia, the US has dispatched three warships to the region to be on standby in the event of a need, even as President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton spo

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