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CNN Top Stories: Barack Obama receives official welcome in New Zealand

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 16:57:10 GMT
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Former US President Barack Obama has arrived in New Zealand for a three-day visit. This is how he was welcomed.

The Guardian: 'I'm a political nerd' - New Zealand PM makes most of Barack Obama visit ? video

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 10:09:34 GMT
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Jacinda Ardern says "˜as a political nerd' she is very happy to welcome Barack Obama on his first visit to the country. Ardern asked Obama for advice on both political and parenting matters, as she leads the country and is expecting her first child Continue reading...

The Guardian: Illinois primary election: anti-abortion Democrat wins close congressional fight

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 05:29:56 GMT
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Seven-term incumbent Dan Lipinski faced first serious challenge from progressive Marie Newman, who has refused to concedeIncumbent Democrat Dan Lipinski won a narrow victory after a fierce challenge from progressive Marie Newman on Tuesday in Illinois's third congressional district. With 95% of the vote reporting, Lipinski, one of the few remaining anti-abortion Democrats on Capitol Hill, edged out Newman by 51% to 49%.A seven-term incumbent, Lipinski had not faced a serious challenge in a decade. However, in a district that backed Hillary Clinton by 15 points in 2016, he faced criticism not just for his views on abortion but his opposition to the Affordable Care Act and refusal to endorse Barack Obama in 2012. Continue reading...

CNN Top Stories: Michelle Obama portrait moved due to 'high volume of visitors'

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 18:17:50 GMT
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Michelle Obama was so popular she needed more space.

The Guardian: Saudi crown prince begins US trip as allies share concerns about Trump

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 05:00:30 GMT
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Mohammed bin Salman hopes to seal major business deals during a three-week tour but the failure of his relationship with Jared Kushner to deliver progress on Middle East peace and Iran has left him exposedAhead of his first visit to Washington as heir to the Saudi throne, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has been warned to set a distance between himself and Donald Trump, who some regional advisers have come to regard as volatile and unpredictable.The US president will receive Prince Mohammed in the White House on Tuesday during a reciprocal visit after Trump's high-profile trip to Saudi Arabia last May when – on his first trip abroad as leader – he reset bilateral ties, which had become strained under Barack Obama. Continue reading...

The Guardian: Trump lawyer calls for end to Russia investigation after McCabe firing

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 16:07:49 GMT
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Attorney John Dowd responds to firing of Andrew McCabeEx-CIA chief Brennan calls Trump a "˜disgraced demagogue'Donald Trump's personal lawyer said on Saturday he hoped the firing of the former FBI deputy director would prompt Rod Rosenstein, the deputy attorney general, to shut down the Russia investigation.John Dowd spoke after the Obama-era CIA director, John Brennan, castigated Trump as a "disgraced demagogue" headed for "the dustbin of history", after the president gloated that the firing of Andrew McCabe marked a "great day for the hard working men and women of the FBI" and "a great day for democracy". Continue reading...

The Guardian: Ryan Zinke to look into unpopular Montana land exchange proposal

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 11:00:03 GMT
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Zinke met Dan and Farris Wilks last September regarding the 5,000-acre proposal, which was twice rejected under the Obama administrationThe US interior secretary, Ryan Zinke, has promised to look into a Montana land exchange proposal from Texas oil and gas billionaires Dan and Farris Wilks that was twice rejected under the Obama administration, the Guardian can reveal.The Wilkses and their lobbyist met Zinke, a Montana native, last September. Continue reading...

CNN Top Stories: Bolt, Obama and Gangnam Style: What (and whom) has Merkel outlasted?

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 10:44:13 GMT
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On Wednesday, Angela Merkel will begin a historic fourth term as Chancellor of Germany, making her one of the longest-serving leaders in modern German history.

BBC World: Barack Obama's $6 dinner table preserved for posterity in Vietnam

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 12:34:04 GMT
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A table in Vietnam where the US leader ate with US chef Anthony Bourdain is encased in glass.

The Guardian: Jeff Sessions says US prosecutors will not pursue small-time marijuana cases

Sat, 10 Mar 2018 18:08:30 GMT
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Law enforcement lacks resources to take on "˜routine cases' and will focus on gangs and larger conspiracies, attorney general saysFederal prosecutors will not take on small-time marijuana cases, despite the Trump justice department's decision to lift an Obama-era policy that discouraged authorities from cracking down on the trade in states where the drug is legal, Jeff Sessions, the attorney general, said on Saturday. Related: Gun control: US justice department moves to ban rapid-fire bump stocks Continue reading...

CNN Top Stories: Julian Zelizer: Obama's legacy is hope, blindsided

Fri, 09 Mar 2018 19:43:09 GMT
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BBC World: Pitches, puns and parodies for Obamas for Netflix show

Fri, 09 Mar 2018 14:29:43 GMT
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The pitches, puns and parodies possible with Barack and Michelle Obama in talks for a Netflix show.

The Guardian: Barack and Michelle Obama 'in talks with Netflix over TV series'

Fri, 09 Mar 2018 10:24:34 GMT
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Ex-president and first lady said to be in advanced negotiations with streaming serviceBarack Obama is in talks with Netflix about producing a series of high-profile shows, it has been reported.The former president of the US and his first lady, Michelle Obama, are in advanced negotiations with the streaming service, which has nearly 118 million subscribers around the world, sources told the New York Times. Continue reading...

BBC World: Obamas 'in talks to make Netflix shows'

Fri, 09 Mar 2018 09:36:30 GMT
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The former president and his wife would produce exclusive "uplifting" shows, the New York Times says.

The Guardian: Trans-Pacific Partnership explainer: what the deal is and what it means for Australia

Fri, 09 Mar 2018 06:14:56 GMT
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The US has pulled out but the recently signed trade agreement has still been welcomed, although concerns remain Australia has joined 10 other nations to sign the long-awaited Trans-Pacific Partnership, which many thought was doomed when Donald Trump withdrew the United States from the Obama-era pact in January 2017. But after strong lobbying by Japan and Australia, the idea was revived and on Friday they struck the renamed the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP-11. Continue reading...

CNN Top Stories: Barack Obama in talks with Netflix for 'production' deal

Fri, 09 Mar 2018 02:07:13 GMT
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BBC World: Harlem Globetrotters teach 109-year-old woman new tricks

Wed, 07 Mar 2018 19:35:19 GMT
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Virginia McLaurin famously danced with the Obamas on her 106th birthday - now she has been taught a few basketball moves.

CNN Top Stories: 2-year-old girl: Michelle Obama is a queen

Wed, 07 Mar 2018 05:44:36 GMT
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Two-year-old Parker Curry, who was photographed being enthralled by former first lady Michelle Obama's portrait and then later met the former first lady, tells CNN's Don Lemon she wants to be a "queen" when she grows up, like Obama.

CNN Top Stories: Michelle Obama dances with girl awestruck by her portrait

Wed, 07 Mar 2018 06:13:17 GMT
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Michelle Obama got the chance to dance Tuesday with a 2-year-old girl who was in awe of the former first lady's portrait.

BBC World: Michelle Obama dances with Parker the portrait girl

Tue, 06 Mar 2018 21:43:58 GMT
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The former first lady met Parker after a photo of the toddler mesmerised by the painting went viral.

CNN Top Stories: Trump claims Obama launched Russia probe to discredit him

Mon, 05 Mar 2018 16:02:16 GMT
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President Donald Trump on Monday accused the Obama administration of using the investigation into potential ties between his campaign and Russia's meddling in the 2016 election to discredit his bid and boost the chances of his Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton.

The Guardian: Former Trump aide says president 'may have done something illegal'

Mon, 05 Mar 2018 21:18:32 GMT
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Sam Nunberg says he would rip up a subpoena in Trump-Russia inquiry, but that Trump may have broken the law during the electionIn a pair of extraordinary interviews on Monday, former Donald Trump aide Sam Nunberg said he would defy a grand jury subpoena from special counsel Robert Mueller but also said the president "may have done something" illegal. Related: 'Bigger than Watergate': Trump attacks Obama over Russia meddling response Continue reading...

CNN Top Stories: Trump claims Obama launched Russia probe to discredit campaign

Mon, 05 Mar 2018 17:17:23 GMT
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The Guardian: 'Bigger than Watergate': Trump attacks Obama over Russia meddling response

Mon, 05 Mar 2018 14:12:29 GMT
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President tweet says Obama "˜did nothing' over election interferenceTrump claims Russia investigation aimed to discredit his campaign"˜Call it chaos': Trump adrift after week of White House anarchyDonald Trump returned to the attack over the Russia investigations on Monday, claiming the Obama administration "did nothing" in response to election interference from Moscow other than investigate his campaign "to discredit so Crooked H could win", producing a scandal "bigger than Watergate". Related: Putin: Russia will 'never' extradite 13 nationals indicted by Mueller Continue reading...

The Guardian: Markets fall as Trump's tariffs stoke trade war fears - business live

Fri, 02 Mar 2018 09:17:59 GMT
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All the day's economic and financial news, as stocks are hit by Donald Trump's tariffs on imported steel and aluminiumIntroduction: Trump tariffs hit marketsExperts: This is how recessions startComing up: Mark Carney speech; UK construction data 9.17am GMT In other news, the Weinstein Company has been saved from bankruptcy.The firm, co-founded by disgraced media mogul Harvey Weinstein, is being acquired by an investment team led by billionaire Ron Burkle and Maria Contreras-Sweet, the former head of President Obama's Small Business Administration. 9.08am GMT Newsflash: Germany's main stock index, the Dax, has hit a six-month low.German stocks slide to the lowest in 6 months. Down 4% this week and down 12% from the peak just over a month ago. pic.twitter.

CNN Top Stories: Obama: We didn't have an embarrassing scandal

Tue, 27 Feb 2018 20:13:17 GMT
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Former President Barack Obama, speaking off-the-record, talked about the drama-free nature of his White House and said it was a "low bar" now to avoid embarrassing presidential scandals.

The Guardian: Weinstein film studio expected to file for bankruptcy

Mon, 26 Feb 2018 12:48:56 GMT
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Last-ditch talks to sell the Weinstein Company for $500m have collapsed, says boardHarvey Weinstein's film and TV production company is to file for bankruptcy after the sexual harassment scandal that has engulfed the beleaguered firm scuppered a last-ditch $500m (£356m) deal to save the business.The company's board said it would have to file for bankruptcy protection following the collapse of revived talks to sell to an investor group led by Maria Contreras-Sweet, a former official in Barack Obama's administration. It branded the takeover proposal as "illusory". Continue reading...

BBC World: Daca Dreamers: Supreme Court snubs Trump appeal over immigrants

Mon, 26 Feb 2018 19:26:42 GMT
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The president says it's "very sad" as his appeal against the Obama-era scheme is denied.

CNN Top Stories: Trump calls out Bush and Obama on North Korea

Mon, 26 Feb 2018 17:29:23 GMT
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President Donald Trump on Monday criticized Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama for their handling of the North Korean threat during remarks Monday to state governors at the White House.

CNN Top Stories: Michelle Obama's memoir to be released in November

Sun, 25 Feb 2018 18:27:47 GMT
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Former first lady Michelle Obama's highly anticipated memoir, "Becoming," will be released on Nov. 13, the book's publisher announced Sunday.

CNN Top Stories: Fact-checking Trump's 'tougher on Russia' claim

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 00:37:48 GMT
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CNN's Tom Foreman examines whether the Trump administration's claim that it is tougher on Russia than the Obama administration has merit.

The Guardian: Who is Dana Loesch? The NRA's defender after the Florida shooting

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 17:00:43 GMT
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Loesch, the NRA spokeswoman and prominent gun rights advocate, will participate in a town hall conversation with Florida shooting survivorsIn the days after a mass shooting, the National Rifle Association usually stays completely silent, its social media accounts on lockdown.Even in less fraught times, the US's leading pro-gun lobby group usually refuses to participate in most news coverage of the firearms debate, choosing instead to attack the media from a distance. Continue reading...

CNN Top Stories: Trump challenges Sessions to investigate Obama on Russia

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 15:40:17 GMT
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CNN Top Stories: Trump's right: Obama was asleep at the switch on Russia

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 13:34:33 GMT
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President Obama simply didn't take Russia seriously, writes Scott Jennings. His miscalculaton will be remembered as one of the greatest presidential foreign policy failures in American history.

The Guardian: Trees for Trump: one million plants pledged to offset U-turn on climate change

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 04:58:45 GMT
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Environmentalists say forest the size of Kentucky could compensate for "˜monumental stupidity' of US withdrawal from Paris climate agreementMore than one million trees have been pledged for Trump Forest, a bid by environmentalists to offset the US president's curtailing of Obama-era clean energy initiatives by planting 10 billion trees around the globe. "US president Donald Trump doesn't believe in the science of human-caused climate change," reads the website for the project, launched before Trump withdrew the US from the Paris climate accord. Continue reading...

CNN Top Stories: Abraham Lincoln named best President. Trump is ...

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 22:04:23 GMT
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Former Presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush and Ronald Reagan enjoyed upward bumps in their greatness rankings, while President Donald Trump was ranked historically low, according to a presidential "greatness" survey released Monday.

The Guardian: Michelle Obama portrait puts black Baltimore artist in the spotlight

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 00:05:29 GMT
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The commission of a lifetime for Amy Sherald has kickstarted a conversation about art, politics and cultureShe is a Baltimore-based artist who only paints African-American subjects and always uses a muted palette. But last week, Amy Sherald became the art world's latest sensation as her portrait of former first lady Michelle Obama was unveiled in Washington.Sherald, 44, almost didn't get to paint Obama. She put away her brushes for three years to care for her family in Georgia. Then, in 2012, she collapsed and underwent a heart transplant that meant she needed another year to recuperate. Continue reading...


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Informed Comment - Juan Cole
Juan Cole er professor i historie og leder for Global Americana Institute.
Han kommenterer hendelsene i Midt-Østen i sin blogg, som har blitt et vanningshull for newsjunkies over hele verden.

Alternet - Larisa Alexandrovna
Hun driver nyhetsstedet Raw Story og blogger på, og har et eget blogsted på Hun deltar også i debatten på Democratic Underground som lala_rawraw.
NYTT: at-Largely er nominert til Best Political Coverage i Blog Awards.

Bradblog - Brad Friedman
Brad Firedman blogger om valgfusk og overgrep mot borgerrettighetene i USA. En skarp og gravende blogger det er verdt å få med seg.

Eschaton (Atrios) - Duncan Bowen Black
Atrios er en av de mest kjente bloggerne 'over there', og har mer enn 100.000 daglige treff. Han er tidligere kommentator på Air America radio, og er tilknyttet Media Matters Institute siden 2005.

H2O Man - Patrick O'Waterman
H2O Man poster også på Democratic Underground.

Rigorous Intuition - Jeff Wells
Jeff Wells er av få som kan skrive intelligent om temaer som UFOs, HAARP og andre 'konspirasjonsteorier' uten å ha det konspiratoriske verdensbilde som utgangspunkt. Han graver uansett tema, og kommer med mange kloke betraktninger.
Han poster på DU under nick Minstrel Boy.

Wake Up Call
Krigsveteraner fra østkysten i USA driver denne bloggen, som inneholder tanker om krig og USAs rolle i verdenspolitikken. Flere av disse er med i den ambulerende fredskampanjen Eyes Wide Open.

Lukery blogger mest om Sibel Edmonds, og er en person i kretsen rundt henne. Bloggen er vel verdt å ta en kikk på.

Organized Rage
Organized Rage er en EU-relatert anglo-irsk blogg som skriver om livet fra arbeiderklassens perspektiv.

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