Tag : Obama
San Antonio Spurs' Danny Green Interview title : Interview: Spurs' Danny Green on Meeting Obama, San Antonio's Chances in NBA Playoffs, and March Madness
summary : San Antonio Spurs shooting guard Danny Green talked to Gospel Herald in an exclusive interview about meeting the president of the United States in the White House, how his team could fare in the upcoming NBA playoffs, and his experience in the NCAA Tournament known as March Madness.
date : Mar 21, 2015 01:18 PM EDT
Benjamin Netanyahu title : Reelection of Israeli PM Netanyahu Places Intense Pressure on President Obama and Current U.S.-Israel Relationship
summary : Despite media reports claiming otherwise, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu survived a tough reelection campaign in the Jewish state. His unexpected strong campaign victory could drastically affect the current diplomatic relationship between Israel and the United States.
date : Mar 19, 2015 07:23 PM EDT
President Obama title : Does Obama Believe That Gay Is the New Black?
summary : President Obama received criticism from conservative leaders in the African American community after alluding to the gay right's movement as another civil rights struggle during his speech in Selma, Ala. last week.
date : Mar 12, 2015 02:52 PM EDT
Obama title : Student Loan Reforms Update: Obama Turns Focus on Memorandum Tha Could Favor Borrowers, But Only Applies to Federal Loans
summary : President Barack Obama signed a presidential memorandum on Tuesday that would allow federal agencies overhaul how students repaid their loans. The move is intended to make the costs associated with going to college to be an affordable option.
date : Mar 11, 2015 11:59 AM EDT
King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia title : Saudi Arabia Lays King Abdullah To Rest; President Obama Expresses Condolences
summary : Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah, an important U.S. ally in the Middle East and a major force in the Muslim world, died early Friday morning at age 90 from a bout of pneumonia. President Obama issued a statement in regards to his death.
date : Jan 23, 2015 02:32 PM EST
State of the Union title : State of the Union 2015: The Reaction to President Obama’s Speech
summary : The reactions varied to President Barack Obama’s annual State of the Union address. This was bound to happen, given that the president addressed a Congress where the Republican majority controlled both the House and Senate.
date : Jan 21, 2015 12:36 PM EST
National Prayer Breakfast 2015 title : National Prayer Breakfast 2015 Preview: Remembering the Armenian Genocide of 1915
summary : The theme for this year’s National Prayer Breakfast, which is on Feb. 5 this year in Washington, will focus on the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. Turkey's government has so far refused to recognize the brutality of the 1915 events, much less apologize to the Armenian people.
date : Jan 15, 2015 01:21 PM EST
North Korea title : Sony Hack: North Korea Threatens Retaliation on 'Whole U.S. Mainland' If Obama Takes Action on Them
summary : A top North Korean defense committee, through the country’s official Korean Central News Agency, issued a statement that threatened attacks on “the White House, the Pentagon and the whole U.S. mainland” if President Obama tries to punish them.
date : Dec 22, 2014 11:38 AM EST
The Interview - Sony Hack title : President Obama Says U.S. Will Figure Out How to Deal with North Korea’s Sony Hack
summary : President Obama announced Friday afternoon that the United States will respond “proportionally” to the attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment after the FBI pinned the blame on the North Korean government.
date : Dec 20, 2014 08:33 PM EST
Napster Co-Founder Sean Parker title : Napster Co-Founder Sean Parker Is Building New Tech Tool For Politics and Civil Engagement
summary : It did not get a lot of media attention last month, but Napster co-founder and Facebook's first president Sean Parker took a major step towards building his new company - Brigade Media - that hopes to transform voter engagement at the state and federal level. Parker joins a growing list of technology leaders and billionaires who have formed for-profit and non-profit ventures over the past two years seeking to capitalize on the interest of political and advocacy campaigns in using new technologies to further their cause.
date : Dec 18, 2014 12:34 PM EST
Cuba-US Relations title : United States and Cuba Restore Diplomatic Ties After 50 Years
summary : An American policy relic from the Cold War took another step closer into the history books Wednesday after the United States and Cuba decided to restore diplomatic ties severed more than 50 years ago.
date : Dec 18, 2014 12:59 AM EST
Immigration Reform title : Evangelical Groups Praise Obama's 'Compassionate' Immigration Move
summary : Many Evangelical groups have praised President Obama's recent executive order regarding immigration reform, calling his efforts "compassionate" and "Christ-like."
date : Nov 21, 2014 06:57 PM EST
Terrence Bean title : Prominent Gay Rights Activist Terrence Bean Arrested for Molesting 15-Year-Old Boy
summary : A prominent activist in the gay community has been arrested for sexually assaulting a 15 year old boy
date : Nov 20, 2014 02:31 PM EST
Obama title : Immigration Reform Bills: Obama Aims to Pass Bill With or Without GOP Majority House Approval
summary : The president is threatening to move forward and take executive action that may result in the protection of millions of immigrants who are in the country illegally. He's expected to formally announce his plans next week that will allow illegal immigrants with children to have clearer access to work permits and be protected from deportation.
date : Nov 14, 2014 02:59 PM EST
James Wright Foley title : Obama Promises Justice in Journalist James Foley Beheading, Calls ISIS 'A Cancer'
summary : President Barack Obama recently addressed the nation concerning the beheading of American journalist James Foley at the hands of the terrorist group ISIS.
date : Aug 20, 2014 03:23 PM EDT
Mark Arabo speaks for Persecuted Iraqi Christians and religious minorities title : Iraqi Chaldeans Leader Grateful for U.S. Government Decision to Fight ISIS, Rescue Yazidi Refugees
summary : Mark Arabo, a national spokesperson for Iraqi Chaldeans living in California, says his group is thankful for Obama's decision to provide humanitarian aid to minorities stranded in Iraq and to allow airstrikes against Sunni militants in the country.
date : Aug 11, 2014 02:43 PM EDT
Iraq Yazidis Feeing from ISIS Killing title : 20,000 Yazidis, Christians Saved, Dozens of ISIS Militants Killed by U.S. Military
summary : A rescue effort has freed 20,000 of the Yazidi refugees trapped on a mountain in northern Iraq and surrounded by ISIS forces, and 61 ISIS fighters have been killed due to American airstrikes as of Sunday.
date : Aug 11, 2014 12:42 PM EDT
Iraqi Christians title : Obama Approves Airstrikes On ISIS, Says 'America Is Coming to Help' Religious Minorities
summary : As Christians continue to experience persecution at the hands of terrorist group ISIS, Obama recently authorized limited airstrikes to help Iraqi forces to assist in the fight to bring relief to religious minorities.
date : Aug 08, 2014 11:26 AM EDT
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