Tag Archives: Barack Obama

25Jun/15

U.S. Supreme Court upholds key Obamacare insurance subsidies

Demonstrators chant “ACA is here to stay” — shorthand for the Affordable Care Act, President Barack Obama’s signature healthcare law after the Supreme Court upholds the availability of tax subsidies that are crucial to the healthcare program known as Obamacare.

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24Jun/15

Obama says U.S. will not prosecute families for paying hostage ransom

U.S. President Barack Obama says the U.S. government will no longer threaten to prosecute families who try to pay ransom to win the release of American hostages held overseas.

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08Jun/15

G7 leaders pose for family photo

G7-Leaders

G7 leaders family photo

Canada
Prime Minister Stephen Harper
France
President François Hollande
Germany (2015 Chair)
Chancellor Angela Merkel
Italy
Prime Minister Matteo Renzi
Japan
Prime Minister Shinzō Abe
United Kingdom
Prime Minister David Cameron
United States
President Barack Obama

26May/15

White House: Iraqi lack of will to fight ‘a problem’ in past

White House spokesman Josh Earnest says Iraqi troops’ lack of will to fight Islamic State militants, an issue cited by the Pentagon chief over the weekend, has been a concern. In the wide-ranging briefing, Earnest also tells reporters the Obama administration has no backup plan if the U.S. Congress fails to act on legislation that would extend certain provisions of the USA Patriot Act.

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26May/15

Washington Post reporter goes on trial behind closed doors in Tehran

Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian’s trial begins on espionage charges behind closed doors in Tehran, 10 months after he was arrested at his home and imprisoned.

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