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President Obama says the debate showed Donald Trump doesn’t have the “preparation” or “temperament”

President Barack Obama said Tuesday the first presidential debate left him worried about the positions Donald Trump has espoused on nuclear weapons and climate change. Watching the showdown from the White House Treaty Room, Obama said he enjoyed a “pretty

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Obama opens new African American Museum amid national racial strife

President Barack Obama hailed Saturday the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, a long-awaited institution dedicated to the many threads of black suffering and triumph in the United States. The first black president of the

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Obama vetoes 9/11 bill

Barack Obama vetoed Friday a bill that would allow family members of 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia. The White House claimed it could expose US diplomats and servicemen to litigation in other countries. Republican and Democratic leaders in Congress

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Buhari arrives New York to attend 71st session of UNGA

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday morning arrived New York, United States of America, ahead of his participation at the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). Mr Femi Adesina, the president’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Confirmed

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Buhari to sanction aides over President’s plagiarism of Obama’s speech

The Presidency has issued the statement below admitting that the speech read by President Muhammadu Buhari contained insertions plagiarised from a 2008 speech by U.S. President, Barack Obama. A statement by a presidency spokesperson, Garba Shehu, said an investigation had

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Trump acknowledges Obama was born in the United States

U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, who has long questioned President Barack Obama’s U.S. citizenship, on Friday said he believes the president was born in the United States. “President Barack Obama was born in the United States, period,” Trump said

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How Buhari ‘plagiarised’ Obama’s speech in ‘change campaign’

[views] President Muhammadu Buhari’s ‘Change Begins with Me’ campaign suffered a setback Friday following a newspaper report that the president allegedly plagiarised President Barack Obama in the speech he delivered while launching the project, a PREMIUM TIMES report indicated on

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Obama vows to lift Myanmar sanctions as Suu Kyi visits

President Barack Obama moved to restore trade benefits to Myanmar and said broader sanctions would soon be scrapped, as he hosted de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi at the White House Wednesday. Welcoming Suu Kyi for the first time

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Obama, Bill step in for pneumonia-hit Hillary Clinton

Former and current US presidents Bill Clinton and Barack Obama join the campaign trail Tuesday for Hillary Clinton, standing in for the Democratic White House hopeful while she recovers from pneumonia. Clinton is set to return to the fray on

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Clinton calls Trump comment on security briefing ‘undisciplined’

U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton chastised Republican rival Donald Trump on Thursday for talking about things he learned in classified intelligence briefings, calling it “totally inappropriate and undisciplined.” Speaking to reporters the morning after a New York security forum

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