Barack Obama

Sen. John McCain
AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File
August 26, 2018 - 8:26 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — For John McCain, a lifetime of courage, contradictions and contrarianism came down to one vote, in the middle of the night, in the twilight of his career. The fate of President Donald Trump's long effort to repeal Barack Obama's health care law hung in the balance as a Senate roll...
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President Donald Trump says he has asked the SEC to study whether to stop requiring companies to report quarterly earnings.
Chris McGrath/AP via CNN
August 17, 2018 - 12:14 pm
By Chris Isidore (CNN Money) -- President Donald Trump says he has asked the SEC to study whether to stop requiring companies to report quarterly earnings. In speaking to business leaders, one told him a twice-a-year reporting system would allow companies the flexibility and cost savings companies...
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White House correspondents' dinner red carpet
CNN
August 16, 2018 - 10:30 am
(CNN) -- Here's a look at the life of the "Queen of Soul," Aretha Franklin . Personal Birth date : March 25, 1942 Birth place : Memphis, Tennessee Birth name : Aretha Louise Franklin Father : Rev. C. L. (Clarence La Vaughn), minister and gospel singer Mother : Barbara (Siggers) Franklin, gospel...
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Pope Francis watches Aretha Franklin sing at the Festival of Families along Benjamin Franklin Parkway.
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August 16, 2018 - 10:01 am
By Mesfin Fekadu and Hillel Italie, AP Entertainment Writers DETROIT (AP) — Aretha Franklin, the undisputed "Queen of Soul" who sang with matchless style on such classics as "Think," ''I Say a Little Prayer" and her signature song, "Respect," and stood as a cultural icon around the globe, has died...
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Aretha Franklin sings at Obama's Inauguartion
Pool via CNN
August 14, 2018 - 11:54 am
By Joy Marcelle, CNN (CNN) -- Aretha Franklin is in hospice care at her home, a source close to the 76-year-old singer told CNN's Don Lemon. Word of the "Queen of Soul" being gravely ill was first reported by Showbiz 411. Showbiz 411's Roger Friedman told CNN: "She has a great family, she's...
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Roseanne Barr talks with Fox News talk show host Sean Hannity while being interviewed during a taping of his show, Thursday, July 26, 2018, in New York.
AP Photo/Julie Jacobson
July 27, 2018 - 10:48 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In Roseanne Barr's first TV interview since her ABC sitcom was canceled for a racist tweet, the comedian apologized for her "ill-worded" post and insisted she isn't a bigot. During her hour-long interview on Sean Hannity's Fox News Channel show Thursday, Barr lamented the damage...
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In this May 23, 2018, file photo, Hillary Clinton speaks during the New York state Democratic convention in Hempstead, N.Y.
AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File
July 25, 2018 - 10:21 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Madam Secretary" won't lack secretaries of state this fall. CBS on Tuesday announced former secretaries Hillary Clinton, Madeleine Albright and Colin Powell will appear on drama's fifth season premiere on Oct. 7. CBS says star Tea Leoni, in her role as Secretary of State...
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Former U.S. President Barack Obama, left, delivers his speech at the 16th Annual Nelson Mandela Lecture at the Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa, Tuesday, July 17, 2018.
AP Photo/Themba Hadebe
July 17, 2018 - 8:51 am
UPDATED 11:34 a.m. By Andrew Meldrum, Associated Press JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Without ever mentioning President Donald Trump by name, former U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday took aim at "strongman politics" in his highest-profile speech since leaving office, urging people around the world to...
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U.S. President Donald Trump, left, smiles beside Russian President Vladimir Putin during a press conference after their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018.
AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais
July 17, 2018 - 6:57 am
By Jonathan Lemire, Jill Colvin and Vladimir Isachenkov, Associated Press HELSINKI (AP) — In an extraordinary embrace of a longtime U.S. enemy, President Donald Trump openly questioned his own intelligence agencies' firm finding that Russia meddled in the 2016 U.S. election to his benefit, seeming...
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Former US President Barack Obama, right, talk to children in Kogelo, Kisumu, Kenya, Monday, July 16, 2018. Obama is in Kenya to launch a sports and training center founded by his half-sister, Auma Obama.
AP Photo Brian Inganga
July 16, 2018 - 4:14 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Former U.S. President Barack Obama Monday praised Kenya's president and opposition leader for working together but said this East African country must do more to end corruption. Obama, on his first visit to Africa since stepping down as president, commended President Uhuru...
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