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Harry and Meghan sign with A-list agency to hit the speaking circuit

06 June, 2020 12:41 pm 12:41 pm

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Prince Harry and wife Meghan are ready to hit the speakers’ circuit after signing with an agency that works with former US President Obama and other high-profile clients, according to a person familiar with their plans. The pair is being represented by the New York-based Harry Walker Agency, whose roster of … Read More

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Obama calls Trump’s response to coronavirus as ‘chaotic’ in leaked ca...

05 May, 2020 1:37 pm 1:37 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A leaked conference call between former US president Barack Obama with former members of his administration has described President Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic as “chaotic”, a source said on Saturday. Obama has largely kept out of the fray even as Trump has blamed him and his Democratic administration for … Read More

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Obama, Stevie Wonder, Snoop Dogg pay tribute to rapper Nipsey Hussle

04 April, 2019 11:51 am 11:51 am

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Former US President Barack Obama sent a letter, Stevie Wonder sang, and Snoop Dogg called slain rapper Nipsey Hussle a “peace advocate” at a Los Angeles memorial on Thursday attended by family members, friends and thousands of fans. Obama wrote a letter to the family that was read by Karen Civil, … Read More

Roberts, liberal justices snub Trump bid to enforce asylum policy

12 December, 2018 8:21 am 8:21 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Supreme Court dealt a setback to President Donald Trump by refusing to allow his administration to implement new rules prohibiting asylum for people who cross the US border illegally, with conservative Chief Justice John Roberts joining the four liberal justices in denying the request. The justices on a 5-4 vote rebuffed … Read More

Trump, Obama tout clashing visions of US as elections near

11 November, 2018 9:36 am 9:36 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Barack Obama made duelling election appearances , offering sharply different views on the country’s problems but agreeing on the high stakes for voters in the final 48 hours of a tight campaign. With opinion polls showing dozens of tight US congressional and gubernatorial races in Tuesday’s election, … Read More

US mail bomber case prompts call for better postal screening

10 October, 2018 8:54 am 8:54 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The arrest of a man accused of mailing at least 14 explosive devices to prominent Democrats and critics of US President Donald Trump has prompted concern about how the US Postal Service screens against deadly deliveries. “We’ve got to do a better job of screening the mail,” New York Governor Andrew Cuomo … Read More

Obama, Clinton among targets of suspected bombs ahead of U.S. election

10 October, 2018 9:50 am 9:50 am

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Former U.S. President Barack Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton were among the targets of suspected package bombs delivered to several high-profile Democrats and CNN, which the FBI said it was investigating as an act of terrorism. At least eight suspicious parcels were intercepted before reaching any intended recipients, … Read More

Obama blasts Trump and Republicans, urges Democrats to vote

09 September, 2018 8:10 am 8:10 am

(Reuters) – Former U.S. President Barack Obama assailed President Donald Trump and Republicans on Friday, urging Democrats to deliver a check on the administration’s “abuses of power” and restore a sense of sanity to politics by voting in November’s elections. In an unusually blistering attack on his successor, Obama said Americans were living in dangerous … Read More

Obama, Meghan McCain rebuke absent Trump in tribute to fallen senator

09 September, 2018 9:02 am 9:02 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former US presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush, once rivals of the late Senator John McCain, praised him in eulogies and joined his daughter at a memorial service in subtle and not-so-subtle rebukes of President Donald Trump. Without naming Trump, who did not attend the service, Meghan McCain condemned the president … Read More

California looks to adopt Obama-style net neutrality rules

08 August, 2018 11:18 am 11:18 am

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – California lawmakers moved on Thursday toward imposing the nation’s strictest net neutrality laws on internet providers, flying in the face of sweeping new Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rules seen as a win for the companies. Members of the California Assembly voted 58-17 to send the bill to their colleagues in the … Read More

Imran seen nervous pronouncing words during oath

08 August, 2018 4:31 pm 4:31 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister Imran Khan was seen as nervous as he faced difficulties in pronouncing during the oath on Saturday. Clad in a black ‘Sherwan’i, Imran Khan was seen as little nervous as he faced difficulties in pronouncing some Urdu words during the oath. During the oath taking ceremony, the PTI chief … Read More

Obama administration too slow to probe Russian meddling in 2016: Senate sou...

05 May, 2018 8:27 am 8:27 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US Senate investigators have concluded that President Barack Obama’s administration was too slow to investigate suspected Russian interference in the 2016 US election, two sources familiar with their inquiries said. The sources, speaking on the condition of anonymity, told Reuters the Senate Intelligence Committee found that although there was mounting evidence of … Read More