President Obama

March 22 Photo Brief: Obama in Israel, World Water Day, mystical Islam and tiger tongue kisses

March 22 Photo Brief: Obama in Israel, World Water Day, mystical Islam and tiger tongue kisses

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U.S. President Barack Obama visits the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial in Jerusalem, the world observes World Water Day with the theme “Water Cooperation,” adepts of Sufism, a mystical form of Islam, self-pierce to earn salvation, a pet tiger plays with a keeper at an Indonesian school and more in today’s daily brief.

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‘These tragedies must end’ says President Obama as Connecticut community copes in aftermath of shooting

‘These tragedies must end’ says President Obama as Connecticut community copes in aftermath of shooting

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Memorials sprang up, and U.S. flags were flown at half-staff a day after 28 people, including 20 children, were killed in a shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. On Sunday, President Barack Obama, Conn. Governor Dannel Malloy, and a united clergy spoke at an interfaith vigil to console a community and nation shaken by tragedy.

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Dec. 10 Photo Brief: Ikea monkey, FedEx expects busiest day today, Nelson Mandela in the hospital

Dec. 10 Photo Brief: Ikea monkey, FedEx expects busiest day today, Nelson Mandela in the hospital

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Ikea monkey caught, FedEx expects to move 19 million packages today, Nelson Mandela undergoes more tests in the hospital and more in today’s daily brief.

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Nov. 19 Photo Brief: Israel-Gaza conflict, Obama’s historic visit to Myanmar, Twinkies maker heads to bankruptcy court, Brazilian Naturist Olympics

Nov. 19 Photo Brief: Israel-Gaza conflict, Obama’s historic visit to Myanmar, Twinkies maker heads to bankruptcy court, Brazilian Naturist Olympics

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Israel-Gaza conflict in its sixth day, President Obama’s historic visit to Myanmar, Twinkies maker heads to bankruptcy court, naturists run the 3 km marathon during the first Brazilian Naturist Olympics and more in today’s daily brief.

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July 17 Photo Brief:The President and an Orangutan both get a kiss

July 17 Photo Brief:The President and an Orangutan both get a kiss

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An Orangutan gets a birthday kiss, a deadly shooting in Toronto kills two, strange Tiger golf fans in Britain and more in today’s daily brief.

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July 14 Photo Brief: Zombies in the streets, Obama in the rain, rock-n-roll in the sea

July 14 Photo Brief: Zombies in the streets, Obama in the rain, rock-n-roll in the sea

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Zombies attack Comic Con and Seth Green in California, Obama campaigns in the rain in Glen Allen, Virginia, divers hold a jam session in the Florida Keys and more in today’s daily brief.

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