Jul 23rd, 2012
AURORA, Colo. (Reuters) – President Barack Obama met with friends and family of the Colorado movie theater shooting victims on Sunday as the town of Aurora mourned the 12 who died.
Obama joined local officials and residents in refusing to utter the name of the alleged shooter, James Eagan Holmes.
Police say Holmes, 24, was dressed in body armor and toting three guns when he opened fire at a midnight...
Jun 28th, 2012
WASHINGTON – It’s a huge political victory for Barack Obama, in just over four months of the November U.S. presidential. The Supreme Court of the United States has approved Thursday the bulk of its law on the generalization of the Medicare reform emblematic of its mandate, intended to provide health coverage to more than 30 million Americans who were uninsured.
This historic reform arouses fierce...
Jun 24th, 2012
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Most Americans oppose President Barack Obama’s healthcare reform even though they strongly support most of its provisions, a Reuters/Ipsos poll showed on Sunday, with the Supreme Court set to rule within days on whether the law should stand.
Fifty-six percent of people are against the healthcare overhaul and 44 percent favor it, according to the online poll conducted from Tuesday...
May 22nd, 2012
The establishment of the European missile shield is not intended to undermine national security of Russia, said U.S. President Barack Obama in Chicago on Tuesday.
“This system is not intended to weaken the defensive capabilities of Russia, I still hope that Moscow will cooperate with us in the field of missile defense,”
Sunday, May 20, the secretary general of the Atlantic Alliance Anders Fogh...
May 18th, 2012
WASHINGTON – On Friday U.S. President Barack Obama was to announce a new plan of $ 3 billion (about 2.36 billion euros) for the fight against hunger and poverty in Africa.
The initiative, funded by 45 private companies, is an extension of commitments to food security by the United States and other countries.
The White House said that the plan would focus on agricultural growth and could leave 50 million...
May 16th, 2012
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Barack Obama and the Democrats are struggling to raise funds for the campaign of outgoing U.S. President, candidate to succeed him on November 6 likely face Republican Mitt Romney.
In April, the Democrats raised $ 43.6 million which is lower than in March when the other side had collected $ 53 million, said Jim Messina, responsible for the Obama campaign in a video posted on the social...
May 11th, 2012
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) -On Thursday night Democratic President Barack Obama has raised nearly $ 15 million at a reception hosted by actor George Clooney at his villa in Los Angeles.
Some 150 people including Barbra Streisand, Salma Hayek, Tobey Maguire and Jack Black had paid the ticket to $ 40,000 to participate in this fundraiser particularly worldly.
In the president’s entourage, it did not disclose any...
May 8th, 2012
LOS ANGELES, USA – Will Smith, one of the highest paid actors in Hollywood, agrees with President Barack Obama for the wealthiest Americans pay more taxes.
He tells the Associated Press, “I’m very supportive of that idea. America has been fantastic to me. I have no problem paying whatever I need to pay to keep my country growing.”
Barack Obama, who is seeking a second four-year term in...