All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘President Barack Obama’

Chris Martin: Coldplay Front Man Sings at Funeral for Beau Biden

Chris Martin, the front man for Coldplay and boyfriend of actress Jennifer Lawrence, sang at the funeral of Vice-President Biden’s son, Beau Biden, in Wilmington, Delaware on Saturday. Delaware Online reports that Martin volunteered to sing at the funeral after learning that Beau Biden was a big Coldplay fan. Singing the band’s 2005 hit song, ‘Til Kingdom Come,’ Chris Martin …

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Malia Obama: Stanford or Berkeley Bound?

Malia Obama has reached that pivotal point in most teenager’s lives when it’s time to seriously consider the colleges to which she’ll apply. The 16-year-old daughter of President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama will head off to college in the fall of 2016. President Obama has said in the past that Malia wants to be a filmmaker. The …

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Narendra Modi Brings Thoughtful, Personal Gifts To Obama

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi brought gifts for Monday’s state visit with US President Barack Obama. Modi personally chose the thoughtful, personal gifts for Obama — keeping in mind the two people the president most admires, Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King, Jr. — including “Gita by Gandhi” in Khadi cover, as well as audio and video clips from King’s …

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Janay Rice Blasts Media After Brutal Attack by Husband Ray Rice: ‘We’ll Show You What Real Love Is’

Janay Rice blasted the media Tuesday, a day after a video of her being knocked out by her husband and former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice was released by TMZ Sports. Since the release of the video, the country has erupted over the issue of domestic violence and her husband’s career with the NFL has effectively ended. In an …

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Linda Ronstadt Awarded National Medal Of Arts

Female rock and roll legend Linda Ronstadt was unable to make her induction ceremony into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame last April due to Parkinson’s disease. However, with the assistance of a military aide who brought Ronstadt into the East Room of the White House by wheelchair, she was able to personally receive the highest US arts prize, …

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Malia Obama Turned Sweet 16 on the 4th of July

Malia Obama turned sweet 16 on Friday–the 4th of July. The daughter of President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama is just one of several White House daughters to celebrate this milestone birthday while their dad was in office. Twins Barbara and Jenna Bush turned 16 while their father George W. Bush was president. Chelsea Clinton–who is expecting her …

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Malia Obama Works on Set of Halle Berry’s ‘Extant’

Malia Obama, daughter of President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama, worked on the set of Halle Berry’s upcoming sc-fi series Extant for a day. The aspiring filmmaker will be a junior in high school come fall, and was no doubt getting up close and personal with what her future work might entail. Malia clapped together the board that …

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Eric Shinseki Resigns Amid Growing VA Scandal

Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki resigned today amidst the scandal that exposed widespread failings in the healthcare system for military veterans. President Barack Obama said he accepted Shinseki’s resignation after Shinseki delivered an interim review that found systemic mismanagement, treatment delays, and falsified records through the Veterans Health Administration, according to Bloomberg News. “This morning I think some of you …

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Obama Slams Republicans Over Voter’s Rights

Shame on you Republican Party. That’s what President Obama told the attendees of Al Sharpton’s National Action Network conference earlier this week, and he said many on the Right are trying to stop people from voting, and they’re turning America’s clock backwards. “The right to vote is threatened today in a way that it has not been since the Voting …

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‘Son of God’: Jesus Remains, Satan is Cut

The New Testament story of Jesus Christ will once again hit the big screens on February 28th. This time it has taken a different approach to Mel Gibson’s 2004 film The Passion of the Christ, which focused more on the final moments of Jesus in Jerusalem up until his torture and crucifixion. The movie Son of God, however, will go …

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Supreme Court to Rule on Unwarranted Cell Searches

President Obama addressed recent outrage over unwarranted cell phone searches by police in a speech he gave at the Department of Justice on Friday. The President’s statement comes at a time when there has been much public debate over the legality of searches performed by police on a suspect’s cell phone without first obtaining a warrant. Two recent court cases …

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Iran Nuclear Deal Purportedly Effective January 20

The Iran nuclear deal that was agreed upon between the Middle Eastern nation and the six other world powers in November is now reported to be going into effect starting the 20th of January. President Barack Obama released a statement Sunday in which he attests, “Beginning January 20th, Iran will for the first time start eliminating its stockpile of higher …

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