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Malia Obama: Who Taught Her How to Drive?

Malia Obama didn’t go to a nearby Washington, D.C. driving school when she became old enough to drive. Instead, people from the Secret Service taught President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama’s older daughter to drive. Michelle Obama shared that little tidbit of information when she taped an interview with Rachael Ray for The Rachael Ray Show. The episode aired …

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Obama Approves Sanctions on Cyber-Attackers

Today, President Obama signed an executive order that will allow the US government to go after those who perpetrate cyber attacks with sanctions “Cyber intrusions and attacks  – many of them originating overseas  – are targeting our businesses, stealing trade secrets, and costing American jobs,” says President Obama. “In response to these cyber threats, our government is using every tool …

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Kentucky Wins Facebook’s NCAA Bracket, Obama’s Too

If you’re having trouble finishing your NCAA tournament bracket, you could turn to the largest social network in the world or the leader of the free world for help. Facebook mined all the posts and comments about all the teams in the field and filled out a bracket based on which teams garnered the most attention. Facebook’s Final Four is …

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Obama Somehow Finds Some Mean Tweets to Read

When we heard that President Obama was stopping by Jimmy Kimmel Live, we wondered if Kimmel would have him participate in his best segment – celebrities reading mean tweets. But then we thought – hey, where will they find any mean tweets about Obama for him to read? Is there anyone saying anything mean about our Commander-in-Chief on the internet? …

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Netanyahu’s Speech To Congress: Act Of Desperation Or Political Game?

Netanyahu’s speech to Congress, which will take place on Tuesday, is certain to be a historic one. In the first place, Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to Congress was not invited or authorized by the Obama administration. In fact, it was sort of a back door invitation from John Boehner in a last ditch effort to stall or stop Iranian nuclear deal …

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Newsweek Twitter Account Hacked, Posts Obama Threats

Newsweek is the latest major publication to fall victim to a Twitter hack. It appears that a group calling itself Cyber Caliphate took over the magazine’s account around 11am EST, and began tweeting out threats, supposed leaked documents, and general propaganda relating to Islamic terrorism. “#CyberCaliphate Bloody Valentine’s Day #MichelleObama! We’re watching you, you girls, and your husband,” read one …

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Katy Perry Gives Moving ‘By the Grace of God’ Performance Against Domestic Abuse at Grammys

Katy Perry made a powerful and moving statement against domestic abuse with her Grammys performance of her Prism ballad By the Grace of God Sunday. The segment featuring Katy Perry’s performance started with a taped video from President Barack Obama urging the end of “violence against women and girls” in order to “change our culture for the better.” “It’s not …

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Stevie Wonder Irks Funeral Attendees With His Politically-Infused Eulogy For Gospel Legend Andraé Crouch

Stevie Wonder raised the ire of some funeral attendees after offering polically-infused remarks at the life celebration of gospel legend Andraé Crouch’s in Los Angeles on Jan 21. Many were apparently upset that Stevie Wonder made political statements during his tribute to Crouch rather than focusing on the Grammy-winning singer’s life and accomplishments. “Stevie Wonder took the opportunity to say …

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Savannah Guthrie: Three More Years at ‘Today,’ and Interview With President Obama

Savannah Guthrie can honestly say that 2015 is off to an excellent start. Earlier in January her contract as Matt Lauer’s co-anchor at the Today show was extended for three more years. And next week–on Super Bowl Sunday–she’ll conduct her first interview with President Obama during the pre-game show. On the two days leading up to the Super Bowl, Savannah …

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Man Who Crashed Drone at White House Was Inebriated Government Employee

We now know a little bit more about the guy who crashed a drone into the White House lawn in the early morning hours on Monday. The Secret Service has confirmed that the man is a government employee, who works for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. The NGA is the ” nation’s primary source of geospatial intelligence, or GEOINT for the …

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Savannah Guthrie Scores Huge Interview Before Super Bowl

Savannah Guthrie was offered a contract extension on the Today show earlier this month that will see her working alongside Matt Lauer for another three years, and on Sunday she’ll take on a huge assignment: an interview with President Obama for NBC’s pre-game coverage of the Super Bowl. The big day comes with a lot of pressure, especially since Guthrie’s …

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Drone Found on White House Grounds, Posed No Threat

The White House was on lockdown early Monday morning as the Secret Service combed the perimeter after discovering a small device on the grounds. That device has now been described as a small drone. According to the White House, there’s no indication that the device posed any threat. “There is a device that has been recovered by the Secret Service …

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