President Obama

This Iranian Boy's Selflessness Is So Touching President Obama Facebooked It

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 04.09.2015 | UK

President Barack Obama has taken to Facebook to comment on the extraordinary kindness of an Iranian child, featuring on a Humans Of New York post. ...

President Obama Deals With Heckler Like A Pro During LGBT Event

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 25.06.2015 | UK

Barack Obama took time out during an event honouring LGBT Pride Month to teach a heckler some manners, and left no one in doubt what is expected when ...

Caroline Frost

How Obama Slap-Downs Persuaded George Clooney To Be In A Disney Film

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 21.05.2015 | UK Entertainment

'Tomorrowland: A World Beyond' producers kept describing the proposed lead character in their brand new Disney film as ‘Clooney-esque’, without dr...

The Greatest Ever Comedy Speech By A Politician? Right This Way...

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 26.04.2015 | UK Politics

NEW YORK -- Barack Obama delivered a gag-filled speech at the White House Correspondents' Dinner on Saturday, hitting the audience with a string of zi...

Leaders Who Put Their Predecessors on the Podium Should Proceed With Caution

Richard Hytner | Posted 13.06.2015 | UK Politics
Richard Hytner

The big risk the Labour leader took last week was the Blair risk, inviting the former PM to take to the podium on his behalf to dispense another well-polished, perfectly pitched and impassioned monologue to the masses.

Charlie Accused Of Racism After Obama Twitter Rant

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 20.03.2015 | UK Entertainment

Charlie Sheen has been accused of racism after he posted a tweet about President Barack Obama. The ‘Anger Management’ actor had been making a p...

President Obama 'Can't Reveal' Knowledge Of Aliens

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 17.03.2015 | UK Tech

Jimmy Kimmel is determined to prove that aliens are real. Not content with persuading former US President Bill Clinton to talk about Area 51, the talk...

This Won 'GIF Of The Year'

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 16.03.2015 | UK Tech

It's that time of the year again when the prestigious "GIFYS" reveals the web's favourite GIFs, whether they're a cat wiggling its bottom or President...

Obama Reading Mean Tweets About Himself Is As Incredible As It Sounds

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 13.03.2015 | UK Comedy

Jimmy Kimmel is fairly well known for getting celebrities to read mean tweets about themselves, and it's always hilarious. Now he's managed to turbo-c...

The Secret Service Are Being Investigated For Something Embarrassing. Again.

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 12.03.2015 | UK

A pair of President Barack Obama's Secret Service agents are being investigated for allegedly crashing a vehicle into a White House barricade after at...

Is the U.S. Opening the Door for Europe to Lead in Tech?

Andrea Giuricin | Posted 03.05.2015 | UK Tech
Andrea Giuricin

For 20 years, U.S. Internet policy was the gold standard. It led to massive investments in infrastructure and drove innovation. Europe and the rest of the world are still trying to catch-up.

As the US President Meets the Prime Minister of India - Are Leaders who Love Themselves Good for You?

Dr Raj Persaud | Posted 29.03.2015 | UK
Dr Raj Persaud

Narcissism or greater self-belief and confidence - is required to rise up the ranks to prominence in a competitive world, plus the conviction that you are better than others is needed for the aggressive self-projection now required much more in the media age.

US Politician Wants To 'Bomb Iran' For Christmas

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 13.12.2014 | UK Politics

NEW YORK -- Michele Bachmann, perhaps the least hinged Republican serving in a Congress in which sanity passes as voting to repeal a healthcare law 33...

Now Someone Has 'Found' President Obama's Head... On Mars

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 03.12.2014 | UK Tech

UFO fans have found what they believe is definitive proof that President Obama is probably a martian spy after finding a rock that looks exactly like ...

A Tale of Two Immigration Speeches: What Is Britain So Afraid Of?

Hilary Stauffer | Posted 27.01.2015 | UK Politics
Hilary Stauffer

Britain needs to stop romanticising 'us' and stop demonising 'them'. Britain needs embrace it immigrant hordes for the incredible resources that they are, and reclaim its rightful place as a power broker in the 21st Century. But first, Britain needs to stop being afraid.

The CIA Has Made A Rather Disturbing Request

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 26.11.2014 | UK Tech

The CIA has submitted plans to wipe all the emails of every employee three years after they leave the company. Worryingly this decision is actually...

Hagel's Resignation Shows Failed Foreign Policy Knows No Party

Simon Phillips-Hughes | Posted 24.01.2015 | UK Politics
Simon Phillips-Hughes

Whether he fell on his sword or was pushed, Chuck Hagel's departure is the latest in a series of foreign policy missteps. It leaves the administration bereft of a Veteran Secretary of Defense at the most dangerous time in recent memory.

Humans Are Closer To Living On Mars Than You Think

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 21.11.2014 | UK Tech

NASA's chief technologist has revealed that in some areas humans are already 'halfway' to landing on Mars. David Miller was speaking to Motherboard...

Man Jumps White House Fence, Kicks Security Dogs, Causes Lockdown

The Huffington Post UK/AP | Posted 23.10.2014 | UK

A 23-year-old Maryland man is in custody after he climbed over the White House fence Wednesday night and was swiftly apprehended on the North Lawn by ...

No Moral Nation Can Ally With Assad

James Snell | Posted 20.12.2014 | UK Politics
James Snell

Allying with Assad would be worse than poor strategy; it would be morally unacceptable to anyone with an ounce of decency, and to anyone with the slightest stake in identifying and punishing his crimes.

The Islamic State, Ebola, and the Appeal of Conspiracy

James Snell | Posted 07.12.2014 | UK Politics
James Snell

Finding them isn't hard. Reading their litanies of untruth, so concocted as to spread the maximum terror and mistrust and discontent, is not an arduous undertaking.  I would advise against it.

Cooking for President Obama Was Food for Thought

Chef Damian Trejo | Posted 16.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Chef Damian Trejo

Obviously, security needs to be impossibly high, when food and the world's most powerful man are concerned. There are even rumours of the White House's Chef Andrew being Obama's official food taster at public dinners, although I didn't see evidence of this when cooking for him.

Obama White House Repeats Preference For Scots To Reject Independence

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 16.09.2014 | UK Politics

The White House has repeated its wish that Scotland reject independence, as polls suggest the future of the United Kingdom remains too close to call. ...

Fighting the Urge to Overreact

Hilary Stauffer | Posted 11.11.2014 | UK
Hilary Stauffer

In his speech last night, the President stated that the United States had a 'responsibility to lead', and that the values of freedom, justice, and dignity underpin American leadership in an uncertain world. Adherence to these principles has been found wanting in recent years; let's hope that policymakers remember them while they search for a comprehensive response to the Islamic State's provocations.

Man Dressed As Pokemon Attempts To Storm The White House

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 12.09.2014 | UK Tech

A man wearing a Pikachu hat and a stuffed Pikachu backpack has been taken into custody after jumping the north lawn fence of the White House and walki...