Barack Obama: News

06 Aug 2022

Netflix

Barack-Michelle Obama introduce Netflix docu 'Descendant' at African-American film fest

Former US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama made a surprise appearance during the opening night of the Martha's Vineyard African-American Film Festival (MVAAFF) on Friday.

02 Aug 2022

Afghanistan

What is Hellfire R9X, a warhead-less missile that killed al-Zawahiri?

Terror outfit al-Qaeda's chief Ayman al-Zawahiri was killed in a drone strike on Sunday, US President Joe Biden announced on Tuesday.

10 Jul 2022

YouTube

Who's YouTuber Gaurav Taneja arrested for metro station birthday party?

Gaurav Taneja, more popularly known as YouTuber Flying Beast, was arrested in Noida on Saturday (July 9).

07 May 2022

Cuba

Havana: 22 killed after 'gas leak' blast rips hotel apart

A massive explosion struck one of Cuba's most luxurious five-star hotels, killing at least 22 people and injuring 74 others.

06 May 2022

White House

US: Karine Jean-Pierre named first 'Black' White House press secretary

In a historic moment on Thursday, Karine Jean-Pierre became the first Black woman and openly LGBTQ+ person to be appointed as the Press Secretary of the White House.

27 Apr 2022

Twitter

Why several high-profile Twitter users lost followers after Musk's buyout

The question many had after Elon Musk's takeover of Twitter was announced was: "How will the users respond to this change?"

22 Jul 2021

HBO

HBO drops three-part 'Obama' documentary trailer, reveals its release date

HBO has recently dropped the trailer of a documentary, Obama: In Pursuit of a More Perfect Union.

08 Mar 2021

Bill Clinton

This year's Oscar documentary race has two ex-US Presidents' connections

The Academy Awards aka Oscars are touted as Hollywood's and the world's most prestigious film awards.

25 Feb 2021

Spotify

Barack Obama, Bruce Springsteen team up with Spotify for podcast

Spotify has signed up two behemoths in American political and entertainment culture to collaborate on a podcast.

24 Jan 2021

Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga, Barack Obama's discussion has netizens guessing about content

United States' President Joe Biden's inauguration was an unprecedented event, but with minimal guest attendance.

Democracy has prevailed: Biden sworn in as 46th US President

More than two months after he won the election, on the promise of healing a broken nation, Democrat Joe Biden was sworn-in as the 46th President of United States of America in Washington DC.

19 Jan 2021

Donald Trump

On Biden's Inauguration Day, Trump to hold farewell for himself

United States President Donald Trump is planning to hold an early morning sendoff ceremony for himself on Wednesday, the day President-elect Joe Biden will take the oath of office.

14 Jan 2021

Twitter

Tom Hanks, JLo, Gaga to light up Joe Biden's inauguration

"Life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get."

08 Jan 2021

Twitter

Day after Capitol violence, Trump concedes, talks of 'healing,' 'reconciliation'

After peddling misinformation since November, claiming that Democrats stole the election, and approaching courts, United States President Donald Trump came the closest to conceding on Thursday (local time), a day after the violence at Capitol shamed his country and shocked the globe.

07 Jan 2021

Twitter

Disgraceful, horrific, distressing: World leaders condemn chaos at US Capitol

Leaders from across the world denounced the violence at the United States Capitol, saying that the mayhem was in sharp contrast to the democratic values of the nation.

23 Dec 2020

Hollywood

Viola Davis's Ma Rainey's wigs were made of horse hair

Ma Rainey's Black Bottom is out on Netflix.

05 Dec 2020

Narendra Modi

Coronavirus: WHO eyeing half-billion vaccine doses by 2021's first quarter

With encouraging news about the coronavirus vaccine trickling in, the World Health Organization said on Friday that it is expecting nearly half a billion doses will be available for distribution by the first quarter of 2021 under the global COVAX initiative.

02 Dec 2020

White House

#ComicBytes: The time when a group of pets defeated Thanos!

Here is a fascinating story for you.

30 Nov 2020

Michelle Obama

Guess who Barack Obama wants to play him on celluloid?

It's little wonder that Drake's ascent from a Canadian Jewish background through his popular wheelchair-bound role of Jimmy Brooks to rap legacy is indeed a success story that Started From The Bottom.

27 Nov 2020

Twitter

Obamas partner with Netflix for comedy series on Trump

Former US President Barack Obama and ex-First Lady Michelle Obama's production house has partnered with Netflix to produce a comedy series on President Donald Trump.

26 Nov 2020

Michael Flynn

Adviser, who pleaded guilty in Russia probe, pardoned by Trump

Outgoing US President Donald Trump on Wednesday pardoned his former National Security Adviser, Michael Flynn, who admitted twice that he lied to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in connection to the probe pertaining to Russian meddling in the 2016 elections.

26 Nov 2020

Aaron Finch

#ComicBytes: What makes Miles Morales the Ultimate Spider-Man?

For many years, Peter Parker was the most recognizable Spider-Man in Marvel. But, since the entry of Miles Morales, things have changed.

24 Nov 2020

Donald Trump

Biden fills key posts, India's "friend" named Secretary of State

Weeks after winning US elections, President-elect Joe Biden filled key positions in the cabinet, naming Antony Blinken as his Secretary of State.

18 Nov 2020

Jimmy Kimmel

Former President Barack Obama to appear on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'

The tall, dark, and handsome former US president will be back on TV again.

13 Nov 2020

Twitter

Rahul lacks "aptitude" to master a subject: Obama in memoir

Former US President Barack Obama, in his new memoir A Promised Land, mentioned Congress ex-President Rahul Gandhi, writing that he seemed "eager to impress" but lacked the "aptitude or passion" to master a subject.

03 Nov 2020

Donald Trump

Trump or Biden? US elections headed for a tight finish

As the world watches who the United States will pick as its next President, the latest opinion polls indicated on Monday that the contest is headed for a nail-biting finish, with the margin between White House hopeful Joe Biden and incumbent Commander-in-Chief Donald Trump shrinking.

28 Oct 2020

New York City

'Borat Subsequent Moviefilm' tears into world politics with brutal mockery

Borat 2 is streaming on Amazon Prime Video.

08 Oct 2020

Donald Trump

During debate with Pence, Harris berates Trump's handling of coronavirus

US Vice President Mike Pence and Democratic challenger Kamala Harris, sitting 12 feet apart, participated in the only Vice Presidential debate of the 2020 elections, and unsurprisingly, President Donald Trump's response to the coronavirus pandemic dominated the interaction.

06 Oct 2020

Donald Trump

Coronavirus-positive Trump's return to White House raises concerns about staff

United States President Donald Trump returned to the White House as he checked out of a hospital on Monday after four days of emergency treatment for COVID-19.

09 Sep 2020

South Korea

Donald Trump nominated for 2021 Nobel Peace Prize: Here's why

United States President Donald Trump has been nominated for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize for brokering a deal between adversaries Israel and UAE, reports said on Wednesday.

20 Aug 2020

Donald Trump

Kamala Harris formally accepts Vice-Presidential nomination, rips into Trump's tenure

The Democratic Party of the United States formally declared Kamala Harris, a first-time Senator from California, as its Vice-President candidate on the third night of the Democratic National Convention (DNC).

20 Aug 2020

Twitter

QAnon: What is it and how did it originate?

Recently, there has been a lot of talk around QAnon after Twitter started banning thousands of accounts of users tweeting about it.

18 Aug 2020

Donald Trump

Democratic National-Convention starts, Michelle berates Trump, few Republicans endorse Biden

On Monday, the Democratic National Convention, to formally choose former US Vice-President Joe Biden as the challenger against incumbent President Donald Trump, started, in a manner unknown to America's long history.

17 Aug 2020

Donald Trump

US: Nancy Pelosi to recall House over postal service controversy

Speaker Nancy Pelosi will call the United States House of Representatives to return to session early to handle the US Postal Service crisis.

07 Aug 2020

Donald Trump

MbS tried killing me in Canada, alleges ex-Saudi intel officer

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, already facing scrutiny for the killing of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi in 2018, has been now accused of another serious crime by a former intelligence officer, Saad Aljabri.

25 Jul 2020

Twitter

CarryMinati's YouTube channel hacked, hackers asked for Bitcoin donations

Just days after the notorious Twitter hack, wherein the micro-blogging accounts of some of the world's leaders were compromised, the YouTube channel of Indian social media celebrity CarryMinati has been hacked.

19 Jul 2020

Twitter

After major hack, Indian government issues notice to Twitter

The Government of India has issued a notice to Twitter to get more details around how it became the target of a massive coordinated hack three days ago.

28 May 2020

NBC

Jimmy Fallon apologizes for wearing blackface on 'SNL' in 2000

Comedian and television host Jimmy Fallon has been under fire lately after a video of him doing a skit while wearing blackface on Saturday Night Live (SNL) in 2000 resurfaced online.

19 May 2020

India

Donald Trump says he is taking anti-malarial drug Hydroxychloroquine

United States President Donald Trump made a surprising revelation on Monday, saying that he has been taking the anti-malarial drug, Hydroxychloroquine, for a week and a half now.

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