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Heres Why we Shouldn't Laugh at Donald Trump's 100-day face-plant

SHAFAQNA - It's tough to imagine any two human beings more different than Barack Obama and Donald Trump. One’s black. One’s white. One writes books. One doesn’t read books and may not be sure what books are. One grew up on the periphery…

Dear Outraged Liberals: Trump’s Just Taking Over Where Obama Left Off

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SHAFAQNA - Remember our former commander in chief — Barack Obama? Well he’s on vacation. After eight years in the Oval Office, he’s decided to unwind with billionaire Richard Branson. His recent kitesurfing adventure seems to be the only…

Obama appeals for unity as he prepares to leave office

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SHAFAQNA- President Barack Obama on Tuesday urged the country to not lose sight of the progressive America he promised to establish nearly a decade ago, while calling on Americans to stand united as the reins of power prepare to change hands. In…

Increased Poverty in 96% of U.S. House Districts, During Obama’s Presidency

SHAFAQNA- On November 3rd, Morning Consult’s Jon Reid bannered, “Poverty on the Rise in Nearly All House Districts” and he reported that, “A Brookings Institution study, released less than a week before the election, shows that the…

Congress rejects Obama veto on 9/11 bill; first override of his presidency

SHAFAQNA - The House and Senate Wednesday voted to reject President Obama's veto of legislation allowing lawsuits against foreign sponsors of terrorism in the first successful override of a presidential veto since Obama took office. The…

US President alters Afghanistan exit plan once more, will leave 8400 troops

SHAFAQNA - US President Obama said Wednesday that he planned to leave 8,400 American troops in Afghanistan until the end of his term. During a press briefing at the White House on Wednesday, Obama said that he would leave behind 8,400 American…

Obama: Stigmatizing Muslims 'plays into hands' of jihadists By AFP

SHAFAQNA- US president says Muslim-Americans are 'most important partners' in fight against violent. US President Barack Obama on Saturday urged Americans not to stigmatize Muslims following this week's deadly attacks in Brussels, saying…
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US President reacts to Brussels' attack, calls for unity against Terror

SHAFAQNA - US President Barack Obama addressed the bomb blasts that hit Brussels Tuesday morning from Havana, Cuba. "The thoughts and prayers of the American people are with the people of Belgium, and we stand in solidarity with them in…

US Obama denounces bias against Muslim - political posing?

SHAFAQNA - President Barack Obama made his first visit to a U.S. mosque on Wednesday, in an effort to allay the fears of Americans accustomed to pop-culture portrayals of Muslims as terrorists, and to reassure Muslim American youth about their…

Trump on Obama mosque visit: ‘Maybe he feels comfortable there’

SHAFAQNA- Donald Trump revived questions of President Barack Obama’s religion on Wednesday, saying the President went to a mosque in Baltimore because “maybe he feels comfortable there.” “I think that we can go to lots of places.…

Obama to call for religious freedom in a U.S. mosque

SHAFAQNA- President Barack Obama's upcoming visit to a mosque will mark his commitment to religious freedom and religious tolerance, White House spokesman Josh Earnest said. This would be the first ever visit to a mosque by Obama inside…

Obama to Visit Mosque for First Time

SHAFAQNA- "On Wednesday, February 3rd, the President will travel to Maryland to visit the Islamic Society of Baltimore mosque to celebrate the contributions Muslim Americans make to our nation and reaffirm the importance of religious freedom…

US President Obama visits Mosque in Baltimore

SHAFAQNA - The White House said he will "celebrate the contributions Muslim Americans make to our nation and reaffirm the importance of religious freedom to our way of life." President Barack Obama will meet with Muslim community members…

Obama calls for respect of holy sites in Jerusalem

SHAFAQNA - President Barack Obama on Friday called for respect for religious sites in Jerusalem and the status quo that allows the shared worship of the three religions in that area. “The religious sites that are so important to three…

Obama Clashes With Pope on Kim Davis and Religious Freedom

SHAFAQNA - Pope Francis and President Barack Obama were on opposite sides of the ongoing dispute between religious freedom and gay rights in separate remarks. "And that even as we are respectful and accommodating genuine concerns and…