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After killing of journalists on live TV: Heartbroken Obama calls for gun control, Trump says no

Aug 28, 2015

After killing of journalists on live TV: Heartbroken Obama calls for gun control, Trump says no

As a heartbroken President Barack Obama renewed a call for gun control in the wake of the killing of two journalists on live TV, Republican frontrunner Donald Trump instead favoured addressing mental health issues. #Obama #NewsTracker #Virginia #journalists #Trump #heartbroken #on air killings
Virginia shootings: Father of murdered reporter calls for gun control

Aug 28, 2015

Virginia shootings: Father of murdered reporter calls for gun control

The father of reporter Alison Parker, who was shot to death along with her cameraman while doing a live news piece, said that he will not rest until the US has a way to keep weapons out of the hands of mentally ill people. #Barack Obama #US #NewsTracker #Virginia #Gun control #Alison Parker #Adam Ward #Vester Lee Flanagan #Bryce Williams #Virginia shooting #WDBJ #Andy Parker
After US journalists' shooting, White House calls for gun control laws

Aug 27, 2015

After US journalists' shooting, White House calls for gun control laws

The White House on Wednesday issued a rapid call for Congress to pass gun control laws, after two journalists were shot to death during a live television broadcast. #White House #Barack Obama #NewsTracker #US congress #US gun control laws #US journalists
Back from golf course, Obama tees up renewable energy, Iran| Reuters

Aug 25, 2015

Back from golf course, Obama tees up renewable energy, Iran| Reuters

WASHINGTON President Barack Obama, fresh from vacation and nine rounds of golf on Marthas Vineyard, is launching into a busy two weeks promoting renewable energy and his nuclear deal with Iran. With the U.S. presidential election campaign and China's stock market dominating headlines, Obama was set to speak on Monday in Las Vegas on clean energy, then travel to New Orleans on Thursday to mark the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. #Business #Obama #Technology #science #Iran
France train attack: 'Give me back my gun,' gunman pleaded with American military

Aug 23, 2015

France train attack: 'Give me back my gun,' gunman pleaded with American military

A gunman tackled by young Americans on a train between Amsterdam and Paris pleaded with them to hand back his Kalashnikov after they overpowered him, one of the group said. #Barack Obama #America #France #NewsTracker #TheySaidIt #gunman #French Train Attack #Anthony Sadler
Hello, Barack? PM Modi becomes only the fourth world leader to have a direct hotline to Obama

Aug 21, 2015

Hello, Barack? PM Modi becomes only the fourth world leader to have a direct hotline to Obama

The hotlines or secure lines of communication between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama and their national security advisors have recently become operational, though it has not been put to use during its short lifespan so far. #White House #India #Barack Obama #US #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Hotline #PM Modi #Modi obama #Peter R Lavoy
US flag raised in Cuba for the first time in 54 years

Aug 14, 2015

US flag raised in Cuba for the first time in 54 years

Secretary of State John Kerry called Friday for "genuine democracy" in Cuba as the American flag was raised over a US embassy in Havana. #World #Barack Obama #US #NewsTracker #Cuba #Raul Castro #US President #Havana #US Secretary of State #Flag #John Kerry
Barack Obama announces aggressive plan to tackle climate change

Aug 04, 2015

Barack Obama announces aggressive plan to tackle climate change

US President Barack Obama has announced a tougher climate change plan for power plants amidst an overwhelming opposition from several states nationwide. #White House #Obama #US #climate change #NewsTracker #US Environmental Protection Agency #Clean Power Plan #Gina McCarthy