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Obama: COVID-19 handling a ‘chaotic disaster’

Washington, United States | AFP |  Former president Barack Obama has launched a scathing attack on Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic, calling it an “absolute chaotic disaster.” In a leaked web call Friday night with former members of his administration, Obama also said the Justice Department’s decision to …

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Trump repeals Obama-era waterway protections

Washington, United States | AFP | US President Donald Trump’s administration has revoked an Obama-era waterway regulation in a move condemned by conservationists but celebrated by farmers and developers. It is the latest move from the president to boost the economy, frequently at the expense of the environment, while fulfilling promises …

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Judiciary stuck with application against Trump, Museveni

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Civil Division of High Court is stuck with an application filed by a Ugandan national Musoke Moses Kinene Ziringwira against US president, Donald Trump and his predecessor, Barack Hussein Obama. They are jointly sued with Ugandan President, Yoweri Museveni and Kabaka Ronald Muwenda …

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Obama protege Julian Castro set to join 2020 race

San Antonio, United States | AFP | Former mayor of San Antonio, Texas and Obama-era cabinet member Julian Castro is expected Saturday to launch his bid to become the nation’s first Hispanic president, scheduling his announcement in a border state central to America’s immigration debate. Castro would become the most …

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Obama delights sick children as Santa in Washington

Washington, United States | AFP |  Former US president Barack Obama took on a new high-profile role as Father Christmas on Wednesday for a surprise visit to sick children in Washington. Sporting a festive Santa hat and armed with a sack of gifts, he delighted young patients at Children’s National …

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Biden says he’s ‘most qualified’ to be US president

Washington, United States | AFP |  Former US vice president Joe Biden has stoked speculation he may run for the White House in 2020 by saying he believes he is the “most qualified person” to be president. Biden, 76, made the remarks on Monday night while in Montana during a …

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