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Obama and Biden join Clinton on campaign trail next week

US President Barack Obama will join Democratic White House hopeful Hillary Clinton on the campaign trail for the first time next week, days before Vice President Joe Biden also stumps with her, Clinton aides announced Thursday. Obama is set to join Clinton in Charlotte, North Carolina on Tuesday for his …

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VIDEO: Obama endorses Hillary Clinton for president

Washington, United States | AFP | Barack Obama on Thursday endorsed Hillary Clinton to succeed him as president of the United States, declaring in a video message “I’m with her.” After months of assiduously avoiding tipping the scales of the Democratic presidential primaries and a Thursday meeting with Clinton’s closest …

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Hiroshima bombing ‘of Japan’s own making’

Beijing, China | AFP | Chinese state media said that the “atomic bombings of Japan were of its own making”, ahead of a historic visit to Hiroshima on Friday by US President Barack Obama. The trip is the first visit to the city by a sitting American President since the …

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‘Obama out’: president gets in final laughs with US media

Washington, United States | AFP | President Barack Obama cracked jokes and poked fun at rivals Saturday in his last appearance as US leader at the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner, ending his performance with a mic drop and the words “Obama out.” The black-tie event — at which the …

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Music legend Prince dead at 57

Los Angeles, United States | AFP | Pop icon Prince, whose pioneering brand of danceable funk made him one of the most influential figures in music, died Thursday at his compound in Minnesota. He was 57. The announcement came just a week after the enigmatic Grammy and Oscar winner — …

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