President Barack Obama says he has decided not to release
death photos of terrorist Osama bin Laden because their
graphic nature could incite violence and create national
security risks for the United States.
President Barack Obama has exacted his revenge after weeks of
attacks from his would-be Republican challenger Donald Trump,
joking that the billionaire businessman could bring change to
the White House, transforming it from a stately mansion into
a tacky casino with a whirlpool in the garden.
Yielding to political opposition, the Obama administration
gave up on Monday on trying avowed 9/11 mastermind Khalid
Sheikh Mohammed and four alleged henchmen in civilian federal
court in New York and will prosecute them instead before
Defending the first war launched on his watch, President
Barack Obama has declared that the United States intervened
in Libya to prevent a slaughter of civilians that would have
stained the world's conscience and "been a betrayal of who we
President Barack Obama says the United States favours the
ouster of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi, but the
international military effort has a more limited goal of
establishing a no-fly zone over Libya and protecting
civilians against massacre by forces loyal to the longtime
President Barack Obama warned Libya's leaders that the US and
its Nato allies are still considering military options in
response to what he called "unacceptable" violence
perpetrated by supporters of Moammar Gadhafi.
The White House reverberated like a long-ago basement sound
studio in Detroit as the likes of John Legend, Seal, Jamie
Foxx, Nick Jonas and Sheryl Crowe channelled their inner
Motown before Michelle and Barack Obama.