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  • Obama sued for lack of authority to fight IS

    An Army captain sued President Barack Obama on Wednesday, alleging that he doesn't have the proper congressional authority to wage war against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria.

  • Up to $800m of IS cash ‘destroyed’

    Up to $800m (£550m) in cash held by so-called Islamic State (IS) has been destroyed in air strikes, a US military official says.

  • Obama dismisses NKorea nuclear ‘offer’

    US President Barack Obama dismisses North Korea's proposal to suspend nuclear tests if the US ends its annual military exercises with the South.

  • US 'to send 250 more troops' to Syria

    US President Barack Obama is to send 250 additional military personnel to Syria to support local militias in the fight against so-called Islamic State (IS), officials have said.

  • Obama rejects ground troops for Syria

    US President Barack Obama rules out US ground troops for Syria and tells the BBC military efforts alone cannot solve the country's problems.

  • Backlash after Obama EU referendum intervention

    US President Barack Obama is accused of doing Downing Street's bidding - after he said the UK would be at "the back of the queue" for American trade deals if it left the EU.

  • Prince George

    Prince George stays up past bedtime to greet Obama

    The younger generation of royals, Prince William, his wife Kate and his brother Prince Harry, host US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle for dinner at Kensington Palace in London, reports NBC News.

  • 'No sign' Prince's death was suicide

    There is "no reason to believe" that Prince's death was suicide, the sheriff of the Minnesota county where the singer had his home has said after a post-mortem examination.

  • Stay with EU, Obama urges UK

    Barack Obama urges the UK to stick with the EU, as he starts his final trip to Britain as US president by having lunch with the Queen.

  • Lionel Messi

    Messi sends Obama daughters signed Argentina jerseys

    The Barcelona talisman Lionel Messi, who was in the country ahead of World Cup qualifiers for his national team, and POTUS's daughters weren't able to connect, but Messi made good on the missed opportunity. He signs a pair of his No. 10 national team jerseys for the two and sends them to the White House.

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