The National Security Agency had information that the UK government had plans last July to make the newspaper The Guardian delete copies of documents leaked by the most famous whistleblower in the world, Edward Snowden, the New York Times reports.
38 journalism groups in the US have sent a message addressed to President Barack Obama expressing protest against the "politically-driven suppression of news and information" about the activities of the American authorities. According to the capital's online newspaper The Washington Examiner, this is an unprecedented criticism of the White House.
'Ukrainians not fleeing to Russia but just visiting their grannies' - US State Department spokesperson
Obama has confessed that the White House baker stirs in crack cocaine into his pies. On Monday, hosting a get-together in observance of LGBT Pride month, as he blurted out the crack comment with a chuckle in his voice and a smile on his face, First Lady Michelle Obama stepped in to clarify that there is no crack in their pies.
Washington will be ready to introduce new sanctions against Russia in collaboration with its allies, the EU in the first place, if the situation in and around Ukraine necessitates them but the Obama Administration will take account of the interests of American businesses maintaining trade relations with Russia along with it, White House press secretary Josh Earnest said at a news briefing Wednesday.
Former US President Bill Clinton defended Hillary Clinton's commitment to the poor and working Americans on Tuesday, after criticism that she mishandled media questions about their personal wealth, saying that his family had economic problems when leaving the White House, Reuters reports.
US President Barack Obama held a meeting on situation in Iraq, where extremists took over a number of major cities, White House spokesperson Josh Earnest told journalists Friday. According to the spokesman, a number of senior officials participated in the meeting: chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey, Deputy Director of National Intelligence Robert Cardillo, Deputy Secretary of State William Burns, President's National security adviser Susan Rice and White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough.
US President Barack Obama is in perfect health, but for the intermittent plantar fasciitis in his right foot and mild vitamin D deficiency, according to a physical exam released Thursday by the White House.
The US Administration intends to continue "a balanced approach" to cooperate with Russia. This was announced today by the White House spokesman Jay Carney.
Avoiding most reporters and violating strict security procedures, President Barak Obama slipped out of the White House this Monday afternoon for a quick unplanned trip to a local Starbucks, says the President’s press pool.
President Barack Obama interrupted the White House daily press briefing on Friday to announce that his spokesman Jay Carney is stepping down, and named as a replacement Josh Earnest, Carney's deputy.
Former US Vice President Dick Cheney stated that the weakness due to which US influence in the international arena decreases "is right in the center of the White House," reports Fox News. Dick Cheney stated on Wednesday that he believes President Obama is a "very, very weak president."
The White House says that its position on Edward Snowden has not changed after the NSA leaker told NBC News in an exclusive interview that he wants to return to the United States. "Look, let's be clear, clemency is not on the table," White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said. Snowden in a recent interview had said that he wants to return to the US, where he is facing charges of unauthorized leak of classified documents.
Moscow and Kiev may find middle ground on gas debt, Residential buildings and offices may soon employ a new device which would eliminate distracting street sounds, Summer cafes in Russia may come under smoking ban , Yatsenyuk claims $1bn worth of gas ‘stolen’ by Russia, US Troops to leave Afghanistan by end of 2016, White House to investigate leak of CIA officer name. These issues in Voice of Russia's daily Press Review.
The White House accidentally blew the cover of the top CIA officer in Afghanistan Saturday, when his name and title were released in an e-mail sent to reporters who traveled with President Obama on his surprise visit to Bagram Air Field.
Demonstrators converged on the White House on Friday to demand that US President Barack Obama make good on his promise to close the Guantanamo Bay detention camp.
On May 16th, what could have been millions of people were to descend on Washington DC in what was being called "Operation American Spring". Groups of militias and veterans, formed after the closure of a monument to World War II veterans during the recent US Government shutdown had joined forces to put an end to the illegality that exists at the highest levels of the US Government. We spoke to Roberto Tonnizo, one of the organisers of Operation American Spring about the events before they took place.
Operation 'American Spring' is an organization of revolutionary patriots who plan to converge on Washington DC in order to get the US President Barack Obama out of office.
The White House denied the German media reports about the US mercenaries hired from private military company Blackwater in southeastern Ukraine, spokesperson of National Security Council (NSC) of the United States Laura Lucas Magnuson said.
US media found evidence of misuse of the US Secret Service's resources responsible for protection of higher government officials. According to The Washington Post, in the summer of 2011 several members of Special Forces Prowler, which patrols the White House perimeter, were removed from this duty in order to provide protection for Lisa Chopey, the assistant and girlfriend of the then-director of the Secret Service Mark Sullivan.