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05
Jun
14

President Obama At The G7 Summit

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President Barack Obama arrives for the G7 summit at the European Council building in Brussels

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Prime Minister David Cameron and US President Barack Obama attend the first working meeting of the day at the G7 Summit in Brussels. (The Prime Minister’s Office)

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President Barack Obama smiles during the G7 summit at the European Council headquarters in Brussels

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President Barack Obama meets with King Philippe of Belgium, right, and Belgian Prime Minister Elio Di Rupo at the Royal Palace in Brussels, Belgium

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President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron speak during a news conference at the G7 summit

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30
Apr
14

Pete Souza: The Trip to Asia

Children help President Barack Obama to his feet after he sat on the floor to have a group photo with them during a U.S. Embassy meet and greet at the Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila in Manila, Philippines, April 28, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Mrs. Akie Abe present President Barack Obama with a Bo golf club cover at Akasaka Palace in Tokyo, Japan, April 24, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

President Barack Obama gives a fist bump to a baby during a U.S. Embassy meet and greet at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, April 27, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

President Barack Obama and President Park Geun-hye exit for a walk in the Little Garden to view a tree she planted on her Inauguration Day, at the Blue House in Seoul, Republic of Korea, April 25, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

President Obama is kissed by 94-year-old Carolina Garcia Delfin, a Filipina nurse who fought in the resistance against Japanese forces during World War II. The President mentioned her in his remarks to American and Philippine troops at Fort Bonifacio in Manila, Philippines, April 29, 2014 (Photo by Pete Souza)

Students So Jung Kim and Chi Hyun Lee present President Barack Obama with a bouquet of flowers as he arrives for a tour of Gyeongbok Palace in Seoul, Republic of Korea, April 25, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

Lots more gems here

26
Apr
14

Rise and Shine: The Week at TOD

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Sunday

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Early Bird Chat

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On This Day: President Obama prepares to board Air Force One before his departure from Andrews Air Force Base, April 20, 2011

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Rise and Shine

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This Is What 8 Million Means

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The First Family Celebrates Easter

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LOL. OMG. HAHA. – You’re Welcome

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Monday

On This Day: President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama participate in tree plantings at the Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens in Washington, D.C., April 21, 2009 (Photo by Pete Souza)

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Early Bird Chat

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On This Day: President Obama and Senator Ted Kennedy walk on the grounds of the White House, before signing of the Kennedy Service Act at the SEED School in Washington D.C., April 21, 2009 (Photo by Pete Souza)

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Rise and Shine

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Easter Egg Roll

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President Obama high fives children attending the annual Easter Egg Roll (Photo by Pete Souza)

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Chat Away

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Let The Good Times “Egg And Roll”

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Life’s Secret Ingredient? Laughter

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Tuesday

President Obama views the scene of the mudslide in Oso, Wash., from Marine One, April 22 (Photo by Pete Souza)

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Early Bird Chat

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On This Day: President Obama greets Karen Dunn, former Special Assistant and Associate Counsel to the President, and her son in the Oval Office, April 22, 2013 (Photo by Pete Souza)

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Rise and Shine

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Vice President Joe Biden talks with Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk during a meeting in Kiev, Ukraine

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Coming Up

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President Obama hugs a first responder after touring the mud slide damage in Oso, Washington

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25
Apr
14

West Wing Week: “POTUS Dreams of Sushi”

Chat away!

25
Apr
14

Rise and Shine: Japan to Korea

On This Day: First Lady Michelle Obama, President Barack Obama, former First Lady Barbara Bush and former President George H.W. Bush attend the opening ceremony of the George W. Bush Presidential Center April 25, 2013 in Dallas

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Saturday, April 26 (Korea is 13 hours ahead of EDT)

* In the morning, President Obama participates in a roundtable meeting with business leaders to discuss trade policy, South Korea

* Later, the President participates in a Combined Forces Command Briefing at Yongsan Garrison and delivers remarks (10:05 PM EDT)

* In the afternoon, the President travels to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

* President Obama participates in an arrival ceremony in Parliament Square

* Later that evening, the President attends a State Dinner and delivers remarks at Istana Negara

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@Stcrow: Before leaving Tokyo for Seoul, President Obama met privately w Empress Michiko and Emperor Akihito at his hotel.

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President Obama arrives at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea

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President Obama is welcomed by South Korean President Park Geun-hye at the Blue House in Seoul, South Korea

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President Obama poses with new American citizens at a naturalization ceremony at the National War Memorial in Seoul

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President Obama sings a guest book as South Korean President Park Geun-hye looks on at the Blue House

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@Stcrow: President Obama offered a moment of silence to in memory of the lives lost on the ferry Sewol

Relatives of victims looks on at a gymnasium in Jindo, South Korea, as President Obama pays a silent tribute

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South Korean President Park Geun-hye and President Obama listens at a joint news conference following their meeting at the presidential Blue House in Seoul

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Forward to 25 minutes for the press conference

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President Obama tours Gyeongbok Palace with Dr. Sangmee Park

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A staff member of Malaysia post services shows special commemorative cover marking President Obama’s visit to Malaysia.

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On This Day

President Obama meets with Rev. Billy Graham at his house in Montreat, N.C., April 25, 2010 (Photo by Pete Souza)

President Obama attends a memorial service in Beckley, W.V., April 25, 2010, for 29 miners killed in an explosion at Big Branch Mine (Photo by Pete Souza)

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President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama wave to the crowd from the South Portico of the White House during the annual Easter Egg Roll, April 25, 2011 (Photo by Pete Souza)

First Lady Michelle Obama lifts a baby while greeting the crowd at the annual Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House, April 25, 2011 (Photo by Samantha Appleton)

First Lady Michelle Obama and Jada Pinkett Smith watch Jada’s daughter Willow Smith perform during the White House Easter Egg Roll, April 25, 2011

President Obama and guests watch Willow Smith perform during the White House Easter Egg Roll, April 25, 2011

President Obama volleys a tennis ball between his legs while participating in a “Let’s Move” clinic with members of the NBA, WNBA and the Harlem Globetrotters during the White House Easter Egg Roll, April 25, 2011

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President Obama addresses a crowd in an overflow room before delivering remarks on student loan interest rates, at the University of Iowa, April 25, 2012 (Photo by Pete Souza)

President Obama delivers remarks on student loan interest rates at the University of Iowa, April 25, 2012 (Photo by Pete Souza)

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President Obama laughs with former Presidents Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton, and George W. Bush, prior to the dedication of the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum on the campus of Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, April 25, 2013 (Photo by Pete Souza)

First Lady Michelle Obama, along with former First Ladies Laura Bush and Hillary Rodham Clinton, look at a 9/11 exhibit while touring the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum on the campus of Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, April 25, 2013. Former President Bill Clinton is seen in the foreground (Photo by Pete Souza)

First Lady Michelle Obama pauses with former First Ladies Laura Bush, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Barbara Bush, and Rosalynn Carter during the dedication of the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum (Photo by Lawrence Jackson)

President Barack Obama pauses with former Presidents George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George H.W. Bush, and Jimmy Carter during the dedication of the George W. Bush Presidential Center at the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum (Photo by Pete Souza)

President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama pause during a memorial service for the victims of the fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas, at Baylor University in Waco, Texas, April 25, 2013 (Photo by Pete Souza)

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Have a perfect day, Shipmate!

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MoooOOOooorning everyone, no time for words this morning, just pics and videos – will try to catch up later.

Happy Friday!

24
Apr
14

Friday in Japan & Korea

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Occasional Live streaming here (CBS), here (LiveStation) and here (NHK)

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Friday in Japan – 13 hours ahead of EDT

In the morning, President Obama greets members of the U.S. Embassy in Japan

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Later in the morning, the President bids farewell to Emperor Akihito of Japan

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President Obama boards Air Force One at Haneda Airport in Tokyo, en route to Osan Air Base in South Korea

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In the afternoon, President Obama travels to Seoul, Republic of Korea

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The President visits the National War Memorial and participates in a wreath-laying ceremony

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The President visits Gyengbok Palace

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The President meets with President Park at the Blue House

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4:50 AM EDT: President Obama Holds a Joint Press Conference with President Park




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