President Barack Obama warned his Russian counterpart Tuesday against intervening in Syria's civil war, suggesting that Vladimir Putin is aware of the dangers his country faces by entering the bloody conflict.
Swords, a portrait of a prince and a floor-length cape â€” these are just a few of the oddly captivating gifts President Barack Obama and his family received from an assortment of world leaders and foreign dignitaries in 2014.
There is a three-month window for the prestigious event, officially known as the Quiksilver in Memory of Eddie Aikau. From December 1, an invited list of 30 of the world's top surfers await the required conditions for it to be staged, including minimum 20-foot waves. It has been held just eight times in 30 years.