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  • Will Harry and Meghan's Wedding Invite to the Obamas Sour the Special Relationship with [Trunc]

    12/26/2017 6:51:10 AM PST · by Cecily · 110 replies
    Daily Mail (U.K.) ^ | December 26, 2017 | Darren Boyle
    Top civil servants are afraid a wedding invite from Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to Barack Obama could jeopardise British and US relations. Prince Harry has a close relationship with the former US President who will appear on a special edition of Today tomorrow. The former Commander in Chief has been a strong supporter of Harry's Invictus Games initiative for wounded warriors. Whitehall mandarins fear that by inviting Mr Obama and his wife Michelle it could be seen as a snub to Donald Trump. President Trump has been highly critical of his predecessor and Government officials fear the thin-skinned billionaire...
  • US first lady, Prince Harry meet before Invictus Games

    09/23/2017 12:32:28 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 16 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Sep 23, 2017, 2:57 PM ET | Darlene Superville
    U.S. first lady Melania Trump met Saturday with Britain’s Prince Harry as she led a delegation to Toronto for the opening of an Olympic-style competition for wounded service members and veterans that he founded several years ago. Mrs. Trump was heard telling the prince that she had just arrived on a flight from Washington, her first solo trip outside of the United States as first lady. It was also her first time meeting the prince, the White House said. The first lady also planned to meet Saturday with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, address the nearly 100 U.S. athletes participating...
  • Swimming With Sharks and Other Fun Monday Games

    05/09/2016 8:07:26 AM PDT · by NOBO2012
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 5-9-2016 | MOTUS
    Let the games begin! Lady M and Prince Harry kicked off the Invictus games -  an International sporting event for wounded, injured and sick servicemen and women – on ESPN last night in Orlando.Harry can relate to the injured warriors as he fought beside them in Afghanistan. And Lady M can relate because, um, she’s black. In America.And now, because Mondays are tough enough, I’m just going to shut up.And keep swimming. Cuz that’s what sharks do.And then I’m going for a relaxing massage:And then I’m going to bake one of Lili’s little chocolate cakes – and eat the whole...
  • Mic Drop: Droppin’ the Boom!

    04/30/2016 8:25:38 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 3 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 4-30-2016 | MOTUS
    Prince Harry and Lady M have a long standing relationship, which stretches way back to 2013 when she still had bangs.Getting together for tea in 2013 – ahead of Harry’s Vegas escapadesAnd last year they got together in Washington again to discuss plans and promote the 2016 Invictus Games – a multi-country, multi-sport event for injured or wounded military active service and veterans.Last year Lady M took Harry to a veteran’s wheelchair basketball game; there were the usual tense moments, cheering, and  man-spreading:Prince Harry, I meanThe first Invictus Games were held in London in 2014. Prince Harry has been the...

    04/30/2016 4:21:53 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 5 replies
    Newsweak ^ | 4/30/16 | Stan Ziv
    [The clown and Michelle] mean business—arms crossed, game faces on, voices exuding no nonsense. “Hey, Prince Harry,” first lady Michelle Obama says with a menacing tone in a video posted to her Twitter account Friday. “Remember when you told us to bring it at the Invictus Games?” ..., the goal behind this very public “feud” lies in raising awareness for the upcoming Invictus Games, to be held May 8-12 in Orlando, Florida. The competition is “an international sporting event for wounded, injured and sick Service personnel,” according to the Invictus Games website.