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Obama Fly-Swat Video Seen Around the World

It’s not every day that a humble house fly makes world headlines:


But that’s what a pesky fly buzzing around President Obama did yesterday — after the President swatted and killed it during the taping of a television interview with CNBC.

The President’s impressive eye-hand-coordination was aired worldwide on television and made headlines across the Internet. The screen grab above shows it was even the top story on Google News, surfacing above news about the street protests in Iran, U.S. banking reform, and the latest missile crisis in North Korea.

In case you missed the fly’s moment of fame, here is the video on YouTube: