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YouTube to live-stream U.S. presidential debates for first time


October 2nd, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by BNO News
SAN BRUNO, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. President Barack Obama will face Republican rival Mitt Romney during three presidential debates this month, and all will be streamed live on the video-sharing website ... Read more...

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Obama assures hurricane hit Louisiana of federal help


September 4th, 2012 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 4 (IANS) As Indian-American governor Bobby Jindal's hurricane stricken state of Louisiana grappled with the devastation, President Barack Obama surveyed a hard-hit area on the eve of ... Read more...

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New York gunman kills one; shot dead (Third Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 24 (IANS) A disgruntled former employee of a firm inside the Empire State Building in New York Friday shot a former male co-worker in the head in ... Read more...

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New York gunman kills one, injures 10; shot dead (Second Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 24 (IANS) One person was killed and 10 others were injured Friday when a gunman started shooting indiscriminately at people in front of the Empire State Building ... Read more...

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Gunman kills five in New York, shot dead (Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 24 (IANS) A gunman Friday shot dead at least five people in front of the Empire State Building in New York, but was later killed by police, ... Read more...

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Indian American actor held in $13 mn extortion plot


August 23rd, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, Aug 23 (IANS) A small-time Indian-American actor has been arrested by federal agents on charges of trying to extort millions of dollars from five business tycoons, including Harvey Weinstein, ... Read more...

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US sleuth links gurdwara shooting with Sikh murders


August 18th, 2012 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 18 (IANS) A detective in California is raising the possibility that the murders of two Sikh men there last year may be connected to the tragic shooting at ... Read more...

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Katherine Jackson says she was on short vacation


July 27th, 2012 - 6:41 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 27 (IANS) Late singer Michael Jackson's mother Katherine caused a stir after it was reported that she was missing. However, she has now emerged and says ... Read more...

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Bobby Jindal intensifies attack on Obama


July 19th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 19 (IANS) Louisiana's Indian American governor Bobby Jindal, speculated among Mitt Romney's potential running mates, has stepped up his attacks on President Barack Obama for allegedly distorting ... Read more...

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Jlo wants Bon Jovi to succeed her


July 18th, 2012 - 2:04 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 18 (IANS) Singer Jennifer Lopez wants singer Jon Bon Jovi to succeed her on American singing reality show, "American Idol"."I think Bono or Bon Jovi or ... Read more...

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Maxwell gets Australian team call-up


July 16th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 16 (IANS) Victorian all-rounder Glenn Maxwell got his maiden call-up to the Australian national cricket team when they take on Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates next month.The ... Read more...

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Tom Cruise’s lawyer threatens to sue National Enquirer


July 13th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tom Cruise’s lawyer has threatened to sue the National Enquirer over a story which alleged that Katie Holmes had been living in a ‘house of horrors’.According ... Read more...

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50 Cent released after car crash


June 27th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 27 (IANS) Singer 50 cent, who was hospitalised following a car crash, has been discharged.According to a fan site Thisis50.com, the accident took place Tuesday on the ... Read more...

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Indian-American wanted for 1996 murder kills family, self


June 10th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 10 (IANS) A 47-year-old former Indian Army officer wanted for murder in India killed his wife and two of his children before turning the gun on himself in ... Read more...

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Indian-American teen wins US National Geographic Bee


May 25th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 25 (IANS) An Indian-American boy Rahul Nagvekar has won the National Geographic Bee Championship with an educated guess about the Bavarian city that was a legislative seat ... Read more...

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Nikki Haley cashing in on union bashing video


May 24th, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 24 (IANS) South Carolina's Indian American Governor Nikki Haley is trying to cash in on a recent video featuring a state union leader bashing a purple and black ... Read more...

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Obama, Romney tied in presidential race: Poll


May 23rd, 2012 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 23 (IANS) Americans are split between President Barack Obama and his Republican challenger Mitt Romney less than six months before the presidential poll in November, according to ... Read more...

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No deal with Pakistan casts shadow over NATO summit


May 21st, 2012 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
Chicago, May 21 (IANS) As a NATO summit opened here amid protests, the US failed to strike a deal with Pakistan to reopen supply lines to Afghanistan casting a long ... Read more...

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Majority Americans approve Obama’s same-sex marriage decision


May 12th, 2012 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 12 (IANS) A little over half of Americans approve of President Barack Obama's public endorsement of same-sex marriage, according to a new survey taken after his ABC ... Read more...

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Obama supports same-sex marriage (Lead)


May 10th, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 10 (IANS) President Barack Obama has become the first president in US history to come out in support of the same-sex marriage, injecting one of the most ... Read more...

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Obama supports gay marriage


May 10th, 2012 - 9:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 10 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has announced his support for the same-sex marriage by making a complete U-turn on his well-known opposition to the subject.Obama described ... Read more...

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Indian Americans are influential players in US media


March 18th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 18 (IANS) With two of them governors, four billionaires and over a score sitting in high places in government, Indian Americans not only keep making news but have ... Read more...

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Dharun Ravi found guilty in webcam spying case


March 16th, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New York, March 16 (IANS) Indian American student Dharun Ravi has been found guilty of the most serious charges for spying on his roommate, Tyler Clementi, having a gay sexual ... Read more...

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World’s favourite snack celebrates 100th birthday


March 6th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 6 (IANS) Oreo, the world's most beloved cookie, will celebrate its 100th birthday with a special birthday cake edition of the iconic treat, a media report said.Kraft, the ... Read more...

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4 killed in Branson Tornado


February 29th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Branson, Feb 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) At least four people were confirmed dead after deadly tornadoes devastated at least five states. The twister left behind extensive damages running into several millions of dollars ... Read more...

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The man in the pink turban sets twitter ablaze (With Image)


February 26th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 26 (IANS) Till last week he was a virtual unknown. But now everyone is tweeting about the "Man in the pink turban" who nearly overshadowed world's two ... Read more...

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Singer Whitney Houston dies at 48 (Lead)


February 12th, 2012 - 9:23 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 12 (IANS) Iconic American singer Whitney Houston has died at the age of 48, her publicist said.Houston's publicist Kristen Foster confirmed the singer's death.The cause of ... Read more...

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Old court documents reveal that Josh Powell had threatened his mother with a knife


February 9th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Utah, Feb 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Josh Powell, who murdered his two sons recently and then also killed himself was in reality a very disturbed person. ABC News has revealed that he had ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s bloodied shirt, ring up for sale


February 3rd, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 3 (IANS) Former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's wedding ring and the shirt he wore when he was killed by rebels last October have been put up for ... Read more...

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Gingrich, Romney in dead heat spar over immigration


January 27th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 27 (IANS) Leading Republican presidential candidates Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney sparred over immigration policies as the latest surveys showed the two locked in a tight race before ... Read more...

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Clinton ready to step off `high wire’ of politics (Lead)


January 27th, 2012 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 27 (IANS) Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who has made clear that she won't be serving in a second Obama term if there is one, is ready ... Read more...

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Russia’s Mars spacecraft to fall back to Earth


January 14th, 2012 - 8:44 am ICT by IANS
Moscow/Washington, Jan 14 (IANS) Russia's failed Phobos-Grunt Mars probe spacecraft will likely plunge back to Earth between Jan 15 and Jan 16, reports Xinhua.The 14-tonne spacecraft that carries 11 tonnes ... Read more...

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Amanda Seyfried to play the role of Linda Lovelace in biopic


January 4th, 2012 - 1:25 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A biopic story of the stormy life of porn star Linda Lovelace is currently in production. Reports say at least two movies based on the ... Read more...

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Dutch TV airs cannibalism segment


December 21st, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Amsterdam, Dec 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Dutch television network insists that cannibalism actually took place live on the network. BNN says when presenters Dennis Storm and Valerio Zeno appeared on a live ... Read more...

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Personal animosity should not shut down government: Obama (Lead)


December 16th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 16 (IANS) With a political gridlock again threatening a government shutdown, US President Barack Obama has accused opposition Republicans of grinding things to a halt over personal ... Read more...

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