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Daniel Day Lewis transforms into Abraham Lincoln


August 8th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Released photos by Entertainment Weekly show an uncanny resemblance of Daniel Day Lewis to the 16th president of the US - Abraham Lincoln. Daniel Lewis who ... Read more...

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‘Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter’ bad adaptation of good novel (Movie Review)


July 13th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter"; Cast: Benjamin Walker, Rufus Sewell, Dominic Cooper; Director: Timur Bekmambetov; Rating: 2.5/5Whether you like the film or not would depend on your sensibilities. If you are ... Read more...

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Today is George Washington’s birthday


February 22nd, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Americans will mark the birthday of George Washington on Wednesday (22nd of February). The day is one of the most important on the calendar of the ... Read more...

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“Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter” trailer released


February 14th, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Feb 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The official trailer of Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter has been released. The 1:22 video gives a glimpse of the movie which is scheduled to be released in ... Read more...

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Einstein brain on display in US museum


November 24th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 24 (IANS/ RIA Novosti) Several dozen slivers of the brain of Albert Einstein have been put on display in a US museum, the CBS News reported.Visitors to Philadelphia's Muetter ... Read more...

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US copper thieves steal sword at Abraham Lincoln’s tomb


November 14th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Chicago, Nov 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Authorities say thieves have stolen the copper sword that was attached to the statue of former US President Abraham Lincoln. Detectives say the thieves cut the sword ... Read more...

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Ford Theatre: “Bill Creilly’s killing of Lincoln is inaccurate”


November 14th, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Nov 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ford’s Theater has banned Bill O’Reilly’s book "Killing Lincoln: The Shocking Assassination that Changed America Forever" for being factually inaccurate. The book which was co-written by Martin ... Read more...

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US President Barack Obama read the psalm 46 at 9/11 anniversary


September 13th, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Pesident Barack Obama defiled the directive by New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg at the 9/11 memorial when he read scriptures from the Bible. Ahead of the ... Read more...

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10th anniversary of 9/11 attack marked by 911 memorial


September 12th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The United States marked the 10th anniversary of the worst terrorist attack in the country’s history on Sunday. More than 3,000 people were killed and several ... Read more...

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US remembers the day that changed their lives


September 12th, 2011 - 1:35 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 11 (IANS) A moment of silence fell across America Sunday as the nation remembered the horror of the 9/11 terror attacks that killed 2,977 people, including ... Read more...

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New York marks 10th anniversary of 9/11 attack


September 11th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 11 (IANS) A memorial service began Sunday morning at the National September 11 Memorial - the site of the destroyed World Trade Center - to mark ... Read more...

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President calls for reducing litigation costs


August 7th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 7 (IANS) President Pratibha Devisingh Patil Sunday called upon lawyers to make justice accessible to all by reducing the costs of litigation, which is beyond the means of ... Read more...

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Taylor Swift visits military cemetery


August 5th, 2011 - 4:33 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Singer Taylor Swift paid her respects to America's war heroes during a visit to a US military cemetery.Swift performed at the Verizon Center in Washington Aug ... Read more...

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Tripura school book drops Mahatma, Congress plans fast


May 24th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 24 (IANS) Leaders of the opposition Congress would launch a hunger strike Wednesday protesting the replacement Mahatma Gandhi's name with Communist icon Vladimir Lenin in a Class 5 ... Read more...

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Bin Laden news comes on anniversary after ‘Mission Accomplished”


May 2nd, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 2 (ANI): May 1, 2011 will be noted in the history books as the date President Obama announced that Osama Bin Laden was killed.It is eight years to the ... Read more...

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Lenin replaces Mahatma’s name in Tripura textbook: Congress


April 25th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 25 (IANS) The Congress Monday charged Tripura's Left Front government with replacing the name of Mahatma Gandhi with that of Lenin in a chapter of a junior school ... Read more...

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Newly resurfaced letter brings the question of Abraham Linclon’s faith to the fore


April 17th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 16 (ANI): A 19th-century letter which resurfaced recently has brought the question of former US President Abraham Lincoln's religious faith on the forefront.Lincoln is known for many things. He led ... Read more...

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Sally Field to play Abraham Lincoln’s wife in Spielberg’s upcoming film


April 15th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 15 (ANI): Actress Sally Field has been cast in Steven Spielberg's upcoming film about Abraham Lincoln.Field, who won best actress Oscars for 'Norma Rae' and 'Places in the Heart', will ... Read more...

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Lincoln urged Britain to help set up colony for freed slaves


March 6th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 6 (ANI): Abraham Lincoln had told freed slaves that they should found a colony in Latin America, and also urged Britain's help in proving land to these slaves in British ... Read more...

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Lincoln had ’secret talks’ with Britain to set up colony for freed slaves


March 6th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 6 (ANI): Abraham Lincoln made contact secretly with the British to help found a colony in the then British Honduras, now Belize, for freed slaves, reveals a new book.A new ... Read more...

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How becoming the President of America is the gateway to a fortune


February 23rd, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 23 (ANI): A survey by Wall Street has revealed that becoming the American President means joining an exclusive club - of the rich.Of the 43 holders of the office, ... Read more...

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Americans rate Ronald Reagan as best-ever US President


February 19th, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 19(ANI): A new poll has found that more Americans identify Ronald Reagan as the best-ever US President than Abraham Lincoln or Franklin Roosevelt.According to a Gallup poll, when ... Read more...

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Martin Luther’s statue to be unveiled alongside Lincoln, Jefferson replicas in Washington


February 18th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): Martin Luther King's statue would reportedly be unveiled in the National Mall in Washington on August 28 this year alongside America's two best-loved former Presidents Abraham Lincoln and ... Read more...

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‘Lincoln tried to deport slaves to British colonies’


February 12th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 12 (IANS) US president Abraham Lincoln, known for his campaign against slavery, wanted to send many of the American slaves to British colonies in Caribbean, according to British archive documents. ... Read more...

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Abraham Lincoln wanted to deport slaves to British colonies, reveals book


February 12th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 12 (ANI): Late President of the United States Abraham Lincoln, who is revered as the great champion of America's slaves, had wanted to deport slaves to toil in British colonies ... Read more...

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Gandhi, Akbar among world’s top icons: Time (Lead, Changing dateline)


February 6th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) Mahatma Gandhi, Mughal emperor Akbar and Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama have been named by Time magazine among the world's top 25 political icons.Mohandas Gandhi, ... Read more...

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US historian denies tampering with Lincoln’s last pardon


January 27th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.27 (ANI): An American historian has denied tampering with one of President Abraham Lincoln's last official acts before he was assassinated on April 14, 1965.The document in question relates to ... Read more...

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Was Abe Lincoln’s ‘pardon to death row inmate before assassination’ claim doctored?


January 25th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 25 (ANI): An amateur US historian has been accused of doctoring a key document of former US President Abraham Lincoln for his own benefit by changing the date of an ... Read more...

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U.S. sailor goes missing in the Gulf of Oman


January 19th, 2011 - 1:04 am ICT by BNO News
GULF OF OMAN (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. and British units are searching for a U.S. sailor from the USS Halsey who went missing in the Gulf of Oman on Tuesday, the U.S. ... Read more...

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IRS deadline extended till 18th of April


January 5th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Jan 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Taxpayers in the United States were required to submit their returns latest by the 15th day of April but it seems they will get respite after ... Read more...

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DNA test urged to determine if Lincoln’s assassin escaped death


December 28th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 28 (ANI): Descendants of John Wilkes Booth have agreed to exhume his body for DNA testing in an attempt to determine whether the assassin of President Abraham Lincoln escaped his ... Read more...

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Wikileaks hacktivists attack shopping web site Amazon


December 13th, 2010 - 11:40 am ICT by ANI
London, Dec.13 (ANI): Popular shopping web site Amazon was unavailable for some time in several countries on Sunday after it reportedly was attacked by 'hacktivists' sympathetic to the whistle blowing web site ... Read more...

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Original basketball rules fetch $4.3m at auction


December 12th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 12 (ANI): A historic document that details the original rules of basketball, written 119 years ago, has sold for more than 4 million pounds at an auction - a record ... Read more...

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American Eagle Launching New Service Next Year


November 26th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) American Eagle Airlines which is the regional wing of American Airlines is going to start its nonstop service between Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport and Dallas/Fort Worth ... Read more...

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Daniel Day-Lewis to play Lincoln


November 22nd, 2010 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Nov 21 (IANS) Actor Daniel Day-Lewis has been roped in to play the 16th American president, Abraham Lincoln, in Steven Spielberg's new biopic."Lincoln", Spielberg's long-in-development biopic is based on ... Read more...

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