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Daniel Day-Lewis to play Abraham Lincoln in Spielberg film


November 20th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 20 (ANI): Daniel Day Lewis is set to play Abraham Lincoln in an upcoming biopic to be directed by Steven Spielberg.Variety reported that the director, who first signed ... Read more...

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Today is the Gettysburg address’ 147th anniversary


November 19th, 2010 - 11:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Today marks 147 years since America’s charismatic president, Abraham Lincoln gave the powerful speech at Gettysburg. The speech is one of the most famous in the ... Read more...

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Happy World Toilet Day!


November 19th, 2010 - 11:22 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Many people are aware the November 19 is the anniversary of the date in which President Abraham Lincoln gave his famous Gettysburg Address, but it is also “World ... Read more...

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Learning each day from Gandhi’s life: Obama


November 7th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 7 (IANS) Mahatma Gandhi's journey is a never-ending source of inspiration for the young generation, US President Barack Obama said Sunday.Answering a question on how he implements the principles ... Read more...

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Johnny Depp to Start Shooting ‘Dark Shadows’ in Spring


November 5th, 2010 - 10:54 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor Johnny Depp, star of such movies as ‘Edward Scissorhands’, ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’, and ‘Alice in Wonderland’, made an announcement recently that he hoped to start shooting ... Read more...

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Spielberg’s movie on robots


September 23rd, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 23, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Hollywood's celebrated director Steven Spielberg is considering "Robopocalypse' as his forthcoming directorial feature. This bit of news should excite the Spielberg fanatics from around the globe.This ... Read more...

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White House blunder over Oval Office rug quote


September 6th, 2010 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 6 (ANI): The White House has committed an embarrassing blunder over an Oval Office carpet quotation, which they thought belonged to Martin Luther King but in fact, doesn't.The original ... Read more...

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Scientists recreate Shakespeare’s image


September 5th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 5 (IANS) Scientists have created the first true image of William Shakespeare -- with help from the latest 3D computer technology. The likeness depicts every wrinkle on the Bard's face, ... Read more...

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Obama’s Oval Office gets a makeover


September 1st, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 1 (IANS) The Oval Office is sporting a modern look with new and re-upholstered furniture, cream-coloured carpet, fresh paint and wallpaper. The president's desk, called the Resolute, however remains unchanged. New ... Read more...

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Palin criticised for ‘hijacking’ Martin Luther King’s democratic values


August 29th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
Edinburgh, Aug 29 (ANI): Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin has been criticised for espousing democratic values previously projected and promoted by civil rights leader Martin Luther King and former President Abraham ... Read more...

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Glenn Beck’s honor rally in front of Lincoln Memorial causes widespread controversy


August 28th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – Glenn Beck is hosting a large rally in front of the Lincoln Memorial on Saturday, the 47th anniversary of Reverend Martin Luther King Jr.’s iconic ... Read more...

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Blagojevich Auction Held, Lifesize Elvis Sold As Campaign Fund Stops Paying Storage


August 21st, 2010 - 12:19 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After being found guilty of lying to federal investigators, former Governor of Illinois Rod R Blagojevich’s campaign fund ceased paying for his storage, thus causing a ... Read more...

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Donner Party Documents Found With Lincoln’s Handwriting


July 21st, 2010 - 10:15 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An unexpected, yet thrilling discovery has been made by researchers who were looking over documents which were kept in a carpetbag on the Donner Party’s ill-fated trip ... Read more...

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Constituent Of The Donner Party Held A Document Of Abraham Lincoln


July 21st, 2010 - 9:09 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 21, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Investigators have made an unforeseen unearthing in the midst of the items that were positioned by a constituent of the Donner Party in a carpetbag. ... Read more...

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Discovery: Donner Party’s member James Reed had a Lincoln document


July 21st, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) American researchers have unexpectedly discovered a military document that has former United States president Abraham Lincoln on it.The document was found among other properties of ... Read more...

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Donner Party Member James Reed Carried Abraham Lincoln’s Document


July 21st, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Donner Party was a group of American pioneers who set out for California in a wagon train and witnessed tragic mishap in Sierra Nevada. Last ... Read more...

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Independence Day Quotes In Demand Over Fourth Of July Weekend


July 4th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Washington, July 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) As the entire nation of America looks forward to celebrate the Independence Day on Fourth Of July, the inspirational quotes are in demand by one ... Read more...

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Poll ranks Obama as the 15th best president of US


July 2nd, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 2 (ANI): A new poll of leading presidential scholars by Siena College has ranked Barack Obama as the 15th best president of the United States, just below former President ... Read more...

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President Of United States Barack Obama To Mark Memorial Day At Lincoln Cemetery


May 31st, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Chicago, May 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to reports, the President of United States Barack Obama is scheduled to mark the occasion of the Memorial Day on Monday by laying a ... Read more...

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Critics question Obama’s priorities as heads for second vacation after oil spill


May 28th, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 28 (ANI): Presidents are never really off the clock, even when they go on vacation, but President Barack Obama's decision to skip the traditional Memorial Day ceremony in Arlington ... Read more...

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You can change the world, Michelle Obama tells Mexican youth


April 15th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 15 (IANS/EFE) US first lady Michelle Obama told Mexican students here that "responsibility for meeting the defining challenges of our time will soon fall" to the world's ... Read more...

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Little blue antidepressants behind Abraham Lincoln’s wild temper


March 23rd, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 23 (ANI): The reason behind Abraham Lincoln's popular rage may be the little blue antidepressants pills he used to intake.Researchers at the Royal Society of Chemistry have found that the ... Read more...

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Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter?


March 2nd, 2010 - 9:36 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Mar 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) With the new trend of vampire stories now dominating the box office, it comes as no surprise that the book world is getting in on the action ... Read more...

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Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter Trailer Released


March 2nd, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Mar 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The trend of writing quirk classic novels is catching up fast with a section of writers and the readers are lapping up those so called mash ... Read more...

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‘Discontent manager’ aims to control violence against Indian students in Australia


February 21st, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 21(ANI): Secretary of the Federation of Indian Students of Australia (FISA), Gautam Gupta has over the past two years has been a polarizing figure in the growing public, political and ... Read more...

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Ellen Degeneres Show: Rihanna Performs


February 16th, 2010 - 5:16 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
By Angela Kaye Mason Feb 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ellen started off today's Ellen DeGeneres Show with a playful dig at "Snookie" from "Jersey Shore." She announced that today was President's Day in ... Read more...

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New photos of Obama’s Oval Office released


January 6th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 6 (ANI): New photos of Barack Obama's Oval Office show how he has changed the room after occupying the most powerful office in the world almost a year ago.Metal ... Read more...

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Abraham Lincoln was not gay, claims renowned historian


December 31st, 2009 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
New York, December 31 (ANI): Acclaimed historian Harold Holzer has dismissed claims stating that Abraham Lincoln was a homosexual.Holzer, a scholar on Lincoln and the political culture of the American Civil War ... Read more...

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Michael Eavis’ beard named ‘Decade’s Best’


December 28th, 2009 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 28 (ANI): Glastonbury founder Michael Eavis' beard has been named the best of the decade by a beard campaign group.Eavis, famous for his moustache-less Abraham Lincoln-esque facial hair, has beaten ... Read more...

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Palin says praying to god can solve America’s energy, security woes


December 5th, 2009 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec. 4 (ANI): Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin has said that most of America's woes like health care, energy and national security could be solved if leaders pray to God ... Read more...

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Copenhagen summit should fail, says top climate scientist


December 3rd, 2009 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 3 (IANS) Accusing politicians of failing to rise to the challenge of climate change, the US scientist who helped alert the world of global warming now says he would rather ... Read more...

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Copenhagen climate change talks must end in disaster, says top scientist


December 3rd, 2009 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 3 (ANI): The scientist who convinced the world to take notice of the looming danger of global warming has said that it would be better for the planet and ... Read more...

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What kind of China at PM banquet?


November 23rd, 2009 - 10:02 pm ICT by ANI
By Smita PrakashWashington, Nov 23 (ANI): It's a different kind of china that will be in focus in Washington's social circles this week. The details about the first official banquet to be ... Read more...

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Obama pushes for China to hold dialogue with Dalai Lama’s representatives


November 17th, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Nov.17 (ANI): US President Barack Obama on Tuesday urged China to resume talks with representatives of Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, at the earliest.Addressing a joint press conference ... Read more...

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Obama gets a taste of China’s slavery taunt on Tibet


November 16th, 2009 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Shanghai, Nov. 16 (ANI): Even before Barack Obama touched down in Shanghai, he got a taste of Chinese taunts on Tibet, asserting that the black President should respect Chinese opposition to ... Read more...

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