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‘The Campaign’ irreverently funny and political (IANS Movie Review)


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "The Campaign"; Cast: Will Ferrell, Zach Galifianakis, Jason Sudeikis, Dylan McDermott; Director: Jay Roach; Rating: 3.5/5Deep truths need not be revealed in a dark, boring manner. It can also wear ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Iraq war was biggest mistake of US: Albright


June 26th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Former US secretary of state Madeleine Albright Tuesday said that the war on Iraq was the US's "biggest mistake"."America attacked Afghanistan as a direct ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

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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Tired of publicity, says Hillary Clinton


January 27th, 2012 - 10:15 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told her State Department employees that she was ready to be out of the public eye."I think after ... Read more...

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Michelle Bachmann ends her White House bid


January 4th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Jan 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Minnesota lawmaker Michelle Bachmann is going to throw in the towel as far as the race for the White House is concerned. Considered a favorite at the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Charlie Sheen doubt Obama’s birth certificate


April 21st, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 21 (ANI): Charlie Sheen, who recently lost the custody battle for his twin sons, has questioned the validity of US President Barack Obama's birth certificate, implying that it had ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Republicans face the reality check: Obama hard to beat


March 1st, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.1 (ANI): Republicans in the United States have been given a reality check about the 2012 elections in that President Barack Obama will be a lot tougher to defeat this ... Read more...

Posted in World |

17-yr-old becomes youngest to win Miss America in 90 yrs


January 17th, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 17 (ANI): A 17-year-old from Nebraska has become the youngest ever to be crowned Miss America in 90 years.Teresa Scanlan won a 50,000 dollar scholarship and a yearlong run with ... Read more...

Posted in World |

American politics must change after Arizona gun attack, says Bill Clinton


January 12th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Port-au-Prince (Haiti), Jan.12 (ANI): Former US President Bill Clinton has said that the political climate in the United States must change in the wake of the shooting of a US Congresswoman ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Liberals blame Palin for Arizona shooting over Facebook comments against Giffords


January 10th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 10 (ANI): Amid tensions related to the deadly shooting in Tucson in the United States that killed six people and wounded a dozen others, including Representative Gabrielle Giffords, Liberals ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Only three in ten Americans consider themselves ‘Democrats’: Poll


January 7th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 7 (ANI): Only three in ten Americans consider themselves Democrats, according to the latest poll.The Politico quoted a Gallup poll as saying that the latest figure ties the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Obama skipping Golden Temple in Time’s ‘Top 10 Religion Stories’


December 14th, 2010 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 14 (IANS) US President Barack Obama's decision to skip a planned visit to the Golden Temple during his India trip has been listed ninth among Time magazine's ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Columbia University professor charged with incest


December 11th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 11 (ANI): A 46-year-old Columbia University professor has been charged with incest for 'having a sexual relationship with his daughter'.Political science professor David Epstein allegedly bedded his daughter, now 24, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Obama is genuinely committed to India: US historian (Interview)


November 13th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 13 (IANS) US President Barack Obama is keen to reinvent ties between America and India, but at the same time he cannot afford to make Pakistan a ... Read more...

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Rally To Restore Sanity Crowd: The Highs And Lows


October 31st, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Not many would have imagined in their wildest dreams that Jon Stewart's Rally To Restore Sanity would turn out to be an affair that will garner ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

US elections: Poll says Independents siding with GOP, rather than Democrats


October 26th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct. 26 (ANI): Republicans are on the verge of broad wins next week, as independent voters are ready to boot Democrats from office, according to a new Politico/George Washington University Battleground ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Is Democrats’ future in hands of women voters?


September 26th, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 26 (ANI): In the American politics, Democrats have long enjoyed a decided advantage among female voters and even now they are reportedly doing far better among women than men, but ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sam Worthington keen to be in ‘Commando’


August 19th, 2010 - 11:51 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 19, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):As the fleshy face of the machines in the latest installment of the Terminator franchise and the latest action hero for director James Cameron in Avatar, Sam ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

FBI arrests 10 people who are accused of being Russian agents


June 29th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jun 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The President of United States last week told the world in Canada that he was bent to "reset" the relationship between America and Russia. That reset ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

‘Joe the Plumber’ Democratically Elected As Local Republican Party Delegate In Ohio


May 8th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 8, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Samuel Wurzelbacher is also recognized as ‘Joe the Plumber’ throughout America. He is a democratically designated official now. He is a member or constituent ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Facebook Voter Registration Could Become A Significant Campaigning Medium In The Near Future


April 12th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 12, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The power of the massively well-liked networking site, Facebook, is disseminating further into politics with the initiation of a Facebook voter registration application in both ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Sarah Palin reveals election secrets in her book ‘Going Rogue’


November 13th, 2009 - 8:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sarah Palin knows well to stay in the public eye. After her flamboyant outfits and style in the elections, due to which she was quite in ... Read more...

Posted in Books |

USINPAC lauds Ted Kennedy’s legacy of building the American dream for every American


August 27th, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug.27 (ANI): The U.S.-India Political Action Committee (USINPAC) expressed deep grief at the death of Senator Edward Kennedy.Dr. Bharat Tewarie, USINPAC leadership committee member from Massachusetts said, "Senator Kennedy ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Statement from Irish Taoiseach Brian Cowen T.D. regarding the death of Sen. Ted Kennedy


August 26th, 2009 - 5:58 pm ICT by BNO News
DUBLIN (BNO NEWS) -- Irish Taoiseach Mr. Brian Cowen T.D., the head of the government, released the following statement on Wednesday regarding the death of Sen. Ted Kennedy. "I am very saddened ... Read more...

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Statement from Australian PM Rudd regarding the death of Sen. Ed Kennedy


August 26th, 2009 - 4:10 pm ICT by BNO News
CANBERRA, Australia (BNO NEWS) -- The Australian government released the following transcript of Prime Minister Kevin Rudd on Wednesday following the death of Senator Edward Kennedy. JOURNALIST: Can we get your reactions ... Read more...

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Clinton adviser says Democrats will dominate for 40 years


May 14th, 2009 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 14 (ANI): The man who masterminded Bill Clinton's first election victory in 1992, James Carville, has predicted that the Democratic Party will dominate American politics for the next four decades ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Arlen Specter changes political affiliations


April 29th, 2009 - 11:31 pm ICT by GD
The noted Republican, Senator Arlen Specter announced one of the most unexpected twists in the history of American politics. Specter has announced that he would chance political affiliations because he was doubtful ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Caroline Kennedy does a Sarah Palin, repeats ”you know” 142 times in interview!


December 30th, 2008 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 30 (ANI): Caroline Kennedys bid to claim Hillary Clinton''s Senate seat suffered a blow when she stumbled and repeated ''you know'' 142 times during an interview.The 51-year-old daughter ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Lieberman says right time for America to reconcile and rebuild under Obama


November 20th, 2008 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov.20 (ANI): Senator Joe Lieberman, and Independent and a close friend of John McCain, the Republican presidential candidate in 2008, has said that the time is right for America to ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Loser of US presidential election would be returning to the Senate


November 1st, 2008 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 1 (ANI): The loser of the looming Barack Obama-John McCain contest is entitled to a consolation prize: An all-expenses-paid, one-way ticket back to the United States Senate.An Obama loss ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Fresh faces among poll workers can boost voters” trust in elections


October 29th, 2008 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 29 (ANI): Voters'' trust in elections can be boosted by recruiting new poll workers, according to a new study. Kent State University''s Ryan L. Claassen came to this conclusion after ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Clooney doubtful about long lasting relationship


October 17th, 2008 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 17 (IANS) George Clooney may be one of the most eligible bachelors in Hollywood and has been linked with many women, but he still believes he is not good at ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Blair says he liked George Bush when he was UK PM


September 20th, 2008 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.20 (ANI): Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair told the Daily Show last night that his decision to send British troops into Iraq and Afghanistan, had a lot to do ... Read more...

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Sarah Palin and Bush doctrine raises brow


September 12th, 2008 - 1:38 pm ICT by David M N James
Sarah Palin insisted passionately that she was ready for the vice presidency but that, she does not subscribe to the George Bush doctrine at all. She passed her first TV interview successfully ... Read more...

Posted in Politics, World |

Fresh faces at polling places help boost voters trust in elections


July 5th, 2008 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington July 5 (ANI): A new study has revealed that recruiting young and fresh faces as staff at polling places can boost voters trust in elections.Political scientists from Brigham Young University ... Read more...

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