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You are the change, Obama tells voters clinging on hope (Lead)


September 7th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 7 (IANS) Four years after his historic win on a slogan of hope and change, President Barack Obama has sought a fresh mandate with a passionate ... Read more...

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US has no answer to Iran issue: Historian Allan Lichtman


May 23rd, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 23 (IANS) Observing that America cannot afford a war against Iran, American historian and author Allan J. Lichtman said the US had no answer to the oil ... Read more...

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JFK hearse up for auction


December 20th, 2011 - 12:56 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The hearse that carried the casket of former American President John F. Kennedy is going for the auction. The vehicle which was owned by O’Neal Funeral ... 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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Motorola launches world’s `thinnest’ smartphone


October 19th, 2011 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) Motorola has launched what it called an "impossibly thin" Droid RAZR phone with a stainless-steel core, a Gorilla Glass screen and a nanotechnology Splash-guard that protects ... Read more...

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Joe Biden to run on 2012 ticket


October 12th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Oct 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) US Vice President Joe Biden is positive that he will be the running mate of President Barack Obama in the 2012 presidential race. The 68-year-old told NBC’s ... Read more...

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Hopping from Germany to galaxy to Kashmir at Puja pandals


September 18th, 2011 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 18 (IANS) Hopping around Durga Puja pandals in Kolkata this year could take you on a tour of Germany, Kashmir and even planets and asteroids! With budgets ... Read more...

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Tibetans welcome Obama, Dalai Lama meeting


July 16th, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, July 16 (IANS) The Tibetan government-in-exile, based in this Himachal Pradesh town, Saturday welcomed the scheduled meeting between their spiritual leader the Dalai Lama and US President Barack ... Read more...

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Pranab security breach: BJP rubbishes ‘chewing gum theory’


June 22nd, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The explanation given by the Intelligence Bureau (IB) that the adhesives found in Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee's office were chewing gums, is a "joke", ... Read more...

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Relatives Iraqi war victims to raise judicial case against former President Bush


June 17th, 2011 - 10:42 am ICT by BNO News
ANBAR, IRAQ (BNO NEWS) -- Relatives of the victims of the U.S. military operations in west Iraq announced on Thursday that they intend to initiate a judicial case against former U.S. President ... Read more...

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Native Americans up in arms over calling Osama ‘Geronimo’


May 4th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 4 (IANS) Native Americans are up in arms against the US military codenaming Osama bin Laden "Geronimo" after an Apache icon who for years fought the Mexican and ... Read more...

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Seize initiative against terrorists, Modi urges PM


May 3rd, 2011 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, May 2 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Monday urged the central government to seize the initiative and unite all democratic forces to lead a frontal fight against ... Read more...

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Pakistanis shocked over Osama death, angry at US


May 2nd, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 2 (IANS) "I don't think it's genuine" said one on Facebook. "Why do I get the sinking feeling that all hell is about to break loose in ... Read more...

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President Obama’s birth certificate continues to be a controversy


April 27th, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 27 (ANI): Reverend Jesse Jackson has said the birther movement is an attack on the legitimacy of the nation's first African-American president, Barack Obama, which raises "ancient racial fears.""Any ... Read more...

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Obama to run for second term in 2012


April 4th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 4 (IANS) US President Barack Obama will run for a second term in 2012, his campaign website announced Monday."This campaign is just kicking off. We're opening up ... Read more...

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Obama seeks pragmatic approach towards Middle East crisis


March 11th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 11 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has called for a pragmatic approach towards dealing with the current unrest in the Middle East.Obama's National Security Adviser, Thomas E. Donilon, deflected ... Read more...

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Obama names Indian American to boost government efficiency


March 11th, 2011 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 11 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has appointed Shantanu Narayen, Indian-American president and CEO of Adobe Systems, to an advisory panel on how to implement best business ... 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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Katie Holmes starrer ‘The Kennedys’ now set to air on ReelzChannel


February 2nd, 2011 - 11:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After being denied access on the History Channel for not being “fit” for the network, the miniseries The Kennedys has found a network to air on.ReelzChannel ... Read more...

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Journalist Says Neil Abercrombie Said Nothing About President’s Birth Certificate


January 27th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Washington, Jan 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) This is yet another point scored for the Birthers and a slash against President Barack Obama. A former elections clerk from Hawaii has officially stated ... Read more...

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Jesse Eisenberg And Nicki Minaj To Come Into Sight On ‘Saturday Night Live’


January 16th, 2011 - 12:56 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
‘Saturday Night Live’ (SNL), a popular variety program in America, has roped in Jesse Eisenberg to host its ultimate episode in January. Eisenberg is the well-liked star of the broadly ... Read more...

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Obama’s ‘embrace’ of India led to leap in economic ties : US


January 15th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 15 (IANS) Describing US President Barack Obama's November trip to India as a full "embrace" of India as a great power and partner, US officials say the ... Read more...

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UK slams Obama’s ‘France is America’s biggest ally’ comments


January 12th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 12 (ANI): British political observers have criticised US President Barack Obama's recent statement that France is America's biggest ally, warning that such a message can undermine American-British ties."We ... Read more...

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Birther, Lt. Col. Terrence Lakin, Sentenced To Six Months In Jail For Disrespecting Military Command


December 17th, 2010 - 11:46 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
December 17, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A doctor of the American Army, Lt. Col. Terrence Lakin, had been found guilty of dishonoring the military command to deploy to Afghanistan on ... Read more...

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Larry King signs off his trademark show


December 17th, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Dec 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Larry King is arguably the most successful interviewer in history. He has interviewed more people than any other interviewer in history.As it is often said, ... Read more...

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Barack Obama Asserts That The TSA’s Pat-Downs Are Invasive But Necessary To Attain Security


November 21st, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
November 21, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The electorally beleaguered American President, Barack Obama, has mentioned at a press convention in Lisbon during the NATO conference that certain segments of the American ... Read more...

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Pak journalist disappointed over Bush’s ‘plagiarism’


November 17th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 17 (ANI): Ahmed Rashid, one of Pakistan's most respected journalists, has said that he is disappointed that parts of his work appear to have been plagiarized by former US President ... Read more...

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Ralph Nader Endeavors To Postpone GM’s IPO


November 12th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
November 12, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Ralph Nader happens to be a rather prominent American advocate of consumer rights. He, along with two additional consumer protection organizations, have executed a ... Read more...

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This Time Matt Lauer Angers Kanye West


November 12th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kanye West appeared on Matt Lauer's 'Today Show' recently and confronted the interviewer about some of his previous controversies. The rapper, however, lost his cool during ... Read more...

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Bipartisan Deficit Panel’s Recommendations Restrict Social Security


November 11th, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
November 11, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): President Barack Obama had engendered a bipartisan deficit commission some time back, the bosses of which initiated an audacious attack on burgeoning federal deficits on ... Read more...

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Obama’s Midterm Approval Rating Remains Low Despite Reports


November 11th, 2010 - 2:31 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Reports were released today showing that American President Barack Obama’s approval rate had climbed 4% after the midterm elections in which his Democratic Party lost control ... Read more...

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Obama hails India’s economic reforms


November 8th, 2010 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) American President Barack Obama Monday hailed India for proving sceptics wrong by surmounting overwhelming odds post-independence and becoming a model to the world.Obama also underlined that ... Read more...

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Text of President Barack Obama’s address to India’s parliament


November 8th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) Text of President Barack Obama's address to the joint session of India's parliament made at its Central Hall Monday:Mr. Vice President, Madame Speaker, Mr. Prime Minister, ... Read more...

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Obamas visit Humayun Tomb in New Delhi


November 7th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.7 (ANI): The United States President, Barack Obama, accompanied by his wife Michelle Obama today visited the world heritage site Humayun Tomb, after attending a reception hosted at the ... Read more...

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Our time with children very special: Michelle


November 7th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 7 (IANS) The time she and her husband Barack Obama spend with young children is "very special", US First Lady Michelle Obama said at Mumbai's St Xavier's College Sunday ... Read more...

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