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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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China-bashing increases during US polls, rues daily


September 21st, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 21 (IANS) China-bashing becomes intense during US elections and American politicians compete for the toughest stance against the country, rued a Chinese daily Friday. "The things these politicians ... Read more...

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Obama gains advantage in three swing states


September 21st, 2012 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) A slew of new opinion polls shows President Barack Obama gaining advantage over Mitt Romney as his Republican challenger scrambles to put his campaign back on ... Read more...

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What does Obama find common with Jay-Z?


September 21st, 2012 - 2:56 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 21 (IANS) US President Barack Obama says he has a "bond" with rapper Jay-Z, and there is something they share in common.Obama partied at the 40/40 Club ... Read more...

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Streamlined visa process draws more tourists to US


September 20th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) Mexico, China and Brazil, along with other countries, are contributing more to the US tourism industry thanks to a streamlined visa process and reduced wait time, ... Read more...

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Obama meets Aung San Suu Kyi


September 20th, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) President Barack Obama Wednesday met Myanmar's opposition leader and parliamentarian Aung San Suu Kyi at the White House.Obama expressed his admiration for "her courage, determination and ... Read more...

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US government taking steps to attract foreign visitors


September 20th, 2012 - 8:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) The US government is taking steps to attract more foreign visitors, and is building partnerships with Disney, American Express and other tourism industry stakeholders in this ... Read more...

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Romney blooper has Republicans backtracking


September 19th, 2012 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 19 (IANS) As Democrats pounced on a Mitt Romney blooper suggesting that nearly half the Americans were "moochers" or dependants, Republicans went into damage control mode, but their ... Read more...

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Obama leads Romney nationally: Poll


September 19th, 2012 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 19 (IANS) Amid a political row caused by Mitt Romney's controversial remarks that 47 percent of Americans looked themselves as victims, a new poll showed President Barack Obama ... Read more...

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Obama plays China card against Romney


September 18th, 2012 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) With just 50 days to go for what is expected to be a close presidential race, President Barack Obama played the China card against his Republican ... Read more...

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Obama foresees more protests in Middle East


September 14th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Golden (Colorado), Sep 14 (IANS/EFE) President Barack Obama said Thursday in an interview with EFE that he expects more anti-US protests in the Middle East in the coming days, ... Read more...

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Yemeni president apologises to US over embassy attack


September 14th, 2012 - 7:19 am ICT by IANS
Sanaa, Sep 14 (IANS) Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi apologised to US President Barack Obama Thursday over the US embassy attack in the capital city while the toll in ... Read more...

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70 injured in clashes in front of US embassy in Egypt (Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Sep 13 (IANS) At least 70 people were injured Thursday in clashes in front of the US embassy in the Egyptian capital, the health ministry said.Among the injured ... Read more...

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US deploys drones, destroyers to hunt for envoy’s killers


September 13th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 13 (IANS) The US is deploying warships and surveillance drones in its hunt for those who killed four US diplomatic staffers in Libya, CNN reported Thursday.US ambassador ... Read more...

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US sends warships to Libya


September 13th, 2012 - 8:19 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 13 (IANS) The US Navy has sent two destroyers to Libyan waters after an American ambassador was killed in that country, a media report said Wednesday.The ships ... Read more...

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India condemns attack on US consulate in Libya


September 13th, 2012 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) India Wednesday strongly condemned the attack on the US consulate in Libya that killed Washington's envoy and other US officials."We are deeply shocked at ... Read more...

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US envoy to Libya killed in Benghazi (Fourth Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) US ambassador to Libya J. Christopher Stevens and three of his staff were killed as an armed mob apparently incensed over a US-made film critical ... Read more...

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US envoy to Libya killed in Benghazi consulate attack (Third Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) US ambassador to Libya J. Christopher Stevens and three other American diplomats were killed Tuesday in a rocket attack on the American consulate in Benghazi, ... Read more...

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Obama condemns US envoy’s killing in Libya


September 12th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Wednesday condemned the killing of the American ambassador to Libya, and said he was a "courageous and exemplary representative" of the ... Read more...

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US Congressman campaigns to invite Narendra Modi


September 12th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, Sep 12 (IANS) A US Congressman who has mounted a campaign to revoke the ban on an American visa for Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi says in the ... Read more...

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Obama campaign hits back at Indian-American’s ‘2016′ film


September 12th, 2012 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) The Obama campaign has hit back at an anti-Obama film by an Indian-American conservative author that has rocked the box office since last month's Republican ... Read more...

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Politicians take backseat as US remembers 9/11 victims (Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 11 (IANS) Eleven years after terrorist attacks destroyed New York World Trade Centre's twin towers, thousands gathered Tuesday at ground sero and elsewhere to remember nearly 3,000 ... Read more...

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US marks 9/11 sans politicians at ground zero


September 11th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 11 (IANS) Eleven years after terrorist attacks destroyed New York World Trade Center's twin towers, thousands gathered Tuesday at ground zero and elsewhere to mark the traumatic ... Read more...

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9/11 anniversary: US ramps up security


September 11th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 11 (IANS) The US ramped up security measures ahead of the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks Tuesday, said the White House Monday.According to a White ... Read more...

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Indians look at US favourably; want Obama to win: Pew survey


September 11th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 11 (IANS) While a majority of Indians is favourably disposed toward the United States, only a third of urban Indians approve of China and just 13 percent ... Read more...

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Obama gains six point advantage over Romney: poll


September 11th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 11 (IANS) With a new poll showing President Barack Obama getting a six point advantage over Mitt Romney after last week's Democratic National Convention, the Republican challenger ... Read more...

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Policeman in Obama motorcade dies in accident


September 10th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 10 (IANS) A police motorcyclist in US President Barack Obama's motorcade died in Florida after a serious highway accident, CNN reported Monday.Police and White House officials said ... Read more...

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Obama has 5 point lead over Romney: Poll


September 10th, 2012 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 10 (IANS) President Barack Obama has opened up a five point lead, his largest margin since early July, over his Republican challenger Mitt Romney, in Gallup's daily ... Read more...

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Madonna flaunted Obama tattoo


September 9th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 9 (IANS) Pop diva Madonna showed the new tattoo of US President Barack Obama on her back during her MDNA Tour at the Yankee Stadium here.Clad ... Read more...

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Rio to host Laureus World Sports Awards


September 9th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 9 (IANS) Rio has been named as the host city of the Laureus World Sports Awards for 2013 and 2014, the Laureus Academy announced.The globally ... Read more...

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U.S. jobless rate drops to 8.1% as people give up searching for work


September 8th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- With employers in the United States adding just 96,000 jobs last month, the national unemployment rate dropped to 8.1 percent as nearly four times as many people ... Read more...

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For the Congress, silence is not golden (Comment)


September 8th, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Any one in India who heard the live telecast of Barack Obama's speech at the national convention of the Democrats in the US on Friday would have noted how his ... Read more...

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Dr. Obama’s Republican prescription


September 7th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 7 (IANS) "Have a surplus? Try a tax cut." "Deficit too high? Try another." "Feel a cold coming on? Take two tax cuts, roll back some regulations ... Read more...

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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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With hope tested, Obama seeks more time for change


September 7th, 2012 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 7 (IANS) Bill Clinton was a tough act to follow. But President Barack Obama made a compelling case for his re-election with a forceful speech framing the ... Read more...

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