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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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Biden’s daughter slams ‘birther’ Donald Trump over Obama comments


April 9th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.9 (ANI): United States Vice President Joe Bidden's daughter Ashley has slammed billionaire businessman Donald Trump for questioning President Barack Obama on his place of birth.Ashley posted some choice words ... Read more...

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E-mails, not Internet use, encourage belief in political rumors


March 8th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 08 (ANI): A new study suggests that use of the Internet in general does not make people more likely to believe political rumors.However, one form of Internet communication - e-mail ... Read more...

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No one in Arab world is pro-American anymore, says Middle-East expert


February 4th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 4(ANI): The United States' role and influence in the Arab world has vastly diminished in recent years, Middle-East activists and experts have said.Toufan Faisal, a veteran democracy campaigner in Jordan ... Read more...

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Pak fears “US will again desert Islamabad” after getting Bin Laden: WikiLeaks


December 3rd, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 3 (ANI): Pakistan is concerned that the United States will "again desert Islamabad" after it gets al Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden, due to which the Asian nation is ... Read more...

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White House backs Gen. Petraeus’ opposition to Koran burning


September 8th, 2010 - 1:43 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The White House on Tuesday backed U.S. commander in Afghanistan Gen. David Petraeus who considers the Koran burning plan "could endanger troops" and cause problems around the ... Read more...

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White House gatecrashers demand apology


May 19th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 19 (ANI): Michaele and Tareq Salahi, who gate-crashed last year's U.S. State Dinner, have now demanded an apology from the White House.The duo say they've been the target of ... Read more...

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New Obama book reveals his private flares of temper


May 8th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 8 (ANI): A new book on US President Barack Obama has revealed that even though the Commander in Chief portrays a cool image, he does lose his temper ... Read more...

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Obama’s comedy timing trumps Jay Leno


May 3rd, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 3 (ANI): President Barack Obama trumped Jay Leno with his 'impeccable' comic timing at the White House Correspondents' dinner at Hilton in Washington, DC.While the 'Tonight Show' ... Read more...

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White House Releases Obama’s 2009 Income $5.5 Million


April 16th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Barack Obama, and his wife Michelle made 5.5 million dollars income last year, and had around $1.8 to pay in taxes. Their taxable income was 5 ... Read more...

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President Obama nominates new Assistant Secretary for Market Access and Compliance


March 2nd, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) – President Barack Obama nominated Michael Camuñez to the Assistant Secretary for Market Access and Compliance post, the White House announced on Monday.Michael Camuñez is the current Special ... Read more...

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Two members of US Olympic Games Delegation injured in crash


February 15th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Two members of the official US Olympic Games Delegation were injured on Sunday when their van was involved in a minor accident in Vancouver, the White House ... Read more...

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State of the Union Address by the President Obama - Full Text


January 28th, 2010 - 9:11 am ICT by BNO News
Washington, DC, Jan 27 (BNO NEWS) The following is the full text of President Barack Obama's State of the Union Address 2010. (Watch live here) (As prepared for delivery) "Madame ... Read more...

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U.S. Vice President Biden on surprise visit to Baghdad


January 23rd, 2010 - 12:52 am ICT by BNO News
BAGHDAD (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. Vice President Biden arrived in Baghdad on Friday to meet with Iraqi leaders and visit U.S. troops there.Biden's visit to Iraq is not completely unexpected. Last ... Read more...

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U.S. Vice President Biden talks with Dutch Deputy PM Bos


January 20th, 2010 - 5:09 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. Vice President Biden on Tuesday spoke with Dutch Deputy Prime Minister Wouter Bos during a phone call, the White House said.Biden and Bos discussed the American ... Read more...

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Top UN official proposed to replace ‘tainted’ Karzai with a US-friendly figure


December 17th, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Dec. 17 (ANI): A top UN official in Afghanistan had proposed a plan to replace President Hamid Karzai with a more Washington-friendly figure three months ago - when the widespread fraud ... Read more...

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White House gatecrashers 7th on Time’s ‘Top 10 Fleeting Celebrities’


December 15th, 2009 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 15 (IANS) The White House gatecrashers who strolled uninvited into President Barack Obama's state dinner for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh have earned only the 7th spot on Time's 'Top ... Read more...

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US can’t with Afghan war with Soviet-style ‘defend the cities’ strategy: Expert


October 29th, 2009 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, Oct. 29 (ANI): The American approach to "defend the cities" in Afghanistan and let the Taliban control the rural areas appears to be more of a delaying-the-defeat tactic than a ... Read more...

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Complete prepared remarks of President Obama’s speech to Congress


September 10th, 2009 - 11:47 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The following are President Obama's prepared from his major speech to a joint session of Congress on Wednesday. "Madame Speaker, Vice President Biden, Members of Congress, ... Read more...

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Vice President Biden Remembers Edward Kennedy


August 27th, 2009 - 6:11 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey It was quite an emotional moment for Vice President Joseph R. Bidden Jr. while he remembered the late US Senator Edward Kennedy, who died on late Tuesday night after reportedly ... Read more...

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Obama loves eating mangoes, says sixth grader who interviewed him


August 16th, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug.16 (ANI): Damon Weaver, the 11-year-old Floridian who interviewed President Barack Obama on Thursday, said that the most powerful leader in the world loves the simple pleasures of life like ... Read more...

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The 21 things White House staff can’t say to Obama


July 29th, 2009 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 29 (ANI): Telling Barack Obama that "Hillary Clinton called" might land one in trouble, for this is one of the 21 things that the White House staff is barred ... Read more...

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Obama making a habit of not taking Clinton along


July 10th, 2009 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 10 (ANI): By the time President Obama returns from Ghana, the last stop on his latest three-country tour, he will have visited nine countries without Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. ... Read more...

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US refuses to acknowledge Ahmadinejad’s re-election


June 15th, 2009 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 15 (ANI): The Obama administration has refused to acknowledge the re-election of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad."There is an awful lot of questions about how this election was run," Vice ... Read more...

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Actor David Carradine did not commit suicide, says official


June 12th, 2009 - 4:55 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 12 (DPA) An autopsy conducted in the US has determined that actor David Carradine did not commit suicide, forensic pathologist Michael Biden said Thursday. The "Kill Bill" star, 72, ... Read more...

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Joint statement by U.S. Vice President Biden an E.U.’s Javier Solana on Bosnia and Herzegovina


May 21st, 2009 - 12:06 am ICT by admin
Washington, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – U.S. Vice President Biden and European Union High Representative for the Common Foreign and Security Policy, Javier Solana, released the following statement on Wednesday with regards to ... Read more...

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Obama has done nothing for Darfur people, says Mia Farrow


April 28th, 2009 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 28 (ANI): Mia Farrow thinks that U.S. president Barack Obama has not done enough for the people of Darfur.Farrow, who started her three-week hunger strike on Monday to draw ... Read more...

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How Obamas earned 2.73 million dollars in 2008, and what they spent it on


April 16th, 2009 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr 16 (ANI): President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle Obama earned 2.73 million dollars in income in 2008, according to their tax statements.President Obama and the First Lady ... Read more...

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Kerry-Lugar bill for Pak aid postponed indefinitely


April 3rd, 2009 - 3:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr. 3 (ANI): The hearing on the bipartisan Kerry-Lugar bill, which seeks 1.5 billion dollars of annual assistance to Pakistan for five years, has been postponed indefinitely.The US Senate Committee ... Read more...

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9/11 masterminds hiding in Pakistan, Afghanistan: Obama


March 28th, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 28 (ANI): President Barack Obama Pak-Afghan policy, which could be his signature foreign policy effort, said that al Qaeda terrorists are hiding in Pakistan and Afghanistan and he ... Read more...

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Obama credits Stevie Wonders music for earning him Michelles love (Re-issue)


February 27th, 2009 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 26 (ANI): U.S. President Barack Obama credited Stevie Wonders music for earning him the love of First Lady Michelle, when he honoured the legendry singer with the Library of ... Read more...

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Obama honours musical hero Stevie Wonder with Gershwin Prize (Re-issue)


February 27th, 2009 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 26 (ANI): U.S. President Barack Obama honoured his musical hero Stevie Wonder with the Library of Congress Gershwin Award on Wednesday night. The 58-year-old singer received the prize during ... Read more...

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Obama credits Stevie Wonder’s music for earning him Michelle’s love


February 26th, 2009 - 6:18 pm ICT by admin
Washington, February 26 (ANI): U.S. President Barack Obama credited Stevie Wonder's music for earning him the love of First Lady Michelle, when he honoured the legendry singer with the Library of Congress ... Read more...

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Haqqani says US, Pak relations should be based on shared worldview


February 25th, 2009 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb. 25 (ANI): Pakistans Ambassador to the United States, Hussain Haqqani, has said new foreign policies and strategic relations between Pakistan and the US should be based upon a shared ... Read more...

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Biden to send ”daily guidance” email to press


January 24th, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan. 24 (ANI): The new US vice President doesnt believe in keeping his whereabouts private, and his office will be issuing a daily guidance email informing the press about his ... Read more...

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