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US to lease out Gulf of Mexico chunk for oil drilling


January 27th, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 27 (IANS) The US government Thursday announced plans to sell leases for 38 million acres in central Gulf of Mexico for oil exploration to increase domestic energy ... Read more...

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US to explore oil in Gulf of Mexico


January 27th, 2012 - 6:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 27 (IANS) The US government Thursday announced plans to lease sites in the Gulf of Mexico for oil exploration.It is expected to generate one billion barrels of oil ... Read more...

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US spies could be tracking you on Twitter


December 28th, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 28 (IANS) The US department of homeland security reportedly makes fake Twitter and Facebook profiles in a bid to track down people who use "sensitive" words.If anyone ... Read more...

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BP Oil Spill: Dead dolphins washed ashore had oil on them


April 8th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Apr 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The negative effect of the last BP Dolphin oil spill is beginning to show up. There are reports that out of over 400 dolphins that had ... Read more...

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Eco-friendly method of separating oil from tar sands developed


March 20th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 20 (ANI): Penn State researchers have developed an environmentally friendlier method of separating oil from tar sands.This method, which utilizes ionic liquids to separate the heavy viscous oil from sand, ... Read more...

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Scientists find plumes of oily aerosols downwind of the BP oil spill


March 12th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 12 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Miami (UM) have discovered two plumes of oil-based pollutants downwind of the BP Deep Water Horizon oil spill.The research team offers new insight ... Read more...

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Russell Brand not worried about typecasting


March 7th, 2011 - 4:18 am ICT by IANS
London, March 7 (IANS) British comedian Russell Brand says he isn't worried about being typecast as a comedian.Brand plays the title character in 'Arthur', a remake of the Dudley Moore ... Read more...

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17 dead baby dolphins found on Gulf beaches


February 23rd, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Alabama, Feb 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Observers say the number of baby dolphins that are washed ashore dead has gone up 10 times since the BP oil spill.The Institute for Marine Mammal Studies ... Read more...

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BP oil spill’s psychological effects go beyond residents of impacted areas


February 18th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): A new study has found that the psychological effects of the BP oil spill, the largest recorded environmental disaster in human history, extend far beyond people living around ... Read more...

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Baldwin slaps suit on Costner over BP oil spill share scam


December 24th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 24 (ANI): A friend of actor Stephen Baldwin has claimed that Kevin Costner cheated him out of millions in a scheme that stemmed from the devastating BP oil spill ... Read more...

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Oil Spill Boom Being Recycled to Create Chevy Volt


December 22nd, 2010 - 1:13 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Dec 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) General Motors is literally making history with it's innovative methods for using the oil soaked booms which were used during the Gulf Oil Spill crisis, and using them ... Read more...

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Obama’s approval ratings ‘remain steady’ despite several setbacks: Poll


December 17th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 17 (ANI): Despite facing a setback during the mid-term polls, US President Barack Obama's approval and public opinion remains steady, according to a new Wall Street Journal/NBC poll.According ... Read more...

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Recession forces US lesbian resort to welcome men too!


November 29th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 29 (ANI): Key West's only lesbian-exclusive resort Pearl's Rainbow is going 'all welcome' for the first time over this Thanksgiving weekend because of economic hard times.The resort was honored in ... Read more...

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The Winners Of CMA Awards Walked The Red Carpet With Glory


November 11th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It was a star studded event at 44th Country Music Awards 2010 where who's who of the music industry graced the occasion and won the much ... Read more...

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US should identify 26/11 perpetrators: Sushma to Obama (Lead)


November 8th, 2010 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) Terming India and the US "natural allies", senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushma Swaraj Monday told President Barack Obama that the people of India will ... Read more...

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Top 10 New Unique Weird Halloween Costume Ideas For 2010 Compiled By Spencers


October 27th, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 27, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Halloween is almost here! The time for trick or treating and wearing spooky costumes is here once again. The outfits that had served the purpose years ... Read more...

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President Obama hails Adm. Allen as he retires as oil spill commander


October 2nd, 2010 - 1:47 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) – United States President Barack Obama on Friday hailed Admiral Thad Allen for his work as commander of the oil spill response effort as Allen announced his retirement ... Read more...

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Disastrous BP oil well finally killed


September 20th, 2010 - 7:00 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 20 (DPA) The final seal on BP PLC's ruptured oil well in the Gulf of Mexico is finally complete, the US official in charge of the disaster said Sunday. Five ... Read more...

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After postponing Oz trip twice, will Obama make it this time?


September 17th, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Sept 17 (ANI): US ambassador to Australia, Jeffrey Bleich, has confirmed that President Barack Obama would be visiting Canberra soon, after postponing it twice.According to News.com.au, although Bleich did ... Read more...

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Researchers at the Gulf of Mexico say they’ve found layer of oil on seafloor


September 15th, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by BNO News
ATLANTA, GEORGIA (BNO NEWS) – Researchers on Wednesday at the Gulf of Mexico said that they have found a layer of oil as thick as two inches coating the sea floor in ... Read more...

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Large-scale tragedies ‘don’t connect with people emotionally’


September 10th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 10 (ANI): A new study has revealed that large-scale tragedies don't have the same emotional effect on people like smaller tragedies do.The new study conducted by Loran Nordgren of ... Read more...

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BP oil spill cannot be compared with Bhopal disaster


September 8th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) British High Commissioner Richard Stagg Wednesday said the recent oil spill in US waters could not be compared to the scale of the Bhopal gas disaster, even ... Read more...

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President Barack Obama To Visit New Orleans To Mark Hurricane Katrina’s Fifth Anniversary


August 29th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez New Orleans, Aug 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) United States President Barack Obama on Sunday would be visiting the city of New Orleans which was ravaged by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. On ... Read more...

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Did bacteria make a clean sweep of BP oil spill?


August 27th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 27 (IANS) Scientists claim to have solved the mystery of the disappearing oil from the BP spill in the Gulf of Mexico. They believe that billions of oil-eating bugs have ... Read more...

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Brad Pitt raises voice against oil spill


August 24th, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 24 (IANS) Hollywood actor Brad Pitt has raised his voice against the executives responsible for the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, saying they deserve the death penalty. The "Inglourious ... Read more...

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Jay Leno Raises $100,000 For Gulf Coast Recovery


August 23rd, 2010 - 10:05 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The old quote says that laughter is the best medicine, but in the case of the Mississippi Gulf Coast, healing comes in the form of ... Read more...

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Leno Raises $100,000 For The Gulf Coast Community Affected By Oil Spill


August 23rd, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 23, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Jay Leno performed at the Beau Rivage Resort and Casino on Saturday in order to raise money for the Gulf Coast Community ... Read more...

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Oil munching bacteria not breaking down giant underwater oil-plume


August 20th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 20 (ANI): A new study has confirmed the presence of a gigantic underwater oil plume in the Gulf of Mexico.The plume has formed as a result of the BP ... Read more...

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Scottish minister stands by decision to free Lockerbie bomber


August 19th, 2010 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 19 (DPA) Scotland's Justice Minister Kenny MacAskill Thursday defended his controversial decision to free the convicted Lockerbie bomber on health grounds a year ago, saying that predicting how long a ... Read more...

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Rescued sea turtles from oil spill released back into Gulf after rehabilitatation


August 19th, 2010 - 1:17 am ICT by BNO News
Cedar Key, Florida (BNO NEWS) -- Rescued and rehabilitated sea turtles from the effects of the Deepwater Horizon/BP oil spill on Wednesday were released back into the Gulf of Mexico near Cedar ... Read more...

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David Cameron - popular political subject on Twitter


August 18th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron and the first 100 days of his coalition government have emerged as the most popular political topic on Twitter, research has shown. The ... Read more...

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President Barack Obama’s Gulf Vacation May Boost Tourism


August 17th, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Florida, Aug 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The weekend trip of the first family of the USA to Florida and the Gulf region may encourage tourists to visit the region as some ... Read more...

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Obama Family Had A Nice Day With Wildlife At Florida Waters


August 17th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Florida, Aug 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The recent weekend trip the first family took to Florida was in reality just more than a break from work. While President Barack Obama got ... Read more...

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President Barack Obama Promotes Gulf Seafood, Tries To Dispel Fear


August 17th, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Florida, Aug 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It seems that President Barack Obama is bent on proving his point on the safety of the sea food derived from the Florida coast and ... Read more...

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Obama takes plunge to show Gulf Coast is safe


August 15th, 2010 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 15 (IANS) President Barack Obama took the plunge with daughter Sasha for a swim in the Gulf of Mexico to show that the BP oil spill ... Read more...

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