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Moore, Weinsteins settle ‘Fahrenheit’ suit


February 17th, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 17 (IANS) Michael Moore and Harvey and Bob Weinstein have settled their lawsuit over earnings for the 2004 documentary "Fahrenheit 9/11", but the terms of the agreement ... Read more...

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Obama presents budget plan


February 14th, 2012 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 14 (IANS/EFE) President Barack Obama presented Monday his budget plan for 2013, which calls for nearly $4 trillion in spending and aims to reduce the deficit from ... Read more...

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Latinos still back Obama over Republicans


December 29th, 2011 - 5:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 29 (IANS) US Latinos continue to support President Barack Obama though they are unhappy with the administration's harsh deportation policy, a survey says.Fifty-nine percent of Latinos disapprove ... Read more...

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Condoleezza Rice thought George Bush was poisoned


November 1st, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Nov 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has spoken about a scary moment at the White House shortly after the 9/11 attacks in the United States that ... Read more...

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Richest 1 percent in US saw incomes triple


October 28th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 28 (IANS/EFE) After-tax incomes for the richest 1 percent of the US population soared by 275 percent on average between 1979 and 2007, while the poorest fifth ... Read more...

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Dick Cheney used to keep his resignation letter in a secret place


August 25th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Aug 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former US Vice President Dick Cheney has revealed that he had his resignation letter signed and placed in a secure location inside his office safe. He revealed ... Read more...

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US deficit hits $1.1 trillion


August 11th, 2011 - 10:08 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 11 (IANS) The US budget deficit has hit a staggering $1.1 trillion putting the federal government on track to finish the 2011 fiscal year with the second-largest gap ... Read more...

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Rumsfeld: Death of Bin Laden a victory in the fight against Islamist terrorism


May 4th, 2011 - 4:22 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Former U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld has hailed the U.S. operation that killed al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden on Sunday as an 'important victory in the fight ... Read more...

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.xxx adult web addresses now online


April 19th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 19 (IANS) Pornography-only suffix - .xxx - is now part of the Domain Name System (DNS) and the first addresses like porn.xxx, sex.xxx and xxx.xxx are being ... Read more...

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Pornography websites with ‘.xxx’ addresses open for business


April 19th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 19 (ANI): After ICANN approved the .xxx domain name for pornographic websites, the new pornography-only suffix has been added to the Domain Name System, better known for .com, .gov, .net ... Read more...

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Donald Rumsfeld says forces in Libya were “confused”


March 24th, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tripoli, Mar 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former US Defense Secretary under the George W. Bush administration, Donald Rumsfeld has lashed out at the military strategy of the American forces in Libya.Rumsfeld said the ... Read more...

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Obama administration disappointed with ICANN’s approval of .xxx domain


March 19th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 19 (ANI): President Barack Obama's administration has expressed its disappointment over the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) giving its approval for an .xxx sex domain.ICANN, the ... Read more...

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US Govt.mum as porn industry nears approval for web site


March 18th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
San Francisco (US), Mar. 18 (ANI): The American porn industry is about to get .xxx as its own .com - and after years of protests by the Bush administration, the Obama administration ... Read more...

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Obama reverses order halting military trails of Guantanamo detainees


March 8th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 8(ANI): US President Barack Obama has reversed his two-year-old order halting new military charges against detainees at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.The new order permits military trials to resume with revamped ... Read more...

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Anyone advising to have wars like Iraq, Afghanistan should have head examined: Gates


February 26th, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
West Point (New York), Feb.26 (ANI): United States Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates has bluntly told West Point cadets that any senior official advising the president to deploy huge land armies in ... Read more...

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Obama did nothing to deserve 2009 Nobel Peace Prize: Rumsfeld


February 21st, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 20 (ANI): Former US Defence Secretary, Donald Rumsfeld, has criticised President Barack Obama's foreign policy saying that he should stop apologising for America, and added that he had received ... Read more...

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Dick Cheney heckled at CPAC


February 11th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Feb 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former Vice President of the United States, Dick Cheney, was heckled by some of the audience during his speech at this year’s Conservative Political Action Conference.Cheney ... Read more...

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EPA to limit rocket fuel chemical in tap water


February 3rd, 2011 - 2:24 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Feb 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Environmental Protection Agency in the United States has proposed a cap on the amount of Perchlorate that should be allowed in drinking water.The agency ... Read more...

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Spark for Arab revolutions started during Bush era: Experts


January 28th, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.28 (ANI): The spark for the current wave of revolutions in the Middle East may have started during the Bush administration when Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice gave a seminal speech ... Read more...

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US to ditch terror colour warning system


January 27th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.27 (ANI): The United States Government has announced that it will no longer describe its terror-related warnings in shades of green, blue, yellow, orange and red.The U.S. color-coded terror warning system ... Read more...

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China, US agree to reduce “miscalculation” risk between two armed forces


January 11th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Jan 11 (ANI): China and the United States have reportedly agreed to jointly reduce the risk of "miscalculation" between the two powerful armed forces.China had suspended military contacts twice following ... Read more...

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The Celebrity Apprentice to star David Cassidy & Star Jones?


January 11th, 2011 - 2:39 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) NBC has a policy not to disclose the names of the contestants of its hit show, “The Celebrity Apprentice”.The show which is run by entrepreneur, Donald ... Read more...

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‘Fair Game’ - a brilliant political thriller (IANS Movie Review)


January 7th, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Film: "Fair Game"; Cast: Naomi Watts, Sean Penn; Director: Doug Liman; Rating: **** 1/2What do you do when you know an indisputable truth, but everyone around believes ... Read more...

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John Wheeler’s Death Mystery Deepens Despite New Clues


January 5th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The mystery surrounding the unexpected death of former Pentagon official and aide of former US president George W Bush, John P Wheeler III is deepening with ... Read more...

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Issa calls Obama administration ‘one of most corrupt’


January 3rd, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 3 (ANI): U.S. Representative Darrell Issa, the incoming chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, has branded President Barack Obama's administration as "one of the most corrupt ... Read more...

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Obama’s policies on terror ‘as tough if not tougher’ than Bush: Bush officials


December 27th, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 27 (ANI): Two top officials from George W Bush's administration have said that the US President Barack Obama's administration is as tough as Bush, if not tougher, on its ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks: US intervened in `Fahrenheit 9/11′ screening


December 23rd, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 23 (IANS) US officials panicked on hearing a rumour that a New Zealand cabinet minister was hosting the screening of documentary maker Michael Moore's film "Fahrenheit 9/11" and they termed ... Read more...

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Ex-colleague says Palin should be allowed to reveal her multiple flaws


December 20th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec.20 (ANI): A former colleague of Sarah Palin, Nicolle Wallace, has become the latest senior Republican to state that she has multiple flaws. Wallace, who worked closely with Mrs Palin ... Read more...

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Wikileaks’ Assange backed by 3 influential Americans against espionage charges


December 14th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 14 (ANI): Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, who might face trial on espionage charges in the US, has gained support of at least three influential people, who believe that the blame ... Read more...

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‘Bush didn’t oppose AQ Khan’s release to keep Pak interested in war on terror’


December 2nd, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 2 (ANI): While the Bush administration remained silent amid rumours that Pakistan was about to release disgraced nuclear scientist Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan from house arrest, a top US official ... Read more...

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US opposed A.Q. Khan release in private


December 1st, 2010 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 1 (IANS) The Bush administration stayed silent when rumours floated in early 2008 that Pakistan was about to release from house arrest disgraced scientist Abdul Qadeer Khan, father ... Read more...

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Bush’s faith in history’s judgement beginning to come around, says Cheney


November 17th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 17 (ANI): Former President George W. Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney shared a stage together Tuesday for the first time since the two left office in 2008, with ... Read more...

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Ex-German chancellor says Bush ‘not telling truth’ about Iraq invasion in memoirs


November 11th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.11 (ANI): Former German chancellor Gerhard Schroeder has accused former US president George W Bush of "not telling the truth" in his memoirs over claims that he broke his word over ... Read more...

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‘India should not expect UNSC permanent membership soon’


November 9th, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 9 (ANI): US President Barack Obama might have endorsed India for a permanent seat on the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), but as Japan has experienced, the booming ... Read more...

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‘Waterboarding’ of terror suspects warded off attacks on Britain, claims Bush


November 9th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 9 (ANI): Former US President George W Bush has claimed that the "waterboarding" of terror suspects by the CIA saved British lives by stopping Islamist attacks on Heathrow and Canary ... Read more...

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