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Backing for India’s UNSC seat ’speaks volumes of how US thinks about India’: Experts


November 9th, 2010 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 9(ANI): United States President Barack Obama's backing for India's bid for a permanent seat on the United Nations Security Council has been termed as 'significant' for the relation ... Read more...

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Valerie Plame’s Story Exposed In “Fair Game”


November 6th, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Naomi Watts starrer 'Fair Game' released this Friday in theaters across America and people all over the world have been scrambling the web to get details ... Read more...

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Remember Remember the 5th of November: Guy Fawkes Day


November 5th, 2010 - 11:17 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The famous rhyme states, "Remember Remember the 5th of November/Gunpowder treason and plot. We see no reason/Why Gunpowder treason/Should ever be forgot." It is speaking of November, 5 ... Read more...

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Dan Coats Raises Republican Hopes


November 3rd, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Republican candidate Dan Coats secured a crucial victory for the Republicans with a strong win over Democrat Brad Ellsworth. The result indicated on Tuesday that Dan ... Read more...

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US President Barack Obama is a guest on the ‘Daily show’


October 28th, 2010 - 10:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) President Barack Obama was a guest on Jon Stewart’s show, the Daily Show.The president was warmly welcomed on the show and he seemed to realize ... Read more...

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Hillary Clinton excited about Obama trip to India


October 15th, 2010 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 15 (IANS) For globetrotter Hillary Clinton, her fondest trip was the one she took as first lady, taking her daughter Chelsea to the Taj Mahal as husband, then ... Read more...

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Rice admits Bush administration made mistakes after 9/11


October 14th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 14 (ANI): Secretary of State during George W Bush's presidency, Condoleezza Rice, has admitted that the Bush administration made mistakes after the September 11 attacks."We made our mistakes undoubtedly," ... Read more...

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US very bullish on India: Hillary Clinton


October 7th, 2010 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 7 (IANS) As India assumes a more global leadership role, the United States is "very bullish" on India, says Secretary of State Hillary Clinton describing President Barack ... Read more...

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US deports nearly 400,000 immigrants


October 7th, 2010 - 9:03 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 7 (IANS/EFE) The US government has deported a record number of undocumented immigrants - around 400,000 - this year, officials said.Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and assistant secretary for Immigration ... Read more...

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Obama appoints consumer protection advocate


September 18th, 2010 - 1:21 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 17 (DPA) US President Barack Obama Friday named a Wall Street critic to oversee the creation of a new consumer protection agency. Obama appointed Elizabeth Warren, 61, to serve as ... Read more...

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Mushrraf accepted seven US demands in 24 hours after 9/11 terror attacks


September 17th, 2010 - 11:27 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sept 17 (ANI): As the US prepared to invade Afghanistan after the 9/11 terror attacks in 2001, the then Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf tried to convince the Bush administration to ... Read more...

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Both Republicans, Democrats are evenly placed for mid-term polls


September 16th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept.16 (ANI): The latest New York Times/CBS News poll has found that while voters rate the performance of Democrats negatively, they view Republicans as even worse, providing a potential opening ... Read more...

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Musharraf made desperate attempts to save Taliban, bin laden from US wrath after 9/11: Report


September 13th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept.13 (ANI): Following the 9/11 terror strikes, when the US had made up its mind to bombard Afghanistan, Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) and then President Pervez Musharraf made full ... Read more...

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Ken Melhman creates a stir with his confession of being a gay


August 27th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Aug 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Some believe that politics is not necessarily about doing what is right. They say it is about doing what is popular and that might be the ... Read more...

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Osama’s Sudanese cook sentenced to 14 years in prison


August 12th, 2010 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 12 (ANI): Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden's cook has been sentenced to 14 years in prison, making it the first Guantanamo secret conviction under President Barack Obama.Ibrahim ... Read more...

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US military judge seals sentence of bin Laden’s former cook


August 10th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 10 (ANI): Judge Nancy J. Paul, a US Air Force lieutenant colonel, has ordered the sealing of a plea agreement capping the maximum sentence of Osama bin Laden's former ... Read more...

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‘Rise of India makes South Asia matter more to US’ (Lead)


August 10th, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 10 (IANS) The rise of India and the difficulties of Pakistan has made South Asia matter more in the reckoning of the United States even as "Europe ... Read more...

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US greenlight to world’s first stem cell treatment on humans


August 2nd, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) The world's first experiments using embryonic stem cells to treat humans have been given the go-ahead in the US. California-based biotech firm Geron will begin clinical trials ... Read more...

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Pressure China to reverse n-deal with Pakistan: US expert


July 20th, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 20 (IANS) A former US official intimately involved in negotiations for the India-US civil nuclear agreement has urged Washington to pressurise China to reverse the planned sale ... Read more...

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US government not for new stimulus for economy


July 12th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 12 (IANS) With the US budget deficit for the fiscal year ending September already topping $1 trillion, the Obama administration sees little room for stimulus to boost ... Read more...

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DPRK says US, S. Korea PSI sea exercise pushing peninsula to brink of “nuclear war’


July 5th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 5 (ANI): Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) has issued a commentary accusing South Korea of joining the Proliferation Security Initiative (PSI) interception exercise on the sea.According to English.news.cn, the ... Read more...

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2002 War Detainees Became Medical Experiments During Interrogations, Say Doctors


June 8th, 2010 - 1:47 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
The watchdog group known as 'Physicians for Human Rights' has released a report on Monday which alleges that the Bush Administration conducted experiments on terrorism subjects during their interrogations which began in ... Read more...

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US may keep its hands off China-Pakistan n-deal (Lead)


May 25th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, May 25 (IANS) Two noted American experts want Washington to block the China-Pakistan nuclear deal even as the US indicated it will not come in the way if it ... Read more...

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Sarah Palin accuses Barack Obama of being too close to the ‘Big Oil Rig’


May 24th, 2010 - 11:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, May 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The ‘Going Rogue’ author Sarah Palin has condemned Barack Obama’s lack of response to the BP oil spill disaster. And she also said that it was ... Read more...

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Obama admits oil spill is an environmental disaster, vows to fight it “relentlessly”


May 3rd, 2010 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has acknowledged that the oil slick in Louisiana was an environmental disaster waiting to happen.The oil spill occurred off the coast of ... Read more...

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China, US to hold second round of strategic talks in May


April 28th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Apr.28 (ANI): US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will lead the US side at the second round of Strategic and Economic Dialogue (SAED) with China, which ... Read more...

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66 percent US voters want Obama to start taking responsibility


April 23rd, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 23 (ANI): Most American voters think it is time for the Obama Administration to start taking responsibility for the way things are going in the country.A Fox News poll ... Read more...

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General Motors repays government loan


April 22nd, 2010 - 5:21 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 22 (DPA) General Motors has repaid $4.7 billion in government loans issued last year, clearing its remaining debt under the Treasury Department's rescue plan to contain the fallout from ... Read more...

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U.S. makes new nuke concessions to India


April 21st, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.21 (ANI): India will receive new concessions as part of its bilateral civilian nuclear agreement with the United States.In a move that has angered arms control advocates, Washington agreed to Indian ... Read more...

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Warrantless wiretapping illegal, rules US court


April 1st, 2010 - 10:26 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 1 (IANS) Ruling that a Bush administration programme continued by President Barack Obama of domestic surveillance without a warrant is illegal, a federal judge has held the government liable ... Read more...

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The White House, Led By Barack Obama, Organizes A Seder To Pacify The Israeli Nerves


March 30th, 2010 - 9:36 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
March 30, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The American President Barack Obama observed the commencement of Passover with a private Seder in the decision-making manor. Barack Obama and the first lady, Michelle ... Read more...

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Karl Rove Skeptical Of Tea Party


March 11th, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Washington, Mar 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Karl Rove gave his opinion on the Tea Party movement in an interview given to a major media outlet recently and he said that he ... Read more...

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Karl Rove says that he did no dirty tricks while campaigning


March 9th, 2010 - 9:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Karl Rove who was the senior advisor to President George W. Bush said in an interview to Matt Lauer, that he didn’t employ any dirty ... Read more...

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Nearly five in 10 Americans disapprove Obama’s handling of Detroit bomber


March 9th, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 9 (ANI): Nearly five in 10 Americans have disapproved the Obama administration's handling of the arrest of Detroit bomber Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, following two months of continuous criticism by Republicans, ... Read more...

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Iraq invasion would not have happened if Bush was not misled on WMD: Aide


March 5th, 2010 - 3:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar. 5 (ANI): Former President George W Bush's top political adviser, Karl Rove, has claimed that Bush would not have ordered the invasion of Iraq had he known that intelligence on ... Read more...

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