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U.S. Congresswoman Giffords to resign and focus on recovery


January 23rd, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by BNO News
TUCSON, ARIZONA (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona on Sunday announced she will resign from U.S. Congress to focus on her recovery, more than a year after being shot ... Read more...

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Michelle Bachmann ends her White House bid


January 4th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Jan 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Minnesota lawmaker Michelle Bachmann is going to throw in the towel as far as the race for the White House is concerned. Considered a favorite at the ... Read more...

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Former Minnesota Gov. Pawlenty drops out of presidential race


August 15th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty on Sunday became the first major candidate to withdraw from the presidential race after a disappointing result at the Ames Straw Poll ... Read more...

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US Congresswoman’s husband to retire from NASA


June 23rd, 2011 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 23 (IANS/EFE) Astronaut Mark Kelly announced that he will retire from NASA and the US Navy Oct 1 to devote his attention fully to his wife, Rep. ... Read more...

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Philippines’ lawmakers debating over divorce law


June 2nd, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Manila, June 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Lawmakers in the Philippines are passionately debating a new bill which will introduce divorce in the country. If the bill is passed, couples in the country can ... Read more...

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First US woman vice presidential candidate dead (Lead)


March 27th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 27 (IANS/EFE) Geraldine Ferraro, the first American woman vice presidential candidate, has died. She was 75.Ferraro died at the Massachusetts General Hospital. The cause of death were ... Read more...

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Obama isn’t qualified to lead the country: former UN Ambassador John Bolton


March 27th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 27 (ANI): Former United Nations Ambassador John Bolton has said that US President Barack Obama is not qualified enough to lead the country.Addressing a conference of conservative Republicans in ... Read more...

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Shot US Congresswoman Giffords speaking, but has no memory of being shot


March 12th, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 12 (ANI): Gabrielle Giffords, the US Congresswoman who is recovering from serious injuries after being shot in Tucson, is reportedly speaking in full sentences, but she has no memory of ... Read more...

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Shot US Congresswoman Giffords to attend husband’s shuttle launch on April 19


March 11th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 11 (ANI): Gabrielle Giffords, the US congresswoman who is recovering from serious injuries after being shot in Tucson, would attend next month's launch of her husband's space shuttle Endeavour, her ... Read more...

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‘Hard working’ shot US Congresswoman Giffords tells husband her condition is “better”


February 19th, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 19 (ANI): Gabrielle Giffords, the US Democratic Representative who was shot while meeting with her constituents in Tucson, Arizona, is working hard to "speak more and improve," with reports saying ... Read more...

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Gabrielle Giffords is talking and singing


February 15th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Houston, Feb 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Gabrielle Giffords is making steady recovery from her injuries.The congresswoman was seriously injured when she was shot from close range in the front. The bullet ended up ... Read more...

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Shot US Congresswoman Giffords re-learning to speak, lip-syncs “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star”


February 14th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 14 (ANI): Democratic Party Representative Gabrielle Giffords, who was shot in the head at close range at a constituent event in Tucson last month, appears to be staring her life ... Read more...

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Shot US congresswoman Giffords’ husband Kelly to lead last Endeavour shuttle mission


February 5th, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 5 (ANI): NASA has claimed that the husband of Gabrielle Giffords, the Democrat Representative who was injured in an Arizona gun attack, is scheduled to lead one of the final ... Read more...

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Chelsea Clinton’s husband leaves job & wife for ski slopes


February 1st, 2011 - 1:10 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Marc Mezvinsky left his banking job and headed to the mountains for some time off. Mezvinsky is the son-in-law of Bill and Hillary Clinton.He is said ... Read more...

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Arizona shooter studied assassins on internet before attack


January 27th, 2011 - 9:30 am ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 27 (IANS) The 22-year-old man, accused of shooting US Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffordsm, studied about several assassins and legal consequences on internet before opening fire at a supermarket in Arizona, ... Read more...

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Gabrielle Giffords in Good Condition Transfers to Rehab Center


January 27th, 2011 - 1:14 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Jan 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a miraculous story of strength, Congresswoman Gabrielle Gifford has been listed in good condition and moved to a rehabilitation center just three short weeks after being shot ... Read more...

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Shot Congresswoman Giffords may be released from ICU next week


January 26th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): Gabrielle Giffords, the Democrat Representative who was in critical condition after being shot in Arizona, may be released from intensive care and transferred to a brain rehabilitation hospital ... Read more...

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Detroit police shooting case raises a lot of questions about security


January 24th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Detroit, Jan 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A gunman walked into the Detroit police precinct on Sunday and opened fire on the officers.Four officers were shot by the gunman before he was killed by ... Read more...

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9-year-old Arizonian Boy Accumulates $2.85 For Gabrielle Giffords’ Healing By Selling His Toys


January 21st, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
January 21, 2011 (Pen Men at Work): Nine-year-old Isaac Saldana, who is a resident of Tucson in America’s Arizona, was so saddened when he came to know about the recent gunfire in ... Read more...

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Fox News cancels interview with Joan Rivers after Sarah Palin jibe


January 21st, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 21 (ANI): Comedian Joan Rivers' interview with Fox News has been cancelled after she described former Alaska governor Sarah Palin as "stupid and a threat" and blamed her for ... Read more...

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Rep. Gabrielle Giffords to be released from hospital on Friday


January 20th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Doctors at the University Medical Center where Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is recovering have indicated that the congresswoman could be out of the facility by Friday.The doctors ... Read more...

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Loughner indicted in Arizona shooting of US congresswoman Giffords


January 20th, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Tucson (Arizona, US), Jan 20(ANI): A federal grand jury has indicted Jared Lee Loughner for attempting to assassinate US Democratic Representative Gabrielle Giffords.Giffords, and 18 others were shot on January 8 when ... Read more...

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Shot Congresswoman Giffords’ condition upgraded from ‘critical to serious’, says husband


January 17th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 17 (ANI): The husband of shot Democratic Representative Gabrielle Giffords has claimed that she has been upgraded to serious from critical.Mark Kelly spoke publicly for the first time on ... Read more...

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Shot congresswoman Giffords taken off ventilator in Arizona


January 16th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Tucson (Arizona, US), Jan 16 (ANI): US Democratic Representative Gabrielle Giffords, who was in critical condition after being shot in Tucson, has reportedly been taken off a ventilator.Giffords, an Arizona Democrat, and ... Read more...

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Rep. Gabrielle Giffords Is Recovering, Communicating With Family


January 14th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was shot in the head at close range on Saturday in the gathering that took place in Tucson. The Congresswoman is said to ... Read more...

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President Barack Obama Pays Tribute To Victims Of Tucson Shooting


January 13th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Tucson, Jan 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A grief-stricken community as well as an entire nation which is still finding it hard to come to terms with the tragedy of the Arizona ... Read more...

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President Barack Obama Pays Visit To Tucson Shooting Victims


January 13th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Tucson, Arizona, Jan 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The President of United States, Barack Obama urged the whole nation on Wednesday to honor the Tucson shooting victims, who lost their lives and ... Read more...

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Arizona Shooting Victim Gabrielle Giffords Responding To Commands, Doctors Say


January 10th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Tucson, Jan 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Saturday, a shooting rampage at a meeting in supermarket in Arizona claimed the lives of 6 people and nearly 17 were injured. U. S. ... Read more...

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Congresswoman’s attacker to appear in court today, charged on five federal counts


January 10th, 2011 - 11:54 am ICT by ANI
Tucson (Arizona, US), Jan.10 (ANI): Twenty-two-year-old college drop-out Jared L. Loughner was charged with five federal counts on Sunday, including the attempted assassination of a member of Congress, for his role in ... Read more...

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U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords Shot In Arizona


January 9th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Tucson, Jan 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords was gunned down along with at-least 17 other people at a busy supermarket at Arizona. The eyewitnesses reported that the U. ... Read more...

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US Police looking for second Arizona shooting suspect


January 9th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 9 (ANI): A second suspect is being sought in connection with the deadly shooting in Tucson in the United States, that killed six people and wounded a dozen others, ... Read more...

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Tea Party star Bachmann to compete with Palin for White House dreams


January 7th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 7(ANI): Tea Party star Michele Bachmann, U.S. Representative for Minnesota, is reportedly scheduled to be the keynote speaker at a political fundraiser in Iowa on January 21, which is ... Read more...

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Indian American Reshma Saujani loses New York primary


September 15th, 2010 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar New York, Sep 15 (IANS) A former fundraiser for Hillary Clinton, Indian American Reshma Saujani, failed in her bid to challenge veteran Democrat Carolyn Maloney in a New York ... Read more...

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US Celebrates National Dance Day


August 1st, 2010 - 9:36 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Aug 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Americans grooved to music and celebrated their first National Dance Day yesterday. The event is the brainchild of executive producer and judge of "So You Think ... Read more...

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Clinton near weight-loss goal for daughter’s upcoming wedding


May 28th, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 28 (ANI): Former US President Bill Clinton is trying to lose weight for his daughter Chelsea's wedding.The leader's daughter has apparently demanded him to shed at least 15 pounds ... Read more...

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