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Jesse Jackson Jr. asked to explain his mystery illness


July 12th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Illinois, July 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Colleagues and friends of the Illinois representative Jesse Jackson Jr. have asked him to explain the mystery illness due to which he has been absent from the ... Read more...

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Mariah Carey pens song for Obama


June 17th, 2012 - 4:01 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 17 (IANS) Singer Mariah Carey has penned a new inspirational song in honour of US President Barack Obama in the run up of his re-election campaign.The ... Read more...

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US sees ‘great opportunity’ in boosting India ties


December 3rd, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 3 (IANS) Acknowledging the broad bipartisan support enjoyed by India-US relations on Capitol Hill, key US lawmakers and officials alike have vowed to seize the "moment of great opportunity."Expression ... Read more...

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Mitt Romney is the latest victim of ‘Bad lip reading’


October 19th, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Oct 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney is the latest victim of the group Bad Lip Reading. The group is behind several YouTube videos that twists sentences of famous ... Read more...

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West Virginia governor Earl Ray Tomblin talks about his future plans


October 5th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Charleston, W.Va., Oct 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Democrat Earl Ray Tomblin won the West Virginia governorship race by using a strategy that might turn out to be the obvious in 2012. Tomblin distanced ... Read more...

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FAA shutdown to continue as Congress leaves


August 4th, 2011 - 1:47 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Aug 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Federal Aviation Authority in the United States has been left in the dark because US lawmakers failed to approve temporary extension of funding. For more ... Read more...

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Boehner & Reid working on debt plans


July 26th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, July 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There have been rival plans from Democrat and Republican lawmakers regarding how the US debt crisis should be handled. House Speaker John Boehner and Senate Majority Leader ... Read more...

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US President gives a 36-hr ‘debt deficit’ deadline to the US Congress


July 18th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, July 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) US President Barack Obama issued a 36-hour deadline to the US Congress to come up with a deal that will prevent the country from defaulting on its ... Read more...

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Kathy Hochul wins NY special election for House seat


May 26th, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Analysts were surprised when Democrat Kathy Hochul won the special election in upstate New York on Tuesday. When the race started, the frontrunner was the Republican ... Read more...

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Sexual assault an unseen foe for US troops


May 1st, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 1 (ANI): Sexual assault poses 'intolerable' threat to US military troops, amid poor record of reporting and prosecution, a broad survey finds.According to the Christian Science Monitor (CSM), the ... Read more...

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Poll: More than 6 in 10 would not vote for Trump, Palin


April 27th, 2011 - 1:48 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- More than 6 in 10 registered voters in the United States say they will definitely not vote for Donald Trump or Sarah Palin if they decide to ... Read more...

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Legislative prank becomes Internet sensation


April 13th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Oregon, April 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Portland Democrat Rep. Jefferson Smith brought some fun in to the politics in Oregon when he led about a dozen of his colleagues choreographed the lyrics ... Read more...

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Olympic medallist Carl Lewis in race for New Jersey Senate


April 13th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 13 (ANI): Former Olympic champion Carl Lewis has announced his plans to enter the American political arena and run for the New Jersey state senate.The athletics legend said he wants ... Read more...

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Olympic medallist Carl Lewis to run for New Jersey senate


April 12th, 2011 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 12 (IANS/EFE) Athlete Carl Lewis, winner of nine Olympic gold medals, has announced that he plans to seek a state senate seat from New Jersey, where he ... Read more...

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‘Muslims are taught to hate America’: Arab-American activist tells US Senate


April 10th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 10 (ANI): A hearing on homeland security heated up at the State Senate committee meeting in New York after an Arab-American activist testified that she was taught as a youngster ... Read more...

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Obama to run for second term in 2012


April 4th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 4 (IANS) US President Barack Obama will run for a second term in 2012, his campaign website announced Monday."This campaign is just kicking off. We're opening up ... Read more...

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Clinton not to be Secretary of State under re-elected Obama


March 17th, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.17 (ANI): Hilary Clinton has said she would not keep her job as US Secretary of State if President Barack Obama is re-elected in 2012.Clinton, who is currently in Cairo, ... Read more...

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Proud Chelsea Clinton honours mom Hillary for being ‘an inspiration’


March 13th, 2011 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 13 (ANI): Chelsea Clinton showed just how much she admires her mother as she honoured Hillary Clinton with the inaugural Inspiration Award at the annual Diller-von Furstenberg Awards in ... Read more...

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Ex-Democrat prez Edwards aide demands more info on sex tape


March 4th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
Hillsborough (North Carolina, US), Mar. 4 (ANI): Attorneys for a former aide of two-time presidential candidate John Edwards are reportedly trying to compel the latter to part with more information involving a ... Read more...

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US will not suspend aid to Haiti over electoral crisis: Hillary Clinton


January 31st, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Port-au-Prince, Jan 31 (ANI): US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has denied reports that Washington would suspend aid to Haiti with intention to pressurise that country to accept recommendations made by the ... Read more...

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Hawaii ‘to charge $100 for Obama’s birth certificate’


January 29th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 29 (ANI): In a bid to end skepticism over where the U.S. President was born, Hawaii may sell copies of Barack Obama's birth certificate to anyone for 100 dollars ... Read more...

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Shot US Congresswoman Giffords moved to rehab center in ‘good’ condition


January 27th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Tucson (Arizona, US), Jan.27 (ANI): Democratic Party Representative Gabrielle Giffords has been moved from a Houston hospital to a nearby rehabilitation center after doctors upgraded her condition from "serious" to "good.According to ... Read more...

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Democratic Supreme Court puts Rahm Emanuel Back on Mayor Ballot


January 26th, 2011 - 2:18 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Jan 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rahm Emanuel was removed from the mayoral ballot in Chicago yesterday after he failed to meet the eligibility requirements for the state of Illinois which would require that ... Read more...

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Illinois Appellate Court Bars Rahm Emanuel From Contesting In Elections For Mayor


January 25th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) An appellate court in Illinois has refused to grant permission to Rahm Emanuel for contesting in the elections for the mayor of Chicago. Rahm Emanuel on ... Read more...

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Keith Olbermann Can Run For Senate, Says New Blog Campaign


January 25th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a latest development a number of social media site and blog sites have stressed upon asking former host of a leading media entity, Keith Olbermann ... Read more...

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Shot Rep. Giffords ‘miraculously’ smiles, rubs hubby’s neck


January 18th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 18 (ANI): The husband of shot Democratic Representative Gabrielle Giffords has claimed that she is 'miraculously' recovering, and added that she even smiled and raised up her hands to touch ... Read more...

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Palin defends Jewish “blood libel” comment, accuses opponents of trying to ’shut her up’


January 18th, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 18 (ANI): Potential 2012 presidential candidate Sarah Palin has defended her "blood libel" phrase that she had used in her video response to the Arizona shootings, and added that ... 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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Ronald Reagan suffered from Alzheimer’s while still in White House: Son


January 15th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 15 (ANI): Former US President Ronald Reagan's son has claimed in his new book that his father suffered from Alzheimer's disease while he was still in the White House.Reagan's youngest ... Read more...

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Illinois Tax Raise Creates Tension Among Residents And GOP


January 13th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Illinois residents will now have to cough up more in Corporate and income tax thanks to a new bill that was passed in the Senate and ... Read more...

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Schwarzenegger plans to return to acting career post governor stint


January 1st, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 1 (ANI): Arnold Schwarzenegger has said that he might take up his acting career once again after he steps down from his post as California Governor next week.The Terminator ... Read more...

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John Edwards And Former Mistress Rielle Hunter To Reunite?


December 8th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It looks like John Edwards' former mistress Rielle Hunter is back in the news once again after the passing away of the Democratic candidate's wife. The ... Read more...

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Jindal, Hillary discount White House runs


November 22nd, 2010 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 22 (IANS) Louisiana's Indian American Governor Bobby Jindal, a Republican, and US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, a Democrat, have discounted unending speculation that they may run ... Read more...

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Johansson babe of the year, Franco leading man


November 17th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 17 (IANS) Hollywood actor James Franco has been named leading man of the year by GQ magazine and actress Scarlett Johansson babe of the year.The actor was recognised by the ... Read more...

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Nancy Pelosi’s Political Future Uncertain After Midterm Debacle Of Democrats


November 4th, 2010 - 7:21 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Uncertainty looms large over the political career of Nancy Pelosi the House Speaker who is going to pave the way for her successor John Boehner in ... Read more...

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