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‘Governments lie, allies spy’


June 16th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 16 (IANS) US Secretary of Defence Robert Gates made light of Pakistan's arrest of five Pakistan CIA informers who helped in the US raid on Osama bin Laden's ... Read more...

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Growing support in US to cut Pakistan funding (Lead)


May 18th, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 18 (IANS) Support to cut off some American aid to Islamabad as leaders there turn a blind eye to terrorists is growing in US Congress, said a ... Read more...

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Support to cut Pakistan funding growing in US


May 18th, 2011 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 18 (IANS) Support for cutting off some US aid to Pakistan because leaders there turn a blind eye to terrorists who go after US targets is growing ... Read more...

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Gay history, rights to be taught in US schools


April 17th, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
New York, April 17 (IANS) California is all set to become the first state in the US to teach gay history and rights in schools.Children would get lessons on issues ... Read more...

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Washington State Election Results Show A Tight Race Between Patty Murray And Dino Rossi


November 4th, 2010 - 3:16 am ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Washington State election results indicate that the Democrats and Republicans are tied neck to neck in the battle for power. With poll results showing that ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama far more popular than US President: Poll


October 15th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 15 (ANI): The US First Lady, Michelle Obama's approval ratings have soared to 65 percent, twenty points higher than the president, according to a CNN/Opinion Research Corporation poll.According to ... Read more...

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Bangalore phobia will only hurt Western economies (Comment)


August 27th, 2010 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
By Sanjiv Kataria The Indian information and communication technology (ICT) industry and Indian software professionals have earned global kudos for exceptional technical prowess, meticulous software development skills and quality processes for over ... Read more...

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Voting ends in Australia, PM takes early lead (Third Lead)


August 21st, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 21 (IANS) Polling in Australia ended Saturday with initial results showing the ruling Labor Party having a slight edge over the opposition, but the final outcome will only be announced ... Read more...

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Citing India, China, Obama promotes ‘Made In America’


August 18th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 18 (IANS) President Barack Obama has asked Americans to produce more scientists and engineers and return to making things themselves lest nations like China and India outcompete ... Read more...

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Hamas leader gives nod for Ground Zero mosque


August 16th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug.16 (ANI): A Hamas leader has insisted that American Muslims must construct the mosque near Ground Zero in New York."We have to build everywhere," said the New York Post quoted ... Read more...

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Read ‘body shops’ for ‘chop shops’, says senator


August 14th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 14 (IANS) US Senator Charles Schumer, the prime mover behind the controversial law to hike worker visa fees, has amended his remarks branding Indian IT firms like Infosys ... Read more...

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Republicans Trust Political Outsider Linda McMahon To Replace Chris Dodd


August 11th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Aug 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) For this fall the Republicans are trusting some new faces to carry their banner forward. After political outsider Rick Snyder, on Tuesday, the wealthy former Chief ... Read more...

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Infosys ‘distressed’ at US senator’s ‘chop shop’ comment


August 9th, 2010 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 9 (IANS) Indian software major Infosys Technologies late Monday said it was 'distressed' at a US lawmaker's comment comparing it to a 'chop shop'. "We are distressed with this statement." Infosys ... Read more...

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Infosys is like a ‘chop shop, increase H1-B visa fees: US senator


August 9th, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 9 (IANS) Branding leading Indian IT companies like Infosys as "chop shops" that break stolen cars to sell parts, a US senator supported raising H1-B visa fees for ... Read more...

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US senator brands Indian IT majors ‘chop shops’


August 8th, 2010 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 8 (IANS) Branding leading Indian IT companies like Infosys as "chop shops" that break stolen cars to sell parts, a US senator supported raising H1-B visa fees for ... Read more...

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U.S. Senate confirms Elena Kagan as 112th Supreme Court Justice of the U.S.


August 6th, 2010 - 3:50 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – The U.S. Senate on Thursday has voted to confirm Elena Kagan as the 112th justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, with a 63-37 vote.Fifty-eight democrats and independents ... Read more...

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US classified Afghan War document leaks underscore deep suspicions about ISI role


July 27th, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 27 (ANI): Some leading Democrats have warned that the disclosure of a six-year archive of classified military documents by the WikiLeaks.org website underscores deep suspicions that they have harbored ... Read more...

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Osama in Pakistan-Afghanistan tribal belt: US


July 22nd, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 22 (IANS) The US says elusive Al Qaeda terrorist leader Osama bin Laden is in the tribal areas between Afghanistan and Pakistan though the Pakistani government at its ... Read more...

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Resolving ‘complicated’ India-Pak-Afghan issue key to regional stability: Kerry


July 16th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 16 (ANI): An influential US lawmaker has highlighted that addressing the complicated issues between India, Pakistan and Afghanistan would be the most effective answer to the problems existing in that ... Read more...

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US Senators demand ‘terror outfit’ Pak Taliban be blacklisted


June 23rd, 2010 - 3:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 23 (ANI): US Senators have demanded from the Obama administration to include the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) in the list of proscribed militant outfits following Faisal Shahzad, the failed Times ... Read more...

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Financial Reform Bill Faces The First Jolt


April 27th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Washington, Apr 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Monday, the Senate Democrats were unable to gather the minimum number of votes that would have begun the debate on the financial reform bill. ... Read more...

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Democratic Senators Declare That The Jobless Benefits Bill Is Heading In The Right Direction


April 14th, 2010 - 9:55 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 14, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A step to re-establish eligibility for the jobless to be given up to 99 weeks of unemployment checks seems to be heading in the right ... Read more...

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WAMU executives to face an US Senate hearing this week


April 12th, 2010 - 10:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Apr 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Many Washington Mutual (WAMU) executives would have to soon face the US Senate hearing after taking a public oath. On the hearing, they would talk about the ... Read more...

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WaMu Execs To Be Questioned Rigorously At D.C. Hearing


April 12th, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 12, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): In the American Senate’s hearing room this week, seven previous Washington Mutual (WaMu) executives (execs) will verbalize in public for the opening time about what ... Read more...

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The House Of The Washington State Passes A Bill To Raise Taxes on Soda Pop And Candy Among Others


April 12th, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 12, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The House of the Washington state cast its vote on Saturday to increase a host of taxes. This list consists of taxes on beer, bottled ... Read more...

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Candy Pop Bill Sent To The Senate


April 12th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Washington, Apr 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In Washington new taxes on bottled water, beer and candy will be imposed in June. The tax on carbonated beverages will be applied in July, ... Read more...

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Democrat Senator Arlen Specter Wishes That Justice Stevens Doesn’t Resign This Year


April 5th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 5, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): One of the foremost and influential Democratic senators has expressed his desire that the Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens does not decide to give ... Read more...

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American Senate Approves The Jobs Bill Designed To Diminish Joblessness


March 18th, 2010 - 11:39 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
Mar 18 (Pen Men at Work): Businesses that take into service jobless people will obtain a provisional payroll tax holiday. This is on the word of a bill that effortlessly achieved ... Read more...

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11-year old Marcelas Owens in favor of health care reform


March 17th, 2010 - 10:04 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
Mar 17 (Pen Men at Work): Marcelas Owens is only 11 years old. He is an activist though at this extremely young age. Numerous cameras concentrated on him when he delivered ... Read more...

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Republican Scott Brown Votes In Favor Of Democrats’ Jobs Bill


February 23rd, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Washington, Feb 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Republican Scott Brown has declared his support for the jobs bill, in a significant and signature move that has surprised the country, but not so ... Read more...

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Democrat Senator Evan Bayh not seeking third term in the U.S. Senate


February 16th, 2010 - 12:42 am ICT by BNO News
INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA (BNO NEWS) – Democrat Senator Evan Bayh will not seek re-election for the U.S. Senate at the end of his current term, his office announced on Monday.Sen. Bayh, 54, is ... Read more...

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GOP Scott Brown Sworn In As Senator On Thursday


February 5th, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Washington D.C., Feb 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Republican candidate, Scott Brown, who had defeated his strong Democratic opponent Martha Coakley in the special election last month had been sworn in ... Read more...

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Andrew Young Comes Clean On John Edwards Scandal


January 30th, 2010 - 8:31 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The former aide of John Edwards- the former Democrat Senator, Andrew Young earlier gave a hint on how the senator tried to hide his extramarital affair ... Read more...

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John Edwards And Wife To Split?


January 30th, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In an expected move, troubled and tainted politician John Edwards, former Democrat Senator of the USA is going to part ways with his spouse Elizabeth Edwards. ... Read more...

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Jim Webb Sounds Cautious On Health Care Reform


January 20th, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The astounding win of the Republicans in Massachusetts has affected the political bigwigs of USA in a major way. The Democrat Senator of Virginia, Jim Webb, ... Read more...

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