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Obama gains six point advantage over Romney: poll


September 11th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 11 (IANS) With a new poll showing President Barack Obama getting a six point advantage over Mitt Romney after last week's Democratic National Convention, the Republican challenger ... Read more...

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Obama has 5 point lead over Romney: Poll


September 10th, 2012 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 10 (IANS) President Barack Obama has opened up a five point lead, his largest margin since early July, over his Republican challenger Mitt Romney, in Gallup's daily ... Read more...

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Kim Kardashian’s flop public appearance


September 9th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 9 (IANS) Socialite Kim Kardashian's appearance at a club failed to attract fans and very few turned up to see her.Kim, 31, had flown all the way ... Read more...

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Dr. Obama’s Republican prescription


September 7th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 7 (IANS) "Have a surplus? Try a tax cut." "Deficit too high? Try another." "Feel a cold coming on? Take two tax cuts, roll back some regulations ... Read more...

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You are the change, Obama tells voters clinging on hope (Lead)


September 7th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 7 (IANS) Four years after his historic win on a slogan of hope and change, President Barack Obama has sought a fresh mandate with a passionate ... Read more...

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With hope tested, Obama seeks more time for change


September 7th, 2012 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 7 (IANS) Bill Clinton was a tough act to follow. But President Barack Obama made a compelling case for his re-election with a forceful speech framing the ... Read more...

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Bill Clinton fires up the Democrats for Obama


September 6th, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 6 (IANS) It was clearly Bill Clinton's day as the former president drew from the successes of his own presidency to make a strong case for the ... Read more...

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Indian-Americans get key spots at Democratic meet


September 6th, 2012 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 6 (IANS) California's Indian-American attorney general Kamla Harris drew from her own experience to describe the November presidential election as a choice between an America with opportunity ... Read more...

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Kal Penn makes a four letter call: “Vote”


September 5th, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 5 (IANS) Indian American actor Kal Penn, best known for his "Harold and Kumar" movies, brought the house down at the Democratic National Convention as he ended ... Read more...

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Indian American actor Kal Penn to host Obama nomination meet


September 4th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 4 (IANS) Indian American actor Kal Pen will have a starring role, hosting primetime coverage at the Democratic National Convention Thursday when President Barack Obama accepts the ... Read more...

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Democrats petition Betty White to speak at the Democratic National Convention


September 4th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Democrats are petitioning for Betty White, the last surviving ‘Golden Girl’ to attend the democratic national convention. Betty who endorsed President Obama, turned 90 years old ... Read more...

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Obama assures hurricane hit Louisiana of federal help


September 4th, 2012 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 4 (IANS) As Indian-American governor Bobby Jindal's hurricane stricken state of Louisiana grappled with the devastation, President Barack Obama surveyed a hard-hit area on the eve of ... Read more...

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Hundreds arrested at protests against corporate greed in US


October 17th, 2011 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 17 (IANS/EFE) Hundreds of people were arrested at protests against corporate greed in cities across the US, police said Sunday.About 175 people were arrested early Sunday in Chicago, ... Read more...

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Lauren Bush thinks Michelle Obama’s sense of style is great


September 15th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept 15 (ANI): Former first niece Lauren Bush has said that first lady Michelle Obama has great style.She made the statement while attending the Carolina Herrera Spring 2011 fashion show ... Read more...

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Republican caught plagiarising Barack Obama speech


May 26th, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 26 (ANI): A Republican candidate in rural Idaho has been accused of plagiarizing one of President Barack Obama's famous speeches. Vaughn Ward, a former US Marine Corps officer and ... Read more...

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US politician caught plagiarising Obama speech


May 26th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 26 (IANS) A Republican congressional candidate has been accused of plagiarising US President Barack Obama's speech on "the crossroads of history". Vaughn Ward, a former US Marine Corps officer and ... Read more...

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Transgender Amanda Simpson becomes a Commerce appointee


January 5th, 2010 - 10:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Jan 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) President Barack Obama has named Amanda Simpson to be a Senior Technical Advisor to the Commerce Department. Amada Simpson is a member of the National ... Read more...

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Susan Sarandon Reveals Facts About Her Crazy Children


December 8th, 2009 - 7:06 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec.08, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Recently, Hollywood actress Susan Sarandon revealed some crazy facts abut her kids and their attitudes in an interview. She stays with her partner Tim Robbins. The couple ... Read more...

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Jennifer Hudson to perform at White House


November 25th, 2009 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 25 (ANI): Jennifer Hudson is set to woo the crowd at a state dinner being hosted at the White House.The 28-year-old singer will perform for US President Barack Obama, ... Read more...

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Obama’s half-sister inks book deal


April 3rd, 2009 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 3 (ANI): US President Barack Obama's half-sister has inked a book deal.The first book of Maya Soetoro-Ng, a teacher in Hawaii, is inspired by Maya and Barack's mother as ... Read more...

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Meet US First Hairstylist


March 26th, 2009 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 26 (ANI): Obamas surely believe in staying true to their roots. Although life has dramatically changed for Michelle Obama since she became first lady, her hairstylist remains the same ... Read more...

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First Lady Has Lunch with D.C. Homeless


March 10th, 2009 - 5:42 pm ICT by GD
The first Black First Lady, Michelle Obama was seen wearing plastic gloves as she served out risotto to 50 homeless people in Washington DC last week, according to reports. Ms. Obama was ... Read more...

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Obama’’s Wikipedia Page distances him from both Wright and Ayers


March 10th, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.10 (ANI): President Barack Obama''s Wikipedia page has been edited to remove any mention of his links to former Weather Underground terrorist William Ayers and Reverend Jeremiah Wright, though pages ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama: Too Informal?


March 3rd, 2009 - 9:15 pm ICT by GD
You would think she can do what she wants to, being the First Lady of USA, but Michelle Obama had something else in store or her. Fashion critics have come down heavily ... Read more...

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US president an English teacher to Japanese students


February 22nd, 2009 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 22 (IANS) Apart from steering US economy through difficult times, finetuning strategy on two wars and resetting geopolitical equations, US President Barack Obama is also helping many Japanese students ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama causes stir with new hair-do


February 21st, 2009 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 21 (ANI): US First Lady Michelle Obama caused a stir on February 20, when she appeared at an event with a new hair-do a pulled back look.Barack Obamas ... Read more...

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White House to honour Stevie Wonder with concert later this month


February 15th, 2009 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, February 15 (ANI): The White House is all set to honour legendary American singer-songwriter Stevie Wonder with a concert later this month. A spokesperson for US President Barack Obama has ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama’’s hairstylist inks reality show deal


January 22nd, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 22 (ANI): While many are hailing Michelle Obama as a style icon, her hair stylist, Johnny Wright, has signed a huge deal to star in a reality show.According ... Read more...

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Ledger was in talks to play Fonda’’s activist ex in film about Chicago Seven


January 19th, 2009 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 19 (ANI): Late actor Heath Ledger was being lined up to portray activist Tom Hayden, Oscar-winning actress Jane Fondas ex-husband, in a film about the Chicago Seven when he ... Read more...

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Obama White House to have late nights


January 16th, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.16 (ANI): Barack Obama''s team is preparing for a return to long nights and heavy weekend shifts after he gets himself inaugurated as the 44th President of the United States. According ... Read more...

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Obama scatters late grannys ashes in Pacific Ocean off Honululu


December 24th, 2008 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 24 (ANI): US President-elect Barack Obama scattered his late grandmothers ashes in the Pacific Ocean off Honululu.The first African-American to be elected President of the United States mourned the ... Read more...

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Barack promises rescue plan to middle-class Americans in 4-mln-dlr infomercial


October 30th, 2008 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 30 (ANI): In what is being described as the final summation of Barack Obamas campaign, the Democratic presidential nominee promised a rescue plan in tough times to the middle-class ... Read more...

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Obama offers his condolences to Jennifer Hudson


October 26th, 2008 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 26 (ANI): Senator Barack Obama has offered his condolences to singer Jennifer Hudson who lost her mother and brother in a double murder on October 24.The Democratic presidential candidate ... Read more...

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Bill Clinton tells voters Obama has better answers than McCain


October 2nd, 2008 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 2 (ANI): Former President Bill Clinton made his first campaign trail appearance on behalf of Democratic White House nominee Barack Obama.Clinton, in his first campaign trail appearance on ... Read more...

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2008 US prez campaign now even more interesting: NYT


September 20th, 2008 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept.20 (ANI):The 2008 presidential campaign has stimulated a great deal of interest among American voters all year, but according to the New York Times, the campaign is at an ... Read more...

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