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Obama endorses gay marriage


May 10th, 2012 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 10 (IANS/EFE) President Barack Obama for the first time said he believes same-sex couples should be able to get married in an interview given to ABC Wednesday.Obama ... Read more...

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Ryan Gosling latest project is ‘The ides of March’


October 10th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor Ryan Gosling’s latest project is the political drama "The Ides of March." The movie also features stars like George Clooney and Phillip Seymor Hoffman. The ... Read more...

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Clooney shelved ‘Ides Of March’ after Obama election


September 26th, 2011 - 7:39 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 26 (IANS) Actor George Clooney has revealed that he had put his movie "Ides Of March" on hold after US President Barack Obama was elected, because he ... Read more...

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John Edwards ordered to repay back $2.3 million


July 22nd, 2011 - 12:05 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, July 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Federal Election Commission has ruled that John Edwards was given excess campaign money during his 2008 presidential bid. Subsequently the former Democratic presidential candidate has been ... Read more...

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Barack Obama to withdraw troops from Afghanistan


June 23rd, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, June 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) US President Barack Obama has unveiled his plans to withdraw American troops from Afghanistan. There are more than 100,000 US troops in Afghanistan and according to the ... Read more...

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Westboro Baptist Church Announces It Would Protest Against Elizabeth Edwards’ Funeral


December 10th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Washington, Dec 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) As family members and close friends of Elizabeth Edwards gear up for the her funeral service which has been planned for Saturday, members of the ... Read more...

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Elizabeth Edwards Passes Away, Funeral Service On Saturday


December 9th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Raleigh, Dec 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) After battling cancer for six long years, Elizabeth Edwards passed away on Tuesday morning at her home in North Carolina. Family sources say that the ... Read more...

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Federal Court Summons John Edwards’ Donor Relatives For Testimony


December 7th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Dec 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Four family members of the donor of two time Democratic Presidential candidate John Edwards recently appeared at the Federal Court at Raleigh, in North Carolina. The ... Read more...

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Engage India more for resolving Afghanistan crisis: Sen Kerry


August 2nd, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 2 (IANS) An influential US senator has suggested that the Obama administration engage more with India and Pakistan for a political resolution in Afghanistan as US officials ... Read more...

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‘Joe the plumber’ elected as an official in Ohio


May 6th, 2010 - 9:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Ohio, May 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) ‘Joe the Plumber’ has been elected as one of the officials of the Republican Party committee in Ohio's Lucas County. 'Joe the Plumber' is the person ... Read more...

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Hello Kitty wears Malia Obama’s pink dress for 35th b’day


March 17th, 2010 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 17 (ANI): Hello Kitty is celebrating her 35th birthday wearing a dress inspired by the one Malia Obama wore when her dad became the Democratic presidential candidate.Malia, 11, ... Read more...

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John Edwards Splits With His Wife


January 29th, 2010 - 12:25 am ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In the wake of former senator John Edwards accepting the paternity of an illicit child, it has been revealed that the Democrat leader has finally decided ... Read more...

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With John Edwards’ paternity proved, mistress says it’s payout time


December 18th, 2009 - 3:44 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 18 (ANI): New evidence has emerged that seems to prove former Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards is indeed the father of his ex-mistress Rielle Hunter's child.Edwards has never ... Read more...

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Elizabeth Edwards Expects DNA Test for Hunter’s Baby


August 21st, 2009 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug.21 (ANI): Elizabeth Edwards, the estranged wife of former Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards, said in an interview on Thursday that she expects some sort of paternity test to take place ... Read more...

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Edwards to move ex-mistress closer to help raise love child


August 20th, 2009 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug.20 (ANI): Former Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards has said that he will move the mother of his love child into his North Carolina neighborhood so he can help raise their ... Read more...

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India is worst victim of terrorism: US lawmaker


July 8th, 2009 - 10:13 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 8 (IANS) Noting that no nation has suffered more from terrorism than India, an influential US lawmaker wants Washington to help it break with the perilous politics of ... Read more...

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Obama speech gets mixed early reaction at home


June 4th, 2009 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 4 (IANS) President Barack Obama's speech Thursday to the Muslim world has been receiving mixed reactions so far at home with supporters calling it "absolutely critical" in ... Read more...

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Edward used campaign money to cover-up of illicit affair?


May 4th, 2009 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May. 4 (ANI): Former Senator John Edwards did not only act immorally when he cheated on his dying wife with a campaign staffer, but he also used campaign money to cover ... Read more...

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‘US needs India, Iran’s assistance in Afghanistan war’


March 27th, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar. 27 (ANI): The chairman of the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee John Kerry has said the United States may seek cooperation from India, China, and Iran to stabilize Afghanistan."We also ... Read more...

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US lawmakers may move stop aid to Pakistan


December 17th, 2008 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, dec.17 (ANI): Several American politicians with close links to India have reportedly launched a quiet campaign to persuade the incoming Obama administration to stop US aid to Pakistan. Some lawmakers may ... Read more...

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Obama’s dilemma: two Clintons for the price of one!


November 20th, 2008 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 20 (IANS) Amid continued media frenzy over the possibility of Hillary Clinton becoming the next secretary of state, Bill Clinton is reported to have made several concessions to help move ... Read more...

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Heres how the Obamas reacted at the moment of victory on election night


November 15th, 2008 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 15 (ANI): President-elect Barack Obama and First Lady-elect Michelle Obama describe the moment on election night when the reality of his victory hit home.In their first post-election interview, ... Read more...

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Hillary Clinton could be new US secretary of state: reports


November 14th, 2008 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 14 (DPA) Senator Hillary Clinton's name has been mentioned as a possible candidate for Secretary of State under the Barack Obama administration, US media has reported.Two sources close to the ... Read more...

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Beware the Obama in your inbox


November 8th, 2008 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Nov 8 (DPA) Obama fever may have swept the world following the Democratic presidential candidate's historic election victory Tuesday. But now millions of computer users are under threat from an ... Read more...

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Cuban dissidents salute Obama, no comment from government


November 6th, 2008 - 4:50 am ICT by IANS
Havana, Nov 6 (DPA) The Cuban government chose to remain silent, but the dissident movement in the communist island Wednesday saluted the election of Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama, and said it ... Read more...

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South Asian NGO played big role in Obama’’s victory


November 5th, 2008 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
By Smita Prakash Virginia, Nov 5 (ANI): South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT), an NGO which advocates for civil rights and immigrant rights issues facing the community in the United States, has ... Read more...

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Iran hails Obama victory


November 5th, 2008 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Nov 5 (IANS) Iran Wednesday hailed the election of Barack Obama as the president of the US, saying the victory of the first black American dismantled the last racial barrier in ... Read more...

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Ohio goes to Obama


November 5th, 2008 - 10:19 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 5 (DPA) The battleground state of Ohio will be won by Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama, US networks Fox News, NBC and ABC projected Tuesday.The loss puts Republican John McCain ... Read more...

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In Poland, expat gathering pulls in Obama supporters


November 5th, 2008 - 10:05 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, Nov 5 (DPA) Americans, Europeans and Poles alike stayed out late Tuesday during an "Election Night Warsaw" event to cheer on the US presidential candidates and watch the results come in ... Read more...

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New Hampshire votes for Obama, networks project


November 5th, 2008 - 9:08 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 5 (DPA) The northeastern state of New Hampshire will be carried by Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama, three US television networks projected, based on exit polls and early results reporting.Republican ... Read more...

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Pennsylvania goes to Obama, networks project


November 5th, 2008 - 8:43 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 5 (DPA) The eastern battleground state of Pennsylvania will be won by Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama, US networks ABC and NBC projected Tuesday.Pennsylvania, with 21 electoral votes, was considered ... Read more...

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Polls close in key state Virginia


November 5th, 2008 - 8:12 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 5 (DPA) Voting booths closed in Virginia Tuesday with a tight race in the battleground state between Democrat Barack Obama and Republican John McCain.Virginia has not voted for a Democratic ... Read more...

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Indian Americans favour Obama in presidential election


November 4th, 2008 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Jersey City (New Jersey), Nov 4 (IANS) With a shrinking income of his grocery store in Newark, the current economic crisis was on top of his mind when Nanu Patel went out ... Read more...

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Obama votes in Chicago


November 4th, 2008 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, Nov 4 (DPA) Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama returned to Chicago, the city where his rise to prominence began, Tuesday and cast his vote at 8.45 a.m. (1345 GMT) at the ... Read more...

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Kenya in carnival mood in expectation of Obama victory


November 4th, 2008 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Nov 4 (Xinhua) Carnival mood has gripped Kenya as citizens were planning massive parties with the expectation that US Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama will make history by becoming the first ... Read more...

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