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US marks 9/11 sans politicians at ground zero


September 11th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 11 (IANS) Eleven years after terrorist attacks destroyed New York World Trade Center's twin towers, thousands gathered Tuesday at ground zero and elsewhere to mark the traumatic ... Read more...

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New Jersey shooting rekindles debate on US gun laws (Third Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 31 (IANS) Yet another shooting in the United States less than four weeks after a gunman killed six worshippers in a Sikh gurdwara in Wisconsin has rekindled ... Read more...

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New York gunman kills one; shot dead (Third Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 24 (IANS) A disgruntled former employee of a firm inside the Empire State Building in New York Friday shot a former male co-worker in the head in ... Read more...

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New York gunman kills one, injures 10; shot dead (Second Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 24 (IANS) One person was killed and 10 others were injured Friday when a gunman started shooting indiscriminately at people in front of the Empire State Building ... Read more...

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Gunman kills five in New York, shot dead (Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 24 (IANS) A gunman Friday shot dead at least five people in front of the Empire State Building in New York, but was later killed by police, ... Read more...

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UN observes World Refugee Day


June 21st, 2012 - 9:45 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, June 21 (IANS) The UN has observed the World Refugee Day Wednesday."As in past years, landmarks around the world are being illuminated in United Nations blue," UN spokesman ... Read more...

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‘Telecom towers kill 7mn birds in America every year’


April 29th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 29 (IANS) Telecom towers are killing nearly seven million birds every year as they migrate from the US and Canada to Central and South America, says a new ... Read more...

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Jay-Z reveals that Beyonce had suffered a miscarriage earlier


January 10th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Beyonce and rapper husband Jay-Z may have welcomed their first baby to the world but there is a side that has never been made public. It ... Read more...

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Danish woman survives 1,000 meters (3,280 feet) fall


July 31st, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by BNO News
COPENHAGEN (BNO NEWS) -- A Danish woman has reportedly survived a fall of around 1,000 meters (3,280 feet) after her parachutes failed to open, local media reported on Sunday.The Ekstra Bladet newspaper ... Read more...

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Aniston to buy $5.9 mn home


April 27th, 2011 - 7:21 am ICT by IANS
London, April 27 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Aniston is set to splash out $5.9 million on a luxurious New York apartment which comes with an 800-square foot terrace.The "Just Go ... Read more...

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Jennifer Aniston to buy $5.9 million apartment in New York


April 26th, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, April 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After announcing in February that she is considering moving to New York, Jennifer Aniston is reportedly close to acquiring a $5.9 million penthouse apartment ... Read more...

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French ‘Spiderman’ scales world’s tallest tower in Dubai


March 29th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 29 (ANI): A French skyscraper climber, who has been dubbed 'Spiderman', has scaled the world's tallest tower in Dubai.Alain Robert, 48, began his ascent of the 2,717-tall Burj Khalifa just ... Read more...

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Chinese New Year Celebrations Started In Full Swing


February 3rd, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Thursday marked the beginning of the Chinese Lunar New Year and celebrations are taking place in various parts of the world to celebrate the occasion. The ... Read more...

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Nicki Minaj & Carson Daly perform ‘Save Me’ on New Year’s Eve


January 3rd, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Nicki Minaj gave her fans something to cheer about when she performed for NBC’s New Year's Eve with Carson Daly. Her Barbz were out in the ... Read more...

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Couple says ‘I do’ for a record 85th time in 6 months!


November 28th, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 28 (ANI): Meet honeymooners Mark and Denise Duffield-Thomas who said 'I do' 85 times, breaking the world record, in just six months!As the winners of the 'Ultimate Job in ... Read more...

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What if an asteroid crashes near you?


November 7th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 7 (IANS) What if a giant asteroid crashed into the area near your home? Scientists have come up with an 'impact effects calculator' that lets you work out what would ... Read more...

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White House Becomes Pink House To Mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month


October 15th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 15, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Thursday night, October 14th, the palatial White House turned into a Pink House observing Breast Cancer Awareness Month. News of turning the US Presidential residence ... Read more...

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NYPD’s mock drill in preparation for 26/11 Mumbai-style Al-Qaeda attack


October 15th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 15(ANI): The New York City Police Department (NYPD) has conducted a drill to simulate a 26/11 Mumbai-style attack in the city.The drill follows the threat of Al-Qaeda training ... Read more...

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New York prepares for Mumbai-style attack


October 15th, 2010 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 15 (IANS) With US officials proclaiming an alleged European terror plot still active, New York City police conducted a drill that simulated a Mumbai-style attack on civilians on a ... Read more...

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Elizabeth Hurley creates world record


October 3rd, 2010 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 3 (IANS) Actress Elizabeth Hurley has made it to the Guinness World Records after lighting 39 iconic world landmarks as part of a new Estee Lauder breast cancer awareness initiative.Hurley ... Read more...

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Empire State Building gives ‘Mother Teresa’ treatment to Polish military hero


October 2nd, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct. 2 (ANI): Furious Polish Americans have accused owners of the Empire State Building of giving one of their Revolutionary War heroes, General Casimir Pulaski, the Mother Teresa treatment.They claim ... Read more...

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Liz Hurley’s pink skin-tight dress stuns all at cancer charity event


October 2nd, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 2 (ANI): She must be 45, but Elizabeth Hurley gave many young girls a run for their money when she arrived at the Estee Lauder Breast Cancer awareness event wearing ... Read more...

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Beekman Tower Soon To Be Reality


September 17th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Sep 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The New York skyline is changing and not everyone has a proper consent of it. The latest skyscraper that is under scanner is set to be ... Read more...

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New York to New Delhi: Stand-up comedian casts laughing spell (With Image)


September 7th, 2010 - 10:12 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Do you know why Vatsyayan wrote "Kamasutra"? To sell scented oils to white people! Or so says popular New York-based stand-up comedian Vidur Kapur, who ... Read more...

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Google Bitten By Bedbugs Finally!


September 6th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri New York, Sep 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Internet Search giant Google is now getting bogged by bugs but this is no online codes that are giving the company a tough time. ... Read more...

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Manhattan man sued for losing $1.35M painting


September 1st, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep 02 (ANI): A Manhattan man has landed in legal trouble for losing a 1.35-million-dollar Jean Baptiste Camille Corot masterpiece.James Haggerty has said that the masterpiece "Portrait of a Girl," ... Read more...

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Demonstrators Protest Outside Empire State Building For Its Refusal To Mark Mother Teresa’s Birth Centenary


August 27th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez New York, Aug 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mother Teresa who is known across the world as the symbol of love and peace for her unconditional support and service to the poor ... Read more...

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New Yorkers protest outside Empire State Building for Mother Teresa snub on 100th birth anniversary


August 27th, 2010 - 3:53 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 27 (ANI): New Yorkers staged a protest outside Empire State Building over a decision not to honour Mother Teresa on her 100th birth anniversary.Demonstrators led by the Catholic ... Read more...

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Catholic groups at loggerheads over Empire State Building Mother Teresa snub


August 26th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 26(ANI): A coalition of groups representing "progressive Catholics" has come out against the Catholic League, which will be holding a rally against the Empire State Building owner's decision to ... Read more...

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Empire State Building to get rival skyscraper in New York


August 26th, 2010 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 26 (DPA) New York's Empire State Building got a rival Wednesday after a developer received a green light to build a skyscraper that would rival the height of ... Read more...

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NY’s Empire State Building Under Attack; Don’t Let the Bedbugs Bite!


August 23rd, 2010 - 10:06 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Empire State Building in New York is under attack, after surviving the Great Depression, King Kong’s climb, and a bomber crashing into it, the iconic location ... Read more...

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New Mecca clock threatens to call time on Greenwich


August 11th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 11 (ANI): The Greenwich Mean Time is the centre of world time and the official starting point of each new day, but that could change soon.A gargantuan new clock being ... Read more...

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Ice chunk ‘4 times Manhattan’s size’ breaks away from Greenland glacier


August 7th, 2010 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 7 (ANI): A researcher from University of Delaware has reported that a huge chunk of ice, 4 times that of Manhattan's size, has broken away from a Greenland glacier.Andreas Muenchow, ... Read more...

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Suicide barriers don’t really cut suicide rates


July 7th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 7 (ANI): Putting suicide barriers on bridges might not reduce overall suicide rates by jumping from heights, because people may change location for their suicide attempt, according to a new ... Read more...

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Empire State Building owners still refusing to light up for Mother Teresa


June 9th, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
New York, June 9 (ANI): Owners of the Empire State Building in New York continue to decline to illuminate the building in honour of India's Mother Teresa, though they have no qualms ... Read more...

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