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US senators call for Sikh hate crime tracking


August 24th, 2012 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 24 (IANS) Nineteen US Senators, led by California Democrat Dianne Feinstein, have urged the Justice Department to track hate crimes against Sikhs as they are particularly susceptible to ... Read more...

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Sikh-Americans confident they shall overcome


August 19th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 19 (IANS) Confident that the Sikh-American community shall overcome the trauma of the Wisconsin gurdwara shooting, its leaders have sought laws against school bullying, workplace discrimination and ... Read more...

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Top US law official calls gurdwara shooting a hate crime


August 11th, 2012 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
Oak Creek (Wisconsin), Aug 11 (IANS) As thousands of mourners paid their last respects to six Sikh worshippers gunned down at a Sikh gurdwara here, US Attorney General Eric Holder ... Read more...

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Hundreds honour US gurdwara shooting victims


August 11th, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Oak Creek (Wisconsin), Aug 10 (IANS) Hundreds of mourners, Sikhs and others, policemen and religious leaders, men and women gathered here Friday to pay their last respects to six worshippers ... Read more...

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US House panel holds attorney general in contempt


June 21st, 2012 - 7:57 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 21 (IANS) A US House of Representatives panel Wednesday voted to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress over failure to hand over documents related ... Read more...

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US sues Apple over e-book price fixing scheme


April 12th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 12 (IANS) Apple and five of the publishing industry's top firms have been accused of conspiring to raise prices and block Amazon.com from selling e-books at $9.99 in ... Read more...

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Official cites terror threat to justify targeting Americans


March 6th, 2012 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 6 (IANS/EFE) Attorney General Eric Holder cited the threat from Al Qaeda Monday as he offered the Obama administration's first detailed public defense of its claim that the ... Read more...

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US shuts down 150 websites to fight counterfeiting


November 29th, 2011 - 8:26 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 29 (IANS) US authorities have shut down 150 websites engaged in the illegal sale and distribution of counterfeit goods and copyrighted works, Xinhua reported.The operation, executed by the ... Read more...

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Only a naked Osama would have been spared the bullet


May 5th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 5 (IANS) Al Qaeda chief Osama Bin Laden, who was killed by US Navy Seals in a commando strike earlier this week in Pakistan, might only have been ... Read more...

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Bin Laden’s phone numbers to help US get biggest intelligence windfall?


May 5th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 5(ANI): The US secret raid on Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden's home in Pakistan's Abbottabad city has reportedly produced what could be the biggest intelligence windfall since the September 11, ... Read more...

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US officials justify Osama killing; put more on terrorist watch


May 5th, 2011 - 11:03 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 5 (IANS) The US would add more names to its terrorist watch lists as law enforcement agencies review the evidence gathered in Pakistan after the raid on Osama ... Read more...

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Holder blames Congress for forcing 9/11 mastermind, accomplices’ trial at Guantanamo Bay


April 5th, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 5 (ANI): US Attorney General Eric Holder has held the Congress responsible for not allowing the Obama administration to initiate trials of the alleged mastermind of the September 11, 2001, ... Read more...

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US Republicans plan legal defense of marriage law


March 5th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 5(ANI): U.S. House Speaker John A. Boehner has announced plans to initiate a legal defense of the 1996 law that bars the federal government from giving legal rights or federal ... Read more...

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US shifts legal stance on gay marriage


February 24th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 24(ANI): Gay rights activists in the United States are celebrating another step forward after the Obama administration announced that it would no longer defend the legislation that defines marriage as ... Read more...

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Six Indian-Americans caught in US Medicare fraud


February 18th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 18 (IANS) At least six Indian Americans are among more than 100 doctors, nurses and health care executives arrested by the authorities in the biggest US crackdown on ... Read more...

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Jennifer Lopez, Marc Anthony Invited At White House’s Super Bowl Party


February 4th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Despite the fact that his home team Chicago Bears is out of the championship, United States President Barack Obama is all set to enjoy the much-anticipated ... Read more...

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Wikileaks investigators fail to link Assange to prime suspect Bradley Manning


January 26th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): Investigators trying to find a loophole that allowed 'Wikileaks' to get access to thousands of US secret diplomatic cables, have failed to establish a link between Private Bradley ... Read more...

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Former Bin-Laden aide jailed for life for US embassy bombings in East Africa


January 26th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): Ahmed Ghailani, a former bodyguard and cook for Osama bin Laden who became the first Guantanamo detainee to be tried in a US civilian court, has been ... Read more...

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Justice Elena Kagan Not Selected For Jury Duty


January 21st, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Washington, Jan 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) U.S. Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan has been hitting headlines since she was spotted in the waiting lounge of the local Washington D.C. Superior Court ... Read more...

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FBI cracks down on mafia, arrests more than 100


January 21st, 2011 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 21 (IANS/EFE) The FBI and other US agencies arrested more than 110 people Thursday in a massive operation targeting organised crime in the Northeast and New England, Attorney General ... Read more...

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U.S. arrests 127 suspects in massive operation against mobsters


January 21st, 2011 - 12:17 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- Federal indictments were unsealed in U.S. District Courts in Providence and in three other federal judicial districts on Thursday, charging 91 members and associates of seven organized ... Read more...

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Terrorists could target America this festive season: US security officials


December 22nd, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 22 (ANI): US security officials have warned that America could come under the purview of terrorist attacks this festive season.ABC News quoted Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano, Director ... Read more...

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Home-grown terror threat “real, different and constant”: US Attorney General


December 22nd, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 22 (ANI): US Attorney General Eric Holder has warned although the country is ready to thwart attacks, Americans should be aware that threat of home-grown terror activities are "real and ... Read more...

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US Homeland Security shuts down websites trafficking counterfeit goods


December 21st, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 21(ANI): U.S. Department of Homeland Security has shut down over 80 websites, which it alleges have been trafficking in counterfeit goods.Attorney General Eric Holder said that the bogus merchandise, including ... Read more...

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US shuts down 80 websites for selling fake goods


December 21st, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 21 (IANS) Over 80 websites have been shut by US officials after it was found they were dealing in counterfeit goods.The Department of Homeland Security has seized over 80 domain ... Read more...

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63 percent Americans favour military tribunals over civilian trials for terror suspects: Poll


December 16th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16(ANI): A new poll has found that a majority of Americans are in favour of trying terror suspects in front of military commissions rather than in civilian courts.According to ... Read more...

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Media may face legal issues for publishing Wikileaks cables


December 11th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 11 (ANI): The controversy created after the release of hundreds of US secret diplomatic cables have raised many important legal issues about national security and freedom of the press under ... Read more...

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US might charge Wikileaks founder Assange under Espionage Act


December 11th, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 11 (ANI): America is all set to being spying charges against Julian Assange, founder of the whistleblower website 'Wikileaks' that published over 250,000 US secret diplomatic cables, according to his ... Read more...

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No attempt made to entrap potential Oregon Islamic bomber: FBI


November 30th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov.30 (ANI): U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has dismissed speculation that FBI agents entrapped potential Oregon bomber Mohamed Osman Mohamud.In comments to reporters, the Christian Science Monitor quoted Holder, as saying ... Read more...

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Russian arms dealer Victor Bout arrives in NY after extradition


November 17th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- Russian alleged arms dealer Viktor Bout on Wednesday arrived in New York after being extradited from Thailand where he was imprisoned since March 2008, officials said.On Tuesday, ... Read more...

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New York’s Governor Elect Andrew Cuomo Opposes 911 Trials


November 11th, 2010 - 11:55 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Governor-Elect of New York, Andrew Cuomo has made a statement which, according to the Associated Press shows that he is very much against the professed mastermind of ... Read more...

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Hu Jintao’s ‘landmark’ US visit to ‘revolutionize’ US-China ties


October 22nd, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Oct 22 (ANI): Chinese President Hu Jintao will visit the United States early next year, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Ma Zhaoxu said at a regular news briefing on Thursday.He said the ... Read more...

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Former Surgeon General Joycelyn Elders Supports Pot Legalization


October 19th, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former U.S. Surgeon General Joycelyn Elders, told Don Lemon of CNN on Sunday, that she supports the legalization of marijuana. Joycelyn Elders had served under Clinton's ... Read more...

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Former Surgeon General Joycelyn Elders All For Legalization Of Pot


October 19th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 19, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The question of legalizing the use of Marijuana has been simmering for some time now. Joycelyn Elders, the former U.S. Surgeon General told CNN ... Read more...

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US Justice Department Sues American Express For Anti-Competitive Practices


October 5th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 5, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): recent reports suggest that the US Justice Department has sued American Express, MasterCard and Visa with an antitrust lawsuit in the U.S. District Court on ... Read more...

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