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Russia’s Chechnya, Ingushetia involved in land grabbing row


August 27th, 2012 - 6:04 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Southwestern Russia's Chechnya region will ask federal authorities to demarcate an administrative border between Chechnya and Ingushetia, saying its lands are being seized.The issue was ... Read more...

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Witness claims that Jerry Sandusky and Booster abused boys on a private plane


August 14th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Pennsylvania, Aug 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A witness who was interviewed by federal authorities in the presence of the FBI said that he saw Jerry Sandusky and one of the boosters of Penn ... Read more...

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14 bodies found in van in Mexico


August 10th, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 10 (IANS/EFE) A van containing 14 bodies has been found on the outskirts of San Luis Potosi, a city in northern Mexico, officials said."We have the ... Read more...

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Mexico to vaccinate 1 mn chickens against bird flu


July 11th, 2012 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
Guadalajara (Mexico), July 11 (IANS/EFE) A shipment of 1 million doses of vaccine from China will be used to inoculate chickens over the next few days to contain a bird-flu ... 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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White House shooting suspect arrested (Lead)


November 17th, 2011 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 17 (IANS) A 21-year-old man described as having a hatred for Washington and President Barack Obama has been arrested in connection with with a White House shooting ... Read more...

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US working on plight of Tri-valley students


October 27th, 2011 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 27 (IANS) The United States has assured India that it was "continuing to work" on the issue of hundreds of Indian students affected by the "horrible visa scam" ... Read more...

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Medvedev orders probe into sale of land for embassies


October 26th, 2011 - 3:32 am ICT by IANS
Mosocw, Oct 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has ordered a probe into the "illegal" sale of Moscow land intended for foreign embassies to subsidiaries of a company belonging ... Read more...

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US flight makes emergency landing due to unruly passenger


October 19th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Houston, Oct 19 (IANS) A domestic Southwest Airlines flight made an emergency landing in a Texas town Tuesday afternoon after a male passenger attempted to break into the cockpit, authorities ... Read more...

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Mexico poised to restrict imports of Chinese footwear


September 8th, 2011 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 8 (IANS/EFE) The Mexican government has said it will temporarily restrict the entry of Chinese footwear when it observes a "significant and sudden" increase in imports, part ... Read more...

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Indian-American fundraiser under US scanner


April 13th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, April 13 (IANS) A federal grand jury has subpoenaed dozens of doctors in the Chicago area as part of a probe into a wealthy Indian-American fundraiser with ties ... Read more...

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Indian-American pleads guilty to hiding Indian bank accounts


April 12th, 2011 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 12 (IANS) An Indian-American businessman has pleaded guilty to conspiring with five HSBC bankers to keep his Indian accounts "below the radar" to evade taxes in the United ... Read more...

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World’s biggest source of spam e-mails shut down


March 20th, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 20 (IANS) The world's most prolific source of spam e-mails -- an international network of virus-infected computers -- has been shut down in a series of coordinated raids ... Read more...

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World’s most prolific source of spam emails shut down


March 19th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 19 (ANI): In a series of coordinated raids by Microsoft and US federal authorities, the world's most prolific source of spam emails has been shut down.The Rustock botnet is an ... Read more...

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Pak Govt orders contingency plan for N.Waziristan people ahead of military operation


March 13th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Mar 13(ANI): The Pakistan Government has directed the FATA Disaster Management Authority (FDMA) to prepare a contingency plan for thousands of families, who are likely to be uprooted after a ... Read more...

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Ajit Singh’s son-in-law caught in US Iran sting


March 4th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 4 (IANS) Vikramaditya Singh, the son-in-law of India's Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) leader Ajit Singh, has been fined $100,000 and sentenced to three years' probation by a US ... Read more...

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US toy seller caught fraudulently using Sir Peter Jackson’s credit card


January 28th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Jan 28 (ANI): An toy salesman from the US has been caught fraudulently using Sir Peter Jackson's credit card, spending nearly a quarter of a million dollars.Jackson used his American Express ... Read more...

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US historian denies tampering with Lincoln’s last pardon


January 27th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.27 (ANI): An American historian has denied tampering with one of President Abraham Lincoln's last official acts before he was assassinated on April 14, 1965.The document in question relates to ... Read more...

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Lax US gun laws in spotlight after lawmaker’s shooting


January 10th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 10 (IANS) As US federal authorities charged the suspect in the weekend shooting of a lawmaker at an Arizona political meet-and-greet, lax gun laws that allow Americans to ... Read more...

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Oz considering banning electronic tickets, automatic baggage check-ins over security reasons


January 9th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 9 (ANI): In a latest move on the crackdown of the airport security, Australia could soon ban electronic tickets and automatic baggage check-ins, and bar non-passengers from entering terminals.According to ... Read more...

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Amnesty denounces sentencing of Sen


December 25th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 25 (IANS) Amnesty International said Saturday that the life sentence handed down to Indian rights activist Binayak Sen for his alleged Maoist links violates "international fair trial standards".It is also ... 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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Australia to ease student visa norms (Lead, changing dateline)


December 17th, 2010 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
By Paritosh Parasher Melbourne, Dec 16 (IANS) In a significant move, the Australian Immigration Department has conceded the Australian universities' demand to ease visa conditions for students from India and China.The amended ... Read more...

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Gold burglar targeting South Asian homes gets 3 years


December 4th, 2010 - 10:11 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 4 (IANS) A New York City woman who admitted being part of a ring of picky burglars which targeted dozens of South Asian homes in Washington suburbs has ... Read more...

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Authorities investigate ’security concern’ aboard US Airways aircraft


October 8th, 2010 - 12:15 am ICT by BNO News
PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA (BNO NEWS) -- Federal authorities are investigating a 'security concern' aboard a US Airways aircraft at Philadelphia International Airport, the airline said.The incident involves US Airways flight 1070, an Airbus ... Read more...

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Hurricane Karl claimed 16 lives in Mexico


September 21st, 2010 - 8:29 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 21 (DPA) Hurricane Karl claimed at least 16 lives last week in Mexico, according to Monday's updated official death toll. The state of Veracruz, worst-hit by the hurricane's rain and ... Read more...

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Hathaway’s jewellery given by ex-fiance to be auctioned


September 16th, 2010 - 4:09 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 16 (IANS) Jewellery given to actress Anne Hathaway by her ex-fiance Raffaello Follieri will be auctioned off later this month. The Italian businessman was sentenced to four-and-a-half years in ... Read more...

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NY money faciltator in Times Square bombing attempt arrested


September 16th, 2010 - 12:01 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- A New York man has been charged with engaging in international illegal money transfers that funded the attempted Times Square bombing, prosecutors said Wednesday.Mohammad Younis, 44, of ... Read more...

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Indian filmmaker Vijay Kumar leaves US (Lead, Changing dateline)


September 15th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Sep 15 (IANS) Indian documentary filmmaker Vijay Kumar, who was arrested and jailed in the US for carrying brass knuckles and "jehadi literature" in his baggage, has finally made ... Read more...

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Indian filmmaker Vijay Kumar released on bail in US


September 15th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 15 (IANS) Indian filmmaker Vijay Kumar, arrested in the US for allegedly carrying jehadi literature and brass knuckles at the Houston airport in Texas, has been released on a ... Read more...

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Indian filmmaker set to return home after pleading guilty


September 9th, 2010 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Sep 9 (IANS) An Mumbai-based documentary filmmaker is finally set to be released from a Texas jail after pleading "no contest" to charges of illegally carrying brass knuckles in ... Read more...

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US Muslims call for more protection amid mosque controversy


September 2nd, 2010 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 1 (DPA) US Muslim leaders called Wednesday for more protection from law enforcement amid what they described as a wave of "Islamiphobia" over plans to build an Islamic centre and ... Read more...

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Two Somalian Americans arrested for collecting funds for terror group Al Shabab


August 6th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug.6 (ANI): American federal authorities have arrested two naturalized American citizens near Minneapolis on charges of raising funds for the Somalian terror group Al Shabab.According to Fox News, Amina Farah Ali ... Read more...

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Chicago Man Charged With Plotting To Aid Terrorist Group Al-Qaida


August 5th, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Chicago, Aug 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The federal prosecutors on Tuesday evening charged a Chicago man named Shaker Masri with attempting to aid a terrorist organization and use of mass destruction ... Read more...

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Ponzi schemer Madoff’s wife carrying out charity works in Florida


July 19th, 2010 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 19 (ANI): The disgraced wife of jailed Ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff is depending on relatives for sustenance, and searching for redemption by volunteering for charity works in Florida.The formerly ... Read more...

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