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US warns of more violence over anti-Islam video


September 14th, 2012 - 10:03 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 14 (IANS) With anti-US protests over an anti-Islam video spreading to 11 nations, Washington braced for a growing furore threatening US interests abroad and at home ahead of ... Read more...

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Five held in US for plotting to blow up bridge


May 1st, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 1 (IANS) Five suspects have been arrested by the FBI for allegedly plotting to blow up a bridge in Ohio state, media reports said Tuesday.The arrests were, however, ... Read more...

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Moscow to turn government offices into hotels


February 14th, 2012 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) In a bid to decongest the city centre, the Moscow city government plans to turn federal government offices based there into hotels after the offices ... Read more...

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Small plane crashes after take-off in South Dakota, killing 4


December 10th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by BNO News
SIOUX FALLS, SOUTH DAKOTA (BNO NEWS) -- Four people were killed on Friday afternoon when a small plane crashed near an airport in the U.S. state of South Dakota, federal officials said ... Read more...

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Are the Sacramento Kings moving to any other location?


September 27th, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sacramento, Sept 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Officials at Sacramento are determined to keep the Kings NBA franchise in the city. NBA officials told the Sacramento Kings team that they have to either have ... Read more...

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Hackers say they obtained US police information


August 8th, 2011 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 8 (IANS/EFE) A group of hackers said that it had obtained access to "a massive amount of confidential information that is sure to (embarrass), discredit and incriminate police ... Read more...

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US may use Facebook, Twitter to issue terror alerts


April 8th, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.8 (ANI): The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is planning to use social networks such as Facebook and Twitter to spread terror alert warnings.DHS officials have said they ... Read more...

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Plane crash kills 4 at New Mexico airport


April 3rd, 2011 - 12:49 am ICT by BNO News
ROSWELL, NEW MEXICO (BNO NEWS) -- Four people were killed on Saturday morning when their jet crashed upon take-off from an airport in New Mexico, federal officials said.Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) spokesman ... Read more...

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Small plane crashes at Long Beach Airport in California


March 17th, 2011 - 12:58 am ICT by BNO News
LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- A twin-engine plane crashed at Long Beach Airport near Los Angeles on late Wednesday morning, federal officials said.Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) spokesman Ian Gregor said the ... 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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Man mistaken for drug cartel boss to sue government


January 24th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Ensenada (Mexico), Jan 24 (IANS/EFE) A man mistakenly identified as the leader of the Tijuana drug cartel by Mexican prosecutors said he might sue the government for damaging his reputation.Raul Inda ... Read more...

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‘Suspicious item’ aboard American Airlines flight in Miami declared safe


January 18th, 2011 - 4:53 am ICT by BNO News
MIAMI (BNO NEWS) -- A suspicious item found aboard an American Airlines flight at Miami Day International Airport on Monday morning has been declared safe, according to federal officials.According to Greg Soule, ... Read more...

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Russia wants officials to be fluent in English


January 15th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 15 (IANS) Russia wants all its newly-recruited bureaucrats to be English-speaking people from the next year and is taking measures to have at least one-fifth of its federal officials knowing ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Mexican drug lord Nazario “El Chayo” Moreno Gonzalez reportedly killed by troops


December 10th, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by BNO News
MEXICO CITY (BNO NEWS) -- Mexican top drug lord Nazario "El Chayo" Moreno Gonzalez, the leader and founder of the powerful "La Familia Michoacana" cartel, may have died Thursday during clashes with ... Read more...

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Full-body scanner row: US denies checking all travellers


November 23rd, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 23 (IANS) As dozens of images taken by full-body scanners at airports leaked on internet, the US has sought to quell complaints about the new equipment and pat-down search saying ... Read more...

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Canadian Government to discuss compensation package with bombed Air India victims families


October 22nd, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, Oct. 22 (ANI): Two Canadian Government ministers are reportedly meeting privately with relatives of Air India victims here on Friday to discuss a promised compensation package, though they and the families ... Read more...

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PCB just following ICC ‘guidelines’: Tafazzul Rizvi


October 20th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 20 (ANI): The International Cricket Council's warning to Pakistan for implementation of specific measures to overcome flaws in the country's cricket within next 30 days were in fact 'guidelines' usually ... Read more...

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Former Surgeon General Joycelyn Elders Says to Legalize Pot


October 19th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a report from CNN the former Surgeon General of the United States, Joycelyn Elders shared her feelings on the legalization of marijuana, giving her support. 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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Canada monitoring second shipload of Sri Lankan migrants to country


October 18th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
Ottawa, Oct 18 (ANI): The Canadian government is reportedly monitoring a second ship full of Sri Lankan migrants preparing to head towards the country, and has stepped up its co-operation with other ... Read more...

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FBI failed to act on Headley’s wife’s terror link expose 3 yrs before Mumbai attacks


October 16th, 2010 - 11:38 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 16 (ANI): The key figure in the Mumbai attacks David Coleman Headley's wife had informed the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) at least three years before the November 2008 attack, ... Read more...

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Before Mumbai attacks, wife warned of Headley’s terror ties in Pakistan


October 16th, 2010 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 16 (IANS) Three years before Pakistani terrorists struck Mumbai in 2008, federal agents in New York City investigated a tip that David Coleman Headley was training in Pakistan ... Read more...

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CHiPs star Larry Wilcox nailed for securities fraud


October 8th, 2010 - 10:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
“CHiPs” actor Larry Wilcox of West Hills in California has been charged with securities fraud by federal regulators in the United States.Wilcox who is famous for his role in the 1970s series ... Read more...

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Tropical Storm Karl to hit Yucatan Peninsula, bringing sustained winds of up to 65 mph


September 15th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by BNO News
MÉRIDA, MEXICO (BNO NEWS) – Tropical Storm Karl on Wednesday caused a tropical storm warning to be issued for the east coast of the Yucatan Peninsula from Chetumal at the Mexico/Belize border ... Read more...

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JetBlue passenger plane blows tire upon landing at Sacramento Int’l Airport


August 27th, 2010 - 3:48 am ICT by BNO News
SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- A JetBlue passenger plane blew a tire while landing at Sacramento International Airport on early Thursday afternoon, federal officials said.JetBlue flight 262 left Long Beach Airport at ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka asks Canada to share intelligence on Tamil migrants


August 17th, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto/Colombo, Aug.17 (ANI): Sri Lanka has reportedly urged Canada to share more of its intelligence on human smuggling operation with ties to the Tamil Tigers.Sri Lankan High Commissioner to Canada Chitranganee Wagiswara ... Read more...

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Al-Qaeda new planning chief’s mom calls him “kind, loving, caring”


August 8th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
New York, August 8 (ANI): The mother of a Saudi-born American and allegedly al-Qaeda's new head of global operational planning, Adnan G. Shukrijumah, whom the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has termed ... Read more...

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Six hurt after small plane crashes in western New York


August 2nd, 2010 - 10:19 am ICT by BNO News
NEWFANE, NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- Six people were injured after a small plane crashed in western New York on Sunday afternoon, local and federal officials said.The fixed wing single-engine Cessna 185F ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Small plane crashes in southern California, kills one


July 28th, 2010 - 1:52 am ICT by BNO News
OCEANSIDE, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- A small plane crashed near a local airport in California on late Tuesday morning, federal officials said, killing the pilot. Ian Gregor, a spokesman for the Federal Aviation ... Read more...

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Vessels Evacuated From Gulf Oil Spill Site For Tropical Storm Bonnie


July 24th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Parts of northern Gulf coast are all set to experience heavy winds and hostile weather conditions as the Tropical Storm Bonnie gradually moves towards the Gulf ... Read more...

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National Guard Will Finally Be Deployed To Arizona & Other Border States


July 20th, 2010 - 9:59 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Troops from the National Guard will at long last be deployed to the United States/ Mexico border on August 1 for a year long term to help border ... Read more...

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Jindal plan to protect Louisiana coastline could do more harm than good: Experts


July 8th, 2010 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 8 (ANI): Louisiana's Indian origin Governor Bobby Jindal's homegrown plans to protect his state's delicate coastline could actually do more harm than good, feel scientists and the Obama administration. ... Read more...

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Times Square bomber charged with 10 terrorism and weapons counts


June 18th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
New York, June 18 (ANI): Would be Times Square car bomber Faisal Shahzad, 30, has been charged with 10 terrorism and weapons counts by a federal grand jury here.According to a ... Read more...

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U.S. Embassy Kabul welcomes the results of the Consultative Peace Jirga


June 5th, 2010 - 2:35 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) – The United States Embassy of Kabul, Afghanistan welcomed on Friday the conclusion of the Consultative Peace Jirga held in Kabul over the last three days, the Deputy ... Read more...

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James Cameron to solve Gulf oil spill crisis


June 2nd, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 2 (IANS) Oscar winning director James Cameron has joined the task force seeking a way to halt the oil slick disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. The "Avatar" and "Titanic" ... Read more...

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