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Wanting to fight Nazis, Hitler’s nephew wrote to Roosevelt


August 2nd, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) A nephew of Adolf Hitler wrote a letter to then US president Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1942 in which he begged to be allowed to enlist ... Read more...

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US marks 70th anniversary of Pearl Harbor attacks


December 8th, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Dec 8 (IANS) The US government, military and veteran groups held a number of events Wednesday to remember 2,400 sailors and marines who perished exactly 70 years ago ... Read more...

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Bill Murray joins ‘Hyde park’ as FDR


May 6th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, May 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Variety.com has reported that Bill Murray is officially confirmed for a role in the historical drama “Hyde Park on Hudson.” The report say Murray will ... Read more...

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Obama visit to India: past as reminder for future (Comment)


November 1st, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
By C. Uday Bhaskar US President Barack Obama embarks on his India 'yatra' in Mumbai Nov 6 to leave his impress on a complex, contradictory and asymmetric bilateral relationship between the world's ... Read more...

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Putin may become Russian president again in 2012


September 7th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Sochi (Russia), Sept.7 (ANI): Russia's Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has revealed that he may want to stand for his old job as president in 2012.According to a report in The Independent, Putin ... Read more...

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Obama’s Oval Office gets a makeover


September 1st, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 1 (IANS) The Oval Office is sporting a modern look with new and re-upholstered furniture, cream-coloured carpet, fresh paint and wallpaper. The president's desk, called the Resolute, however remains unchanged. New ... Read more...

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Poll ranks Obama as the 15th best president of US


July 2nd, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 2 (ANI): A new poll of leading presidential scholars by Siena College has ranked Barack Obama as the 15th best president of the United States, just below former President ... Read more...

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Bret Michaels Still Not Out Of Danger


April 26th, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Apr 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The fans of singer and reality TV star Bret Michael are anxious as the star is still battling with a critical brain hemorrhage at a hospital. ... Read more...

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Nuclear summit begins, Obama welcomes world leaders


April 13th, 2010 - 6:08 am ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand Washington, April 13 (IANS) The two-day Nuclear Security Summit began Monday as US President Barack Obama welcomed leaders of 46 countries who have gathered in the American capital to ... Read more...

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Nuclear summit warms up Washington DC Monday


April 13th, 2010 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand Washington, April 12 (IANS) It's cherry blossom season in the American capital as US President Barack Obama's pet project, the 47-nation Nuclear Security Summit, opens here Monday amid high ... Read more...

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Ronald Reagan to grace the $50 bill?


March 4th, 2010 - 1:46 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Mar 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rep. Patrick McHenry has proposed that the former US President Ronald Reagan ought to be honored with a spot on the $50 bill. Already other ... Read more...

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It’s not right. It’s not even wrong !


January 21st, 2010 - 7:40 pm ICT by ANI
By Dr. B M HegdeMangalore, Jan 21 (ANI): The Union Government's recent submission before the Supreme Court to derecognise 44 Deemed to be Universities reminds me of the famous quote of Wolfgang ... Read more...

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Treasury Department Sued For Unclaimed Bonds


October 19th, 2009 - 6:05 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Oct. 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS)The federal government is now facing a lawsuit for the money it had raised around 70 years ago for the funding of the World War II. The ... Read more...

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Obama seems to have eclectic tastes when it comes to choice of drinks


July 18th, 2009 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 18 (ANI): Unlike some of his predecessors, U.S. President Barack Obama has appears to have eclectic tastes, when it comes to the choice of drinks.While Franklin D. Roosevelt ... Read more...

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Indian diplomacy in Washington presents a new elegant face


May 23rd, 2009 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, May 23 (IANS) The face of Indian diplomacy in Washington underwent a change this week as Meera Shankar, the second Indian woman envoy to the US, presented her ... Read more...

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`New Foundation’ being groomed as Obama’s unique slogan


May 16th, 2009 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 16 (ANI): President Barack Obama has coined an expression to encapsulate his ambitious program to pull the country out of the deepest recession, overhaul energy, education and health care, ... Read more...

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Roosevelt tried to save Jewish refugees during World War II, claims book


May 2nd, 2009 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 2 (ANI): A new book has disputed widely held assumptions that during World War II the then US president Franklin D. Roosevelt was insensitive to the plight of European Jews ... Read more...

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Ban asks G-20 to give $1 trillion to help developing world


March 26th, 2009 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 26 (DPA) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has asked the group of 20 leading economies meeting in London next week to provide $1 trillion to assist developing countries ... Read more...

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UN seeks $750 bn for Global Green New Deal


March 20th, 2009 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 19 (DPA) The world's 20 most advanced economies should consider investing one percent of the global gross domestic product - about $750 billion - in five sectors to build ... Read more...

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Obama more skilled speaking ex-tempore, than using teleprompter


February 25th, 2009 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.25 (ANI): Even as President Barack Obama delivered his first address to a joint session of the US Congress, a debate has surfaced over his speaking skills. While some admire Obama''s ... Read more...

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Lincoln tops, Clinton moves up, Bush trails in presidential survey


February 17th, 2009 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 17 (IANS) US President Barack Obama's role model Abraham Lincoln has finished first in a ranking by historians of the 43 former White House occupants with the last one, George ... Read more...

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US historys best presidential inaugural addresses


January 21st, 2009 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.21 (ANI): Abraham Lincoln, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, John F Kennedy and Ronald Reagan have been credited with delivering the best inaugural addresses in American history, according to a Live Science ... Read more...

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Obama to echo JFKs plea for self-sacrifice in inaugural speech


January 19th, 2009 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 19 (ANI): Barack Obama is reportedly set to remind his fellow Americans of John F Kennedy''s call for self-sacrifice along with a with a new "era of responsibility" in ... Read more...

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Bush leaves presidency with lowest in history 22 percent approval ratings


January 17th, 2009 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 17 (ANI): Only 22 percent of Americans have said they approved President George W Bushs performance over the last eight years, as he prepares to leave office, according ... Read more...

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Few takers for George Bushs proposed 300-mln dollar library


December 29th, 2008 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 29 (ANI): If reports are to believed, outgoing US President George Bush would find it difficult to raise funds for his proposed 300 million dollar library, which is going ... Read more...

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US leaders” automobiles reflect their lives and times


December 10th, 2008 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec.10 (ANI): People say that what one chooses to drive says a lot about their personality and character, and U.S. presidents are no exception. While most are routinely transported ... Read more...

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Obama seeks help for automakers, homeowners; jokes over family life


November 17th, 2008 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 17 (DPA) In his first interview as president-elect, Barack Obama called for help for the ailing US auto industry and for homeowners facing foreclosure amid the ongoing financial crisis.Obama appeared ... Read more...

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Washington summit: Expect major showdown between US and world powers (Comment)


November 4th, 2008 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Whether it is the ASEM summit in Beijing or the G-20 meeting convened by President George W. Bush in his last weeks in office, it is obvious that the present global financial ... Read more...

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Bushs election guru says Obama has copied his tactics


October 26th, 2008 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 26 (ANI): Karl Rove, the noted architect of President George W Bushs two victories, has said if Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama wins the White House race, it will ... Read more...

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New personality test can tell whether you are fit to be US President


October 25th, 2008 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 25 (ANI): In the run up to the presidential election in the United States, a research team has come up with a personality test that can help find out ... Read more...

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US electorate still ill-informed about McCain, Obama health status: Experts


October 20th, 2008 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct.20 (ANI): The American electorate, by and large, continues to remain ill-informed about the health status of both Republican presidential candidate Senator John McCain and his Democratic rival Barack ... Read more...

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Brown wants to rewrite the rules of capitalism


October 16th, 2008 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
London , Oct 16 (ANI): British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has called for the most ambitious reform of the world economic order since the Second World War in order to prevent ... Read more...

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Genealogists link Sarah Palin to Diana, Franklin D Roosevelt


October 9th, 2008 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 9 (ANI): U.S. Republican Vice-presidential nominee Sarah Palin is related to Princess Diana, if genealogists are to be believed. According to research experts Ancestry.com, the Governor of Alaska is ... Read more...

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Gordon Brown seeks ‘global New Deal’ with India


April 23rd, 2008 - 10:33 am ICT by admin
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, April 23 (IANS) British Prime Minister Gordon Brown invited India to be part of what he called "a global New Deal" - a partnership that will overhaul a ... Read more...

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Cherie Blair conferred Eleanor Roosevelt Val-Kill medal


November 14th, 2007 - 2:21 am ICT by admin
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