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No classified information leak in Osama book: Ex-Navy Seal


September 1st, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 1 (IANS) A former US Navy Seal who gave a first-hand account of the Osama bin Laden raid in a new book has denied leaking any classified information.Robert ... Read more...

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Facebook buys AOL patents from Microsoft


April 24th, 2012 - 5:37 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, April 24 (IANS) Facebook will buy a portion of AOL patents from Microsoft for $550 million, it was announced Monday. The software giant had bought the patents ... Read more...

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Kim wants to destroy Kris Humphries!


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 22 (IANS) Basketball star Kris Humphries' lawyers claim that his former wife Kim Kardashian is trying to damage his reputation.In a statement by Kris' lawyer, which was ... Read more...

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US presidential candidate accused of sexual harassment


October 31st, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two US women have complained of "inappropriate behaviour" from Herman Cain, a presidential Republican frontrunner, the Politico newspaper said Monday.Cain, 65, who has been leading ... Read more...

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RIM ties up with Dolby for its audio technology


September 13th, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 13 (IANS) Global audio technology firm Dolby Laboratories Tuesday said it has entered into a license agreement with Canadian BlackBerry maker Reserch in Motion (RIM) for using Dolby's ... Read more...

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US government sues to block AT&T;, T-Mobile merger


September 1st, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 1 (IANS/EFE) The US Justice Department Wednesday sued to block AT&T;'s bid to acquire T-Mobile USA, saying the proposed merger would reduce competition and raise prices.In a complaint ... Read more...

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Missouri tornado toll rises to 132


May 28th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 28 (IANS/EFE) The toll in the tornado that devastated Joplin city in the American state of Missouri has reached 132, while 156 people still remain unaccounted for, ... Read more...

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232 listed as missing after US tornado


May 27th, 2011 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 27 (IANS/EFE) Authorities in Missouri published Thursday a list of 232 people still unaccounted for after the devastating tornado that claimed 125 lives in the city of ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks suspect Manning to be moved to new prison


April 20th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 20 (IANS) Bradley Manning, the US Army private suspected of passing on classified documents to whistle-blowing website WikiLeaks, is likely to be moved to a different prison after ... Read more...

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BCCI denies any understanding with Modi


October 21st, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Indian cricket board Thursday denied reports of any understanding with suspended Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman and commissioner Lalit Modi.Media reports, quoting Modi's lawyer ... Read more...

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FBI wants right to tap texts, emails and websites under proposed new bill


September 28th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 28 (ANI): A new Bill proposed to be introduced in the United States Congress in 2011, would reportedly allow the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to tap text messages, emails ... Read more...

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Hewlett-Packard Co. CEO Mark Hurd Resigns As CEO


August 7th, 2010 - 7:05 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Aug 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Late on Friday, Hewlett-Packard Co. announced that its CEO for the last five years Mark Hurd has resigned from his position. The unexpectedly resignation of the ... Read more...

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Creators of .xxx porn web domain seek decision on site’s fate


May 7th, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 7 (ANI): The group that created a web domain solely for adult content has demanded for a decision to be made about the fate of their .xxx address.Net regulator Icann ... Read more...

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Lawsuit against Wal-Mart To Go For A Trial


April 27th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 27, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): In response to a lawsuit against Wal-Mart, an American federal appeals court has ruled that the retail giant, Wal-Mart, will have to encounter charges that ... Read more...

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Library of Congress To Archive Tweets


April 16th, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 16, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The Library of Congress has resolved to archive every single tweet created since the time Twitter commenced in 2006. Since its commencement in 2006, ... Read more...

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Facebook To Add New Place Feature


March 28th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri DeyMar 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) After having revamped its profile, the popular networking site, Facebook, has decided to go for some internal changes. It has declared that it will be bringing ... Read more...

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PETA fighting to stop Mike Tyson’s reality show featuring pigeon racing


March 22nd, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 22 (ANI): PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) are up in arms against boxer Mike Tyson's plans to host a reality show featuring pigeon racing.The group wants ... Read more...

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Google says it is prepared to leave China if censoring continues


March 11th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.11 (ANI): Search engine Google has said that it is not prepared for further censorship at the hand of the Chinese Government, and is ready to leave the country if pushed ... Read more...

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Pentagon to repeal ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ policy


March 3rd, 2010 - 6:00 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 3 (DPA) US Defence Secretary Robert Gates Tuesday ordered the establishment of a working group to formulate a plan for repealing a law that bans gays from openly serving ... Read more...

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Winfrey’s company in legal battle over workout program


March 2nd, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 2 (ANI): Bosses at an exercise company have dragged Oprah Winfrey to court over a workout program.Officials at Unicus Performance Training (UPT) have filed a lawsuit against Winfrey's Harpo, ... Read more...

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Obama names Indian American on arts body


March 2nd, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 2 (IANS) President Barack Obama has picked up an Indian American to serve on the US President's Advisory Committee on the Arts for the prestigious John F. Kennedy Centre ... Read more...

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Oprah Winfrey’s company sued over workout program


February 28th, 2010 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 28 (IANS) Talk show queen Oprah Winfrey is facing legal action from bosses at an exercise company who have filed suit against her Harpo Inc firm over a workout ... Read more...

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North Carolina Gov. Perdue appoints new District Court Bench


February 16th, 2010 - 5:09 am ICT by BNO News
RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA (BNO NEWS) – North Carolina Governor Beverly Perdue on Monday appointed Karen Eady-Williams to the District Court bench for the 26th Judicial District, the Governor’s Office announced.The District Court ... Read more...

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FBI broke the laws for years in getting phone records


January 20th, 2010 - 3:25 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Jan 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The premier agency that nabs crooks, itself broke the law for getting the phone call records, between 2002 and 2006. The strategy used by the FBI ... Read more...

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US sues Intel over anti-competitive conduct


December 17th, 2009 - 8:22 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 17 (DPA) The US Federal Trade Commission sued Intel Wednesday alleging that the computer chip-making giant used anti-competitive practices to maintain its dominance. The suit claimed that the Silicon Valley pioneer ... Read more...

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Apple sues Nokia over cellphone technology


December 12th, 2009 - 2:28 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Dec 12 (DPA) Apple has sued Nokia for allegedly infringing on 13 patents, less than two months after the Finnish cellphone giant charged in a lawsuit that Apple's iPhone violated ... Read more...

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Blackwater hiring ex-Pak security officials on mind-boggling salary packages


November 6th, 2009 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov.6 (ANI): Controversial private US security firm, Blackwater is reportedly hiring ex-Pakistan security officials at mind-boggling salaries.According to The Nation, the US firm has offered some of the retired Pakistani officials ... Read more...

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WTO dispute settlement arm appoints new members


June 23rd, 2009 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, June 23 (IANS) The World Trade Organisation (WTO) Tuesday announced the appointment of two new members to its seven-member dispute settlement body. The new appointees, Ricardo Ramirez and Peter Van den ... Read more...

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Microsoft seeks fewer H-1B visas in recedssion-hit US


April 2nd, 2009 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 2 (IANS) With the hiring of foreign talent facing heightened scrutiny and the threat of greater restrictions in the US, Microsoft Corp has filed substantially fewer applications for ... Read more...

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Obama inked 500, 000 dollar book bonanza five days before taking office


March 19th, 2009 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.19 (ANI): President Barack Obama secured a 500, 000 dollar advance for a children''s book project five days before taking office, a disclosure report shows. The terms of the book ... Read more...

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Voter fraud or suppression are far more rhetoric than reality in US elections


October 27th, 2008 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 27 (ANI): Forty million voters are expected to cast early ballots this year for US presidential elections. And they are doing so amid charges from Republicans and Democrats of ... Read more...

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White House buries climate change deaths report


July 16th, 2008 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 16 (ANI): The White House has reportedly buried a report prepared by scientists which detailed a rising death toll from heat waves, fires, disease and smog. Environmental advocates have accused ... Read more...

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Move to make English sole official language in US


June 20th, 2008 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 20 (IANS) A movement is gaining momentum in the United States to make English its sole official language. The US does not have an official language though English ... Read more...

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Canadian citizenship awaits Punjabis with money to spare!


June 11th, 2008 - 10:30 am ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, June 11 (IANS) A leading Canadian investment facilitator has been focussing on the rich in Punjab, offering them permanent residency (PR) and even citizenship - if they are willing ... Read more...

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Prominent Indian American charged with insider trading


May 26th, 2008 - 6:57 pm ICT by admin
New York, May 26 (IANS) Zachariah P. Zachariah, an influential Indian American Republican who has raised funds for the party and has been close to the Bush family, has been charged with ... Read more...

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