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George W. Bush voted most unpopular former US president


June 8th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 8 (IANS) George W. Bush has been voted the most unpopular living former president of the US.Bush - born July 6, 1946 - was the 43rd president of ... Read more...

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Jessica Simpson reveals her post-baby weight loss plan


June 1st, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, June 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After giving birth to her daughter Maxwell Drew, Jessica Simpson has become a member of Weight Watchers, which she planned to do before she learnt that ... Read more...

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Bush to unveil his portrait in White House


May 19th, 2012 - 8:32 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 19 (IANS) Former US President George W. Bush will unveil his portrait in the White House later this month, his office said Friday.Bush and former first lady Laura ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh Khan detained again at NYK airport(Second Lead)


April 13th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
New York, April 13 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who has millions of fans in India and around the world, was detained at New York's White Plains airport ... Read more...

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Obama presents budget plan


February 14th, 2012 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 14 (IANS/EFE) President Barack Obama presented Monday his budget plan for 2013, which calls for nearly $4 trillion in spending and aims to reduce the deficit from ... Read more...

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Obama confirms Pakistan drone strikes


January 31st, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 31 (IANS) Unmanned drones regularly strike suspected militants in Pakistan's tribal areas, US President Barack Obama confirmed during a video "hangout" on Google's social network Google+ that ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s ambitions run far beyond Afghanistan (Comment)


December 5th, 2011 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Throughout its short history, Pakistan has bewildered its critics by lurching from crisis to crisis and yet somehow not only surviving but seeming to emerge militarily charged after every trial.While ... Read more...

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Obama announces more resources for AIDS fight


December 2nd, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 2 (IANS/EFE) President Barack Obama Thursday renewed the US government's commitment to the worldwide fight against AIDS by announcing the allocation of more resources and the establishment ... Read more...

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Ronald Reagan monument unveiled in Georgia


November 24th, 2011 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Tbilisi, Nov 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A monument to former US president Ronald Reagan has been unveiled in Tbilisi, the capital and largest city of Georgia.The monument features a bronze statue ... Read more...

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George Bush in Mumbai on private visit


November 7th, 2011 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 7 (IANS) Former US president George W. Bush arrived here late Monday on a private visit, a police officer said."We have provided the security for Mr Bush for ... Read more...

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US deported 396,000 in 2011 fiscal year


October 19th, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS/EFE) The US government deported a record 396,000 people in the 2011 fiscal year, Immigration and Customs Enforcement said Tuesday.Almost 55 percent of the foreigners deported, ... Read more...

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George W. Bush reveals his most nervous moment of presidency


September 13th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Sept 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former US President George Walker Bush has revealed the most nervous moment of his presidency. The former president is featured in a TIME documentary titled “Beyond 9/11: ... Read more...

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New York marks 10th anniversary of 9/11 attack


September 11th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 11 (IANS) A memorial service began Sunday morning at the National September 11 Memorial - the site of the destroyed World Trade Center - to mark ... Read more...

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US dedicates new memorial ahead of 9/11’s 10th anniversary


September 11th, 2011 - 5:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 11 (IANS) The US Saturday dedicated a new national memorial to commemorate the victims of United Airlines Flight 93 who were killed in the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The memorial ... Read more...

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No pleasure in Osama death: Bush


September 6th, 2011 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 6 (IANS) Former president George W. Bush says he experienced no pleasure when he heard about the death of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, mastermind of Sep ... Read more...

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Dick Cheney claims in memoir that Colin Powell took cheap shots at him during Bush era


August 29th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Aug 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Two of the most powerful figures in George W. Bush’s administration are engaged in media war of words. Former Vice President Dick Cheney and former Secretary of ... Read more...

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Dick Cheney used to keep his resignation letter in a secret place


August 25th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Aug 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former US Vice President Dick Cheney has revealed that he had his resignation letter signed and placed in a secure location inside his office safe. He revealed ... Read more...

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US deficit hits $1.1 trillion


August 11th, 2011 - 10:08 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 11 (IANS) The US budget deficit has hit a staggering $1.1 trillion putting the federal government on track to finish the 2011 fiscal year with the second-largest gap ... Read more...

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Man jailed in Britain for hate rant over Iraq war


July 30th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) A man in Britain has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for calling upon Muslims to attack MPs who voted for the Iraq war.Bilal Zaheer ... Read more...

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Tibetans welcome Obama, Dalai Lama meeting


July 16th, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, July 16 (IANS) The Tibetan government-in-exile, based in this Himachal Pradesh town, Saturday welcomed the scheduled meeting between their spiritual leader the Dalai Lama and US President Barack ... Read more...

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Nikki Haley publishing her memoir


July 1st, 2011 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 1 (IANS) South Carolina's Indian-American Governor Nikki Haley is all set to publish her memoir just shy of her 40th birthday.Her book, "Can't is Not an Option", ... Read more...

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Gates says Goodbye to Pentagon


July 1st, 2011 - 4:34 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 1 (IANS) Retiring US Defence Secretary Robert Gates Thursday wrapped up his four-and-a-half years in the Pentagon, with an unexpected gift from President Barack Obama, Xinhua reported.During ... Read more...

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US counterterrorism chief quits


June 10th, 2011 - 2:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 10 (IANS) Mike Leiter, the head of the US National Counterterrorism Centre, is quiting after close to five years at the post, the White House said Thursday.The White ... Read more...

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US prosecutors file fresh charges against 9/11 suspects


June 1st, 2011 - 7:22 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 1 (IANS) US prosecutors have filed new charges against Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the alleged mastermind of the 9/11 terrorist attacks in 2001, and four alleged co-conspirators detained at ... Read more...

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Obama gets date wrong, signs guestbook 2008!


May 25th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 25 (IANS) Visiting US President Barack Obama got the date wrong by three years when he signed a guestbook at the Westminster Abbey, despite apparently asking the ... Read more...

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Osama raid Obama’s election propaganda: Ahmadinejad


May 15th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 15 (IANS) The US killed Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden as part of Barack Obama's "propaganda" to secure victory in the next presidential election, Iranian President ... Read more...

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Obama lays wreath at Ground Zero memorial


May 6th, 2011 - 3:02 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 6 (IANS) US President Barack Obama visited Ground Zero to lay a wreath at a memorial to the nearly 3,000 victims of the 9/11 attack, days ... Read more...

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Bush declines Obama’s invitation to go to Ground Zero


May 4th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) President Barack Obama’s invitation to George W. Bush has been declined by the former President. President Obama is scheduled to address the nation from Ground Zero ... Read more...

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Obama, others’ went through ‘anxiety-filled periods’ watching Osama getting killed


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3 (ANI): US President Barack Obama and other officials assembled in the White House to watch the live video of the combat operation that killed Osama bin-Laden in his ... Read more...

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Bin Laden news comes on anniversary after ‘Mission Accomplished”


May 2nd, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 2 (ANI): May 1, 2011 will be noted in the history books as the date President Obama announced that Osama Bin Laden was killed.It is eight years to the ... Read more...

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Bush congratulates Obama on Bin Laden killing


May 2nd, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Dallas (Texas), May 2 (ANI): Former US president George W. Bush has congratulated President Barack Obama and the members of the military for the successful elimination of Al Qaeda chief Osama ... Read more...

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Obama called Bush, Clinton before releasing statement on Osama’s death


May 2nd, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 2 (ANI): US President Barack Obama called his predecessors George W. Bush and Bill Clinton on Sunday before announcing to the world that Al Qaeda Osama bin Laden had ... Read more...

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Bush, Clinton hail Osama killing as momentous achievement (Lead)


May 2nd, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 2 (IANS) US leaders across the political divide have hailed the killing of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, mastermind of the Sep 11, 2001 terror attacks, in ... Read more...

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Osama’s killing momentous achievement: Bush


May 2nd, 2011 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 2 (IANS) The killing of Osama bin Laden is a "momentous achievement", said former president George W. Bush, who launched a massive manhunt for the elusive ... Read more...

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Osama bin Laden killed in Pakistan: Obama (Third Lead)


May 2nd, 2011 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 2 (IANS) The world's most wanted terrorist and Al Qaeda founder Osama bin Laden has been killed in Pakistan, US President Barack Obama announced, describing it as ... Read more...

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