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As hurricane hits home, Bobby Jindal takes charge


August 29th, 2012 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 29 (IANS) As Hurricane Isaac hit southeast Louisiana on the eve of the seventh anniversary of catastrophic Hurricane Katrina, the state's Indian-American Governor Bobby Jindal warned residents ... Read more...

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Journalist kidnapped in Mexico


May 19th, 2012 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, May 19 (IANS/EFE) A crime reporter in the northwestern Mexican state of Sonora has been abducted, his newspaper said Friday.Marcos Avila Garcia, 39, was at a carwash a ... Read more...

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Mexico puts up $1.2 bn to solve kidnappings


May 12th, 2012 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, May 12 (IANS/EFE) Mexican authorities said Friday that they are prepared to pay up to 16.5 billion pesos ($1.23 billion) in rewards for information leading to the rescue ... Read more...

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Mexico seeks to protect journalists, rights activists


May 2nd, 2012 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, May 2 (IANS/EFE) The lower house of the Mexican Congress approved a bill that includes urgent measures to protect journalists and human rights defenders.The measure, which now goes ... Read more...

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BP reaches oil spill deal


March 3rd, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 3 (IANS) British oil giant BP has agreed to pay $7.8 billion to American businesses hit by the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, The Telegraph reported Saturday.The company ... Read more...

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BP has paid $5 bn to people affected by oil spill


August 24th, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 24 (IANS/EFE) BP Plc. so far has paid $5 billion to people who were affected by the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico after the explosion of ... Read more...

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Missing Mexican journalist found dead


June 4th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Veracruz (Mexico), June 4 (IANS/EFE) A journalist in eastern Mexico who disappeared nearly three months ago was found dead, authorities in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz said Friday.The remains ... Read more...

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GM Making Chevy Volt, Parts Built Using Oil Spill Boom


December 21st, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Chevy Volt, the much touted GM car with a green footprint is in news again. The latest news is that the iconic U.S. car maker is ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Pamela Anderson adopts stray dogs


October 27th, 2010 - 2:37 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 27 (IANS) Pamela Anderson has adopted two stray dogs from a shelter in New Orleans, Louisiana.The supermodel-actress extended a helping hand when animal rights group PETA asked her to help ... Read more...

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President Obama hails Adm. Allen as he retires as oil spill commander


October 2nd, 2010 - 1:47 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) – United States President Barack Obama on Friday hailed Admiral Thad Allen for his work as commander of the oil spill response effort as Allen announced his retirement ... Read more...

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Hurricane Karl makes landfall on Mexico’s Gulf coast as category 3


September 18th, 2010 - 12:28 am ICT by BNO News
MIAMI (BNO NEWS) -- Karl made landfall on Friday as hurricane category 3 near the Mexican port city of Veracruz on Mexico's Gulf coast, meteorologists said."Mexican radar observations and satellite images indicate ... Read more...

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Darfur involvement biggest failure of my life, says George Clooney


September 3rd, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 3 (ANI): George Clooney has said that amongst all his humanitarian efforts, Darfur has been the biggest failure of his life.Clooney, 49, and his Journalist father smuggled cameras into the ... Read more...

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Seven die in Mexico shootout


August 31st, 2010 - 6:49 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 31 (IANS/EFE) Seven people died in a nearly 15-hour battle between gunmen and soldiers in Mexico, defence department said Monday. The clash began Sunday night when troops tried to search ... Read more...

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Tiny Gulf sea creature could shed light on impact of oil spill


August 28th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 28 (ANI): A University of Alabama molecular biologist plans to collect sea anemones that live in Gulf Coast waters back to his lab in order to better understand the impact ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

72 bodies discovered in mass grave in Mexico’s drug-plaged north


August 25th, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by BNO News
MEXICO CITY (BNO NEWS) – The bodies of at least 72 people were found in a mass grave near San Fernando, a town located in Mexico's Tamaulipas state, officials said.The alleged dumping ... Read more...

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Obamas swim in the Gulf of Mexico


August 15th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 15 (ANI): US President Barack Obama and his family have taken a swim in the Gulf of Mexico with the declaration that the beaches along the oil-hit coastline are ... Read more...

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Dogs affected by oil spill get new home


August 12th, 2010 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 12 (IANS) The oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico had 94 unexpected victims. Most of the residents living along the US coast decided to give up their dogs ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Obama confident as BP begins final step


August 10th, 2010 - 2:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 10 (DPA) US President Barack Obama said the long struggle to cap a gushing oil well in the Gulf of Mexico appeared "just about over," as oil company BP ... Read more...

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Sandra Bullock Has Doubts About The Intentions Of The Gulf Restoration Video


August 1st, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 1, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Sandra Bullock’s spokesperson Cheryl Maisel has demanded that Bullock’s part in a video on the Gulf oil leakage be edited till it is established ... Read more...

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Sandra Bullock Quits From Gulf Restoration Video


August 1st, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Aug 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actress Sandra Bullock who had entered into an agreement with America's Wetland Foundation to appear in a video featuring the ill effects of the recent oil ... Read more...

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Sandra Bullock locked in battle over Gulf spill PSA video


July 31st, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 31 (ANI): Sandra Bullock's representative has asked for her part in a public service announcement video on Gulf spill to be edited, till it is confirmed that the clip ... Read more...

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BP announces hiring of disaster management and consulting firm


July 30th, 2010 - 11:39 pm ICT by BNO News
BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA (BNO NEWS) – BP announced on Friday that it has hired Witt Associates, a public safety and crisis management consulting firm, and consequently its CEO James Lee Witt to ... Read more...

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Robert Dudley to replace BP CEO Tony Hayward as oil giant reports $17 billion loss


July 27th, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- U.K. oil giant BP on Tuesday announced that embattled CEO Tony Hayward will step down by "mutual agreement" as the company's chief executive on October 1 after reporting ... Read more...

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Obamas’ to holiday in oil spill-free Gulf Coast to end public stigma


July 23rd, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 23 (ANI): The Obamas' have changed their vacation plans and will now "spend the weekend" in the Gulf Coast the weekend of August, 14th, the White House announced Thursday.Both ... Read more...

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Obama may lose to unnamed Republican challenger in 2012: Varsity poll


July 22nd, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 22 (ANI): An unnamed Republican challenger is likely to defeat incumbent US President Barack Obama in the 2012 elections, if the outcome of a new Quinnipiac University poll is ... Read more...

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Sandra Bullock urges fans to help in Gulf oil spill


July 21st, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 21 (ANI): Sandra Bullock, Blake Lively, Lenny Kravitz And Dave Matthews are playing the role of good Samaritans, urging fans to pitch in to clean up the Gulf oil ... Read more...

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BP CEO Tony Hayward to step down by end of 2010: Report


July 21st, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 21 (ANI): British Petroleum's chief executive Tony Hayward is expected to step down from his post within the next ten weeks as the company seeks to restore its reputation and ... Read more...

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“The Obama Diaries”: Laura Ingraham’s New Book


July 16th, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Radio host and conservative commentator Laura Ingraham released her new book "The Obama Diaries" last Tuesday, July 13, 2010 which is a satirical book based on ... Read more...

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BP ‘temporarily’ stops oil leak in Gulf of Mexico


July 16th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Houston, July 16(ANI): The gush of oil from BP's spewing well in the Gulf of Mexico has been 'temporarily' stopped for the first time in three months, raising hopes that it ... Read more...

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BP to test the containment cap in the leaking oilrig


July 13th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) BP would know in 48 hours whether it has finally been able to stop the oil that is leaking into the Gulf.BP installed a new, well-fitted ... Read more...

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BP’s Fresh Containment Cap Resurrects Hopes Of Stopping Oil Spill


July 13th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 13, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The engineers of British Petroleum (BP) utilized undersea robots on Sunday in order to position an enhanced containment cap over a cracked oil well. This ... Read more...

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Despite tar balls, Florida beaches remain open to the public


July 11th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Florida, July 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Despite several health concerns, most of the beaches at Florida remain open. This is indeed surprising, as tar balls have been found at the beaches.Concerns over the ... Read more...

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Jimmy Buffett To Conduct A Concert On Gulf Shores


July 7th, 2010 - 9:44 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 7, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Alabama born singer Jimmy Buffet is going to conduct a concert with his Coral Reefer Band on the Gulf shores on Sunday. ... Read more...

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Jimmy Buffet to host a concert to boost those affected by the oil spill


July 7th, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Orange Beach, July 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jimmy Buffet is just as furious as anyone, about the oil spill that has engulfed the States along the Gulf of Mexico. The popular singer ... Read more...

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Jimmy Buffett Concert At Gulf Coast This Weekend


July 7th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey July 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Although singer Jimmy Buffett could not "stick my [his] finger in that hole" in the British Petroleum oil well in the Gulf of Mexico, he is ... Read more...

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