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Talent young illegal immigrants can stay in US: Obama


June 16th, 2012 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 16 (IANS) In an election-year move hailed by South Asian, Latino and other immigrant organisations, President Barack Obama announced that his administration will stop deporting talented young ... Read more...

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US told to apologize for tarnishing Cartagena’s image


April 27th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, April 27 (IANS) The Colombian government has asked the US for an apology for tarnishing the image of Cartagena, a key Caribbean resort on the northern coast of ... Read more...

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US agents seen carousing in El Salvador: Report


April 27th, 2012 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 27 (IANS/EFE) The US Secret Service said Thursday it is investigating allegations that agents frequented a strip club and patronized prostitutes in El Salvador ahead of President ... Read more...

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Obama never in danger from Secret Service scandal: Official


April 26th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 25 (IANS) US President Barack Obama was never in danger because of a prostitution scandal involving Secret Service agents during a trip to Colombia, a top official ... Read more...

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Mexican drug lord will meet Osama’s fate: US


February 28th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US will make every effort to ensure that Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman will face the fate of Al Qaeda leader ... Read more...

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US immigration agency creates ombudsman’s post


February 8th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 8 (IANS/EFE) US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Tuesday designated Andrew Lorenzen-Strait to be the agency's first public advocate as part of "ongoing detention reform and other enforcement-related ... Read more...

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Top US customs official quits


December 23rd, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 23 (IANS) Alan D. Bersin, commissioner of the US Customs and Border Protection (CBP), says he will quit at the end of the month.Bersin, who was appointed ... Read more...

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US sharing PNR data with India


December 10th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 10 (IANS) The US is negotiating new agreements with six top countries,including India, on information sharing about passenger travel, known colloquially as PNR, passenger name records, a ... Read more...

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US Sikh group leads call for probing racing profiling


December 2nd, 2011 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 2 (IANS) Amid charges of racial profiling by a group of 38 civil rights organizations led by the Sikh Coalition, the US Transportation Security Administration is investigating allegations ... Read more...

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9/11 changed life along US-Mexico border


September 11th, 2011 - 9:35 am ICT by IANS
Arizona, Sep 11 (IANS/EFE) The terror attack of Sep 11, 2001, forever changed the dynamics of life along the US-Mexico border with increased militarisation, use of technology and sanctions against ... Read more...

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Obama calls for heightened vigilance during 9/11 anniversary


September 11th, 2011 - 5:03 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 10 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Saturday called for "heightened state of vigilance and preparedness" as the country commemorates the 10th anniversary of the Sep 11 ... Read more...

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US calls for vigilance against 9/11 threat


September 10th, 2011 - 5:54 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 10 (IANS) US security head Friday asked all citizens to be vigilant against potential terror threat surrounding the 10th anniversary of the 9/ 11 terrorist attacks, ... Read more...

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US reports ‘credible but unconfirmed’ anniversary threat


September 9th, 2011 - 10:10 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 9 (IANS) US counter-terrorism officials are assessing "specific, credible but unconfirmed" information about a threat of an attack in New York City or Washington using a car or ... Read more...

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US issues travel alert ahead of 9/11 anniversary


September 3rd, 2011 - 7:05 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 3 (IANS) The US has issued a worldwide travel alert for American nationals ahead of the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks.The warning - issued by the ... Read more...

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Hurricane Irene may be America’s costliest catastrophe


August 31st, 2011 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Washingto/New York, Aug 31 (IANS) As the US East Coast struggled to recover from the aftermath of Hurricane Irene, rising floodwaters forced thousands of evacuations in New Jersey and Connecticut ... Read more...

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US to let illegal students stay and work


August 19th, 2011 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 19 (IANS) In a move to reform the US immigration system, Washington will stop deporting many students and other illegal immigrants who are not a public safety threat ... Read more...

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US steps up awareness ahead of 9/11 anniversary


August 18th, 2011 - 9:46 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 18 (IANS) US Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano has announced new steps to guard against terror attacks ahead of the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, ... Read more...

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Pat downs, row over diplomats are occasional hiccups: Roemer


June 30th, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Outgoing US envoy Timothy J. Roemer Thursday described pat downs at airports and criminal charges against Indian diplomats in America as "occasional hiccups" in ... Read more...

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India’s police to get American 3D technology, weaponry boost


June 12th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) India's long-standing ambition of massive police modernisation with sophisticated weaponry and hi-tech systems has received a major boost after a US pledge to transfer ... Read more...

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LeT is a threat to US too, says official (Lead)


June 3rd, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 3 (IANS) The Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorist group, blamed for the Mumbai attack of 2008, could pose a threat to the US too, a top American official has ... Read more...

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India may get access to Headley again


June 3rd, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 3 (IANS) The United States may provide access to Pakistani American David Headley after the ongoing trial of his long time friend, Pakistan-born Canadian Tahawwur Rana, for helping ... Read more...

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‘LeT a threat both to India, US’


June 3rd, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 3 (IANS) Likening Pakistan-based terrorist group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), blamed for the 2008 Mumbai attacks, to Al Qaeda, a top US official has said besides India it could also ... Read more...

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In security talks with US, India terms Pakistan fragile state (Intro Roundup)


May 27th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) In its security talks with the US, India Friday termed Pakistan a "fragile" state harbouring terrorism as a "state policy", even as New Delhi ... Read more...

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India, US to cooperate in curbing money laundering


May 27th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) India and the United States Friday agreed to cooperate in investigating money laundering, drug money flow, customs issues and in tracing black money.Secretary of ... Read more...

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India, US to boost security cooperation (Roundup)


May 27th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) India and the United States Friday agreed to intensify cooperation in counter-terrorism, intelligence accessing and sharing and cyber-security measures.Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, ... Read more...

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India, US agree to foster closer security ties


May 27th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) India and the US Friday committed to further their strategic ties by expanding cooperation in areas like accessing and sharing of data related to ... Read more...

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We are sympathetic to Krittika’s plight: Napolitano


May 27th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) US Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said here Friday that she was "very sympathetic" to the plight of 18-year-old Krittika Biswas, who ... Read more...

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Silent on ISI, US assures more access to Headley (Lead)


May 27th, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) US Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano Friday refused to comment on the involvement of Pakistan's ISI spy agency in the 2008 Mumbai terror ... Read more...

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Lashkar as dangerous as Al Qaeda: US


May 27th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Visiting US Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano Friday said the Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorist organisation was as dangerous as the Al Qaeda."The LeT is ... Read more...

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Napolitano refuses to comment on ISI’s 26/11 involvement


May 27th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Visiting US Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano Friday refused to comment on the involvement of Pakistan's ISI spy agency in the 2008 Mumbai ... Read more...

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Fragile Pakistan uses terror as state policy: India tells US (Lead)


May 27th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Calling Pakistan a "fragile" state, Home Minister P. Chidambaram said Friday that India's immediate western neighbour, a "global epicenter" of violent extremism, was promoting ... Read more...

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Chidambaram for regular meetings of Indian, US security officials


May 27th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Friday proposed meetings of top Indian and US security officials every six months to step up counter-terrorism ties between the ... Read more...

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India compliments US for 26/11 trial


May 27th, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Friday complimented the US for bringing the perpetrators of the 2008 Mumbai terror attack to justice in the ongoing trial ... Read more...

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Pakistan uses terror as state policy: India tells US


May 27th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram said Friday that Pakistan, which it termed the "global epicenter of terrorism", was promoting terror infrastructure as "state policy" against ... Read more...

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India, US launch internal security dialogue


May 27th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) India and the US launched their first internal security dialogue here Friday with Home Minister P. Chidambaram and his American counterpart Janet Napolitano deliberating ... Read more...

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