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Politicians take backseat as US remembers 9/11 victims (Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 11 (IANS) Eleven years after terrorist attacks destroyed New York World Trade Centre's twin towers, thousands gathered Tuesday at ground sero and elsewhere to remember nearly 3,000 ... Read more...

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With hope tested, Obama seeks more time for change


September 7th, 2012 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 7 (IANS) Bill Clinton was a tough act to follow. But President Barack Obama made a compelling case for his re-election with a forceful speech framing the ... Read more...

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Democrats woo middle class, say Romney out of touch


September 5th, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 5 (IANS) Democrats wooed the middle class with Michelle Obama calling the first family a testament to the American dream as others attacked President Barack Obama's Republican ... Read more...

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Indian American actor Kal Penn to host Obama nomination meet


September 4th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 4 (IANS) Indian American actor Kal Pen will have a starring role, hosting primetime coverage at the Democratic National Convention Thursday when President Barack Obama accepts the ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama meets with gurdwara victims


August 24th, 2012 - 10:14 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 24 (IANS) Reaching out to the Sikh community, US first lady Michelle Obama met with families of those killed in the Aug 5 massacre at the gurdwara in ... Read more...

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Sonia Gandhi ranked world’s sixth most powerful woman


August 22nd, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 22 (IANS) India's ruling United Progressive Alliance chairperson Sonia Gandhi has been ranked sixth, a notch ahead of US first lady Michelle Obama, in the Forbes magazine ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama to meet gurdwara shooting victims’ families (Lead)


August 19th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 19 (IANS) In an effort to reach out to the Sikh Community, US first lady Michelle Obama will next week meet the families of the victims of the ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama to meet families of gurdwara shooting victims


August 19th, 2012 - 11:03 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 19 (IANS) US First Lady Michelle Obama will next week meet the families of the victims of the shootings in a Wisconsin Sikh gurdwara earlier this month, according ... Read more...

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Beckinsale wears Indian designer


August 15th, 2012 - 3:42 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 15 (IANS) Actress Kate Beckinsale opted for a beautiful gown designed by New York-based Indian designer Naeem Khan for the Berlin premiere of her latest film "Total ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama sports a $6,800 jacket


July 30th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, July 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Michelle Obama spotted a 6800 dollar jacket to London recently. The US first lady wore the jacket to London Soiree and she did not receive any ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama arrives in Britain


July 27th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) US First Lady Michelle Obama who is leading America's delegation to the Olympics Friday arrived in Britain for the start of a two-day visit.Her packed ... Read more...

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12 mn school kids wish Mandela with birthday song


July 18th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, July 18 (IANS) As South Africa celebrated Nelson Mandela's 94th birthday Wednesday, about 12 million schoolchildren across the country sang a special composition - "We love you, ... Read more...

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Keeping immigrant families together is critical: Michelle


July 17th, 2012 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 17 (IANS/EFE) US first lady Michelle Obama has argued on television that a second term for President Barack Obama is vital for moving forward with comprehensive immigration ... Read more...

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Stefani to host Obama fundraiser with Michelle


July 5th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 5 (IANS) Singer Gwen Stefani will host a fundraiser with the US First Lady Michelle Obama as part of President Barack Obama's re-election campaign.The 42-year-old will stage ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama attends Beyonce concert


May 27th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 27 (IANS) US First Lady Michelle Obama attended singer Beyonce Knowles' concert in Atlantic City with her two daughters.Obama was staying at the Revel Resorts with ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama wishes she was Beyonce


May 26th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 26 (IANS) US First Lady Michelle Obama harbours musical dreams. She says she would have loved if she had the gift of a melodious voice and ... Read more...

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Olive tree in Italy to be named after Michelle Obama


May 20th, 2012 - 10:18 am ICT by IANS
Rome, May 20 (IANS) A 1,400-year-old olive tree in Italy will be dedicated to American first lady Michelle Obama for her efforts to promote healthy eating.The dedication ceremony will be ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Obama remembers Donna Summer


May 20th, 2012 - 6:37 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 20 (IANS) US president Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama offered condolences to late singer Donna Summer."Michelle and I were saddened to hear about the ... Read more...

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US fighting childhood obesity with sports


May 15th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 15 (IANS) In an effort to fight childhood obesity, Olympic authorities and sports organisations in the United States are initiating participation of about 1.7 million children in Olympic ... Read more...

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Clinton, Sonia, Nooyi among ‘world’s powerful moms’ (Lead)


May 13th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 13 (IANS) India's ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Pepsico's India-born CEO Indra Nooyi figure in Forbes' World's 20 Most Powerful Moms list topped ... Read more...

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Beyonce writes open letter to Michelle Obama


April 14th, 2012 - 7:32 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 14 (IANS) Singer Beyonce has penned an open letter to the US' First Lady, Michelle Obama, thanking her for fostering a positive environment for black women.According ... Read more...

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Swift scared of meeting Michelle Obama


April 3rd, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 3 (IANS) Singer Taylor Swift, who was honoured for her charity work by Michelle Obama, admits she was terrified at the prospect of meeting the US First Lady.Obama ... Read more...

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Dannii Minogue wants to design for Adele


March 27th, 2012 - 10:04 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 27 (IANS) Australian star Dannii Minogue says she would love to design for English singer Adele.Minogue alongwith partner Tabitha Somerset, who together founded the Project D ... Read more...

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Obama’s daughter safe after Mexico quake


March 21st, 2012 - 10:07 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 21 (IANS) Malia Obama, the 13-year-old daughter of US President Barack Obama, who is on vacation in Mexico was safe after a strong earthquake there, the White ... Read more...

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Obama, Cameron now bosom buddies: British daily


March 15th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 15 (IANS) A special relationship, or rather a "bromance" - affection shared by two straight males - seems to be blooming between US President Barack Obama and ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama to lead US delegation to London Olympics


March 14th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 14 (IANS) First Lady Michelle Obama has announced that she would be leading the US delegation to the London Olympics.Obama will travel to London for the Games' opening ... Read more...

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Nikki Haley skips White House dinner to meet friends


February 28th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 28 (IANS) South Carolina's Indian-American Republican Governor Nikki Haley criticised President Barack Obama's "failure to handle America", but said "personal plans" kept her and husband Michael from ... Read more...

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Smoke bomb thrown into White House


January 18th, 2012 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 18 (IANS) A smoke bomb was hurled inside the White House complex, prompting the Secret Service to deploy a robot to check it out. President Barack ... Read more...

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First Lady Rejects ‘Angry Black Woman’ Image


January 13th, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Jan 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) US First Lady Michelle Obama says America should judge her for who she is. Michelle was on CBS’ This Morning show on Thursday where she also spoke ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama’s Hawaii wardrobe creates a controversy


January 2nd, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Jan 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The US First couple is drawing a lot of flak for their 17-day Hawaiian vacation, which is speculated to cost more than $3 million. And that ... Read more...

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Obama, Hillary Clinton again top most admired list


December 28th, 2011 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 28 (IANS) President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton continue to be named by Americans as the Most Admired Man and Most Admired Woman living ... Read more...

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Jim Sensenbrenner apologizes for his comment on Michelle Obama


December 23rd, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Dec 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) US Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner has been forced to apologize after saying that First Lady Michelle Obama has bigger than normal bum size. The lawmaker made the comment ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama booed at NASCAR race


November 21st, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The First Lady and the wife of the US vice president got a rude awakening last weekend when they were booed before the start of the ... Read more...

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Investigation underway after bullet hits White House window


November 16th, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. authorities are investigating how a bullet hit an exterior window of the White House in Washington, D.C., officials said on early Wednesday morning. The bullet was ... Read more...

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Biggest moment when Michelle wore my dress: Naeem Khan (Interview)


November 1st, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Michelle Obama, Beyonce Knowles, Eva Longoria and Lady Gaga. With a client list as formidable as that, it's little wonder that New York-based Indian designer ... Read more...

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