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James Ford Seale dies


August 4th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Aug 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) James Ford Seale, the convicted Ku Klux Klan killer, has died in prison at the age of 76. Seale was sentenced to three life in jail in ... Read more...

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Michele Bachmann criticizes black farmers settlement


July 19th, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Omaha, Neb., July 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Michele Bachmann has criticized President Barack Obama for signing a legislation that saw African-American farmers compensated almost $1.2 billion for years of discrimination and neglect. According ... Read more...

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Storms kill at least 47 across US


April 18th, 2011 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 18 (IANS/EFE) Storms and tornadoes that hit the southeastern US over the weekend have left at least 47 people dead in six states.The National Weather Service said the ... Read more...

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Library of Congress to display 1st US map sold for record $1.8mn


February 1st, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): Visitors to the Library of Congress will soon be able to view the first map of the United States, thanks to a philanthropist who snapped it for a ... Read more...

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Ed Reed’s Brother Go Missing After Escaping Police Chase


January 8th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Authorities working with the St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office were out for a massive search hunt today to look for the brother of Baltimore Raven's safety, ... Read more...

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‘Autobiography of Mark Twain’ a big hit across US


November 20th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 20 (ANI): Late American author Mark Twain's autobiography is a big hit across the country, landing on best-seller lists and going back to press six times, for a total ... Read more...

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Islands flanking Mississippi ‘might vanish’ due to oil spill, sea level rise


October 30th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 30 (ANI): Researchers have warned that the islands flanking the Mississippi river might entirely disappear in the coming decades not only due to sea level rise and local subsidence but ... Read more...

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Gulf oil displaced, killed whale sharks?


September 26th, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 26 (ANI): As an aftermath of one of the largest oil spill accident in the Gulf of Mexico, the feeding habitat of whale sharks has been destroyed, possibly killing ... Read more...

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Scientists predict how oil from Deepwater Horizon spill will spread


September 3rd, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 3 (ANI): A UC Santa Barbara scientist has come up with a new method of predicting how contaminants like oil from Deepwater Horizon spill would spread."We predicted where the oil ... Read more...

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Numberless Departed Fishes Reportedly Found At The Mouth Of Mississippi


August 24th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Washington, August 24, 2010 (Just Flashed): Numberless fishes have put in an appearance in a deceased condition at the mouth of the Mississippi River in America. This has activated an examination by ... Read more...

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“Dateline” NBC Recounts Murder Mystery Of Chris Jenkins


August 7th, 2010 - 9:01 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Aug 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Friday night, the "Dateline NBC" chose to keep in front of the viewers the story of former University of Minnesota student Chris Jenkins who died ... Read more...

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New theory to reveal why midcontinent faults generate earthquakes?


July 31st, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 31 (ANI): Researchers at Purdue University may finally unravel the mystery of why the New Madrid fault - lying in the middle of the North American continent and not along ... Read more...

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Dead Zone in Gulf due to BP oil spill, say experts


July 12th, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 12 (ANI): The dead zone that has been persisting in the Gulf for over a month now, is most likely due to the BP oil spill, say experts.Oil spills can ... Read more...

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Mississippi river could fight Gulf oil spill


June 18th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 18 (ANI): There is finally a saviour for coastal wetlands of Louisiana, currently threatened by the Gulf oil spill - the Mississippi river.Louisiana wetlands "play a vital role in protecting ... Read more...

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BP oil disaster threatens goods and services worth far more than BP’s value - Study


June 10th, 2010 - 10:30 pm ICT by BNO News
BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA (BNO NEWS) - The BP oil disaster, hurricanes and wetlands loss threaten a net value of $330 billion to $1.3 trillion in natural system goods and services, according to ... Read more...

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Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries announces opening of shrimp season in portion of oil spill affected area


May 27th, 2010 - 3:08 am ICT by BNO News
BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA (BNO NEWS) – Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) will open the spring shrimp season in portions of the Mississippi river which are not affected by the BP ... Read more...

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Snapshot of rural life in China more than 2,000 years ago


May 25th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 25 (ANI): Archaeologists are for the first time trying to reveal a snapshot of the rural life in China during the Han Dynasty.The rural farming village of Sanyangzhuang was flooded ... Read more...

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BP working on new approach as Obama loses patience


May 15th, 2010 - 7:11 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 15 (DPA) BP hoped to start siphoning crude oil out of a ruptured well by Saturday, pending its success in inserting a smaller pipe into a larger one to ... Read more...

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Louisiana closes territorial seas for shrimp harvesting due to probable oil impact


May 7th, 2010 - 5:05 am ICT by BNO News
BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA (BNO NEWS) – Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Secretary Robert Barham issued and emergency closure of shrimp harvesting in a portion of territorial seas due to probable ... Read more...

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The Cleaning Of The BP Oil Spill To Cost Virtually $5 Billion


May 4th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 4, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Deteriorating circumstances at the location of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico may hasten the flow of BP oil into prolific fishing ... Read more...

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BP Vows To Pay For Gulf-Spill Cleanup


May 4th, 2010 - 2:22 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 03 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The CEO for BP, Tony Hayward told Good Morning America on Monday that BP was not responsible for the horrible oil rig accident, that Transocean LTD was, ... Read more...

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Fishing halted as Gulf oil slick threatens disaster


May 3rd, 2010 - 3:20 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 3 (IANS) The US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Sunday closed commercial and recreational fishing for 10 days in waters affected by the huge oil spill in the Gulf ... Read more...

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Oil Spill Fight Hampered By Bad Weather


May 2nd, 2010 - 9:48 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Mouth of the Mississippi River, May 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The blown-out well in the Deepwater Horizon is reportedly causing havoc as the bad weather is complicating the operation of restricting ... Read more...

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Greater New Orleans Foundation opens Gulf Coast oil spill fund


May 2nd, 2010 - 1:55 am ICT by BNO News
NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA (BNO NEWS) -- In response to what may become the nation's worst environmental disaster in decades, the Greater New Orleans Foundation has opened the Gulf Coast Oil Spill Fund, ... Read more...

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Jindal declares emergency as Louisiana oil slick set to be ‘worse than Exxon Valdez’


April 30th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr 30(ANI): Louisiana's Indian American Governor Bobby Jindal has declared a state of emergency after oil spilling from America's Deepwater Horizon rig is threatening to dwarf the 1989 Exxon ... Read more...

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Massive oil slick inches closer to Louisiana coast


April 30th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 30 (DPA) A massive crude-oil slick from an exploded rig in the Gulf of Mexico inched closer to the mouth of the Mississippi river late Thursday as the government ... Read more...

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Oil spill heads for US coast


April 30th, 2010 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 29 (DPA) US officials Thursday declared the oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico to be of "national significance," signalling the full engagement by the federal government and possibly ... Read more...

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US oil spill could reach Louisiana shore by Friday


April 29th, 2010 - 9:48 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 29 (DPA) Oil from an under-sea well that is spurting masses of crude oil could be carried onto the sensitive shoreline of Louisiana by Friday, USofficials said Wednesday.The information confirmed fears ... Read more...

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Asian carp crisis in Michigan now in the hands of President Obama


April 26th, 2010 - 11:29 pm ICT by BNO News
LANSING, MICHIGAN (BNO NEWS) – The U.S. Supreme Court denied Michigan and six other states their day in court on the Asian carp crisis, causing that thousands of Michigan jobs now depend ... Read more...

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10 killed in giant tornado in US (Second Lead)


April 25th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 25 (DPA) At least ten people were killed Saturday when a huge tornado swept through the southern US states of Louisiana and Mississippi with 240-km-an-hour winds, officials said. The lethal twister, ... Read more...

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Seven killed in US tornado (Lead)


April 25th, 2010 - 7:08 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 25 (DPA) Seven people died Saturday when a huge tornado scrubbed Louisiana and Mississippi with 240-km-an-hour winds, Mississippi officials said. "There's untold damage," Greg Flynn of Mississippi Emergency Management services told ... Read more...

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Missing Houston Executive Found Dead


March 13th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Houston, Mar 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It is quite unfortunate that the Houston executive, who was reported to be missing for the last few days have been ultimately found dead, this ... Read more...

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Missing Houston executive’s body found in a river in New Orleans


March 10th, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Orleans, Mar 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The police have found the body of the missing Houston executive who had been last sighted in New Orleans on Friday. Douglas Schantz's body was ... Read more...

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Sequent Energy Management President Found Dead In Mississippi River


March 10th, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri New Orleans, Mar 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Douglas Schantz, the president of the company Sequent Energy Management LLP who went missing a few days back has been traced though he is ... Read more...

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Exploring enigmatic coneflower’s origins may help treat human ailments


March 6th, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 6 (ANI): A scientist is helping to sort through the jumbled origins of Echinacea, the coneflower known for its blossoms, which has the potential for treating infections, inflammation, and other ... Read more...

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