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YouTube to live-stream U.S. presidential debates for first time


October 2nd, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by BNO News
SAN BRUNO, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. President Barack Obama will face Republican rival Mitt Romney during three presidential debates this month, and all will be streamed live on the video-sharing website ... Read more...

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China-bashing increases during US polls, rues daily


September 21st, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 21 (IANS) China-bashing becomes intense during US elections and American politicians compete for the toughest stance against the country, rued a Chinese daily Friday. "The things these politicians ... Read more...

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Obama gains advantage in three swing states


September 21st, 2012 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) A slew of new opinion polls shows President Barack Obama gaining advantage over Mitt Romney as his Republican challenger scrambles to put his campaign back on ... Read more...

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Romney blooper has Republicans backtracking


September 19th, 2012 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 19 (IANS) As Democrats pounced on a Mitt Romney blooper suggesting that nearly half the Americans were "moochers" or dependants, Republicans went into damage control mode, but their ... Read more...

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Obama leads Romney nationally: Poll


September 19th, 2012 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 19 (IANS) Amid a political row caused by Mitt Romney's controversial remarks that 47 percent of Americans looked themselves as victims, a new poll showed President Barack Obama ... Read more...

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Obama plays China card against Romney


September 18th, 2012 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) With just 50 days to go for what is expected to be a close presidential race, President Barack Obama played the China card against his Republican ... Read more...

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12 million Latinos to vote in US polls


September 13th, 2012 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 13 (IANS) Around 12 million Latinos - people with Latin American ancestry - are expected to exercise their legal right to vote in the Nov 6 US presidential ... Read more...

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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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US marks 9/11 sans politicians at ground zero


September 11th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 11 (IANS) Eleven years after terrorist attacks destroyed New York World Trade Center's twin towers, thousands gathered Tuesday at ground zero and elsewhere to mark the traumatic ... Read more...

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Obama has 5 point lead over Romney: Poll


September 10th, 2012 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 10 (IANS) President Barack Obama has opened up a five point lead, his largest margin since early July, over his Republican challenger Mitt Romney, in Gallup's daily ... Read more...

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U.S. jobless rate drops to 8.1% as people give up searching for work


September 8th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- With employers in the United States adding just 96,000 jobs last month, the national unemployment rate dropped to 8.1 percent as nearly four times as many people ... Read more...

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Putin spokesman hopes ties with US ‘remain good’


September 8th, 2012 - 7:55 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Dmitry Peskov, spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin, has said he hopes Russia's relations with the US will remain good regardless of who wins the ... Read more...

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You are the change, Obama tells voters clinging on hope (Lead)


September 7th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 7 (IANS) Four years after his historic win on a slogan of hope and change, President Barack Obama has sought a fresh mandate with a passionate ... Read more...

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Indian-Americans get key spots at Democratic meet


September 6th, 2012 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 6 (IANS) California's Indian-American attorney general Kamla Harris drew from her own experience to describe the November presidential election as a choice between an America with opportunity ... Read more...

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Putin ready to work with next US president


September 6th, 2012 - 6:36 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia is ready to work with the next US president regardless of who wins in the November elections, so long as the person is ready ... 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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Democrats to continue long-term strategic partnership with India


September 5th, 2012 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 5 (IANS) Indicating the bipartisan support that US-India ties enjoy, Democrats have now vowed to "continue to invest in a long-term strategic partnership with India to support ... Read more...

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Jindal defends Romney visit to Louisiana


September 1st, 2012 - 11:03 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 1 (IANS) As Mitt Romney visited Louisiana's storm-ravaged coast, the state's Indian-American governor Bobby Jindal said he had invited both the Republican presidential nominee and President Barack ... Read more...

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Yahoo fires journalist after Romney joke


August 31st, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Yahoo News fired its Washington bureau chief less than 24 hours after a live microphone caught him joking that Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney ... Read more...

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Romney promises to deliver what Obama could not


August 31st, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 31 (IANS) A 100,000 red, white and blue balloons dropped from the ceiling in a rain of confetti as Mitt Romney accepted the Republican nomination to challenge ... Read more...

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Paul Ryan accepts Republican vice presidential nomination


August 30th, 2012 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Tampa, Florida, Aug 30 (IANS) Mitt Romney's running mate Paul Ryan has accepted the Republican vice-presidential nomination, saying time is running out to solve America's fiscal problems, but they ... Read more...

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Indian-American’s anti-Obama film making waves in US


August 29th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 29 (IANS) An anti-Obama film by an Indian-American conservative author that has rocked the box office is set to make further inroads across the nation, thanks to ... Read more...

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My dad wants to strengthen American dream: Craig Romney


August 29th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Tampa (Florida), Aug 29 (IANS/EFE) Craig Romney, the youngest son of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, said here Tuesday that his father is not the out-of-touch figure painted by his ... Read more...

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Nikki slams Obama as Romney clinches nomination


August 29th, 2012 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 29 (IANS) South Carolina's Indian American Governor Nikki Haley has slammed President Barack Obama, painting his administration as an obstructing force that hinders American businesses as Mitt ... Read more...

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Republicans declare India geopolitical ally


August 29th, 2012 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 29 (IANS) As Mitt Romney officially clinched the Republican presidential nomination, the party declared India a "geopolitical ally and a strategic trading partner", much like the ... Read more...

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India gets high praise in Republican platform


August 28th, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 28 (IANS) Seeking a stronger relationship with India, the Republican Party platform set to be adopted as the foreign policy plank of its presidential candidate Mitt Romney, ... Read more...

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Sikh faith leader to offer invocation at Republican convention


August 27th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 27 (IANS) In a move aimed at providing a healing touch to the Sikh community in the aftermath of the Wisconsin gurdwara shooting, a Sikh faith ... Read more...

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Mitt Romney gives half a million dollars at the Journey Concert


August 27th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Florida, Aug 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Music band ‘Journey’ will be playing at a fundraiser concert for American presidential aspirant Mitt Romney in Florida this Thursday. The band have been presented with half ... Read more...

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Romney lands in controversy with ‘birther’ joke


August 25th, 2012 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 25 (IANS) A 'birther' joke has landed presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney in a controversy with a not so amused Obama camp accusing him of ... Read more...

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Obama, Romney locked in close race: polls


August 25th, 2012 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 25 (IANS) President Barack Obama and his Republican challenger Mitt Romney remain locked closely in the race for the White House, according to two new polls released ... Read more...

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Indian-Americans get prime spots at US presidential conventions


August 21st, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 21 (IANS) With both the Democratic and Republican parties out to woo the three million strong Indian-American community with its growing political clout, three of them have ... Read more...

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Romney picks conservative Paul Ryan as running mate


August 11th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 11 (IANS) Skipping two rising Indian-American stars, Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney Saturday picked up fiscal conservative Paul Ryan as his running mate, making faltering economy as ... Read more...

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Mitt Romney confuses ‘Sikh’ with ’sheikh’


August 8th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) US Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney twice confused the word "Sikh" with "sheikh" while paying tribute to the Wisconsin temple shooting victims, The Telegraph reported Wednesday.Speaking ... Read more...

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Has Mitt Romney chosen David Petraeus as his VP?


August 8th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Aug 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It was rumored that Gen. David Petraeus has being chosen by Mitt Romney as his running mate. General David is the one who guided the American ... Read more...

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Gurdwara shooter motivated by hate: Romney


August 8th, 2012 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 8 (IANS) Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney called for a moment of silence in honour of the victims of Sunday's tragic shooting at a Wisconsin gurdwara, saying the ... Read more...

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