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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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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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Gurdwara shooting victims remembered at vigils


August 8th, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 8 (IANS) Six Sikh worshippers who fell to a gunman's bullets at a Wisconsin gurdwara are being remembered across the nation with a series of vigils from coast ... 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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Minute’s silence at Russian Super Cup


July 14th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The season-opening Russian Super Cup match between league champions Zenit St. Petersburg and cup winners Rubin Kazan is to begin with a minute's silence for ... Read more...

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US marks 70th anniversary of Pearl Harbor attacks


December 8th, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Dec 8 (IANS) The US government, military and veteran groups held a number of events Wednesday to remember 2,400 sailors and marines who perished exactly 70 years ago ... Read more...

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F-16s scrambled as US marked 9/11 anniversary


September 12th, 2011 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) F-16 fighter jets scrambled twice after reports of air passengers acting suspiciously on two flights as America marked the 10th anniversary of 9/11.However, officials were ... Read more...

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US remembers the day that changed their lives


September 12th, 2011 - 1:35 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 11 (IANS) A moment of silence fell across America Sunday as the nation remembered the horror of the 9/11 terror attacks that killed 2,977 people, including ... Read more...

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Obama visits Shanksville crash site


September 12th, 2011 - 1:32 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 11 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Sunday visited Shanksville - the crash site of the United Flight 93, one of the passenger planes hijacked by terrorists Sep ... Read more...

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Pentagon observes 10th anniversary of 9/11 attack


September 12th, 2011 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 11 (IANS) US Vice President Joe Biden and Defence Secretary Leon Panetta Sunday vowed to relentlessly pursue the Al Qaeda until it is dismantled, as they observed the ... Read more...

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Japan mourns one month after massive earthquake


April 11th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by BNO News
TOKYO (BNO NEWS) -- The people of Japan on Monday remembered and mourned the fatal victims of the March 11 earthquake and ensuing tsunami that has devastated the country and caused an ... Read more...

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American politics must change after Arizona gun attack, says Bill Clinton


January 12th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Port-au-Prince (Haiti), Jan.12 (ANI): Former US President Bill Clinton has said that the political climate in the United States must change in the wake of the shooting of a US Congresswoman ... Read more...

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Congresswoman’s attacker to appear in court today, charged on five federal counts


January 10th, 2011 - 11:54 am ICT by ANI
Tucson (Arizona, US), Jan.10 (ANI): Twenty-two-year-old college drop-out Jared L. Loughner was charged with five federal counts on Sunday, including the attempted assassination of a member of Congress, for his role in ... Read more...

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President Obama calls for moment of silence for victims of Arizona mass shooting


January 10th, 2011 - 3:22 am ICT by BNO News
TUCSON, ARIZONA (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. President Barack Obama on Sunday called on Americans to observe a moment of silence on Monday to honor the victims of a mass shooting in Arizona ... Read more...

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Lawmaker gunned down in Honduras


December 4th, 2010 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, Dec 4 (IANS/EFE) A congressman with Honduras' ruling National Party was fatally shot by unknown assailants in the western city of La Entrada, authorities said.Juan de Jesus Deras Madrid, 33, was ... Read more...

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Alicia Keys, Kim Kardashian Sacrifices Digital Life On The World AIDS Day


December 2nd, 2010 - 2:57 am ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Grammy award-winning singer Alicia Keys along with other celebrities which includes Lady Gaga, Kim Kardashian, Justin Timberlake, P. Diddy, Ryan Seacrest and many other celebs ... Read more...

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Bigg Boss 4: I Am Ready To Take All Of Them To Hollywood, Says Pamela Anderson


November 22nd, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
However, the sad part was that Pamela had to leave even before the inmates realized that she would go away so quickly.It was on Friday’s episode that host Salman Khan announced ... Read more...

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WWE Smackdown: Triple Threats and Halloween Divas


October 30th, 2010 - 3:54 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) As WWE Smackdown began, Alberto Del Rio was demanding that Teddy Long let him be the number one contender for the WWE Smackdown Championship match. Long informed him ... Read more...

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Rival rallies over Islamic centre mark 9/11


September 12th, 2010 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
New York/Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) As America observed the ninth anniversary of the Sep 11, 2001 terror attacks that shook the world, thousands of rowdy protestors held rallies in Lower Manhattan for ... Read more...

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Ninth 9/11 anniversary marked by controversy as relatives gather


September 11th, 2010 - 11:23 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK CITY (BNO NEWS) -- The ninth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the United States was marked by controversy on Saturday, as family members and friends of the victims ... Read more...

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Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz enjoy romantic dinner


September 3rd, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 3, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Recently married singer Alicia Keys and her husband Swizz Beatz are the perfect lovebirds. Recently, the expectant singer and her husband enjoyed a romantic dinner at ... Read more...

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New York Yankees’ Principal Owner George Steinbrenner Passes Away


July 14th, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The principal owner and managing partner of Major League Baseball's New York Yankees and the former Cleveland shipping magnate George Steinbrenner passed away yesterday morning at ... Read more...

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Colbie Caillat And Amber Riley Performed In All-Star Game 2010


July 14th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 81st Major League Baseball All-Star Game which was held yesterday July 13, 2010, at Angel Stadium of Anaheim saw all-stars of the American League (AL) ... Read more...

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Candlelight vigil, condolence meeting held in Dubai for Mangalore crash victims


May 25th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, May 25(ANI): A candlelight vigil followed by a condolence meeting was held in the Indian Consulate's premises in Dubai in memory of the 158 people killed in Saturday's Air India Express ... Read more...

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World of Baseball Stunned: RIP Jose Lima, 1972-2010


May 24th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The World of Baseball has lost one of their free spirits. The former pitcher for the Tigers who sang just as good as he could pitch a ... Read more...

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Stampede at Dutch war memorial service


May 5th, 2010 - 4:59 am ICT by IANS
Amsterdam, May 5 (DPA) A panic broke out at a Dutch war memorial service in central Amsterdam, setting off a stampede that injured at least 30 people and prompted bodyguards to evacuate ... Read more...

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Thousands pay homage to Polish plane crash victims


April 17th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, April 17 (DPA) Thousands gathered at Warsaw's largest square Saturday for official ceremonies to honour the 96 victims of a plane crash that claimed the Polish president, politicians and most ... Read more...

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Leaders at US summit to mourn Polish president’s death


April 12th, 2010 - 7:36 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 12 (DPA) A moment of silence will be held Tuesday at a major world summit in memory of the late Polish president Lech Kaczynski and his top officials who ... Read more...

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My blood froze when Zardari became president: Fatima Bhutto


April 3rd, 2010 - 10:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Fatima Bhutto, niece of slain former Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto, says her "blood froze" on the day Asif Ali Zardari became the country's president and ... Read more...

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UN to hold moment of silence at time of quake


January 20th, 2010 - 2:04 am ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 20 (DPA) A minute of silence was planned for Tuesday at 4:53 pm (0323 IST) at UN headquarters in New York to mark the time the magnitude-7 earthquake struck ... Read more...

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Asia marks fifth anniversary of Indian Ocean tsunami (Roundup)


December 26th, 2009 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Dec 26 (IANS) Countries across the Indian Ocean Saturday marked the fifth anniversary of the catastrophic tsunami that killed almost 250,000 people, media reports said. In Indonesia's Aceh province, where 170,000 died, ... Read more...

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Washington Wizards owner Abe Pollin dies at 85


November 26th, 2009 - 12:53 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
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Fort Hood offers prayers for victims of mass shooting


November 8th, 2009 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Fort Hood (Texas), Nov 8 (DPA) Chaplains were tending to the spiritual needs of a flock shocked by a mass shooting at the US Army's Fort Hood, preparing to offer words of ... Read more...

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Fort Hood shooting victims names


November 7th, 2009 - 3:16 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Fort Hood, Nov 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There have been 13 deaths so far in the Fort Hood shooting spree, and dozens were injured in it. The officials haven’t disclosed the full ... Read more...

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Alan Ogg dies at 42 from complications from staph infection


November 3rd, 2009 - 7:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Birmingham, Nov 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 42 year old Alan Ogg, shot blocker who played well for UAB and spent parts of three seasons also with the NBA, died on Sunday from ... Read more...

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