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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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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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US cinema shooter called hotline minutes before crime


August 31st, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 31 (IANS) James Holmes, the suspected shooter in the recent Colorado cinema massacre, had called a University of Colorado (CU) emergency number nine minutes before the shooting started, ... Read more...

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Obama, Romney tied in presidential race: Poll


May 23rd, 2012 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 23 (IANS) Americans are split between President Barack Obama and his Republican challenger Mitt Romney less than six months before the presidential poll in November, according to ... Read more...

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Seven killed in Afghan clashes against Quran burning


February 24th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Feb 23 (IANS) Seven people were killed in Afghanistan in continuing clashes between Afghan security forces and protesters over the burning of the Quran by US soldiers, the ... Read more...

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Iran frees two US hikers


September 21st, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 21 (IANS) Two US hikers jailed for allegedly spying in Iran were Wednesday released on bail, the state media reported. Joshua Fattal and Shane Bauer were sentenced to eight ... Read more...

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US doubts Al Qaeda leader Zawahiri has fled Pakistan


September 15th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 15 (IANS) US intelligence officials doubt reports that Al Qaida's new leader, Ayman al-Zawahiri, has fled Pakistan and gone to either Yemen or Somalia."We have no information to ... Read more...

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Probe into threats on White House Facebook page


September 12th, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US Secret Service is investigating terrorist attack threats posted by an unknown user on the White House page in Facebook Sunday, a spokesperson ... Read more...

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US intercepts 9/11 threat from Al Qaeda operative


September 10th, 2011 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 10 (IANS) Amid reports that American spy networks have intercepted communications from an Al Qaeda operative in Pakistan indicating plans for a terrorist strike in New York ... Read more...

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Hackers hijack Twitter page of NBC News, post fake terror alerts


September 10th, 2011 - 6:02 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- Hackers on late Friday afternoon hijacked an account belonging to NBC News on the social networking website Twitter and posted fake news alerts about a terrorist attack ... Read more...

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Ilyas Kashmiri killed in US drone strike, HuJi confirms death


June 4th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 4 (IANS) Ilyas Kashmiri, one of the five most wanted terrorist leaders by the US, has been killed in Pakistan's northwest tribal area of South Waziristan, Harkat-ul-Jihad-al-Islami ... Read more...

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Ilyas Kashmiri could be successor to Osama: US officials


May 11th, 2011 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 11 (IANS) Former Pakistani commando Ilyas Kashmiri, cited as one of the masterminds of a plot for a series of "Mumbai-style" attacks in European cities last summer, could ... Read more...

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Watermelons helped cure Osama of kidney ailment: NYT


May 8th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 8 (IANS) Watermelons formed part of the homemade remedies Osama bin Laden relied on to recover from two kidney operations when he was in Afghanistan around a decade ... Read more...

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Osama death photos will not be released: Obama


May 5th, 2011 - 2:03 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 5 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has decided not to release photos of killed Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden's body, the White House announced Wednesday."We don't ... Read more...

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Osama bin Laden’s photo to be published: CIA chief


May 4th, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A postmortem photograph of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, killed by US forces in Pakistan Sunday, will be published, CIA chief Leon Panetta said ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Robert De Niro slams Donald Trump’s allegations on Barack Obama


April 25th, 2011 - 11:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Apr 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor Robert De Niro isn’t too happy with the allegations that Donald Trump has leveled on US President Barack Obama. It ought to be mentioned that ... Read more...

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NBC to cut royal wedding coverage as Wills, Kate deemed ‘too boring’


April 18th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr 18 (ANI): NBC Universal has cut a number of pre-taped segments of the royal wedding as insiders feel that Prince William and Kate Middleton are "too boring".Sources revealed ... Read more...

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Operation Odyssey Dawn: U.S. Navy fires missiles at Libyan air defenses


March 20th, 2011 - 2:55 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The U.S. Navy on Saturday evening fired several Tomahawk cruise missiles at Libyan air defenses, U.S. media reported, and President Barack Obama is expected to make a ... Read more...

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US Presidential wannabe Huckabee way ahead of Republican rivals: Poll


March 3rd, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3(ANI): A new poll has found that potential Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee continues to edge out his potential 2012 rivals in next year's Iowa caucuses.The Wall Street Journal/NBC ... Read more...

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Mubarak to address nation among reports of pending resignation


February 11th, 2011 - 12:16 am ICT by BNO News
CAIRO (BNO NEWS) -- Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak will address the nation on Thursday evening, the state-run Nile Television reported amid media reports that he will be announcing his resignation.Egypt plunged into ... Read more...

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Is Mark Salter the author of “O”?


January 28th, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Times Magazine writer, Mark Halperin believes that he has figured out who is the anonymous author of the mixed-rated political novel, “O: A Presidential Novel”.The mystery ... Read more...

Posted in Books |

Obama’s approval ratings soar despite disappointments over health-employment issues


January 22nd, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 22 (ANI): Despite undergoing difficult times during his presidency ranging from issues of unemployment to health care reforms, US President Barack Obama's overall approval ratings have shot up from ... Read more...

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Obama’s ratings climb as public support surges


January 20th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 20 (IANS) With more Americans approving of US President Barack Obama's performance and more seeing him as a political moderate, he is riding a surge of public ... Read more...

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Palin’s former staff asks for delay of over 25,000 emails for 15th time


December 29th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 29 (ANI): Sarah Palin's former staff has reportedly asked the state's Attorney General to postpone release of over 25,000 emails during her tenure as the Governor of Alaska.According ... Read more...

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‘Terrorist safe havens inside Pak territory remain threat to the whole world’: Afghanistan


December 23rd, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Dec 23 (ANI): More pressure should be exerted on insurgents sheltering in safe havens inside Pakistan territory because they threaten security not only in the region, but all across the globe, ... Read more...

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MSNBC Suspends Keith Olbermann For Making Campaign Contributions


November 6th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Liberal talk show host Keith Olbermann was suspended by MSNBC after it came to light that the television presenter had made campaign contributions to three Democratic ... Read more...

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MSNBC anchor Keith Olbermann suspended for political contributions to three Dems


November 6th, 2010 - 1:11 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- MSNBC President Phil Griffin on Friday announced that MSNBC's anchor Keith Olbermann was suspended indefinitely without pay, after word he contributed to campaigns of three Democratic candidates."I ... Read more...

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MSNBC anchor Keith Olbermann suspended indefinitely


November 6th, 2010 - 12:53 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- MSNBC President Phil Griffin on Friday announced that MSNBC anchor Keith Olbermann was suspended indefinitely without pay, after news that he had donated to three Democratic candidates."I ... Read more...

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Resurgent Republicans likely to surpass 39 seats needed for US House control: Poll


October 20th, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct. 20 (ANI): A new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll released Tuesday has said that the Republicans are likely to surpass the 39 seats they need to secure control of ... Read more...

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Anti-Obama billboard in Colorado removed amid death threats


October 17th, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 17 (ANI): The Colorado billboard depicting Barack Obama in negative outfits such as terrorist, gangster, Mexican bandit and a gay man was removed after it was criticized for ... Read more...

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Bill Clinton still most popular politician in America


September 30th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 30 (ANI): Twelve years after leaving the presidency, former President Bill Clinton is still the most popular politician in America.According to a new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll, 55 ... Read more...

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Marysol Castro Bids Adieu To “Good Morning America”


September 27th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The ABC morning news and chat show "Good Morning America" weekend edition has witnessed the departure of another of its popular correspondents. After Kate Snow and ... Read more...

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Sixth Annual Meeting Of Clinton Global Initiative Starts Today


September 21st, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey New York City, Sep 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Tuesday, World leaders, representatives of non-governmental organizations, philanthropists and Chief Executive officers of some of the world leading private companies will sit ... Read more...

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Katherine Schwarzenegger Writes Her First Book


September 15th, 2010 - 2:54 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Walking in the footsteps of her famous parents, Katherine Schwarzenegger is becoming a high achiever as she releases her first book, “Rock What You’ve Got:Secrets to Loving ... Read more...

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Katherine Schwarzenegger Pens Book On Body Image And Self Esteem


September 14th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Los Angeles, Sep 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Katherine Schwarzenegger, 20-year-old daughter of California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, has penned down a book titled "Rock What You've Got: Secrets to Loving Your Inner ... Read more...

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