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US philanthropist jailed for sex with Russian minor


December 4th, 2011 - 6:41 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Pennsylvania court sentenced US businessman and patron of arts Kenneth Schneider to 15 years in jail for having intimate relations with a Russian teenaged ... Read more...

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US-India economic ties balanced despite criticism over outsourcing: Official


April 27th, 2011 - 10:43 am ICT by ANI
Philadelphia (Pennsylvania, US), Apr. 27 (ANI): A senior Obama administration official has said the controversy surrounding the outsourcing of jobs from the United States to India or China will always be a ... Read more...

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US-India nuke ties will maintain momentum inspite of Japan nuke crisis: Official


April 27th, 2011 - 10:40 am ICT by ANI
Philadelphia (Pennsylvania, US), Apr. 27 (ANI): A senior official of the Obama administration has said that while there will be a discussion in Washington and New Delhi on nuclear safety issues ... Read more...

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US seeks business help to leverage India-US partnership


April 26th, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 26 (IANS) Businesses and governments in India and the United States can leverage their complementary strengths to develop solutions to many of the 21st century's defining challenges, according ... Read more...

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Could coffee be the answer to hangovers?


January 12th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 12 (ANI): A cup of steaming hot coffee and a painkiller may be the answer to that hangover from binge drinking, says a new study.Researchers at Thomas Jefferson University in ... Read more...

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Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez playing lovebirds: Truth or Fiction?


December 13th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
December 13, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The gossip mills are churning out tales of a possible link up between the Canadian singer Justin Bieber and the Disney star Selena Gomez after ... Read more...

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Giants Knocks Down Phillies In Game 6 Of NLCS


October 25th, 2010 - 1:54 am ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Philadelphia, Oct 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It was a bad day for the Philadelphia Phillies at Citzens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, as the game went to the San Francisco Giants. ... Read more...

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Authorities investigate ’security concern’ aboard US Airways aircraft


October 8th, 2010 - 12:15 am ICT by BNO News
PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA (BNO NEWS) -- Federal authorities are investigating a 'security concern' aboard a US Airways aircraft at Philadelphia International Airport, the airline said.The incident involves US Airways flight 1070, an Airbus ... Read more...

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Pop singer Eddie Fisher dies at age 82


September 24th, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by BNO News
LOS ANGELES (BNO NEWS) -- Singer Eddie Fisher on Wednesday died at age 82 after having complications with a recent hip surgery, the singer's family members said Thursday.Fisher, born in Philadelphia, ... Read more...

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Full prepared remarks of President Obama’s “Back-to-School” Speech


September 15th, 2010 - 12:30 am ICT by BNO News
PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA (BNO NEWS) -- President Barack Obama delivered the following remarks at the Julia R. Masterman Laboratory and Demonstration School in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on Tuesday afternoon.The remarks are as ... Read more...

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Enthrone To Tour North America


July 31st, 2010 - 9:01 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 31, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The black metal band from Belgium, Enthroned will kick off their long awaited North American tour next week. The trek will mark the band's first ... Read more...

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Aretha Franklin, Condoleezza Rice perform for charity concert


July 29th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 29 (ANI): Putting all her political views aside, Aretha Franklin recently took to stage with Condoleezza Rice for a charity concert.The soul star, a staunch Democrat who sang at ... Read more...

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Madge planning ‘Live-Aid’ like fundraiser for Malawi


July 26th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 26 (ANI): Madonna is planning global fundraiser on the lines of Bob Geldof's LIVE AID concert to benefit Malawi, according to reports.The pop superstar, who has adopted two ... Read more...

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Kanye West saved my life, says Amber Rose


June 22nd, 2010 - 5:31 am ICT by IANS
London, June 22 (IANS) Rapper Kanye West's on-off girlfriend Amber Rose has praised him for "saving" her life and helping to kick-start her modelling career. Rose grew up in poverty in Philadelphia, ... Read more...

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Stanley Cup 2010 A Widely Anticipated Event


June 3rd, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez June 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The long wait is over. Stanley Cup Finals is here. The world viewed the match between Chicago Blackhawks and Philadelphia Flyers.The Stanley Cup brings in ... Read more...

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Former Philadelphia, PA police detective sentenced for informing “Ace Capone” Coles of police raids


April 27th, 2010 - 2:30 am ICT by BNO News
PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA (BNO NEWS) – A Former Pennsylvania police detective was sentenced for obstructing of justice, prosecutors said Monday.Rickie Durham, 44, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, a former Philadelphia police detective, shared confidential information ... Read more...

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San Francisco, CA man charged for threatening House Speaker Nancy Pelosi over health care reform


April 9th, 2010 - 4:11 am ICT by BNO News
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) – A California man was charged after threatening a government official through telephone calls, prosecutors said Thursday.Gregory Lee Giusti, 48, was accused for threatening House Speaker Nancy ... Read more...

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Cheating scandal lands McGee a job


April 5th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 5, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Michelle McGee shot to fame after she revealed that she had been in a relationship with Oscar winning actress Sandra Bullock's husband Jesse James for 11 ... Read more...

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PA investment manager charged in multi-million dollar Ponzi scheme


April 5th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by admin
By Michael van Poppel PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA (THAINDIAN NEWS) -- A PA investment manager was charged with running a multi-million dollar Ponzi scheme, prosecutors with the U.S. Attorney's Office said.Donald Anthony Young, 38, was ... Read more...

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Philadelphia, PA man arrested for threatening a U.S. Congressman


March 30th, 2010 - 12:44 am ICT by BNO News
PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA (BNO NEWS) – A Philadelphia, Pennsylvania man was arrested and charged with threatening to kill United States Congressman Eric Cantor and his family, U.S. Attorney Michael Levy announced on Monday.Norman ... Read more...

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West Chester, PA man sentenced for mail and wire fraud


March 20th, 2010 - 12:15 am ICT by BNO News
PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA (BNO NEWS) – A man of West Chester, Pennsylvania was sentenced to 51 months in prison for one count of mail fraud and one count of wire fraud, prosecutors announced ... Read more...

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Jihad Jane : Charged with plotting terror in South Asia


March 10th, 2010 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 10 (IANS) An American woman, nicknamed as "Jihad Jane" and "Fatima LaRose," has been indicted for conspiracy to provide material support to terrorists to wage violent jihad in ... Read more...

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Obama trains his guns on health insurance companies


March 9th, 2010 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 9 (IANS) Facing a tough legislative battle to push healthcare reforms, his key domestic priority, an aggressive President Barack Obama has trained his guns on private health ... Read more...

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Philadelphia, PA man sentenced for bank robbery


March 6th, 2010 - 4:33 am ICT by BNO News
PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA (BNO NEWS) – A Philadelphia, Pennsylvania man was sentenced to eight years imprisonment for bank robbery, prosecutors announced on Friday.On July 23, 2009, Anthony Scioscia, 51, robbed the M&T Bank ... Read more...

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Philadelphia man charged with false tax returns


February 24th, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by BNO News
PHILADELPHIA (BNO NEWS) – A Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, man was charged with willfully aiding and assisting other people in preparing false income tax returns, U.S. Attorney Michael Levy announced on Tuesday.Jacob Varghese, 63, ... Read more...

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Winner of new London Embassy design announced


February 24th, 2010 - 1:16 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – KieranTimberlake of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania has won the design competition for the New London Embassy, U.S. Ambassador to the United Kingdom, Louis B. Susman said Friday.The goal was ... Read more...

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Former Vice President of Boeing Helicopters Credit Union sentenced for fraud


February 23rd, 2010 - 5:09 am ICT by BNO News
PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA (BNO NEWS) – Former Vice President of Boeing Helicopters Credit Union (BHCU)was sentenced for a loan fraud scheme, prosecutors said Monday.Anthony Forte, 43, of Glen Mills, Pennsylvania, abused of his ... Read more...

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Chiropractor, attorney, and 15 others defrauded insurance companies with fake accidents


February 20th, 2010 - 2:08 am ICT by BNO News
PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA (BNO NEWS) – Seventeen people from Pennsylvania, including a chiropractor and an attorney, were charged for defrauding insurance companies with staged accidents, prosecutors said Friday.The group of people involved in ... Read more...

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Mumbai terror suspect Headley’s status hearing postponed


January 12th, 2010 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
Chicago, Jan 12 (IANS) A Chicago court has postponed till Feb 23 a hearing on the status of the case against Pakistani-American terror suspect David Coleman Headley, charged with scouting targets for ... Read more...

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Headley hid Pakistani origin from Indian consulate in Chicago


December 26th, 2009 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 26 (IANS) American-Pakistani terror suspect David Headley's visa application did not ring any alarm bells in the Indian consulate in Chicago as he did not disclose his Pakistani ... Read more...

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Headley ‘misrepresented’ personal information in his visa application (IANS Exclusive)


December 24th, 2009 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Mayank Chhaya Chicago, Dec 24 (IANS) Mumbai terror suspect David Coleman Headley seems to have deliberately kept out information that could have raised suspicion while applying for an Indian visa."In applying for ... Read more...

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Erica Grow will leave Action News at the end of the year


December 12th, 2009 - 9:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The weekend morning weather anchor of WPVI-TV Erica Grow will leave Action News, when her contract expires with the company at the end of the year, ... Read more...

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Leatherback turtles are right flippered when it comes to laying eggs


November 12th, 2009 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 12 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have found out that leatherback turtles prefer to use their right rear flipper rather than their left when laying eggs.According to a ... Read more...

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India has a seat at table of global influence: US official


November 7th, 2009 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 7 (IANS) With new players like India and Brazil taking a seat at the table of global influence, the international system that emerged at the end of ... Read more...

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Bradley Cooper ‘dumps’ Renee Zellweger


October 27th, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 27 (ANI): Bradley Cooper has dumped Renee Zellweger after telling her that he isn't ready for a serious relationship, it has emerged.According to Britain's Daily Mail newspaper, The Hangover star ... Read more...

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