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Today is George Washington’s birthday


February 22nd, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Americans will mark the birthday of George Washington on Wednesday (22nd of February). The day is one of the most important on the calendar of the ... Read more...

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Einstein brain on display in US museum


November 24th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 24 (IANS/ RIA Novosti) Several dozen slivers of the brain of Albert Einstein have been put on display in a US museum, the CBS News reported.Visitors to Philadelphia's Muetter ... Read more...

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US copper thieves steal sword at Abraham Lincoln’s tomb


November 14th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Chicago, Nov 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Authorities say thieves have stolen the copper sword that was attached to the statue of former US President Abraham Lincoln. Detectives say the thieves cut the sword ... Read more...

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Ford Theatre: “Bill Creilly’s killing of Lincoln is inaccurate”


November 14th, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Nov 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ford’s Theater has banned Bill O’Reilly’s book "Killing Lincoln: The Shocking Assassination that Changed America Forever" for being factually inaccurate. The book which was co-written by Martin ... Read more...

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Newly resurfaced letter brings the question of Abraham Linclon’s faith to the fore


April 17th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 16 (ANI): A 19th-century letter which resurfaced recently has brought the question of former US President Abraham Lincoln's religious faith on the forefront.Lincoln is known for many things. He led ... Read more...

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‘Lincoln tried to deport slaves to British colonies’


February 12th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 12 (IANS) US president Abraham Lincoln, known for his campaign against slavery, wanted to send many of the American slaves to British colonies in Caribbean, according to British archive documents. ... Read more...

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US historian denies tampering with Lincoln’s last pardon


January 27th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.27 (ANI): An American historian has denied tampering with one of President Abraham Lincoln's last official acts before he was assassinated on April 14, 1965.The document in question relates to ... Read more...

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Was Abe Lincoln’s ‘pardon to death row inmate before assassination’ claim doctored?


January 25th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 25 (ANI): An amateur US historian has been accused of doctoring a key document of former US President Abraham Lincoln for his own benefit by changing the date of an ... Read more...

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IRS deadline extended till 18th of April


January 5th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Jan 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Taxpayers in the United States were required to submit their returns latest by the 15th day of April but it seems they will get respite after ... Read more...

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DNA test urged to determine if Lincoln’s assassin escaped death


December 28th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 28 (ANI): Descendants of John Wilkes Booth have agreed to exhume his body for DNA testing in an attempt to determine whether the assassin of President Abraham Lincoln escaped his ... Read more...

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Original basketball rules fetch $4.3m at auction


December 12th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 12 (ANI): A historic document that details the original rules of basketball, written 119 years ago, has sold for more than 4 million pounds at an auction - a record ... Read more...

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Daniel Day-Lewis to play Lincoln


November 22nd, 2010 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Nov 21 (IANS) Actor Daniel Day-Lewis has been roped in to play the 16th American president, Abraham Lincoln, in Steven Spielberg's new biopic."Lincoln", Spielberg's long-in-development biopic is based on ... Read more...

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Today is the Gettysburg address’ 147th anniversary


November 19th, 2010 - 11:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Today marks 147 years since America’s charismatic president, Abraham Lincoln gave the powerful speech at Gettysburg. The speech is one of the most famous in the ... Read more...

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Happy World Toilet Day!


November 19th, 2010 - 11:22 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Many people are aware the November 19 is the anniversary of the date in which President Abraham Lincoln gave his famous Gettysburg Address, but it is also “World ... Read more...

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White House blunder over Oval Office rug quote


September 6th, 2010 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 6 (ANI): The White House has committed an embarrassing blunder over an Oval Office carpet quotation, which they thought belonged to Martin Luther King but in fact, doesn't.The original ... Read more...

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Obama’s Oval Office gets a makeover


September 1st, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 1 (IANS) The Oval Office is sporting a modern look with new and re-upholstered furniture, cream-coloured carpet, fresh paint and wallpaper. The president's desk, called the Resolute, however remains unchanged. New ... Read more...

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Palin criticised for ‘hijacking’ Martin Luther King’s democratic values


August 29th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
Edinburgh, Aug 29 (ANI): Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin has been criticised for espousing democratic values previously projected and promoted by civil rights leader Martin Luther King and former President Abraham ... Read more...

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Blagojevich Auction Held, Lifesize Elvis Sold As Campaign Fund Stops Paying Storage


August 21st, 2010 - 12:19 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After being found guilty of lying to federal investigators, former Governor of Illinois Rod R Blagojevich’s campaign fund ceased paying for his storage, thus causing a ... Read more...

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Discovery: Donner Party’s member James Reed had a Lincoln document


July 21st, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) American researchers have unexpectedly discovered a military document that has former United States president Abraham Lincoln on it.The document was found among other properties of ... Read more...

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Obama says he is looking forward to Manmohan Singh visit


September 25th, 2009 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Pittsburgh, Sep 25 (IANS) US President Barack Obama is looking forward to the visit of Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to Washington in November, which officials maintain will be the first ... Read more...

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Robert Redford to direct ‘The Conspirator’


August 19th, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 19 (ANI): Robert Redford is planning to direct a new movie 'The Conspirator', which is about the assassination of former U.S. President Abraham Lincoln.The film will revolve around the woman ... Read more...

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Obama doing an incredible job: Hillary Clinton


July 27th, 2009 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 27 (IANS) Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is now convinced that her boss and one time rival President Barack Obama has plenty of international savvy and toughness ... Read more...

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Pak officers don’t want to fight their own people: US expert


May 3rd, 2009 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
New York,May 3 (ANI): Even though the Pakistan Army has initiated military operation against the Taliban in the North West Frontier Province (NWFP) and has claimed success in some areas, the ... Read more...

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Fewer takers for H1B visas in recession-hit US economy


April 10th, 2009 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 10 (IANS) With the demand for jobs going down in a recession hit economy, the US Citizenship and Immigration Services(USCIS) has received only 42,000 applications for H-1B visas ... Read more...

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Hidden message found in Lincoln’’s pocket watch from 1861


March 11th, 2009 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 11 (ANI): A watchmaker has found a legendary message inscribed inside American President Abraham Lincoln''s pocket watch, dating back to 1861. The legend about this message has been there for ... Read more...

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Obama could be returning to Chicago soon


January 29th, 2009 - 8:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 29 (ANI): President Barack Obama, who has acknowledged his admiration for former President Abraham Lincoln and was sworn in using the Lincoln Bible, could return to Illinois to celebrate ... Read more...

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Barack Obama steps into history to become US president


January 21st, 2009 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 20 (IANS) Barack Obama stepped into history Tuesday as the first African American to be sworn in as president of the United States.Obama stood on the flag-bedecked wooden special inaugural ... Read more...

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US Muslims: Obama’s use of Hussein in oath sends message


January 20th, 2009 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 20 (DPA) Muslim Americans view Barack Obama's intention to use his middle name - Hussein - during the reciting of the oath of office as a sign that he's heeded ... Read more...

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Thousands flock for Obamas “We Are One” pre-inauguration concert


January 19th, 2009 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 19 (ANI): Thousands of Americans poured in the city of Washington to laud Barack Obama and his family at a pre-inauguration rock concert on January 18.The President-elect along with ... Read more...

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Obama train journey to kick off historic inauguration


January 17th, 2009 - 9:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 17 (DPA) Barack Obama was to embark Saturday on the first leg in a journey that will end with his inauguration as the United States' first African-American president Tuesday.Four days ... Read more...

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Slaves built Capitol steps where Obama will stand


January 17th, 2009 - 9:34 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco/Washington, Jan 17 (DPA) There will be no shortage of potent moments when Barack Obama stands on the steps on the West Front of the US Capitol Jan 20 to be ... Read more...

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Obama faces stormy waters as 44th US president


January 14th, 2009 - 8:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 14 (DPA) No US president in recent memory has entered office facing such huge crises or such enormous expectations as Barack Obama.The Democratic president-elect is to be inaugurated Jan 20 ... Read more...

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Obamas settle in to Washington luxury hotel


January 5th, 2009 - 8:20 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 5 (DPA) Barack Obama may not become president until Jan 20, but starting Sunday the president-elect and his family are at home in Washington.Obama Sunday joined his wife, Michelle, and ... Read more...

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Obama, Biden to take train to Washington for inauguration


December 16th, 2008 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec.16 (ANI): Barack Obama and Joe Biden will take a page out of American history in the second week of January, 2009, when they make their journey to Washington by ... Read more...

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Spielberg announces Lincoln, Civil war film plan


May 12th, 2008 - 4:51 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 12 (ANI): Renowned film director Steven Spielberg has revealed that he is planning to make a film about 16th U.S. president Abraham Lincoln and the Civil war.He has even ... Read more...

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