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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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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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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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Woman kills self over skin condition


August 17th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) A 31-year-old British woman, who was plagued by a skin condition that caused her face to redden, went into depression that caused her to jump to ... Read more...

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Four young Indian-American scientists honoured by Obama


July 24th, 2012 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 24 (IANS) Four Indian-American researchers figure among 96 named by President Barack Obama as recipients of the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers, the highest ... Read more...

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Bill Clinton calls for support to Greek economy


July 23rd, 2012 - 9:57 am ICT by IANS
Athens, July 23 (IANS) Former US president Bill Clinton has called for support to the ailing Greek economy.Clinton, who is US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton' husband, gave a call ... Read more...

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Three keys to make India-US ties soar


July 16th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 16 (IANS) A leading US think tank has proposed three key focussed policy initiatives - a bilateral investment treaty, accelerated defence trade and educational collaboration - to unleash ... Read more...

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Pakistan continues to be international migraine: Albright


June 26th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Pakistan continues to be an "international migraine" with a host of problems like extremism, non-proliferation, poverty and a weak government, former US Secretary of State ... Read more...

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George W. Bush voted most unpopular former US president


June 8th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 8 (IANS) George W. Bush has been voted the most unpopular living former president of the US.Bush - born July 6, 1946 - was the 43rd president of ... Read more...

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Bush to unveil his portrait in White House


May 19th, 2012 - 8:32 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 19 (IANS) Former US President George W. Bush will unveil his portrait in the White House later this month, his office said Friday.Bush and former first lady Laura ... Read more...

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Prostitution scandal: US Secret Service tries image repair (Lead)


April 28th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 28 (IANS) The US Secret Service, disgraced by a prostitution scandal, Friday promulgated a set of new conduct guidelines for its agents, as it emerged that agents ... Read more...

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Six Indian-Americans win fellowships


April 28th, 2012 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 28 (IANS) Six Indian Americans are among 30 immigrants and children of immigrants from 20 countries who have won 2012 Paul and Daisy Soros New American Fellowships ... Read more...

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US Secret Service agents visited Moscow strip club


April 28th, 2012 - 9:43 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ahead of a state visit to Russia by then president Bill Clinton, US Secret Service agents had visited a downtown Moscow nightclub known for ... Read more...

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PBS to air documentary about Clinton Lewinsky affair


February 15th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Feb 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former US President Bill Clinton nearly lost his presidency when his administration was rocked by the Monica Lewinsky scandal. When the story of the affair first broke, ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga to lead new year’s countdown


December 29th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 29 (IANS) Pop star Lady Gaga has been chosen to lead New Year's Eve countdown in New York's Times Square this year.The 25-year-old, who was born and ... Read more...

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More Israelis, Palestinians willing to compromise: Poll


December 29th, 2011 - 5:03 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Dec 29 (IANS) A growing number of Israelis and Palestinians are inclined to accept compromises that would enable their governments to reach a peace agreement, a survey has said.The ... Read more...

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US website to identify credible Indian NGOs


December 15th, 2011 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 15 (IANS) The US State Department is partnering with an Indian non-profit to create an online searchable database of credible Indian NGOs to work with potential American donors ... Read more...

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The spy who used ISI ‘Brylcreem’ to sway US (Washington Newsletter)


December 11th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 11 (IANS) The exposure of yet another spy from Pakistan who used lots of "Brylcreem" (money) from "the library in Islamabad" (an ISI office) to peddle the Kashmiri ... Read more...

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Lyle Lovett performs at the White House


November 22nd, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Nov 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Country music singer Lyle Lovett was among several other stars who performed at the White House as part of the “In Performance at the White House Concert.” ... Read more...

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`Occupiers’ get advice from Bill Clinton


November 8th, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 8 (IANS) As the wildly spreading leaderless Occupy Wall Street movement against corporate greed entered its 52nd day, it received some "sympathy" and a bit of advice from ... Read more...

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Bill Clinton book hails Obama anti-crisis measures


November 6th, 2011 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 6 (IANS/EFE) US ex-president Bill Clinton next week presents his book "Back to Work", which analyses the nation's moment of crisis and suggests ways to create jobs ... Read more...

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Sonia, Manmohan among 20 most powerful in world: Forbes


November 3rd, 2011 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 3 (IANS) India's Congress party president Sonia Gandhi and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh figured among Forbes' list of world's 70 most powerful people in 2011 as US ... Read more...

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Hillary Clinton’s mother dies at 92


November 2nd, 2011 - 4:58 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 2 (IANS) Dorothy Howell Rodham, mother of US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, passed away Tuesday at the age of 92 following illness, her family said.Hillary ... Read more...

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Hillary Clinton’s mother dies at 92


November 1st, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Dorothy Howell Rodham, the mother of U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and the mother-in-law of former President Bill Clinton, died in Washington, D.C. on early Tuesday ... Read more...

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Indian American to head US think-tank


October 26th, 2011 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 26 (IANS) Neera Tanden, an Indian-American veteran of the Obama and Clinton administrations, will be taking over as president of the Centre for American Progress, a major ... Read more...

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When Clinton called Steve Jobs over Lewinsky scandal


October 23rd, 2011 - 10:26 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 23 (IANS) Former US president Bill Clinton had once consulted the Apple boss about how to tackle the Monica Lewinsky scandal during a late night tete-a-tete, Steve Jobs' ... Read more...

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Bill Clinton Stars on ‘Rachael Ray’ Show


September 20th, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former US President Bill Clinton was a star on the Rachael Ray show today, where he admitted that he is not completely a vegan. Although he has made ... Read more...

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From stars to Tihar, Amar Singh’s fall from grace


September 6th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Amar Singh, who stole the limelight as a political heavyweight and a friend of corporate honchos and Bollywood stars, fell a long way from ... Read more...

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Dianne Feinstein’s ‘Respect for Marriage Act’ gets Obama’s nod


July 21st, 2011 - 1:19 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, July 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein got a major boost in the arm when her sponsored bill got the nod from the US President Barack Obama. It ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama to attend Betty Ford’s funeral


July 12th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Palm Desert, Calif., July 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Several top personalities including first lady Michelle Obama and three former first ladies are expected to attend the private service at the St. Margaret's Episcopal ... Read more...

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US Senate confirms Panetta as defense secretary


June 22nd, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 22 (IANS/EFE) The US Senate voted unanimously Tuesday to confirm CIA Director Leon E. Panetta as the next secretary of defense, replacing Robert Gates.Panetta, who last week ... Read more...

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Economy dampener in Obama’s campaign cruise


June 5th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 5 (IANS) US President Barack Obama seemed to be cruising along on the road to renewing his lease on the White House in 2012 before a bump ... Read more...

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Bill Clinton’ gaffe: Mixes up Montenegro and Macedonia


May 24th, 2011 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Podgorica (Montenegro), May 24 (IANS/AKI) Former US president Bill Clinton became a laughing stock in the Balkans after he confused Montenegro - his host - with Macedonia.Clinton made the gaffe ... Read more...

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Osama’s killing momentous achievement: Bush


May 2nd, 2011 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 2 (IANS) The killing of Osama bin Laden is a "momentous achievement", said former president George W. Bush, who launched a massive manhunt for the elusive ... Read more...

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Bill Clinton calls old Times Square filled with hookers as ‘romantic’


April 15th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 15 (ANI): Former US President Bill Clinton has described the early New York's Times Square, when it was a crime-ridden danger zone filled with prostitutes and crooks, as "romantic and ... Read more...

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