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Politicians take backseat as US remembers 9/11 victims (Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 11 (IANS) Eleven years after terrorist attacks destroyed New York World Trade Centre's twin towers, thousands gathered Tuesday at ground sero and elsewhere to remember nearly 3,000 ... Read more...

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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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Labor Day Unions Election


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Ohio, Sept 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) President Obama is going to spend part of his labor day campaigning in the United Auto Workers Rally in the city of Toledo where organized labor is ... Read more...

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US policemen honoured by Obama


May 13th, 2012 - 6:03 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 13 (IANS) America's 34 top police officers were Saturday honoured by President Barack Obama at a ceremony held at the White House.Joined by Vice President Joe Biden, ... Read more...

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Obama endorses gay marriage


May 10th, 2012 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 10 (IANS/EFE) President Barack Obama for the first time said he believes same-sex couples should be able to get married in an interview given to ABC Wednesday.Obama ... Read more...

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Osama ordered suicide squads against Obama, Nato commander


May 4th, 2012 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 4 (IANS) Osama bin Laden ordered suicide squads to be created in Pakistan and Afghanistan to track down US President Barack Obama and then NATO commander Gen. ... Read more...

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White House releases Obama, Biden’s tax returns


April 14th, 2012 - 4:28 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 14 (IANS) The White House Friday released tax returns by President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden which revealed that the first family paid $162,074 in ... Read more...

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Osama wanted to kill Obama to create chaos: Washington Post (Second Lead)


March 17th, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 17 (IANS) The slain Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden pushed his organization to develop plans to kill US President Barack Obama, according to media reports citing ... Read more...

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Osama sought to kill Obama: Report (Lead)


March 17th, 2012 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 17 (IANS/EFE) Osama bin Laden was focused on a plan to assassinate President Barack Obama, the Washington Post said Friday, citing documents seized by the US military ... Read more...

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Vice President Joe Biden visits Mexico


March 5th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Mar 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) US Vice President Joe Biden arrived in Mexico on Monday. The visit by Biden comes in the wake of the calls for drugs to be decriminalized. The ... Read more...

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Nikki Haley skips White House dinner to meet friends


February 28th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 28 (IANS) South Carolina's Indian-American Republican Governor Nikki Haley criticised President Barack Obama's "failure to handle America", but said "personal plans" kept her and husband Michael from ... Read more...

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Israeli defence minister heads to US to discuss Iran


February 27th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Feb 27 (IANS) Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak Tuesday headed to Washington for talks with senior US officials about the Iranian nuclear programme.The Israeli minister's two-day US visit ... Read more...

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The man in the pink turban sets twitter ablaze (With Image)


February 26th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 26 (IANS) Till last week he was a virtual unknown. But now everyone is tweeting about the "Man in the pink turban" who nearly overshadowed world's two ... Read more...

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Chinese vice president aims to end trust deficit with US


February 10th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 10 (IANS) Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping's upcoming visit to the US will provide an opportunity to end the "trust deficit" that exists between the two countries, ... Read more...

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US, Chinese vice presidents discuss relations


February 8th, 2012 - 4:07 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 8 (IANS) US Vice President Joe Biden discussed bilateral ties with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping during a telephone conversation Tuesday.Xi, who is scheduled to pay an ... Read more...

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Indian-American father-son duo quits Obama Administration


February 1st, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 1 (IANS) An Indian-American father-son duo, possibly the only one serving in senior positions in the Obama Administration, is leaving their positions for private sector jobs.Popularly known ... Read more...

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Biden says Taliban isn’t US enemy


December 20th, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 20 (IANS) A comment by US Vice President Joe Biden that "the Taliban per se is not our enemy" has given the Republicans a new handle, but ... Read more...

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Biden pays surprise visit to Iraq


November 30th, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Nov 29 (IANS) US Vice President Joe Biden paid a surprise visit to Iraq Tuesday, the national al-Iraqiya TV channel reported.An Iraqi foreign ministry official told Xinhua that Biden ... Read more...

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Biden presses Congress to pass Obama’s jobs bill


November 5th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 5 (IANS) US Vice President Joe Biden Saturday urged Congress to pass President Barack Obama's jobs bill "to strengthen the US economy and create jobs".In a weekly ... Read more...

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Joe Biden to run on 2012 ticket


October 12th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Oct 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) US Vice President Joe Biden is positive that he will be the running mate of President Barack Obama in the 2012 presidential race. The 68-year-old told NBC’s ... Read more...

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ESPN fires Hank Williams from ‘Monday Night Football’


October 6th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Oct 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Hank Williams has been fired from ESPN’s "Monday Night Football" following his comments on President Barack Obama on FOX recently. Williams has been with ESPN for the ... Read more...

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Biden’s brother in white powder from India scare


October 3rd, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 3 (IANS) The younger brother of US Vice President Joe Biden was hospitalised overnight after he opened a package from India containing a white powder that was initially ... Read more...

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Biden’s brother hospitalized after anthrax mail scare


October 3rd, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 3 (IANS) Francis Biden, the younger brother of US Vice President Joe Biden, was hospitalised after he opened a package from India containing a white powder that was ... Read more...

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Pakistan has been an unreliable ally of US: Biden


September 13th, 2011 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 13 (IANS) Pakistan has been an unreliable ally of the US in the war against terror and failed "on occasion" when forced to choose between Washington and the ... 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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US dedicates new memorial ahead of 9/11’s 10th anniversary


September 11th, 2011 - 5:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 11 (IANS) The US Saturday dedicated a new national memorial to commemorate the victims of United Airlines Flight 93 who were killed in the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The memorial ... Read more...

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Obama calls for heightened vigilance during 9/11 anniversary


September 11th, 2011 - 5:03 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 10 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Saturday called for "heightened state of vigilance and preparedness" as the country commemorates the 10th anniversary of the Sep 11 ... Read more...

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US taking 9/11 threat seriously: Biden


September 9th, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 9 (IANS) US Vice President Joe Biden said Friday the administration was taking seriously a credible but unconfirmed terror threat surrounding the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 ... Read more...

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US vice president ends China visit


August 22nd, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 22 (IANS) US Vice President Joe Biden Monday left Chengdu, capital of Sichuan province, ending his six-day official visit to China.During his stay, Biden met President Hu Jintao, ... Read more...

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Beijing restaurant basks in Biden’s visit fame


August 20th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 20 (IANS) A nondescript restaurant in Beijing became famous overnight after US Vice-President Joe Biden and his entourage visited the eatery this week.Biden and his entourage walked into ... Read more...

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US vice president reaches China on official visit


August 18th, 2011 - 3:36 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 18 (IANS) US Vice President Joe Biden has arrived in Beijing on a six-day official visit to China.Biden is making the visit at the invitation of his Chinese ... Read more...

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US vice president to visit China, Japan


August 5th, 2011 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 5 (IANS) US Vice President Joe Biden will embark on a visit to China, Mongolia and Japan starting Aug 16, the White House said.Biden would visit China at ... Read more...

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Obama, Michelle to attend 10th anniversary of 9/11


August 3rd, 2011 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 3 (IANS) US President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle will attend the events to mark the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attack, the White House ... Read more...

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Obama visits Norway ambassador’s house to pay respect


July 27th, 2011 - 3:51 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 27 (IANS) US President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden Tuesday visited Norwegian ambassador's residence to offer their condolences over last week's twin attacks which left ... Read more...

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US vice president now on Twitter


July 5th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 5 (IANS) US Vice President Joe Biden has sent out his first-ever tweet, it was reported here Tuesday.Biden's July 4 tweet asked Americans to think about US troops ... Read more...

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