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Keeping immigrant families together is critical: Michelle


July 17th, 2012 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 17 (IANS/EFE) US first lady Michelle Obama has argued on television that a second term for President Barack Obama is vital for moving forward with comprehensive immigration ... Read more...

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Indian American Upendra Chivukula to run for US Congress


March 28th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
New York, March 28 (IANS) Upendra Chivukula, an Indian American member of the New Jersey state assembly, plans to run for US Congress with the hope of unseating Republican Leonard ... Read more...

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US Senate defeats birth control amendment


March 2nd, 2012 - 1:32 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 2 (IANS) The Democratic controlled US Senate Thursday defeated a Republican sponsored amendment to turn back parts of President Barack Obama's healthcare reform.The amendment, introduced by Republican ... Read more...

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Three women in BJP’s second list for Uttarkhand polls


January 6th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) There were three women in the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) second list of 22 candidates for the Jan 30 Uttarakhand elections.The list was finalised ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama booed at NASCAR race


November 21st, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The First Lady and the wife of the US vice president got a rude awakening last weekend when they were booed before the start of the ... Read more...

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Gary Johnson’s joke creates a buzz


September 23rd, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Sept 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Gary Johnson’s joke during the GOP presidential debate has become the topic of the day. The presidential hopeful mocked President Barack Obama’s job creation credibility when ... Read more...

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Italian PM Berlusconi wins crucial confidence vote in Parliament


June 22nd, 2011 - 8:35 am ICT by BNO News
ROME (BNO NEWS) -- Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi on Tuesday won a crucial confidence vote in Parliament after a series of setbacks in the nationwide referendums and local elections in Milan ... Read more...

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Suspended sentences for Belarus opposition activists


May 21st, 2011 - 12:03 am ICT by BNO News
MINSK, BELARUS (BNO NEWS) -- Two former Belarusian opposition presidential candidates and several election campaign activists were handed two-year suspended sentences on Friday, RIA Novosti reported.A Minsk district court found Vladimir Neklyaev, ... Read more...

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Fox News fires Newt Gingrich


May 6th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, May 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Politico has reported that FOX has fired Newt Gingrich and Rick Santorum for apparently missing the deadline to declare their presidential ambitions. The two were ... Read more...

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US President Obama scolds reporter


April 20th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, April 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) President Barack Obama scolded a reporter for disrupting his speech. After an interview with WFAA-TV’s senior reporter Brad Watson, the President made it clear to ... Read more...

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‘Toppling of Yemen regime will aid Al-Qaeda increase terror plotting against US’


April 5th, 2011 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 5(ANI): Counterterrorism operations in Yemen have come to a halt, allowing Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) to operate more freely inside the country and to increase plotting for possible ... Read more...

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Yemen’s president sacks government


March 21st, 2011 - 2:42 am ICT by BNO News
SANAA (BNO NEWS) -- Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh on Sunday fired his government, the state-run news agency SABA reported.The presidential decree asked the cabinet to be a caretaker until a new ... Read more...

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Yemen protesters clash with police


February 13th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by BNO News
SANAA (BNO NEWS) -- Hundreds of protesters demanding the ouster of Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh clashed with police in Sanaa on Sunday, the third day of anti-government protests, the BBC reported.Violence ... Read more...

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Obama will outpace GOP front-runners if elections were held today: Poll


February 13th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 13 (ANI): US President Barack Obama would win eight swing states if the presidential elections were held today, including one electoral vote-giving congressional district that he had won in ... Read more...

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Senator Jon Kyl to retire


February 11th, 2011 - 2:17 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Arizona, Feb 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Arizona Republican Jon Kyl announced during a press conference on Thursday that he would not be seeking reelection upon the expiry of his current term in 2012.Kyl ... Read more...

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EU to quadruple aid to Belarusian society


February 3rd, 2011 - 12:44 am ICT by BNO News
WARSAW, POLAND (BNO NEWS) -- The European Union will quadruple its aid to Belarus from 4 to 15.6 million euros (21.59 million dollars) to support human rights, European Enlargement Commissioner Stefan Fule ... Read more...

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CNN’s Anderson Cooper punched in Cairo


February 3rd, 2011 - 12:21 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Cairo, Feb 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) CNN’s Anderson Cooper has suffered a beating at the hands of the pro-Mubarak demonstrators in Egypt. The seasoned journalist is in the country to cover the unprecedented demonstrations ... Read more...

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Yemen president won’t seek reelection


February 2nd, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by BNO News
SANAA (BNO NEWS) -- Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh said on Wednesday he will not seek his reelection in 2013, after thousands of protesters demanded his resignation, the state-run Saba news agency ... Read more...

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Obama considering moving 2012 Presidential election campaign base to Chicago


December 28th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 28 (ANI): US President Barack Obama is trying to win re-election by apparently risking, for the first time in history of the country, to move the campaign base to ... Read more...

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Nancy Pelosi asks for branding advice from Steven Spielberg


December 24th, 2010 - 1:56 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Dec 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Nancy Pelosi’s term as the speaker of the House is set to end after the Republicans assume their majority position of the House.There were reports ... Read more...

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Springfield Mayor Tim Davlin found dead


December 15th, 2010 - 10:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Springfield, Dec 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Springfield Mayor, Timothy J. Davlin was found dead at his house on Tuesday.Though some members of his community suspect that the mayor killed himself, the police have ... Read more...

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Middlesex County Sheriff James DiPaola found dead in a hotel room


November 28th, 2010 - 11:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Maine, Nov 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Middlesex County Sheriff James DiPaola has been found dead in a hotel room, which is located in Maine. His dead body was discovered on Saturday afternoon.He ... 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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Lisa Murkowski wants to caucus with the Republicans after her reelection


November 1st, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Alaska, Nov 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) United States Senator Lisa Murkowski’s spokesman has revealed that the Senator intends to join the Republicans when she is reelected. The Senator is seeking reelection in Alaska ... Read more...

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Nearly five in ten American voters want Obama to run for president again


October 27th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct. 27 (ANI): Nearly half of today's voters - 47 percent - say they would like to see Barack Obama run for re-election in 2012, versus 36 percent who said ... Read more...

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No Biden-Clinton swap in the works for 2012: Obama


October 20th, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct. 20 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has dismissed as "completely unfounded" reports that he might replace Vice President Joe Biden on his 2012 ticket with Secretary of State Hillary ... Read more...

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John Boehner Affair to be focus of a New York Times Expose, NY Post Reports


September 25th, 2010 - 2:31 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sep 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The United States Senate's Minority Leader John Boehner ignored a question by a liberal blogger on his alleged affair with a lobbyist.Boehner cannot be dodging that ... Read more...

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Barack Obama Bestows His Backing For Senator Patty Murray In A Crucial Electoral Year For The Democrats


August 17th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Washington, August 17, 2010 (Just Flashed): Patty Murray happens to be the American Senator of the Democratic Party from the state of Washington. Also, the experienced Patty Murray happens to ... Read more...

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Laura Bush supports gay marriage


May 13th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, May 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The former first lady of the United States, Mrs. Laura Bush says that she supports gay marriages and even abortion. Laura Bush was speaking her mind ... Read more...

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Rahm Emanuel Reveals His Political Aspirations


April 21st, 2010 - 7:21 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Washington, Apr 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rahm Emanuel, the chief of staff at the White House has made his intention of becoming the mayor of Chicago clear. He made his intention ... Read more...

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Stolen remains of Cyprus ex-president reburied


March 12th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Athens, March 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The body of former Cypriot president Tassos Papadopoulos, which was stolen from his grave three months back, has been finally laid to rest in the capital Nicosia, ... Read more...

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J. D. Hayworth challenges John McCain in his reelection battle


February 16th, 2010 - 10:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Arizona, Feb 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) J.D. Hayworth is all set to challenge John McCain for his reelection to the Senate. There is going to be a good showdown between the two ... Read more...

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FBI photographs show an aging Osama bin Laden


January 15th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan. 15 (ANI): New photographs released by FBI forensic artists show Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden aging a little since he was last seen in September 2007, but has put ... Read more...

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Harry Reid rejects calls to resign following racial comments


January 11th, 2010 - 2:15 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid will not resign following controversial remarks about President Obama set to be published by journalists in a book on Monday, ... Read more...

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Ruckus after ‘blacking out’ McCain’s name forces Palin to cut holiday short


December 18th, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec. 18 (ANI): Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin has said that she ended her Hawaiian vacation early because of the controversy that erupted after she was seen wearing a sun ... Read more...

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