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Islamist Morsi sworn in as Egypt’s president


June 30th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Mohamed Morsi was sworn in as the first freely-elected president of Egypt Saturday before the country's highest court here following his victory in the presidential ... Read more...

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US stocks open lower on Greece concern


March 6th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
New York, March 6 (IANS) US stocks opened sharply lower Tuesday as renewed concerns about the Greek debt crisis weighed the market.The debt swap deal between Greek government and its ... Read more...

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Elizabeth Warren starts her race for the US Senate


September 14th, 2011 - 10:44 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Sept 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Consumer advocate Elizabeth Warren has embarked on her campaign trail in the bid to get to the US Senate. Elizabeth is fighting to get to Washington on ... Read more...

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Rick Santorum alleges that gay community has launched a jihad against him


August 30th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Aug 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Republican Presidential hopeful Rick Santorum has announced that the gay community has launched a jihad against him. Rick has voiced his opposition to the gay community in ... Read more...

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Texas Governor Perry announces US presidential bid


August 14th, 2011 - 5:36 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 14 (IANS) Texas Governor Rick Perry Saturday announced his intention to run for the office of the US president, Xinhua reported.At a conservative gathering in Charleston, Perry ... Read more...

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US panel opposes cutting off aid to Pakistan


July 22nd, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 22 (IANS) A US congressional panel has rejected a move to block all kinds of assistance to Pakistan despite existing differences over security issues between the ... Read more...

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Newly-liberal Bristol Palin ‘bans mum Sarah from her home for being too Republican’


April 28th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 28 (ANI): Bristol Palin, who is believed to have developed an increasing liberal stance since late 2010, has reportedly banned her overly Republican mother Sarah from her house in Arizona.The ... Read more...

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Obama fears his birth certificate may reveal his father’s identity: Hawaii senator


April 26th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 26 (ANI): The 'real issue' behind U.S. President Barack Obama's reluctance to releasing his long-form birth certificate may be because he wanted to hide the identity or citizenship of ... Read more...

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Michele Bachmann’s son turns down Playgirl offer


April 21st, 2011 - 1:43 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, April 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The adult magazine Playgirl’s bid to get Republican Congresswoman Michele Bachmann’s son to strip for them failed. Lucas Bachmann who is a resident psychiatrist said he ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

‘Birther’ debate will only bring short-term gains for GOP: Obama


April 15th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.15 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has said that Donald Trump and other Repubublicans who challenge his US citizenship would only gain a short term political benefit with conservative voters.In ... Read more...

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Donald Trump seriously considers running for upcoming US presidential polls


March 18th, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar.18 (ANI): Real estate mogul Donald Trump has said that he is seriously considering running for the 2012 presidential polls as a Republican.Trump said that he is serious about ... Read more...

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‘Obama is one of the greatest politician’, says Mississippi Governor


February 28th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.28 (ANI): Governor of Mississippi Haley Barbour said that US president Barack Obama is one of the America's best politician ever.Barbour, Obama's one of the potential rival in re-elections of ... Read more...

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Harry Reid wants to ban brothels in Nevada


February 23rd, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Nevada, Feb 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Lawmakers in Nevada would be considering whether to ban brothels in the state.Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has indicated that he would want the brothels to be ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Julia Hurley Gives Credit To Hooters For Her Professional Success


February 9th, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tennessee House of Representatives Republican Julia Hurley, who won the election in November, has written an interesting column in a reputed media outlet where she spoke ... Read more...

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Earmark ban puts local projects on hold


February 8th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Dallas, Feb 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) When Congress last week banned earmark, many citizens didn’t figure out what impact it will have on their daily lives.Most politicians and members of the public were ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Palin would be a ‘great’ President: Romney


February 3rd, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb.3 (ANI): Former Republican Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney has said that Sarah Palin would make a great president of the United States.Mitt Romney claims he isn't sure if he'll ... Read more...

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Minnesota’s Bachmann posing a challenge to Palin, other GOP leaders


January 27th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.27 (ANI): Minnesota Representative Michele Bachmann is emerging as the standard-bearer for the conservative movement, and is posing a challenge to expected GOP leaders such as Paul Ryan and former ... Read more...

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Obama has “learned a lot” in two years of presidency: McCain


January 24th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 24 (ANI): John McCain, the Republican Arizona Senator who was placed opposite Barack Obama in the 2008 presidential polls, has praised the latter as someone who has "learned a ... Read more...

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Indian-American Nikki Haley is South Carolina governor (Lead)


January 13th, 2011 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 12 (IANS) Nikki Haley, the daughter of Sikh immigrant parents from Amritsar, created history Wednesday as she became the first woman governor of South Carolina and the ... Read more...

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New governors of California, Nevada, Minnesota, and Wisconsin usher in the new era


January 4th, 2011 - 1:51 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Nevada, Jan 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) As America wakes up to the New Year, it seems that some states are also waking up to new dawns.Four states will have new governors sworn in ... 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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Haley Barbour faces fire for his racial comments


December 22nd, 2010 - 1:35 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Dec 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) 2012 GOP hopeful, Harley Barbour may have hurt his ambitions with his recent comments.The Republican Mississippi governor caused controversy with a recent piece that he wrote ... Read more...

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Lisa Murkowski wins over Joe Miller


November 18th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Alaska, Nov 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Republican Lisa Murkowski has won the seat in Alaska. She did beat her nearest contender, Tea Party movement’s Joe Miller.The seat was the last to be decided ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi-American wins in US polls


November 4th, 2010 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 4 (IANS) Hansen Hashem Clarke, a Democrat, has become the first Bangladeshi-American to win a congressional seat to the US House of Representatives, it was reported here.Clarke, a member of ... Read more...

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Indian American Nikki Haley will be South Carolina governor


November 3rd, 2010 - 10:16 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 3 (IANS) Republican Nikki Haley, daughter of Sikh immigrant parents from Amritsar, will be the new governor of South Carolina state after she defeated her Democratic rival Vincent Sheheen ... Read more...

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Palin’s ‘once-to-be son in law’ may end up running as Democrat for mayor!


October 25th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 25 (ANI): Sarah Palin's 'once-to-be son in law,' Levi Johnston, who is running for mayor of Wasilla, Alaska, is not sure if he will run as a Republican ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Art Robinson Makes Politics More Colloquial


October 8th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Republican Art Robinson does not seen to have much chance to make it into the congress as a Republican anymore. He has represented Oregon before, but certain comments of ... Read more...

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‘Family Guy’ Episode Features Rush Limbaugh


October 4th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The much anticipated 'Family Guy' episode featuring Rush Limbaugh was aired on October 3. In spite of the show being hilarious, there were some seriously political ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Democrats slip below Republicans for first time ahead of Nov congressional elections, finds poll


September 7th, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 7 (ANI): Forty-seven percent of Americans have said they would back the Republican in their congressional district if the election were held now, while 45 percent would vote for ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sarah Palin’ biographer Joe McGinniss to leave her neighboring house


September 6th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Alaska, Sep 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Renowned writer - Joe McGinniss is finally heading home to Massachusetts after a three month stay in the neighborhood of former Alaska governor and Republican Vice ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Paterson, Ground-Zero mosque developer meeting this week: King


August 18th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 18 (ANI): New York Governor David Paterson will be meeting with the developer and leader of the ground zero-area mosque project later this week to discuss the possibility of moving ... Read more...

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Vegan Tyson denies using drugs on Democratic Senate candidate’s yacht


August 18th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 18 (ANI): Former world heavyweight champion Mike Tyson has denied using drugs on Florida Democratic Senate candidate Jeff Greene's yacht as they traveled together in August 2005."Jeff had nothing to ... Read more...

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US deportation order spares students brought illegally into country as kids


August 9th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by ANI
The Obama administration is reported to be sparing one group of illegal immigrants from expulsion --students who came to the United States without papers when they were children.According to the New ... Read more...

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Sarah Palin to release new book


August 2nd, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Alaska, Aug 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former Alaska governor and Republican Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin has a second book in line with the title "America By Heart: Reflections on Family, Faith ... Read more...

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Rand Paul defends US President Barack Obama


July 18th, 2010 - 11:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Lexington, July 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The US President Barack Obama has got some help from some unexpected quarters. One of the staunchest critics of President Barack Obama – Rand Paul ... Read more...

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