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US Congressman campaigns to invite Narendra Modi


September 12th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, Sep 12 (IANS) A US Congressman who has mounted a campaign to revoke the ban on an American visa for Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi says in the ... Read more...

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Republican Congressman apologizes after skinny-dipping


August 21st, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Kansas, Aug 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Republican Congress man apologized to the public after his skinny dipping act in Israel at the Sea of Galilee during last year. Kevin Yodar, the representative of ... Read more...

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US says it supports Pakistan’s territorial integrity


February 22nd, 2012 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 22 (IANS) In a bid to smooth key ally Pakistan's ruffled feathers over a lawmaker's call for self-determination in restive Balochistan, the United States has reiterated ... Read more...

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Top Republican Congressman confident of deficit deal


October 16th, 2011 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 16 (IANS) House Majority Leader Eric Cantor Sunday expressed confidence that a bipartisan congressional debt reduction panel could reach a deal before the Nov 23 deadline.The ... Read more...

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Obama pokes fun at Facebook founder


April 21st, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 21 (IANS) President Barack Obama has joked that he was very proud he got Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg to wear a jacket and tie."I'm very proud of ... Read more...

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Former US Congressman in Libya to seek Gaddafi’s exit


April 7th, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 7 (ANI): A former US congressman, Curt Weldon, has arrived in Libya to meet Colonel Muammar Gaddafi in an effort to convince him to step down.Weldon, a former Republican ... Read more...

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‘US will not demonise entire Muslim community over terror hearings’


March 7th, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 7 (ANI): Amid situations wherein a Republican congressman is preparing to open hearing on the threat of homegrown Islamic terrorism, US President Barack Obama's deputy national security adviser has ... Read more...

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Christopher Lee’s Resignation Sends Waves In US Political Circle


February 10th, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The fall from grace has been too sudden for Republican congressman Christopher Lee. The GOP member found himself amid controversy and allegation after a gossip website ... Read more...

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Rep. Chris Lee quits over Craigslist flirtation reports


February 10th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 10 (ANI): Chris Lee, a married Republican congressman from New York state, has quit amid media reports he flirted online with a woman and sent his shirtless photograph to her.46-year-old ... Read more...

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Influential climate change report ‘derived from Wikipedia’


November 24th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 24 (ANI): Research questioning the validity of global warming was allegedly lifted from Wikipedia and textbooks, it has emerged.A report by statistician Edward Wegman criticised earlier research led by scientist ... Read more...

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God promised Noah global warming wouldn’t destroy planet: US politician


November 11th, 2010 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 11 (ANI): A Republican congressman bidding to chair U.S. energy committee has claimed that the planet would not be destroyed by global warming because of a promise God made to ... Read more...

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Six Indian Americans bite the dust in US polls


November 3rd, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 3 (IANS) Even as Republican Nikki Haley, a daughter of Sikh immigrant parents from Amritsar, became the first woman to win the governor's race in South Carolina, ... Read more...

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As America votes, Nikki Haley poised to win South Carolina


November 2nd, 2010 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 2 (IANS) A daughter of Sikh immigrant parents from Amritsar, Nikki Haley appeared poised to win the governor's race in South Carolina as Americans started voting Tuesday ... Read more...

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Nikki Haley may win South Carolina governor race


November 1st, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 1 (IANS) The fate of a record seven Indian-Americans, six of them Democrats, hangs in balance in Tuesday's elections with US President Barack Obama's Democratic Party expected ... Read more...

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Obama a bigger threat to U.S. than Al Qaeda: Colorado governor candidate


October 30th, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Canon City (Colorado, US), Oct. 30 (ANI): Colorado gubernatorial candidate Tom Tancredo has claimed that President Barack Obama is a bigger threat to the United States than Al Qaeda or terrorism, ... Read more...

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Ground Zero Mosque Becomes Bone Of Contention Between Ron Paul And Rand Paul


August 24th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Washington, Aug 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Republican Congressman Ron Paul has come out with a statement in which he expressed his support to the proposal of building an Islamic cultural center ... Read more...

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Church In Kentucky Displeased By The Uncomplimentary Observations Of A Senatorial Nominee


August 11th, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Washington, August 11, 2010 (Just Flashed): Rand Paul happens to be the chairperson and originator of Kentucky Taxpayers United. He also happens to be the child of the eminent Republican Congressman, Ron ... Read more...

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Republican Congressman Barton retracts apology to BP


June 18th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 18 (ANI): Republican Congressman from Texas Joe Barton has retracted his apology to British Petroleum (BP) in connection with the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.Barton had not only apologized to ... Read more...

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Republicans split over backing Nikki Haley


June 17th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 17 (IANS) While national Republicans are busy advancing Indian American lawmaker Nikki Haley's bid for governor of South Carolina, much of the state party establishment seems to ... Read more...

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Republican Senator not sure whether Obama is an American citizen or a Christian


March 6th, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar. 6 (ANI): Republican Congressman Paul Broun has said that he is not sure whether President Barack Obama is an American citizen or a Christian, but he is a socialist ... Read more...

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9/11 hijackers spiritual leader ordered bombing of US airliner


December 27th, 2009 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 27 (ANI): Al Qaeda commander and spiritual leader of the 9/11 hijackers and Fort Hood gunman Major Nidal Hasan is said to be behind the failed plot to blow up ... Read more...

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US attitude towards Israel could be changing: Republican Congressman


November 9th, 2009 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 9(ANI): A leading US Republican Congressman has warned that the attitude of Capitol Hill towards Israel could be changing.US House of Representatives Minority Whip Eric Cantor said this before ... Read more...

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Louisiana Republican Congressman Cao releases statement after voting in favor of Democratic health care reform bill


November 8th, 2009 - 4:32 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Louisiana Congressman Anh "Joseph" Cao on Sunday morning released a statement after he voted as the only Republican in favor of the Democratic health care reform bill.The ... Read more...

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US Senator gives PML-N leader an earful over KL bill apprehensions


October 22nd, 2009 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct.22 (ANI): Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Zafar Ali Shah was in the firing line of the Republican Congressman Frank Wolf when the former went to meet him in his ... Read more...

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Rep.Charles Boustany $1.25 Million From Health And Insurance Industry?


September 10th, 2009 - 6:28 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Republican Charles Boustany who is all set to oppose the US President Barack Obama's Health Care Plan and Insurance campaign contributions, has himself been found in the midst of a ... Read more...

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Meet new contenders of Dancing With the Stars


August 18th, 2009 - 6:24 pm ICT by IBNS
Aug 18 (IBNS) A singer, an actress, a Dallas cowboy, an US Olympic swimmer, the list may sound weird, but they are the new contenders of Dancing With the Stars 2009.ABC's Dancing ... Read more...

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Obama honors Tutu, Kennedy with freedom medal


August 13th, 2009 - 8:19 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 13 (DPA) US President Barack Obama bestowed the highest US civilian honour to Archbishop Desmond Tutu and US Senator Edward Kennedy and 14 others at the White House Wednesday. "Let ... Read more...

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Demand to raise US H-1B visa cap, take PhDs out of it (Lead)


April 8th, 2009 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 8 (IANS) Debunking the myth that H-1B visas steal American jobs, a US think tank has asked the Congress to instead raise the cap on them to promote ... Read more...

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Poll says Caroline Kennedy not a good choice for Hillary Clinton’’s vacant Senate seat


January 7th, 2009 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan.7 (ANI): A newly-released poll has warned that New York Governor David Paterson would be wise not to consider appointing Caroline Kennedy to Hillary Clintons Senate seat. The poll, ... Read more...

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G20 leaders vow to fix financial system; keep watch on markets (Lead)


November 16th, 2008 - 4:21 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 16 (IANS) Pledging to fix the global financial system, leaders from the world's 20 biggest economies, including Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, have called for greater oversight of financial markets ... Read more...

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‘India reassured about stronger relationship under Obama’


November 15th, 2008 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 15 (IANS) US President-elect Barack Obama's India policy is unlikely to be much different from that of President George Bush, according to Montek Singh Ahluwalia, Deputy Chairman of the Planning ... Read more...

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‘Obama attaches high priority to stronger ties with India’


November 14th, 2008 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 14 (IANS) President-elect Barack Obama attaches high priority to the further strengthening of relations between India and the US, his special envoy to the G-20 Summit has told a key ... Read more...

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Obama to appoint Republicans to key cabinet roles


November 13th, 2008 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov.13 (ANI): U.S.President-elect Barack Obama is planning to appoint Republicans to key positions in his cabinet as part of a new bipartisan approach in Washington. The Telegraph quoted John Podesta, ... Read more...

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Republicans hire Oxford don to prove Obamas memoirs written by ex-terrorist


November 2nd, 2008 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 2 (ANI): Even as its less than two days to go for the US presidential polls, the Republicans have in their last ditch effort to score a lead over ... Read more...

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Jindal at centre stage as Hurricane Gustav hits US Gulf coast


September 2nd, 2008 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 2 (IANS) As Hurricane Gustav bore down on the US Gulf coast Monday, lashing New Orleans with strong winds and heavy rain, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal was at the centre ... Read more...

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