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Obama campaign hits back at Indian-American’s ‘2016′ film


September 12th, 2012 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) The Obama campaign has hit back at an anti-Obama film by an Indian-American conservative author that has rocked the box office since last month's Republican ... Read more...

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Obama gains six point advantage over Romney: poll


September 11th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 11 (IANS) With a new poll showing President Barack Obama getting a six point advantage over Mitt Romney after last week's Democratic National Convention, the Republican challenger ... Read more...

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Kal Penn makes a four letter call: “Vote”


September 5th, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 5 (IANS) Indian American actor Kal Penn, best known for his "Harold and Kumar" movies, brought the house down at the Democratic National Convention as he ended ... Read more...

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Yahoo fires journalist after Romney joke


August 31st, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Yahoo News fired its Washington bureau chief less than 24 hours after a live microphone caught him joking that Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney ... Read more...

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Romney promises to deliver what Obama could not


August 31st, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 31 (IANS) A 100,000 red, white and blue balloons dropped from the ceiling in a rain of confetti as Mitt Romney accepted the Republican nomination to challenge ... Read more...

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Paul Ryan accepts Republican vice presidential nomination


August 30th, 2012 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Tampa, Florida, Aug 30 (IANS) Mitt Romney's running mate Paul Ryan has accepted the Republican vice-presidential nomination, saying time is running out to solve America's fiscal problems, but they ... Read more...

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Indian-American’s anti-Obama film making waves in US


August 29th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 29 (IANS) An anti-Obama film by an Indian-American conservative author that has rocked the box office is set to make further inroads across the nation, thanks to ... Read more...

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My dad wants to strengthen American dream: Craig Romney


August 29th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Tampa (Florida), Aug 29 (IANS/EFE) Craig Romney, the youngest son of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, said here Tuesday that his father is not the out-of-touch figure painted by his ... Read more...

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Houston decides Astrodome fate


May 24th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Houston, May 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Houston Astrodome may be demolished, according to its operators.After a visit to the dome, Walt Disney allegedly called it the Eighth Wonder of the World. ... Read more...

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Romney frontrunner as Republican race hits ‘Super Tuesday’


March 6th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 6 (IANS) As the Republican primary race to pick their nominee to challenge President Barack hits so-called "Super Tuesday", the biggest day of voting yet in the two-month-old ... Read more...

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John Oliver engaged to girlfriend Kate Norley


October 5th, 2010 - 11:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
British correspondent John Oliver’s name has been struck off the single’s list. And that is because he is now engaged to his longtime girlfriend Kate Norley. The engagement of the lovebirds took ... Read more...

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John Oliver of ‘The Daily Show’ Engaged to Iraq War Vet Kate Norley


October 5th, 2010 - 10:02 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
John Oliver of ‘The Today Show’ and Kate Norley met at a Republican National Convention back in 2008, which Oliver was covering for Stewart, also from ‘The Daily Show’. norley was there ... Read more...

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John Oliver of ‘The Daily Show’ Engaged to Iraq War Vet Kate Norley


October 5th, 2010 - 1:53 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) John Oliver from The Daily Show has announced his engagement to his girlfriend of the last two years, Kate Norley, a veteran from the war in Iraq.The announcement ... Read more...

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Palin’s kids’ names mocked by CBS anchor Katie Couric


August 5th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
New York, August 05 (ANI): 'CBS Evening News' anchor Katie Couric has created controversy by mocking the names of Sarah Palin's children in a video that's gone viral on the net.The ... Read more...

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Jane Fonda relives her youthful days as peace protester on new film set


July 27th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 27 (ANI): American actress Jane Fonda is reliving her days as a peace protester as she plays a hippie granny in her new movie.The movie 'Peace, Love, Misunderstanding' has ... Read more...

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Obamas’ vacation sparks outrage


July 18th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 18 (ANI): President Barack Obama and his family's trip to the coastal town of Bar Harbor, Maine, has sparked outrage among some, including Republicans.The Republican National Convention created ... Read more...

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Levi Johnston And Bristol Palin Resolve To Activate Steps To Amicably Rear Their Baby


June 16th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 16, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Bristol Palin, the eldest daughter of Todd and Sarah Palin, is also a teenage parent. Nonetheless, she has endorsed abstinence and has opposed ... Read more...

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The RNC Mentions A Phone-sex Hotline In Its Fundraising Letter


April 2nd, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 2, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): It appears as if the Republican Party of America will be relieved that this week is about to come to an end. It has been ... Read more...

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Indian American named advisor to Virginia governor-elect


January 25th, 2010 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 25 (IANS) Virginia's Republican Governor-elect Bob McDonnell has appointed his close friend and long-time fundraiser Dr Kamlesh Dave to his transition team for economic development. Dave, a cardiologist practicing in Chester, ... 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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Bristol Palin’’s future mum-in-law arrested on drug charges


December 20th, 2008 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 20 (ANI): The mother of Levi Johnston, the teen father of Sarah Palin''s daughter''s unborn child, had been put behind bars on drug charges.Sherry Johnston had been taken into ... Read more...

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Now, political gulf between Jolie and dad


November 17th, 2008 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 17 (ANI): Hollywood actress Angelina Jolies relationship with her father Jon Voight apparently turned more sour after the veteran actor announced his support for presidential candidate John McCain during ... Read more...

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McCain aides deny spreading Palin in a towel rumours


November 8th, 2008 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 8 (ANI): Senator John McCains top two aides during the presidential campaign have denied the anonymous accusations circulating in the press about his running mate and Alaska Governor Sarah ... Read more...

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Palin being made a scapegoat over shopping to cover campaign failure: Aide


November 8th, 2008 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 8 (ANI): A longtime aide of John McCains vice presidential nominee, Sarah Palin, has bashed critics claiming that the Alaska governor was unfairly being made a scapegoat for ... Read more...

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2008 US prez campaign now even more interesting: NYT


September 20th, 2008 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept.20 (ANI):The 2008 presidential campaign has stimulated a great deal of interest among American voters all year, but according to the New York Times, the campaign is at an ... Read more...

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McCain offers choice to Americans: Country First or Obama First


September 20th, 2008 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
New York, Sept.20 (ANI): Republican presidential candidate John McCain has launched another broadside against Democratic rival Barack Obama. Using his starkest language to date in the run-up to the November 4 presidential ... Read more...

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Denver professor under probe for assigning students anti-Palin essay


September 19th, 2008 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Denver (Colorado US), Sept.19 (ANI): An English teacher at Denvers Metropolitan State College is being investigated by the college for bias, bullying and harassment after he gave students in his class ... Read more...

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Palin Backers White Trash comment spurs review by Canadian ombudsman


September 19th, 2008 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept.19 (ANI): The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation is reviewing complaints from both Americans and Canadians about a Web site columnist who recently described Sarah Palins supporters as white trash, compared ... Read more...

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Obama retakes lead over McCain: CBS/NYT poll


September 18th, 2008 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept.18 (ANI): Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama has retaken a lead over Republican rival John McCain, according to the latest CBS/NYT poll. The poll indicates Obama as having taken a ... Read more...

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Obama is Jesus and Palin is Pontius Pilate, says US politician


September 11th, 2008 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept.11 (ANI): An American politician has compared Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama to Jesus and Republican vice-presidential nominee Sarah Palin to Pontius Pilate, the Roman governor of Judaea (from 26 ... Read more...

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Sen. Hillary Clinton Responds to Sen. McCain’s Speech Tonight to the Republican National Convention


September 7th, 2008 - 8:31 pm ICT by admin
Sen. Hillary Clinton issued the following statement tonight in response to Sen. McCain’s remarks:"The two party conventions showcased vastly different directions for our country. Senator Obama and Senator Biden offered the new ... Read more...

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Cindy McCains designer wear at Republican Convention cost a cool $300,000


September 6th, 2008 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept 6 (ANI): Presidential candidate John McCain''s wife Cindy was seen wearing an ensemble that could have cost her 300,000 dollars at the Republican National Convention.The estimate, made by ... Read more...

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Palin’’s redneck beau would be the most awesome vice son-in-law ever!!!


September 4th, 2008 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 4 (ANI): He might have made vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palins teenage daughter pregnant, but according to members of social networking pages such as Facebook, Levi Johnston would be the ... Read more...

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Excerpts: Remarks by Alaska Governor Sarah Palin


September 4th, 2008 - 7:34 am ICT by admin
SAINT PAUL, Minn. - This evening Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, the Republican Party's vice presidential nominee, will address the 2008 Republican National Convention. Excerpts from the governor's remarks, as prepared for delivery, ... Read more...

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Jon Voight gets emotional about Palin’s pregnant daughter


September 2nd, 2008 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
St. Paul (Minnesota), Sep 2 (DPA) Oscar-winning actor Jon Voight, mingling at the Republican National Convention, became visibly emotional when talking about the newly revealed pregnancy of Alaska Governor Sarah Palin's teenaged ... Read more...

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