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Key senator chides Pakistan on Haqqani support


November 29th, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 29 (IANS) Even as the United States moved to sooth Pakistan's ruffled feathers over the death of 24 Pakistani soldiers in weekend NATO strikes, a key senator chided ... Read more...

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McCain lauds improving security in Jammu and Kashmir (Lead)


August 18th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Fresh from a visit to Jammu and Kashmir, US Senator John McCain Thursday said he was "encouraged" to see peace and security returning to ... Read more...

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McCain points to Pakistan military, terror groups link


August 18th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Calling for a realistic US policy towards Pakistan, Senator John McCain, a former American presidential candidate, Thursday aired concern over the "troubling connection" between ... Read more...

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Top economic voices question US downgrade


August 8th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 8 (IANS) Leading economic experts from Democratic and Republican parties alike have voiced outrage over Standard & Poor's downgrade of the US credit rating but disagreed on ... Read more...

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Puerto Rican rappers sing on social ills


July 3rd, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
San Juan, July 3 (IANS/EFE) Rap singers in Puerto Rico are now using their songs to highlight social problems faced by the island in Central America.Rappers like Residente, Omar Garcia ... Read more...

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Palin to Obama: Stop ‘pussy-footing around’ over release of Osama death photos


May 5th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 5 (ANI): Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin has rubbished President Barack Obama's decision not to release Osama Bin Laden's death photos."Show the photos as a warning to others seeking ... Read more...

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Republican lawmaker Pawlenty apologizes for cap-and-trade support


May 1st, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 1 (ANI): Potential Republican Presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty has issued an apology for his past support for a cap-and-trade environmental policy.Former Minnesota Governor said that his past support for ... Read more...

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Obama confirms he is American by birth


April 28th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr. 28 (ANI): The White House's move to unseal, and release, Barack Obama's birth certificate came after polls indicated a growing number of Americans doubting that basic fact.A USA ... Read more...

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One in four Americans doubt Obama was born in US: Fox News poll


April 8th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.8 (ANI): Nearly one in four Americans believe that President Barack Obama was not born in the US.Only "natural born citizens" are eligible to be president under the US Constitution.A ... Read more...

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Newt Gingrich sought “God’s forgiveness” for marital affairs


March 26th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.26 (ANI): Potential US Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich said that he had sought 'God's forgiveness' for his marital affairs.During an interview he said that he's not looking to "get past" ... Read more...

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Best way to end Pakistan’s support for terrorist groups is to win Afghan war: McCain


March 16th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 16(ANI): The best way to persuade Pakistan to 'end its support for terrorist groups' is to defeat the Taliban in Afghanistan, senior US lawmaker and former Republican presidential candidate ... Read more...

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US Presidential wannabe Huckabee way ahead of Republican rivals: Poll


March 3rd, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3(ANI): A new poll has found that potential Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee continues to edge out his potential 2012 rivals in next year's Iowa caucuses.The Wall Street Journal/NBC ... Read more...

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Saying Obama grew up in Kenya lands GOP leader Huckabee in a fix


March 2nd, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington/Seattle, Mar. 2 (ANI): Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee has landed in a fix by saying that President Barack Obama grew up in Kenya and not in Indonesia.But a spokesman for ... Read more...

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US Presidential wannabe Mike Huckabee way ahead of Republican rivals, finds poll


January 13th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 24 (ANI): A new poll has found that potential Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee is ahead of his Republican rivals in next year's Iowa caucuses.The survey from Democratic-allied Public ... Read more...

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Mike Huckabee defends Michelle Obama in food fight with Sarah Palin


December 23rd, 2010 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 23 (ANI): Potential Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee has defended US First Lady Michelle Obama on her push to combat childhood obesity.He said Sarah Palin was wrong to mock ... Read more...

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Former Alaska Governor Palin believes she can beat President Obama in 2012


November 18th, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin has proclaimed that she could beat U.S. President Barack Obama in the 2012 presidential elections.During an interview with ABC's Barbara Walters, Palin ... Read more...

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John McCain talks about border security during his senate debate


September 27th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former Republican presidential candidate John McCain has stated that the ability of illegal immigrants to successfully pass through US borders from Mexico from American soil is something that ... 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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Infosys is like a ‘chop shop, increase H1-B visa fees: US senator


August 9th, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 9 (IANS) Branding leading Indian IT companies like Infosys as "chop shops" that break stolen cars to sell parts, a US senator supported raising H1-B visa fees for ... Read more...

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US senator brands Indian IT majors ‘chop shops’


August 8th, 2010 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 8 (IANS) Branding leading Indian IT companies like Infosys as "chop shops" that break stolen cars to sell parts, a US senator supported raising H1-B visa fees for ... Read more...

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India has legitimate interest in Afghanistan: Petraeus


June 30th, 2010 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 30 (IANS) Gen. David Petraeus, set to be the top commander in Afghanistan, has said that the US would work with both Pakistan and India, as New ... Read more...

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Senator McCain has an affinity for craps!


June 30th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
New York, June 30 (ANI): Former Republican presidential candidate John McCain has an affinity for craps, according to Randall Lane's new book 'The Zeroes: My Misadventures in the Decade Wall Street Went ... Read more...

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Petraeus vows ‘relentless’ pursuit of Taliban


June 30th, 2010 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 30 (IANS) A Senate panel has approved the nomination of Gen David Petraeus to be the top US commander in Afghanistan after he assured lawmakers he would ... Read more...

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‘Joe the plumber’ elected as an official in Ohio


May 6th, 2010 - 9:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Ohio, May 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) ‘Joe the Plumber’ has been elected as one of the officials of the Republican Party committee in Ohio's Lucas County. 'Joe the Plumber' is the person ... Read more...

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‘Joe The Plumber’ Elected To The Republican Party Committee Of The Lucas County In Ohio


May 6th, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 6, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): ‘Joe the Plumber’ is plummeting into party politics. Samuel ‘Joe’ Wurzelbacher was lauded by the Republican John McCain's presidential movement in 2008. Joe has ... Read more...

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I never considered myself a maverick: McCain


April 15th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 15(ANI): Arizona Senator John McCain, who built his political persona and his 2008 presidential campaign around the claim that he is a "maverick", has said that he never considered himself ... Read more...

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US concerned over Taliban extremists shifting base from Quetta to Karachi


February 24th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.24 (ANI): The United States is concerned over the relocation of Taliban extremists from Quetta to Pakistan's port city of Karachi, which has made it more difficult for security agencies ... Read more...

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Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney Involved In Scuffle With Rapper


February 21st, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has been hitting headlines lately but not for political reasons. It was reported earlier this week that the Republican leader ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama to take childhood obesity drive on Mike Huckabee’s TV show


February 18th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 18 (ANI): Michelle Obama is set to voice her concerns about childhood obesity with an appearance on Mike Huckabee's Fox News program.The US First Lady will discuss the pitfalls of ... Read more...

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Mitt Romney attacked on a flight


February 17th, 2010 - 12:11 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Vancouver, Feb 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney was attacked on a flight, which had departed from Vancouver and was on its way to Los Angeles. The incident ... Read more...

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`Joe the Plumber’ now says Senator McCain ruined his life


February 16th, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Pennsylvania (US), Feb.16 (ANI): Sam Wurzelbacher, the man popularly known as "Joe the Plumber" during the 2008 US presidential campaign, and who was seen as the square-shouldered mascot of Republican presidential ... Read more...

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McCain recruits Palin to defend Arizona seat


February 16th, 2010 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.16 (ANI): Former Republican presidential candidate John McCain has once again sought the help of his ex-running mate and former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin to defend his Arizona seat.According to ... Read more...

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Pak Army may launch operation in North Waziristan soon: US senator


January 11th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 11(ANI): US Senator Joe Lieberman has said that there is a possibility that Pakistan may take some action in the militant stronghold of North Waziristan in the near future.Appearing on ... Read more...

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Rudy Giuliani says that US had no domestic attacks under Bush


January 9th, 2010 - 2:23 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The former New York mayor Rudy has slammed the Obama administration and has said that, "We had no domestic attacks under Bush; we've had one under ... Read more...

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Suspect in US police killing shot dead


December 2nd, 2009 - 3:53 am ICT by IANS
Seattle, Dec 2 (DPA) A suspect in the shocking execution-style killings of four police officers over the weekend was shot dead by a Seattle patrolman who was making a routine check of ... Read more...

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