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Navy Seals’ book gives a different version of Osama bin Laden’s death


September 4th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A former navy seal who wrote a book on how Osama Bin Laden was captured is now in trouble with the US government officials. The navy ... Read more...

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Democrats petition Betty White to speak at the DNC


September 4th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Democrats are petitioning for Betty White, the last surviving ‘Golden Girl’ to attend the democratic national convention. Betty who endorsed President Obama, turned 90 years old ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Obama, Romney locked in close race: polls


August 25th, 2012 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 25 (IANS) President Barack Obama and his Republican challenger Mitt Romney remain locked closely in the race for the White House, according to two new polls released ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Condoleezza Rice on Romney’s ticket could change the tide


July 16th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, July 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) As the date for the next US polls draw closer, observers are keenly observing the voter taste and preferences in a bid to determine which candidate is ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Obama urges Congress to act on ‘To-Do List’ to spur economy


May 12th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 12 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Saturday pressed Congress to act on a "To-Do List" to create jobs and help restore economic security for the middle class."After ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Majority Americans approve Obama’s same-sex marriage decision


May 12th, 2012 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 12 (IANS) A little over half of Americans approve of President Barack Obama's public endorsement of same-sex marriage, according to a new survey taken after his ABC ... Read more...

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US House passes cybersecurity bill


April 27th, 2012 - 8:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 27 (IANS) US House of Representatives Thursday approved a controversial cybersecurity legislation, which will make it easier for companies to share information with the government about threats their ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Most Americans oppose Israeli strike on Iran


March 14th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 14 (IANS) Seventy-five percent of Americans oppose Israel conducting a military strike against Iran's nuclear programme, says a survey.Nearly seven out of 10 favour negotiating with Iran, a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Virginia Governor signs pre-abortion ultrasound bill


March 8th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Mar 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell signed a new bill into law which will require all women who are about to undergo abortion to have an ultrasound scan before ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Michigan GOP primary race heats up


February 28th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Michigan, Feb 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) During the race to determine who gets to head the Democrats into the race against the Republicans in 2008, then candidates Barack Obama and Hilary Clinton had ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

US Congress extends tax cut, jobless benefits


February 18th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 18 (IANS/EFE) The US Congress approved Friday a 10-month extension of the payroll tax cut and federal unemployment benefits.The bipartisan measure, which passed the House of Representatives ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Obama’s budget goes to the Congress


February 14th, 2012 - 12:55 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington., Feb 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Another political battle is looming in Washington as President Barack Obama sends his budget to Congress. The budget will increase taxes on the rich and cut government ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Santorum stuns Romney in US presidential race


February 8th, 2012 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 8 (IANS) The US presidential hopeful, Rick Santorum, has swept the contests for the Republican Party nomination in Minnesota, Missouri, and Colorado by defeating long-time front-runner Mitt ... Read more...

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Callista Gingrich’s hair cut and styling is the topic of a great debate


January 28th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Jan 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The hairstyle of Callista Gingrich has been a subject of debate since her husband stepped up to bid for the Republican candidacy for the presidency. Inquistir.com ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Huge opportunity to bring jobs back: Obama


January 25th, 2012 - 10:11 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 25 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has said that Americans have a huge opportunity to bring "manufacturing jobs back" to the country.Obama said he would oppose "any ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Callista Gingrich is in the spotlight


December 24th, 2011 - 1:35 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mount Pleasant, Iowa, Dec 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Callista Gingrich has been credited for being the driving force behind Newt’s campaign. In a new revelation, Gingrich revealed that he considered dropping out of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Senate passes Tax Cut Bill


December 24th, 2011 - 12:12 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Dec 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) US lawmakers once again left it late too avert a major economic uncertainty. With just eight days to the expiration of the Bush-era tax cuts, the fate ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Bad political decisions blamed for financial crisis


December 22nd, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, Dec 22 (IANS) Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff said Wednesday that the international financial crisis was not caused by a money shortage, but by improper political decisions."The crisis ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Republican animosity grinding government to a halt: Obama


December 16th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 16 (IANS) President Barack Obama has accused opposition Republicans of grinding the government to a halt over personal animosity toward him - as well as an inability ... Read more...

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Support for Obama hits new low point: Survey


December 15th, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 15 (IANS/EFE) Support for US President Barack Obama is at its lowest level since he entered the White House in January 2009, but he has more public ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

No holiday break for Obama, Senate without tax-cut extension


December 8th, 2011 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 8 (IANS/EFE) There will be no Christmas vacation for senators or for President Barack Obama until Congress agrees to extend the payroll-tax cut that is set to ... Read more...

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Mitt Romney is backed by Kelly Ayotte


November 23rd, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Hampshire, Nov 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) "Joe and I are here today to endorse Governor Romney for president because we know that with his experience he will make sure that we get ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Michele Bachmann to meet Donald Trump again


November 21st, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Nov 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) GOP presidential hopeful Michele Bachmann will meet real estate mogul Donald Trump on Monday. The meeting will be the fourth between the two Republicans since Bachmann announced ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Economic crisis looms as Obama returns from Asia


November 20th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 20 (IANS) As President Barack Obama returns home after a sojourn in Bali he faces a looming economic crisis that threatens to unravel the gains of his ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Piers Morgan exits America’s Got Talent judging panel


November 11th, 2011 - 12:29 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) CNN talk show icon Piers Morgan has stepped down as a judge of the show America’s Got Talent. The British journalist said he took the decision ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

US jobless rates edges down


November 5th, 2011 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 5 (IANS/EFE) The US economy gained 80,000 net new jobs in October, pushing the unemployment rate down by a tenth of a percentage point to 9 percent, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Herman Cain sings at the National Press Club


November 1st, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Nov 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) GOP presidential hopeful Herman Cain displayed his singing talent when he met the press at the National Press Club. Cain has seen his campaign take a blow ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Obama, New Yorkers back Occupy Wall Street


October 18th, 2011 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 18 (IANS) As the Occupy Wall Street movement against corporate greed turned one month-old, it won an apparent endorsement from the White House and the backing of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

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...

Posted in Business |

US economy needs ‘jolt right now’, says Obama


October 6th, 2011 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 6 (IANS) Urging Congress to pass his $447 billion jobs bill without further delay, US President Barack Obama Thursday said the US economy needs an immediate "jolt"."Our ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Jobs bill exposes divide between Congress and White House


October 5th, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Oct 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The blame game in US politics has surfaced again. The proposed Jobs Bill has once again exposed the deep division between Congress and the White House. President ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Obama unveils deficit reduction plan


September 19th, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 19 (IANS) President Barack Obama Monday unveiled plans to reduce the US deficit and to kick-start economic growth."Washington has to live within its means," Obama said in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Republicans reject tax breaks cut for wealthy


September 13th, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 13 (IANS) President Barack Obama has suggested what he calls a "common-sense approach" of limiting tax deductions for the wealthy to pay most of the cost of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Americans believe US policies motivated 9/11 attacks: Poll


September 6th, 2011 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 6 (IANS) Americans today are generally more willing to believe that US policies in the Middle East might have motivated the 9/11 terror attacks on New York and ... Read more...

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Tea party express reaches Nevada


August 30th, 2011 - 1:27 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Aug 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The country-wide tour of the Tea Party is ongoing. The Tea Party Express tour bus reached Nevada on Sunday where they held a rally. There were several ... Read more...

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