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FBI asked to track anti-Sikh hate crimes


September 20th, 2012 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) A Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) panel will look into demands to track hate crimes against Sikhs motivated by religious bias in the wake of the ... Read more...

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US community groups seek hate crime hearings


August 22nd, 2012 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 22 (IANS) A diverse group of over 150 organisations led by the Sikh Coalition has asked the Senate Judiciary Committee to conduct hearings on hate crimes and the ... Read more...

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US told to apologize for tarnishing Cartagena’s image


April 27th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, April 27 (IANS) The Colombian government has asked the US for an apology for tarnishing the image of Cartagena, a key Caribbean resort on the northern coast of ... Read more...

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Obama never in danger from Secret Service scandal: Official


April 26th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 25 (IANS) US President Barack Obama was never in danger because of a prostitution scandal involving Secret Service agents during a trip to Colombia, a top official ... Read more...

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Obama names Indian-American to communications body


November 1st, 2011 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 1 (IANS) President Barack Obama has named an Indian American lawyer Ajit Varadaraj Pai, a Republican, and Jessica Rosenworcel, a Democrat, as Commissioners on the bipartisan Federal ... Read more...

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Obama proposes extending Mueller’s mandate at FBI helm


May 13th, 2011 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 13 (IANS/EFE) President Barack Obama Thursday proposed extending by two more years the 10-year mandate of Robert Mueller as FBI chief."Given the ongoing threats facing the United ... Read more...

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Only a naked Osama would have been spared the bullet


May 5th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 5 (IANS) Al Qaeda chief Osama Bin Laden, who was killed by US Navy Seals in a commando strike earlier this week in Pakistan, might only have been ... Read more...

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US officials justify Osama killing; put more on terrorist watch


May 5th, 2011 - 11:03 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 5 (IANS) The US would add more names to its terrorist watch lists as law enforcement agencies review the evidence gathered in Pakistan after the raid on Osama ... Read more...

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South Carolina’s Most Powerful Lawmaker Defends His Picture With People In ‘Slave Garb’


September 17th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
September 17, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A picture of the Senate President Pro Tem, Glenn McConn of South Carolina has attracted media attention after it was posted on the ... Read more...

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Janet Napolitano: the Justice Department to review Arizona immigration law


April 28th, 2010 - 2:25 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano on Tuesday said that the Justice Department will review the recently passed Arizona anti-illegal immigration law, the American Civil Liberties Union ... Read more...

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Hillary Clinton Possible Supreme Court Nominee


April 12th, 2010 - 11:56 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The criteria for the next Supreme Court Nominee has left President Obama with an interesting but serious decision. After the vacancy which was opened up by ... Read more...

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Gonzales Cantata: A New Perspective On Concert Opera


September 4th, 2009 - 7:51 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Mellisa Dunphy has redefined a piece of art in changing a transcript of Senate Judiciary Committee hearing into The Gonzales Cantata, that actually poses anew an art piece drawing ... Read more...

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Ted Kennedy played a role in creating Bangladesh


August 28th, 2009 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug.28 (ANI): Former US Senator Ted Kennedy had many foreign-policy achievements to his credit, and one of them was his role in helping to create the new state of Bangladesh ... Read more...

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Vice President Biden Remembers Edward Kennedy


August 27th, 2009 - 6:11 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey It was quite an emotional moment for Vice President Joseph R. Bidden Jr. while he remembered the late US Senator Edward Kennedy, who died on late Tuesday night after reportedly ... Read more...

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Sotomayor makes history as first Hispanic top judge in US


August 7th, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 7 (IANS) Sonia Sotomayor, President Barack Obama's first nominee to the nation's apex court, made history as the Senate confirmed her to become America's first Hispanic Supreme ... Read more...

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Microsoft-Yahoo deal faces tough scrutiny


July 30th, 2009 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 30 (IANS) Microsoft and Yahoo's blockbuster deal to form a 10-year partnership in Internet search and advertising is expected to face tough scrutiny with US authorities taking a ... Read more...

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Prepared remarks of Judge Sonia Sotomayor at Senate hearing


July 14th, 2009 - 2:28 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The White House released the following prepared remarks of Judge Sonia Sotomayor before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday. "Thank you, Mr. Chairman. I also want to ... Read more...

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Pakistan, Afghanistan continue to be primary threat to US: FBI


March 26th, 2009 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 26 (IANS) Citing the Nov 26 Mumbai terror attacks, blamed on Pakistan based terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) says tribal areas of Pakistan ... Read more...

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Senate committee approves Holder for US attorney general


January 29th, 2009 - 5:11 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 29 (DPA) A Senate committee voted Wednesday to approve Eric Holder as the next top US law enforcement officer, sending the nomination to the full chamber for a final vote.The ... Read more...

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Waterboarding is torture, declares Obama’s top lawyer nominee


January 16th, 2009 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 16 (DPA) President-elect Barack Obama's choice to head the Justice Department told the Senate during his confirmation hearing that he regards waterboarding as torture.The comments Thursday by Eric Holder, the ... Read more...

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US Prez has authority to launch nuke strike without anyones permission: Cheney


December 22nd, 2008 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 22 (ANI): US Vice President Dick Cheney has said that aggressive prosecution of the War on Terror was a major reason that the nation hasnt been attacked in seven ... Read more...

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Republicans play cat and mouse game with Obamas choice of Attorney General


November 20th, 2008 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov.20 (ANI): Though they have not launched direct attacks on Barack Obama''s leading choice to lead the Justice Department, Eric Holder Junior, the Republican National Committee (RNC) is not hesitating ... Read more...

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McCain camp braced to fight Troopergate fallout in Alaska


September 15th, 2008 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept.15 (ANI): The Republicans presidential campaign is preparing an aggressive push back against the Troopergate inquiry if McCains running mate Sarah Palin is found to have abused her office to ... Read more...

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Ron Klain premieres in HBO recount


May 26th, 2008 - 6:32 pm ICT by David M N James
The political lawyer and influential Democrat have been making inroads in the media through his New York Times column on current American political debacle. Klain has written enormously on the Democrats race ... Read more...

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