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Eight die in two plane crashes in Bolivia

April 23rd, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
La Paz, April 23 (IANS/EFE) Eight people, including opposition Senator Gerald Ortiz, were killed in two separate plane crashes in Bolivia, officials said.The senator died along with his father, Luis ... Read more...

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Puerto Rico senator resigns over nude photos

August 30th, 2011 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
San Juan, Aug 30 (IANS/EFE) The leader of the governing PNP in the Puerto Rican Senate, Roberto Arango, resigned amid a scandal over nude photos that appeared on an iPhone ... 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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“Slave Garb” Picture Reminds People Of Slavery, South Carolina Lawmaker Defends His Action

September 17th, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) South Carolina senate President is facing the heat as a result of a photograph that has caught the attention of the national media. It is a ... Read more...

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Italy’s former president dies at 82

August 18th, 2010 - 5:14 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 18 (IANS/AKI) Italy's former president Francesco Cossiga died Tuesday at a Rome hospital aged 82. Cossiga was admitted to Rome's Gemelli hospital Aug 9 with cardio-respiratory problems, and his condition ... Read more...

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Philippine Congress begins vote tally

May 27th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, May 27 (DPA) The Philippine Congress Thursday started the official tally of votes for the country's next president and vice president over two weeks after elections were held. More than 35 million ... Read more...

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Brazil includes food security as constitutional right

February 5th, 2010 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Brasilia, Feb 5 (IANS/EFE) The Brazilian Congress has proclaimed food security as a new constitutional right of all citizens, along with health, housing, work, social security, and child protection. The inclusion of food ... Read more...

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Pakistani opposition slams Zardari for Musharraf deal comment

September 15th, 2009 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 15 (IANS) Chaudhry Nisar Ahmed, leader of opposition in Pakistan's National Assembly, Tuesday slammed President Asif Ali Zardari for his comment that the former president and military dictator Pervez ... Read more...

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Massachusetts State House opens for public access in honor of Ted Kennedy

August 28th, 2009 - 3:36 am ICT by BNO News
BOSTON (BNO NEWS) -- Access to the John F. Kennedy Statue at the Massachusetts State House in Boston will be open to the public starting at 2 p.m. local time on Thursday, ... Read more...

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US Senator Kennedy passes away

August 26th, 2009 - 4:02 pm ICT by IBNS
By Samrat BanerjeeWashington, Aug 26 (IBNS) US Senator Ted Kennedy, the last of the brothers who ruled US politics for years, has breathed his last at 77. He died of brain ... Read more...

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Florida Senator Jim King dies at 70

July 27th, 2009 - 2:17 am ICT by admin
JACKSONVILLE, Florida (BNO NEWS) -- Former President of the Florida Senate Jim King died on Sunday after a long battle with cancer, a spokeswoman said. He was 70 years old."It is ... Read more...

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Former Florida Senate President Jim King Dead

July 27th, 2009 - 2:16 am ICT by John Le Fevre
Jim King, the former president of the Florida Senate died on Sunday aged 69 after a long battle with pancreatic cancer.King served in the Florida Senate from 1999 until he died ... Read more...

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Hindus and Jews have urged Parliament of Australia to move to multi-faith opening prayers.

May 23rd, 2009 - 12:17 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Rajan Zed, acclaimed Hindu statesman; and Rabbi Jonathan B. Freirich, prominent Jewish leader in Nevada and California in USA; in a joint statement, said that since Australian Parliament represented every Australian irrespective ... Read more...

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US state votes to make same-sex marriage legal

April 8th, 2009 - 3:57 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 8 (DPA) The legislature of the US state of Vermont Tuesday voted to make same-sex marriage legal, overriding the governor's veto of a bill that allowed gay couples to marry. Vermont ... Read more...

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Pak just a refined model of Bangladesh, says expert

March 13th, 2009 - 7:20 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar.13 (ANI): Is Pakistan headed for a government that is a refined form of the politico-military arrangement that prevails in neighboring Bangladesh? Ikram Sehgal, a writer on defence and political ... Read more...

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California Governor Schwarzenegger orders mass layoffs

February 18th, 2009 - 6:47 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Feb 18 (DPA) California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger issued 20,000 layoff notices and halted work on the state's remaining 276 public projects as intransigent Republican lawmakers continued to stonewall efforts to ... Read more...

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Was Blago going to resign?

January 31st, 2009 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Chicago, Jan. 31 (ANI): Rod Blagojevichs estranged father-in-law Ald. Dick Mell (33rd) has claimed that he contemplated resigning shortly before the Illinois Senate ousted him as governor. This is in total ... Read more...

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US Senate confirms Clinton as Secretary of State

January 22nd, 2009 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.22 (ANI): Hillary Clinton was confirmed by the U.S. Senate as the next secretary of state Wednesday by a vote of 94-2, after questions about her husband Bill Clinton''s foundation ... Read more...

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China seeks to calm anti-France sentiment among its people

April 23rd, 2008 - 8:04 pm ICT by admin
DPA Beijing, April 23 (DPA) China is seeking to calm anti-France sentiment among its people in the wake of the tumultuous Paris leg of the Olympic torch relay, which has made France the ... Read more...

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Sarkozy acts to calm Chinese anger over torch relay protests

April 21st, 2008 - 5:07 pm ICT by admin
DPA Paris, April 21 (DPA) In an effort to calm Chinese anger over the tumultuous passage of the Olympic torch in Paris, French President Nicolas Sarkozy has sent a letter to one of ... Read more...

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Utah senate opens with Hindu prayer

February 15th, 2008 - 1:54 pm ICT by admin
(Lead)New York, Feb 15(IANS) The senate of Utah, a US state dominated by Mormons, was opened for the first time with a Hindu prayer involving the chanting of Sanskrit mantras. Rajan Zed, ... Read more...

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Hindu prayer in senate of Mormon dominated US state

February 15th, 2008 - 11:34 am ICT by admin
New York, Feb 15(IANS) Utah, a state dominated by Mormons, created a religious milestone when its senate opened with a Hindu prayer with the chanting of Sanskrit mantras for the first time. ... Read more...

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