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‘Facebook in talks to hire former White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs’


March 28th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Facebook, the popular social networking website, is in talks to hire former White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs, the New York Times reported on Monday.The newspaper said ... Read more...

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Clash of opinion between McCain-Palin over Obama’s role as US President


January 16th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
Tunis, Jan 16 (ANI): Two important Republican leaders appear to have different views on US President Barack Obama ahead of the 2012 presidential polls, with reports saying that his 2008 opponent ... Read more...

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Obama “hell-bent” on weakening America: Sarah Palin


January 8th, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 8 (ANI): Sarah Palin, a possible Republican contender for the 2012 presidential bid, is of the opinion that US President Barack Obama is "hell-bent on weakening America" by pushing ... Read more...

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US to attack extremists on Pak soil if it doesn’t do so itself: ex-CIA official


May 10th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 10 (ANI): With the US authorities almost certain that the confessed Time Square bomber Faisal Shahzad was trained by the Tehreeke-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton ... Read more...

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Obama’s ‘directive’ should be no surprise to India (News Analysis)


April 6th, 2010 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
By Mayank Chhaya Chicago, April 6 (IANS) It is hardly surprising that the Obama administration is reportedly stepping up pressure on India to resolve bilateral issues with Pakistan in order to better ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

The White House, Led By Barack Obama, Organizes A Seder To Pacify The Israeli Nerves


March 30th, 2010 - 9:36 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
March 30, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The American President Barack Obama observed the commencement of Passover with a private Seder in the decision-making manor. Barack Obama and the first lady, Michelle ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Belief in Obama’s Muslim faith rumours catch researchers’ eye


March 11th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 11 (ANI): Researchers have turned their attention to people's belief in rumours that significantly misrepresented Barack Obama's faith during the 2008 presidential campaign.Experts at University of Georgia found that ... Read more...

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Airline with detained plane was Obama’s carrier during campaign


October 19th, 2009 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) North American Airlines, whose passenger jet was detained here for violating norms, was the official carrier for US President Barack Obama during his election campaign last year. "North ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Sam Sifton: The Times restaurant critic


August 6th, 2009 - 6:52 pm ICT by IBNS
Aug 6 (IBNS) Sam Sifton will be taking over the job of the paper's restaurant critic, starting in early October, Bill Keller, executive editor of The New York Times, in an e-mail ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Bono earned Obama’s praise for dodging Bush’s hug


July 22nd, 2009 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) U2 frontman Bono has revealed that US President Barack Obama had praised him for evading a hug from former president George W. Bush. During an appearance on Jonathan ... Read more...

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Barack Obama throws first pitch at 2009 All-Star game in St. Louis


July 15th, 2009 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 15 (ANI): Barack Obama is one sporting president, and he gave a glimpse of his game recently by throwing out the ceremonial first pitch St. Louis Cardinals first ... Read more...

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Obama’s marriage wasn’t always picture perfect, says new book


June 3rd, 2009 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jun 3 (ANI): US President Barack Obama's married life with his wife Michelle was not so picture perfect at one point of time, says a new book titled 'Renegade'. ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Blagojevich indicted on charges of selling Obama’s senate seat


April 3rd, 2009 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 3 (DPA) Rod Blagojevich, former governor of the Midwestern state of Illinois, has been indicted on sweeping corruption charges, four months after he was arrested amid an alleged scam ... Read more...

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Indian-American businessman heard Obama seat price talks: Report


January 25th, 2009 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 25 (IANS) As Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich, accused of trying to auction President Barack Obama's senate seat, faces the start of his impeachment trial Monday, an Indian-American businessman is said ... Read more...

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Obama’’s White House site slams Bush on Hurricane Katrina response


January 21st, 2009 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.21 (ANI): The new White House website unveiled by President Barack Obamas team Tuesday includes a shot at former President Bushs response to Hurricane Katrina. According to Politico, under the ... Read more...

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Obama has the makings of a Gandhi: Maya Angelou


January 20th, 2009 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 20 (IANS) Maya Angelou, one of America's foremost living poet, says Barack Obama can be a great leader, just like Mahatma Gandhi and Nelson Mandela.Angelou, a veteran of the civil ... Read more...

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Obama calls on Illinois governor to resign


December 11th, 2008 - 2:45 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 11 (DPA) President-elect Barack Obama called on Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich to resign Wednesday following his arrest on corruption charges."The president-elect agrees ... that under the current circumstances it is ... Read more...

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Unrepentant Berlusconi still envious of Obama and Naomi Campbells ‘’suntan”


November 24th, 2008 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 24(ANI): Italian PM Silvio Berlusconi seems to be unfazed by the uproar following his comment on the US President-Elect Barack Obama''s "suntan", for he reiterated the bizarre remark saying ... Read more...

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Pakistan PM condemns US missile strikes


November 20th, 2008 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 20 (Xinhua) Pakistani Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani Thursday condemned missile strikes by US drones on Pakistani soil and called the attacks "intolerable".A US drone fired missiles on a ... Read more...

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Obama mull over how to close Guantanamo Bay prison


November 12th, 2008 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 12 (ANI): Acknowledging fierce pressure from human rights groups to close the controversial high-security Guantanamo Bay prison, US President-elect Barack Obama is learnt to be considering legal formalities on ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Edward Norton to air documentary on Obamas path to White House


November 12th, 2008 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 12 (ANI): Hollywood star Edward Nortons documentary narrating US President elect Barack Obamas historic run to the White House will be aired early next year.The Fight Club star has ... Read more...

Posted in National |

HBO buys rights to Obama documentary


November 8th, 2008 - 2:56 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Nov 8 (DPA) US cable channel HBO has bought the rights to a documentary about president-elect Barack Obama, produced by Oscar-nominated actor Edward Norton, the Hollywood Reporter said Friday.A crew ... Read more...

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Tibetan exiles in Dharamsala pin their ”freedom hopes” on Obama


November 6th, 2008 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamshala, Nov 6 (ANI): The Tibetan exiles in Dharamsala, the seat of the Tibetan government-in-exile, are hoping that Barack Obama the US President-elect would help them restore human rights in Tibet.The exiles ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Africans hail Obama win as victory for Africa with song and dance


November 5th, 2008 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Nov 5 (DPA) Africans Wednesday celebrated the election of Barack Obama to the White House with song and dance and hailed his victory as one of great significance for the continent.In ... Read more...

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India congratulates Obama on his victory


November 5th, 2008 - 8:36 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.5 (ANI): The Indian Government on Wednesday congratulated Barack Obama on his victory in the 2008 US Presidential Elections, and hoped that relations between the two countries would continue ... Read more...

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Indian schoolchildren hail ‘cute’ Obama’s victory


November 5th, 2008 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) Many found him merely cute but many others sensed that something momentous had taken place with the US voting in its first African American president in Barack ... Read more...

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EU calls for ‘new deal for new world’ with Obama


November 5th, 2008 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Nov 5 (DPA) The head of the European Union (EU)'s executive body, the European Commission, Wednesday congratulated Barack Obama on his victory in the US presidential election and called on him ... Read more...

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US, world leaders hail Obama victory (Lead)


November 5th, 2008 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 5 (IANS) World leaders have been quick to congratulate Democrat Barack Obama on his victory in the US presidential elections. Soon after US media projected Obama winning the election and ... Read more...

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National holiday in Kenya on Obama victory


November 5th, 2008 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Nov 5 (DPA) Kenyans took to the streets early Wednesday morning to celebrate Barack Obama's election to the White House as the nation's president declared a national holiday.In downtown Nairobi ... Read more...

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Iran hails Obama victory


November 5th, 2008 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Nov 5 (IANS) Iran Wednesday hailed the election of Barack Obama as the president of the US, saying the victory of the first black American dismantled the last racial barrier in ... Read more...

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Obama’s Kenyan family gets ready to party


November 4th, 2008 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi/Kogelo, Nov 4 (DPA) US presidential favourite Barack Obama's Kenyan family were gathering for an election night party in the western village of Kogelo Tuesday as US voters went to the polls.Around ... Read more...

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Obama’s aunt may be illegal immigrant: Report


November 2nd, 2008 - 7:57 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 2 (Xinhua) US Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama didn't know his aunt might be living illegally in the country, his campaign spokesman has said. "Senator Obama has no knowledge of ... Read more...

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McCain, Obama criss-cross swing states


October 31st, 2008 - 8:47 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 31 (DPA) Republican presidential candidate John McCain and Democratic rival Barack Obama continued their last-ditch attempts to appeal to wavering voters in swing states Thursday as the US economy took ... Read more...

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Obama campaign cuts TV stations cord over Joe Biden grilling


October 27th, 2008 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Orlando, Fla, Oct 27 (ANI): Barack Obamas campaign has pulled the plug on a Florida news stations access to the presidential candidate after an anchorwoman angered Democratic vice presidential candidate Joe ... Read more...

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Bill Clinton, Obama to campaign together


October 26th, 2008 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 26 (ANI): Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama and former US President Bill Clinton, often bitter rivals during the primary race between Obama and Hillary Clinton, will campaign together on ... Read more...

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