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Olympic tennis: US flag blows away at ceremony


August 5th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The flag of the US flew at the Olympic medal ceremony for Serena Williams' tennis victory Saturday, although not in the way organisers intended.With ... Read more...

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Today is Flag Day


June 14th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Today June 14th is Flag Day in the US, celebrating the date in 1777 when the Second Continental Congress adopted the “Stars and Stripes” flag. In ... Read more...

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Whitney Houston’s 10 best singles


February 12th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 12 (IANS) The 10 most popular and best-selling compositions of Whitney Houston, one of the greatest female pop legends of the 1980s and 1990s, who died here ... Read more...

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Steven Tyler sings the National Anthem at the AFC championship (Video)


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
California, Jan 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) American Idol judge Steven Tyler was made to taste the dose he gave contestants week-in and week-out when he performed the US anthem during the match between ... Read more...

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‘The Ides Of March’ - a convincing tale of lost innocence (IANS Movie Review)


November 19th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "The Ides Of March"; Cast: Ryan Gosling, Paul Giamatti, George Clooney, Philip Seymour Hoffman; Director: George Clooney; Rating: ****Political expediency and intrigue make for fascinating cinema. Fans of this type ... Read more...

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‘Captain America’ - linear, predictable but fun (IANS Movie Review)


August 12th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Captain America: The First Avenger"; Cast: Chris Evans, Hugo Weaving, Hayley Atwell, Tommy Lee Jones, Stanley Tucci; Director: Joe Johnston; Rating: ***1/2The powers that maybe in the US have always ... Read more...

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Osama killed in Pakistan, justice done: Obama (Fourth Lead)


May 2nd, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 2 (IANS) The world's most wanted terrorist, Osama bin Laden, has been killed in Pakistan, ending a 10-year manhunt that intensified with the traumatic Sep 11, 2001 ... Read more...

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Christina Aguilera jokes about her infamous Super Bowl mishap


April 28th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 28 (ANI): Christina Aguilera, who famously messed up the lyrics to the national anthem during this year's Super Bowl, has apparently decided to not take the embarrassing incident too ... Read more...

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Christina Aguilera Blunders Again, Falls At Grammy Awards


February 14th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Feb 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It was a Grammy Awards Show like none other, with Lady Gaga arriving in an egg, and awesome performances from such artists as Eminem, Lady Antebellum, and Barbara ... Read more...

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Christina Aguilera invited to sing do-over of anthem


February 9th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 9 (ANI): After her National Anthem flub, Christina Aguilera has been invited to sing a do-over.The Brooklyn Cyclones have offered the singer a chance to perform The Star-Spangled Banner ... Read more...

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Fergie Defends Christina Aguilera’s National Anthem Gaffe


February 8th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) After mangling the words of national anthem, Christina Aguilera has become the center of controversies. The media outlets and all the critics have put the singer ... Read more...

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Christina Aguilera Apologizes For Mangling National Anthem At Super Bowl


February 8th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Though blonde singer Christina Aguilera hit all the right notes while singing national anthem at Super Bowl but certainly she did not sing the right lyrics. ... Read more...

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Aguilera’s anthem flub causes stir in the betting camp


February 8th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 8 (ANI): Christina Aguilera's flubbed version of the Star Spangled Banner prior to Super Bowl has caused stir in the betting camp as some sports books had to ... Read more...

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Christina Aguilera apologises after National Anthem flub


February 8th, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 8 (ANI): Christina Aguilera had to apologise after mixing up the words to the National Anthem during the Super Bowl.The 30-year-old singer, who sang the Star Spangled Banner before ... Read more...

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Christina Aguilera Offers Apology For Botching Up National Anthem


February 7th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The American recording artist and actress Christina Aguilera was given the fantastic opportunity to sing the national anthem of America in-front of 100 millions of audiences ... Read more...

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Christina Aguilera National Anthem Super Bowl


February 7th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Last night was the grand opening ceremony of the Super Bowl XLV where many notable celebrities and musicians performed on stage to entertain the audience and ... Read more...

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Jim Cornelison Hired By Chicago Blackhawks As Full Time National Anthem Singer


January 17th, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jim Cornelison who is the official national anthem singer for the Chicago Bears rendered such a superb performance last night that he recently received another big ... Read more...

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Star spangled banner copy sells for $506,500


December 6th, 2010 - 10:44 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, Dec 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) “The Star-Spangled Banner" that was eventually adopted as the national anthem for the United States has been auctioned for more than half a million dollars. ... Read more...

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Anonymous buyer bids $500K for Star-Spangled Banner first edition


December 4th, 2010 - 11:32 am ICT by ANI
London, Dec 4 (ANI): An anonymous buyer bought the first edition of the "Star-Spangled Banner" poem, whose words were adopted for the US national anthem, for a whopping 506,500 dollars.According to Christie's ... Read more...

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It’s the Star Spangled Banner’s birthday!


September 15th, 2010 - 12:10 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It’s exactly 196 years ago today, that an attorney, Francis Scott Key wrote the words of the poem that was adopted as the American National Anthem and given ... Read more...

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Rival rallies over Islamic centre mark 9/11


September 12th, 2010 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
New York/Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) As America observed the ninth anniversary of the Sep 11, 2001 terror attacks that shook the world, thousands of rowdy protestors held rallies in Lower Manhattan for ... Read more...

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America’s Got Talent Top 4: Poppycock, Evancho, Grimm, & Fighting Gravity!


September 9th, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The top ten contenders for ‘America’s Got Talent’ were each called by name last night to find out which of them would remain, becoming the top four, who ... Read more...

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Flag Day in the USA 2010, Happy 125th!


June 15th, 2010 - 1:21 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
June 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Today (Monday) is the 125th celebration of 'Flag Day' in the United States of America. On this day, Americans honor 'National Flag Day' as a symbol of ... Read more...

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Anita Baker’s Worst Anthem


June 12th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 12, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Multiple Grammy award winning singer Anita Baker performed on the song ‘Star Spangled Banner’ in the game 4 of the NBA finals. The game ... Read more...

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Anita Baker Disappoints With NBA Finals Game 4 Performance


June 11th, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Boston, June 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Much acclaimed American R&B singer Anita Baker was successful in creating quite a buzz last night when she performed the national anthem prior to the ... Read more...

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Jim Nabors Makes It To Indy 500 Again


May 31st, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Indianapolis, May 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jim Nabors returned once again to the Indy 500 to sing the famous "Back Home Again in Indiana" song which has now become an annual ... Read more...

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Nicole Henry Croons The “Star Spangled Banner” At Orange Bowl


January 6th, 2010 - 9:13 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jazz singer Nicole Henry performed at an unusual platform for the display of her talents. After all, not many jazz songs go down particularly well with ... Read more...

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Delighted Jindal to illuminate national flag after home ministry nod


December 24th, 2009 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) Thrilled that the home ministry has given him permission to fly the tricolour at night provided it was illuminiated, Congress MP and industrialist Naveen Jindal Thursday said ... Read more...

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Katherine Reutter: Hopeful In Olympics US Speed Skating


December 16th, 2009 - 2:01 am ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Dec. 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Katherine Reutter will hopefully make it to her first Olympic speed skating team from the United States. At 21, she is one of the most promising ... Read more...

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The Ellen DeGeneres Show - Adam Lambert Performs


December 2nd, 2009 - 5:10 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
By Angela Kaye Mason Dec 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) On today's "Ellen DeGeneres Show", Ellen dances her way out on stage and announces that we are going to play "Blindfolded Musical Santa Chairs". ... Read more...

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Ramiele Malubay Makes A Reappearance On Saturday In The MGM Arena


November 15th, 2009 - 8:19 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov. 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) 22 year old Ramiele Malubay, famous for her stint in the seventh season of the American Idol, rocked the arena in Las Vegas, with her performance ... Read more...

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Alanis Morissette Likes Phillies: Performs At Yankees Stadium And Roots For Bronx


November 3rd, 2009 - 6:56 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Nov. 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Alanis Morissette sang at the Phillies' Citizen Bank Park on the night of the 1st of November, Monday. However, she admitted that she was no follower ... Read more...

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Clinton speaks sans fee, gets honorary degree


October 17th, 2009 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Oct 17 (IANS) For once, former US President Bill Clinton, who charges hefty fees for his speaking assignments, spoke free Friday. The venue was Canada's top McGill University in Montreal which honoured ... Read more...

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How George M. Cohan and Francis Scott Key Shaped America


June 8th, 2009 - 8:42 pm ICT by GD
On September 13, 1814 a lawyer out to ask the British for the release of a prisoner accidentally overheard the British talk about a night attack on Fort McHenry. He was told ... Read more...

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Jennifer Hudson laughs off baby rumours


April 24th, 2009 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 24 (ANI): Jennifer Hudson has laughed off rumours suggesting that she's pregnant.Essence magazine had earlier alleged the Dreamgirls actress/singer was expecting her first child with fiance David Otunga, claiming they ... Read more...

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