state of the union

Anti-outsourcing move will hurt US: Mukherjee


January 30th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, Jan 30 (IANS) The anti-outsourcing measures US President Barack Obama announced last week are unacceptable and will hurt both American and Indian economies, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has ... Read more...

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Military action against Iran premature: Dempsey


January 27th, 2012 - 5:10 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 27 (IANS) US Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Martin Dempsey has said that it is "premature" to use military force against Iran over its nuclear program. A ... Read more...

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America indispensable in world affairs: Obama


January 25th, 2012 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 25 (IANS) Joining issue with those suggesting that Washington's influence was on the decline, President Barack Obama has asserted that America remains the one indispensable nation in ... Read more...

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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...

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US President Barack Obama previews the State of the Union address


January 24th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Jan 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) US President Barack Obama has previewed his State of the Union address and he is all set to make an appeal to the US citizens to ... Read more...

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U.S. Congresswoman Giffords to resign and focus on recovery


January 23rd, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by BNO News
TUCSON, ARIZONA (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona on Sunday announced she will resign from U.S. Congress to focus on her recovery, more than a year after being shot ... Read more...

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Obama proposes to streamline US government


January 14th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 14 (IANS) President Barack Obama proposed Friday to streamline the government by eliminating duplication, waste and inefficiencies.The president laid out his proposal at the White House to ... Read more...

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Diplomat’s expulsion: Venezuela to close Miami consulate


January 14th, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Jan 14 (IANS/EFE) Venezuela will respond to the US expulsion of its consul in Miami by closing - at least temporarily - its consulate in the Florida city, President ... Read more...

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Gorbachev worried about Putin’s return


September 26th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 26 (IANS) Russia risks wasting six years if Prime Minister Vladimir Putin returns to the presidency, former USSR leader Mikhail Gorbachev has warned.Reacting to the news that Putin ... Read more...

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You tube unveils live broadcasting service


April 12th, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by ANI
London, Apr 12 (ANI): Video sharing website You Tube has launched a live broadcasting service called You Tube Live in a bid to broadcast increasing number of sports and music events."Today ... Read more...

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Polls estimate Obama’s approval among Americans at 50 percent


March 16th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.16 (ANI): In the aftermath of the Tucson shooting in Arizona, two new polls taken by CNN/Opinion Research Corporation and ABC News/Washington Post have estimated United States President Barack Obama's ... Read more...

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Matt Damon disappointed in President Obama


March 5th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
New York, March 05 (ANI): It looks like actor Matt Damon is not happy with the way US President Barack Obama is running the country.On CNN's 'Piers Morgan Tonight', when Piers ... Read more...

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Fox News Poll: Voters give mixed reviews for Obama’s economy recovery efforts


February 11th, 2011 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.11 (ANI): A Fox News poll released Thursday shows that while about half of the American voters think the "worst is over" (48 percent), the same number -- 48 percent -- ... Read more...

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White House wants to spend $53 bn on high-speed rail


February 9th, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 9 (IANS/EFE) US Vice President Joe Biden Tuesday announced a six-year, $53 billion plan to create a national high-speed and intercity passenger rail network."As a long time Amtrak rider ... Read more...

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US to build $53 bn high-speed rail network


February 9th, 2011 - 6:52 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 9 (IANS) The US will build a high-speed rail network worth $53 billion as part of a new investment plan for the infrastructure sector unveiled by Vice President Joe ... Read more...

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Obama vows to defeat al-Qaeda, ensure Taliban never regains control over Afghanistan


February 8th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 8 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has said yet again that he is committed to defeat al-Qaeda and added that the Taliban would never be allowed to gain back ... Read more...

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Obama’s state of the union address gets high ratings among Americans: Poll


January 30th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 30 (ANI): Americans have given high ratings to President Barack Obama's state of the union address, with a latest poll saying that 65 percent had a positive reaction to ... Read more...

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Experts urge US not to make ‘hasty’ retreat from Afghanistan


January 29th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, jan.29 (ANI): The U.S. should maintain a robust U.S. troop presence in Afghanistan until it is clear that the recent progress is sustainable, two experts on South Asian and Middle ... Read more...

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‘Racism’ against African-American Obama behind Democrats’ defeat in mid-term polls: Moran


January 29th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 28 (ANI): Virginia Democratic Representative Jim Moran has linked the current political environment to the American Civil War, and added that his party lost out in last year's mid-term ... Read more...

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Obama will use state of US economy to build 2012 White House bid


January 28th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.28 (ANI): Some political observers and experts are of the view that US President Barack Obama is in "survival mode", while others predict he will make the state of the ... Read more...

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Obama’s State of Union address ‘a snooze fest’


January 27th, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 27 (ANI): US President Barack Obama's recent State of the Union address was so boring that it put a lot of people to sleep - one of them ... Read more...

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Tea party has unflattering response to Barack Obama’s State of the Union address


January 26th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Minnesota, Jan 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Michele Bachmann delivered the Tea Party’s response to President Barack Obama’s state of the union address.Bachmann’s speech which was broadcasted by CNN shortly after the president’s speech ... Read more...

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State of the Union: Republicans say Obama not doing enough to reduce deficits


January 26th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.26 (ANI): The Republicans have rebutted US President Barack Obama's State of the Union address, during which a request was made for another round of federal spending.Representative Paul Ryan, who ... Read more...

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Obama jokes to Clinton over ‘leaked speech’ ahead of State of Union address


January 26th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): A few minutes before delivering his State of the Union address, US President Barack Obama joked with Secretary of State Clinton about his already 'circulated' speech, saying ... Read more...

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US will not relent or waver, but ‘defeat’ al Qaeda and affiliates: Obama


January 26th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 26(ANI): The United States will relentlessly fight the ongoing war against terrorism until it defeats al Qaeda and their affiliates, President Barack Obama has said."We have sent a message ... Read more...

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Obama’s three State of the Union decent jokes


January 26th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.26 (ANI): In a mostly serious State of the Union speech, US President Barack Obama managed to make three pretty funny jokes. Here they are, in order:On new technology: ... Read more...

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Analysis reveals Obama chose words carefully


January 26th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.26 (ANI): Delivering his annual State of the Union address, US President Barack Obama on Tuesday chose his words carefully, repeating those that bolstered his key points, and furthered his ... Read more...

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Obama backs Pentagon budget cuts


January 26th, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.26 (ANI): Stating that it is imperative for the United States to tackle its deficit, President Obama on Tuesday reiterated his support for 78 billion dollars in cuts to the Pentagon's ... Read more...

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US must out innovate, educate and out build rising powers like India, China: Obama


January 26th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.26 (ANI): US President Barack Obama on Tuesday said that with nations like China and India on the rise, America had no choice but to "out-innovate, out-educate and out-build the ... Read more...

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US President Obama State of the Union Message: “Compromise”


January 26th, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Jan 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) As the president of the United States of America prepared to give his State of the Union speech last night in Washington, an empty chair was left for ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Obama’s State of the Union Full Text


January 26th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Jan 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The following is the full text of United States President Barack Obama’s State of the Union Address given last night in Washington, DC.Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, ... Read more...

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Innovate to face India, China challenge: Obama


January 26th, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 26 (IANS) Citing once again the growing challenge from emerging powers like India and China, US President Barack Obama asked Americans to unleash their creative spirits and ... Read more...

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Barack Obama To Address State Of The Union 2011 Tonight


January 25th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) United States President Barack Obama on Tuesday night will be addressing the entire nation in his State of the Union which calls for an immediate concern ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

State Of The Union To Be Boycotted By Supreme Court Judges


January 25th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The much awaited State of the Union speech that is scheduled to take place may not not see the presence of many Supreme Court judges. After ... Read more...

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Powell still supports Obama, but uncertain about his choice in 2012 Presidential polls


January 24th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 24 (ANI): Former US Secretary of State Colin Powell has said that he still supports US President Barack Obama, but is not certain about who to vote for in ... Read more...

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