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US Supreme Court hears challenge to ‘Obamacare’

March 27th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 27 (IANS) The US Supreme Court has begun a historic hearing on the constitutionality of President Barack Obama's signature healthcare reform, which greatly expands Americans' access to ... Read more...

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38 percent of 1,000 US citizens fail basic citizenship test!

March 22nd, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 22(ANI): The New York-based Newsweek magazine recently had 1,000 US citizens take the official citizenship test - and 38 percent of them failed.The magazine said that 73 percent ... Read more...

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Colombia elects woman attorney general

December 3rd, 2010 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, Dec 3 (IANS/EFE) Colombia's Supreme Court has elected Viviane Morales as the country's new attorney general, ending 16 months of uncertainty stemming from feuds between the previous government and the judiciary, ... Read more...

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Are firstborns smarter than their second-born siblings?

November 25th, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 25 (ANI): A new study examines whether firstborns really have advantages over their younger siblings.Researchers first examined the status of firstborns among Washington power brokers in 1972."I expected that there ... Read more...

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Pakistan President, Supreme Court heading towards standoff?

October 17th, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 17 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari's beleaguered administration and the country's judiciary could be on a collision course, as the apex court sent out a warning that any ... Read more...

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U.S. Senate confirms Elena Kagan as 112th Supreme Court Justice of the U.S.

August 6th, 2010 - 3:50 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – The U.S. Senate on Thursday has voted to confirm Elena Kagan as the 112th justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, with a 63-37 vote.Fifty-eight democrats and independents ... Read more...

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Colombian gets 30 years for disappearance of 1985 siege survivors

June 11th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, June 11 (IANS/EFE) A retired Colombian army officer has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for the disappearance of 10 civilians who survived the November 1985 battle between security forces ... Read more...

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Supreme Court Brings Change To Miranda Warnings

June 2nd, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Salt Lake City, Utah, June 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday brought changes to the decades old Miranda rights that provided a criminal suspect with the right to ... Read more...

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Scolder Obama needs to curb his admonishment of Americans

February 9th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.9 (ANI): US President Barack Obama spends an awful lot of time scolding Americans about how he hopes they'll change.According to Politico, Obama has advised parents to "replace that ... Read more...

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Himachal HC judges to make public their assets

August 30th, 2009 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Shimla, Aug 30 (ANI): The judges of the Himachal Pradesh High Court also decided to make their property public, on the lines of Supreme court justices.Earlier, the judges of Kerala and Delhi ... Read more...

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Himachal High Court judges to declare assets

August 30th, 2009 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 30 (IANS) After judges in Delhi and Kerala, judges of the Himachal Pradesh High Court have also decided to follow the footsteps of Supreme Court justices and make their assets ... Read more...

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Obama says Americans must act boldly to end recession

February 25th, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.25 (ANI): Barack Obama once again created history on Tuesday by becoming the first African American President to address a joint session of the U.S. Congress, and he used the ... Read more...

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Cindy McCain says Fox interview picked their bones clean

September 17th, 2008 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Republican presidential candidate John McCain''s wife Cindy McCain has blasted the Fox News program "The View" for attacking her husband and her in an interview last Friday. "In spite of what you ... Read more...

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Nepal Supreme Court directs Koirala Government to free detained Tibetans

July 8th, 2008 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, July 8 (ANI): The Supreme Court of Nepal has ordered the government to release two Nepalis and a Tibetan refugee who were arrested on charges of engaging in anti-China activity. ... Read more...

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Ex-Pak CJ Chaudhry determined to have himself reinstated

April 6th, 2008 - 5:28 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad , Apr.6 (ANI): Pakistan s deposed Supreme Court Chief Justice (CJ) Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry has expressed his determination to have himself reinstated.Sources told The Nation that he revealed these thoughts ... Read more...

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Pak Supreme Court justices house ransacked, Gilani orders inquiry

March 30th, 2008 - 1:19 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad/Lahore, Mar.30 (ANI): Pakistan Supreme Court staff on Saturday raided the house of deposed apex court Justice Khalilur Rahman Ramday and took away some important files and documents. Sources told the Dawn ... Read more...

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Election results likely to ease Pak problems

February 26th, 2008 - 4:25 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): The February 18 poll in Pakistan is likely to ease country's political and constitutional crisis, precipitated by President Pervez Musharrafs decision to sack Supreme Court justices and alter ... Read more...

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Scientific and teaching organizations call for evolution education

January 2nd, 2008 - 2:23 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 2 (ANI): A coalition of 17 scientific and teaching organizations is calling on the scientific community to become more involved in the promotion of science education, including evolution.According to these ... Read more...

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Thousands of US lawyers demand rule of law in Pakistan

December 7th, 2007 - 2:40 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 7 (ANI): More than 10,000 American lawyers have signed a petition, with more expected to join them, urging President Pervez Musharraf to "restore the Constitution, reinstate Supreme Court justices and ... Read more...

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