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US tests new `avatar’ border agent technology


August 28th, 2012 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
Tucson (Arizona), Aug 28 (IANS/EFE) The US Department of Homeland Security is testing an advanced technology whereby an "avatar" agent interviews some Mexican visitors when they cross the border at ... Read more...

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Five killed in US spa shooting


February 22nd, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 22 (IANS) Five people have been killed in a shooting at a suburban Atlanta spa, police were quoted as saying by the US media.Murder-suicide seemed to be the ... 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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US Congresswoman to resign


January 23rd, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 23 (IANS) US Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, who was severely injured in a shooting about a year ago, announced Sunday that she is resigning from Congress to focus full-time ... Read more...

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Gabrielle Giffords to undergo intensive therapy


October 24th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
North Carolina, Oct 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords is going to undertake intensive therapy in her attempt to make a full recovery. The Arizona lawmaker was shot in the head earlier ... Read more...

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People more likely to yawn in winters


September 20th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) People are more likely to yawn in winters as opposed to the summer when the heat outdoors exceeds body temperature, which suggests that yawning could be ... Read more...

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Leroy Luetscher impaled on pruning shears


August 30th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tucson, Aug 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An 86-year-old farmer was miraculously saved when he accidentally fell on his pruning shears. The pensioner was seriously injured but doctors say he is expected to make ... Read more...

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Gabrielle Giffords’ husband’s space shuttle Endeavor’s launch postponed


April 30th, 2011 - 1:40 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, April 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Technical problems have forced NASA to postpone the launch of the Endeavor. The space shuttle was expected to be launched on Friday but NASA says it ... Read more...

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Shot US Congresswoman Giffords now able to walk and speak


March 25th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Tucson, Mar 25(ANI): Two-and-a half months after suffering a gunshot wound to the head, US congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords is beginning to walk and talk, her husband Mark Kelly has said.Kelly shared details ... Read more...

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Shot US Congresswoman Giffords to attend husband’s shuttle launch on April 19


March 11th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 11 (ANI): Gabrielle Giffords, the US congresswoman who is recovering from serious injuries after being shot in Tucson, would attend next month's launch of her husband's space shuttle Endeavour, her ... Read more...

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Loughner pleads ‘not guilty’ of shooting US Senator Giffords


March 10th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Tucson (Arizona), Mar.10 (ANI): Jared Loughner, who is accused of attempting to assassinate US congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, and killing six people in Tucson including a federal judge, has pleaded not guilty to ... Read more...

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Tucson shooting suspect charged with murders of judge, congressional aide


March 5th, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Tucson, Mar 5(ANI): Jared L. Loughner, the suspect in the Tucson shooting that critically wounded U.S. Democratic Representative Gabrielle Giffords, has been charged on new counts that include the murders of a ... Read more...

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Tucson park named after youngest shoot-out victim


March 2nd, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Tucson (Arizona, US), Mar.2 (ANI): A park here has been named in honor of Christina-Taylor Green, the youngest victim of the January 8 shootings.The Canada del Oro Christina-Taylor Green Memorial River Park ... Read more...

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‘Hard working’ shot US Congresswoman Giffords tells husband her condition is “better”


February 19th, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 19 (ANI): Gabrielle Giffords, the US Democratic Representative who was shot while meeting with her constituents in Tucson, Arizona, is working hard to "speak more and improve," with reports saying ... Read more...

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Mark Kelly To Make Space Shuttle Launch Final Announcement On Friday


February 4th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Feb 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Final announcement of whether Mark Kelly will act as the commander of Endeavour is expected to come out on Friday after a press conference where the ... Read more...

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Shot US Congresswoman Giffords moved to rehab center in ‘good’ condition


January 27th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Tucson (Arizona, US), Jan.27 (ANI): Democratic Party Representative Gabrielle Giffords has been moved from a Houston hospital to a nearby rehabilitation center after doctors upgraded her condition from "serious" to "good.According to ... Read more...

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Arizona shooting suspect pleads ‘not guilty’ to three attempted murder charges


January 25th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 25 (ANI): Jared Loughner, the man who has been accused of the Arizona shootings leading to the death of six people and injuring of 13 others, including Representative Gabrielle Giffords, ... Read more...

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Gabrielle Giffords successfully transferred to rehab in Texas


January 22nd, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 22 (ANI): US Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords has been successfully transferred from a hospital in Tucson, Arizona to a rehabilitation centre in Texas.Giffords, 40, who had been shot in the head ... Read more...

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Loughner indicted in Arizona shooting of US congresswoman Giffords


January 20th, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Tucson (Arizona, US), Jan 20(ANI): A federal grand jury has indicted Jared Lee Loughner for attempting to assassinate US Democratic Representative Gabrielle Giffords.Giffords, and 18 others were shot on January 8 when ... Read more...

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Shot congresswoman Giffords taken off ventilator in Arizona


January 16th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Tucson (Arizona, US), Jan 16 (ANI): US Democratic Representative Gabrielle Giffords, who was in critical condition after being shot in Tucson, has reportedly been taken off a ventilator.Giffords, an Arizona Democrat, and ... Read more...

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U.S. Congresswoman Giffords taken off ventilator following procedure, remains critical


January 16th, 2011 - 4:31 am ICT by BNO News
TUCSON, ARIZONA (BNO NEWS) -- A surgical procedure has been carried out on U.S. Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords which has freed her from a ventilator, the hospital said on Saturday.University Medical Center in ... Read more...

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Sarah Palin’s Attempt To Pacify Her Critics Backfires With ‘Blood Libel’ Remark


January 13th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Washington, Jan 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Hogging the limelight for her fiery and more often controversial remarks is nothing new for former Alaska governor Sarah Palin. In a bid to refute ... Read more...

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President Barack Obama Pays Visit To Tucson Shooting Victims


January 13th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Tucson, Arizona, Jan 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The President of United States, Barack Obama urged the whole nation on Wednesday to honor the Tucson shooting victims, who lost their lives and ... Read more...

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Daniel Hernandez Turns Down The Title Of A “Hero”


January 13th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Daniel Hernandez was the gay intern who rushed to the rescue of U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords at the time the mass shooting took place in Tucson. ... Read more...

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Shot US Congresswoman chances of survival 101 percent, say doctors


January 12th, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Tucson (Arizona, US), Jan.12 (ANI): Doctors attending to critically wounded Democrat Representative Gabrielle Giffords have said that her chances of survival are now 101 percent, and added that she is making a ... Read more...

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President Obama calls for moment of silence for victims of Arizona mass shooting


January 10th, 2011 - 3:22 am ICT by BNO News
TUCSON, ARIZONA (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. President Barack Obama on Sunday called on Americans to observe a moment of silence on Monday to honor the victims of a mass shooting in Arizona ... Read more...

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Astronaut Mark Kelly Meets Injured Wife Gabrielle Giffords


January 9th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Tucson, Jan 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The news of the shooting in Tucson, Arizona left astronaut Mark Kelly in a state of shock. The NASA Commander flew to see his injured ... Read more...

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Six dead, U.S. Congresswoman Giffords among at least 12 injured in Az. shooting


January 9th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by BNO News
TUCSON, ARIZONA (BNO NEWS) -- At least six people were killed and U.S. Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords was among twelve people injured on Saturday morning when a gunman opened fire at a public ... Read more...

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U.S. Congresswoman Giffords, six others, dead in Arizona mass shooting


January 9th, 2011 - 2:22 am ICT by BNO News
TUCSON, ARIZONA (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and six others were killed on Saturday when a gunman opened fire at a supermarket in Tucson, Arizona, officials said.A spokesman for the ... Read more...

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Arizona man sentenced to 30 years for distributing over 10 tons of marijuana


October 21st, 2010 - 12:58 am ICT by BNO News
TUCSON, ARIZONA (BNO NEWS) -- An Arizona man on Wednesday was sentenced to 360 months in federal prison for drug trafficking related offenses, prosecutors said.Miguel Eduardo Martinez, 37, of Tucson, Arizona, also ... Read more...

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Small asteroid to fly past earth: NASA


October 12th, 2010 - 8:41 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 12 (IANS) A small asteroid will fly past earth early Tuesday within the earth-moon system, but with no probability of impacting earth, NASA has said.The asteroid, 2010 TD54, will ... Read more...

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Iranian Nuclear Scientist Case: Contradictory videos crating confusion


June 9th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, 9 June (ANI): The case of the alleged kidnapping of Iranian nuclear scientist Shahram Amiri has taken a confusing turn with the coming up of a new Youtube video quoting him ... Read more...

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105 immigrants arrested near Mexico border


May 1st, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Tucson (Arizona), May 1 (IANS/EFE) US Border Patrol personnel have arrested 105 immigrants near the Mexico-Arizona border, officials said. Most of the illegal immigrants were Mexicans and Central Americans, officials of the Border ... Read more...

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Mexican alien smuggler found guilty for holding 31 illegal aliens hostage


April 20th, 2010 - 2:16 am ICT by BNO News
TUCSON, ARIZONA (BNO NEWS) – A Mexican alien smuggler was found guilty for his role in holding 31 people hostage at a drop house in Tucson, Arizona in 2009, prosecutors said on ... Read more...

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James told Bullock that he would get help like Woods did


April 1st, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 1 (ANI): In a bid to save his marriage, Jesse James told Sandra Bullock that he would seek treatment like Tiger Woods did.The Oscar-winning actress and her husband have ... Read more...

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