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Notorious hacking group LulzSec says it is finished, releases final statement


June 26th, 2011 - 10:29 am ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- Notorious hacking group LulzSec on Sunday morning announced it is finished after 50 days during which it claimed responsibility for high-profile cyber attacks on the U.S. Senate, the ... Read more...

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US ramps up pressure on Lanka to probe Tamil killings


March 5th, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar. 5 (ANI): The United States has increased pressure on Sri Lanka to go for an international probe into reported war crimes arising out of the civil war between government troops ... Read more...

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Obama approval rating drops in all states


February 24th, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.24 (ANI): US President Barack Obama's approval ratings during his second year in office were highest in Hawaii, the state where he grew up, and in Washington, the city where ... Read more...

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Media watchdog group calls for child pornography probe of MTV’s ‘Skins’


January 21st, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): A media watchdog group has called on lawmakers and law enforcement officials to investigate possible child pornography and exploitation on MTV's new series 'Skins'.Parents Television Council President Tim ... Read more...

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Chinese President Hu urges U.S. Congress to facilitate bilateral relations


January 21st, 2011 - 4:59 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Chinese President Hu Jintao on Thursday urged the U.S. Congress to further facilitate bilateral relations, the state-run Xinhua news agency.President Hu met with U.S. Senate Majority Leader ... Read more...

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U.S. Senator John Kerry visits Sudan ahead of south’s referendum


January 8th, 2011 - 2:08 am ICT by BNO News
EL FASHER, SUDAN (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. Senator John Kerry on Friday led a delegation to North Darfur as part of a visit to the African nation ahead of Sunday's referendum in ... Read more...

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Russia’s lower house approves first reading of START treaty ratification


December 25th, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by BNO News
MOSCOW, RUSSIA (BNO NEWS) -- Russia's State Duma, the lower house of Parliament, on Friday approved the first reading of the ratification bill of the START treaty, the RIA Novosti news agency ... Read more...

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U.S. Senate votes to repeal ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ policy


December 19th, 2010 - 4:07 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- A controversial policy which bans openly gay, lesbian, and bisexuals from serving in the U.S. military is coming to an end after the U.S. Senate voted to ... Read more...

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Christine O’Donnell’s Statement “I’m Not A Witch” Named Top Quote Of The Year


December 13th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Some people do have weird hobbies, but it seems that Yale librarian Fred Shapiro deserves a prize. Every year, he compiles the best and the most ... Read more...

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China Telecom rejects U.S. report that it hijacked global Internet traffic


November 18th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by BNO News
BEIJING, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- China Telecom on Thursday rejected a report released by the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission (USCC) on Wednesday that accused China of rerouting highly sensitive Internet ... Read more...

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U.S. report says China ‘hijacked’ 15 percent of global Internet traffic during brief period in April


November 18th, 2010 - 1:28 am ICT by BNO News
BEIJING, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. web traffic was 'hijacked' or rerouted by Chinese telecommunication services earlier this year and included highly sensitive traffic involving U.S. military and government networks, the U.S.-China ... Read more...

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Accreditation Lands Better Business Bureau in Legal Soup


November 13th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Nov 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Better Business Bureau popularly known as the BBB, one of United State's best known consumer watchdog groups, is being accused by business owners of running ... Read more...

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‘Sarah Palin cost us control of the Senate’: GOP Rep. Bachus


November 9th, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 9 (ANI): Alabama Representative Spencer Bachus (R) has alleged that former Alaska governor and vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin was probably the reason for the GOP's failure to take ... Read more...

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Busy Bristol Palin forgets to vote in midterm elections


November 4th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 4 (ANI): Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin's daughter Bristol did not vote in the midterm elections, as she was apparently too busy with her 'Dancing With the Stars' ... Read more...

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Republicans capture control of House of Representatives, but not the Senate


November 3rd, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington/New York, Nov.3 (ANI): President Barack Obama was given a stern message by the American people on Tuesday when the Republicans,riding a wave of voter discontent, captured control of the House ... Read more...

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About a billion dollars worth of US aid diverted to Taliban coffers


October 28th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct. 28 (ANI): About one billion dollars worth of U.S. aid has wound up in the hands of the Taliban and other insurgency groups, war analysts and government auditors say. ... Read more...

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Senate says US mismanaged contractor money in Afghanistan


October 8th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct. 8 (ANI): A bipartisan report, compiled by the U.S. Senate after a year-long investigation, documents a failure to properly vet, train and supervise Afghan security subcontractors, hired by U.S. ... Read more...

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Sarah Palin pushes midterm election candidates, teases possible presidential candidacy bid


September 18th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by BNO News
DES MOINES, IOWA (BNO NEWS) – Sarah Palin on Friday rallied a rising schism within the Republican Party in Des Moines, Iowa after demanding that the party unite behind the candidates she ... Read more...

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Senator Barbara Boxer’s economic aide Marcus Stanley arrested for pot possession


September 10th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Sep 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Marcus M. Stanley, the economic aide to United States Senator Barbara Boxer have been arrested after security officers found marijuana concealed in his pocket.Police stopped ... 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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US has to involve both India and Pakistan for Afghan ‘political resolution’: Kerry


August 2nd, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 2(ANI): U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman John Kerry has stressed that the solution to issues in Afghanistan is a political resolution, which would include India and Pakistan."I don't think ... Read more...

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Carte Goodwin Steps Into The Shoes Of Robert C. Byrd


July 17th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Charleston, West Virginia, July 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Carte Goodwin, the former chief counsel of West Virginia Governor Joe Manchin III will be stepping into the shoes of late U.S. Senator ... Read more...

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U.S. Senate confirms Gen. Petraeus as new Afghan war commander


July 1st, 2010 - 3:02 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) – The United States Senate on Wednesday confirmed General David Petraeus as the new commander of U.S. Forces Afghanistan in a 99-0 unanimous vote.Gen. Petraeus will replace Gen. ... Read more...

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Harry Reid’s Son Skips Last Name In Campaign For Nevada Governor


June 28th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Las Vegas, June 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rory Reid, the son of the U.S. senate majority leader Harry Reid is the Democratic candidate in the race of Nevada's governor. However, the ... Read more...

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South Carolina Senate Winner Alvin Greene Faces Felony Charges


June 12th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Columbia, South Carolina, June 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The victory of Alvin Greene at the United States Senate primary on Tuesday has raised serious about how a lesser known jobless candidate ... Read more...

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California Elections Result In Two Women With Tickets To The Top


June 9th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey The results of the California primary elections, for the Senate and the post of the Governor, were declared on June 8, 2010.According to most of the observers, the ... Read more...

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Sean Penn urges help for Haiti hospitals


May 21st, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 21 (ANI): Sean Penn has called for more assistance at hospitals in Haiti to help the earthquake-ravaged nation deal with the upcoming hurricane season next month.The 'Milk' star has ... Read more...

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Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal Suffers Setback After Media Report


May 18th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Hartford, May 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The latest report by a reputed media source on U.S. Senate candidate Richard Blumenthal who is also the Connecticut Attorney General has left him red ... Read more...

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President Obama urges U.S. Senate to protect the American consumer


May 13th, 2010 - 1:35 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – President Barack Obama on Wednesday reiterated that the Senate needs to fight to protect the American consumer.An amendment that will be soon considered by the Senate, according ... Read more...

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Doctor: Vice President Joe Biden’s son hospitalized for mild stroke


May 12th, 2010 - 2:35 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden -- the son of Vice President Joe Biden -- was hospitalized at Christiana Medical Center in Delaware on Tuesday morning ... Read more...

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Vera Baker, Alleged Mistress Of President Barack Obama?


May 1st, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Washington, May 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It seems that having an extramarital affair is the latest buzz word among celebrities hailing from the world of sports, entertainment as well as politics. ... Read more...

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U.S. House passes HR2499 - Puerto Rico Democracy Act


April 30th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – The U.S. House voted Thursday to allow Puerto Ricans to decide their own political future and relationship with the United States.The bill will bring America's promise of ... Read more...

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Florida Governor Charlie Crist says he will run for the U.S. Senate as an independent


April 30th, 2010 - 5:02 am ICT by BNO News
ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) -- Florida Governor Charlie Crist on Thursday announced that he will abandon the Republican Party and run for the U.S. Senate as an independent.Crist made the ... Read more...

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U.S. House ready to vote on HR2499 - Puerto Rico Democracy Act


April 30th, 2010 - 1:00 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – The U.S. House is ready to vote on H.R. 2499, the Puerto Rico Democracy Act, the Puerto Rico Federal Affairs Administration said on Thursday. The bill would help ... Read more...

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Wifredo Ferrer confirmed as Florida’s District Attorney


April 23rd, 2010 - 2:54 am ICT by BNO News
MIAMI, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) – The U.S. Senate unanimously confirmed Wifredo Ferrer as the United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, the Florida’s Attorney's Office announced on Thursday.Ferrer will succeed ... Read more...

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