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US wants Brazil as defense partner


April 26th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 26 (IANS/EFE) The US is ready to transfer military technology to Brazil to be able to count the South American country as a strategic ally, ... Read more...

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US Congress for revoking visas of supporters of Taseer assassin


January 16th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 16(ANI): The United States Congress has requested the US government to revoke the visa of anyone supporting Mumtaz Qadri, the assassin of late Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer.In its letter addressed ... Read more...

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Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Extends Its Deadline Till April 18 For Taxpayers


January 5th, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The taxpayers of United States will now get extra three days to file their taxes this year, Internal Revenue Service (IRS) officials announced the news to ... Read more...

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Origins of Columbus Day


October 11th, 2010 - 9:44 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Columbus Day is observed in the United States every year and the day’s origin is credited with one man who pushed for the day to ... Read more...

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FBI wants right to tap texts, emails and websites under proposed new bill


September 28th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 28 (ANI): A new Bill proposed to be introduced in the United States Congress in 2011, would reportedly allow the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to tap text messages, emails ... Read more...

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Vice President Biden in Iraq “Preparing for Transition”


August 31st, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Vice President of the United States of America, Joe Biden has arrived in Iraq as the American troops pull out of the country ... Read more...

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Only one in 100 Americans has confidence in US Congress: Gallup poll


July 23rd, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 23 (ANI): Only 11 percent of Americans has confidence in the United States Congress, making it the lowest ranked institution in a new Gallup poll.Among the 1,020 adults surveyed, ... Read more...

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Growing US discomfort imperils future of Afghan war


July 6th, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 6 (ANI): A series of unusually close votes in the United States Congress on extending the Afghanistan war signals growing concerns with the occupation, following a series of events ... Read more...

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US lawmakers fully informed about drone strikes in Pak : Gates


June 6th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Singapore, Jun.6 (ANI): Rebutting reports regarding the Obama administration not being fully informed about the widely criticised Central Investigations Agency (CIA) operated drone attacks in Pakistan's ungoverned tribal areas, US Defence Secretary ... Read more...

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Tylenol’s 775 side effects being investigated


May 26th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, May 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Food and Drugs Administration has started an investigation into reports of 775 serious side effects of Tylenol. The FDA is also investigating reports that ... Read more...

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Some Christian Organizations Urge US President Obama To Launch A Judicial Appeal To Preserve The National Prayer Day


April 22nd, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 22, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Legal representatives with the Christian legal firm, Alliance Defense Fund (ADF), have advocated that US President Barack Obama launch an appeal against the recent judgment ... Read more...

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Patrick Kennedy Announces Retirement


February 14th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Washington, Feb 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rhode Island Democrat Patrick Kennedy has announced his retirement and has declared that he would not be seeking re-election this year. The Democratic politician made ... Read more...

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2009’s Top 10 Weirdest Moments in world of Politics


January 2nd, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 2 (ANI): Year 2009 had numerous moments that stood out for their sheer, unforgettable strangeness in the world of politics.Politico.com has enlisted the top 10 weirdest moments of 2009.1. ... Read more...

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Daylight Savings Time


October 31st, 2009 - 1:12 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, Oct 30 (THAINDIAN News) On November 1st 2009 at 2:00 a.m., you set the clocks back an hour. This implies that you can gain an extra hour of ... Read more...

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USINPAC asks Congress to demand audit of aid funding to Pakistan


October 12th, 2009 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct.12 (ANI): The U.S.-India Political Action Committee (USINPAC) has expressed deep concern that the United States Congress has passed a bill tripling U.S. aid to Pakistan without first establishing accountability and ... Read more...

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White House statement on National Security Meeting on Afghanistan and Pakistan


October 1st, 2009 - 12:14 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs released the following statement on President Obama's National Security Meeting on Afghanistan and Pakistan on Wednesday."In today’s meeting, the President ... Read more...

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Tiny tots mark Friendship Day with animals and trees at Jamshedpur zoo


August 2nd, 2009 - 11:57 pm ICT by ANI
By Girija Shankar OjhaJamshedpur, Aug.2 (ANI): In a unique expression of love and friendship, many Kindergarten students tied ribbons as friendship bands to animals and trees at a Jamshedpur zoo to mark ... Read more...

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Being a woman in Sharia-dominated Pak can be unnerving: US


March 12th, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.12 (ANI): The United States Congress, and particularly the Senate, feels that being a woman in a Pakistan dominated by the Sharia can be an unnerving experience. When Senator Lindsey Graham, ... Read more...

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Ninja skills a must to prevent Obama Inauguration ticket theft!


January 13th, 2009 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 13 (ANI): Knowing martial arts may be the best way to prevent thugs from laying their hands on US President-elect Barack Obamas Inauguration tickets.Capitol Hill, a metonym for ... Read more...

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Australian PM uncertain about bailout package


October 2nd, 2008 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Oct 2 (Xinhua) Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd said Thursday it was still unclear whether the US Congress will pass a financial bailout package or what its impact might be. The ... Read more...

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US Congress looks forward to long-term sustained relationship with Pakistan


July 26th, 2008 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 26 (ANI): United States Congress looks forward to having a long-term sustained relationship with Pakistan, and would help it in its democratic and economic development.Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee has ... Read more...

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U.S. Congress favours long-term military presence in Afghanistan


July 14th, 2008 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 14 (ANI): The United States Congress is apparently in favour of maintaining a long-term military presence in Afghanistan.According to the Washington Post, the Congress has used a fiscal ... Read more...

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US envoy welcomes India’’s decision to move forward on nuke deal


July 11th, 2008 - 7:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 11 (ANI): The United States welcomes the Government of India''s decision to move forward with the U.S.-India Civil Nuclear Initiative by seeking International Atomic Energy Agency approval for ... Read more...

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US still hopeful that n-deal will move forward


May 23rd, 2008 - 11:19 am ICT by admin
By Arun Kumar Washington, May 23 (IANS) The India-US civil nuclear deal remains stalled due to unrelenting opposition from the Indian coalition government's leftist supporters, but the US is still hopeful and would ... Read more...

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