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US sues Apple over e-book price fixing scheme


April 12th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 12 (IANS) Apple and five of the publishing industry's top firms have been accused of conspiring to raise prices and block Amazon.com from selling e-books at $9.99 in ... Read more...

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Sexy Russian spy Anna Chapman says she was proud to be British


April 16th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 16(ANI): Anna Chapman has broken her silence over life as a sexy Russian spy and claimed that she was proud to be British.Chapman became a United Kingdom citizen when she ... Read more...

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Holder blames Congress for forcing 9/11 mastermind, accomplices’ trial at Guantanamo Bay


April 5th, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 5 (ANI): US Attorney General Eric Holder has held the Congress responsible for not allowing the Obama administration to initiate trials of the alleged mastermind of the September 11, 2001, ... Read more...

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US opens helpline for ’sham’ varsity’s students


January 29th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 29 (IANS) The US authorities have opened a helpline for the Indian students of a 'sham' university in California, while asking some of them to wear radio trackers ... Read more...

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Home-grown terror threat “real, different and constant”: US Attorney General


December 22nd, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 22 (ANI): US Attorney General Eric Holder has warned although the country is ready to thwart attacks, Americans should be aware that threat of home-grown terror activities are "real and ... Read more...

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US aiming to prosecute WikiLeaks founder Assange over diplomatic cables release


December 7th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 7 (ANI): US Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. has reportedly authorised "significant" actions aimed at prosecuting WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange over the release of thousands of diplomatic cables.Holder, who ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US brands three LeT leaders as global terrorists


November 25th, 2010 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 25 (IANS) The United States has designated three top leaders of the Pakistan-based terrorist outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), blamed for the Mumbai terrorist attacks, as global terrorists and ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

US Justice Department sues American Express, MasterCard and Visa cards


October 5th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
The Justice Department of the United States has sued three credit card giants for their terms that eliminate any form of discounts or rewards to consumers, as well as hiding the charges ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pakistan seeks repatriation of terror suspect Aafia


September 19th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sept 19 (ANI): Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik has sent a letter to the US Attorney general's office requesting repatriation of Dr Aafia Siddiqui, who is currently under detention in America ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

BP’s 2012 London Olympics sponsorship at stake over oil leak in Gulf of Mexico


July 18th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 18 (ANI): British Petroleum's sponsorship of the 2012 London Olympics could be at risk if the oil giant is found guilty of negligence in the Gulf of Mexico leak.According to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Children of deported Russian spies to rejoin parents


July 12th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 12 (ANI): Children of the 10 Russian spies deported in a swap with Moscow have also been sent to Russia."The children have all been repatriated. We did so consistent with ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Kelly Osbourne wants to play Russian spy


July 11th, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 11 (IANS) Actress Kelly Osbourne says she is eager to play Russian spy Anna Chapman if anyone makes a movie about her life. "I am absolutely intrigued by the Russian spy ... Read more...

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BP To Face Criminal Inquiry By Justice Department


June 2nd, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Washington, June 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Gulf of Mexico oil spills which is said to be one of the most disastrous oil spill in the recent history of America has pushed ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

UAE, US discuss judicial cooperation


May 6th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 6 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the US have discussed bilateral judicial cooperation at a meeting of the representatives of the two countries here. UAE Minister of Justice ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Times Square would-be bomber received terror training in Pakistan


May 5th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 5 (ANI): Faisal Shahzad, the 30-year-old Pakistani origin terror suspect who has been accused of planting an explosive device in a parked SUV at New York's Times Square, ... Read more...

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US to give India direct access to Headley: Pillai


April 30th, 2010 - 9:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 30 (ANI): Union Home Secretary G K Pillai on Friday said that US has assured that Indian investigators would get direct access to Lashkar operative David Headley very soon. ... Read more...

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Access to Headley soon, says home scretary


April 30th, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) As Solicitor General Gopal Subramanium returns from the US after holding talks on access to David Headley, officials here were hopeful that Indian investigators would soon get ... Read more...

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India set to have direct access to Headley (Second Lead)


April 28th, 2010 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/New Delhi/Thimphu, April 28 (IANS) India seems set to get direct access to Pakistani American terror suspect David Coleman Headley, a key plotter in the 26/11 Mumbai attack, with the US ... Read more...

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India to have direct access to Headley (Lead)


April 28th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington/New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) India appears set to get direct access to Pakistani American terror suspect David Coleman Headley, a key plotter in the 26/11 attack, with the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

India to get direct access to Headley


April 28th, 2010 - 9:48 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 28 (IANS) India seems to be close to getting direct access to Pakistani American terror suspect David Coleman Headley, key plotter in 26/11 Mumbai terror attack with ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Chidambaram insists India will have access to Headley


March 24th, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 24 (ANI): Union Home Minister P Chidambaram on Tuesday (GMT) refuted the media reports that US has denied India access to question Lashkar operative David Headley.Addressing the media at ... Read more...

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India will be satisfied if Headley gets lifer: Home Secretary


March 19th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 19 (ANI): Union Home Secretary G K Pillai said here on Friday that India would be "satisfied" if alleged Lashkar operative David Coleman Headley is awarded a life sentence ... Read more...

Posted in National |

India not ‘unsatisfied’ if Headley gets life: Pillai


March 19th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Home Secretary G.K. Pillai Friday said India will not be "unsatisfied" if David Headley, a key conspirator of the 2008 Mumbai terror attack, is sentenced to life ... Read more...

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S.M.Krishna promises Buddhi’s family further assistance


October 29th, 2009 - 7:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct. 29 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S M Krishna has met Vikram Buddhi's family and has promised the latter's father that the Ministry of External Affairs will request United States ... Read more...

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Ask Europeans to take Guantanamo detainees, US tells Spain


October 29th, 2009 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 29 (EFE) The US has asked Spain to persuade other European countries to accept Guantanamo detainees, Spanish Justice Minister Francisco Caamano said here. Spain is among a handful of European nations ... Read more...

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US appoints prosecutor to investigate detainee abuses


August 25th, 2009 - 6:33 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 25 (DPA) US Attorney General Eric Holder Monday appointed a special prosecutor to re-examine nearly a dozen cases of CIA interrogators who allegedly abused terrorism detainees in the aftermath ... Read more...

Posted in World |

CIA faces probe for excesses on terror suspects: LA Times


August 10th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 10 (IANS) The US attorney general is set to order an inquiry into alleged abuses committed by CIA during the interrogation of terrorism suspects. Democrats and opponents of the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Guantanamo detainee Ahmed Ghailani arrives in New York


June 9th, 2009 - 6:50 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
Tanzanian born Guantanamo Bay detainee Ahmed Ghailani has been transferred to the United States to stand trial for the 1998 US embassy bombings in East Africa.Ghailani was taken to Guantanamo Bay ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Geronimos descendants sue Yale University secret society


February 21st, 2009 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.21 (ANI): Native American chief and hero Geronimos descendants are suing Skull and Bones, a secret society at Yale University with ties to the Bush family, alleging that its members ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Eric Holder becomes first black US attorney general


February 3rd, 2009 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 3 (IANS) Eric Holder Tuesday became the first black US attorney general with the promise of a clean break with the policies of the Bush administration, saying he would make ... Read more...

Posted in World |

FBI helping India gather evidence on Mumbai attacks


December 4th, 2008 - 10:03 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 4 (IANS) US Attorney General Michael Mukasey says FBI agents are working with Indian police to provide assistance and gather evidence about the Mumbai terror attacks, but would not confirm ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Dick Cheney indicted in prison abuse case: reports


November 19th, 2008 - 9:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 19 (DPA) A Texas grand jury has indicted US Vice President Dick Cheney and former US Attorney General Alberto Gonzales on charges connected to alleged abuse of inmates in a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Three green groups seek review of Vedanta’s Asarco deal


June 18th, 2008 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 18 (IANS) In continuing difficulties for Vedanta Resources' takeover bid of US copper mining giant Asarco, three leading green groups have urged the US attorney general to review the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Vedanta push for Asarco hits bump in US court


June 14th, 2008 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 14 (IANS) Vedanta Resources' takeover bid of US copper mining giant Asarco hit a bump Friday when a judge of a bankruptcy court in Texas signalled he might give ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Two US Congressmen object to Vedanta’s Asarco takeover


June 12th, 2008 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 12 (IANS) Two Congressmen have raised objections over Vedanta Resources' purchase of the US mining company Asarco, expressing concerns about the London-based metals and mining major's environment track record. ... Read more...

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