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US hires private firms for ‘dirty work’: Russian diplomat


August 29th, 2012 - 5:36 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Allowing private security companies to work in conflict zones helps the US government "avoid responsibility" for violating the norms of international humanitarian law, a Russian ... Read more...

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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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US seeks 30-year term for Russian arms dealer


April 3rd, 2012 - 7:08 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US justice department has called for a sentence of 30 years in jail for convicted Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout, his lawyer said ... Read more...

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US seeks 30-year term for Russian arms dealer


April 3rd, 2012 - 7:07 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US justice department has called for a sentence of 30 years in jail for convicted Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout, his lawyer said ... Read more...

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Two Indian Americans held for fake perfume trafficking


December 6th, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 6 (IANS) Two Indian Americans from New Jersey have been indicted for their roles in a conspiracy to import and traffic in counterfeit perfume, according to the US ... Read more...

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Iran demands apology from US


October 31st, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Oct 31 (IANS) Iran has demanded an official apology from the US over a recent accusation that said Tehran plotted to kill the Saudi Arabian envoy to Washington, Press ... Read more...

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Ready to examine US evidence on alleged assassination plot: Iran


October 18th, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Oct 17 (IANS) Iran's Foreign Minister Ali-Akbar Salehi said Monday that the country is ready to examine evidence on Tehran's alleged involvement in a plot to assassinate the Saudi ... Read more...

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Iran to respond ’strongly’ to any ‘destructive’ US act


October 16th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Oct 16 (IANS) Supreme Leader of the Islamic Republic Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said Sunday that Iran will respond "strongly" to any "destructive" act by the US against the ... Read more...

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No ‘direct contact’ with US : Iran


October 15th, 2011 - 7:55 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Oct 15 (IANS) Iran has denied the US claim of having direct contact with it over the alleged plot to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to Washington, Xinhua reported."No ... Read more...

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Obama vows to apply toughest sanctions on Iran


October 14th, 2011 - 4:24 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 14 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Thursday vowed to apply the "toughest sanctions" on Iran and to garner international support to further isolate the Islamist state, Xinhua ... Read more...

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Clinton to hold Iran accountable for Saudi envoy plot


October 13th, 2011 - 3:31 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 13 (IANS) US State Secretary Hillary Clinton Wednesday vowed to hold Iran accountable for its alleged involvement in a "terror plot" to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to Washington, ... Read more...

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US poised to pressure Iran over plot to kill Saudi envoy


October 12th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 12 (IANS) The US is reportedly poised to take an even stronger stance Wednesday against Iran amid allegations that Tehran was behind a plot to assassinate a Saudi ... Read more...

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US issues worldwide travel alert for its nationals


October 12th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 12 (IANS) The US issued a worldwide travel alert for Americans Tuesday after a plot to assassinate Saudi Arabia's ambassador to Washington was exposed."The Department of State alerts ... Read more...

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Obama calls Saudi envoy on assassination attempt


October 12th, 2011 - 6:54 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 12 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Tuesday called Saudi Ambassador to the US in the wake of two men accused of trying to assassinate him, the White ... Read more...

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US charges two men for planning to kill Saudi envoy


October 12th, 2011 - 6:07 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 12 (IANS) Two men have been charged in the US for their alleged participation in a plot to murder the Saudi Arabian Ambassador to the US with explosives, ... Read more...

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US government sues to block AT&T;, T-Mobile merger


September 1st, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 1 (IANS/EFE) The US Justice Department Wednesday sued to block AT&T;'s bid to acquire T-Mobile USA, saying the proposed merger would reduce competition and raise prices.In a complaint ... Read more...

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US moves to block AT&T;’s acquisition of T-Mobile


September 1st, 2011 - 2:58 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 1 (IANS) The US justice department Wednesday filed an antitrust lawsuit to block AT&T;'s acquisition of T-Mobile, an official said.AT&T;, T-Mobile, Sprint and Verizon account for more than ... Read more...

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US probes S&P;’s ratings on mortgage bonds before crisis


August 19th, 2011 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 19 (IANS/EFE) The US Justice Department is investigating credit rating agency Standard & Poor's to determine if it rated mortgage bonds too highly prior to the economic crisis ... Read more...

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‘Don’t ask, don’t tell’ Repeal moves forward


July 22nd, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, July 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The repeal of the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy of the US military will move to the next stage with Pentagon expected to give the green light ... Read more...

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Raymond Davis himself paid blood money: Pak Attorney General


March 19th, 2011 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 19(ANI): Pakistan Attorney General Maulvi Anwar ul-Haq has revealed that double murder-accused CIA contractor Raymond Davis had paid the blood money to the heirs in his individual capacity.Anwar said that ... Read more...

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Saudi man in US custody for terror plot


February 25th, 2011 - 8:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 25 (IANS) A Saudi Arabia-origin man has been arrested in the US state of Texas on charges of plotting terrorist attacks with weapons of mass destruction, the US justice department ... Read more...

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Man dupes CIA of $21 mn over anti-terror software


February 21st, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 21 (IANS) A computer expert was paid more than 13 million pounds (about $21 million) after he fooled the CIA that he developed software to stop Al Qaeda attacks, a ... Read more...

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US court sentences Defreitas for life over plotting to blow up NY JFK Airport


February 18th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 18 (ANI): A US court has handed down a 'life term' sentence to Russell Defreitas, the man convicted of potting to blow up fuel tanks at New York's JFK ... Read more...

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Kerry urges Pak to free Davis, promises criminal investigation against him in US


February 16th, 2011 - 11:21 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 16(ANI): US Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman John F. Kerry has voiced regret for the killings of two Pakistani men by an American official in Lahore, and sought to reassure ... Read more...

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Hedge fund managers arrested for insider trading case


February 9th, 2011 - 2:05 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The US Justice Department has charged four hedge fund managers of insider trading.The four people charged after the massive investigation are Noah Freeman, Donald Longueuil, ... Read more...

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Obama in unchartered waters over 1st execution under his administration


December 24th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 24 (ANI): The US Justice Department is reportedly preparing for the first execution under President Barack Obama.On Wednesday, the Bureau of Prisons gave notice to a federal judge that ... Read more...

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US fines PPG’s Chinese subsidiary for illegal Pakistan nuclear exports


December 22nd, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 22 (ANI): The United States has fined the Chinese subsidiary of PPG Industries Inc. nearly four million dollars for illegally exporting high-performance coatings to a nuclear reactor in Pakistan.The company ... Read more...

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Biden says “high-tech terrorist” Assange to face prosecution in America


December 20th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 20 (ANI): Terming Wikileaks founder Julian Assange a "high-tech terrorist", US Vice President Joe Biden has said that the journalist is facing prosecution in America for leaking secret cables.The ... Read more...

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BP sued over gulf oil spill


December 16th, 2010 - 9:31 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Dec 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The US Justice Department has sued BP and several other companies for their role in the biggest oil spill in the history of the United States. ... Read more...

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US Justice Dept. urged to probe terror-linked Muslims’ prayer sessions on Capitol Hill


November 13th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 13 (ANI): A conservative advocacy group has urged the US Justice Department to investigate a weekly prayer session on Capitol Hill, after a media report claimed that Muslims with terrorist ... Read more...

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Justice Department Sues American Express, Settles With Visa & Mastercard


October 5th, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
The United States Justice Department has reached a settlement with credit card giants, ‘Visa’ and ‘Mastercard’ but has gone on with a suit against ‘American Express’. American Express is known for charging ... Read more...

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US Justice Department Sues American Express For Anti-Competitive Practices


October 5th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 5, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): recent reports suggest that the US Justice Department has sued American Express, MasterCard and Visa with an antitrust lawsuit in the U.S. District Court on ... Read more...

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US scientist, wife held for selling N-weapon detail


September 18th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 18 (IANS/EFE) A US scientist ans his wife have been arrested for passing on secret information to a man posing as Venezuelan spy to help that country develop a ... Read more...

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US Justice Department probing NY Muslim cabby’s throat slashing as possible hate crime


September 8th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept 8 (ANI): The US Justice Department is reportedly probing the throat slashing of a New York Muslim taxi driver by 21-year-old American film student Michael Enright, as a possible ... Read more...

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US Justice Department Sues Sheriff Joe Arpaio


September 3rd, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The US Justice department has sued Arizona's Maricopa County sheriff Joe Arpaio, his department and Maricopa County because the sheriff reportedly refused to hand over the ... Read more...

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