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Charlie Sheen admits that he was ‘In Total Denial’ about the show ‘Two and a Half Men’


June 7th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, June 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The former Two and a Half Men actor has recently admitted that he was in total denial after his fallout with the show.Charlie claims that ... Read more...

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JFK library releases last 45 hours of Oval Office tapes


January 25th, 2012 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 25 (IANS/EFE) The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston announced Tuesday that it has declassified and made available to the public the last 45 hours ... Read more...

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McCain has blood of peaceful civilians on his hands: Putin


December 15th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Vladimir Putin Thursday responded to a comment from US senator John McCain, who warned the Russian prime minister of an "Arab Spring" approaching Russia, saying ... Read more...

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‘Smokin’ Joe Frazier loses his battle against cancer


November 8th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 8 (IANS) "Smokin" Joe Frazier, former heavyweight champion and boxing legend Muhammad Ali's fiercest rival, lost his battle against liver cancer at the age of 67.Frazier, also ... Read more...

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Hundreds arrested at protests against corporate greed in US


October 17th, 2011 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 17 (IANS/EFE) Hundreds of people were arrested at protests against corporate greed in cities across the US, police said Sunday.About 175 people were arrested early Sunday in Chicago, ... Read more...

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What made Steve Jobs tick? Boredom


October 6th, 2011 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 6 (IANS) Steve Jobs, the visionary co-founder of tech giant Apple, was an adopted child who grew up in a middle-class suburb, took LSD and travelled to India ... Read more...

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‘Peaceful Anna protest a benchmark’


August 28th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Activist Anna Hazare's "historic and peaceful protest" at Ramlila Maidan can serve as an excellent example of how to mobilise people in a democracy, ... Read more...

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Billy’s new album tribute to US soldiers


July 18th, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 18 (IANS) Singer Billy Ray Cyrus' new album "I'M American" is a tribute to US troops and he decided to pen the songs after his Afghanistan visit.Cyrus visited ... Read more...

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Three films starring Shalim Ortiz to debut in 2011


June 3rd, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Miami, June 3 (IANS/EFE) Three films featuring Puerto Rican actor Shalim Ortiz, who plays a detective, a Vietnam War veteran and a young man in love, are scheduled to ... Read more...

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Out: the palpably corrupt and the pretentious ideologue (Comment)


May 14th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mamata Banerjee's and Jayalalitha's victories in the West Bengal and Tamil Nadu assembly elections reflect two crucial aspects of Indian politics. One is that Marxism has lost much of its ... Read more...

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US will face new Vietnam if it invades Libya: Chavez


March 14th, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 14 (RIA Novosti) Venezuela's outspoken leader Hugo Chavez has warned the US that it would face "another Vietnam" if it interfered in Libya's domestic affairs."If the Yankees... invade ... Read more...

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Indian Army training Lao troops in de-mining


March 1st, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) An Indian Army team is training Laotian troops in de-mining and bomb disposal operations, it was announced here Tuesday."An Indian Army combat engineers team led by Captain ... Read more...

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Hit Broadway musical’s Indianised avatar comes to capital


February 22nd, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) The path-breaking 1967 Broadway musical about the flower children, "Hair: The American Tribal Rock Show Musical" is ready to make a three-day splash in ... Read more...

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Medal Of Honor Recipient Salvatore Giunta Recognized In Super Bowl


February 7th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Feb 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It always involves a lot of pride to be an Army serviceman. Yesterday in the Super Bowl event, which is considered as the biggest sports event ... Read more...

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General Vang Pao Dies At 81


January 7th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Vang Pao a revered ex-general in the Royal Army of Laos had led thousands of Hmong mercenaries in a CIA-backed secret army during World War II, ... Read more...

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Why Tom Jones and Elvis Presley wanted to beat up John Lennon


January 7th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 7 (ANI): Tom Jones and Elvis Presley's was a friendship that went beyond their mutual admiration for each other's talent.When Jones and Presley first met in 1965 in Hawaii, ... Read more...

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I wasn’t a good mother: Jane Fonda


January 5th, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 5 (IANS) Veteran actress Jane Fonda says she wasn't a good mother to her children.The 73-year-old actress, who has daughter Vanessa, 42, with her first husband Roger Vadim, ... Read more...

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Assange a high-tech terrorist, says Biden


December 20th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 20 (IANS) US Vice President Joe Biden has said that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was "closer to being a high-tech terrorist", and acknowledged the fact that the leak of classified ... 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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Once uneasy with Holbrooke, India calls him an accomplished diplomat (Lead)


December 14th, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) India Tuesday condoled the death of US special envoy Richard C. Holbrooke and lauded him as "an accomplished diplomat" who served his country and international peace ... Read more...

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Holbrooke an accomplished diplomat: India


December 14th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) India Tuesday condoled the death of US special envoy Richard C. Holbrooke and lauded him as an accomplished diplomat who served his country and the cause ... Read more...

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QUOTES — Reaction to the passing of U.S. Ambassador Richard Holbrooke


December 14th, 2010 - 12:02 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. Ambassador Richard Holbrooke, the president's special envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan, died at a hospital in Washington, D.C. on Monday. He was 69.The following is a ... Read more...

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‘Larger than life’: U.S. Ambassador Richard Holbrooke dead at 69


December 14th, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. Ambassador Richard Holbrooke, the president's special envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan, died at a hospital in Washington, D.C. on Monday. He was 69.Holbrooke was rushed to ... Read more...

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Bob Dylan’s handwritten lyrics fetch $422,500 at auction


December 12th, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 12 (ANI): Bob Dylan's handwritten lyrics for iconic 1960s anthem 'The Times They Are A-Changin' have been sold for 422,500 dollars at an auction.The two-page notebook manuscript, which was ... Read more...

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New Navy Battle Ship Commissioned In Fla, Named After Fallen Marine


November 15th, 2010 - 10:44 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
November 15, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The very latest destroyer of the Navy was commissioned in Florida last Saturday. Thousands turned up for the event as the celebrations were ... Read more...

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Anthony Franzese Sues Landlords For $21 Million


November 12th, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Vietnam war veteran named Anthony Franzese got slammed in his head by a window Air Conditioner after it plunged from sixth floor. He suffered severe ... Read more...

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Actor Charlie Sheen hospitalized after hotel rage


October 27th, 2010 - 4:25 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) – Actor Charlie Sheen was hospitalized in the early hours of Tuesday morning due to a medical emergency, TMZ reported.Sheen, 45, was in New York City when he ... Read more...

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Revolution, jewellery and food for thought (IANS Books This Week)


October 21st, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) A serious offering of non-fiction promises to tickle not just the grey cells but also the palates of readers this weekend. 1. Book: "Revolution Highway"; Written ... Read more...

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Hollywood film-maker Arthur Penn dies


September 30th, 2010 - 3:53 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 30, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The legendary Hollywood director Arthur Penn, who earned a huge amount of fame after he directed the film, Bonnie and Clyde in 1967, is no more.He ... Read more...

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Johnny Cash died ‘devastated’ about America’s invasion of Iraq


September 24th, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 24 (ANI): Country legend Johnny Cash's daughter has revealed that her dad died frustrated and disappointed about America's invasion of Iraq.The singer/songwriter's daughter Rosanne Cash has revealed the conflict occupied ... Read more...

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Jane Fonda Admits Of Undergoing Plastic Surgery


September 9th, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) 72 year old two time academy award winner Jane Fonda's secrets of her evergreen beauty has finally been unveiled. The actress has finally admitted of undergoing ... Read more...

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Cameron making Pak a scapegoat for Afghanistan failures: Imran Khan


July 30th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore/Islamabad, July 30 (ANI): Former cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan has said that British Prime Minister David Cameron is trying to make Pakistan a scapegoat for the failure of the war in Afghanistan.Khan ... Read more...

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US rejects motion for withdrawal of ’secret’ American troops operating in Pak


July 29th, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 29(ANI): US lawmakers have rejected a blunt challenge to President Barack Obama's war strategy, defeating a resolution calling for American troops' removal from Pakistan by a crushing 38-372 margin.The ... Read more...

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Jane Fonda relives her youthful days as peace protester on new film set


July 27th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 27 (ANI): American actress Jane Fonda is reliving her days as a peace protester as she plays a hippie granny in her new movie.The movie 'Peace, Love, Misunderstanding' has ... Read more...

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US lawmakers call for withdrawal of ’secret’ American troops operating in Pakistan


July 24th, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 24(ANI): Two US lawmakers have proposed a bill demanding the withdrawal of all American troops from Pakistan.The resolution, expected to be taken up in the House of Representatives next ... Read more...

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