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Wikipedia, Google join anti-piracy bill protest (Lead)


January 18th, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 18 (IANS) Wikipedia, the online encyclopedia, went offline Wednesday, joining a daylong internet strike of over a dozen other websites, including Google, to protest proposed US laws purportedly ... Read more...

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US suspects Russian hackers of attacking water system


November 19th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Hackers apparently located in Russia attacked a water system in the US state of Illinois last week and damaged one of its pumps, the ... Read more...

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In Occupied America!


November 13th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 13 (IANS) America is occupied today! The occupiers, a unique group of protesters, who have pitched tents and tarps in parks across America, from the Wall Street in ... Read more...

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US arms package to Taiwan irks China


September 20th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) The Obama administration is expected to announce Wednesday the sale of a package of weapons and equipment worth $5.8 billion to upgrade Taiwan's fleet ... Read more...

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Somdev, Bopanna beaten at Leg Mason Tennis Classic


August 5th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 5 (IANS) India's Somdev Devvarman stretched seventh seed Marcos Baghdatis of Cyprus before going down in three sets in his second-round match while his countryman Rohan Bopanna ... Read more...

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Steal from enemy to fund terror: Al Qaeda


January 20th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 20 (IANS) A top Al Qaeda leader has urged extremists to steal from non-Muslims to fund their activities.A five-page article in online terror magazine Inspire, written by Anwar al-Awlaki, ... Read more...

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China developing carrier-killer missile


December 29th, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 29 (IANS) The Chinese military is working on an anti-ship ballistic missile programme capable of sinking aircraft carriers, a US naval official said.The Washington Times quoted US Admiral Robert F. ... Read more...

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Major “loopholes” allowing terrorists easy access to Saudi charitable funds


December 24th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 24 (ANI): Despite having achieved some success in disrupting funding for the al-Qaeda, Saudi officials are of the opinion that there still exist some "loopholes" through which terrorists are getting ... Read more...

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Pak military ‘hampered’ US embassy operations: WikiLeaks


December 13th, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec. 13 (ANI): A secret cable sent by the U.S. Embassy in Islamabad to the State Department in 2009 accuses Pakistan's military and intelligence service of harassing embassy employees, sabotaging contracts ... Read more...

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FBI chief regrets remarks about Sikh Americans


December 11th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 11 (IANS) FBI director Robert S. Mueller has apologised to a Sikh American civil rights and advocacy organization for remarks linking Sikh Americans to terrorism at an intelligence ... Read more...

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US skeptical about winning military struggle in “porous” Pak border areas: WikiLeaks


December 7th, 2010 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 7 (ANI): US diplomats are skeptical about eventually winning the military struggle in Pakistan's badlands, saying that peace talks go nowhere and murderous militants control key towns, a diplomatic ... Read more...

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US doubtful about winning war on Pakistan border


December 6th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 6 (IANS) US diplomats in Pakistan are sceptical about eventually winning the military struggle in Pakistan's badlands, saying peace talks go nowhere and murderous militants control key ... Read more...

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Nearly half of US voters don’t want Obama in 2012


November 23rd, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 23 (IANS) Nearly half of the voters in the US say President Barack Obama does not deserve a second term in 2012, revealed a poll result in the Washington ... Read more...

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US media see Obama visit in positive light (Lead)


November 9th, 2010 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 9 (IANS) US President Barack Obama's support for India's bid to become a permanent member of the UN Security Council was splashed across the US media on ... Read more...

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Obama backing for India splashed across US media


November 9th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 9 (IANS) US President Barack Obama's support for India's bid to become a permanent member of the UN Security Council has been splashed across the US media ... Read more...

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US must support India’s Security Council bid: McCain (Lead)


November 6th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 6 (IANS) The US should support India's bid for a permanent seat in the UN Security Council, Republican Senator John McCain, who lost the race for the White House ... Read more...

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Several Cities Across USA Ban Teenage Trick-or-Treating


October 25th, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 25, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Trick or treating, considered to be a part of the fun ritual during Halloween is in for some cuts too. A number of cities ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda calls for ‘lone-wolf’ attacks on US


October 14th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 14 (IANS) A gunman on a shooting spree in a restaurant or a single man unit placing a bomb in a crowded place, an Al Qaeda-affiliated online journal is ... Read more...

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US, allies on global hunt for terror plotters


October 4th, 2010 - 10:15 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 4 (IANS) US and allied intelligence agencies are on a near-global manhunt for teams of Al Qaeda-affiliated terrorists thought to be preparing multiple attacks on major European ... Read more...

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Major Garrett Leaves Fox News Channel For National Journal


September 4th, 2010 - 11:03 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Former White House correspondent Major Garrett is all set to leave Fox News Channel for the National Journal. The veteran reporter previously expressed his wish ... Read more...

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Major Garrett Leaving Fox Network, Joining National Journal


August 28th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Aug 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a latest development that has created ripples in the US media circle, Major Garrett the chief White House correspondent of Fox News Channel has announced ... Read more...

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US maintaining tight vigil on A Q Khan’s ‘revived’ nuke proliferation network


August 5th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug.5 (ANI): Describing disgraced Pakistani nuclear scientist Abdul Qadeer Khan's proliferation network as one of the deadliest, the United States has said it is still keeping a close watch on the ... Read more...

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US still concerned about A.Q. Khan network


August 4th, 2010 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 4 (IANS) Possible revival of the A.Q. Khan run nuclear-smuggling network is an area of ongoing concern for Washington even as Islamabad claims the notorious Pakistani scientist is ... Read more...

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Egypt denies reports about Mubarak’s health


July 22nd, 2010 - 2:35 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, July 22 (IANS) Egypt Wednesday denied recent reports about the deterioration of President Hosni Mubarak's health. "The president's intensive activity recently is the best answer to such news stories," Xinhua quoted Egyptian ... Read more...

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New US law seeks disclosure of foreign payments


July 17th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 17 (IANS) Publicly traded oil, gas and mining companies, including those from India and other emerging economies, will be required to disclose their payments to foreign governments under the ... Read more...

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Afghan Taliban blasts Mullah Omar’s arrest report as US propaganda


July 6th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 6 (ANI): The Afghan Taliban has rejected reports about its chieftain Mullah Mohammed Omar being arrested in Karachi in March this year.Taliban spokesperson Zabeehullah described media reports about Mullah ... Read more...

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Afghan Taliban warlord Mullah Omar nabbed in Karachi, claims US blogger


July 6th, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 6 (ANI): A former US Homeland Security Department official has claimed that Afghan Taliban chief Muhammed Mullah Omar has been arrested.The official, who is identified only as Bred, wrote ... Read more...

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Jon Voight Sends Open Letter Expressing His Displeasure to President Obama


June 23rd, 2010 - 3:14 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
June 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor Jon Voight has written an open letter to the President of the United States which clearly shows his dislike of President Obama’s policies, especially with Israel, ... Read more...

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Iran becoming a military dictatorship: Gates


June 21st, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 21 (ANI): Iran is becoming a military dictatorship, with religious leaders being sidelined, claimed US Defense Secretary Robert Gates.Suggesting that Tehran may bend because of the pressure of the UN ... Read more...

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NATO commanders, officers in Afghanistan battle weary


June 21st, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 21 (ANI): A senior military intelligence official who has served in Afghanistan and participates in daily briefings on the war has told The Washington Times that there is a ... Read more...

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Pakistan wants combat choppers from US to take on Al Qaeda


June 16th, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 16 (IANS) Pakistan is asking the US for attack helicopters and other heavy weaponry worth $2.5 billion to take the fight against terror into the mountains of the country's ... Read more...

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Washington Times up for sale, financial troubles dictate the decision


May 1st, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 1 (ANI): Washington Times executives are in negotiations to sell the newspaper after founder Sun Myung Moon's family cut off most of its funding.The Myung Moon family financed the paper's ... Read more...

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US moving towards ‘high-altitude’ weaponry era with Falcon, X-37B launches


April 24th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 24(ANI): The Pentagon's test launch of two unmanned space vehicles this week have highlighted the efforts being made by the United States to develop a new generation of high-altitude weapon ... Read more...

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U.S. makes new nuke concessions to India


April 21st, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.21 (ANI): India will receive new concessions as part of its bilateral civilian nuclear agreement with the United States.In a move that has angered arms control advocates, Washington agreed to Indian ... Read more...

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China’s military buildup aimed at power past Asia: US Admiral


March 26th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 26(ANI): US Commander-in-Chief of the Hawaii-based Pacific Command, Admiral Robert F. Willard, reckons that the buildup of Chinese armed forces is continuing "unabated" and Beijing's goal appears to be power ... Read more...

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