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US sees no Iranian role in ending Syrian violence


July 11th, 2012 - 10:24 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 11 (IANS) The US has insisted that it sees no role for Iran in ending violence and bloodshed in Syria, Xinhua reported."I don't think anybody with ... Read more...

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US not to negotiate with Al-Qaeda over hostage


May 8th, 2012 - 4:01 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 8 (IANS) The White House has declined to negotiate with Al-Qaeda about an elderly US hostage, kidnapped from Pakistan and being held by the militant group since last ... Read more...

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Fate of Obama’s healthcare law hangs in balance


March 29th, 2012 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
B0y Arun Kumar Washington, March 29 (IANS) The fate of President Barack Obama's signature federal healthcare overhaul hangs in balance with the US Supreme Court wrapping up a historic hearing with ... Read more...

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New Iran sanctions not to disrupt oil markets: US


February 3rd, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Obama administration will take steps to ensure that new US sanctions expected to be imposed on Iran in the near future do not hurt ... Read more...

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US in touch with South Korea, Japan over Kim’s death (Lead)


December 19th, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 19 (IANS) The US is in close touch with South Korea and Japan over the death of North Korea's top leader Kim Jong-il, and remains committed to ... Read more...

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US court tosses out key parts of Obama’s healthcare reform


August 13th, 2011 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 13 (IANS) In a major blow to President Barack Obama, a US federal appeals court has tossed out key provisions of his sweeping health care reform bill ... Read more...

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Obama in campaign mode as he turns 50


August 4th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 4 (IANS) As US President Barack Obama turned 50 Thursday, he is back in full-throttle campaign mode attending high profile fund raisers and hitting out at opposition ... Read more...

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Free Davis or Pakistani envoy will be booted out: US (Lead)


February 11th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/Islamabad, Feb 11 (IANS) The US has threatened to oust the Pakistani ambassador and close down US consulates in Pakistan if Islamabad does not immediately free Raymond Davis, whose killing of two ... Read more...

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Obama’s threat of dire consequences to Pak if ‘diplomat’ not freed by Friday?


February 11th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 11(ANI): US President Barack Obama's National Security Advisor Tom Donilon delivered a presidential threat to Pakistan that it must release double-murder accused US diplomat Raymond Davis by Friday or ... Read more...

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Jennifer Lopez, Marc Anthony Invited At White House’s Super Bowl Party


February 4th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Despite the fact that his home team Chicago Bears is out of the championship, United States President Barack Obama is all set to enjoy the much-anticipated ... Read more...

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Obama to meet with US business leaders in India


October 27th, 2010 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 27 (IANS) During his India trip, US President Barack Obama will meet top US business leaders, including India-born Pepsico chairperson Indra Nooyi, to "discuss the opportunities and ... Read more...

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Pew Center’s religion poll shows that 1-in-5 Americans believe that Obama is a Muslim


August 20th, 2010 - 9:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Aug 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) US President Obama is believed to be a Muslim by almost one out of every five Americans, according to a new religion poll.The Pew Forum on ... Read more...

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White House Spokesperson Asserts No Role Of Politics In Obama’s Observations On The Controversial ‘Ground Zero’ Mosque


August 17th, 2010 - 11:25 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Washington, August 17, 2010 (Just Flashed): The President of America happens to be the eloquent Barack Obama of the Democratic Party. He had recently released his standpoints on a massively divisive ... Read more...

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Twin Blasts Hit Uganda, Leaves 64 Dead


July 12th, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Kampala, Uganda, July 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) At least 64 people are estimated to have lost their lives in simultaneous bombings that rocked the capital city of Uganda on late Sunday. ... Read more...

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Pakistan factors looms large in New York terror probe (Lead)


May 6th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington/New York, May 6 (IANS) US investigators probing the aborted Times Square bombing attempt have shifted their focus to prime suspect Faisal Shahzad's links in Pakistan with officials suggesting ... Read more...

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Rahm Emanuel Desires To Occupy The Post Of The Chicago Mayor


April 21st, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 21, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Rahm Emanuel pronounced on Charlie Rose’s PBS program on Monday that, if Mayor Richard Daley of Chicago resolves not to run for a seventh term, ... Read more...

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Ukraine Takes Pledge To Dispose Uranium Within Two Years


April 13th, 2010 - 9:42 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Washington, Apr 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich has declared that the country would be disposing its stocks of the nuclear material uranium with a period of two years. ... Read more...

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President Barack Obama’s High Cholesterol Due To His Sweet Tooth


March 2nd, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Washington, Mar 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It seems that United States President Barack Obama is indeed taking his doctor's advice seriously as the commander in chief was seen walking back to ... Read more...

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Obama’s New Nuclear Plant Brings Jobs to Georgia


February 17th, 2010 - 9:42 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Washington, Feb 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Tuesday, President Barack Obama unveiled his plans to break ground on the first nuclear power plant to be built since the horrible accident in 1979. ... Read more...

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USA Won’t Entertain Chinese Pressure To Cancel Dalai Lama And President Obama Meeting


February 14th, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Washington, Feb 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a move that might escalate the tension between USA and China, the White House has decided not to cancel the meeting between President Barack ... Read more...

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Sept. 11 Trial Shrouded In Uncertainty, Still


February 14th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Washington, Feb 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It is not yet clear what the Barack Obama administration would do with the much talked about September 11th Trial. The White House is still ... Read more...

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Ambulance Spotted In President Barack Obama’s Hawaii House Creates Panic


December 29th, 2009 - 6:44 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Hawaii, Dec. 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The failed terrorist attack to blast an aircraft on Christmas Day has panicked everyone to such an extent that the reports of a medical emergency ... Read more...

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Headley indictment ‘important day’ in fight against terror: Obama


December 8th, 2009 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 8 (IANS) President Barack Obama believes that the indictment of Pakistani-American terror suspect David Coleman Headley, charged with criminal conspiracy in the Mumbai terror attacks, is an ... Read more...

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Iran’s missile tests are a provocation, US says


September 29th, 2009 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 29 (DPA) Iran's move to test-fire missiles over the weekend has met with international criticism, with the US saying they fit into Tehran's pattern of provocation. White House spokesperson Robert Gibbs ... Read more...

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Obama to meet with Netanyahu, Abbas Tuesday


September 20th, 2009 - 5:51 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 20 (DPA) US President Barack Obama is to host a trilateral meeting Tuesday with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, the White House announced. The trilateral ... Read more...

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Holbrooke heads to Pakistan, Afghanistan and India


July 22nd, 2009 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 22 (IANS) US special envoy Richard Holbrooke is headed for Pakistan and Afghanistan on a trip that focuses on the plight of internal refugees and security issues ... Read more...

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US seeks to improve ties with Pakistan, Afghanistan during trilateral talks


May 3rd, 2009 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington,May 3 (ANI): The United States is hoping that the forthcoming trilateral talks with Pakistan and Afghanistan will help in improving ties between the countries, specially between neighboring Afghanistan and Pakistan.Briefing media ... Read more...

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US awaits shift in Pakistan’s dealings with Lashkar


December 11th, 2008 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 11 (IANS) Describing action taken so far by Pakistan in the wake of the Mumbai terror attacks as "serious and important steps", US has said it's awaiting a shift in ... Read more...

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US expects Pak to take tougher approach towards Lashkar


December 11th, 2008 - 10:43 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec.11 (ANI): The White House has said that it hoped Pakistan would shift to a tougher approach towards the Lashkar-e-Toiba, the group considered the prime suspect in perpetrating last months ... Read more...

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US to make Pakistan keep its word on Mumbai attacks


December 5th, 2008 - 10:09 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 5 (IANS) Making clear that to keep its word on fighting terror Pakistan needs to act with resolve and urgency and keep communication lines open with India, the US has ... Read more...

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US promises India any help in dealing with Mumbai attacks


December 4th, 2008 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 4 (IANS) The United States has told India that it was willing to help in any way it can and provide any type of assistance it may need in dealing ... Read more...

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US to hold Pakistan to commitment on Mumbai terror probe


December 2nd, 2008 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 2 (IANS) The US has said it would hold Pakistan to its commitment of cooperating with the investigation of the Mumbai terror attacks but Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice has ... Read more...

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US not aware if Osama is dead


November 20th, 2008 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 20 (ANI): A White House spokesperson has said that despite his continuing silence the US administration had no information whether Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden was dead.The statement ... Read more...

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GM shares tumble as US government ponders aid to auto industry


November 11th, 2008 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 11 (DPA) As Washington openly debated help for the beleaguered automobile industry, shares of General Motors plunged as much as 31 percent Monday as a Deutsche Bank AG analyst ... Read more...

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Bush wishes next president well, keeps low profile


November 5th, 2008 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 5 (ANI): A low-profile President George W Bush watched the election results from his White House residence, while hosting a birthday party for his wife, Laura.Even before one vote ... Read more...

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