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Tea party favorite Paul wins Senate in Kentucky

November 3, 2010 12:08:21 pm

Kentucky Republican Rand Paul has been elected to the U.S. Senate,riding tea party support and strong criticism of President Barack Obama to victory.

Republican Coats returns to US Senate from Indiana

November 3, 2010 12:07:02 pm

Republican Dan Coats will return to the U.S. Senate from Indiana after leaving the chamber a decade ago to work as a lobbyist.

Majority Leader Harry Reid re-elected in Nevada

November 3, 2010 12:05:19 pm

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is going back to Congress.

‘India to put in place robust framework after Obama visit’

October 26, 2010 1:58:22 pm

Sources said objective of New Delhi from this visit is to 'consolidate the progress achieved'.

Pakistani-American Shahzad sentenced to life

October 5, 2010 10:21:58 pm

Faisal Shahzad pleaded guilty 100 times to plotting the botched Times Square bombing this May.

Obama: ‘I am a Christian by choice’

September 29, 2010 4:01:40 am

Teachings of Jesus Christ inspired the kind of life I would want to lead,says the US president.

US delegation walks out of Iran leader’s UN speech

September 24, 2010 3:04:29 am

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad evoked US government involvement in the September 11 attacks.

World’s oldest man marks 114th birthday in US

September 22, 2010 3:27:25 am

An American believed to be the world's oldest man is celebrating his 114th birthday.

Pressure on WikiLeaks founder to step down: Report

September 7, 2010 1:14:36 pm

Assange is under investigation after two Swedish women separately accused him of rape and molestation.

BP capturing oil from Gulf gusher,Obama slams firm

June 5, 2010 8:58:59 am

BP began capturing some oil spewing from its ruptured Gulf of Mexico well on Friday as President Barack Obama warned the company against skimping on compensation to residents and businesses hurt by the 46-day-old spill.

Facebook deletes Osama Bin Laden account

April 19, 2010 9:32:26 am

Facebook has disabled an account under the name of Osama Bin Laden,which posted extremist Islamic content and had garnered over 1,000 'fans'.

Sikh Summit to be held in Washington in May

April 6, 2010 1:15:51 pm

A Sikh advocacy group announced on Tuesdat to organise a Sikh Summit here in May.

US may ban junk food in schools

March 18, 2010 9:12:41 am

The bill would ban junk food sales in US schools and instead boost healthy school lunch

Holbrooke avoids ‘K’ word;Slams attempt to link it with Afghan

March 3, 2010 4:39:52 pm

Richard Holbrooke on Wednesday rubbished Pakistan's attempt to link the Kashmir issue with the American approach to stabilise Afghanistan.

Afghan admitted NY bomb plot to save mother: Source

February 23, 2010 2:32:00 pm

The Afghan immigrant who pleaded guilty to plotting a suicide bomb attack on New York City subways with al Qaeda training did so after federal investigators threatened to jail his mother for an immigration offense.

US is world’s laziest country: Survey

February 18, 2010 3:10:11 pm

Americans are the laziest people on the planet,according to a new survey.

Obama gives pep talks to students

September 9, 2009 12:14:53 pm

In his speech,Obama challenged the nation's students to take pride and ownership in their education.

16 indicted in California in drug-smuggling probe

August 27, 2009 9:46:30 am

Sixteen people were indicted and hundreds of pounds of cocaine seized in a sting against Mexico's notorious Sinaloa drug cartel,California Attorney General Jerry Brown said.

US recession pains minorities

July 31, 2009 12:59:55 pm

The recession has delivered a disproportionate blow to blacks and Hispanics,yet minorities are more optimistic.

Flu pandemic likely even as Mexico cases easing

May 3, 2009 11:22:29 am

Mexico's swine flu outbreak appeared to be easing on Saturday with a decrease in serious cases. But world health officials warned the unpredictable virus could still become a pandemic.

Taliban,Al Qaeda have shown ‘considerable resilience’

April 28, 2009 8:53:21 am

Backed with their safe haven in Pak,drug money and foreign donations,Al Qaeda and the Taliban have been able to demonstrate considerable resilience,a top US General said.

Gunman holds crew on passenger jet in Jamaica

April 20, 2009 2:36:07 pm

A gunman was holding five crew members on a commercial jet in Jamaica after all passengers on the aircraft were released,authorities said.

Indo-Canadian N-deal soon: Montek

April 17, 2009 1:59:47 pm

After sealing nuclear fuel supply deals with Russia and France,India is ‘very close’ to inking a similar agreement with Canada.

Obamas’ puppy to be called April 1st

April 10, 2009 10:18:11 am

The Obamas are yet to bring home a new puppy,but the President's elder daughter Sasha has already chosen a name.