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Obama, Bush, Clinton to pay last respects to Mandela

Source: Politics Balla | Dec 7 2013, 6:22am CST | by IANS

Pretoria/Washington, Dec 7 (IANS) US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle will travel to South Africa next week to pay their last respects to anti-apartheid icon and South Africa's first black president Nelson Mandela.
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Obama seeks to reform domestic spying programmes

Source: Politics Balla | Aug 10 2013, 12:36am CDT | by IANS

Obama seeks to reform domestic spying programmes
Washington, Aug 10 (IANS) Amidst a public uproar over controversial US domestic surveillance programmes, President Barack Obama outlined four steps to prevent abuse of US intelligence gathering measures that he insisted had helped keep America safe.
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Obama's approval rating inches downward: Gallup

Source: Politics Balla | Jul 22 2013, 5:36pm CDT | by IANS

Obama's approval rating inches downward: Gallup
Washington, July 23 (IANS) US President Barack Obama's approval rating has dipped to 47.9 percent for the second consecutive quarter, according to a Gallup poll.
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School headmaster shot dead in Pakistan
Islamabad, Dec 4 (IANS) Unidentified gunmen Thursday killed the headmaster of a private school in Pakistan's Balochistan province.
 
Four more bodies recovered from sunken South Korean ship
Seoul, Dec 4 (IANS) Four more bodies were recovered Thursday from a sunken South Korean fishing ship in the Bering Sea, the foreign ministry here said.
 
Lesbian couple asked to desist in London restaurant
London, Dec 4 (IANS) A lesbian couple in a London restaurant was asked to desist by a staff member, who asked them to "stop what you are doing".
 
 

Obama nominates James Comey as next FBI director

Source: Politics Balla | Jun 22 2013, 1:10am CDT

Obama nominates James Comey as next FBI director
Washington, June 22 (IANS/EFE) US President Barack Obama Friday nominated James B. Comey, who served in the Justice Department under former President George W. Bush, to direct the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
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James Comey nominated as new FBI director

Source: Politics Balla | Jun 21 2013, 6:06pm CDT

James Comey nominated as new FBI director
Washington, June 22 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has nominated former deputy attorney general James Comey as the next director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).
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US not to rush to war in Syria: White House

Source: Politics Balla | Jun 16 2013, 9:12pm CDT

US not to rush to war in Syria: White House
Washington, June 17 (IANS) The US will not rush to war in Syria as it did in the past in the region, White House chief of staff Denis McDonough said Sunday.
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Global opinion of US leadership sinks: Gallup poll

Source: Politics Balla | Mar 14 2013, 1:54am CDT

Global opinion of US leadership sinks: Gallup poll
Washington, March 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) World opinion of American leadership has sunk to its lowest level in four years, says a new poll by the Gallup research firm.
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Another Bush launches political career

Source: Politics Balla | Mar 13 2013, 1:44am CDT

Another Bush launches political career
Washington, March 13 (IANS) A nephew of former US president George W. Bush and a grandson of former president George H.W. Bush has filed paperwork to run for Texas land commissioner next year.
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Obama praises courage of Rosa Parks

Source: Politics Balla | Feb 27 2013, 10:49pm CST

Obama praises courage of Rosa Parks
Washington, Feb 28 (IANS/EFE) President Barack Obama Wednesday praised the courage of Rosa Parks at a ceremony in the US Capitol where he dedicated the statue in honour of the civil rights activist.
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Australian researcher discovers first artwork by early human
Sydney, Dec 4 (IANS) An Australian researcher has discovered what is believed to be the first artwork created by a human. The simple zigzag pattern found on a fossilized shell from the Indonesian island of Java has...
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Insects compete with rats to clear garbage
New York, Dec 4 (IANS) Insects play a very important role in cleaning up cities and they compete with other pests like rats and pigeons in their endeavour, a study has said. Scientists sampled arthropods - such as...
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School headmaster shot dead in Pakistan
Islamabad, Dec 4 (IANS) Unidentified gunmen Thursday killed the headmaster of a private school in Pakistan's Balochistan province. Police officials said the armed men opened fire at the vehicle of Zahid Ali,...
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Four more bodies recovered from sunken South Korean ship
Seoul, Dec 4 (IANS) Four more bodies were recovered Thursday from a sunken South Korean fishing ship in the Bering Sea, the foreign ministry here said. This increased the toll to 16, including six South Koreans and 10...
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Lesbian couple asked to desist in London restaurant
London, Dec 4 (IANS) A lesbian couple in a London restaurant was asked to desist by a staff member, who asked them to "stop what you are doing". Lydia Cawson, 29, said that she and her girlfriend were asked by a staff...
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Oxford Dictionaries to add 1,000 new words
London, Dec 4 (IANS) 'Mamil' (middle-aged man in Lycra), 'silvertail' (a person who is socially prominent or who displays social aspirations) and 'crony capitalism' are among the 1,000 new words to be added to...
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Oceans play key role in global 'warming hiatus'
London, Dec 4 (IANS) Increased heat uptake across three oceans - North Atlantic, the Southern Ocean and Equatorial Pacific Ocean - is the likely cause of the 'warming hiatus' -- the current decade-long slowdown in...
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Novel imaging to identify if TB drugs are working
Washington, Dec 4 (IANS) Tuberculosis patients who are not cured of the infection can develop multi-drug resistant TB and have to take as many as six drugs for two years. Now, researchers at University of Pittsburgh...
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PM makes first appointment to High Court of Australia
Canberra, Dec 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Tony Abbott's government Thursday appointed former Victorian Supreme Court judge Geoffrey Nettle as the next Justice of the High Court of Australia. Attorney General George...
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18 suspected militants killed in Pakistan airstrikes
Islamabad, Dec 4 (IANS) At least 18 suspected militants were killed Thursday in airstrikes conducted by Pakistan Air Force fighter jets in North Waziristan. According to officials, the airstrikes were conducted in...
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