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Washington closed as 'snowquester' hits US capital

Source: Politics Balla | Mar 6 2013, 9:56am CST | by Luigi Lugmayr

Washington closed as 'snowquester' hits US capital
Washington, March 6 (IANS) Schools, colleges and many government offices in Washington metro area were closed as a massive snow storm nicknamed "snowquester" by punsters hit the American capital after setting snowfall records in Chicago.
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Washington braces as Chicago sets snowfall record

Source: Politics Balla | Mar 5 2013, 11:31pm CST | by Luigi Lugmayr

Washington braces as Chicago sets snowfall record
Washington, March 6 (IANS) The American capital braced as a massive storm headed its way after breaking a snowfall record in Chicago and prompting the cancellation of more than 1,000 flights for Wednesday.
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It kills me not to be president, says Romney

Source: Politics Balla | Mar 3 2013, 11:04pm CST | by Luigi Lugmayr

It kills me not to be president, says Romney
Washington, March 4 (IANS) As President Barack Obama faces one crisis after another, Mitt Romney, his Republican opponent in the November election, says "it kills me" not to be in the White House finding solutions to the nation's problems.
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Tunisians start voting in parliamentary elections
Tunis, Oct 26 (IANS) Tunisians went to polls Sunday to elect their first full parliament under a new constitution passed earlier this year. | by IANS
 
25 killed in Syrian airstrikes
Damascus, Oct 26 (IANS) The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights Sunday said that 25 people were killed during Syrian airstrikes in Homs province. | by IANS
 
Ukraine votes in parliamentary polls
Kiev, Oct 26 (IANS) Ukrainians Sunday started to cast their votes to elect the new parliament, a 450-seat single-house legislative body. | by IANS
 
 

Obama mixes Star Wars and Star Trek metaphors

Source: Politics Balla | Mar 2 2013, 1:26am CST | by Luigi Lugmayr

Obama mixes Star Wars and Star Trek metaphors
Washington, Mar 2 (IANS) President Barack Obama mixed Star Wars and Star Trek metaphors as he explained why he could not force the Republicans and Democrats to a deal to replace the forced spending cuts that kicked in Friday.
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President Obama blasts Senate Republicans on deficit reduction battle

Source: Politics Balla | Mar 1 2013, 1:24pm CST | by Jeffrey B. Roth

President Obama blasts Senate Republicans on deficit reduction battleSequester
President Barack Obama is laying blame for the stalemate on the deficit reduction issue on Republican refusal to raise taxes on the wealthy and corporations.
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Second MERS case reported in Qatar
Doha, Oct 23 (IANS) A 43-year-old man in Qatar has tested positive for Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) in the second confirmed case of the deadly virus in 10 days, media reported Thursday. The patient had...
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Two people die in Pakistan bomb blast
Islamabad, Oct 23 (IANS) At least two people were killed and 12 others injured in an explosion that took place in Pakistan's Balochistan province Thursday, media reported. The bomb was planted on a motorcycle, Dawn...
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Trott extends contract with Warwickshire till 2017
London, Oct 23 (IANS) England batsman Jonathan Trott, whose mental issues led to his abrupt departure from last winter's Ashes tour, has confirmed his successful comeback to competitive cricket by signing a new three-...
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Srikanth, Kashyap big movers in BWF rankings
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 23 (IANS) Indian men shuttlers Kidambi Srikanth and Parupalli Kashyap jumped seven places each in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings released Thursday while Olympic bronze medallist...
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Alvin Stardust dead
London, Oct 23 (IANS) English singer Alvin Stardust died after a short illness. He was 72. Stardust's manager confirmed the news about his demise Thursday, reports mirror.co.uk. He was recently diagnosed with...
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Indian man reunited with family after 40 years
Dubai, Oct 23 (IANS) An Indian man, who had disappeared from his hometown in Kerala nearly 40 years ago, has been found by his family at a hospital in Dubai in the UAE, a newspaper report said. Now in his 60s, Abdulla...
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Srikanth, Kashyap, Saina rise in world rankings
Kala Lumpur, Oct 23 (IANS) Indian men shuttlers Kidambi Srikanth and Parupalli Kashyap jumped seven places each in the latest released Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings Thursday while Olympic bronze medallist...
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Flintoff signs for Big Bash side Brisbane Heat
Brisbane, Oct 23 (IANS) Former England captain and all-rounder Andrew Flintoff, who retired from international cricket in 2009, Wednesday confirmed that he will play for Brisbane Heat in the Big Bash League (BBL) this...
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OPEC daily basket price falls again
Vienna, Oct 23 (IANS/WAM) The basket of 12 crude oils of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) closed at $81.94 a barrel Wednesday compared to $82.09 Tuesday, the OPEC Secretariat said. The new OPEC...
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Lopez to sign multi-million dollar deal?
Los Angeles, Oct 23 (IANS) Singer-actress Jennifer Lopez is reportedly in the final stages of securing a multi-million dollar deal to perform in Las Vegas. The 45-year-old is being offered $350,000 per show at The...
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