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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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14 killed in Honduras bus crash
Tegucigalpa, Nov 1 (IANS) At least 14 people were killed and scores injured when a bus carrying them plunged into a ravine in western Honduras, media reports said Friday. | by IANS
 
US urges peaceful transition of power in Burkina Faso
Washington, Nov 1 (IANS) The US Friday called for a "peaceful" transition of power in Burkina Faso, but refused to label the military's take-over as a coup. | by IANS
 
Three Iraqis arrested on terror charges in Switzerland
Geneva, Nov 1 (IANS) Swiss authorities Friday said they arrested three Iraqi nationals suspected of planning a terrorist attack in Europe. | 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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US urges peaceful transition of power in Burkina Faso
Washington, Nov 1 (IANS) The US Friday called for a "peaceful" transition of power in Burkina Faso, but refused to label the military's take-over as a coup. "We underscored our commitment to peaceful transitions of...
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'Interstellar' about bonds of love: Jessica Chastain
Los Angeles, Nov 1 (IANS) Actress Jessica Chastain says that her forthcoming science fiction "Interstellar" is also about fathers and the bonds of love. In the movie, she plays Matthew McConaughey's character's...
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Chinese unmanned lunar orbiter returns home
Beijing, Nov 1 (IANS) China succeeded Saturday in the world's first mission to the Moon and back, becoming the third nation to do so after the former Soviet Union and the US. The test lunar orbiter, nicknamed "Xiaofei...
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Avril Lavigne feels 'a bit lost'
Avril Lavigne feels ''a bit lost'' amid rumors her marriage to Chad Kroeger is on the rocks. The 'Here's to Never Growing Up' singer, who recently celebrated her 30th birthday without her husband, reportedly thinks her...
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Scott Disick is battling severe anxiety
Scott Disick admits his anxiety makes him ''literally want to jump out of my skin.'' The 31-year-old reality TV star - whose longtime girlfriend Kourtney Kardashian is set to give birth to their third child in December...
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Demi Lovato wants to be 'sexier' this Halloween
Demi Lovato says working out has boosted her confidence. The 22-year-old singer, who sought treatment for a number of issues, including an eating disorder, in rehab in late 2010, is planning to wear a ''sexier''...
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Usher's son is his toughest critic
Usher's son doesn't think he's a great singer. The 'She Came To Give It To You' hitmaker admits his youngest child, Nayvid, five, is very critical of his performances. The 36-year-old star said: ''He doesn't care about...
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Rogen may star in Steve Jobs biopic
Los Angeles, Nov 1 (IANS) Actor Seth Rogen is reportedly in talks with Sony studio to star as Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak in their upcoming Steve Jobs biopic. "Zero Dark Thirty" star Jessica Chastain is also being...
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Lindsay Lohan denies dating Tom Cruise
London, Nov 1 (IANS) Actress Lindsay Lohan has denied she's secretly dating actor Tom Cruise. The duo reportedly swapped numbers here recently, and have been meeting up since. But now Lohan's representative said the...
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Three Iraqis arrested on terror charges in Switzerland
Geneva, Nov 1 (IANS) Swiss authorities Friday said they arrested three Iraqi nationals suspected of planning a terrorist attack in Europe. The office of the attorney general of Switzerland said in a statement that the...
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