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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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Iranian hardliners form 'chastity patrols'
Tehran, Sep 19 (IANS/EFE) "Chastity patrols", created by an Iranian paramilitary group, are patrolling the streets of Iran to force women to go "well covered" in public. | by IANS
 
UN urges diplomatic accord on Iran's n-programme
United Nations, Sep 19 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has urged a comprehensive agreement on Iran's nuclear programme at an early date. | by IANS
 
'No losers, only partners with Afghan unity government'
United Nations, Sep 19 (IANS) Head of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA), Jan Kubis said there is "no better way forward" other than a unity government in the crisis-torn country. | 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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Iranian hardliners form 'chastity patrols'
Tehran, Sep 19 (IANS/EFE) "Chastity patrols", created by an Iranian paramilitary group, are patrolling the streets of Iran to force women to go "well covered" in public. At the beginning of summer, trendy Iranian...
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Sophia Loren celebrates 80th birthday with an exhibition
Los Angeles, Sep 19 (IANS) Italian actress Sophia Loren, who will turn 80 Saturday, will celebrate her birthday with an exhibition displaying her most prized possessions in Mexico. The Oscar winner's belongings,...
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Liam Neeson scared of heights
New York, Sep 19 (IANS) Actor Liam Neeson may be known as a action star, but there is one thing that terrifies him: Heights. The 62-year-old actor admits he suffers from acrophobia and can't even manage to stand on a...
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Jeptoo targets history in Chicago Marathon
Nairobi, Sep 19 (IANS) History will be beckoning for Boston Marathon champion Rita Jeptoo of Kenya when she lines up at the Chicago City course for the 42km race Oct 12. Jeptoo is chasing her maiden win in the World...
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UN urges diplomatic accord on Iran's n-programme
United Nations, Sep 19 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has urged a comprehensive agreement on Iran's nuclear programme at an early date. Ban made the appeal at a meeting Thursday with visiting Iranian Foreign...
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Bieber, Gomez moving in together?
Los Angeles, Sep 19 (IANS) Singer Justin Bieber has reportedly asked his girlfriend Selena Gomez to move into his house here. As per a report in hollywoodlife.com, Bieber, who rekindled his romance with Gomez recently...
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Smoking causes urological diseases
Vienna, Sep 19 (IANS) Smoking leads to a number of urological diseases, experts said. Reduced fertility, impotence, and bladder carcinoma are problems caused by smoking, the Association of Austrian Urologists (BVU)...
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Lily Allen shares tips for applying eyeliner
London, Sep 19 (IANS) Singer Lily Allen may have popular make-up artists taking care of her looks, but she knows it takes practise to perfect the art of applying eyeliner. In an interview with Now magazine, she said "...
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Baek readies himself for Asia-Pacific Golf Championship
Tokyo, Sep 19 (IANS) Korea's Baek Seuk-hyun is relishing the prospect of teeing up against some of the best players from the Asian Tour and Japan at next week's Asia-Pacific Open Golf Championship Diamond Cup....
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'No losers, only partners with Afghan unity government'
United Nations, Sep 19 (IANS) Head of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA), Jan Kubis said there is "no better way forward" other than a unity government in the crisis-torn country. "There is no better way...
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