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Obama faces stormy waters as 44th US president
Washington, Jan 14 (DPA) No US president in recent memory has entered office facing such huge crises or such enormous expectations as Barack Obama.

Wednesday, January 14, 2009 7:26:24 AM

Newspapers plan special issues for Obama inauguration
New York, Jan 14 (DPA) Many US newspapers are planning special commemorative issues to mark the Jan 20 inauguration of Barack Obama as president, the trade journal Editor and Publisher reported.

Wednesday, January 14, 2009 6:41:25 AM

US research firm foresees decline in global IT spending
San Francisco, Jan 14 (Xinhua) Global purchases of information technology goods and services may decline by three percent in 2009, ending seven years of growth, US research firm Forrester said in its latest report on global IT market outlook

Wednesday, January 14, 2009 6:24:49 AM

FARC rebels kill four people in southern Colombia
Bogota, Jan 14 (IANS) Four people were killed and 11 others injured by Colombian rebels in southern Narino Province, EFE reported Tuesday.

Wednesday, January 14, 2009 6:00:12 AM

Yahoo to name Carol Bartz as CEO: Report
San Francisco, Jan 14 (Xinhua) Yahoo Inc. is expected to name Carol Bartz, former head of software company Autodesk, as its next chief executive officer (CEO), Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday.

Wednesday, January 14, 2009 4:25:52 AM

Bush says 'Cuba will be free from tyranny one day'
Washington, Jan 14 (IANS) US President George W. Bush Tuesday expressed solidarity with the Cuban people and assured them that one day they would be free from Raul Castro's 'cruel dictatorship', EFE reported.

Wednesday, January 14, 2009 3:50:04 AM

Bush awards highest US honour to Blair, Howard, Uribe
Washington, Jan 14 (DPA) US President George W. Bush honoured three longtime friends and allies with the highest US civilian honour Tuesday, bestowing the Presidential Medal of Freedom on former British prime minister Tony Blair, former Australian prime minister John Howard and Colombian President Alvaro Uribe.

Wednesday, January 14, 2009 2:16:32 AM

Raju Narisetti named Washington Post managing editor
Washington, Jan 13 (IANS) The Washington Post Tuesday named two managing editors, one of them a person of Indian origin and the other the first woman to hold that title in the paper's history to speed up the merger of the company's print and online newsrooms.

Tuesday, January 13, 2009 11:13:23 PM

Citigroup exploring brokerage unit's merger with Morgan Stanley
New York, Jan 13 (DPA) Citigroup is in talks to merge its brokerage unit, Smith Barney, with rival Morgan Stanley, the US bank said in New York Tuesday.

Tuesday, January 13, 2009 11:10:37 PM

Clinton affirms commitment to resolving Mideast conflict
Washington, Jan 13 (DPA) US secretary of state-designate Hillary Clinton said Tuesday that the Obama administration will put 'every effort' forward to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Tuesday, January 13, 2009 11:10:10 PM

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