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Obama unaware aunt living illegally in US: Report
Washington, Nov 2 (DPA) The campaign of Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama has said he was not aware that his Kenyan aunt was reportedly living in the US illegally, the Washington Post reported Sunday.

Sunday, November 02, 2008 11:49:18 AM

Russian warships to hold drills in Indian Ocean
Moscow, Nov 2 (RIA Novosti) Russian warships from the Pacific and Northern fleets will conduct exercises in the Indian Ocean later this year.

Sunday, November 02, 2008 10:53:47 AM

WTO rules against India on wine duties: US
Washington, Oct 31 (IANS) The US says the World Trade Organization (WTO) Appellate Body has ruled in its favour in its challenge against India's additional and extra-additional duties on wine, spirits and other agricultural and manufactured products.

Sunday, November 02, 2008 9:26:58 AM

US newspapers, magazines to slash thousands of jobs
New York, Nov 2 (Xinhua) Gannett Company Inc., the largest US newspaper chain, has announced that it will lay off about 10 percent of its workforce by early December.

Sunday, November 02, 2008 7:15:43 AM

Obama, McCain battle into last weekend before polls
Washington, Nov 2 (DPA) Leaving nothing to chance and taking no vote for granted, the two US presidential candidates kept up a frenetic pace Saturday as they plunged into the last weekend of campaigning before Tuesday's election.

Sunday, November 02, 2008 6:59:36 AM

Obama's aunt may be illegal immigrant: Report
Washington, Nov 2 (Xinhua) US Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama didn't know his aunt might be living illegally in the country, his campaign spokesman has said.

Sunday, November 02, 2008 6:24:38 AM

Comedians trick Palin with fake Sarkozy phone call
Washington, Nov 2 (DPA) Two Canadian comedians tricked US vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin into thinking she was talking to French President Nicolas Sarkozy Saturday.

Sunday, November 02, 2008 6:23:39 AM

220,000 Indians make US their home illegally
Washington, Nov 1 (IANS) An estimated 220,000 Indians have made the United States their home illegally with a whopping 81 percent increase in their number in last seven years, according to latest official figures.

Saturday, November 01, 2008 9:02:10 PM

Militants, not India, Pakistan's biggest threat: Obama
Washington, Nov 1 (IANS) Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama has said that the US needs to convince Pakistan's 'fledgling democratic government' that its 'biggest threat' is not India but militants within its own borders.

Saturday, November 01, 2008 8:35:35 PM

Crisis-hit US fears dumping by India, China: NYT
Washington, Nov 1 (IANS) In the midst of the global financial crisis, an influential US daily has raised the spectre of major producers like China and India dumping products in world markets and giving America another worry - deflation, or declining prices.

Saturday, November 01, 2008 8:14:32 PM

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