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Obama expands federal benefits to same-sex partners
Washington, June 18 (DPA) US President Barack Obama Wednesday extended some benefits for government workers to same-sex partners in a bid to give them greater equality.

Thursday, June 18, 2009 7:03:54 AM

Major US banks pay back emergency government loans
Washington, June 18 (DPA) A number of major US banks Wednesday returned emergency loans of more than $68 billion that they had received from the government at the height of the financial crisis in October.

Thursday, June 18, 2009 6:25:02 AM

US stocks fall for third day
New York, June 18 (DPA) Most US stocks dropped for a third straight day Wednesday, led by banks, after President Barack Obama unveiled regulatory reforms, but technology stocks served as a bright spot.

Thursday, June 18, 2009 4:14:05 AM

US calls on Iran to transparently resolve election dispute
Washington, June 18 (DPA) The US urged Iran Wednesday to transparently resolve the dispute over its presidential election, which has sparked days of massive protests and international criticism.

Thursday, June 18, 2009 3:15:36 AM

US seeks broader security relations with India
Washington, June 17 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has advocated the expansion of broader security relationship between India and the US with increased cooperation on counter-terrorism and intelligence sharing.

Thursday, June 18, 2009 1:28:07 AM

Obama administration fully committed to implementing N-deal: Clinton
Washington, June 18 (IANS) The Obama administration is fully committed to implementing the landmark India-US civil nuclear deal, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has declared noting that it had 'removed the final barrier to broader cooperation between us.'

Thursday, June 18, 2009 12:00:34 AM

Obama administration committed to deepening ties with India: Clinton
Washington, June 17 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Wednesday declared that the Obama administration was 'clearly committed to furthering and deepening relationship with India in every way possible'.

Wednesday, June 17, 2009 11:21:36 PM

DiCaprio brings his love for gambling in new movie
New York, June 17 (IANS) Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio is bringing his love of poker to the big screen, as he explores the murky world of online gambling in a new movie.

Wednesday, June 17, 2009 11:06:57 PM

Obama unveils US financial regulatory overhaul
Washington, June 17 (DPA) President Barack Obama proposed massive changes Wednesday to how the US regulates its financial industry, hoping to win new government powers that could prevent the next economic crisis from taking place.

Wednesday, June 17, 2009 10:20:41 PM

Wine in a box 'good' not 'gauche'
Toronto, June 17 (IANS) Does the thought of wine in a box turn you off? You may change your reaction as scientists have discovered that boxed wine can help reduce levels of substances that contribute odours to wine and lower its quality.

Wednesday, June 17, 2009 5:29:04 PM

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