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Hillary gets authority to report on n-deal to Congress
Washington, April 29 (IANS) The India-US civil nuclear deal moved a step closer to implementation with President Barack Obama delegating his functions and authority to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to make the specified report on the accord to Congress.

Thursday, April 29, 2010 8:53:53 AM

Manmohan Singh-Gilani meeting good for region: US
Washington, April 29 (IANS) The United States has expressed support for the meeting between Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his Pakistani counterpart Yousuf Raza Gilani in Thimphu on the sidelines of SAARC summit, saying that' s 'good for the region'.

Thursday, April 29, 2010 8:53:07 AM

US oil spill could reach Louisiana shore by Friday
Washington, April 29 (DPA) Oil from an under-sea well that is spurting masses of crude oil could be carried onto the sensitive shoreline of Louisiana by Friday, US officials said Wednesday.

Thursday, April 29, 2010 8:18:07 AM

Search for life to shape future space exploration
Washington, April 29 (DPA) The search for life will be a key part of future space exploration, a scientist involved in reviewing scientific endeavours in space said Wednesday.

Thursday, April 29, 2010 6:35:46 AM

Passenger flight in US diverted after terror threat
Washington, April 29 (IANS) A flight carrying 45 passengers from Houston to Washington was diverted Wednesday after a message threatening a terror attack was found in the plane's washroom, officials said.

Thursday, April 29, 2010 5:29:14 AM

Iran president applies for US visa to attend NPT summit
New York, April 29 (DPA) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has applied for a visa to attend a nuclear non-proliferation conference at the United Nations in New York next month, US officials confirmed Wednesday.

Thursday, April 29, 2010 5:00:24 AM

5.5-magnitude earthquake hits Myanmar
New York, April 29 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale struck Myanmar, the US Geological Survey said Thursday.

Thursday, April 29, 2010 4:14:06 AM

US central bank keeps interest rates at record low
Washington, April 28 (DPA) The US Federal Reserve continued to keep interest rates at a record low of near 0 percent to help fuel a recovery in the world's largest economy.

Wednesday, April 28, 2010 11:54:19 PM

First US wind farm approved
Washington, April 28 (DPA) President Barack Obama's administration Wednesday approved construction of the first offshore US wind farm near the Massachusetts coastline, backing a project fiercely opposed by locals, including the state's late senator Ted Kennedy.

Wednesday, April 28, 2010 11:52:43 PM

India set to have direct access to Headley
Washington/New Delhi/Thimphu, April 28 (IANS) India seems set to get direct access to Pakistani American terror suspect David Coleman Headley, a key plotter in the 26/11 Mumbai attack, with the US agreeing to take 'suitable steps' after a 'very positive' meeting between top legal officers of the two countries.

Wednesday, April 28, 2010 8:55:41 PM

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