NEW YORK - The United States says President Barack Obama’s visit to India in November will be a “defining moment” in the history of their ties as Washington has an important stake in India’s emergence as a global power.
NKorea’s Kim Jong Il promotes son to general
NEW YORK - The United States is hopeful of reaching solutions on the issues of US export controls, the visa fee hike and the Indian nuclear liability bill before President Barack Obama’s India visit in November.
ISLAMABAD - Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that a meeting with Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna is possible in New York, if New Delhi agrees to fresh proposals submitted by Islamabad, it was reported here Tuesday.
Chavez: Venezuela studying nuclear energy program
Tea Party Express hits the road for 2010 races
Emanuel decision near; likely to leave White House
Rome, Sep 28 (IANS/AKI) An Italian politician with close ties to Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has introduced a bill in the upper house of Italian parliament seeking ban on wearing burqua in public.
Nations warn Myanmar to free prisoners
UNITED NATIONS — Foreign ministers from key nations warned Myanmar’s military junta Monday that the release of political prisoners including detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is “essential” for upcoming elections to be seen as credible, the U.N. chief said.
Calif gov delays execution to allow appeals time
California governor delays execution by 45 hours
North Korea promotes Kim son to general
SEOUL, South Korea — North Korean leader Kim Jong Il promoted his youngest son to the rank of general in the Korean People’s Army, the state news agency reported early Tuesday, the clearest signal yet that the 20-something is on track to succeed his father in ruling the impoverished country.
Committed families shape and guide our children, preparing them for every obstacle they may encounter and encouraging them to overcome life's most demanding challenges. Today, our young people are exposed to negative influences that can lead to dangerous decisions, such as abusing drugs and alcohol. When parents, loved ones, and mentors take the time to educate youth about the risks they face, they can change attitudes and reduce the likelihood their loved ones will use alcohol and illicit drugs. On Family Day, we honor the devotion of parents and family members, and recognize their critical role in teaching our young people positive and healthy behaviors.
Clinton urges Syria on peace with Israel
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is pressing Syria to resume long-stalled peace talks with Israel as part of its push for broad settlement between Arab countries and the Jewish state.
Biden: Democratic base should ’stop whining’
On Monday, September 27, 2010, the President signed into law:
H.R. 6102, which extends a certification deadline related to the Secretary of the Navy’s authority to enter into multiyear contracts for F/A-18E/F and EA-18G fighter aircraft; and
AP Interview: Paladino says term won’t be ‘pretty’
Pyongyang, Sep 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The son of North Korean leader Kim Jong-il has been appointed as general, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK)’s official news agency KCNA said Monday.
Opposition hopes to rein in Chavez after election
Obama returning U. of Wis. to court young voters
O’Donnell gets his shot on MSNBC
NEW YORK — As Lawrence O’Donnell prepares to join MSNBC’s prime-time lineup, he’s proven that his years in politics have taught him the art of lowering expectations.
US ‘disappointed’ in Israel over settlements
Paige Eve Alexander, of Georgia, to be an Assistant Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development, vice Douglas Menarchik, resigned.
NKorea appears to give military rank to Kim son
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THE PRESIDENT: Thank you, everybody. (Applause.) Please have a seat. Thank you very much. Thank you so much. I am thrilled to be here on what is an exciting day.
Pa. State Police says bulletins caused headaches
Colombian Sen. Cordoba kicked out of Congress
Ben & Jerry’s to drop ‘All Natural’ from labels
Iran dissolves pro-reform parties
TEHRAN, Iran — Iran’s state TV says a court has ordered the dissolution of two major pro-reform political parties.
AP Interview: Paladino says his style won’t change
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THE PRESIDENT: Hey, everybody. Thanks for joining me today. Before I get to the questions I want to just take a minute to underscore something that is probably going to make as big a difference in our success as a nation as anything we do, and that's what we're trying to achieve to strengthen our nation’s higher education system. Our classrooms, our professors, our administrators, our students — you guys are going to drive future success of the United States.
Calif state court judge refuses to block execution
Opening Remarks by Dr. Jill Biden before the Higher Education Panel at NBC’s Education Nation Summit
“The Path to the American Dream: A survey on post-secondary education” – As Prepared for Delivery
Iraq: US should help break government deadlock
Chavez allies see congressional majority cut back
KOLKATA - India has urged Bangladesh to dismantle the camps of all northeast insurgent groups operating from within its territory, said a senior Border Security Force (BSF) official Monday. Bangladesh in turn has asked India to crack down on factories near the border illegally manufacturing phensedyl cough syrup that was being used as a popular drug.
GANDHINAGAR - The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party’s plea to the Gujarat Election Commission seeking rejection of the Congress nominees’ candidature in the Oct 10 polls to six municipal corporations was rejected Monday.
NEW DELHI - The Rajya Sabha is likely to have an independent TV channel to broadcast its proceedings from next month’s winter session of parliament, official sources said Monday.
DOD oversees destruction of classified war memoir
Lazio drops out of NY governor’s race, helping GOP
Ras Al Khaimah (UAE), Sep 27 (IANS/WAM) The strengthening of United Arab Emirates (UAE)-India bilateral ties was discussed at a meeting here of top officials of the two countries.
President Barack Obama Announces Presidential Delegation to the Federal Republic of Nigeria to Attend the 50th Anniversary Independence Celebration
President Barack Obama today announced the designation of a Presidential Delegation to the Federal Republic of Nigeria to attend the 50th Anniversary Independence Celebration on October 1, 2010.
APNewsBreak: Lazio drops out of NY governor’s race
Sudan calls for world to monitor referendum
DARJEELING - Trinamool Congress chief and union Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday promised a job to one family member of each of the eight martyrs of the Kargil war from Darjeeling.