'West wages war to salvage its economy'
Tue, 03 May 2011 10:08:46 GMT
The West has launched its decade-long war in the Middle East and Central Asia to rescue its ailing economy, a Middle East expert says.

'Obama can't use Osama in election'
Tue, 03 May 2011 08:03:04 GMT
US President Barack Obama probable use of the alleged killing of al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden would not be an effective campaign material in the country's upcoming election, a political analyst says.

'Bin Laden plans drive US to bankruptcy'
Tue, 03 May 2011 05:48:21 GMT
Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, whether dead or alive, has succeeded in his promise to drive the United States into bankruptcy, a US politician says.

US asks: Did Pakistan help Bin Laden?
Tue, 03 May 2011 02:28:40 GMT
Pressure is mounting on Pakistan to explain how Osama bin Laden had managed to hide out in a compound near a Pakistani military base in Abbottabad for several years.

Bin Laden death brings joy to US
Mon, 02 May 2011 17:23:10 GMT
The killing of Osama bin Laden has prompted thousands of people to gather at Ground Zero in New York -- the site of the September 11, 2001 attacks.

Bush vows his war will go on
Mon, 02 May 2011 14:53:05 GMT
Former US President George W. Bush has said that his "War on Terror" would continue despite the death of al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden.

US to continue fight against al-Qaeda
Mon, 02 May 2011 14:22:47 GMT
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says Washington would not stop fighting al-Qaeda despite the killing of Osama bin Laden by American forces.

'Pakistan in dark on bin Laden operation'
Mon, 02 May 2011 08:02:09 GMT
The United States did not notify the Pakistani government about the US operation that killed al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, says a US official.

Obama signs state disaster declaration
Mon, 02 May 2011 06:21:42 GMT
Following fatal tornadoes and flooding, US President Barack Obama has signed a disaster declaration for the State of Tennessee.

Travel alert issued after bin Laden death
Mon, 02 May 2011 05:14:16 GMT
The US has issued a global travel warning for all American citizens following the killing of al-Qaeda leader, Osama bin Laden.

Obama declares Osama bin Laden dead
Mon, 02 May 2011 03:04:20 GMT
The United States President Barack Obama has announced that al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was killed by US forces after he was found hiding in a compound in Pakistan.

US gas prices rise as big oil profits
Sun, 01 May 2011 18:20:05 GMT
Gasoline prices continue to rise across the US with some gas stations charging over five-dollars a gallon, as oil and gas companies enjoy record profits.

Fugitive prisoner shoots four in Mass.
Sun, 01 May 2011 10:06:50 GMT
One man has been shot dead and three others wounded after a shootout between a fugitive prisoner and police officers in the US state of Massachusetts.

Ohio murder suspect killed in shootout
Sun, 01 May 2011 08:43:23 GMT
A man suspected of killing four people in an Ohio home has been killed in a shootout with police that also injured three officers.

US gasoline prices surpass $4
Sat, 30 Apr 2011 17:55:17 GMT
As oil companies rake in record profits in the first-quart earnings, the price of gas at the pump has risen to more than USD 4 per gallon in the United States.

US bans non-Israel-friendly ad
Sat, 30 Apr 2011 15:56:20 GMT
The media conglomerate Clear Channel has pulled an advertisement, which calls on Israel to respect the rights of Palestinians, from Seattle billboards.

US tornado death toll surpasses 360
Sat, 30 Apr 2011 12:38:23 GMT
The death toll from tornadoes in the southern United States continues to rise with 361people confirmed dead, in what is the second deadliest tornado-related disaster in US history.

Five more US banks shuttered
Sat, 30 Apr 2011 05:47:20 GMT
With the US economy in doldrums, regulators have shuttered five more banks in Florida, Michigan and Georgia, bringing to 39 the total number of bank failures in 2011.

'RFK hit man was Manchurian candidate'
Sat, 30 Apr 2011 00:19:08 GMT
Lawyers for convicted assassin Sirhan Sirhan claim that he was manipulated in a mind control plot to kill Senator Robert F. Kennedy and that Kennedy was not shot by bullets from Sirhan's gun.

Tornado death toll rises to 350 in US
Fri, 29 Apr 2011 22:28:14 GMT
The death toll from the disastrous tornado outbreak across six southern states has soared to at least 350, making it the deadliest tornado incident to hit the United States in 80 years.

US N-plants not ready for long blackouts
Fri, 29 Apr 2011 18:15:10 GMT
America's top nuclear regulator voices doubt about the readiness of US reactors to cope with a days-long power outage similar to Japan's Fukushima Daiichi plant.

Palin sued USD 100k over conspiracy
Fri, 29 Apr 2011 16:52:09 GMT
A lawsuit has been brought against Sarah Palin, demanding her to pay thousands of dollars for punishing an Alaskan citizen who criticized the traffic situation around her residence.

Russia offers US help after tornado
Fri, 29 Apr 2011 14:53:23 GMT
Moscow offers to help Washington tackle the aftermath of the tornadoes and violent storms that have claimed 313 lives in the southern part of the US.

Obama to re-push immigration reform
Fri, 29 Apr 2011 12:00:43 GMT
US President Barack Obama urges a major attempt to pass the comprehensive immigration reform, an issue with potential deep implications for the 2012 presidential elections.

US actress claims abuse in TSA patdown
Fri, 29 Apr 2011 05:46:52 GMT
Actress and former Miss USA Susie Castillo says she has been physically violated during a pat-down by an airport security guard in the US state of Texas.

US storms kill 313 across 9 states
Fri, 29 Apr 2011 05:02:12 GMT
A massive spring storm system tearing through central and southern United States, has left over 300 people dead across nine states, emergency officials say.

Obama names new natl. security team
Thu, 28 Apr 2011 23:42:24 GMT
US President Barak Obama has appointed a top military commander as the Central Intelligence Agency director, while giving the former CIA chief a military job in Afghanistan.

'US econ. growth slowed in 1st quarter'
Thu, 28 Apr 2011 21:18:44 GMT
US economic growth has been slowed down in the first quarter, mainly by sharp cuts to government spending and higher fuel and food prices, official data show.

US Afghan war support wanes: Poll
Thu, 28 Apr 2011 11:08:52 GMT
A new extensive poll in the United States has shown a declining public approval of US President Barack Obama's war strategy in Afghanistan.

Obama shows birth certificate amid row
Thu, 28 Apr 2011 01:49:26 GMT
The White House has released copies of US President Barack Obama's original long-form birth certificate in an attempt to dampen down speculation that he was born overseas.

US Fed frets over unemployment, debt
Thu, 28 Apr 2011 00:48:43 GMT
US Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke has admitted that the country's massive unemployment and debt remain as two major stumbling blocks for a true economic recovery.

'Obama reshuffles natl. security team'
Thu, 28 Apr 2011 00:25:57 GMT
US Army General David Petraeus is set to replace Leon Panetta as the next CIA director as part of a major shakeup of President Obama's national security team, reports say.

US cop punches woman in the face
Wed, 27 Apr 2011 21:44:20 GMT
A shocking video has emerged showing an off-duty Atlanta officer punching a woman in the face, an incident that has triggered outrage amid rampant police brutality across the US.

US states entangled in pension crisis
Wed, 27 Apr 2011 13:14:15 GMT
The upshot of a recently released study suggests that more than half of all states in America are short of funds for the retirement benefits they have promised to pensioners.

US braces for big hurricane season
Wed, 27 Apr 2011 04:58:09 GMT
As the US hurricane season approaches, a leading weather forecaster predicts severe weather conditions and heavy storms for the US mainland, especially in the oil-rich Gulf of Mexico region.

Guantanamo house of horrors cover-up
Wed, 27 Apr 2011 02:16:11 GMT
US Department of Defense doctors and psychologists at Guantanamo Bay have covered up evidence of torture at the facility, the authors of a new study say.

'Child sex trafficking rampant in US'
Tue, 26 Apr 2011 15:10:24 GMT
An FBI bulletin shows that 100,000 to 300,000 American children are at the risk of becoming victims of sex traffickers which is turning into a "problem of epidemic proportion."

'Pentagon tops US security threats list'
Tue, 26 Apr 2011 13:59:30 GMT
The cash stripped US starts to doubt its extravagant military spending as analysts launch a rare criticism of the army as a budget cancer is threatening the country's security.

Storms in Arkansas claim seven lives
Tue, 26 Apr 2011 11:56:36 GMT
Heavy storms and tornadoes have ripped through southern and central states of the US, leaving at least seven people dead and forcing many others to flee from the flooding.

US Rights group slams pupil suspension
Tue, 26 Apr 2011 08:53:03 GMT
A US rights group has taken a swipe at Long Island district's education officials for suspending students that protested against budget cuts.

Child sex trafficking, 'epidemic' in US
Tue, 26 Apr 2011 07:55:25 GMT
A recent FBI law enforcement bulletin says child sex trafficking is a “problem of epidemic proportion” that threatens 300,000 American children.

Climate change cuts US water supplies
Tue, 26 Apr 2011 06:30:52 GMT
The US Department of the Interior says climate change will cut water flow in the west of the country causing water shortage for millions in the region.

US investigating war contractor con jobs
Tue, 26 Apr 2011 02:10:22 GMT
The US Commission on Wartime Contracting says hired contractors in Iraq and Afghanistan have been caught bilking billions of dollars from the United States government.

Swift US healthcare law review rejected
Mon, 25 Apr 2011 18:19:59 GMT
The US Supreme Court has rejected a call from Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli to speed up a ruling on President Barack Obama's healthcare overhaul.

Nissan recalls 196,000 SUVs in US
Mon, 25 Apr 2011 15:09:21 GMT
US safety regulators say Nissan Motor has recalled nearly 196,000 cars due to the possibility that road salt and water could collect to cause a loss of steering.

Poll: Retirement outlook gloomy in US
Mon, 25 Apr 2011 12:48:24 GMT
A new survey has indicated that a majority of non-retired Americans are pessimistic about the financial status after their retirement.

Leaked files: Innocent tortured at Gitmo
Mon, 25 Apr 2011 08:20:22 GMT
Recently leaked documents show that the US military knowingly held and tortured hundreds of innocent people at the Guantanamo Bay prison for years.

US debt cuts exclude military spending
Mon, 25 Apr 2011 05:59:15 GMT
The United States' plans to decrease the national debt of about USD 14 trillion exclude America's military spending but include heavy cuts impacting the country's working class.

US police taser shock kills Florida man
Mon, 25 Apr 2011 05:23:48 GMT
A man allegedly acting disorderly outside an amusement park in the US state of Florida has died after being shocked with a taser gun by an off-duty police officer.

African Americans rally against Obama
Mon, 25 Apr 2011 01:52:11 GMT
African Americans have staged a rally in Washington to protest against socioeconomic disparities in the US and failures to provide jobs to the black communities.

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