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Caribbean storm expected to strengthen, veers away from U.S. East Coast

Aug 23, 2014

Caribbean storm expected to strengthen, veers away from U.S. East Coast

SAN JUAN (Reuters) - A low-pressure system moved over Puerto Rico on Friday and is expected to veer northeast away from the U.S. #facebook #United States #India #China #Business #Japan #Brazil #Technology #Italy #United Kingdom #Latin America #Mexico
Kentucky firefighter critical after ALS ice bucket challenge mishap

Aug 23, 2014

Kentucky firefighter critical after ALS ice bucket challenge mishap

A Kentucky firefighter was in critical condition Friday, a day after he and three others were injured when an aerial ladder got too close to a power line when their department doused a university band with water in an "ice bucket" fundraiser. Captain Tony Grider, 41, and firefighter Simon Quinn, 22, from the Campbellsville Fire Department sustained electrocution injuries Thursday morning in a ladder bucket and two other firefighters were hurt coming to their aid, officials said. #facebook #United States #Business #Japan #France #Middle East #markets #Latin America #Mexico
Extreme sportsman says he painted a Ukraine flag on Moscow skyscraper

Aug 23, 2014

Extreme sportsman says he painted a Ukraine flag on Moscow skyscraper

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A renowned Ukrainian extreme sportsman said he scaled a landmark Moscow skyscraper and painted a star at the top of the building in the blue-and-yellow colours of the Ukrainian national flag in a burst of patriotic feeling. The man, who goes by the nickname of "Mustang Wanted," posted a self-taken photograph on Facebook that appeared to show him standing on a point of the star in the early morning light, with the streets of Moscow below him. #facebook #United States #China #Brazil #Technology #Arabic #Russia #Ukraine
Under fire for aid move, Russia lashes out at Ukraine, Lithuania

Aug 23, 2014

Under fire for aid move, Russia lashes out at Ukraine, Lithuania

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Russia on Friday defended its decision to send a humanitarian aid convoy into Ukraine without official permission, saying there was sometimes "no chain of command" in Kiev and that Moscow was fed up playing games with the Ukrainian authorities. #facebook #United States #Business #Japan #Technology #Latin America #Mexico #Ukraine
U.S. considering taking fight against Islamic State into Syria

Aug 23, 2014

U.S. considering taking fight against Islamic State into Syria

EDGARTOWN Mass. (Reuters) - The United States is considering taking the fight against Islamic State militants into Syria after days of airstrikes against the group in Iraq and the beheading of an American journalist, the White House signaled on Friday #facebook #United States #Business #Syria #Brazil #Technology #Arabic #Argentina #Entertainment #Mexico

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In the Devyani Khobragade saga, Indo-US ties biggest victim

Jan 12, 2014

In the Devyani Khobragade saga, Indo-US ties biggest victim

The Americans grossly misjudged and miscalculated the response of India, ignoring the fact that Washington chose to up its ante at a time when general elections are less than four months away and no government in New Delhi could have politically afforded to take the American affront lying low. #United States #Barack Obama #diplomacy #ConnectTheDots #Preet Bharara #Nisha Desai Biswal #United Nation #Devyani Khobragade #Sangeeta Richards #India-US diplomacy #Diplomat arrest row

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Why Devyani's G-visa shouldn't be processed by US at all

Aug 23, 2014

U.S. Isn’t Sure Just How Much to Fear ISIS

With the rapid advance of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, the rhetoric the Obama administration is using to describe the danger the group poses to the United States has escalated... #Syria #Iraq #Barack Obama #United States
Why Devyani's G-visa shouldn't be processed by US at all

Aug 22, 2014

Critic Said to Be Choice for India’s Chief Adviser

Arvind Subramanian, a United States-based economist, has criticized the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi for policies that seem unfriendly to investors and markets... #India #Narendra Modi
Why Devyani's G-visa shouldn't be processed by US at all

Aug 21, 2014

Before Killing James Foley, ISIS Demanded Ransom From U.S.

The militants had pressed the United States to provide several million dollars for the release of James Foley, an American journalist killed in retaliation for recent airstrikes in Iraq... #Iraq #Syria