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Obama visits Bethlehem church, Holocaust memorial

Jerusalem, March 22: US President Barack Obama Friday made a historic visit to Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem which marks the birthplace of Jesus, and also paid tributes at the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas accompanied Obama in his visit to the church, Xinhua reported. Obama toured the church and listened to a brief of its history before praying... 
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After Jindal, more Republicans shun Romney

Washington, Nov 17: Following the example of Louisiana’s Indian-American Governor Bobby Jindal, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has become the latest Republican to distance himself from the party’s defeated presidential nominee Mitt Romney. Like Jindal, Christie who had endorsed Romney early in the primary process, did not buy the candidate’s argument that President Barack Obama... 

Purgatorius.. A Squirrel looked like first human ancestor!

Washington, Oct 22: First human ancestor – a primitive tiny animal – looked like a squirrel, a new study has claimed. Newly discovered fossilised bones for the world’s oldest and most primitive known primate, Purgatorius, reveal a tiny, agile animal that spent much of its time eating fruit and climbing trees. The fossils are the first known below-the-head bones for Purgatorius and... 

US gurdwara killing: Shooter was a ‘white man with 9/11 tattoo’

New York, Aug 6: The gunman who went on a killing spree inside a gurdwara in Wisconsin was a “white man with a 9/11 tattoo” on his arm, according to eyewitnesses. Kanwardeep Singh Kaleka said those rescued from the Oak Creek, Milwaukee gurdwara described the attacker as a bald, white man, dressed in a white T-shirt and black pants and with a 9/11 tattoo on one arm – which “implies... 

Arnold Schwarzenegger was jailed due to bodybuilding enthusiasm

Los Angeles: Hollywood action hero Arnold Schwarzenegger says he was once jailed because of his eagerness to pursue a career in bodybuilding. The 65-year-old recalled his bodybuilding days in a new ESPN Films documentary in which he was seen put in an Austrian army prison at the age of 18, reported Aceshowbiz. Schwarzenegger got punished when he left the army camp without permission to join the Junior... 

Obama to sign law ending military gay ban

In a historic vote for gay rights, the Senate agreed on Saturday to do away with the military’s 17-year ban on openly gay troops and sent President Barack Obama legislation to overturn the Clinton-era policy known as “don’t ask, don’t tell.” Mr. Obama was expected to sign the bill into law next week, although changes to military policy probably wouldn’t take effect for at least several...