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We have started to collect the most important news related to United States in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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United States: news

Can US jobs be brought home from China?

Friday, September 28th 2012, 0:13
related countries: China China

How to bring American jobs home from China
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US reduces staff at Libya embassy

Thursday, September 27th 2012, 23:34
related countries: Libya Libya
related places: Tripoli

The US is temporarily removing further staff from its embassy in the Libyan capital, Tripoli, the state department says.
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Key US state begins early voting

Thursday, September 27th 2012, 17:15
related places: Early

Early voting begins in Midwestern Iowa, one of the key swing states that could decide November's US presidential election.
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VIDEO: Families count cost of anti-US protests

Thursday, September 27th 2012, 16:45
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Protests in Pakistan against an anti-Islam video made by an American had been largely peaceful until last week. After Friday prayers at least 20 people were killed in demonstrations across the country.
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Ex-Credit Suisse trader in court

Thursday, September 27th 2012, 15:18
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

A former senior trader from Credit Suisse, Kareem Serageldin, tells a London court that he will fight extradition to the US on fraud charges.
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US economy weaker than thought

Thursday, September 27th 2012, 13:37
related places: June

The worst drought for 50 years is partly blamed for the downward revision to US economic growth between April and June.
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VIDEO: Lost finger turns up inside a fish

Thursday, September 27th 2012, 13:19

A US man who lost four fingers in an accident on a lake and joked they were "fish food" has found that is exactly what happened to one of them.
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Lost finger turns up inside fish

Thursday, September 27th 2012, 12:22
related places: Idaho

An US man who lost four fingers in a wakeboarding accident in Idaho and joked that they were "fish food" finds that one of them was just that.
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VIDEO: Burma reform process 'irreversible'

Thursday, September 27th 2012, 9:51
related countries: Burma Burma

On Thursday, Burma's President Thein Sein will address the United Nations his speech comes as the United States has announced that it is lifting its ban on the import of goods from Burma.
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Clinton: UN 'paralysed' on Syria

Thursday, September 27th 2012, 9:28
related countries: Syria Syria

Hillary Clinton calls on the UN Security Council to act on Syria, as activists say Wednesday was the bloodiest day of conflict so far.
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Snedeker fired up for Ryder Cup

Thursday, September 27th 2012, 7:36

American rookie Brandt Snedeker says he will try to "beat their brains in" when he faces Europe in this week's Ryder Cup.
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US set to ease Burma import ban

Thursday, September 27th 2012, 4:11
related countries: Burma Burma

Hillary Clinton says the US will ease its import ban on Burmese goods, a key part of remaining US sanctions, as she meets President Thein Sein.
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VIDEO: David Cameron wins over US audiences

Thursday, September 27th 2012, 3:56

David Cameron has won over audiences in the US after his appearance on the Late Show with David Letterman.
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Obama and Romney converge on Ohio

Thursday, September 27th 2012, 0:27
related places: Republican, Ohio, Romney

President Barack Obama and his Republican challenger Mitt Romney campaign in Ohio, where opinion polls show the incumbent pulling ahead.
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Re-fighting a US Civil War battle

Thursday, September 27th 2012, 0:02

US Civil War buffs mark a bloody 1862 battle – by re-enacting it
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The Britishisation of American English

Wednesday, September 26th 2012, 23:50

The Britishisms invading American English
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Love unclear on US Cup pairings

Wednesday, September 26th 2012, 22:08
related places: Friday

US Ryder Cup captain Davis Love admits he is yet to decide on his pairings for Friday's opening foursomes.
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Iran decries 'nuclear threats'

Wednesday, September 26th 2012, 21:48
related countries: Iran Iran, Israel Israel

Iran's president accuses the West of nuclear "intimidation" in a UN General Assembly address boycotted by the US and Israel.
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US college in pepper-spray payout

Wednesday, September 26th 2012, 19:13
related places: California

The University of California reaches a $1m settlement with demonstrators who were pepper-sprayed during an Occupy protest last year.
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Judge halts Abu Hamza extradition

Wednesday, September 26th 2012, 16:21

A High Court judge halts the extradition of Abu Hamza al-Masri to the US on terror charges after the radical cleric launches a last-ditch appeal.
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Rented computers 'spied on sex'

Wednesday, September 26th 2012, 16:20

Software on rental laptops secretly took pictures of couples engaged in sexual activity, US authority rules.
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Number crunching in the US election

Tuesday, September 25th 2012, 23:24

Can Americans earn $250,000 and still be middle class?
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Aides 'mocked' US senator's rival

Tuesday, September 25th 2012, 21:26

Two political staffers are accused of making offensive gestures linked to Native Americans to poke fun at a US Massachusetts senator's challenger.
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Stolen Ben Franklin bust found

Tuesday, September 25th 2012, 20:13
related places: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

A rare $3m bust of US founding father Benjamin Franklin is recovered nearly a month after it was stolen from a home in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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Obama: Trafficking is 'slavery'

Tuesday, September 25th 2012, 19:36

US President Barack Obama decries human trafficking as "modern slavery", while outlining new measures to tackle the problem.
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Ford to axe 'hundreds' of jobs

Tuesday, September 25th 2012, 19:17
related countries: Germany Germany, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Ford

US car giant Ford says it will cut several hundred jobs in Europe because of declining demand, including in the UK and Germany.
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VIDEO: Middle East to dominate UN summit

Tuesday, September 25th 2012, 18:29
related places: New York

US President Barack Obama condemns violence and extremism as he addresses the UN General Assembly in New York
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Woods vows to improve Cup record

Tuesday, September 25th 2012, 17:07
related places: Medinah

Tiger Woods vows to make up for his past Ryder Cup disappointments by leading the US to victory over Europe at Medinah this week.
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Drink-drive case to US high court

Tuesday, September 25th 2012, 16:23

The US Supreme Court is to consider if police need a warrant before ordering a blood test on a drink-driving suspect, based on a case in Missouri.
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Trampolines 'a danger to kids'

Tuesday, September 25th 2012, 14:35

US doctors say children should be discouraged from using trampolines because they are a health hazard.
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Coen brothers to develop TV Fargo

Tuesday, September 25th 2012, 13:08
related places: Fargo

The Coen brothers are developing a TV version of their hit film Fargo for US cable channel FX, according to Deadline Hollywood.
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US drones 'traumatise Pakistanis'

Tuesday, September 25th 2012, 13:02
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Rescuers are being killed and civilians "terrorised" by CIA drone attacks targeting militants in north-western Pakistan, a US report says.
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Queen aired Abu Hamza concerns

Tuesday, September 25th 2012, 11:17

The Queen voiced concerns to the previous government about the inability of UK authorities to arrest radical cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri, the BBC learns.
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Obama 'loves and misses teaching'

Tuesday, September 25th 2012, 9:42
related places: White House

President Barack Obama tells American TV network ABC that he misses teaching and wants to return to "working with kids" when he leaves the White House.
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VIDEO: Abu Hamza extradition approved

Tuesday, September 25th 2012, 5:50

The European Court of Human Rights has given its final approval for the extradition of five terrorism suspects. They include extremist cleric Abu Hamza who could be extradited to the United States within weeks.
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Crowds will be hostile warns Love

Monday, September 24th 2012, 23:24
related places: Love

US captain Davis Love III warns Europe to expect a fiery reception from the packed home galleries at the Ryder Cup.
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VIDEO: Can computers cure PTSD?

Monday, September 24th 2012, 23:18

The US military is investing millions into technology to help servicemembers make the transition from war to the home front.
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Life term for Huntsville killer

Monday, September 24th 2012, 22:40
related places: Huntsville, Alabama

A US biologist faces life in jail without parole for killing three colleagues and wounding three others in a 2010 shooting in Huntsville, Alabama.
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Abu Hamza extradition approved

Monday, September 24th 2012, 21:25
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The European Court of Human Rights gives its final approval for the extradition of five major terrorism suspects from the UK to the US.
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US card issuer to refund $200m

Monday, September 24th 2012, 21:05

America's sixth-largest credit card issuer will pay $200m (£123m) in refunds to settle accusations it misled customers into add-on services.
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US Marines charged in urine video

Monday, September 24th 2012, 19:55
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Two US Marines are referred for trial over a video showing troops urinating on dead Taliban fighters in Afghanistan, the US military says.
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Woman killed in Colorado prison

Monday, September 24th 2012, 19:01
related places: Colorado

A female staff member is killed and another seriously injured in a disturbance at an all-male prison in the US state of Colorado.
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Dead US panda cub's health issues

Monday, September 24th 2012, 15:47

A week-old giant panda cub born at Washington DC's National Zoo had fluid in its abdomen and abnormalities of the liver, an initial necropsy shows.
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VIDEO: Aftermath of Camp Bastion attack

Monday, September 24th 2012, 14:13
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The BBC has learnt more about the four hour firefight inside one of the largest NATO bases in Afghanistan. British and US soldiers battled against insurgents wearing US army uniforms inside Camp Bastion, in Helmand province.
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Burma's Thein Sein on trip to US

Monday, September 24th 2012, 13:00

Burma's President Thein Sein leaves for a landmark visit to the US, following a tour by opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi last week.
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Two films top US box office chart

Monday, September 24th 2012, 12:09
related places: Street, House

Two films - End of Watch staring Jake Gyllenhaal and Jennifer Lawrence horror House at the End of the Street - tie for top spot on the North American box office chart.
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Apple wants higher Samsung payout

Monday, September 24th 2012, 2:47
related places: Apple

Apple is seeking an additional $707m (£436m) in damages from Samsung Electronics, after a US jury awarded the iPhone and iPad maker more than $1bn.
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Is Barack Obama a Tory?

Sunday, September 23rd 2012, 23:31

The US president's conservative fans
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Snedeker wins Tour Championship

Sunday, September 23rd 2012, 22:49
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

US Ryder Cup wildcard Brandt Snedeker holds his nerve to win the PGA Tour Championship by three shots from England's Justin Rose.
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Green Day singer goes into rehab

Sunday, September 23rd 2012, 20:39

The lead singer of the US rock band Green Day admits he is seeking treatment for substance abuse.
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US attacks anti-Islam film bounty

Sunday, September 23rd 2012, 20:05
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

The US state department condemns a Pakistani minister's offer of $100,000 for the death of the American maker of an anti-Islam film.
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Libya to disband illegal militias

Sunday, September 23rd 2012, 11:14
related countries: Libya Libya

The interim Libyan leader, Mohammed Magarief, promises to disband all illegal militias in the aftermath of the US ambassador's death.
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VIDEO: Stone: US on 'treadmill' of war

Sunday, September 23rd 2012, 10:14

Film maker Oliver Stone says he is 'disappointed' by President Obama but believes US government does not have the 'means to change'.
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Rose has share of lead in Atlanta

Saturday, September 22nd 2012, 22:57
related places: Atlanta

Justin Rose is tied for the lead with American Brandt Snedeker after the third round of the PGA Tour Championship in Atlanta.
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Protesters rout Benghazi militia

Saturday, September 22nd 2012, 21:08
related countries: Libya Libya

Protesters and police in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi drive out the militia suspected of killing the US ambassador nearly two weeks ago.
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Bounty on anti-Islam filmmaker

Saturday, September 22nd 2012, 19:25
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

A Pakistani cabinet minister offers a $100,000 reward for the death of the maker of an anti-Islam film, but a government spokesman condemns the remark.
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VIDEO: Benghazi militia driven out of base

Saturday, September 22nd 2012, 18:06
related countries: Libya Libya

The Islamist militia accused of killing the US ambassador to Libya earlier this month has been driven out of its base in the city of Benghazi.
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US Congress agrees stop-gap funds

Saturday, September 22nd 2012, 13:44

Democrats and Republicans in the US Congress agree a deal to avert a US government shutdown and begin campaigning for the November poll.
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Iran group 'to lose terror tag'

Saturday, September 22nd 2012, 7:54
related countries: Iran Iran

The US is set to remove Iranian dissident group Mujahideen-e Khalq (MEK) from its terror blacklist, officials say.
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VIDEO: Obama 'crashed our wedding venue'

Saturday, September 22nd 2012, 0:32
related places: Iowa

US President Barack Obama nearly crashed a young couple's wedding in Iowa.
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How China became the US election bogeyman

Saturday, September 22nd 2012, 0:12
related countries: Japan Japan

How China replaced Japan as US election bogeyman
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Tiger mauls US man at Bronx Zoo

Friday, September 21st 2012, 23:51

A 25-year-old man is mauled after he jumped into a tiger enclosure from an elevated train at New York City's Bronx Zoo.
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VIDEO: Deadly film protests in Pakistan

Friday, September 21st 2012, 22:13
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Fifteen people are killed as violent protests erupt on the streets of Pakistan's main cities in anger at an anti-Islam film made in the US.
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US inmates sue over dental floss

Friday, September 21st 2012, 21:50
related places: New York

Eleven inmates in a suburban New York jail sue their prison for $500m (£300m) and access to dental floss, saying they are losing their teeth.
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West Nile Virus: Can the US fight it?

Friday, September 21st 2012, 21:16

Is America's fight against deadly West Nile Virus a losing battle?
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Deadly film protests in Pakistan

Friday, September 21st 2012, 20:19
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

At least 19 people are killed as violent protests erupt on the streets of Pakistan's main cities in anger at an anti-Islam film made in the US.
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Endeavour flies in final air show

Friday, September 21st 2012, 20:18
related places: Los Angeles, California

US space shuttle Endeavour flies past California landmarks in a final air show before it heads for display in Los Angeles.
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VIDEO: US Endeavour makes final air show

Friday, September 21st 2012, 18:00
related places: Los Angeles, California

US space shuttle Endeavour is making a flypast of California landmarks, in a final air show before it heads for display in Los Angeles.
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EMI-Universal deal gets approval

Friday, September 21st 2012, 15:53

EU and US regulators approve Universal Music's takeover of EMI, but some of the merged firm's most valuable labels must be sold off.
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VIDEO: Golfer McIlroy puts home on market

Friday, September 21st 2012, 13:23
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Golfer Rory McIlroy puts his Northern Ireland home up for sale, having spent much of the past year based in the United States.
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US ends ban on New Zealand ships

Friday, September 21st 2012, 11:25
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

The US lifts a decades old ban preventing New Zealand naval ships from docking at its ports, US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta says.
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VIDEO: Pakistanis demonstrate against film

Friday, September 21st 2012, 10:37
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Demonstrations are taking place across Pakistan against a film made in the US which is said to mock Islam.
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VIDEO: Tackling deadly mosquito virus in US

Friday, September 21st 2012, 9:52

Scientists in the US say people may eventually acquire immunity through exposure to the deadly West Nile Virus but it could take several decades.
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Ebert to receive Sundance honour

Friday, September 21st 2012, 9:47
related places: America, June, Sundance

The US film critic, once deemed "the most powerful pundit in America", will receive the second Vanguard Leadership Award at a Sundance benefit next June.
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'Surge' troops leave Afghanistan

Friday, September 21st 2012, 7:53
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

The last of 33,000 extra US soldiers sent to Afghanistan by President Barack Obama more than three years ago have left, the Pentagon says.
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VIDEO: Fresh anti-Islam film protests due

Friday, September 21st 2012, 5:47
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Adverts have been broadcast on Pakistani TV showing President Barack Obama condemning an anti-Islam film made in the US, as security forces in several Muslim countries prepare for fresh protests.
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Taiwan firm gets $500m fine in US

Friday, September 21st 2012, 1:16
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan

AU Optronics, one of Taiwan's biggest firms, is fined $500m (£300m) by a US court for fixing prices of liquid crystal display panels.
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US deserter held at Canada border

Thursday, September 20th 2012, 22:17
related countries: Canada Canada, Iraq Iraq

A US soldier who fled to Canada to avoid serving in Iraq is arrested as she crosses back into the US after losing her deportation case.
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Microsoft rapped over tax havens

Thursday, September 20th 2012, 21:01
related places: Hewlett

The US Senate criticises Microsoft and Hewlett-Packard for their use of tax avoidance schemes, which it says is rampant in the tech sector.
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US anti-film ads on Pakistani TV

Thursday, September 20th 2012, 19:41
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistani TV airs adverts showing President Obama condemning an anti-Islam film made in the US, on the same day as a protest at the US embassy.
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Is US an empire in decline?

Thursday, September 20th 2012, 18:27

Is the end of the American Imperium nigh?
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Pakistan anti-film protest ends

Thursday, September 20th 2012, 14:08
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Islamabad

Demonstrators outside the US embassy in Islamabad disperse peacefully, after clashes earlier at a protest over an anti-Islam film.
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US manufacturing growth 'modest'

Thursday, September 20th 2012, 13:39

Growth in the US manufacturing sector remained "modest" during September, according to a closely-watched survey.
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VIDEO: US ambassador's car attacked in China

Thursday, September 20th 2012, 8:40
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

The US ambassador's car was surrounded by protesters at the gates of the American embassy in Beijing. The demonstrators chanted anti-American slogans, and threw small objects at the vehicle.
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VIDEO: Aung San Suu Kyi given US honour

Thursday, September 20th 2012, 5:49
related countries: Burma Burma

Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has finally received in person the US Congressional Gold Medal she was awarded under house arrest in 2008.
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Engineer admits to US data theft

Thursday, September 20th 2012, 4:28

Chunlai Yang, a former engineer for CME Group, the largest US futures exchange operator, admits to stealing trade secrets from the firm to aid a Chinese rival.
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VIDEO: US aid agency expelled from Russia

Thursday, September 20th 2012, 1:43
related countries: Russia Russia

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has announced it will close its offices in Russia following an order from the authorities there to cease operations.
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'Popcorn lung' man in $7m payout

Thursday, September 20th 2012, 1:18

A US man diagnosed with "popcorn lung" after inhaling too much of the artificial butter smell of microwave popcorn, wins $7.2m (£4.4m) in damages.
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Aung San Suu Kyi given US honour

Thursday, September 20th 2012, 0:33
related countries: Burma Burma

Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is presented with America's highest civilian award, as the US lifts sanctions on Burma's president.
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VIDEO: Should Canada run for US president?

Thursday, September 20th 2012, 0:20

Would America's northern neighbour run the US better?
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Is redistribution foreign to the US?

Wednesday, September 19th 2012, 23:31

Romney's wealth redistribution views highlight conservative split
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US-Mexico gun-running 'misguided'

Wednesday, September 19th 2012, 20:58

Fourteen US officials face possible disciplinary action over a botched gun-running operation, but the attorney general is cleared of wrongdoing.
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Bill Gates tops Forbes rich list

Wednesday, September 19th 2012, 18:45
related places: Forbes

Bill Gates is the wealthiest American for a 19th year, while the wealth of the top 400 grew faster than the economy, Forbes magazine says.
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US shuttle Endeavour heads west

Wednesday, September 19th 2012, 16:31
related places: Los Angeles, Florida

US space shuttle Endeavour embarks on its final mission from Florida - on the back of a modified Boeing 747 jet - bound for display in Los Angeles.
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Back to school as US strike ends

Wednesday, September 19th 2012, 16:09
related places: Chicago

Chicago students return to school a day after teachers voted to end a seven-day strike that affected more than 350,000 students.
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US home sales at two-year high

Wednesday, September 19th 2012, 15:13
related places: August

Sales of previously owned US homes reached their highest level for more than two years in August, figures show.
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China's Xi healthy, says Panetta

Wednesday, September 19th 2012, 15:01
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

China's Vice-President appears "healthy", the US Defence Secretary said after holding Beijing talks with the leader, who vanished for two weeks.
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US agency expelled from Russia

Wednesday, September 19th 2012, 9:08
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

The US Agency for International Development is forced to end operations in Russia after Moscow accuses it of meddling in politics.
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Obama pounces on Romney remarks

Wednesday, September 19th 2012, 6:25
related places: Republican, Romney

US President Barack Obama criticises Mitt Romney, as his Republican rival defends remarks secretly filmed at a fundraiser.
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Suu Kyi seeks easing of sanctions

Wednesday, September 19th 2012, 5:54
related countries: Burma Burma
related places: Clinton, Washington

Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi calls for an easing of sanctions against the military-backed government, during a visit to the US.
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