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Space shuttle Endeavour lifts off
Washington, July 16 (DPA) Space shuttle Endeavour blasted off Wednesday on its sixth attempt to launch since June, headed to the International Space Station to expand Japan's Kibo module.

Thursday, July 16, 2009 5:40:23 AM

US stocks surge on Fed forecast, Intel, American Express results
New York, July 16 (DPA) US stock indices surged Wednesday as the Federal Reserve said the country's long recession was ending and upbeat outlooks from Intel and American Express.

Thursday, July 16, 2009 5:03:46 AM

US economy to 'expand sluggishly' in 2009: Fed
Washington, July 16 (DPA) The US Federal Reserve said the US economy will climb faster than expected out of its deep recession, but also warned Wednesday that unemployment could top 10 percent before the end of this year.

Thursday, July 16, 2009 2:56:58 AM

Clinton to seek 'whole-of-government approach' to bilateral ties
Washington, July 16 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has said that India and US will lay out a broad-based agenda calling for a 'whole-of-government approach' to their bilateral ties during her first trip to India starting Friday.

Thursday, July 16, 2009 1:30:36 AM

US still willing to talk to Iran: Clinton
Washington, July 16 (DPA) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Wednesday in a foreign policy address that the United States remains willing to engage traditional foes, but warned it should not be seen as a sign of weakness.

Thursday, July 16, 2009 12:21:09 AM

Pacts on n-sites, end-use monitoring on cards during Clinton visit
Washington, July 16 (IANS) An agreement on end-use monitoring of sensitive US technology and equipment and another offering two nuclear sites to the US are expected to be the highlights of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's five-day visit to India starting Friday.

Thursday, July 16, 2009 12:09:20 AM

Boeing cuts 1,000 jobs in defence branch
Washington/Chicago, July 15 (DPA) Boeing's Integrated Defence Systems said Wednesday it is cutting 1,000 jobs to accommodate the drop in demand in the federal defence budget.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009 11:52:44 PM

US has no plans for special Kashmir envoy
Washington, July 15 (IANS) The US Wednesday assured India that it has no plans to appoint a special envoy for Kashmir as it considers it to be a matter between New Delhi and Islamabad.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009 11:24:25 PM

UNSC urges for free, fair Afghan elections
New York, July 15 (DPA) The United Nations Security Council Wednesday called for 'free, fair, transparent, credible, secure and inclusive' provincial and presidential elections next month in Afghanistan.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009 11:24:15 PM

India need not worry about n-deal: US
Washington, July 15 (IANS) The US Wednesday assured India that it should have no apprehension that the G-8 decision to put a bar on helping non-NPT countries to reprocess uranium would throw the India-US civil nuclear deal off track.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009 11:20:33 PM

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