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An independent analysis of early voting indicates that late arriving ballots are trending Democratic, adding to President Barack Obama’s desperately needed early vote advantage in critical battleground states. In 2008, Obama won four battleground states because he dramatically outpaced John McCain in early voting. While Obama has maintained a lead in early voting in most […]

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Security Council’s Taliban sanctions committee adds Pakistan-based group over deadly attacks inside Afghanistan. The Haqqani group is named after its patriarch and founder Jalaluddin Haqqani, right [Reuters] The UN Security Council’s Taliban sanctions committee has added the Pakistan-based Haqqani network, accused of several major attacks in Afghanistan, to a UN blacklist, US officials say. The Security […]

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At least 27 people have been killed by a car bomb that exploded at the entrance to an Iraqi army base near Baghdad, police and medics say. More than 40 others were wounded by the blast, which occurred at 12:00 (09:00 GMT) at the facility in Taji, about 25km (15 miles) north of the capital. […]

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Mr Serdyukov had been defence minister for six years Russian President Vladimir Putin has dismissed the defence minister after his ministry was caught up in a corruption scandal. Anatoly Serdyukov has been replaced with a former emergencies minister and loyal ally of Mr Putin, Sergei Shoigu. Russia’s top investigative agency is investigating the sale of […]

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Washington, Nov 6 (bdnews24.com/Reuters)—President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney battled down to the wire on Tuesday, mounting a last-minute Election Day drive to get their supporters to the polls in a handful of states that will decide the winner in a neck-and-neck race for the White House. Capping a long and bitter campaign, […]

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Won’t you?   Barack Hussein Obama II is the 44th and current President of the United States. He is the first African American to hold the office Please be active this voting season. Bangladeshi-Americans should go out and vote for Obama and the Democratic slate in the Senate and the Congress. It is very important […]

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Today is the day when Pennsylvania will decide to re-elect their much loved Senator. We also hope, it will be a decisive victory for President Obama. Republicans landed into Pennsylvania with their vast chest of cash to buy ads and attention of the voters in these last few days. Hope, this does not distract the […]

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President Barack Obama, for a while seemed to be running away with his re-election race perhaps until late last month. However Gov. Romney’s strong performance at his first debate with President Obama, on Oct. 3, shifted the momentum a bit for the race for the White House. At recent “Al Smith fundraising dinner,” President Obama […]

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Menendez for the Bangladeshi community in NJ.    Paterson, New Jersey is home to the second largest Bangladeshi American population, after New York City. Festival celebrates Bangladeshi culture Sunday, July 1, 2012 Last updated: Sunday July 1, 2012, 8:56 AM The Bangladeshi population of North Jersey celebrated in summer festivals across the across the Metropolitan […]

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PreviousRamadan Festival Gives Paterson’s Emerging Bengali Community Another Chance to Celebrate Munni Salik Sunday, August 26, 2012 • 8:07am Content Options PATERSON, NJ – Westside Park came alive on Saturday with the aroma of spices, the sparkle of brightly-colored clothing and the sounds of foot-tapping music. The scene was part of the Ramadan Celebration hosted […]

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Rush Holt is a serious politician who voted against Iraq war when it was not popular to do so. He is one of the most trustworthy Congressman who will protect your interests including the interests of the minorities. You can talk to him and he listens and does things. Bangladeshi-Americans and the South Asian-Americans should […]

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Endorsed by Bangladesh Chronicle America’s first Muslim congressman Keith Ellison Tears Up At Hearing On Muslim-American ‘Radicalization’   WASHINGTON — Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.), the first Muslim-American elected to Congress, broke into tears Thursday during a hearing investigating possible radicalization of Muslim-Americans, telling the House Homeland Security Committee the inquiry was “the very heart of […]

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