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Somali pirates release 6 Indian sailors


June 14th, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 14 (IANS) Six Indian sailors, held captive by Somali pirates for over 10 months, have been released and they will return home in the coming days, their ... Read more...

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Will Smith’s son Jaden is highest paid Hollywood child star


May 2nd, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 2 (ANI): Actor Will Smith's son Jaden has become the highest paid Hollywood child star after raking in 3 million dollars for his role in the remake of the ... Read more...

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Delegates arrive in Vietnam capital for ADB’s 44th annual meeting


May 2nd, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Hanoi (Vietnam), May 2 (ANI): Delegates began arriving at Hanoi's National Convention Center today to register for the Asian Development Bank's (ADB) 44th Annual Meeting of its Board of Governors.The meeting, ... Read more...

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‘Teen Mom’ star challenges Kim Kardashian to boxing match?


April 26th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 26 (ANI): 'Teen Mom' star Jenelle Evans has challenged Kim Kardashian to a Put Up or Shut Up Celebrity Boxing match.According to Hollywoodlife.com, if Kardashian, 30, agrees to the bout, ... Read more...

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‘Rio’ tops Easter weekend box-office earnings


April 25th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
Los Angeles, Apr 25 (ANI): Fox's animated adventure 'Rio' is leading the box office for the second weekend in a row, earning 26.8 million dollars, according to studio estimates.Animated bunny comedy 'Hop' ... Read more...

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Russell Brand dominates weekend box office with ‘Hop’ and ‘Arthur’


April 11th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 11 (ANI): Russell Brand's animated comedy 'Hop' remains the top movie for the second-straight weekend with 21.7 million dollars, beating out the actor's new live-action comedy 'Arthur'.The Warner Bros. ... Read more...

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Russell Brand’s ‘Hop’ tops US box office with $38.1m debut


April 4th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 4 (ANI): Russell Brand's family comedy 'Hop' has debuted at No. 1 at the weekendbox office with 38.1 million dollars, according to studio estimates.With Brand providing the voice of the ... Read more...

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Website ordered to pay nearly $1M for piracy of Beatles hits


March 29th, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 29 (ANI): The owners of a California website that illegally sold Beatles songs online for 25 cents each has agreed to pay record companies almost 1 million dollars to ... Read more...

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‘Pregnant man’ planning to have 4th child despite filing for bankruptcy


March 25th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 25 (ANI): Thomas Beatie, who became the first man to have a baby, is planning to have a fourth child despite being forced to file for bankruptcy and live on ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Gwen Stefani donates $1m to relief effort in Japan


March 25th, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
New York, March 25 (ANI): Singer Gwen Stefani has donated 1 million dollars to the relief effort in Japan.The money, presented to Save the Children's Japan Earthquake-Tsunami Children in Emergency Fund, ... Read more...

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Bruce Springsteen’s former car up for grabs


March 18th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
New York, March 18 (ANI): A yellow Chevy once owned by Bruce Springsteen is expected to fetch more than 390,000 dollars at an online auction.The 1957 convertible, which features orange flames ... Read more...

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Sandra Bullock donates $1m to Red Cross to help Japan disaster victims


March 18th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 18 (ANI): Oscar-winning actress Sandra Bullock has donated 1 million dollars to the American Red Cross to help victims of the devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan."The American ... Read more...

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Heroin trafficker splurged $1.1 mn on luxuries


March 17th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 17 (IANS) An Australian man, who changed his name to sound like the Italian luxury brand Versace and splurged 1.1 million dollars on luxury cars, designer bags, jewellery ... Read more...

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Sheen rejects porn star’s invitation to serve her with lawsuit at strip club


March 17th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 17 (ANI): Actor Charlie Sheen has turned down an invitation by porn star Capri Anderson to serve her with a lawsuit at her strip club.Sheen, 45, was invited by ... Read more...

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US millionaires feel that $7 million is not enough to be called ‘rich’


March 15th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The stakes for those who aspire to be called ‘rich’ has been raised further. Having $7 million dollars in assets and cash does not make you ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Charlie Sheen can’t find porn star to serve her with extortion lawsuit


March 15th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 15 (ANI): Actor Charlie Sheen has been complaining that he can't find a certain porn star that he would like to serve with an extortion lawsuit.The porn star in ... Read more...

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Usher, ex-wife Tameka’s stolen sex tape being offered to highest bidder


March 15th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 15 (ANI): A sex tape of R 'n' B singer Usher Raymond with his ex-wife Tameka Foster is being offered to media outlets.According to TMZ.com, Usher, 32, believes that the ... Read more...

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Lara Bingle’s ‘childhood house’ on sale


March 10th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, March 10 (ANI): Lara Bingle's family house, where the model spent her childhood, is on sale.The house is a three-bedroom Shire home with a neatly trimmed hedge out front and the ... Read more...

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Eric Clapton raised more than $1.7m after auctioning off instruments


March 10th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 10 (ANI): English guitarist Eric Clapton has auctioned off more than 70 of his instruments, and raised more than 1.7 million dollars for his drug and alcohol rehabilitation centre.The ... Read more...

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Spider-Man’s comic debut sells for $1.1M


March 9th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, March 9 (ANI): The first Spider-Man comic book released in1962 has fetched a whopping 1.1 million dollars in an online auction, according to US online auctioneers.The copy of the Marvel comic ... Read more...

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Charlie Sheen garners two million Twitter followers


March 8th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 8 (ANI): Actor Charlie Sheen now has more than two million Twitter followers, and that too just four days after he broke the Guinness World Records for gaining ... Read more...

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Nelly Furtado to donate $1M paycheck from Qaddafi to charity


March 1st, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 1 (ANI): Canadian singer Nelly Furtado has announced on Twitter that she will donate 1 million dollars she earned performing for the family of Libya's embattled leader, Muammar al-Qaddafi, ... Read more...

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Kevin Rudd buys $3.1m holiday house at Castaways Beach


February 16th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 16 (ANI): Former Aussie Prime Minister Kevin Rudd and his family have purchased a new holiday home at Castaways Beach, south of Noosa, for 3.1 million dollars.Confirming the purchase, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Cheryl Cole ’set for $1m Pepsi deal’


February 13th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 13 (ANI): Cheryl Cole could pocket 1 million dollars endorsing soft drink giant Pepsi - only if she lands the role of a judge on the American version of the ... Read more...

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Pammie sues real estate tycoon ex-beau for $1 m


February 13th, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 13 (ANI): Pamela Anderson has sued her former boyfriend for 1 million dollars for not following through on an agreement the two made when they were dating.According to court ... Read more...

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‘The Roommate’ tops Super Bowl-sapped weekend box office


February 7th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 7 (ANI): 'The Roommate', starring Leighton Meester, has topped the Super Bowl-sapped weekend grossing an impressive 15.6 million dollars.The Cameron-produced 3-D flick 'Sanctum' followed second with 9.2 million dollars, reports ... Read more...

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Tiger Woods’ ex-mistress offered $1m to work at brothel


February 4th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 4 (ANI): Tiger Woods' former mistress Rachel Uchitel has been offered 1 million dollars to work at the notorious Moonlite Bunny Ranch in Nevada.Dennis Hof, the brothel's owner, rang ... Read more...

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P Diddy throws $1m cash to fans at gig


February 3rd, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Feb 3 (ANI): P Diddy reportedly threw an estimated total of 1 million dollars into the crowd at a club in Miami at the weekend.Renowned for throwing lavish parties, the 40-year-old ... Read more...

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Kiwis ‘fritter away more than $16m on impulse buys every day’


February 2nd, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Feb 2 (ANI): A new survey has revealed that New Zealanders waste more than 16 million dollars on impulse purchases every day.The survey, commissioned by Westpac New Zealand, found those aged ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Justin Bieber, Ozzy Osbourne to star in $4m plus ad campaign


January 28th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 28 (ANI): Justin Bieber and Ozzy Osbourne have been brought together for a 4-million-dollar ad campaign.The pair will star in an ad for an electronics retailer that will play during ... Read more...

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US man to sue NYPD for $1m over being arrested for stealing own car


January 26th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 26 (ANI): A man in the US is set to sue the NYPD for 1 million dollars after he was arrested in front of his kids for stealing his ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Muralidaran says 20-20 will keep him busy after he quits international cricket


January 23rd, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Jan 23(ANI): Sri Lankan off-spinner Muttiah Muralidaran has said that after retiring from international cricket he will keep himself busy through the Indian Premier League (IPL) and other 20-20 tournaments around ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Comedian claims request for $1m on YouTube has been answered


January 21st, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 21 (ANI): A man in US, who made an appeal on YouTube for 1 million dollars, has claimed that a mystery benefactor has answered his request.Craig Rowin, 27, said ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘The Green Hornet’ tops weekend box-office


January 17th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 17 (ANI): 'The Green Hornet' has taken the top spot to become the weekend box-office's highest grossing movie.Exhibitor Relations estimated that the movie, which made 34 million dollars, would have ... Read more...

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Eva Longoria sued for $4m by former Las Vegas nightclub partner


January 12th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan12 (ANI): Actress Eva Longoria has been sued for at least 4 million dollars by her former Las Vegas nightclub partner.Mali Nachum, a former partner in the financially troubled Beso club, ... Read more...

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