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19 die in China lift crash


September 13th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 13 (IANS) As many as 19 people were killed Thursday when their lift crashed from the 30th floor of an apartment building being constructed in China's Hubei province, ... Read more...

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Kazakh beer thief returns unfinished bottles


August 21st, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A man suspected of stealing a case of beer from a store in Kazakhstan's northwest Aktobe region still faces theft charges despite returning a number ... Read more...

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Batman movie premiere turns deadly in Denver, 12 dead (Fifth Lead, changing dateline)


July 20th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Denver (Colorado), July 20 (IANS) The midnight premiere of the new Batman movie turned deadly as a gas mask-wearing gunman opened fire early Friday at a suburban Denver ... Read more...

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14 killed, 50 wounded at Batman showing in US (Fourth Lead)


July 20th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 20 (IANS) At least 14 people were killed and about 50 injured as a gas mask-wearing gunman opened fire early Friday at a suburban Denver movie theatre ... Read more...

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14 shot dead as they saw Batman film in US theatre (Third Lead)


July 20th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 20 (IANS) At least 14 people were killed and 50 injured Friday in suburban Denver at a cinema hall screening the new Batman movie "The Dark Knight ... Read more...

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`Mexico must look into obstacles to press coverage’


July 5th, 2012 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Paris, July 5 (IANS/EFE) Mexican authorities should investigate "the obstructions, censorship and intimidation that may have affected the coverage and observation of the electoral process", said the Paris-based press-rights group ... Read more...

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Two fires break out in Kolkata, no casualties


June 16th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 16 (IANS) Two fires broke out in Kolkata in the early hours of Saturday, in which hundreds of shanties were gutted and a multi-storeyed building was partially damaged. ... Read more...

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Woman jumps to death in Gurgaon


June 6th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 6 (IANS) A 25-year-old woman died after jumping from the 14th floor of her apartment building in a posh locality here Wednesday morning, police said.Police said Shikha Chaudhary ... Read more...

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Hundreds feared dead after Nigerian jet crashes in Lagos


June 4th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by BNO News
LAGOS, NIGERIA (BNO NEWS) -- A plane carrying more than 150 people crashed in a densely populated area of Nigeria's economic capital Lagos on Sunday, killing everyone on board and many more ... Read more...

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Man hacks wife in front of kids, held


June 4th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 4 (IANS) A 32-year-old Turkish man has been arrested in Germany after he butchered his wife in front of their six minor children and threw her severed head ... Read more...

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Canada launches hunt for man who mailed body parts


May 31st, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, May 31 (IANS) A Canada-wide search has been launched for a 29-year-old man wanted for a homicide in which the victim's body parts were shipped by mail to ... Read more...

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Maid jumps to death in Gurgaon, employers booked


May 14th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, May 14 (IANS) A 19-year-old girl who worked as a domestic help here allegedly committed suicide Monday by jumping from the ninth floor of an apartment building.Sultana leapt to ... Read more...

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Gurgaon domestic help jumps to death


May 14th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, May 14 (IANS) A 19-year-old girl allegedly committed suicide by jumping from the ninth floor of an apartment building here Monday, police said. Sultana Baby leapt to her death ... Read more...

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Woman jumps from Gurgaon high rise, dies


May 7th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, May 7 (IANS) A 28-year-old woman jumped to her death Monday from the sixth floor of an apartment building, police said.Minakshi, the wife of 34-year-old Amit Kumar, jumped to ... Read more...

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US Navy jet crashes, pilots safe


April 7th, 2012 - 9:13 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 7 (IANS) A US Navy jet Friday crashed into a building near Virginia Beach, causing a fire and injuring three people -- the two pilots and a man ... Read more...

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French shooting suspect killed


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, March 22 (IANS) A man suspected of shooting dead seven people in southern France was killed by police Thursday, Xinhua reported.Heavy gunfire was heard at the apartment building where ... Read more...

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World’s ugliest dog is dead


March 15th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 15 (IANS) A dog named Yoda that won an "ugliest dog" contest last year has died. She was 15.Yoda, a Chinese crested and Chihuahua mix, died in her ... Read more...

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Earliest archaeological evidence of Christianity on view


February 29th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 29 (IANS/EFE) A group of archaeologists and experts on religious subjects presented in New York the results of a research project they say enabled them to obtain ... Read more...

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Ex-lover burns 64-year-old to death in lift


December 19th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 19 (IANS) A woman in a New York apartment building was ambushed in a lift by her deranged ex-lover who torched her with a Molotov cocktail, also known ... Read more...

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MBA student commits suicide


November 4th, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) A 27-year-old MBA student, the daughter of a former director in the social welfare ministry, committed suicide by jumping off the fifth floor of her ... Read more...

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Teenager falls to death in school


October 12th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 12 (IANS) A Chinese teenager fell to his death in his school in Shanghai.Li, a 17-year-old high school student, fell to his death on campus, reported Shanghai Daly.He ... Read more...

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Hurricane Irene kills 18, impacts millions in US


August 29th, 2011 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 29 (IANS) As Hurricane Irene petered out leaving 18 dead across seven states and impacting millions with strong winds and drenching rains, authorities prepared to fight dangerous, ... Read more...

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Weakened Irene causes little damage in New York


August 28th, 2011 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New York/Washington, Aug 28 (IANS) Hurricane Irene weakened to a tropical storm that swept through the New York City area Sunday without the much feared impact, but still leaving more ... Read more...

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Knife-wielding Chinese injures six, commits suicide


August 23rd, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 23 (IANS) A man slashed six people with a knife and then killed himself in China, authorities said Tuesday.The incident occurred Monday in Longsheng county in the city ... Read more...

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Yoda crowned world’s ugliest dog


June 26th, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 26 (IANS) Fourteen-year-old Yoda with scruffy tufts of wiry hair, protruding tongue and gangly legs, has been crowned the world's ugliest dog, a media report said Sunday.Yoda's owner ... Read more...

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Drunk pilot falls off building, dies


June 26th, 2011 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) In a freak accident, a 25-year-old pilot who was drinking and partying with his friends died after falling off the fifth floor of an apartment ... Read more...

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Life in White House remains fairly private: Michelle Obama


May 5th, 2011 - 11:36 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 5 (ANI): US First Lady Michelle Obama has said life in the People's House 'remains fairly private' even though there are hundreds of people coming in and out of the ... Read more...

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Abbey Clancy and Peter Crouch to wed on June 31


April 11th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 11 (ANI): Model Abbey Clancy and her fiancee England striker Peter Crouch have reportedly set a date for their wedding after two years of engagement.The couple, who has been together ... Read more...

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Boy suffocates to death in lift


March 24th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Dhanbad (Jharkhand), March 24 (IANS) An eight-year-old boy suffocated to death Thursday in a stalled lift at an apartment building in this Jharkhand city, police said.Ayush was trapped in the ... Read more...

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3-alarm fire at New York City apartment building injures 31


March 13th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by BNO News
BROOKLYN (BNO NEWS) -- Firefighters in the New York City borough of Brooklyn were battling a 3-alarm fire at a residential building on early Sunday morning, fire officials said. Dozens of people ... Read more...

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Missing file not to impact combat plane deal: Antony


January 31st, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) The $10-billion tender for 126 combat planes the Indian Air Force wants to buy will progress unhindered as no secret relating to the deal was compromised due ... Read more...

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Army tightens rules to prevent land scams


January 28th, 2011 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) With a series of land scams staring in its face, the army Thursday said it has tightened rules for grant of no-objection certificates (NOC) to transfer ... Read more...

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Imam associated with Ground Zero mosque bows out as leader of project


January 15th, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 15 (ANI): The controversial imam, Feisal Abdul Rauf, who was the public face of an Islamic community center planned near Ground Zero, has bowed out as the religious leader ... Read more...

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LiLo moves into new home right beside ex lover Samantha Ronson


January 5th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 5 (ANI): It seems Lindsay Lohan just can't move on from her relationship with her former lover Samantha Ronson.The actress, who finished her 90-day rehab stint at the Betty ... Read more...

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Apparition of Virgin Mary spotted on side of apartment building in US


December 16th, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 16 (ANI): Residents of an apartment building in a city in the US have reported seeing an apparition of the Virgin Mary, which they believe is a sign for them ... Read more...

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