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Two British policewomen sacked for racial abuse


September 10th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS) Two women police officers in Britain have been sacked after a colleague recorded them having a conversation in which one said that black people looked like ... Read more...

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Beyonce writes open letter to Michelle Obama


April 14th, 2012 - 7:32 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 14 (IANS) Singer Beyonce has penned an open letter to the US' First Lady, Michelle Obama, thanking her for fostering a positive environment for black women.According ... Read more...

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Young women often fail to spot weight gain


January 11th, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Texas, Jan 11 (IANS) Young women fail to recognize weight gain which may be as much as 5 kg, putting them at risk for cardiovascular disease and other obesity-related conditions. ... Read more...

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US birth rates decline amid recession


October 14th, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 14 (IANS) A sharp drop in birth rates in the US in the past few years reflects economic recession in the country that started in 2008, said a ... Read more...

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Leona Lewis raises eyebrows with quirky dresses, ‘boob job’


February 12th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 12 (ANI): It's not just the quirky outfits that are attracting everyone's attention, but Leona Lewis's apparent boob job too.The 25-year-old singer appeared to be sporting a whole new ... Read more...

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Oral contraceptive use linked to increased risk of breast cancer


August 4th, 2010 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 4 (ANI): In a new study, scientists found that African American women who use oral contraceptives have a greater likelihood of developing breast cancer than nonusers.The study results were ... Read more...

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Lonnie Franklin Jr. arrested in the ‘Grim Sleeper’ case


July 8th, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Lonnie Franklin Jr. who is suspected of killing 10 people and who was on the run for more than twenty years has finally been arrested.Police arrested ... Read more...

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Grim Sleeper Serial Killer Arrested On Wednesday In Los Angeles


July 8th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 8, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Grim Sleeper was arrested on suspicion this Wednesday in Los Angeles and will be charged in court today. The 57 year old retired police ... Read more...

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Lonnie David Franklin Jr. Arrested On Suspicion Of Being “Grim Sleeper”


July 8th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Los Angeles, July 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Wednesday the Los Angeles Police Department arrested Lonnie David Franklin Jr. as the suspected murderer involved in the murder of at least 11 ... Read more...

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Rihanna wants more black models in fashion industry


June 10th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, June 10 (ANI): Pop diva Rihanna says that being in the high-flying fashion industry is a 'big deal' for a black girl and that there should be more black models ... Read more...

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Grim Sleeper Hunt Intensified By LAPD


May 6th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Los Angeles, May 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The billboards in Los Angeles have been pasted with new sketches of an unidentified person, who, according to the police is the infamous Grim ... Read more...

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Genital Herpes Still Rampant In US


March 14th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Mar 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey of the United States has concluded from a recent survey that a huge number of people in the country ... Read more...

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Washington to become first American city to distribute free female condoms


March 6th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar. 6 (ANI): Washington DC is set to become the first city in the United States to distribute female condoms for free after the launch of a project under which 500,000 ... Read more...

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John Mayer: Turning Over A New Leaf?


March 1st, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Mar 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) John Mayer seems to have turned over a new leaf. After his garrulous act in the interview in the Playboy magazine, in which he had been ... Read more...

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Black women more likely to develop weakened heart muscle at childbirth


February 23rd, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): A new study suggests that black women are at an increased risk of developing weakened heart muscle at childbirth.The study looking into the incidence of peripartum cardiomyopathy in ... Read more...

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Atlanta anti-abortion billboards are controversial


February 16th, 2010 - 12:15 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Atlanta, Feb 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Atlanta anti-abortion billboards are causing a lot of controversy, as they claim that the black children are an endangered species. The ads on the billboard feature a ... Read more...

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Mayer’s ‘racially charged’ comments disgust Robinson Peete


February 14th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 14 (IANS) Actress Holly Robinson Peete has been left "disgusted and offended" after reading John Mayer's "racially charged" comments in an interview with Playboy magazine. The rocker has been ... Read more...

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Black Women Not Preferred: Says John Mayer’s Manhood


February 11th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Feb 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) John Mayer is in the news yet again. However, this time he's in the headlines for all the wrong reasons. In a recent interview with a ... Read more...

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John Mayer apologizes for ‘white supremacist penis’ comment


February 11th, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 11 (ANI): John Mayer has apologized for his Playboy Interview, saying he has 'created a monster' after spilling details about sleeping with ex-girlfriend singer Jessica Simpson and referring to ... Read more...

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Extending Afghan war terrible mistake: US author


December 19th, 2009 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Describing the US troop surge in war-torn Afghanistan as a "terrible mistake", a Pulitzer prize winning American author and an ardent Gandhi admirer Saturday said war ... Read more...

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People rejoice firing of Kim Zolciak & NeNe Leakes from ‘The Real Housewives of Atlanta’


December 14th, 2009 - 2:17 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Atlanta, Dec 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Majority of the people are quite pleased that Kim Zolciak and NeNe Leakes have reportedly been fired from ‘The Real Housewives of Atlanta’. And the ... Read more...

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Mo’Nique gets serious in ‘Precious’


November 6th, 2009 - 1:35 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The famous comedian Mo’Nique has taken up a tough task in her new movie ‘Precious’. The fun loving comedian has taken up a tough mental challenge ... Read more...

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Naomi Campbell wants to see more black models in fashion industry


October 22nd, 2009 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 22 (ANI): Naomi Campbell has slammed fashion label bosses, accusing them of not giving opportunities to black and Asian models.Breaking down barriers, Campbell became the first black model to ... Read more...

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Solange Knowles spent $50K yearly on hair


October 2nd, 2009 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 2 (ANI): Singer Solange Knowles has revealed that she used to spend 50,000 dollars on her hair yearly, before she decided to stop and cut it all off.Knowles, 23, ... Read more...

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Pre-pregnancy depression may increase premature birth risk


June 11th, 2009 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11 (ANI): Women of all races, who suffer from pre-pregnancy depressive mood, face heightened risk of premature birth, according to a study.However, black women have nearly two times the odds ... Read more...

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Girls with childhood abuse history ‘at early menarche risk’


May 19th, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 19 (ANI): A new study has found that girls with a history of childhood abuse are at a risk of early menarche or onset of their menstrual periods before age ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama’s not a great beauty: model Iman


May 16th, 2009 - 11:42 am ICT by ANI
London, May 16 (ANI): US First Lady Michelle Obama might be a style icon for the whole wide world, but Iman, one of the first black supermodels, begs to differ.The 53-year-old catwalk ... Read more...

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Lowest white, highest black turnout helped Obama in US elections


May 1st, 2009 - 9:19 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 1 (IANS) The lowest white turnout and record black women and youth ballots in the historic November election put Barack Obama in the White House, according new poll ... Read more...

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Theater/Psychology Alumni Terricka Cason on E! Reality Show


April 20th, 2009 - 3:44 pm ICT by GD
When Terricka Cason graduated from college at 20, her highly educated East St. Louis family hoped she would become a lawyer. She did not, and her family understood it when she wanted ... Read more...

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Obama Chia Pet pulled of shelves after complaints


April 9th, 2009 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
Chicago (US), Apr.9 (ANI): Drug store chain Walgreens has removed a Barack Obama version of the Chia Pet from its stores.The Deerfield-headquartered drugstore chain made the move Friday after getting a ... Read more...

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Black women three times more likely to develop aggressive breast cancer


March 25th, 2009 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 25 (ANI): Black women are three times more likely than whites to develop aggressive breast cancer, according to a new study.The research team led by Dr Carol Rosenberg at ... Read more...

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Overweight parents more likely to misperceive their kids weights


March 19th, 2009 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 19 (ANI): A new study has shown that parents are likely to misperceive their childs weight especially those parents who are overweight themselves.Looking at several studies that examine ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama has a huge fan club


February 5th, 2009 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.5 (ANI): US First Lady Michelle Obama, it seems, has a huge fan club. This was apparent when crowds gathered inside and outside the huge headquarters of the Department of Education ... Read more...

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Increase physical activity, limit TV viewing to avoid diabetes


December 9th, 2008 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 9 (ANI): Reducing time spent watching television and increasing time spent walking briskly or engaged in vigorous physical activity can help reduce the incidence of type 2 diabetes, suggests ... Read more...

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Naomi Campbell may retire following her black on the ramp crusade success


September 18th, 2008 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept 18 (ANI): If reports are to be believed, supermodel Naomi Campbell may soon retire, for she thinks she is through with her bit to promote Black people in ... Read more...

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