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Pitt, Washington in ‘Candy Store’?


August 25th, 2012 - 9:41 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 25 (IANS) Actors Brad Pitt and Denzel Washington are reportedly in talks to star in Stephen Gaghan's upcoming crime thriller "Candy Store".According to hollywoodreporter.com, the discussions ... Read more...

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It’s granny time for Rihanna


March 19th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
New York, March 19 (IANS) Singer Rihanna tweeted her grandmother's birthday party pictures online and gave fans a glimpse of her home life.She cooked a birthday meal for her ... Read more...

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Gary Ackerman, friend of India, calls it quits


March 16th, 2012 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 16 (IANS) Gary Ackerman, a longtime Democratic congressman considered a great friend of India, has announced he would not seek re-election, bringing to an end a colourful political ... Read more...

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US artists to visit India for smart power diplomacy


October 19th, 2011 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) As part of America's "smart power diplomacy" initiative, 15 American artists and collaborative artist teams will visit 15 countries including India to engage in people-to-people diplomacy ... Read more...

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Photojournalist killed in Libya (Lead)


April 21st, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 21 (IANS) Photojournalist Tim Hetherington has been killed in Libya's troubled city of Misrata, a media report said Thursday.Two other photographers were hurt when they were hit by ... Read more...

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Sbarro pizza chain planning to file for bankruptcy


April 1st, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, April 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Reports on the Internet indicate that Sbarro Inc. is considering filing for bankruptcy. A source cited in the reports say the company missed interest payments on ... Read more...

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Turtle sparks a blaze in the house of its owner


March 23rd, 2011 - 12:55 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An African spurred sulcata tortoise torched the house belonging to the father of its owner when it tried to escape from its tank.The turtle, Giovani, in ... Read more...

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14 die in New York tour bus accident


March 13th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar.13 (ANI): Atleast 14 people were killed as a tour bus overturned on the highway, in the Bronx, New York. The bus had just reached the outskirts of New York City ... Read more...

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PETA protests pigeon racing outside Mike Tyson’s home


March 9th, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Mar 9 (ANI): Animal rights activists People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals held a demonstration outside former boxing champ Mike Tyson's home to protest his role in pigeon racing.Henderson police ... Read more...

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Mike Tyson’s first love was a pigeon!


March 7th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 07 (ANI): Mike Tyson has revealed that 'first thing he ever loved was a pigeon'.The boxer confessed that he threw his very first punch at the age of 11 after ... Read more...

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Six Indian-Americans caught in US Medicare fraud


February 18th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 18 (IANS) At least six Indian Americans are among more than 100 doctors, nurses and health care executives arrested by the authorities in the biggest US crackdown on ... Read more...

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Bizarre ‘dead mice into humans’ hobby is a rage in Brooklyn


February 14th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 14 (ANI): A bizarre hobby of converting dead mice into miniature 'humans' is taking hold in Brooklyn and fast turning into a very popular trend.A Gowanus gallery offering a ... Read more...

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US restaurant sells handbags made from cows customers have just eaten


February 11th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 11 (ANI): A restaurant in America is offering its customers the chance to buy leather handbags made from the skin of the cow that they have just eaten.According to the ... Read more...

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Comedian David Frye Passes Away At 77


January 30th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Las Vegas, Jan 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Comedian David Frye, who attained wide fame in the 1960's and the 70's for his perfect impressions of a number of noted political personalities ... Read more...

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Tyson’s love for pigeons mirrors Brando’s ‘Waterfront’ boxer character


January 24th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 24 (ANI): It seems Mike Tyson has some similarities with the boxer character actor Marlon Brando played in 1954 movie 'On The Waterfront', with both sharing a love for pigeons.Tyson, ... Read more...

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FBI cracks down on mafia, arrests more than 100


January 21st, 2011 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 21 (IANS/EFE) The FBI and other US agencies arrested more than 110 people Thursday in a massive operation targeting organised crime in the Northeast and New England, Attorney General ... Read more...

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U.S. arrests 127 suspects in massive operation against mobsters


January 21st, 2011 - 12:17 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- Federal indictments were unsealed in U.S. District Courts in Providence and in three other federal judicial districts on Thursday, charging 91 members and associates of seven organized ... Read more...

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Jay Z invests in fast food joint in his native NY


January 12th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 12 (ANI): Jay Z has made a new investment to expand his business empire.The rap mogul has expanded his business domain by investing in a fast food restaurant in his ... Read more...

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Homeless Man Ted Williams ‘Golden Voice’ Goes Viral


January 5th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) What would you call this? Deprived by destiny or deprived by the civilized world? Meet Ted Williams, a one-time radio announcer, who is walking on the ... Read more...

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Anne Hathaway moves into boyfriend’s NY home


December 24th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 24 (ANI): Anne Hathaway has apparently moved into boyfriend Adam Shulman's New York apartment.The 28-year-old star has been dating the actor, who appeared in TV series West Wing, since ... Read more...

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50 Cent named in copyright infringement case


December 16th, 2010 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 16 (IANS) Rapper 50 Cent is facing allegations of copyright infringement in a lawsuit by a little-known rapper.Tyrone Simmons, also known as Caliber, filed the lawsuit in a Brooklyn, New ... Read more...

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Taylor Swift Is On A Professional As Well As Personal High!


December 6th, 2010 - 11:42 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Maroon 5 had performed her singles hit number 'Mine' and it was with amazing interest that the star singer was spotted recording the live performance on her cell phone.The excited girl ... Read more...

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‘Ugly Betty’ actor Michael Brea confesses to killing his mother


November 28th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ugly Betty actor Michael Brea has confessed that he killed his mother – Yannick Brea. She was 55 years old and used to stay ... Read more...

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Swift spends Thanksgiving with Gyllenhaal?


November 27th, 2010 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 27 (IANS) Hollywood actors Taylor Swift and Jake Gyllenhaal have refuelled speculation of a romance by reportedly celebrating Thanksgiving Day together.The couple was first rumoured to be in a relationship ... Read more...

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Jake Gyllenhaal And Taylor Swift Celebrate Their First Thanksgiving


November 27th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Thursday when the entire nation was busy with their Thanksgiving dinner and party, the two new love birds, Jake Gyllenhaal and Taylor Swift were seen ... Read more...

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Taylor Swift, Jake Gyllenhaal spent Thanksgiving Day together?


November 27th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 27 (ANI): 'Love Story' singer Taylor Swift and Jake Gyllenhaal reportedly celebrated Thanksgiving Day together, fuelling romance rumours.The pair first sparked rumours of a relationship after they were spotted ... Read more...

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Taylor Swift dating Jake Gyllenhaal?


October 30th, 2010 - 7:24 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 30 (IANS) Country singer Taylor Swift has fuelled rumours that she is dating Hollywood actor Jake Gyllenhaal after talk show host Ellen DeGeneres grilled the young star about her "handsome" ... Read more...

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David Blaine Is Expecting His First Baby


October 4th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar, Oct 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) David Blaine revealed to one of the sources that he and his fiance Alize Guinochet, are all set to become parents. The magician revealed this news ... Read more...

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Texas fugitive arrested in NY for role in 22-year-old murder case


September 24th, 2010 - 4:12 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) – A Texas fugitive on Thursday was arrested by the Federal Bureau of Investigation's (FBI) Joint Bank Robbery Task Force for his role in a 22-year-old murder case, ... Read more...

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Officer hurt after NYPD helicopter makes emergency landing in Brooklyn


September 23rd, 2010 - 3:36 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK CITY (BNO NEWS) -- A police officer was slightly injured when a New York Police Department helicopter made an emergency landing in Brooklyn, officials said.The incident happened around 3.46 p.m. ... Read more...

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West Indian Day Parade Revives The Spirit Of Unity In Diversity


September 7th, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri NEW YORK, Sep 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It was a spectacular show of beautiful costumes, different music and different cultures coming together in West Indian Day Parade 2010. The annual ... Read more...

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Wyclef Jean can’t be Haiti’s next president


August 21st, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 21 (IANS) Haiti-born hip hop star Wyclef Jean, who had filed for candidacy in the presidential elections in that country, has not made it to the final list as ... Read more...

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Rapper Foxy Brown denies flashing her bottom at neighbour


August 2nd, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 2 (ANI): American rapper Foxy Brown has denied allegations that she flashed her bottom at her neighbour during a heated argument outside their homes in Brooklyn, New York.According to ... Read more...

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Enthrone To Tour North America


July 31st, 2010 - 9:01 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 31, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The black metal band from Belgium, Enthroned will kick off their long awaited North American tour next week. The trek will mark the band's first ... Read more...

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Ex-banker fired for being ‘too hot’ may sue new boss


June 8th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 8 (ANI): Former Citigroup banker, Debrahlee Lorenzana, who was fired because she was 'too hot', refused to be tight-lipped about the discrimination against her at the company and threatened to ... Read more...

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