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Chinese man jailed for robbing corn on the cob


July 18th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 18 (IANS) A 20-year-old unemployed man in Shanghai has been sentenced to jail for 10 months for robbing a convenience store of a steamed corn-on-the-cob worth a mere ... Read more...

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Smallest town in US up for sale


April 5th, 2012 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 5 (IANS/EFE) Buford, Wyoming, the smallest town in the US, is going on sale this week for an asking price of $100,000.The sale, set for Thursday, "represents a ... Read more...

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Seven die in US college shooting


April 3rd, 2012 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 3 (IANS) Seven people were killed and three wounded in a shooting spree at a college in northern California, CNN reported Monday citing police.Gunfire erupted at Oikos University, ... Read more...

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Lottery fever hits as ‘Mega Millions’ jackpot reaches $540 million


March 30th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The jackpot for Friday's Mega Millions drawing increased to $540 million on Thursday, an increase of $40 million compared to a day earlier as millions across the ... Read more...

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New York Police investigate Molotov cocktail attacks


January 3rd, 2012 - 12:48 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, Jan 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The New York Police are burning the midnight oil as they continue their investigation into the four Molotov cocktail attacks that happened on Sunday. One ... Read more...

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Four Britons held guilty of murdering Asian man


November 12th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 12 (IANS) Four Britons have been found guilty of murdering an Asian shopkeeper in Birmingham, BBC reported.Suppiah Tharmaseelan, 48, was stabbed in a robbery at the Select Convenience ... Read more...

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Teens growing addicted to junk food


July 29th, 2011 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 28 (IANS) Fast food joints, sprouting up in your neighbourhood, are not healthy signs for your teenaged son or daughter. They tempt and habituate kids into snacking regularly ... Read more...

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Pakistani terror suspect arrested in Canada


July 24th, 2011 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 24 (IANS) A Pakistani man was arrested in Canada Saturday for war crimes and terror links.Arshad Muhammad, who was arrested from the Toronto suburb of Mississauga, has reportedly ... Read more...

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Sleepless and tense in Sendai


March 15th, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Sendai (Japan), March 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A crumpled dark blue truck hanging out of the window of a local convenience store on Sendai's ravaged coastline is a powerful symbol of ... Read more...

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A course seeks ways to tackle Islamophobia


February 3rd, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 3 (IANS) To deal with the spurt of hate crimes against Muslims that have seen a 17-fold increase post 9/11 terror attacks in the US, a course will be ... Read more...

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Two men charged with Indian student’s murder in US (Lead)


December 28th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 28 (IANS) US authorities have charged two men with murder in the fatal shooting of a 22-year-old Indian student during an aggressive 20-second robbery on Christmas morning at a convenience ... Read more...

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Two men charged for Andhra student’s murder in US


December 28th, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 28 (IANS) The US authorities have booked two men for gunning down a 22-year-old Indian student in a robbery on Christmas morning at a convenience store in Texas where he ... Read more...

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Indian student killed in US (Second Lead)


December 26th, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad/Washington, Dec 26 (IANS) A 22-year-old Indian student hailing from Andhra Pradesh, who was working part time at a convenience store in the US, was shot dead by robbers, his family and ... Read more...

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Indian student shot dead in US (Lead)


December 26th, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad/Washington, Dec 26 (IANS) An Indian student hailing from Andhra Pradesh has been shot dead during a robbery at a convenience store in the US, his family and US media reportS said ... Read more...

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Andhra student shot dead in US


December 26th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 26 (IANS) A student hailing from Andhra Pradesh has been shot dead in the US by unidentified robbers, his family said.Elaprolu Jayachandra, 22, was shot dead by unidentified robbers at ... Read more...

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Two suspects questioned by cops in connection with Brit-Indian shopkeeper’s murder


November 29th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 29 (ANI): Two suspects held on suspicion of stabbing a Brit-Indian shopkeeper to death as his daughter watched on the store's CCTV system, have been questioned today by detectives.The ... Read more...

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Brit-Indian shopkeeper’s murder watched by teenage daughter on CCTV


November 29th, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 29 (ANI): The teenage daughter of a Brit-Indian shopkeeper, who was stabbed to death during a suspected robbery, watched in horror as the attack was shown on CCTV in the ... Read more...

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How about fried onions spiced up with a used condom for dinner?


November 6th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 06 (ANI): A used condom was found inside a 100gm packet of fried onion that had been sold at a convenience store in Singapore.According to the Sin Chew ... Read more...

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Bollywood film ‘Crook’ slammed as racist


October 14th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 14 (ANI): The Bollywood film 'Crook: it's Good to be Bad', which has scenes inspired from the violent attacks on Indian students in Melbourne, has been slammed as racist.In the ... Read more...

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Fort Bliss Shooting Mystery Not Clear


September 21st, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A voracious shooting attack took place in a shop at Fort Bliss leaving one dead and two wounded on Monday. The incident occurred at a base ... Read more...

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‘Darth Vader’ Robber Jamie C. Hernandez Arrested


September 20th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Darth Vader is a fictional character from "Star Wars" saga, who appeared as the chief antagonist in the original trilogy and was one of the main ... Read more...

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Worker tried to con lottery winner out of $14 mn


September 18th, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 18 (IANS) A convenience store worker refused to handover the winning ticket of $14 million of an elderly man after he showed it to him at the shop to find ... Read more...

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Delhi 2010 Main Press Centre to be operational from September 23


September 6th, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep. 6 (ANI): The Organising Committee of the CWG 2010 Delhi has made elaborate arrangements for the international and national media that will be converging on the city for the ... Read more...

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‘Crook It’s Good To Be Bad ‘, Is About Racism


August 31st, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 31, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Emraan Hashmi's next release "Crook It's Good To Be Bad' is going to deal with the serious issue of racism, which had occurred in Australia recently. ... Read more...

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Bank ATMs too can be hacked


August 1st, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Las Vegas, Aug 1 (IANS) Even bank ATMs are not hack-proof. A security expert in US has demonstrated how a hacker using specific software can make the automated teller machines spew out ... Read more...

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Indian-run store sells alcohol to kids, loses licence


July 16th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 16 (IANS) A convenience store run by an Indian couple has lost its alcohol licence in Britain after it was found regularly selling spirits to under-18s. The police have blamed the ... Read more...

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“7-Eleven” Celebrates Free Slurpee Day


July 11th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dallas, July 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) July 11 which falls on Sunday marks the 83rd Birth Anniversary of 7-Eleven. Living up to their old habit, the convenience store plans to celebrate ... Read more...

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Fortunate American Woman Wins Lottery For An Extraordinary Fourth Time


July 10th, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 10, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Joan Ginther is a 63-year-old American woman, who resides in Las Vegas, Nevada. She has now been designated as the most fortunate lottery ... Read more...

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New Hampshire man arrested for 154th time!


July 3rd, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 3 (ANI): A New Hampshire man, who looks set on having a career as a criminal, has been arrested for the 154th time.According to the Portsmouth Herald, Paul Baldwin, 49, ... Read more...

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Women living closer to grocery store ‘are more likely to be obese’


July 3rd, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 3 (ANI): The closer a woman lives to the grocery store, the greater is her BMI, found a study.Researchers at the University at Buffalo conducted a neighbourhood-scaled exploratory study that ... Read more...

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Shots fired near G-20 summit venue


June 22nd, 2010 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, June 22 (IANS) Shots were fired early Tuesday from a moving vehicle near the venue of this week's G-20 summit here, police said.According to police, three shots ... Read more...

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Beards banned for Japanese workers over environmental issues!


June 19th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 19 (ANI): Bosses in a Japanese city have come to the defence of their decision to ban beards at work places by saying they are being environmentally friendly.According to the ... Read more...

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Another Telugu student murdered in US


June 13th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 13 (IANS) Another Telugu student has been found murdered in the US. Adarsh John, a student of Texas University, was murdered by unidentified people Saturday, his relatives said. Adarsh, who was ... Read more...

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Larry Platt Death Rumor Spreading Like Fire


June 2nd, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez June 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Contrary to circulating rumors of Larry Platt being dead, the singer has himself confirmed that he is very much alive. Larry Platt, the 63-year-old 'Pants On ... Read more...

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General Larry Platt Dead? Not Known, But Possibly A Rumor


May 31st, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Atlanta, May 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Certain rumors are floating on the internet about yet another death. Such rumors float in the internet almost every other day, but this time, it ... Read more...

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