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iPhone 5 sets a 2 mn pre-booking record (Lead)


September 18th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) iPhone 5 has emerged as the fastest pre-booked device Apple has ever released with more than two million first-day orders, twice the one million orders iPhone ... Read more...

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iPhone 5 sets a 2 million sales record


September 18th, 2012 - 9:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) iPhone 5 has emerged as the fastest-selling device Apple has ever released with more than two million first-day orders, twice the one million orders iPhone 4S ... Read more...

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EBay Bans Spells and Potions


August 31st, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) People selling spells and portions will have to go somewhere else to sell their spells and portions. EBay, which is a renowned online site for selling ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Users surprisingly candid in text messaging


May 17th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 17 (IANS) Surprisingly, text messaging seems to evoke more truthful responses to sensitive questions, according to a new study. "The preliminary results of our study suggest that people ... Read more...

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Police: No link found between New Jersey murders and New York serial killer


April 14th, 2011 - 1:20 am ICT by BNO News
SUFFOLK COUNTY, NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- Police in New York state have so far found no evidence to link the murders of four prostitutes in New Jersey in 2006 to the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Smuggling on the rise in US: Report


April 9th, 2011 - 10:03 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 9 (IANS) Smuggling is on the rise in the US, with seizures by the country's customs department up 35 percent in the fiscal year 2010 from 2009, ... Read more...

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Police find more victims of suspected Long Island serial killer


April 5th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by BNO News
SUFFOLK COUNTY, NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- Three more victims of a suspected serial killer were found along a remote beach in Long Island, New York on Monday, raising the number of ... Read more...

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US man lures woman with free room on Craigslist turns her into sex slave


February 16th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 16 (ANI): A man in the US has been accused of imprisoning a woman and turning her into his sex slave for more than a week after she accepted his ... Read more...

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“The Craigslist Killer” Movie Premieres On Lifetime


January 4th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The poor girl gets cheated on by her picture-perfect murderer husband. "The Craigslist Killer" is an original Lifetime film that was premiered this Monday, at 9:00 ... Read more...

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Craigslist ‘pulls off explicit sex ads globally’


December 20th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 20 (ANI): Craigslist has apparently removed its controversial 'adult services' section worldwide following the shut down in the U.S. earlier this year.According to Wired.com, the highly criticized area ... Read more...

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FBI joins investigation into New York ’serial killer’


December 15th, 2010 - 11:28 pm ICT by BNO News
BABYLON, NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- The New York field office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) on Wednesday joined the investigation into a possible serial killer after four bodies were ... Read more...

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14-year-old British Columbia girl arrested for luring teens into prostitution


November 20th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, Nov 20 (ANI): A 14-year-old British Columbia girl has been arrested after allegedly prostituting herself and luring other girls into prostitution through the online classified site Craigslist.In online ads posted on ... Read more...

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US govt using social networks to spy on citizens?


October 14th, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 14 (ANI): Claims of the US government using social networks to spy on its citizens have emerged.The claims were made after an Electronics Frontier Foundation freedom of information request uncovered ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

School Teacher Melissa Petro Admits Being A Former Sex Worker


September 28th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) An elementary school teacher has been reassigned from her job after school authorities found out that she was a former stripper and prostitute. Melissa Petro was ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Ads for prostitution and erotic services still visible on Craigslist


September 6th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 6 (ANI): Craigslist website might have self-censored the Adult Services section of its website, but ads alluding to sexual services and prostitution can still be seen in the Casual Encounters ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Craigslist Censors Its ‘Adult Services’ Segment


September 6th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Washington, September 6, 2010 (Just Flashed): Craigslist happens to be a prominent American website. It has now discontinued (obstructed) its "adult services' segment in America. The rationale behind the discontinuation is that ... Read more...

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Craigslist dumps ‘adult service’ ads


September 5th, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept 5 (ANI): The popular website for classified ads Craigslist has blocked access to its 'adult services' section.Users now see a black bar with the word 'censored' where the listings ... Read more...

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Public Outrage Leads Craigslist To Censor Adult Services


September 4th, 2010 - 10:58 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Sep 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) As per the latest reports, the classified advertisement website Craigslist has removed its Adult Services section from its website. Various media sources came up with reports ... Read more...

Posted in Business, Technology Industry News |

Police Nab Pimp With The Help Of Backpage


September 3rd, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Sep 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Police arrested a pimp after going through his advertisement in Backpage. The pimp used the ad portal to promote two girls who were found to be ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Craigslist ‘not doing enough to end sex trafficking on its site’


September 3rd, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 3 (ANI): Recently, female victims of sex trafficking on the website Craigslist pleaded with founder Craig Newmark to delete the adult services section of the site, where sex ads are ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Autopsy Scheduled for Philip Markoff, Craigslist Killer


August 16th, 2010 - 11:59 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to ‘CNN’ news, an autopsy has been scheduled for today (Monday) in the death of the so called “Craigslist Killer” Philip Markoff, who was the ... Read more...

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Craigslist killer Phillip Markoff found dead in his Boston cell after suspected suicide


August 16th, 2010 - 6:06 am ICT by BNO News
BOSTON (BNO NEWS) – A former U.S. medical student that allegedly murdered a masseuse he met through Craigslist, stylized the ‘Craigslist killer’, has been found dead in his cell on Sunday after ... Read more...

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Craigslist responds to claims of promoting prostitution


August 10th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 10 (ANI): Online marketplace Craigslist has responded to allegations that it helps promote prostitution, after two women made an appeal to close the site's adult section, saying it had wrecked ... Read more...

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Online ad website accused of being ‘hub for child prostitution’


August 9th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 9 (ANI): Two young women have alleged that they were repeatedly sold for sex by Craigslist, the online classified advertising website.In an open letter to Craig Newmark, the website's owner, ... Read more...

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Time Square Bomb Suspect Had Some Other Targets In Mind


May 19th, 2010 - 7:11 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri New York, May 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It has been revealed by a senior US counterterrorism official that Faisal Shahzad the alleged Times Square bomber had more sinister plans in his ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Computer programmer among 3 detained Pakistanis in New York


May 15th, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 15 (IANS) One of the three Pakistani men detained by US authorities investigating the failed Times Square car bombing is a computer programmer, one a gas station attendant and ... Read more...

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US woman who offered sex for World Series tickets found guilty of attempted prostitution


March 27th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 27 (ANI): A woman in Philadelphia who placed advertisement seeking World Series tickets in exchange of sexual favors has been charged for attempting prostitution.Susan Finkelstein, 44, had placed advertisement on ... Read more...

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US man pimping wife for sex on craigslist charged with felony


March 18th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Chicago, Mar 18 (ANI): A Minnesota man, who is said to have pimped his wife for sex on craigslist, has been charged with a felony after he was arrested at a downtown ... Read more...

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Conan O’Brien Tour Eagerly Awaited By Fans


March 13th, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Mar 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is no doubt that ace comedian and former NBC show host Conan O' Brien continues to be as popular even after his brief exit from ... Read more...

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Susan Finkelstein arrested for offering sex for World Series tickets


October 28th, 2009 - 10:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Philadelphia, Oct 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 43 year old Philadelphia woman Susan Finkelstein has been arrested for offering sex in exchange for World Series tickets. Police say a woman who solicited ... Read more...

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Arnie holds online Garage Sale to balance California’s budget!


August 28th, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 28 (ANI): California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is holding an online "garage sale" in a bid to balance the 26-billion dollar deficit of the state budget.The "Governator" has put ... Read more...

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Hardcore sex simulation scenes in new movie turned off Josh Lucas


July 9th, 2009 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 9 (ANI): Actor Josh Lucas admits that the seedy scenes in his new movie left him feeling dirty and 'strange'.The Sweet Home Alabama star, who plays a con man ... Read more...

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Michael Jackson memorial tickets for sale


July 6th, 2009 - 11:14 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
Just hours after Michael Jackson fans were notified if they had won tickets to the entertainers memorial at the Los Angeles Staples Center on Tuesday, tickets for the closed event started ... Read more...

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Oscar winning songwriter accused of multiple rapes


June 24th, 2009 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 24 (DPA) Joseph Brooks, who won an Oscar in 1978 for the song "You Light Up", was arrested Tuesday and charged with sexually assaulting 11 women. According to Manhattan District ... Read more...

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Oscar-winning songwriter and director Joseph Brooks charged with rapes


June 24th, 2009 - 1:30 am ICT by admin
NEW YORK CITY (BNO NEWS) -- Oscar award winning songwriter and director Joseph Brooks has been arrested on charges that he raped and sexually assaulted 11 women over a 3 year period, ... Read more...

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