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Canada to drop penny from circulation


July 31st, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, July 31 (IANS) Canada will no longer circulate the one-cent coin as of Feb 4, 2013, Finance Minister Jim Flaherty announced.In his 2012 federal budget delivered in March, Flaherty ... Read more...

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Wearing thong was daunting task for McConaughey


July 11th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 11 (IANS) Actor Matthew McConaughey used to wear a thong on the sets of "Magic Mike" to get used to the skimpy underwear.The 42-year-old admits donning the skimpy ... Read more...

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People under scrutiny would rather commit sins of omission than commission


March 8th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 8 (ANI): A new study has said that people under scrutiny are more comfortable letting bad things happen rather than actively causing something bad.This is because they know other people ... Read more...

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Oz PM slaps levy on taxpayers to pay for 5.6 billion dollar flood bill


January 27th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 27(ANI): Australian taxpayers earning over 50,000 dollars a year will be hit with a new levy to help pay the estimated 5.6 billion dollar bill for flood devastation in the ... Read more...

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If it’s too easy, we are more likely to cheat: Study


November 24th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 24 (ANI): Most of us consider ourselves honest, believing that we wouldn't steal money, or cheat on a test - but what would you do if you found a 100-dollar ... Read more...

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Dollar Tree Recalled 682,000 Halloween Lanterns


October 28th, 2010 - 10:46 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Dollar Tree Stores have had to recall six hundred and eighty-two thousand Halloween lanterns due to the fact that the bulbs may overheat, and cause the ghost and ... Read more...

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682,000 Halloween lanterns to be recalled because of overheating issues


October 28th, 2010 - 10:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Dollar Tree Stores in conjunction with the Consumer Product Safety Commission in the United States have announced that they are recalling more than 600,000 battery ... Read more...

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Americans prefer dollar bills, leave 1.1 billion dollars in coins in languished state


August 11th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug. 11 (ANI): The American citizen's preference for dollar bills has left coins worth more than 1.1 billion dollars languishing in storage.According to The Telegraph, the reluctance to use coins could ... Read more...

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Obama signs bill to boost aid to states


August 11th, 2010 - 6:00 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 11 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Tuesday signed a 26-billion-dollar bill to help states prevent teacher layoffs and make their medicaid payments, hours after the House of Representatives passed ... Read more...

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Wyclef Jean isn’t qualified to be Haiti’s President, says ex bandmate


August 7th, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 7 (ANI): Hip-hop star Pras has said that he won't be casting his vote for his former Fugees bandmate Wyclef Jean, because he is not qualified to be Haiti's President.Just ... Read more...

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Oz man ‘racks up 104 traffic offences in six months’!


July 9th, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 9 (ANI): An Australian man has racked up 104 alleged traffic offences within six months.The 40-year-old from Sydney is accused of speeding 24 times, using an uninsured vehicle 26 times ... Read more...

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Woods says will defend his JBWere Masters title in Melbourne


June 9th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 9 (ANI): Tiger Woods will defend his Australian Masters title at Victoria Golf Club in November - and Victoria's taxpayers will again chip in half the three million dollar ... Read more...

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Alicia Keys Pregnant, Settles The Knot With Swiss Beatz


May 28th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Los Angeles, May 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz who have been together for quite some time now has finally confirmed Alicia Key's pregnancy report. Reportedly, the couple ... Read more...

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Robber hands out $100 bills


May 5th, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 5, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): This may be a one of its kind incident. A male, who stole from a bank, gave away two bills worth $100 to the members ... Read more...

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Lindsay Lohan’s massive temper tantrum


November 18th, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): 'Mean Girls' star Lindsay Lohan reportedly threw a massive temper tantrum when she was denied 15,000 dollars worth of free clothes and accessories.Lohan, 23, who was ... Read more...

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Richard “Night Stalker” Ramirez Convicted For Leung Murder


October 23rd, 2009 - 6:12 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Oct.23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The police have finally made a breakthrough in the case of the murder of the nine year old Mei Leung, twenty five years after her death. Lou ... Read more...

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Houston’s comeback on X Factor marred by wardrobe malfunction


October 19th, 2009 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 19 (ANI): Pop diva Whitney Houston's comeback appearance on The X Factor was marred by a wardrobe malfunction with her dress.Houston, 46, was clearly annoyed as she struggled with a ... Read more...

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Whitney Houston’s daughter encouraged her to sing again


October 18th, 2009 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 18 (ANI): Whitney Houston, who is set to make a comeback on X-Factor after fighting drugs and bad marriage, has revealed that her daughter encouraged her to sing once again.She ... Read more...

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Reese Witherspoon helps pay stressed woman’s grocery bill


August 31st, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 31 (ANI): The generous side of actress Reese Witherspoon was recently revealed when she took pity on a stressed mother, and helped her by paying her grocery bill at a ... Read more...

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Investigation launched into MJ’s memorial service


July 22nd, 2009 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 22 (ANI): Los Angeles officials have launched an investigation into Michael Jackson's memorial service, examining where was the taxpayers money spent.The ceremony, held at Staples Center on July 7, ... Read more...

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MJ memorial gig’s $1.4M bill ‘rips off’ LA City Council


July 13th, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 13 (ANI): Los Angeles City Council officials are apparently in talks about who should pay the 1.4 million dollar bill for Michael Jackson's memorial concert.The Mayor's office previously revealed ... Read more...

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Oz granny gets rogue tenant’s $1.3m toxic clean-up bill!


April 12th, 2009 - 10:44 am ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 12 (ANI): An Australian grandmother has been ordered to pay a 1.3-million dollar bill after her absconding rogue tenant left behind 300 drums of toxic waste at her warehouse.According to ... Read more...

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Video Showing Vice President’s Daughter Snorting Cocaine Spurious?


April 1st, 2009 - 10:49 pm ICT by GD
Reports say that the video showing the Vice President's daughter Ashley Biden snorting cocaine is actually a set up. According to a website the man responsible for the unsubstantiated episode was a ... Read more...

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Joe Biden’s daughter’s ‘cocaine snorting video’ up for sale


March 29th, 2009 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
New York, March 29 (ANI): U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden may have to face shame after a video of his daughter allegedly snorting cocaine has been put for sale, according to online reports.The ... Read more...

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Obama memorabilia industry worth at least a quarter of a billion dollars


January 20th, 2009 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): As the world continues to drown in recession, a surprising new finding has come to surface the Barack Obama industry is reportedly worth at least a quarter ... Read more...

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Kenyans celebrate as son of soil Obama gets set o become 44th US President


January 20th, 2009 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Nairobi (Kenya), Jan.20 (ANI): Americans aren''t the only ones celebrating Barack Obama''s ascendancy to the US presidency. Kenyans too are embracing the American-born son of a Kenyan man as one of ... Read more...

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Sarah Palin defends herself against wardrobe and foreign affairs criticism


November 11th, 2008 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): The campaign for the 2008 U.S. presidential election is over, but Sarah Palin is still defending herself from the criticism that arose from the cost of her ... Read more...

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Palin says her future plans in `Gods hands


November 11th, 2008 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov.11 (ANI): Losing Republican vice-presidential candidate and Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, who could seek re-election in 2010 or potentially run for president in 2012, has said that her future plans ... Read more...

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Republican newsletter showing Obama with watermelon and ribs sparks outrage


October 17th, 2008 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Riverside (California, US), Oct.17 (ANI): A San Bernardino County Republican groups distribution of a newsletter picturing Barack Obama on a phony 10 dollar bill adorned with a watermelon, ribs and a ... Read more...

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Senate passes housing rescue plan, Bush to sign soon


July 27th, 2008 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
DPA Washington, July 26 (DPA) The US Senate Saturday passed a multi-billion dollar bill to address the ongoing crisis in the American housing market, paving the way for US President George W. Bush ... Read more...

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