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50-year hunt continue for Alcatraz inmates

June 10th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
San Fransisco, June 10 (IANS) It's been 50 years since they escaped from US' most foreboding prison, Alcatraz. But a US marshal is still looking for the three bank robbers.On ... Read more...

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Modern sparrows sing louder to be heard

April 5th, 2012 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
London, April 5 (IANS) Urban sparrows today have a far more high-pitched song than they did 50 years ago because they want to be heard over noise of the city, ... Read more...

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Death toll rises to 12 after bridge collapses on Indonesia’s Borneo island

November 28th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA (BNO NEWS) -- The death toll after a bridge collapsed on the Indonesian island of Borneo during the weekend has risen to at least twelve, officials said on Monday. More than ... Read more...

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Tony Bennett sings ‘God Bless America’ in the World Series Game

October 28th, 2010 - 11:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tony Bennett wowed everybody at the AT&T Park last night in San Francisco with his delivery of “God Bless America.”The performance was during 2010 World Series. ... Read more...

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Google tests self-driving car in California

October 10th, 2010 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 10 (ANI): Engineers at Google tested a car that drives on its own on the streets of California, the company has announced.The cars uses video cameras mounted on the roof, ... Read more...

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‘315bn pounds of plastic in oceans right now’

July 11th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 11 (ANI): An ocean conservationist has claimed that there is approximately 315 billion pounds of plastic in the oceans as of today.Stiv Wilson of the ocean conservation group 5 Gyres ... Read more...

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Suicide barriers don’t really cut suicide rates

July 7th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 7 (ANI): Putting suicide barriers on bridges might not reduce overall suicide rates by jumping from heights, because people may change location for their suicide attempt, according to a new ... Read more...

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Indian origin author scripts tale of migrants and myths (IANS Books)

June 21st, 2010 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee In his new novel, "The Mythologist", San Francisco-based Indian origin author Vamsee Juluri has captured the inner chaos of a young migrant in the US who has grown up in ... Read more...

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60 Minutes Reports: Future of San Fransisco’s Bay Bridge

April 26th, 2010 - 10:34 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Most people who live and work in the San Fransisco Bay area are aware of the extreme likelihood that they will be hit with a catastrophic earthquake similar ... Read more...

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San Francisco’s Bay Bridge closed due to snapped cable

October 28th, 2009 - 9:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
San Francisco, Oct 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) San Francisco’s iconic bay Bridge was closed for at least 24 hours after a cable snapped on Tuesday and fell down. This mishap happened on ... Read more...

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Nike Women’s Marathon Kickstarts Today at San Francisco

October 18th, 2009 - 6:59 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Oct. 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The annual Nike marathon will take place on this Sunday at San Francisco. It will start at 7a.m. in the morning sharp. The race is organized ... Read more...

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SRK in San Francisco celebrates Videocon’s NEW LOOK, with his friends Chouw & Mouw

July 2nd, 2009 - 10:19 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
It must be nothing new for Shahrukh Khan to have intruders on his sets while shooting. But, this one visit he had while shooting for "My Name is Khan" in San ... Read more...

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When cartoons went looking for Shah Rukh in San Francisco (With Images)

July 1st, 2009 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) His fan following across the world is anybody's guess. But what came as a surprise was that two cartoon characters roamed the streets of San Francisco ... Read more...

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Out of the blue: Deborah (Gibson)

May 16th, 2009 - 10:29 pm ICT by GD
The latest in the line of Hollywood's continuing fascination for monstrous freaks of nature out to destroy the world, is the new direct-to-DVD sci-fi flick "Mega Shark V/s Giant Octopus". While the ... Read more...

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Brooklyn model turns Facebook status into suicide note before taking own life

February 21st, 2009 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
New York, February 21 (ANI): An aspiring model in New York Citys Brooklyn borough turned his Facebook status into a suicide note before taking his own life. Paul Zolezzi, 30, who ... Read more...

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Heres why Las Vegas is the suicide capital of the world

November 12th, 2008 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 12 (ANI): Las Vegas seems to bring out people''s desire to kill themselves, according to a new study.Matt Wray from Temple University in Philadelphia and colleagues from Harvard University ... Read more...

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Golden Gate Bridge to get $50-mn suicide net

October 11th, 2008 - 8:46 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Oct 11 (DPA) The world famous Golden Gate Bridge is to get a $50-million suicide net after bridge bosses ruled that it was more important to save lives than preserve ... Read more...

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The top ten Modern Architectural Wonders Of The World tourists must visit

August 13th, 2008 - 5:15 am ICT by ANI
London, Aug 12 (ANI): Until now, it was just natural beauty spots that featured in visitors must-see list. But now, globetrotting tourists have a set of man-made modern wonders that also ... Read more...

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Olympic torch arrives in San Francisco

April 8th, 2008 - 9:17 pm ICT by admin
DPA Washington, April 8 (DPA) The Olympic torch arrived in San Francisco Tuesday on the latest leg of its journey around the globe before arriving in China ahead of the 2008 Beijing Games. ... Read more...

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China faces PR disaster over Olympic torch protests

April 8th, 2008 - 7:22 pm ICT by admin
By John Bagratuni Hamburg (Germany), April 8 (DPA) China appears heading towards a disaster of Olympian proportion in its public relations campaign in connection with the protests marring the torch relay for the ... Read more...

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Approaching Olympic torch sets San Francisco simmering

April 8th, 2008 - 12:51 pm ICT by admin
DPA San Francisco, April 8 (DPA) Normally, runners in San Francisco are afraid of the famous city's tortuous hills and bone-chilling fog. But as footage of violent protests from the global Olympic torch ... Read more...

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Hillary Clinton urges Olympics ceremony boycott

April 8th, 2008 - 2:43 am ICT by admin
DPA Washington/San Francisco, April 8 (DPA) Hillary Clinton Monday called for President George W. Bush to boycott the opening Olympics ceremony in August in Beijing. The call from the contender for the Democratic ... Read more...

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Big Apple landmarks spawn new wave of ’suicide tourism’

November 14th, 2007 - 8:17 am ICT by admin

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