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Osama was unarmed, almost dead, when ‘killed’, says book


August 29th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 29 (IANS) Osama bin Laden, the Al Qaeda chief, was unarmed and had already died with a bullet to the brain when the US Navy commandos entered his ... Read more...

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Three killed in shooting near US varsity (Lead)


August 14th, 2012 - 4:25 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 14 (IANS) Three people, including a police officer and the suspected gunman himself, were killed and several injured in a shooting incident near a university campus in Texas, ... Read more...

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Cockroach essential to earth’s delicate ccoystem


June 24th, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS) People need to stop stamping on cockroaches, as one of the most despised of all insects is essential to our planet for converting nitrogen into fertiliser, ... Read more...

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George W. Bush voted most unpopular former US president


June 8th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 8 (IANS) George W. Bush has been voted the most unpopular living former president of the US.Bush - born July 6, 1946 - was the 43rd president of ... Read more...

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Huffington Post launches Spanish-language edition


June 8th, 2012 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, June 8 (IANS/EFE) The Spanish-language edition of the US news web site Huffington Post made its debut Thursday in Spain and the firm is also considering launching local editions ... Read more...

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Facebook CEO upgrades relationship status - Married (Lead)


May 20th, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 20 (IANS) Topping a very busy week after the launch of a flotation at the US stock exchange, Facebook co-founder and chief executive officer Mark Zuckerberg upgraded ... Read more...

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Facebook CEO marries longtime girlfriend


May 20th, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 20 (IANS) Mark Zuckerberg has added a new post to his timeline. He and longtime girlfriend Priscilla Chan have tied the knot.The Facebook co-founder and chief executive ... Read more...

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Man held for taking hostages in London (Second Lead)


April 27th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 27 (IANS) A man, strapped with gasoline cylinders, Friday took four people hostage in a London building and threatened to blow up an office when he failed to ... Read more...

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2012 Pulitzer Prizes announced


April 17th, 2012 - 10:06 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 17 (IANS) The Philadelphia Inquirer Monday won the coveted public service Pulitzer, as the 96th annual Pulitzer Prizes were announced in New York's Columbia University.The Philadelphia Inquirer won ... Read more...

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Nikki Haley hit by Time, Twitter (Lead)


April 10th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 10 (IANS) After facing a "bizarre" and "insensitive" question about Sikh taxi drivers from a top editor, South Carolina's Indian American Governor Nikki Haley has become the latest ... Read more...

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Campaign against ‘unfair’ verdict in Indian case gathers momentum (Lead)


March 20th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 20 (IANS) More and more voices are being raised across the US over an "unfair verdict" against an Indian American student as a White House petition suggesting he ... Read more...

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Voices rise against ‘unfair’ verdict in Indian student’s case


March 20th, 2012 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 20 (IANS) As an online petition to the White House suggesting Indian American student Dharun Ravi was "prejudged and declared guilty" by media gathered momentum, more voices were ... Read more...

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Bobby Brown to write a tell all book about Whitney Houston


February 22nd, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Huffington Post has reported that singer Bobby Brown has a tell-all book about his marriage to Whitney Houston. The report claims that the book has been ... Read more...

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Pitt, Jolie meet Obama at White House


January 12th, 2012 - 8:51 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) One of Hollywood's most famous couples, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, Wednesday met with US President Barack Obama at the White House, the Huffington ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Cheating is the norm, not exception, in men


January 9th, 2012 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 9 (IANS) A study has found men are always likely to cheat despite loving their partners and never wishing to leave them and suggests that society embrace more ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Book says Richard Nixon had gay liaison with banker


December 29th, 2011 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 29 (IANS/EFE) US President Richard Nixon (1913-94) had a homosexual relationship with banker Charles "Bebe" Rebozo, according to a forthcoming book by a former White House correspondent."Nixon's Darkest ... Read more...

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Facebook’s releases list of most popular ’shared’ news items


November 30th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Facebook has released the list of the top 40 most "shared" news in the past year. The popular social networking site published the list on Wednesday. ... Read more...

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Four cast members of the ‘Housewives of New York’ fired


September 16th, 2011 - 11:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Bravo has reportedly fired Jill Zarin, Kelly Bensimon, Cindy Barshop and Alex McCord from the show, Real Housewives of New York City. The Huffington Post reported ... Read more...

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Anna campaign gets US prominence, excites Indian Americans


August 21st, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 21 (IANS) Anna Hazare's campaign against corruption has caught the imagination of Indian Americans and the US media alike though official Washington was apparently caught on the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

World media asks people to avoid riot-hit Britain


August 10th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) "Keep away from Britain" -- media around the world have warned people, while reacting with horror to the riots that have affected many cities across the ... Read more...

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Upma dish wins Indian-American chef $100,000 top prize


June 17th, 2011 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 17 (IANS) Indian-American chef Floyd Cardoz, the man behind New York's now-closed Danny Meyer Indian restaurant Tabla, has taken home the $100,000 top prize in the third season ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Susan Sarandon to play teacher in ‘I hate you dad’


June 2nd, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, June 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Huffington Post has reported that Susan Sarandon has been confirmed for a role in the upcoming comedy “I Hate You Dad.” The report said ... Read more...

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Life-size Barbie’s shocking dimensions reveal dangers of eating disorders


April 22nd, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 22 (ANI): A former anorexia sufferer has created a life-sized Barbie as a means to raising awareness about the dangers of eating disorders.The mannequin, which stands 5ft 9in tall, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Huffington Post to enter Canada


April 15th, 2011 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Vancouver, April 15 (IANS) The Huffington Post, which was recently acquired by AOL for $315 million, is expanding to Canada.Confirming this to the local Vancouver Sun newspaper, Craig Kanalley, senior ... Read more...

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Huffington Post sued by unpaid bloggers


April 13th, 2011 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 13 (IANS/EFE) The Huffington Post is being sued for $105 million on behalf of the roughly 9,000 bloggers who have contributed content to the website, which was ... Read more...

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Freelance journalist sues Huffington Post for unpaid blog use


April 13th, 2011 - 8:28 am ICT by ANI
New York, Apr. 13 (ANI): A freelance journalist has sued The Huffington Post for not paying bloggers for the value they created for the website, which America On Line (AOL) bought for ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Russell Brand branded a dud over ‘Arthur’ remake


April 7th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 7 (ANI): Russell Brand has been branded a dud by critics for his remake of classic comedy 'Arthur'.The comedian recreated Dudley Moore's playboy role for the reworking of the 1981 ... Read more...

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Facebook to be worth $234 billion by 2015


April 1st, 2011 - 10:13 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 1 (IANS) Facebook will have market value of $234 billion by 2015, up from its current valuation of $85 billion, according to an analysis by brokerage ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Pakistan to become world’s fourth-largest nuclear arsenal state by end of decade: Expert


March 31st, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 31(ANI): Pakistan, which is on track to become the world's fourth-largest nuclear arsenal state by the end of the decade, must be stopped from building up nuke weapons in ... Read more...

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Parts of the Bible written by ‘people pretending to be apostles’


March 27th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 27 (ANI): Was the Bible forged? Yes, according to an American New Testament scholar.Bart D Ehrman has claimed that several New Testament books were actually written by people who ... Read more...

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Now, an app to shield you from stories about overexposed celebs!


March 24th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
New York, March 24 (ANI): Sick of Lindsay Lohan and Charlie Sheen? Thanks to a new app, you don't have to hear about them ever again.'Silence of the Celebs,' a program ... Read more...

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Gay rights groups slam Apple for approving ‘gay cure’ app


March 20th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
New York, March 20 (ANI): Gay rights activists have slammed Apple after it approved an app by a religious organization that seeks to help gay people become straight.According to the Huffington Post, ... Read more...

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Italian Vogue editor blames Facebook for eating disorders among girls


March 19th, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
New York, March 19 (ANI): Editor in chief of Vogue Italia, Franca Sozzani, is reportedly launching a petition to shut down pro-anorexia websites that encourage unhealthy eating habits among young people.Sozzani ... Read more...

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Twitter co-founder to join news website Huffington Post


March 16th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.16 (ANI): Twitter co-founder Biz Stone will join the American news website Huffington Post, as the firm adds big names to its roster following its 315 million dollars takeover by ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sheen should beg for ‘Two And A Half Men’ return: Baldwin


March 14th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 14 (IANS) Actor Alec Baldwin has urged Charlie Sheen to "beg" TV executives to reinstate him on "Two And A Half Men".Dailystar.co.uk reports that Baldwin insists the troubled ... Read more...

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