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Presley’s crypt for sale


May 29th, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 29 (IANS) Late rock and roll legend Elvis Presley's crypt is going up for sale at an auction here.The person who will be able to buy ... Read more...

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Golden Globe: Morgan Freeman honoured with DeMille award


January 16th, 2012 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 16 (IANS) Veteran actor Morgan Freeman has been honoured with the prestigious Cecil B. DeMille award at the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards here for his outstanding ... Read more...

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Occupy protesters celebrate Thanksgiving, residents donate meal


November 25th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/New York, Nov 25 (IANS) Occupy protesters across America celebrated Thanksgiving on Thursday, bringing all the trimmings of a traditional meal without any let up in the over two month ... Read more...

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Usher to be honoured for philanthropy


October 13th, 2011 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 13 (IANS) Singer Usher is to be honoured with an award in recognition of his charity work.He will be presented the Philanthropy Freedom Award from the National Civil ... Read more...

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Apple co-founder Steve Jobs died of respiratory arrest, death certificate shows


October 11th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by BNO News
PALO ALTO, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- Steve Jobs, the iconic entrepreneur who co-founded Apple in the 1970s, died of respiratory arrest caused by a pancreatic tumor, according to his death certificate which ... Read more...

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When Gaga made Timberlake feel old


August 5th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Singer-actor Justin Timberlake was stunned when Lady Gaga admitted that she used to be a big fan of his band N Sync while she was a ... Read more...

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Obama to American kids: Get ready to compete with Beijing, Mumbai


May 17th, 2011 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 17 (IANS) US President Barack wants young Americans to prepare for tough competition in a new world from kids in India and China with better education, saying: "I'm ... Read more...

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Today is the 43rd death anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.


April 4th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Memphis, April 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) On the 43rd anniversary of the death of Martin Luther King Jr., new images has appeared on the Internet of his killer. James Earl Ray, who was ... Read more...

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Robert Pattinson Obsessed To Play Folk Legend Jeff Buckley


January 24th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
hunk Robert Pattinson is now willing to leave behind his vampire image behind him and wants to take forward his music career ahead through his next dream project. However, the actor ... Read more...

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Pattinson wants to star in Buckley biopic


January 24th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 24 (IANS) "Twilight" actor Robert Pattinson is hoping to showcase his musical skills on the big screen in a planned biopic about cult singer Jeff Buckley. According to report, Pattinson ... Read more...

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Breastfeeding can benefit childhood cancer survivors


January 21st, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): A new study has suggested that breastfeeding can partially offset the long-term side effects of cancer treatment.Susan Ogg and colleagues from St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, ... Read more...

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Rescued Chilean Miner Goes To Graceland


January 8th, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) As he toured the Graceland estate of his idol, Elvis Presley, rescued Chilean miner Edison Pena said that he was living a dream. Edison Pena was ... Read more...

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Darlene Love To Perform In Broadway’s ‘Million Dollar Quartet’


November 26th, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Nov 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Broadway's hit musical 'Million Dollar Quartet' which is scheduled for 9th December at the Nederlander Theater will get to see singer Darlene Love performing. The cast ... Read more...

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“Million Dollar Quartet” To Hit London’s Noel Coward Theater


November 26th, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Nov 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Directed by the Tony Award-winning director Eric Shaeffer, "The Million Dollar Quartet" is heading towards London. It will make its West End debut in February 2011, ... Read more...

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ExpressJet Airlines Pilot Refuses To Go Through The Security Measures Of A Full-Body Scan And Pat Down


October 21st, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 21, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Michael Roberts, a pilot for ExpressJet Airlines refused to submit himself to a full body scan including an alternative pat while going through the ... Read more...

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Morgan Freeman and Myrna Colley-Lee Finalize Divorce


September 20th, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Academy Award winning actor Morgan Freeman, and is now ex-wife Myrna Colley-Lee have finalized their divorce, according to Freeman’s lawyer, after the decree was entered by a ... Read more...

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Now Presley’s personal belongings to be auctioned


July 27th, 2010 - 2:58 am ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) After plans to auction the surgical instruments allegedly used to conduct the autopsy of pop icon Elvis Presley were scrapped, his personal items, including his white grand ... Read more...

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Elvis Presley’s memoirs to be up for grabs


July 26th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 26 (ANI): Legendary rock and roll singer Elvis Presley's valuables are going to be put on sale.And the memoirs to go under the hammer includes Presley's grand white piano, ... Read more...

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Facebook and National PTA partner up to promote safe Internet use


June 11th, 2010 - 1:17 am ICT by BNO News
MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE (BNO NEWS) -- National PTA and Facebook on Thursday announced a formal collaboration to promote responsible and safe Internet use to kids, parents and teachers.The collaboration will establish a comprehensive ... Read more...

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Oliver Stone plans ‘Memphis’ movie


May 13th, 2010 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 13 (IANS) Filmmaker Oliver Stone is planning to bring Broadway musical "Memphis" to the big screen. The director is said to be a big fan of the play about a ... Read more...

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Apple Director Jerome B. York Dies


March 18th, 2010 - 11:33 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Mar 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jerome B. York, who was best known as Jerry York, was hospitalized yesterday after collapsing in his home in Detroit. He passed away On March ... Read more...

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Sony Millbrook found dead under hotel bed where she went missing


March 18th, 2010 - 12:37 am ICT by BNO News
MEMPHIS (BNO NEWS) -- A Memphis, Tennessee mom who went missing from a local hotel in late January has been found dead under her bed, police said on Wednesday. Sony Millbrook was first ... Read more...

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Morgan Freeman’s Left Hand Still Paralyzed


March 6th, 2010 - 10:01 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Los Angeles, Mar 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Morgan Freeman, who has gifted Hollywood many outstanding performances with sheer acting talents, seems to have been struggling with his left hand which still ... Read more...

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Police Watch As $1Million in Marijuana Stolen?


February 22nd, 2010 - 9:15 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Louisville KY Feb 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Leaving from Memphis, Tennessee, a group of police officers were given the assignment of escorting a transfer truck carrying more than 1700 pounds of cannabis ... Read more...

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Ronald Harwood to script Martin Luther biopic for Dreamworks


January 20th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 20 (IANS) Oscar winning screenwriter Ronald Harwood will pen the screenplay for the civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. biopic that will be made by DreamWorks Studios, ... Read more...

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Elvis the original king of Rock changed everything


January 5th, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Andy Goldberg Los Angeles, Jan 5 (DPA) When "Heartbreak Hotel" became Elvis Presley's first number one hit in the spring of 1956, the US was still racially segregated in many areas ... Read more...

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Elvis at 75 - still rocking n’ rolling


January 5th, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
By Tina Eck Memphis (Tennessee), Jan 5 (DPA) ­The 1970s are alive and well at the white villa on Elvis Presley Boulevard in the Blues city of Memphis that has come to ... Read more...

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Arkansas Wins Liberty Bowl In Overtime


January 3rd, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Memphis, Tennessee, Jan 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The first two days of the new year 2010 have been quite exciting for the football fans. Ten college bowl games were scheduled in ... Read more...

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Golf fanatic Timberlake converts room into putting green


December 25th, 2009 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 25 (IANS) US pop star Justin Timberlake is letting his golf obsession take over his home as has installed a putting green in his house. The pop superstar has been an ... Read more...

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Elvis Presley’s Mississippi ranch up for sale at $6.5m


October 13th, 2009 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 13 (ANI): Elvis Presley's sprawling Mississippi ranch is up for grabs.Presley's 154.5-acre ranch in Horn Lake, Mississippi, is up for sale at a price tag of 6.5 million dollars. ... Read more...

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Steve Jobs admits of a liver transplant


September 10th, 2009 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
San Francisco, Sep 10(ANI): The Apple chief executive Steve Jobs, making his first public appearance since his return to work in June after six months' medical leave, has admitted of a liver ... Read more...

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‘The Lion Sleeps’, ‘Passing of an Era’


August 28th, 2009 - 7:15 pm ICT by IBNS
By Samrat BanerjeeAug 28 (IBNS) The death of Senator Ted Kennedy has grabbed a lion’s share in the front pages across America, with newspapers proclaiming it the end of an era and ... Read more...

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Kirsten Dunst’s ‘one-night stand’ with toyboy


August 27th, 2009 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 27 (ANI): Actress Kirsten Dunst recently had a one-night stand with a 22-year-old guy, sources say."Kirsten met a cute, young, 22 year-old guy at a bar in Oxford, Mississippi and ... Read more...

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Senator quits for fistful nudity


July 29th, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by IBNS
July 29 (IBNS) Republican Senator Paul Stanley, the 47-year-old married father of two, was found satisfying his carnal desires with 22-year-old intern McKensie Morrison; the news was revealed in an extortion scheme. As ... Read more...

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Deadly flu viruses lurk in humans, animals for years before pandemic outbreaks


July 15th, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 15 (ANI): A new piece of research suggests that components of deadly flu viruses probably lurk in humans and other animals for years before they emerge as a worldwide threat ... Read more...

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