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Martha Stewart and Emeril sued over bad knives


September 14th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Martha Stewart and Emeril Lagasse are being sued for duping people in to buying bad knives. Stewart’s home shopping network company has been selling cooking knives ... Read more...

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Neymar’s father denies bankruptcy fears


August 29th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 29 (IANS) Brazilian footballer Neymar's father has denied reports of his son living beyond his means.Forbes magazine this week reported the 20-year-old was "spending his way ... Read more...

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Mitt Romney gives half a million dollars at the Journey Concert


August 27th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Florida, Aug 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Music band ‘Journey’ will be playing at a fundraiser concert for American presidential aspirant Mitt Romney in Florida this Thursday. The band have been presented with half ... Read more...

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Witness claims that Jerry Sandusky and Booster abused boys on a private plane


August 14th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Pennsylvania, Aug 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A witness who was interviewed by federal authorities in the presence of the FBI said that he saw Jerry Sandusky and one of the boosters of Penn ... Read more...

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Warren Sapp auditioning his collection of Air Jordans?


August 6th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Are you in love with Air Jordans and wear a size 15? You are in for luck. Warren Sapp, former NFL star is auctioning his collection ... Read more...

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Frank Sinatra’s New York penthouse up for sale


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) When Frank Sinatra got divorced from Eva Gardener then he bought a penthouse which was supposed to give him a fresh start. The penthouse, which is ... Read more...

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Facebook ‘working on phone with HTC’


July 27th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Facebook is working with HTC, a Taiwanese handset maker to build a smart phone that will be specifically for Facebook. Reports on this say that the ... Read more...

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Mariah Carey’s American Idol promotional photo released


July 27th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mariah Carey, one of the most renowned R&B musicians was recently confirmed as one of the judges for the reality TV show American Idol. This ... Read more...

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Facebook stock hits a new low of $24


July 27th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Facebook has recently reported that it is experiencing slow revenue growth and they have not forecasted thier financial growth yet. Facebook had reported a revenue increase ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka cricketers end battle for contracts


July 18th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 18 (IANS) Sri Lankan cricketers have ended their battle against the authorities over signing of the contracts for the year 2012, an official said Wednesday."The contracts have been ... Read more...

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I’m not a social network genius: Courtney Love


May 6th, 2012 - 4:09 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 6 (IANS) Singer Courtney Love has asked advisors to help her with social networking after a number of online disasters.The Hole star, who was embroiled in a ... Read more...

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Stallone sells new house


April 22nd, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 22 (IANS) Hollywood actor Sylvester Stallone is selling his luxury home in California less than two years after buying it.The star paid 4.5 million dollars for ... Read more...

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India-Ghana trade to reach $1 bn by 2013


March 12th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 12 (IANS) Ghana's envoy to India said Monday the bilateral trade between the two countries would reach $1 billion by 2013."We expect bilateral trade between India and Ghana ... Read more...

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Smithsonian to chronicle the story of Indian Americans


February 25th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 25 (IANS) The Smithsonian Institution, the world's largest museum and research complex, is putting together an exhibition chronicling the story of immigrants from India and their descendants in ... Read more...

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Obama announces more aid for Horn of Africa


December 23rd, 2011 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 23 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has announced an additional $113 million in emergency relief assistance for the Horn of Africa region hit by famine."As we enter ... Read more...

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Putin has $180,000 in bank savings


December 23rd, 2011 - 4:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has a total of $179,612 in the bank, Russia's Central Electoral Commission has said.Putin has earned just over half a ... Read more...

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Catholic Nun - Sister Marie Thornton spared jail term despite embezzling $850,000


November 15th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Catholic nun has been spared a jail term after admitting that she embezzled $850,000 belonging to her employers. Sister Marie Thornton was the finance official ... Read more...

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Cleaner wipes away $1 million artwork


November 7th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Dortmund, Nov 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A cleaner wiped away $1 million worth of artwork at a German museum. The Ostwall Museum told reporters that the cleaner thought the artwork was a ... Read more...

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Akmal brothers, Riaz named in spot-fixing trial


October 7th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 7 (IANS) The names of three more Pakistani cricketers have come up in the spot-fixing scandal that rocked the fourth Test against England at Lord's last summer.It has ... Read more...

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X Factor Season Premiere: The Bad and the Ugly


September 22nd, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Last night, the Season Premiere of X Factor aired with Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul, LA Reid, and Nicole Sherzinger as judges. This season's winner will walk away with ... Read more...

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X Factor Season Premiere: Geo, The Stud?


September 22nd, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The second half of last night's 'X Factor' Season Premiere was filmed in Seattle where thousands of people came from all over with the same dream. The competition ... Read more...

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X Factor Season Premiere: Simon & LA Form a New Rivalry


September 22nd, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Last night was the Season Premiere of Simon Cowell's new 'X Factor'. The judges were Simon Cowell, LA Reid, Cheryl Cole, and Paula Abdul. The winner of this ... Read more...

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X-Factor Season Premiere: Rachel Crow


September 22nd, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A record breaking twenty thousand people showed up in LA to try out for Simon Cowell's new singing reality competition show for the biggest prize in television history...a ... Read more...

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Marie-Therese Connolly wins MacArthur Genius Grant


September 21st, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Sept 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former Department of Justice lawyer Marie-Therese Connolly has been named as a recipient of the prestigious MacArthur grant. On Tuesday, it was announced that Connolly will be ... Read more...

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Jake Pavelka speaks about his breakup with Vienna Girardi


August 10th, 2011 - 12:28 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jake Pavelka has spoken about his breakup with fiancée Vienna Girardi. The announcement of the breakup was made by Star Magazine and according to Pavelka he ... Read more...

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‘Harry Potter’ breaks US midnight box office record


July 16th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 16 (IANS) "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2", the final movie of the popular boy wizard, has set a new US box office record after ... Read more...

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Bridesmaids edges out ‘Sex and the City’ on the popularity charts


July 6th, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hollywood, July 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) "Bridesmaids" have moved out of the shadows of "Sex and the City" to become the top R-rated female comedy in the history of Hollywood. The movie has ... Read more...

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Jolie, Parker named Hollywood’s highest paid actresses


July 6th, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 6 (IANS) Actresses Angelina Jolie and Sarah Jessica Parker have been named highest-paid Holllywood actresses by Forbes magazine.Jolie, who dished out a number of hits including ... Read more...

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India has commited $2 bn to Afghanistan: Manmohan


May 13th, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday said India has committed an additional $ 500 million dollars to Afghanistan for various developmental works, taking the total Indian ... Read more...

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Charity album raises $5 mn for Japan victims


May 5th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 5 (IANS) Pop stars like Lady Gaga, Beyonce, Justin Bieber and Rihanna, who compiled a charity album, have raised $ 5 million for Japan's earthquake relief effort.The ... Read more...

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Chelsea Hotel bans Palagia’s orgy parties


May 4th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 4 (ANI): Notorious "orgy" organizer Palagia has been banned from throwing her monthly sex bashes at the Chelsea Hotel.After throwing wild parties at the iconic location for ... Read more...

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FBI withdraws 25 million dollars bounty on Osama


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 3 (ANI): THE FBI's Most Wanted Terror list has declared Osama bin Laden dead and withdrawn the 25 million dollars reward that was on his head.The FBI site, which ... Read more...

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Law doesn’t blame Malinga for choosing ‘lucrative’ IPL over Test cricket


April 30th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Apr 30(ANI): Sri Lanka's interim coach Stuart Law has said that he does not hold any grudges over fast bowler Lasith Malinga's decision to quit Test cricket and to continue playing ... Read more...

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US Marines in Afghanistan to get genital protective ‘ballistic boxer’ undies


April 30th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 30 (ANI): The United States would soon provide its Marines in Afghanistan with new ballistic underwear to protect them from improvised explosive devices.The Pentagon has reportedly ordered for 27,500 ballistic ... Read more...

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‘Cougar’ mom Laura Lanham says she could be next big star in US


April 30th, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr 30 (ANI): Laura Lanham, the self-proclaimed "cougar" - and estranged wife of accused city scammer, Willard, insists she could becomeAmerica's next big reality star.Laura, 42, is a brunette mother ... Read more...

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