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New York tightens security ahead of new year celebration


December 30th, 2011 - 7:20 am ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 30 (IANS) The New York Police have beefed up security in the city ahead of the New Year's Eve celebration.Police have already set up barricades at the ... Read more...

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US stocks rise amid positive data


December 30th, 2011 - 3:21 am ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 30 (IANS) US stocks extended gains Thursday after the country's jobless data hit the lowest level in over three years and home sales soared to the highest ... Read more...

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Jim Carrey dates Russian student


December 29th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Hollywood comedian Jim Carrey has been spotted dating Anastasia Vitkina, a student from Russia, the New York Post daily reported.The daily reports, the ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga to lead new year’s countdown


December 29th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 29 (IANS) Pop star Lady Gaga has been chosen to lead New Year's Eve countdown in New York's Times Square this year.The 25-year-old, who was born and ... Read more...

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US stocks slide on Europe concerns (Lead)


December 29th, 2011 - 6:24 am ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 29 (IANS) US stocks dropped Wednesday with the S&P; 500 back to negative territory for the year, as sentiment was still pressured by lingering European concerns.Italy Wednesday ... Read more...

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US stocks slide on Europe concerns


December 29th, 2011 - 3:14 am ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 29 (IANS) US stocks continued to decline during mid-day trading Wednesday as European banks deposited record amount of cash in the European Central Bank.Italy Wednesday successfully sold ... Read more...

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John Legend engaged


December 29th, 2011 - 2:03 am ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 29 (IANS) Singer John Legend proposed to model girlfriend Chrissy Teigen on romantic vacation in Maldives."John Legend and his girlfriend, model Chrissy Teigen, got engaged over the ... Read more...

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US consumer confidence continues rise


December 28th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 28 (IANS/EFE) Consumers' confidence in the US economy and their personal situations rose in December for the second straight month to reach its highest level since April, ... Read more...

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US housing prices dipped in October


December 28th, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 28 (IANS/EFE) Prices of single-family homes in the 20 largest US metropolitan areas fell 1.2 percent in October from the previous month and were down 3.4 percent ... Read more...

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New Yorkers’ life expectancy at all-time high


December 28th, 2011 - 6:32 am ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 28 (IANS) New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Tuesday that babies born in the city in 2009 have the record high life expectancy of 80.6 years, ... Read more...

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US stocks mixed amid thin trading (Lead)


December 28th, 2011 - 6:00 am ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 28 (IANS) US stocks ended narrowly mixed amid thin trading Tuesday, the first trading session after the Christmas Holiday, Xinhua reported.Major indexes went higher in early trading ... Read more...

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US stocks rise in midday trading


December 28th, 2011 - 4:20 am ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 28 (IANS) US stocks rose slightly during midday trading Tuesday, Xinhua reported.The Standard & Poor's Case-Shiller index of 20 city dropped 0.6 percent in October, compared with ... Read more...

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‘Greater Elephant’ receives best jury award at SAIFF


December 27th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 27 (IANS) "Greater Elephant", a film produced by Pallavi Rohtagi, received the Best Jury Award at the South Asian International Film Festival (SAIFF) here.Directed by Srinivas Sunderrajan, ... Read more...

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Schwarzenegger, Shriver reunite for X-mas


December 27th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 27 (IANS) They might be divorcing but actor Arnold Schwarzenegger and his estranged wife Maria Shriver came together for Christmas celebrations.A source close to the family ... Read more...

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Matthew McConaughey engaged


December 27th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 28 (IANS) Actor Matthew McConaughey has got engaged to his long-time girlfriend Camila Alves.The 42-year-old star popped the question to the Brazilian model, 28, on Christmas day. ... Read more...

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Lovato upset over Disney joke


December 26th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 26 (IANS) Singer Demi Lovato is upset after Disney channel's show "Shake It Up" poked fun at eating disorders.The 19-year-old actress took to Twitter to express her ... Read more...

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All eyes are on Danica Patrick at the Nascar Sprint Cup


December 24th, 2011 - 1:07 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) All eyes will be on the most successful female NASCAR driver next year when the season starts. She will be in ten races next year and ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

R. Kelly makes a live comeback on ‘X Factor’


December 24th, 2011 - 12:36 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) R. Kelly shocked his fans when he appeared on stage at the final of the X Factor US show on Wednesday. The singer had a throat ... Read more...

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FedEx apologises on behalf of employee who threw monitor over a fence


December 23rd, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A FedEx delivery guy has lost his job after he decided to throw a monitor over a fence. Unfortunately for the unidentified worker, his action was ... Read more...

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Melanie Amaro is the US X Factor winner


December 23rd, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Melanie Amaro became the first winner of the X Factor USA show. After the previous night’s performances, the contestants were back on stage on Wednesday to ... Read more...

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Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling star in ‘Drunk History Christmas’


December 23rd, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actors Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes have been the subject of Hollywood romance rumors since September. The two gave some credibility to the rumors when they ... Read more...

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Happy Festivus!


December 23rd, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) When writer Dan O'Keefe introduced the circular holiday Festivus in 1966, little did he know that it will grow to be a popular culture. His son ... Read more...

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83 mn Americans to hit the road for holidays


December 23rd, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 23 (IANS) Over 83 million Americans plan to drive this Christmas and New Year, up 2.1 percent from last year, the American Automobile Association (AAA) has predicted."Since ... Read more...

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Alec Baldwin not interested in politics


December 23rd, 2011 - 6:07 am ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 23 (IANS) Actor Alec Baldwin has revealed he has no plans to run for the position of mayor because he has become disenchanted with politics and politicians."I've ... Read more...

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Scarlett Johansson loses out at Hugh Jackman shirt’s auction


December 23rd, 2011 - 12:10 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scarlett Johansson’s bid to own the T-shirt of Hugh Jackman was not successful. The shirt went on sale during a special auction to raise money for ... Read more...

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Pictures of Lady Gaga and Taylor Kinney’s love nest published


December 22nd, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In Touch magazine has published images of where Lady Gaga recently stayed when she visited her boyfriend Taylor Kinney. Gaga was in San Diego recently ... Read more...

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Facebook lists the most popular games of 2011


December 22nd, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Facebook’s published list of the most popular games on its platform has been challenged. Several sites wonder why Playdom's Gardens of Time instead of Zynga's Cityville, ... Read more...

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Ekaterina Rybolovleva pays $88 million for a NYC apartment


December 22nd, 2011 - 1:13 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The daughter of Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev has paid $88 million for an apartment in New York. 22-year-old Ekaterina Rybolovleva is currently studying at an undisclosed ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Lady Gaga’s free iPad contest is a hoax


December 22nd, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Fans who flooded the official Facebook page of pop singer Lady Gaga were disappointed when they learnt later that the account had been hacked. In a ... Read more...

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Is Kate Upton Mark Sanchez’s girlfriend?


December 21st, 2011 - 11:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The New York Post has reported that Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez has been frequenting the apartment of model Kate Upton. The report claims that Sanchez has ... Read more...

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New York City had over 50 mn tourists in 2011


December 21st, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 21 (IANS) New York's "quality of life" led around 50.2 million tourists to visit the city this year, Mayor Michael Bloomberg has said."Five and half years ago, ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Remains of plant-eating dinosaurs fround in Antartica


December 20th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 20 (IANS) The remains of large-bodied plant eating dinosaurs have been unearthed for the first time in Antarctica, say researchers.Until now, remains of sauropods, one of the ... Read more...

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AT&T; drops bid for T-Mobile


December 20th, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 20 (IANS/EFE) AT&T; Inc. abandoned Monday its $39 billion bid for T-Mobile USA, a deal that sparked opposition from the US government and consumer groups.The Dallas-based giant ... Read more...

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‘Team America’ film trend on Twitter after Kim Jong II’s death


December 20th, 2011 - 1:16 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In the wake of the death of North Korea’s Kim Jong II, the comedy “Team America” has been trending on miniblog site Twitter. The North Korean ... Read more...

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JFK hearse up for auction


December 20th, 2011 - 12:56 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The hearse that carried the casket of former American President John F. Kennedy is going for the auction. The vehicle which was owned by O’Neal Funeral ... Read more...

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