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Human Rights Watch slams Sri Lanka report


December 18th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 18 (IANS) A Sri Lankan government report disregards the "worst abuses" by government forces towards the end of the war that killed the Tamil Tigers in 2009, ... Read more...

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Douglas to receive Monte Cristo Award


December 16th, 2011 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 16 (IANS) Veteran actor Michael Douglas is set to be honoured for his career achievements by bosses at his former theatre company in Connecticut.The "Wall Street" star ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga’s nude portrait up for auction on eBay


December 15th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Singer Tony Bennett has placed a charcoal portrait of nude Lady Gaga for sale on the Internet auction site eBay. The image which is signed by ... Read more...

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Kirani James aims to maintain form in 2012


December 15th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 15 (IANS/CMC) The 400-metres World champion Kirani James has vowed to keep the Spice Isle of Grenada on the world map with strong performances next year.James was the ... Read more...

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US stocks stay low for straight day


December 15th, 2011 - 9:02 am ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 15 (IANS) US stocks ended lower for the third straight day Wednesday amid euro zone concerns and data, Xinhua reported.On economic front, the US labor department said ... Read more...

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Why Damon cried like a baby?


December 14th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 14 (IANS) Actor Matt Damon cried like a baby after seeing snakes on the sets of their new movie "We Bought a Zoo", says co-star Scarlett Johansson."He ... Read more...

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Former Miss Russia jailed in US


December 14th, 2011 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Miss Russia 1998 and former Miss Universe semifinalist Anna Malova, charged in the US with forging drug prescriptions, will spend Christmas holidays in jail, ... Read more...

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Apple founding document auctioned for $1.59 mn


December 14th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A document that established Apple Computer Co. has been auctioned off at Sotheby's in New York for $1.59 million, Sotheby's said in a press ... Read more...

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US stocks drop for second straight day (Lead)


December 14th, 2011 - 6:09 am ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 14 (IANS) US stocks dropped all early gains and ended lower for the second straight day Tuesday after the Federal Reserve offered no immediate measures to boost ... Read more...

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US stocks rise on positive retail data


December 14th, 2011 - 5:23 am ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 14 (IANS) US stocks opened higher Tuesday on positive retail data.According to the commerce department, US retail sales rose 0.2 percent after a 0.6-percent gain in October.The ... Read more...

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Peter Andre tortured by divorce


December 13th, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It seems Peter Andre came off worse after the split with Katie Price. When he appeared on Piers Morgan’s flagship ITV show Life Stories, Andre revealed ... Read more...

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Blake Lively designs charity cupcake


December 13th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 13 (IANS) Actress Blake Lively, known for teen drama "Gossip Girl", has designed cupcakes for charity.The 24-year-old was spotted at a Sprinkles Cupcakes store in New York Dec ... Read more...

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Ratings agencies wary of EU summit impact on debt


December 13th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 13 (IANS) Three major ratings agencies said Monday that last week's EU summit was not enough to ease pressure on eurozone sovereign debt since no decisive initiatives ... Read more...

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US stocks pull back as European optimism fades


December 13th, 2011 - 8:57 am ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 13 (IANS) US stocks pulled back across the board Monday as initial enthusiasm about last week's EU compact faded, Xinhua reported.The Dow Jones industrial average dropped 162.87 ... Read more...

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I never intended to write and direct a film: Jolie


December 12th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 12 (IANS) Actress Angelina Jolie, who is gearing up for the release of her directorial debut "In the Land of Blood and Honey", says she never ... Read more...

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Lindsay gets stolen purse back, but without cash


December 12th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 12 (IANS) Actress Lindsay Lohan's stolen purse has been returned but cash worth $10,000 has gone missing.According to tmz.com, Lohan had accidentally left her $5,000 Chanel ... Read more...

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Be comfortable with your body: Lohan


December 11th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 11 (IANS) Actress Lindsay Lohan, who has posed nude a la Marilyn Monroe-style in the latest issue of Playboy magazine, says it is important to know ... Read more...

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UAE, Honduras discuss bilateral relations


December 11th, 2011 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 10 (IANS/WAM) The UAE and Honduras have held talks on bilateral relations here, it was announced Saturday.UAE's permanent representative to UN Ahmed Abdul Rahman Al Jarman and ... Read more...

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Marijuana cigarette found in child’s lunchbox in US


December 10th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 10 (IANS) Daycare staff in the US state of Connecticut were stunned as they found a marijuana cigarette in a one-and-a- half-year old child's lunchbox.The Clinton Child ... Read more...

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Salman Rushdie proposes to ex-girlfriend


December 10th, 2011 - 9:07 am ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 10 (IANS) Just months after parting ways with girlfriend Michelle Barish, reports suggest that author Salman Rushdie has proposed her.The novelist had parted ways with Barish in ... Read more...

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Joseph of Nazareth joins Twitter


December 10th, 2011 - 12:45 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A German is trying to mimic what it must have been like to be Joseph in the Nativity story. Using the screen name joseph_von_naza (Joseph ... Read more...

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Cheryl Cole says that she admires Lady Gaga


December 8th, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) British singer Cheryl Cole has revealed that she admires pop singer Lady Gaga from the distance. The former X Factor UK judge said she likes the ... Read more...

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Tom Cruise denies reports that he paid fans to cheer for him


December 8th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Paramount Pictures has denied as “ludicrous” reports that fans who thronged an airport in Mumbai were paid to cheer Tom Cruise. The actor was in India ... Read more...

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Lindsay Lohan’s Playboy cover picture released


December 8th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actress Lindsay Lohan’s nude cover of the Playboy magazine has been leaked online. The cover of the edition was scheduled to be unveiled next week ... Read more...

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Simpson, Wentz divorce finalised


December 8th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 8 (IANS) Singer Ashlee Simpson's divorce from husband Pete Wentz has been finalised.The two filed for divorce in February citing irreconcilable differences. According to the court ... Read more...

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Olivia Wilde dating Jason Sudeikis?


December 8th, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 8 (IANS) Actress Olivia Wilde is said to be dating "Saturday Night Live" (SNL) star Jason Sudeikis.According to a source, Wilde, 27, and Sudeikis, 36, haven't been ... Read more...

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S&P; places EU, big European banks on negative watch


December 8th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 8 (IANS) Standard & Poor's Ratings Services has put its ratings on the European Union (EU) and some big banks on negative credit watch, warning possible downgrades ... Read more...

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TV actor Harry Morgan dies


December 8th, 2011 - 1:18 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Television actor Harry Morgan has died at the age of 96. Morgan is best known for playing the role of Colonel Potter in the iconic television ... Read more...

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Kristen Wiig Linked To Strokes Star Fabrizio Moretti


December 8th, 2011 - 12:58 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Onlookers at a Black Keys album party were left confused when they saw Kristen Wiig and Strokes drummer Fabrizio Moretti sharing passionate kisses. The confusion stems ... Read more...

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Scientists say that grinding teeth may indicate sleep problems


December 7th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Grinding the teeth in children may be a sign of sleep disorder, scientists suggest. In the United States, teeth grinding while sleeping is common among children ... Read more...

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Steve Jones strips off on American TV


December 7th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) British television star Steve Jones stripped when he appeared on Ellen DeGeneres’s show. The X Factor USA host has failed to win over the public ... Read more...

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Downey Jr. expects son


December 7th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 7 (IANS) Actor Robert Downey Jr. has revealed that he is going to be father of a baby boy.Despite telling Jay Leno on The Tonight Show, "I ... Read more...

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Madonna fan of Middleton’s style


December 7th, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 7 (IANS) Pop diva Madonna is a huge fan of Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton's style statement."She is a lovely girl with a great sense of ... Read more...

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Unknown Tagore notebook to go under hammer in New York


December 7th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 7 (IANS) A previously unknown notebook belonging to India's Nobel Laureate and Bengali poet Rabindranath Tagore will be auctioned here next week, according to Sotheby's New York ... Read more...

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New York to raise taxes on the wealthy


December 7th, 2011 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 7 (IANS) The state of New York will create multiple tax brackets for its citizens and slap higher taxes on the wealthiest residents in response to the ... Read more...

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