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Gardener held for murdering British woman in France


August 27th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 27 (IANS) A gardener who became "increasingly intimate" with an elderly British woman living in France has been charged with murdering her.Patricia Wilson, in her 60s, is ... Read more...

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Houston leaves fortune for daughter


March 8th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 8 (IANS) Late singer Whitney Houston has left all of her fortune for daughter Bobbi Kristina and it will be placed in trust until she turns 21. The ... Read more...

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‘Separated wife entitled to maintenance as per husband’s financial status’


February 26th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has ruled that a wife, though separated, is entitled to maintenance depending on her husband's financial position."A life on alimony is ... Read more...

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John Edwards’s name appears nowhere in his late wife’s will


January 6th, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): Elizabeth Edwards, who lost her 6-year battle with breast cancer on Dec. 7, left estranged hubby John Edwards out of her will.The late author/health care activist left everything ... Read more...

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Auction of Bernie Madoff’s items raises $2 million


November 15th, 2010 - 10:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The auction of the personal items belonging to the jailed Ponzi schemer, Bernie Madoff came off last Saturday. Officials say the auction fetched some $2 million. ... Read more...

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US museum trying to save ‘Gone With The Wind’ gowns


August 12th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 12 (ANI): A US museum has launched an appeal to raise funds to restore five dresses worn by Vivien Leigh in the 1939 Oscar-winning film 'Gone With The Wind'.The appeal, ... Read more...

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Lucille Ball’s heirs fighting over auction of her belongings


July 16th, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 16 (ANI): Late actress Lucille Ball's heirs are fighting over a planned auction of her belongings, which her daughter says will "prostitute" the star's memory.The sale includes love letters from ... Read more...

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‘Harold & Kumar’ star Kal Penn robbed at gunpoint


April 21st, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Apr 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor Kal Penn was held at gunpoint and robbed, in the early morning hours on Tuesday. His representative has also confirmed the incident. The actor ... Read more...

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Actor Kal Penn robbed at gunpoint


April 21st, 2010 - 3:24 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Apr 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor Kal Penn has been robbed at gunpoint in Washington DC. The incident happened in the early hours of Tuesday morning. He was pretty rattled ... Read more...

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Harriet Tubman items to be displayed at the Smithsonian


March 11th, 2010 - 11:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Mar 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The personal items of the famous abolitionist Harriet Tubman will be at display at the National Mall. Harriet Tubman is well known for freeing hundreds ... Read more...

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Ashton Kutcher ate one meal a day for ‘Spread’


August 12th, 2009 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 12 (ANI): Ashton Kutcher has revealed that he ate just one meal a day to lose weight in order to befit his role in new movie Spread.The ordeal was made ... Read more...

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$150,000 Sarah Palin shopping spree pronounced legal


May 20th, 2009 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 20 (ANI): The purchase of 150,000 dollars worth of clothes for former Republican Vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin and her family has been cleared by the Federal Election Commission (FEC).The ... Read more...

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Prabhakaran: the man is dead, the myth destroyed (Comment)


May 20th, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Mayank Chhaya Velupillai Prabhakaran may not have visualised his own macabre end as a mud-covered and practically naked corpse on a makeshift stretcher, but that is how it turned out to be. ... Read more...

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Wildfires force Kirk Douglas to flee California home


May 18th, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 18 (ANI): Legendary actor Kirk Douglas has revealed that he has had to flee his home in Montecito, California, as wildfires threatened to engulf it.Douglas, 92, was visiting his grandchildren ... Read more...

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Michael Jackson auction cancelled


April 15th, 2009 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 15 (DPA) An auction of the contents of Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch has been cancelled following a legal settlement between the auctioneer and lawyers for the former king ... Read more...

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Pocket watch showing the moment Titanic honeymoon couple died on display in UK


February 21st, 2009 - 11:45 am ICT by ANI
London, February 21 (ANI): A traditional timepiece that shows the moment a couple of newlywed Titanic passengers fell into the sea and died together is being displayed for the first time ... Read more...

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Kutcher to star in football-themed comedy film Traded


February 18th, 2009 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): Actor Ashton Kutcher is in final negotiations to star in football-themed film Traded.The plot of the comedy film revolves around a superstar NFL quarterback and a 12-year-old ... Read more...

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Friends pay tribute to Steve Fossetts amazing adventure spirit


October 4th, 2008 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 4 (ANI): Friends of air-adventurer Steve Fossett have paid tribute to the aviator for his adventure spirit after police officials revealed that they had discovered human remains in his ... Read more...

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Princess Margarets portrait goes on display in London


September 19th, 2008 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 19 (ANI): A painting of Princess Margaret that hung on the wall of her Kensington Palace apartment is going on display at London''s National Portrait Gallery.The 1957 painting ... Read more...

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Etihad Airways launches ‘unaccompanied baggage’ service


August 13th, 2008 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 13 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates' (UAE) national carrier Etihad Airways has launched a new service which allows passengers to send heavy or excess quantities of baggage before they ... Read more...

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Marilyn Monroe’s personal belongings go under the hammer


June 16th, 2008 - 11:50 pm ICT by ANI
New York, June 16 (ANI): Marilyn Monroe's personal belongings will be going under the hammer for the first time in almost 46 years in two separate auctions.The screen legend's clothing, furniture ... Read more...

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Michelle Pfeiffer to star in ‘Personal Effects’


November 14th, 2007 - 8:34 am ICT by admin
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