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3,400 fake disabled, poor found in Italy


August 7th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 7 (IANS/AKI) More than 3,400 cases of people fraudulently claiming poverty and disability benefits have been uncovered in Italy this year, including one "blind" man who was caught ... Read more...

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Radio programme in Puerto Rico will only report good news


April 26th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
San Juan, April 26 (IANS/EFE) A radio programme in Puerto Rico will report only good news starting May 1.The host of "Noticias OK", Yalitza Navedo Roman, said Wednesday in a ... Read more...

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Puerto Rico busts septuagenarian for selling drugs


March 7th, 2012 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
San Juan, March 7 (IANS/EFE) A bedridden woman in her 70s accused of selling illegal drugs was arrested Tuesday in the town of Orocovis, Puerto Rican authorities.Blanca Ortiz was taken ... Read more...

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Brazil cuts taxes to spur growth


December 2nd, 2011 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Brasilia, Dec 2 (IANS/EFE) Brazil's finance minister announced Thursday a series of tax cuts aimed at ensuring economic growth of 5 percent in 2012 and shielding the country from the ... Read more...

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Masked robbers strike at Puerto Rico casino


September 17th, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
San Juan, Sep 17 (IANS/EFE) Five heavily armed assailants wearing masks made off with over $85,000 from a casino in the northern coastal town of Rio Grande, Puerto Rican police ... Read more...

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Venezuela to spend oil income on social programmes (Lead)


April 23rd, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, April 23 (IANS) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has announced that extra income from the country's oil exports will be used for social spending.Venezuela, South America's biggest oil producer, has ... Read more...

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Chavez vows to spend extra income from oil on social programmes


April 23rd, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, April 23 (IANS) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has announced that extra income from the country's oil exports will be used for social spending.Venezuela, South America's biggest oil producer, has ... Read more...

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People more generous, sociable in green surroundings


April 20th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 20 (IANS) A walk in a park is more than just a nice way to spend an afternoon -- it makes you more generous and sociable too."Through the ... Read more...

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Pune land scam probe may be given to CBI, says court


February 8th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 8 (IANS) Another land scam in Pune, which could run into over Rs.3 billion, paling the Adarsh Society scam of Mumbai, may be handed over to the Central Bureau ... Read more...

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Cabrini-Green Housing Set To Be Demolished


December 5th, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Chicago, Dec 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The notorious and infamous Cabrini-Green Housing in downtown Chicago, will finally be demolished in January, to bring and end to the era of failure in ... Read more...

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Obama’s Kenyan aunt blames system for allowing her to defy deportation order


September 22nd, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept.22 (ANI): US President Barack Obama's Kenyan aunt, Zeituni Onyango, has blamed the American system for helping her to defy a deportation order twice.Onyango was granted asylum by a ... Read more...

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Dozens injured in riots in South Africa


September 22nd, 2010 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Sep 21 (DPA) Dozens of people were injured and 62 arrested in clashes Tuesday been thousands of Cape Town residents and police who demolished shacks on the slopes of the ... Read more...

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Justin Bieber on high with album sale and movie


September 6th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep 06 (ANI): Teenage heartthrob Justin Bieber is on cloud nine these days as his 4 million albums have been sold worldwide in less than a year.Bieber's Madison Square ... Read more...

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HUD Secretary of America Articulates Growth In Housing In New Orleans


August 30th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Washington, August 30, 2010 (Just Flashed): Shaun Donovan happens to be the Housing and Urban Development Secretary (HUD) of America. He has mentioned that concrete advancement has been executed in the preceding ... Read more...

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Spike Lee’s “If God Is Willing And Da Creek Don’t Rise” Captures The Aftermath Of Hurricane Katrina


August 23rd, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Aug 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Spike Lee is back with his sequel of his award-winning 2006 documentary that captured the devastating aftermath of Hurricane Katrina that tore the city apart five ... Read more...

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Mobility promotes healthier lifestyle among kids


March 30th, 2010 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 30 (IANS) Children with access to physical activity are more likely to lead healthier lifestyles, says a new finding. The 'Vertical Living Kids' study, led by Carolyn Whitzman, University of Melbourne ... Read more...

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Brazil’s oldest prison razed to make way for housing


March 15th, 2010 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 15 (IANS/EFE) The Frei Caneca Penitentiary Complex, Brazil's oldest prison built in 1850, has been demolished to make way for the construction of 2,500 public housing units, the ... Read more...

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Legislation to bring federal funding to NY housing projects announced


February 24th, 2010 - 4:06 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK CITY (BNO NEWS) – The passage of legislation to Federalize State and City Owned Public Housing was announced by Assemblyman Sheldon Silver on Tuesday.The legislation would authorize the New York ... Read more...

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Google announces fiber network experiment


February 11th, 2010 - 12:34 am ICT by BNO News
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) – Google on Wednesday announced an experiment to develop high-speed Internet.Google plans to develop and test ultra-high-speed broadband networks in different trial locations across the U.S., ... Read more...

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For young Latinos, Sotomayor may be new Obama


July 17th, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Daniel Leaderman Washington, July 17 (DPA) Yes, we can, too. That was the mood outside Sonia Sotomayor's Senate confirmation hearings, where many young Latinos said that her nomination to the US ... Read more...

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Obama may not be of much help to his illegal immigrant aunt


November 13th, 2008 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov.13 (ANI): U.S. President-elect Barack Obama will not have the executive power to unilaterally grant his aunt legal immigration status, according to Fox News. Zeituni Onyango was ordered to leave the ... Read more...

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Chinese economy in slow down mode in wake of global meltdown


October 21st, 2008 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Oct.21 (ANI): The global meltdown has affected China''s booming economy too. A CBS report says that while the Chinese economy is still growing, it is doing so at its slowest pace ... Read more...

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Olympic village opened to participants


July 21st, 2008 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Beijing, July 21 (Xinhua) The Beijing Olympics athletes' village has been opened here as the advance contingents of 12 national Olympic committees were expected to check in. "The advance men from 12 ... Read more...

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Zimbabwe oppostion leader issues new pledge to return home


May 23rd, 2008 - 1:16 am ICT by admin
DPA Johannesburg, May 22 (DPA) Zimbabwe's opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) leader Morgan Tsvangirai announced Thursday he would return to Zimbabwe Saturday after previously delaying his return over an alleged assassination plot. ... Read more...

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At least 14 dead in mounting South Africa xenophobic violence


May 19th, 2008 - 8:13 am ICT by admin
Xinhua Johannesburg, May 19 (DPA) The death toll in a week-long wave of xenophobic violence in South Africa rose sharply over the weekend as reports of people being burnt and beaten to death ... Read more...

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