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Bush to unveil his portrait in White House


May 19th, 2012 - 8:32 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 19 (IANS) Former US President George W. Bush will unveil his portrait in the White House later this month, his office said Friday.Bush and former first lady Laura ... Read more...

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Bonnie Raitt to release new album


January 4th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After a seven-year hiatus, singer Bonnie Raitt is finally making the comeback. Her first album after the hiatus is planned to be released in April, according ... Read more...

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Prince Harry back with lingerie model


December 19th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 19 (IANS) Prince Harry is said to be back together with ex-girlfriend, lingerie model Florence Brudenell-Bruce, a media report said Monday.The two have been enjoying "intimate evenings" together, ... Read more...

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Obama lays wreath at Ground Zero memorial


May 6th, 2011 - 3:02 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 6 (IANS) US President Barack Obama visited Ground Zero to lay a wreath at a memorial to the nearly 3,000 victims of the 9/11 attack, days ... Read more...

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Former Russian spy Chapman begins political career


December 24th, 2010 - 4:02 am ICT by BNO News
MOSCOW, RUSSIA (BNO NEWS) -- Former Russian spy Anna Chapman is looking to kick start her political career after gaining international fame when she was arrested along with 10 other alleged Russian ... Read more...

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Cherie had an ‘incredible instinct’ for offending people, says Tony Blair


September 2nd, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 2 (ANI): Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair has revealed in his memoirs that wife Cherie had an 'incredible instinct' for offending people, especially the powerful ones.Blair sought to dispel ... Read more...

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Why Bristol Palin went to People mag to announce break-up


August 5th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 5 (ANI): Bristol Palin announced her break-up with Levi Johnston in People Magazine because she and her family believed that the publication would handle the news in a "fair ... Read more...

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Jersey Shore stars - Nicole ‘Snooki’ Polizzi & JWOWW sued


July 5th, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) MTV and Jersey Shore are in more legal trouble after a woman from Chicago filed a lawsuit against them.According to the New York Post, ... Read more...

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Telling mom about pregnancy was ‘harder than labour’, says Bristol Palin


June 30th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 30 (ANI): Former Vice Presidential candidate, Sarah Palin's daughter, Bristol has said that breaking the news of her pregnancy to her mother was 'harder than labour'.The now 19-year-old mom ... Read more...

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Evert breaks her silence over break up with Greg Norman


November 6th, 2009 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Florida (US), Nov.6 (ANI): Former US tennis champion Chris Evert has revealed that she separated from golfing great Greg Norman because she wanted to be "at home being a mum'.Evert stepped into ... Read more...

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Shakira attended university, disguised as a man


October 19th, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 19 (IANS) Colombian pop star Shakira used to dress like a man so that she could go to university. The 32-year-old singer took a break from music and enrolled in ... Read more...

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MJ’s brother’s fury over ’secret’ burial filming


September 6th, 2009 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 6 (ANI): Michael Jackson's brother Randy has slammed the "surreptitious" filming of the burial of the late star in Los Angeles.The former 'Jackson 5' singer reacted after a camera ... Read more...

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Jackson family angry about media coverage of private funeral


September 5th, 2009 - 9:34 pm ICT by BNO News
LOS ANGELES (BNO NEWS) -- Michael Jackson's family is angry about the news media's coverage of the star's funeral at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale, California on Thursday, Randy Jackson said ... Read more...

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Ukraine could name village after Michael Jackson


June 30th, 2009 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 30 (RIA Novosti) A lawmaker in eastern Ukraine has put forward a proposal to re-name a village after pop icon Michael Jackson, a media report said. According to Zaporozhye Region's ... Read more...

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Johnny Depp is pubilicity shy


June 27th, 2009 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 27 (IANS) Hollywood superstar Johnny Depp says he is publicity shy and prefers to stay away from the public spotlight. "I can't think of myself in terms of celebrity. It's ... Read more...

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Peaches Geldof’s marriage was a ‘publicity stunt’, admits ex-hubby


June 11th, 2009 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11 (ANI): Peaches Geldof's ex-husband Max Drummey has confessed that their whirlwind Las Vegas marriage was a "publicity stunt".The Chester French rocker, who wed Peaches in Las Vegas last year ... Read more...

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Disgraced former Gov. Eliot Spitzer led normal family life after hooker scandal


April 20th, 2009 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr 20 (ANI): Disgraced former Governor Eliot Spitzer revealed that he did not lose his tranquility and maintained normal family life even after the prostitution scandal because he wanted his ... Read more...

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Love, forgiveness, friendship and family enabled Hillary Clinton to get over hubbys adultery


March 8th, 2009 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 8 (ANI): Reflecting on her life in the public spotlight, US secretary of state Hillary Clinton said it was love, forgiveness, friendship and family that enabled her to get ... Read more...

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Kennedy to be honoured with knighthood


March 5th, 2009 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 4 (DPA) Queen Elizabeth II has decided to bestow honorary knighthood on longtime US Senator Edward Kennedy, British Prime Minister Gordon Brown announced Wednesday. Speaking before a joint session of Congress, ... Read more...

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Bob Geldof charges $100,000 to speak about world suffering


November 15th, 2008 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 15 (ANI): Irish singer songwriter Bob Geldof charged 100,000 to give a speech about world suffering at the eighth annual Diversity@Work business awards at Crown Palladium in Melbourne.Geldof, 54, ... Read more...

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Warne offers Lee advice on how to stay focused following split from wife


October 28th, 2008 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 28 (ANI): Former Aussie bowler Shane Warne has said that fast bowler Bret Lee, who is going through a lean patch against India with just four wickets at an ... Read more...

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Warne sympathises with Lee


October 27th, 2008 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 27 (IANS) As Australian pace spearhead Brett Lee battles poor form on Indian tour following his broken marriage, he has found sympathy from spin wizard Shane Warne.Warne is confident that ... Read more...

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Ricky Martin a father to twin boys via surrogate


August 21st, 2008 - 5:53 pm ICT by Bupha Ravirot
Gossip columnists who have been talking being gay issue of the Latin superstar Ricky Martin have now become speechless when the news reported today by Us Weekly Magazine that he has become ... Read more...

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Ricky Martin becomes a father of twins through surrogate mother


August 21st, 2008 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 21 (ANI): Latin star Ricky Martin is the new father of twin baby boys, born by a surrogate mother, his representatives have confirmed."In recent weeks, Ricky Martin became a ... Read more...

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Ricky Martin becomes father of twins via surrogate mother


August 21st, 2008 - 7:17 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 21 (DPA) Latin pop singer Ricky Martin has become the father of two twin boys who were born via a surrogate mother, according to a statement from the star's ... Read more...

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Obama behaving like celebrities Britney Spears and Paris Hilton: McCain


July 31st, 2008 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 31 (ANI): Presumptive Republic presidential nominee John McCain has defined his Democratic Party rival Barack Obama as man who likens himself to celebrities like Britney Spears and Paris Hilton. McCain ... Read more...

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Mystery, hope and prayer mark Madeleine anniversary


May 3rd, 2008 - 9:25 am ICT by admin
By Anna Tomforde London, May 3 (DPA) The Madeleine posters in Britain's pub windows may have faded but suddenly, one year on from her disappearance from a holiday apartment in Portugal, the pretty ... Read more...

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