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Three die in Puerto Rico nursing home fire


September 5th, 2012 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
San Juan, Sep 5 (IANS/EFE) Three people died and two were injured in a fire Tuesday at a nursing home in Bayamon, a city outside San Juan, Puerto Rican police ... Read more...

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Garner eyes return to action movies


August 27th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 27 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Garner wants to make a return to action movies after visiting her husband Ben Affleck on the set of his new crime drama ... Read more...

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Dicaprio wants to party with Pattinson?


August 21st, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) Actor Leonardo DiCaprio has reportedly invited Robert Pattinson on a boys' trip to get over his split from Kristen Stewart.DiCaprio, 37, has told Pattinson, 26, that ... Read more...

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Shakira in Puerto Rico to be with boyfriend


August 14th, 2012 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
San Juan, Aug 14 (IANS/EFE) Colombian singer Shakira is in Puerto Rico to be with boyfriend Gerard Pique, who came to the Caribbean island with the Spanish national soccer ... Read more...

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Monkeys menace in Puerto Rican capital


August 7th, 2012 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
San Juan, Aug 7 (IANS/EFE) Several monkeys descended from those that were brought to Puerto Rico decades ago to be used in scientific research and which now live in the ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: Sanchez storms to men’s 400m hurdles gold


August 7th, 2012 - 3:10 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Felix Sanchez of the Dominican Republic won Olympic gold in the men's 400 metres hurdles Monday.Sanchez, the Olympic champion in Athens in 2004, clocked a ... Read more...

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Puerto Rico Mayor camps out to prove that the streets are safe


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Puerto Rico, Aug 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jorge Santini, the mayor of Puerto Rico said on Thursday that he and his family are going to be spending several nights on a bus in ... Read more...

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Biel becomes professional scuba diver


July 1st, 2012 - 5:07 am ICT by IANS
London, July 1 (IANS) After acting, Jessica Biel has added another feather in her cap. The actress has now become a professional scuba diver.Biel spent a week in Puerto Rico, ... Read more...

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Puerto Rican inmates sew `HeelCondoms’


May 23rd, 2012 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
San Juan, May 23 (IANS/EFE) Inmates at Vega Alta women's prison in Puerto Rico are reducing their sentences thanks to their daily work of sewing "HeelCondoms", colourful and varied accessories ... 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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Affleck, Timberlake to star in ‘Runner, Runner’


April 16th, 2012 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 16 (IANS) Actors Ben Affleck and Justin Timberlake are set to star in "Runner, Runner" for New Regency Enterprises.Brad Furman is on board to direct the thriller, ... Read more...

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Driver convicted in deaths of eight Puerto Rican inmates


April 3rd, 2012 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
San Juan, April 3 (IANS/EFE) A jury in Puerto Rico found a driver guilty of the deaths of eight prisoners who drowned when the vehicle he was transporting them in ... Read more...

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Moore writes parenting book


March 27th, 2012 - 6:21 am ICT by IANS
London, March 27 (IANS) Actress Julianne Moore has written a book to help children understand different nationalities.Moore's mother Anne emigrated to America from Scotland when she was 10 years old ... Read more...

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Grammy-winning band to release new album


February 28th, 2012 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
San Juan, Feb 28 (IANS/EFE) Black:Guayaba, the first Puerto Rican rock band to win a Grammy, announced Monday the launching of its third album, "La conexion".Lead singer Gustavo Gonzalez told ... Read more...

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10 dead as Dominican boat capsizes


February 5th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Santo Domingo, Feb 5 (IANS) As many as 10 people died when a boat carrying about 60 Dominican migrants capsized off the country's eastern coast, an official said.The wooden boat ... Read more...

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Christina Ricci finds new love


February 5th, 2012 - 8:35 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 5 (IANS) Former child star Christina Ricci is reportedly dating actor James Heerdegen. According to showbizspy.com, the two met on the set of the actress' ABC ... Read more...

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Selena Gomez shows off her new hairstyle


January 12th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Selena Gomez tweeted two pictures unveiling her new hair style. The teen singer is currently preparing to tour South America and reports say she demanded ... Read more...

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Ricky Martin wraps up world tour


November 14th, 2011 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
San Juan, Nov 14 (IANS/EFE) Pop star Ricky Martin wrapped up his world tour in Puerto Rico after eight long months on the road and around 100 performances in Latin ... Read more...

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Giant asteroid to pass between earth, moon


November 8th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A 400-metre-wide asteroid will Tuesday fly past earth, closer to it than the moon's orbit.The asteroid will pose no threat to Earth, NASA says. It ... Read more...

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Asteroid bigger than aircraft carrier closing in


November 6th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 6 (IANS) An asteroid larger than an aircraft carrier will dart between the Earth and Moon Tuesday. It will be the closest encounter by such a huge space ... Read more...

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Daylight saving time 2011


October 31st, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Oct 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The United States and Canada will have to wait for one more week before they turn back their clocks because of Daylight Saving Time 2011. Several other ... Read more...

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Rapper Redimi2 to debut as writer


September 8th, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
San Juan, Sep 8 (IANS/EFE) Rapper Redimi2, who is promoting his latest album "Exterminador Operacion PR", will make his debut as a writer with a book in which he motivates ... Read more...

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Burglary at singer Luis Enrique’s US home


August 5th, 2011 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Miami, Aug 5 (IANS/EFE) Burglary has taken place at well-known salsa performer and Nicaraguan singer Luis Enrique's home in Miami, US."A very strange feeling comes over you. You know that ... Read more...

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Dominican singer to begin world tour


July 11th, 2011 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Santo Domingo, July 11 (IANS/EFE) Juan Luis Guerra will give two shows in Puerto Rico in August to launch his "AsondeGuerra" world tour, which will take him to Colombia, Costa ... Read more...

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`Tierra Firme’ my most mature album: Luis Fonsi


July 6th, 2011 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 6 (IANS/EFE) Puerto Rico's Luis Fonsi is in Spain this week to present his new album "Tierra Firme", which contains 10 original compositions with which he hopes to ... Read more...

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Ricky Martin to set up kids’s centres across Latin America


June 5th, 2011 - 10:10 am ICT by IANS
Rio Grande (Puerto Rico), June 5 (IANS/EFE) Pop star Ricky Martin has said he would expand institutions like his Child Development and Prevention Centre in Puerto Rico to the rest ... Read more...

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Shania Twain ‘didn’t wanted to live after divorce from ex-hubby’


May 4th, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 04 (ANI): Canadian country pop singer-songwriter Shania Twain has revealed in an interview that she 'didn't want to live' after her split from ex hubby Robert 'Mutt' Lange amidst ... Read more...

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U.S. jobless claims rise by 25,000 to 429,000


April 28th, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Initial claims for unemployment insurance in the U.S. rose to 429,000 in the week ending April 23, which represents an increase of 25,000 compared to the previous ... Read more...

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J&J recalls epilepsy drug


April 14th, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, April 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Johnson & Johnson on Thursday announced that about 57,000 bottles of its epilepsy drug Topamax have been recalled following complaints of bad odor. There have been ... Read more...

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U.S. jobless claims rise by 27,000 to 412,000


April 14th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Initial claims for unemployment insurance in the U.S. rose to 412,000 in the week ending April 9, which represents an increase of 27,000 compared to the previous ... Read more...

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U.S. jobless claims drop 10,000 to 382,000


April 7th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Initial claims for unemployment insurance in the U.S. dropped to 382,000 in the week ending April 2, which represents a decrease of 10,000 compared to the previous ... Read more...

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USDA: Students to consume fruits and vegetables in schools


March 28th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Mar 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The US Department of Agriculture has announced their plans to ensure that American school children get fruits and vegetables to consume.The announcement was made on Friday ... Read more...

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Spiders’ webs discovered in Mazda cars


March 4th, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, March 4 (ANI): Japanese carmaker Mazda has recalled over 50,000 cars in the US and 15,000 in Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico, after spiders' webs were discovered in the vents.The ... Read more...

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Two dead in shooting at Puerto Rico concert


February 28th, 2011 - 9:29 am ICT by IANS
San Juan, Feb 28 (IANS/EFE) Two people were killed and five were wounded in a shooting at a music concert in Puerto Rico, police said.Investigators were trying to determine what set off ... Read more...

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Twitter helps homeless NY man reunite with daughter after 10 yrs


February 27th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 27 (ANI): Just a day after posting a 140-character tweet to find his daughter, a homeless New York man has had an emotional reunion with her after being apart for ... Read more...

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