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336 million Powerball Jackpot ticket sold at local RI supermarket


February 14th, 2012 - 12:52 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Cranston, R.I., Feb 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Officials in Rhode Island say the 336 million Powerball Jackpot winning ticket was purchased at the local supermarket Stop & Shop. Officials say the winner has ... Read more...

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Emma Watson begins Oxford classes


October 18th, 2011 - 9:20 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 18 (IANS) Actress Emma Watson has started her classes at Britain's Oxford University.The 21-year-old, best known for playing witch Hermione Granger in the "Harry Potter" franchise, is a ... Read more...

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Emma Watson enrolling at Oxford University


June 11th, 2011 - 6:16 am ICT by IANS
London, June 11 (IANS) Actress Emma Watson will join the prestigious Oxford University after quitting her course at Rhode Island's Brown University.Watson is expected to study English at the ... 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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Quarter of homes in the US now have only wireless phones, no landlines


April 25th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 25 (ANI): A new study has revealed that more than a quarter of homes in the United States now have only a wireless phone, and no "landline."That percentage doubled in ... Read more...

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Why some people are born ‘yes men’


April 20th, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 20 (IANS) Some people are born 'yes men', thanks to their genes which make them more likely to follow other people's directives. Researchers found that coming to a ... 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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Cooking oil spill leaves Rhode Island smelling like fries


April 13th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Rhode Island, April 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Several streets in Rhode Island’s city of Cranston have been left in a mess after about 30 gallons of used soya bean oil spilled in the ... 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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US man charged with polygamy after Facebook pic with 2nd wife emerges


March 22nd, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 22 (ANI): A man in America is facing polygamy charges after his first wife saw wedding photos of his with another woman on social networking site Facebook.According to CBS ... Read more...

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Facebook wedding photo leads to polygamy charge


March 22nd, 2011 - 1:06 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Rhode Island, Mar 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) You have to be really dumb to post a picture of another wife on Facebook when you are already married.If you thought that would never happen ... Read more...

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States cutting cigarette taxes


March 19th, 2011 - 1:06 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Concord, Mar 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Some states in a bid to cut down on smoking have increased taxes on cigarettes. However in a counter move, other states have reduced their taxes on ... Read more...

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Emma Watson takes a break from studies to focus on film career


March 9th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Adelaide, Mar 9 (ANI): 'Harry Potter' star Emma Watson has announced that she is taking time off from university to concentrate on acting.The actress - who plays the character of bookworm Hermione ... Read more...

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Obama approval rating drops in all states


February 24th, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.24 (ANI): US President Barack Obama's approval ratings during his second year in office were highest in Hawaii, the state where he grew up, and in Washington, the city where ... Read more...

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Obama gets high approval rating in all states


February 24th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.24 (ANI): President Barack Obama's approval ratings during his second year were highest in most of the states, according to the Gallup 2010 poll.His approval rating in Hawaii, the place ... Read more...

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Rhode Island Prison Guard Matthew Lacroix Arrested For Pretending To Be His Boss On Facebook


December 18th, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Law enforcement officials have announced that a prison guard at the Adult Correctional Institutions of Rhode Island has been arrested and charged with setting up a ... Read more...

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Every year, 30M Americans drive drunk on average


December 10th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): 30 million Americans drive drunk, while 10 million drive under the influence of drugs over the course of an average year, reveal a new survey.The study by ... Read more...

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Wal-Mart’s Extra Pay Policy For Sunday Coming To An End


December 9th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Wal-Mart Stores Inc. which is a top US based retailer recently announced that it will stop paying the newly recruited employees an extra $1 per hour ... Read more...

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Wal-Mart all set to withdraw its extra pay scheme for Sundays


December 9th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Wal-Mart has some bad news for their new hires. As they are planning to stop paying their new hires the extra $1 per hour for ... Read more...

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Women who smoke during pregnancy turn babies into future criminals


November 16th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): A new study has pointed out that mothers who smoke heavily during pregnancy are more likely to have kids who grow up to become repeat criminal offenders.The findings ... Read more...

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Emma Watson finds new fake nude pics ‘tiresome’


November 8th, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 08 (ANI): 'Harry Potter' star Emma Watson is not upset over pictures which allegedly show her posing naked-calling the latest fake nude snaps 'tiresome'.The new images which show the 20-year-old ... Read more...

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University pals are protective of me, says Emma Watson


November 5th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 05 (ANI): Harry Potter star Emma Watson has admired her "solid group of friends" at America's Brown University for welcoming her into their community and "protecting" her by refusing ... Read more...

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Emma Watson ‘was shocked to discover she was a millionaire’


November 1st, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 1 (ANI): Emma Watson, who plays Hermione in the Harry Potter, says she was shocked to learn that she has become a multi-millionairess after the films.The actress had been living ... Read more...

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Behavioral feedback enhances online weight program


October 31st, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 31 (ANI): Internet might offer communities a low-cost way to motivate their overweight residents to lose pounds, a new study has suggested.The new study evaluated a community weight loss ... Read more...

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18 foot Burmese python snake saved from burning Rhode Island home


October 7th, 2010 - 2:17 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
A house in Rhode Island caught fire and apart from the occupants of the house there was an 18-foot Burmese python as well, who inhabited the house. The homeowner also had other ... Read more...

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Emma Watson flees from university fire scare


September 30th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 30 (ANI): Harry Potter babe Emma Watson was forced to flee her university residence in her pyjamas after a fire scare.Students at the top US college where the actress is ... Read more...

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Pub to be opened inside Rhode Island funeral home


September 28th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
Boston, Sept 28 (ANI): A Rhode Island funeral home has been granted a liquor license by city officials in Providence to open a bar on its premises.The owners of Monahan Funeral Home ... Read more...

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Emma Watson living ‘normal life’ on campus


September 26th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 26 (ANI): Emma Watson came across as an ordinary college student when she was spotted walking around her university campus.And her new haircut worked its magic on a guy pal ... Read more...

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Brown University Under Court Scanner


September 25th, 2010 - 10:49 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Rhode Island, Sep 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Brown University along with a woman who claimed to be raped by a former student have been asked by a court to produce ... Read more...

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Presidential election outcomes directly influence suicide rates: US study


August 17th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 17 (ANI): Presidential election outcomes in US directly influence suicide rates among voters, according to a new longitudinal study that analysed suicide rates at a state level from 1981- 2005.In ... Read more...

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New Jersey Governor Says ‘Jersey Shore’ is a Disgrace to State


July 26th, 2010 - 11:59 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Chris Christie, who is the governor of the state of New Jersey is not at all happy with the television show entitled ‘Jersey Shore’ which he feels is ... Read more...

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US man robs bank of $32K, flees scene on a bicycle!


July 2nd, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 2 (ANI): A Massachusetts man has been accused of robbing a bank of over 32,000 dollars and fleeing the scene on a bicycle.According to the Department of Justice, Harley ... Read more...

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Emma Watson slams link up rumours


May 24th, 2010 - 3:39 am ICT by IANS
London, May 24 (IANS) Harry Potter star Emma Watson has dismissed reports she's dating Spanish rocker Rafael Cebrian, telling fans she is currently single. The actress was linked to drummer Cebrian after her ... Read more...

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Warwick Mall flooded with 2-3 feet of water


April 1st, 2010 - 2:32 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Rhode Island, Mar 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Warwick Mall in Rhode Island has been flooded. It is submerged with 2-3 feet of water in most of the places. The mall houses the ... Read more...

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Emma Watson gets standing ovation at university


March 18th, 2010 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
London, March 17 (IANS) "Harry Potter" star Emma Watson received a standing ovation for her role in a student play despite battling nerves over her debut university performance. The 19-year-old played Olga Sergeyevna ... Read more...

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