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Last updated: Saturday, May 23, 2015 7:24:03 PM

Kylie an amazing singer: Kris Jenner
Los Angeles, May 23 (IANS) TV personality Kris Jenner feels her youngest daughter Kylie is an "amazing" singer and has what it takes to carve out a successful career in the music industry.

Saturday, May 23, 2015 1:46:15 PM

Amber Rose's beau hates being in spotlight
Los Angeles, May 23 (IANS) Model-actress Amber Rose's new boyfriend Machine Gun Kelly struggles to cope "every day" with the pressures of dating her because he hates being in the spotlight.

Saturday, May 23, 2015 1:46:14 PM

Landmark gay marriage study retracted over 'fabricated' data
Washington, May 23 (IANS) A path-breaking study into same-sex marriage that stunned political scientists last year has now been retracted, leaving the scientific community in shock.

Saturday, May 23, 2015 1:20:03 PM

Why moms say coo while dads stay cool
Washington, May 23 (IANS) In a study looking at fathers' verbal interactions with their children, a team of researchers suggests that by tending to avoid baby talk, men may provide a bridge for language acquisition for their children.

Saturday, May 23, 2015 1:12:12 PM

Vaccines developed against new avian influenza strains
New York, May 23 (IANS) The US researchers have developed vaccines that can protect chickens from two new strains of avian influenza that can be transmitted from poultry to humans.

Saturday, May 23, 2015 12:56:09 PM

US FDA approves first drug to treat radiation sickness
New York, May 23 (IANS) A drug originally used to treat side effects of chemotherapy has now been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat the deleterious effects of radiation exposure following a nuclear incident.

Saturday, May 23, 2015 11:18:04 AM

Say hello to 'nastiest' star ever
Washington, May 23 (IANS) NASA's Hubble space telescope has spotted a weird star in our galaxy and has been nicknamed "nasty" owing to its behaviour never seen before.

Saturday, May 23, 2015 11:18:03 AM

207 giant turtles to be released in the Galapagos
Quito (Equador), May 23 (IANS) Administrators at Ecuador's Galapagos National Park said 207 giant turtles will be released next month on the island of Santa Fe, where the native tortoises died out more than 150 years ago.

Saturday, May 23, 2015 9:08:03 AM

US, Cuba 'much closer' to opening embassies
Washington, May 23 (IANS/EFE) The US and Cuba ended on Friday their fourth round of negotiations to restore diplomatic relations, with the message that the opening of embassies is now "much closer" and that the last obstacles will be overcome in the coming weeks, though not necessarily with another high-profile gathering.

Saturday, May 23, 2015 7:46:20 AM

Pentagon: Iraqi forces break through IS siege at oil refinery
Washington, May 23 (IANS) The Pentagon announced on Friday that Iraqi forces had broken through months-long siege of the Beiji oil refinery by the extremist group Islamic State (IS) and started resupplying previously beleaguered Iraqi forces within the facility.

Saturday, May 23, 2015 7:46:19 AM

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