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Last updated: Thursday, May 26, 2016 1:12:05 PM

Facebook bids goodbye to desktop ad exchange
Washington, May 26 (IANS) Social networking giant Facebook is reportedly planning to close FBX -- an ad exchange that allows advertisers to buy desktop ads, media reports said on Thursday.

Thursday, May 26, 2016 10:28:05 AM

Men are from Mars and women from Venus, indeed!
New York, May 26 (IANS) Men are from Mars and Women from Venus is proved, finally! A computational analysis of the words used by over 65,000 consenting Facebook users in some 10 million messages revealed that women use language that is warmer and more agreeable than men.

Thursday, May 26, 2016 10:28:04 AM

Solar-powered plane completes latest leg of world tour
Washington, May 26 (IANS) The world's largest solar-powered aircraft, Solar Impulse 2 on Thursday

Thursday, May 26, 2016 9:38:03 AM

Brazil's Congress approves revised budget goal
Brasilia, May 26 (IANS) Brazil's Congress approved a new fiscal deficit goal proposed by the interim government of President Michel Temer.

Thursday, May 26, 2016 8:30:04 AM

Rousseff's impeachment trial could end in August
Brasilia, May 26 (IANS) The impeachment trial of Brazil's suspended President Dilma Rousseff could end in August, officials said.

Thursday, May 26, 2016 8:12:04 AM

11 states file lawsuit challenging Obama's transgender directive
Washington, May 26 (IANS) Texas and 10 other states will sue the Obama administration over a directive that forces states to adjust their policy to allow transgender students to use bathrooms that match their gender identity.

Thursday, May 26, 2016 6:18:03 AM

Caroline Flack to watch her cat on webcam
Los Angeles, May 26 (IANS) TV personality Caroline Flack is planning to watch her cat Waffle on webcam while she's away in Majorca, Spain filming for "Love Island".

Thursday, May 26, 2016 4:16:04 AM

Primary US embargo on Iran to stay: official
Washington, May 26 (IANS) The US has lifted all nuclear-related sanctions as promised in the nuclear deal with Iran, but has not changed the primary US embargo on Tehran, said an official of the US Treasury Department on Wednesday.

Thursday, May 26, 2016 3:50:04 AM

Kendall Jenner claims she's psychic
Los Angeles, May 26 (IANS) Reality TV personality and model Kendall Jenner is convinced that she has psychic abilities, and she feels she's "a lot like a cat".

Thursday, May 26, 2016 2:42:03 AM

Hillary Clinton criticised for emails in State Department
Washington, May 26 (IANS) The US State Department's inspector general has sharply criticised Hillary Clinton's exclusive use of a private email server while she was secretary of state, saying she had not sought permission to use it and would not have received it if she had.

Thursday, May 26, 2016 1:52:08 AM

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