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Last updated: Wednesday, July 01, 2015 4:38:03 PM

Roberts, Aniston, Hudson approached for 'Mother's Day'
Los Angeles, July 1 (IANS) Actors Julia Roberts, Jennifer Aniston, Kate Hudson and Jason Sudeikis are in talks to star in comedy film "Mother's Day", which will be directed by Garry Marshall.

Wednesday, July 01, 2015 12:40:04 PM

Males influence infant's brain before pregnancy
New York, July 1 (IANS) Males may play a positive role in the development of offspring's brain even before pregnancy starts, says a study.

Wednesday, July 01, 2015 12:40:03 PM

Dinosaurs' extinction gave rise to modern fish: Study
New York, July 1 (IANS) Paleontologists have determined that ray-finned fish - the world's most diverse vertebrates - began their dominance in the oceans 66 million years ago after the mass extinction that wiped out dinosaurs from the Earth.

Wednesday, July 01, 2015 12:10:03 PM

Methane on Pluto confirmed: NASA
Washington, July 1 (IANS) NASA's New Horizon probe -- set for a Pluto flyby on July 14 -- has confirmed that there is frozen methane on Pluto's surface.

Wednesday, July 01, 2015 10:48:03 AM

US, Cuba to announce reopening of embassies
Washington, July 1 (IANS) The US and Cuba are on Wednesday scheduled to announce the reopening of embassies in Washington and Havana for the first time in over 50 years.

Wednesday, July 01, 2015 10:34:03 AM

Bobby Jindal sued over order to protect same-sex marriage opponents
Washington, July 1 (IANS) A gay rights advocacy group and the American Civil Liberties Union of Louisiana are suing Louisiana's Indian-American governor Bobby Jindal for issuing an executive order aimed at protecting opponents of same-sex marriage.

Wednesday, July 01, 2015 10:16:14 AM

Argentina rout Paraguay to reach Copa America final
Concepcion, July 1 (IANS) Angel Di Maria struck two second-half goals as Argentina earned a berth in the Copa America final by trouncing Paraguay 6-1 here, media reported on Wednesday.

Wednesday, July 01, 2015 9:26:12 AM

Uruguay showed good defence in Copa America: Godin
Montevideo (Uruguay), July 1 (IANS) Uruguay captain Diego Godin has said his team showed a good level of defence in the Copa America tournament where they were eliminated in the quarter-finals.

Wednesday, July 01, 2015 8:54:03 AM

Cuba first country to eradicate mother-to-child HIV transmission: WHO
Havana, July 1 (IANS) Cuba on Tuesday became the first country in the world to eradicate the transmission of HIV and syphilis from mother to newborn, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO).

Wednesday, July 01, 2015 8:32:06 AM

Perrie Edwards happy with Zayn Malik's quit decision
Los Angeles, July 1 (IANS) Singer Perrie Edwards is happier now that her fiance Zayn Malik has left British boyband One Direction because he feels better after making the move.

Wednesday, July 01, 2015 8:06:05 AM

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