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Last updated: Friday, April 25, 2014 12:10:04 AM

FIFA denies Cuiaba World Cup concern
Brasília, April 24 (IANS) Football governing body FIFA has denied concerns about Brazil's Arena Pantanal stadium despite another setback that has further postponed the World Cup venue's opening.

Thursday, April 24, 2014 9:16:11 AM

Katie Holmes loves playing strong female characters
Los Angeles, April 24 (IANS) Actress Katie Holmes, who plays a vigilante preschool teacher in her new movie "Miss Meadows", "loved" her role as she enjoys doing strong female characters on the big screen.

Thursday, April 24, 2014 8:00:09 AM

Pentagon hails maritime guidelines for Pacific region
Washington, April 24 (IANS) The US Defence Department Wednesday hailed the maritime guidelines adopted by naval leaders at the Western Pacific Naval Symposium (WPNS) in China.

Thursday, April 24, 2014 7:40:05 AM

Ear implant may help regrow auditory nerves: Study
Washington, April 24 (IANS) Electrical pulses delivered from cochlear implants, which have been commercially available since the 1970s, can be used to regrow auditory nerves in people with severe hearing loss, Australian researchers said Wednesday.

Thursday, April 24, 2014 7:32:20 AM

Cuba's oldest pro baseball player dies at 102
Havana, April 24 (IANS) Cuba's oldest professional baseball player Conrado Marrero, who participated in the US major leagues, died here Wednesday at home due to various ailments at the age of 102, his grandson Rogelio Marrero said.

Thursday, April 24, 2014 7:16:18 AM

Stepmom accuses Oprah of being controlling racist
Los Angeles, April 24 (IANS) Talk show queen Oprah Winfrey has been accused of being a controlling racist by her former stepmother.

Thursday, April 24, 2014 6:56:20 AM

Honduran police seize 743 kgs of cocaine
Tegucigalpa, April 24 (IANS) Police in Honduras have seized 743 kgs of cocaine hidden in false compartments inside a truck transporting cattle, the security secretariat announced Wednesday.

Thursday, April 24, 2014 6:10:17 AM

Electric toothbrush prompts bomb scare at US airport
Washington, April 24 (IANS) Bomb squad cleared a suspicious package Wednesday at Los Angeles International Airport after the buzzing object turned out be an electric toothbrush.

Thursday, April 24, 2014 6:00:12 AM

Katy Perry gatecrashed at birthday party
Los Angeles, April 24 (IANS) Singer Katy Perry made children cry after crashing a five-year-old's birthday party and staged a fake car accident for a music video.

Thursday, April 24, 2014 5:20:04 AM

Bieber apologises for posting Tokyo war shrine photo
Los Angeles, April 24 (IANS) Singer Justin Bieber has apologised to fans for having his picture taken at a controversial shrine in Japan.

Thursday, April 24, 2014 4:16:07 AM

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