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Last updated: Sunday, October 04, 2015 2:24:04 PM

Robin Williams' family end battle over estate
Los Angeles, Oct 3 (IANS) The dispute over late actor Robin Williams' estate has finally been settled out of court, after his wife, Susan, agreed to drop her petition.

Saturday, October 03, 2015 1:30:03 PM

Lena Dunham auctions clothes for NGO
Los Angeles, Oct 3 (IANS) Actress Lena Dunham says she had to "spontaneously" auction all her clothes to raise funds for an NGO Planned Parenthood.

Saturday, October 03, 2015 1:22:12 PM

Kendra Wilkinson's estranged mother to take legal action
Los Angeles, Oct 3 (IANS) Reality TV star Kendra Wilkinson's estranged mother Patti wants to legally block her from talking about their relationship on her "Kendra on Top" reality TV show.

Saturday, October 03, 2015 1:16:11 PM

Obama vows to keep talking about gun control
Washington, Oct 3 (IANS) With Republican controlled Congress unwilling to act on his call to enact tough gun laws, President Barack Obama vowed to keep talking about it and explore what he could do on his own.

Saturday, October 03, 2015 12:32:06 PM

Anti-cancer drug may sharpen memory, treat Alzheimer's
New York, Oct 3 (IANS) There is good news for people with poor memory. Researchers have found that an anti-cancer drug currently being tested in animals may make it easier to learn a language, sharpen your memory and help those with Alzheimer's disease.

Saturday, October 03, 2015 12:30:06 PM

Relevance of Mahatma to peace, sustainable development highlighted at UN
United Nations, Oct 3 (IANS) Mahatma Gandhi's undying inspiration for today's twin priorities of international peace and sustainable development was hailed Friday as the UN observed Gandhi Jayanthi as International Day of Non-Violence.

Saturday, October 03, 2015 11:56:20 AM

Believe it! Washing dishes reduces stress
New York, Oct 3 (IANS) If a look at the piling dishes in the kitchen sink after a long day gives a headache, just take a deep breath and plunge into action! New research has found that washing dishes with full concentration may calm the mind and reduce your stress.

Saturday, October 03, 2015 11:28:03 AM

Climate change can alter the planet's shape
Toronto, Oct 3 (IANS) As melting glaciers erode the land, global warming could alter the shape of the planet, says a new study.

Saturday, October 03, 2015 11:06:17 AM

Sponsors pressure Blatter to quit
New York, Oct 3 (IANS) World soccer chief Sepp Blatter received another blow as his resignation was demanded by three top FIFA sponsor companies.

Saturday, October 03, 2015 9:24:03 AM

Guatemala landslide toll rises to 29
Guatemala City, Oct 3 (IANS) At least 29 people were killed and 600 missing following a landslide that destroyed about 125 homes on the outskirts of the Guatemalan capital, officials said.

Saturday, October 03, 2015 8:50:03 AM

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