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Free Davis or Pakistani envoy will be booted out: US
Washington/Islamabad, Feb 11 (IANS) The US has threatened to oust the Pakistani ambassador and close down US consulates in Pakistan if Islamabad does not immediately free Raymond Davis, whose killing of two Pakistanis has sparked a major diplomatic row.

Friday, February 11, 2011 4:22:14 PM

Outrage as Mubarak refuses to go, US steps up pressure
Cairo/Washington, Feb 11 (IANS) Furious Egyptians Friday prepared to hold a huge pro-democracy demonstration Friday, a day after embattled Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak announced he would not be demitting office, prompting US President Barack Obama to reiterate that the aspirations of the people must be met.

Friday, February 11, 2011 3:11:36 PM

Christian Bale denies marriage trouble
Los Angeles, Feb 11 (IANS) A representative for Christian Bale has rubbished reports that the actor's marriage is in trouble following his hard-partying behaviour.

Friday, February 11, 2011 3:11:04 PM

Rihanna okay with modification in restraining order
Los Angeles, Feb 11 (IANS) Singer Rihanna has agreed to modify her restraining order against ex-beau Chris Brown.

Friday, February 11, 2011 3:05:43 PM

Ljubicic, Berdych reach quarters in Rotterdam
Rotterdam, Feb 11 (DPA) Wimbledon finalist Tomas Berdych and Croatian veteran Ivan Ljubicic dispatched unseeded opponents to reach the quarter-finals of the ABN-AMRO World Tennis here Thursday.

Friday, February 11, 2011 1:47:43 PM

New Force India car takes to track
Jerez, Feb 11 (IANS) Force India's brand new 2011 model, the VJM04, completed its first-ever laps Thursday with Adrian Sutil behind the wheel at the Jerez de la Frontera circuit in southern Spain.

Friday, February 11, 2011 1:17:47 PM

Green LED products contain lead, arsenic
Washington, Feb 11 (IANS) Light-emitting diodes (LeDs) marketed as environment-friendly and safe actually contain lead, arsenic and a dozen other hazardous substances, research shows.

Friday, February 11, 2011 1:12:54 PM

Do chinks in brain make you ill at ease?
Washington, Feb 11 (IANS) Why do some people fret over the most trivial matters while others remain calm in the face of calamity? Researchers blame it on chinks in the brain.

Friday, February 11, 2011 12:39:04 PM

Mubarak stand: Intelligence failure or a deal gone awry?
Washington, Feb 11 (IANS) The embattled Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's 'shocking' refusal to resign as widely anticipated has set off another round of speculation: Was it a major intelligence failure or a deal gone awry?

Friday, February 11, 2011 12:05:29 PM

Air Canada posts first profit in four years
Toronto, Feb 11 (IANS) Air Canada Thursday reported its first profit since 2007, posting a net income of $107 million for 2010 as well as the highest load factor in its history.

Friday, February 11, 2011 11:52:00 AM

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