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Healthier women tend to produce twins
Washington, May 11 (IANS) Stronger, healthier women are more likely to produce twins, live longer, have more children than expected and bear babies at shorter intervals over a longer period of time.

Wednesday, May 11, 2011 2:21:24 PM

We love each other very much: Schwarzenegger
New York, May 11 (IANS) Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger has split from wife Maria Shiver after 25 years of marriage but says they still love each other.

Wednesday, May 11, 2011 2:19:07 PM

Films by jailed Iranian directors to be screened at Cannes
Cannes, May 11 (IANS) Jailed Iranian filmmakers Jafar Panahi and Mohammad Rasoulof's films, which were made in 'semi-clandestine conditions', will be screened at the ongoing Cannes International Film Festival.

Wednesday, May 11, 2011 2:04:07 PM

A drug that relieves you of constipation
Washington, May 11 (IANS) The acute bloating, discomfort and straining associated with constipation may soon be a thing of the past, thanks to a new drug.

Wednesday, May 11, 2011 1:57:09 PM

Infectious virus hits New Zealand
Auckland, May 11 (IANS) An outbreak of a highly infectious virus has affected nearly 300 people in New Zealand's Northland region, a media report said.

Wednesday, May 11, 2011 12:03:34 PM

Plane hit by lightning off New Zealand
Auckland, May 11 (IANS) A Qantas flight - with 144 people on board - from Auckland to Melbourne was forced to turn back after it was hit by lightning Wednesday, the New Zealand Press Association reported.

Wednesday, May 11, 2011 11:43:41 AM

'Men in Black' director partners with Indian-American firm
Washington, May 11 (IANS) Liquid Comics, a digital entertainment company founded by three Indian Americans, has entered a publishing and producing partnership with 'Men In Black' director Barry Sonnenfeld and producer Arnold Rifkin.

Wednesday, May 11, 2011 11:42:24 AM

'Sophisticated' tunnel found under US-Mexico border
Tucson (US), May 11 (IANS/EFE) A 'sophisticated' tunnel dug out of solid rock and equipped with electricity and ventilation systems has been found under the border between US' Arizona state and Mexico by the US Border Patrol.

Wednesday, May 11, 2011 10:40:43 AM

Ilyas Kashmiri could be successor to Osama: US officials
Washington, May 11 (IANS) Former Pakistani commando Ilyas Kashmiri, cited as one of the masterminds of a plot for a series of 'Mumbai-style' attacks in European cities last summer, could replace Osama bin Laden as the new terrorist head of Al Qaeda, according to US officials.

Wednesday, May 11, 2011 10:33:30 AM

Obama seeks immigration reform lest India, China beat US
Washington, May 11 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has made an impassioned call for immigration reform projecting it as a boost to America's competitiveness so that China or India don't best it as high-tech leaders.

Wednesday, May 11, 2011 10:21:41 AM

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