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Police scan video footage of Times Square suspects
New York, May 3 (IANS) Investigators are examining a video of a balding man with dark hair seen removing his shirt along a New York street and another one showing a man running on a street in their attempt to zero in on those behind the failed bombing attempt on Times Square.

Monday, May 03, 2010 7:42:05 PM

United, Continental merger to form world's biggest airline
Washington, May 3 (IANS) America's two major airliners, United Airlines and Continental Airlines, Monday announced a merger deal worth $3.2 billion to create the world's largest airline.

Monday, May 03, 2010 7:17:57 PM

11 killed in US floods
Washington, May 3 (DPA) At least 11 people were killed in the US state of Tennessee over the weekend after torrential rains led to heavy flooding, broadcaster CNN reported Monday.

Monday, May 03, 2010 6:25:10 PM

Continental and United to form world's largest airline
Houston/Chicago, May 3 (DPA) US airlines United and Continental Monday announced a 'merger of equals', which is set to create the world's largest airline.

Monday, May 03, 2010 4:52:26 PM

Groin injury rules Muralitharan out of World Twenty20
Gros Islet (St.Lucia), May 3 (IANS) Last year's finalists Sri Lanka suffered a major blow Monday after off-spinner Muttiah Muralitharan was ruled out of the tournament with a groin injury.

Monday, May 03, 2010 4:23:38 PM

Assaulted teens may get involved in violence later
Washington, May 3 (IANS) When adolescents are assaulted, they tend to be involved in another violent encounter soon after, says a new study.

Monday, May 03, 2010 3:18:31 PM

Probiotics can help premature infants gain weight
Washington, May 3 (IANS) There is now a way for extremely low birth weight infants to gain weight. They should be given feeds supplemented with probiotics -- healthy, live organism supplements that provide benefit to the host -- say researchers.

Monday, May 03, 2010 3:07:40 PM

Microwave oven causes bomb scare at US marathon
Washington, May 3 (IANS) A microwave oven caused momentary disruption and a detour to a marathon in Pittsburgh, and a bomb squad had to be brought in to confirm it had no explosive.

Monday, May 03, 2010 2:39:05 PM

World Twenty20 is out of bounds for locals on television
Gros Islet (St.Lucia), May 3 (IANS) It seems that the International Cricket Council (ICC) didn't learn from the mistakes of the disappointing 2007 World Cup. This time ICC's mega buck deal with Indian broadcaster ESPN Star Sports has assured that the World Twenty20 is out of bounds for the locals on television.

Monday, May 03, 2010 2:33:24 PM

Majority of very old people sleep well
Washington, May 3 (IANS) Nearly two thirds of exceptionally old people have good or very good sleep, working out to around 7.5 hours including naps, says a new study.

Monday, May 03, 2010 2:10:52 PM

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