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New York's Freedom Tower, tallest building in the Americas
New York, Nov 13 (IANS/EFE) The Freedom Tower in New York is the tallest building in the western hemisphere at 542 metres, surpassing Chicago's Willis Tower, the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) said Tuesday.

Wednesday, November 13, 2013 7:52:09 AM

Churches vandalised in Argentina
Buenos Aires, Nov 13 (IANS/EFE) Another two churches were vandalised over the past few days in Argentina, which has seen at least five incidents of destruction and defacement in houses of worship in less than two months, authorities said Tuesday.

Wednesday, November 13, 2013 7:52:08 AM

I'm not cool, says Timberlake
Los Angeles, Nov 13 (IANS) Singer Justin Timberlake won't use the word "cool" to describe himself. He feels being cool is only about having a steady blood pressure.

Wednesday, November 13, 2013 7:06:05 AM

Ashley Olsen has no time for acting
Los Angeles, Nov 13 (IANS) Actress-fashion designer Ashley Olsen chose to stay away from acting because she was unable to give "100 percent of her time" to the entertainment industry.

Wednesday, November 13, 2013 6:30:04 AM

Fewer than 50,000 enrolled in Obamacare: Report
Washington, Nov 13 (IANS/EFE) Less than 50,000 people have successfully enrolled for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act via the HealthCare.gov website since Oct 1, when the site was launched, a leading US daily said Tuesday.

Wednesday, November 13, 2013 5:32:07 AM

George Clooney gives thumbs down to Twitter
Los Angeles, Nov 13 (IANS) Actor George Clooney doesn't intend to join Twitter as he fears a tweet posted while he is drunk might end his career.

Wednesday, November 13, 2013 5:20:04 AM

Didn't decide to become role model: Lawrence
Los Angeles, Nov 13 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Lawrence, one of the youngest actresses to win an Oscar, says she never decided to be a role model for youngsters, it just happened.

Wednesday, November 13, 2013 4:40:05 AM

Netherlands raises legal age to buy cigarettes
The Hague, Nov 13 (IANS) The Dutch senate Tuesday approved a bill that increases the legal age to buy cigarettes and other tobacco products from 16 to 18.

Wednesday, November 13, 2013 3:44:04 AM

Joe Wright to direct new Peter Pan movie
Los Angeles, Nov 13 (IANS) Director Joe Wright will helm Warner Bros.' new "Peter Pan" movie.

Wednesday, November 13, 2013 2:56:10 AM

Women designers' style long-lasting: Marc Jacobs
Los Angeles, Nov 13 (IANS) US fashion designer Marc Jacobs believes that his female counterparts have a more long-lasting influence on fashion.

Wednesday, November 13, 2013 1:50:04 AM

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