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Adriano can revive career with Flamengo: Zico
Rio de Janeiro, April 2 (IANS) Brazilian football legend Zico has backed clubless striker Adriano to resurrect his troubled career at Flamengo.

Monday, April 02, 2012 2:16:42 PM

Bees ''self-medicate'' when infected
Washington, April 2 (IANS) Honey bees "self-medicate" when their colony is infected with a harmful fungus, with the help of antifungal plant resins to ward off the invader, a study reveals.

Monday, April 02, 2012 10:30:50 AM

Pitbull gets award for his influence on music
Los Angeles, April 2 (IANS/EFE) Singer Pitbull was the big star of the 19th edition of the BMI awards in Latin music, where he received the BMI President''s Award in recognition of his influence on the entertainment industry, the organization said.

Monday, April 02, 2012 10:25:00 AM

Fuel thieves cause pipeline fire in Mexico
Guadalajara (Mexico), April 2 (IANS/EFE) A natural gas pipeline owned by Mexican state oil monopoly Petroleos Mexicanos, or Pemex, caught fire when fuel was being stolen from a stretch near the western city of Tlajomulco, officials said.

Monday, April 02, 2012 10:14:50 AM

Human sacrifice in Mexico
Mexico City, April 2 (IANS/EFE) The seven members of a satanic cult arrested last week for allegedly sacrificing two 10-year-old boys and a 44-year-old woman to Mexico''s Holy Death deity have been identified, an official said.

Monday, April 02, 2012 10:07:40 AM

Rosa performs with Blades, Guerra
San Juan, April 2 (IANS/EFE) Puerto Rican Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Draco Rosa appeared for the first time onstage since he was diagnosed with cancer in April 2011, performing alongside Latin music giants Ruben Blades and Juan Luis Guerra.

Monday, April 02, 2012 9:52:50 AM

Indian artist''s painting fetches $300,000 in US auction
New York, April 2 (IANS) A previously unrecorded work by the master Indian artist Bagta fetched a record $302,500 at the Indian, Himalayan & Southeast Asian Art auction here last month

Monday, April 02, 2012 9:17:20 AM

Aniston, Theroux to form production company
Los Angeles, April 2 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Aniston and beau Justin Theroux are set to become business partners. The couple is planning to form their production company.

Monday, April 02, 2012 8:16:49 AM

US announces $12 mn humanitarian aid for Syria
Washington, April 2 (IANS) The US government Sunday announced an additional $12.2 million in humanitarian aid for Syria as the second meeting of "Friends of Syria" kicked off in Turkey''s largest city Istanbul.

Monday, April 02, 2012 5:52:49 AM

Houston''s memorabilia fetches $80,000
Los Angeles, April 2 (IANS) A collection of late singer Whitney Houston memorabilia has fetched more than $80,000 at an auction.

Monday, April 02, 2012 1:16:09 AM

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