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Indian American legislator to run for US Congress
Washington, July 14 (IANS) An Indian American Democratic legislator in Kansas state, Raj Goyle, will run for the US House of Representatives next year.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009 10:57:28 AM

Clinton should push for nuclear freeze in South Asia: US expert
Washington, July 14 (IANS) A leading arms control expert has suggested that US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton should use her visit to India to 're-establish nuclear restraint and arms control as a top priority for the region'.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009 10:57:18 AM

Space shuttle Endeavour grounded again
Washington, July 14 (DPA) The space shuttle Endeavour was grounded for the fifth time on Monday with stormy weather again causing NASA to cancel a scheduled launch.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009 5:48:53 AM

US stocks surge before wave of company earnings
New York, July 14 (DPA) US stocks rose sharply Monday ahead of a series of quarterly earnings reports from major financial and company earnings.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009 3:48:05 AM

Jackson mother, ex-wife in custody talks: report
Los Angeles, July 13 (DPA) Michael Jackson's mother is in negotiations with his former wife, who is also the mother of his two older children, to settle a potential custody battle, ABC News reported Monday.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009 2:49:52 AM

Economic crisis has affected remittances: World Bank
Washington, July 13 (DPA) The worldwide recession has led immigrants in wealthy countries to cut back sharply on how much money they send back to their home countries, according to a World Bank report released Monday.

Monday, July 13, 2009 10:45:23 PM

Obama orders probe into Taliban prisoner massacre
Washington/Kabul, July 13 (DPA) US President Barack Obama has ordered an inquiry into allegations that the administration of his predecessor, George W. Bush, blocked investigations of a mass killing of Taliban prisoners by a CIA-backed Afghan warlord in 2001.

Monday, July 13, 2009 6:50:15 PM

Monkeys, humans recognise faces the same way
Washington, July 13 (IANS) Rhesus monkeys and humans recognise faces the same way, according to the latest research. The study provides insight into the evolution of the critical human social skill of facial recognition, which enables us to form relationships and interact appropriately with others.

Monday, July 13, 2009 1:53:16 PM

New pill likely to protect against radiation exposure
Washington, July 13 (IANS) Researchers have discovered and analysed a class of new compounds, which could potentially prevent radiation-related injuries to the kidneys, lungs, skin and intestinal tract.

Monday, July 13, 2009 1:49:20 PM

CIA planned Al Qaeda assassinations: Report
Washington, July 13 (DPA) A secret operation halted last month by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) director planned assassinations of Al Qaeda targets, a newspaper reported Monday.

Monday, July 13, 2009 1:36:44 PM

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