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Elton John's fetish for plastic toys
Los Angeles, March 15 (IANS) He is 65, but singer Elton John still loves plastic dogs and has a room full of them, says singer Ed Sheeran.

Friday, March 15, 2013 12:04:07 PM

Is it splitsville for Clooney, Keibler?
Los Angeles, March 15 (IANS) Actor George Clooney and actress Stacy Keibler have reportedly ended their relationship as things were not working out between them.

Friday, March 15, 2013 12:02:09 PM

Brazil launches programme to boost innovation
Rio de Janeiro, March 15 (IANS) Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has unveiled a $16 billion plan to encourage companies to invest in technological innovation.

Friday, March 15, 2013 11:52:08 AM

Canada to be energy superproducer: Think-tank
Vancouver, March 15 (IANS) Canada will soon become one of the world's largest exporters of energy products and gain significant economic benefits from it, according to a study.

Friday, March 15, 2013 11:50:09 AM

John Kerry to visit Asia next month
Washington, March 15 (IANS) US Secretary of State John Kerry will make his first trip to Asia next month with stops in South Korea, Japan and China, the State Department said.

Friday, March 15, 2013 11:36:54 AM

New York population reaches record 8.3 mn
New York, March 15 (IANS/EFE) The population of New York City last year reached a record 8.3 million after, for the first time in more than six decades, the number of people moving into the Big Apple exceeded the number who left.

Friday, March 15, 2013 11:00:59 AM

Pope Francis's sister asks world to pray for him
Buenos Aires, March 15 (IANS/EFE) Jorge Mario Bergoglio, now Pope Francis, never wanted to be pontiff but will have to deal with the tough job he has been handed, his sister, Maria Elena Bergoglio, told Argentina's C5N cable news channel.

Friday, March 15, 2013 10:46:05 AM

'Midnight's Children' to kick off New York Indian Film Festival
New York, March 15 (IANS) The 13th Annual New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF) will kick off April 10 with an exclusive screening of acclaimed director Deepa Mehta's "Midnight's Children" based on award-winning writer Salman Rushdie's novel.

Friday, March 15, 2013 10:40:07 AM

Proximo Spirits to distribute Jose Cuervo tequilas in US
Mexico City, March 15 (IANS/EFE) US firm Proximo Spirits will begin distributing Jose Cuervo brand tequilas in the US, replacing Britain's Diageo, Mexico's Casa Cuervo S.A. said in a statement.

Friday, March 15, 2013 10:26:06 AM

Michelle Obama to grace Vogue's cover a second time
Los Angeles, March 15 (IANS/EFE) First lady Michelle Obama will appear on the cover of Vogue's April edition, marking the second time she has graced the cover of the fashion magazine, media reports said.

Friday, March 15, 2013 10:18:06 AM

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