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29 die in Mexico prison shoot-out
Mexico City, June 15 (IANS/EFE) Twenty-nine inmates have been killed in a shoot-out between rival groups at a prison in Mexico's western Sinaloa state, an official said.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010 8:08:29 AM

17 die in Mexico prison shoot-out
Mexico City, June 15 (IANS/EFE) A shoot-out between inmates at a prison in western Mexico left 17 prisoners dead, the Sinaloa state Attorney General's Office said.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010 6:05:07 AM

Ricky Martin Foundation trains people to fight human trafficking
San Juan, June 15 (IANS/EFE) Puerto Rican singer Ricky Martin's foundation has begun training people to fight against child abuse and human trafficking.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010 5:17:35 AM

Jackson doctor can keep medical license, for now
Los Angeles, June 15 (DPA) The doctor accused of administering a lethal dose of anaesthetic to popstar Michael Jackson can retain his medical license in California while awaiting criminal trial, a Los Angeles judge ruled Monday.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010 3:35:21 AM

Kristen Stewart denies reports of performing in theatre
Los Angeles, June 15 (IANS) 'Twilight' star Kristen Stewart's spokesperson has dismissed reports that she is in talks with producers to play in West End theatre.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010 2:54:12 AM

Carrie Underwood postpones wedding
Los Angeles, June 15 (IANS) Singer Carrie Underwood has apparently postponed her wedding with hockey player Mike Fisher after an argument over nuptial details.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010 12:48:37 AM

UN reports surge in Darfur fighting, high fatalities
New York, June 14 (DPA) Fighting in Sudan's Darfur region has increased in recent weeks, creating a serious hindrance to peacekeeping efforts, United Nations and African officials said Monday.

Monday, June 14, 2010 10:41:54 PM

US puts India on trafficking watch list for 7th year
Washington, June 14 (IANS) The United States has placed India on its second worst category on human trafficking for the seventh consecutive year, saying the latter has done significant work on sex trafficking, but not enough to check labour trafficking.

Monday, June 14, 2010 8:11:55 PM

Belgium shaken as nationalists win polls
Brussels, June 14 (DPA) Belgians awoke Monday to confirmation of the news that the Dutch-speaking nationalist party N-VA has won a crushing victory in snap elections, raising fears that months of political instability will follow.

Monday, June 14, 2010 6:16:19 PM

Gene linked to hereditary incontinence identified
Washington, June 14 (IANS) Researchers at the Medical College of Georgia (MCG) have identified a gene responsible for a rare condition that turns smiles into grimaces and impedes bladder and bowel control.

Monday, June 14, 2010 5:43:50 PM

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