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Consuming fewer calories ensures longer life
Washington July 10 (IANS) Consuming fewer calories ensures a longer, healthier life, according to research on restricted diets involving monkeys.

Friday, July 10, 2009 2:06:21 PM

Phelps sets 100-metre butterfly record
Washington, July 10 (DPA) Michael Phelps, the 14-time Olympic gold medal winner, set a new world record in the men's 100-metre butterfly at the US swimming championships.

Friday, July 10, 2009 1:37:15 PM

Mouth turning dry? Blame multiple medications
Washington, July 10 (IANS) More than 90 percent of dentists are of the view that patients complaining of dry mouth take multiple medications, says a nationwide survey conducted by the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD).

Friday, July 10, 2009 12:24:24 PM

Canadians among foreigners held as 'combatants' in Sri Lanka
Toronto, July 10 (IANS) Sri Lanka is holding captive several foreign nationals, including Canadians of Tamil origin, for allegedly fighting alongside Tamil Tigers for an independent homeland, reports here say.

Friday, July 10, 2009 11:07:31 AM

Vikram Pandit stays as Citi reshuffles top management
Washington, July 10 (IANS) Citigroup has announced changes in several top management roles in the company in what the troubled bank's Indian American CEO Vikram Pandit described as moves that will 'further help in positioning our company for the future'.

Friday, July 10, 2009 9:08:27 AM

'Ponzi scheme' mastermind won't appeal 150-year sentence
New York, July 10 (Xinhua) Bernard Madoff, who was charged with 11 criminal counts in the biggest investment fraud in history, won't appeal his 150-year prison sentence, his attorney has said.

Friday, July 10, 2009 5:17:43 AM

Financial shares push US stocks higher
New York, July 10 (DPA) US stocks edged up Thursday, led by financial shares, which were buoyed by a positive report on banking giant Goldman Sachs.

Friday, July 10, 2009 4:58:07 AM

US sends mine-proof vehicles to Afghanistan
Washington, July 10 (Xinhua) The US defence department is sending thousands of mine-proof vehicles to Afghanistan to protect its troops from improvised explosive devices, officials said.

Friday, July 10, 2009 4:50:50 AM

GM close to bankruptcy exit, sale to government
New York, July 10 (DPA) US carmaker General Motors could exit bankruptcy in record time and come under the control of the US government by the end of this week, as a Thursday deadline for challenges expired.

Friday, July 10, 2009 2:30:45 AM

Jackson family split delays funeral
Los Angeles, July 10 (DPA) A family split over where to bury Michael Jackson is delaying the funeral of the late King of Pop who died two weeks ago, ABC News reported Thursday.

Friday, July 10, 2009 2:22:01 AM

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