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US urges Russia, Ukraine to end gas dispute
Washington, Jan 7 (DPA) The US urged Russia and Ukraine Tuesday to end their dispute over natural gas supplies that has caused a sharp decline in shipments throughout Europe.

Wednesday, January 07, 2009 2:24:05 AM

Rice heading to UN for emergency meeting on Gaza
Washington, Jan 7 (DPA) US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is heading to New York Tuesday to attend an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council on the conflict in the Gaza Strip.

Wednesday, January 07, 2009 2:05:04 AM

US Congress sworn in for new session amid controversy
Washington, Jan 7 (DPA) The new US Congress was sworn in Tuesday with stronger Democratic majorities in both the House of Representatives and the Senate that are expected to help president-elect Barack Obama push through his legislative agenda.

Wednesday, January 07, 2009 1:14:39 AM

Steve Jobs suffering from hormone imbalance, but to remain Apple CEO
San Francisco, Jan 6 (IANS) Apple chief executive Steve Jobs, who did not turn up to deliver the keynote address at the Mac World Expo 2009 Tuesday for the first time in 11 years, said he stayed away from the event due to ailing health caused by a 'hormone imbalance', but added that he would continue in the top job.

Tuesday, January 06, 2009 7:42:00 PM

Amazon being deforested at faster rate than before
Washington, Jan 6 (IANS) Brazil's Amazon forests are being axed at a faster rate than ever before, according to new annual figures recently released by the country's space agency INPE.

Tuesday, January 06, 2009 3:51:30 PM

Weight gain is because of abusing food: Oprah
New York, Jan 6 (DPA) Popular US talk show host Oprah Winfrey has vowed to battle her recent weight gain, saying 'It's about using food - abusing food'.

Tuesday, January 06, 2009 3:39:20 PM

Low carb diet helps manage type-2 diabetes
Washington, Jan 6 (IANS) Low-carb diets taken for six months help manage type 2 diabetes better, according to research.

Tuesday, January 06, 2009 3:13:33 PM

Can signs from nature presage ecological disaster
Washington, Jan 6 (IANS) Scientists taking a leaf out of the social sciences are trying to read signs from nature to know whether they presage potential collapse of ecosystems.

Tuesday, January 06, 2009 3:08:26 PM

Why smokers struggle to quit and fail?
Washington, Jan 6 (IANS) Just seeing someone smoke aborts the smoker's resolve to kick the habit, according to new research.

Tuesday, January 06, 2009 3:06:32 PM

Heartening news for cancer patients
Washington, Jan 6 (IANS) Drugs like digoxin, used for long to treat patients with irregular heart rhythms and heart failure, also holds promise as treatment for cancer, according to a new study.

Tuesday, January 06, 2009 2:05:22 PM

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