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Dominican pastor booked for molesting 30 kids
Santiago (Dominican Republic), Sep 17 (IANS/EFE) A pastor has been booked for molesting 30 children and teenagers in this city of the Dominican Republic.

Friday, September 17, 2010 10:12:21 AM

Envoy hopes Obama visit will help India get UNSC seat
Washington, Sep 17 (IANS) India's ambassador to the US, Meera Shankar, has expressed the hope that US President Barack Obama's visit would propel India towards a permanent seat in the UN Security Council to realise the full potential of their strategic partnership.

Friday, September 17, 2010 10:05:45 AM

BlackBerry posts record revenue on Torch sales
Toronto, Sep 17 (IANS) Beating all negative forecasts and reports of less-than-enthusiastic response to its new Torch smart phone, BlackBerry maker Research in Motion (RIM) has posted a record profit for the second quarter.

Friday, September 17, 2010 9:59:23 AM

Samsung's launches iPad rival Tab
New York, Sep 17 (DPA) Korean electronics giant Samsung said Thursday that it would launch its iPad wannabe, the Tab, on all four major US cellphone carriers, boosting the device's chances of success in the key US market.

Friday, September 17, 2010 9:16:08 AM

Nirupama Rao in US to prepare ground for Obama visit
Washington, Sep 17 (IANS) Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao began a hectic round of diplomacy to iron out differences over issues like outsourcing and hiked visa fees and prepare the ground for US President Barack Obama's history making visit to India in November.

Friday, September 17, 2010 9:01:21 AM

Air India bomber's jury trial over
Vancouver, Sep 17 (IANS) The crucial jury trial of Air India bomber Inderjit Singh Reyat for lying under oath during the Kanishka case ended here Thursday.

Friday, September 17, 2010 8:49:29 AM

Church set on fire in Colombia
Bogota, Sep 17 (IANS/EFE) Miscreants set fire to a Catholic church in the Colombian capital city of Bogota Thursday, authorities said.

Friday, September 17, 2010 8:22:41 AM

Colombian police arrest parrot in crime raid
Bogota, Sep 17 (DPA) Police in the Colombian city of Barranquilla 'arrested' a parrot after it helped several alleged drug dealers and thieves get away during a raid, the daily El Heraldo reported.

Friday, September 17, 2010 7:31:36 AM

Blast in shopping mall in Argentina
Buenos Aires, Sep 17 (IANS/EFE) A bomb went off Thursday at a shopping mall here in the Argentine capital, causing extensive damage to two airlines' ticket offices, police said.

Friday, September 17, 2010 7:07:34 AM

Heavy storm causes chaos in New York
New York, Sep 17 (DPA) A heavy storm walloped New York in the middle of the evening rush hour Thursday, bringing the city to a stand still and causing traffic to creep along for hours.

Friday, September 17, 2010 6:33:31 AM

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