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Washington, Philadelphia dig out from massive storm
Washington, Feb 8 (DPA) Washington, Baltimore and Philadelphia were digging out Sunday from a massive snowfall that paralysed the Mid-Atlantic region and left hundreds of thousands without power.

Monday, February 08, 2010 4:18:37 AM

Rock crushes house, kills teen in Bolivia
La Paz, Feb 8 (IANS/EFE) A 14-year-old boy was killed when a huge rock dislodged by the torrential rain crushed his family home here in Bolivia, an official said Sunday.

Monday, February 08, 2010 1:34:56 AM

2 killed in US power plant explosion
Washington, Feb 8 (DPA) Two people were killed and more dead and injured were expected after a gas-fired power plant in the north-eastern US state of Connecticut exploded Sunday, media reports said.

Monday, February 08, 2010 12:42:28 AM

Huge explosion rocks power plant in US
Washington, Feb 7 (DPA) A huge explosion rocked a gas-fired power plant in the northeastern US state of Connecticut Sunday, resulting in numerous casualties, media reports said.

Sunday, February 07, 2010 11:50:55 PM

Huge explosion rocks power plant in US
Washington, Feb 7 (DPA) A huge explosion rocked a power plant in the northeastern US state of Connecticut Sunday, resulting in numerous casualties, media reports said.

Sunday, February 07, 2010 11:27:02 PM

NASA postpones Endeavour launch
Washington, Feb 7 (IANS) US space agency NASA Sunday postponed the launch of its space shuttle Endeavour by at least one day due to a low cloud ceiling over Kennedy Space Centre in Florida.

Sunday, February 07, 2010 5:05:10 PM

Training cut back as Olympic venue combats mild weather
Vancouver, Feb 7 (DPA) Lack of snow has left Olympic officials battling to prepare the venue for freestyle skiing and snowboarding.

Sunday, February 07, 2010 2:07:24 PM

Kelly Preston is a hot fox: Robin Williams
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Known for his witty and wicked remarks, Hollywood funnyman Robin Williams was in awe of actress Kelly Preston's beauty, so much so that he describes her as a 'hot fox'.

Sunday, February 07, 2010 11:04:05 AM

Dominican Republic fears increased migration from Haiti
Santo Domingo, Feb 7 (IANS/EFE) The Dominican Republic fears an increase in immigration from Haiti if work doesn't begin soon to rebuild its capital, Port-au-Prince, shaken by a devastating magnitude 7.0 earthquake last month that resulted in over 200,000 deaths.

Sunday, February 07, 2010 10:44:22 AM

Dengue emergency declared in Colombian city
Bogota, Feb 7 (IANS/EFE) The deaths of four children and an adult from hemorrhagic dengue so far this year has led authorities of the southwestern Colombian city of Cali to declare a health emergency, an official said.

Sunday, February 07, 2010 10:31:26 AM

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