San Francisco, Oct 24 (DPA) Microsoft Crop. reported its first-quarter results that exceeded analysts' expectations, with profits up 2 percent to $4.37 billion.
Friday, October 24, 2008 7:21:07 AM
Managua, Oct 24 (IANS) At least 23 people have been killed and thousands affected in floods caused by torrential rains over the past 30 days in Nicaragua, EFE news agency reported Friday, citing officials.
Friday, October 24, 2008 6:26:28 AM
New York, Oct 24 (DPA) United Nations leaders have called on the international community to assist the poor at a time of high food prices, noting that only a fraction of the $22 billion pledged this year for food security has been received.
Friday, October 24, 2008 6:22:11 AM
San Francisco, Oct 24 (DPA) Democratic candidate Barack Obama was rushing to the bedside of his ailing grandmother in Hawaii Thursday, taking a break from intense campaigning to make sure he saw her before she died.
Friday, October 24, 2008 6:21:55 AM
Bogota, Oct 24 (DPA) Colombia was experiencing a curious controversy Thursday, after a photograph of US presidential candidate Barack Obama was printed on the tickets of a lottery with a jackpot of some $253,000.
Friday, October 24, 2008 6:21:35 AM
Washington, Oct 24 (DPA) The beleaguered General Motors Thursday said it is cutting more management jobs and stopping some employee benefits, including contributions to so-called 401K private employee savings plans, according to the Detroit News.
Friday, October 24, 2008 6:21:18 AM
Washington, Oct 24 (DPA) Former US Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan warned Thursday that a 'significant rise' in unemployment is unavoidable as the United States works through a massive financial crisis.
Friday, October 24, 2008 6:20:40 AM
New York, Oct 23 (IANS) Rumours are rife on the Internet that former "Friends" star Jennifer Aniston is expecting boyfriend John Mayer's child.
Thursday, October 23, 2008 11:05:02 PM
New York, Oct 23 (IANS) Hollywood actor Terrence Howard has been replaced in the sequel to the Marvel Studios' successful superhero film "Iron Man".
Thursday, October 23, 2008 11:04:25 PM
Chicago, Oct 23 (IANS) Democratic Party presidential candidate Barack Obama in an exclusive interview to IANS spoke about policies he will follow if elected. Following are the highlights:
Thursday, October 23, 2008 11:03:52 PM
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