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Messi backs Batista as national coach
Buenos Aires, Sep 7 (DPA) Striker Lionel Messi renewed his support for interim Argentina coach Sergio Batista, and said he hoped he would stay as coach until the 2014 World Cup.

Tuesday, September 07, 2010 9:12:35 PM

Few spots for US men in Arthur Ashe Stadium (US Open diary)
New York, Sep 7 (DPA) American men have complained about what they perceive as unfair US Open scheduling with the local hopes given minimum appearances at this edition on the massive Ashe showcase court.

Tuesday, September 07, 2010 9:11:54 PM

US commander in Afghanistan asks church not to burn Quran
Washington/Kabul, Sep 7 (DPA) The top US military commander in Afghanistan, Gen. David Petraeus, has warned against a plan by a Florida church to burn copies of the Quran Saturday, saying it could end up harming US soldiers, the Washington Post reported Tuesday.

Tuesday, September 07, 2010 8:01:47 PM

Paes-Black crash out of US Open mixed doubles
New York, Sep 7 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and Cara Black of Zimbabwe, seeded second, crashed out of the US Open tennis mixed doubles quarterfinals.

Tuesday, September 07, 2010 3:24:10 PM

Al Gore gets school honour
Los Angeles, Sep 7 (IANS) Former US vice-president Al Gore who has lately dabbled into environmental filmmaking is set to be honoured with an environmental school in his name in Los Angeles.

Tuesday, September 07, 2010 2:14:02 PM

Federer overwhelms Melzer to set up Soderling showdown
New York, Sep 7 (DPA) Roger Federer edged closer to a sixth title at the US Open, defeating Austrian Jurgen Melzer 6-3, 7-6 (7-4), 6-3 to reach the quarter-final.

Tuesday, September 07, 2010 1:23:07 PM

Muslims nervously await 9/11 amid row over mosque plan
Washington, Sep 7 (IANS) Muslims in the US are nervous about celebrating Eid this year as the festival coincides with the 9/11 anniversary that too amid a controversy over plans to build a mosque near ground zero.

Tuesday, September 07, 2010 12:50:26 PM

Aniston enjoys dinner date with actor
New York, Sep 7 (IANS) Hollywood actress Jennifer Aniston was seen enjoying a dinner date with 'Cougar Town' actor Josh Hopkins.

Tuesday, September 07, 2010 12:44:04 PM

US fears Indian nuclear liability law may deter foreign suppliers
Washington, Sep 7 (IANS) The passage of a nuclear liability bill by Indian parliament making suppliers of nuclear equipment also potentially liable threatens to cast a long shadow over India's plans to open an estimated $150 billion nuclear market to foreign companies.

Tuesday, September 07, 2010 12:18:23 PM

Gujarat seeks Canadian investment in state
Toronto, Sep 7 (IANS) A 16-member Gujarat business delegation began a week-long visit to Canada to woo businesses and companies to participate in the fifth annual 'Vibrant Gujarat' Summit to held Jan 12-13 in Gandhinagar.

Tuesday, September 07, 2010 11:09:36 AM

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