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CNN anchor Dobbs quits to pursue 'new opportunities'
Washington, Nov 12 (DPA) CNN evening host Lou Dobbs, a self-described advocacy anchor known for economic nationalism and opposition to illegal immigration, has announced that he was quitting to 'pursue new opportunities'.

Thursday, November 12, 2009 12:57:39 PM

New test can rapidly trace pesticides in food
Toronto, Nov 12 (IANS) Scientists have come up with a fast, inexpensive dipstick test which can identify traces of pesticides in food and beverages.

Thursday, November 12, 2009 12:42:54 PM

Warhol's painting of cash sells for $43 mn
New York, Nov 12 (DPA) A silk-screen painting by iconic American pop artist Andy Warhol sold for $43.8 million Wednesday night in New York, Sotheby's auction house said.

Thursday, November 12, 2009 12:34:06 PM

Black singer wins US music honour
Los Angeles, Nov 12 (DPA) Singer Darius Rucker was named new artist of the year Wednesday at the Country Music Awards, only the second time an African-American artist has been recognised at the event.

Thursday, November 12, 2009 11:45:17 AM

Teens aren't careful about hygiene while cooking
Washington, Nov 12 (IANS) Teens are less likely to wash their hands while cooking and are more likely to cross-contaminate raw food than adults, says a new study.

Thursday, November 12, 2009 10:43:40 AM

HP to buy 3Com in $2.7 bn deal
San Francisco, Nov 12 (DPA) Hewlett Packard has reached a deal to buy network equipment-maker 3Com in a deal worth $2.7 billion, the companies announced Wednesday.

Thursday, November 12, 2009 10:05:23 AM

Japan increases Afghan aid to $5 bn
New York, Nov 12 (DPA) Japan has informed the UN of its intention to increase assistance to Afghanistan to $5 billion over the next five years, the UN said.

Thursday, November 12, 2009 8:11:20 AM

Counties rush aid to El Salvador, as flood toll rises to 157
San Salvador, Nov 12 (EFE) Relief materials from different countries and aid organisations have begun to arrive for the flood affected people in El Salvador, as the toll has risen to 157 following a devastating storm last weekend.

Thursday, November 12, 2009 7:45:26 AM

Israel urges Brazil to join Mideast peace efforts
Brasilia, Nov 12 (EFE) Visiting Israeli President Shimon Peres has urged his Brazilian counterpart Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva to join the Middle East peace process.

Thursday, November 12, 2009 7:06:39 AM

Obama pays tribute to military
Washington, Nov 12 (DPA) The US will 'do right by' its armed forces, past and present, President Barack Obama said Wednesday after laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns.

Thursday, November 12, 2009 3:32:59 AM

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