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US-Russia n-arms cut talks in January
Washington, Dec 23 (IANS) Talks between the US and Russia on a successor to the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START) will resume in mid-January next year, State Department spokesman P.J. Crowley said Tuesday.

Wednesday, December 23, 2009 2:53:09 AM

EU to discuss nuclear pact with Russia
Brussels, Dec 23 (IANS) The Council of the European Union (EU) Tuesday mandated its executive body, the European Commission, to negotiate a broad nuclear partnership agreement with Russia.

Wednesday, December 23, 2009 2:29:42 AM

US tells Iran to obey nuclear deadline
Washington, Dec 23 (IANS) December is 'a very real deadline' for Iran to 'pursue its responsibilities' on the nuclear issue, White House spokesman Robert Gibbs said Tuesday.

Wednesday, December 23, 2009 2:19:29 AM

Microsoft ordered to pay $290 mn in Word patent case
Seattle, Dec 23 (DPA) A federal appeals court Tuesday upheld a $290-million judgement against Microsoft for infringing on a patent in its flagship product Word relating to the use of XML or extensible markup language.

Wednesday, December 23, 2009 1:53:05 AM

New York ranks at bottom in US happiness rating
New York, Dec 23 (DPA) New Yorkers, it seems, are the most unhappy bunch you can imagine in the US, a study published in Science magazine said Tuesday.

Wednesday, December 23, 2009 1:42:46 AM

Zeta-Jones' agent slams her breast flashing reports
New York, Dec 23 (IANS) Hollywood actress Catherine Zeta-Jones' representative has blasted reports the actress accidentally flashed a nipple during a recent performance of her Broadway show 'A Little Night Music', branding the rumours 'completely false'.

Wednesday, December 23, 2009 12:15:24 AM

US economy up 2.2 percent in third quarter
Washington, Dec 22 (DPA) The US economy grew slower than expected 2.2 percent in the third quarter of 2009, revised government figures showed Tuesday.

Tuesday, December 22, 2009 8:10:55 PM

Mature students register more positive gains from sex
Toronto, Dec 22 (IANS) Mature students are likely to register more positive gains from sex than their less emotionally sound counterparts, research says.

Tuesday, December 22, 2009 4:43:25 PM

Wearing helmets can protect skiers from head injuries, fatalities
Toronto, Dec 22 (IANS) The tragic death of actress Natasha Richardson earlier this year, highlighting risks inherent in skiing, could have been prevented with a helmet, says a neurologist.

Tuesday, December 22, 2009 4:39:28 PM

Amino acid helps protein grow tooth enamel
Washington, Dec 22 (IANS) Proline, a simple amino acid that recurs at the centre of proteins found in tooth enamel, makes teeth stronger and more resilient, according to a new research.

Tuesday, December 22, 2009 3:48:50 PM

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