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US deported 396,000 in 2011 fiscal year
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS/EFE) The US government deported a record 396,000 people in the 2011 fiscal year, Immigration and Customs Enforcement said Tuesday.

Wednesday, October 19, 2011 10:39:18 AM

Motorola launches world's 'thinnest' smartphone
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) Motorola has launched what it called an 'impossibly thin' Droid RAZR phone with a stainless-steel core, a Gorilla Glass screen and a nanotechnology Splash-guard that protects even the electrical boards inside.

Wednesday, October 19, 2011 10:27:55 AM

Venezuelan TV network fined $2 mn
Caracas, Oct 19 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan broadcasting regulators Tuesday fined Globovision television 9.3 million bolivares ($2.1 million) for the network's coverage of a prison siege.

Wednesday, October 19, 2011 10:19:05 AM

Despite record profits, Apple disappoints Wall Street
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) Despite setting new sales and profit records over the last three months and blowing past the $100 billion mark Apple's revenue and earnings on the last quarter fell far short of Wall Street's forecasts.

Wednesday, October 19, 2011 10:12:33 AM

Mexico sees adventure tourism as job generator
San Cristobal de las Casas (Mexico), Oct 19 (IANS/EFE) Mexico will promote adventure tourism, not only to lure visitors but also to generate jobs.

Wednesday, October 19, 2011 9:57:15 AM

US artists to visit India for smart power diplomacy
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) As part of America's 'smart power diplomacy' initiative, 15 American artists and collaborative artist teams will visit 15 countries including India to engage in people-to-people diplomacy through the visual arts.

Wednesday, October 19, 2011 9:46:04 AM

Obama's top national security aide to visit India, China
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) President Barack Obama's National Security Advisor Thomas E. Donilon will travel to India later this week to discuss ways 'to advance key elements' of India-US strategic partnership.

Wednesday, October 19, 2011 9:32:07 AM

US pledges $40 mn to Libya for arms stockpile safety
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US will allocate $40 million to secure and destroy stockpiles of weapons in Libya, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said during her visit to Tripoli.

Wednesday, October 19, 2011 8:24:54 AM

Wall Street up on European hopes, bank rally
New York, Oct 19 (IANS) The US stocks ended sharply higher Tuesday amid strong performance in financial sector and news that European policymakers were planning a two-trillion-euro fund, Xinhua reported.

Wednesday, October 19, 2011 4:25:18 AM

US stocks jump amid mixed earnings
New York, Oct 19 (IANS) US stocks ended sharply higher Tuesday, led by financials, as investors digested a batch of mixed corporate earnings, Xinhua reported.

Wednesday, October 19, 2011 3:27:03 AM

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