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H1N1 pediatric deaths quadruple in US under new method
Washington, Nov 13 (DPA) Pediatric deaths from swine flu in the US are much more extensive than previously thought after health officials expanded their counting method, the nation's disease control agency said Thursday.

Friday, November 13, 2009 2:27:11 AM

Englishman arrested in Brazil for carrying 1,000 live spiders
Rio de Janeiro, Nov 13 (DPA) Brazil's federal police arrested here an Englishman who intended to leave the country with 1,000 live spiders packed in two suitcases, the authorities said Thursday.

Friday, November 13, 2009 1:18:57 AM

Fort Hood shooting suspect charged with murder
Washington, Nov 13 (DPA) The suspected shooter in the Fort Hood, Texas rampage has been charged with 13 counts of premeditated murder and will be tried in a military court, the US Army announced Thursday.

Friday, November 13, 2009 1:18:42 AM

Over 100 groups protest UN debate on 'defamation of religion'
New York, Nov 13 (DPA) More than 100 non-governmental organisations Thursday protested attempts by some governments to push through a UN resolution to save religion from defamation.

Friday, November 13, 2009 1:18:17 AM

Over two tonnes of cocaine seized in Costa Rica
San Jose, Nov 12 (DPA) Costa Rican police seized over two tonnes of cocaine in San Francisco de Dos Rios, in the southern suburbs of the capital, San Jose.

Thursday, November 12, 2009 11:42:49 PM

Agassi took Brooke Shields' approval for autobiography
New York, Nov 12 (IANS) Retired tennis ace Andre Agassi has revealed he reached out to his ex-wife Brooke Shields before releasing his tell-all autobiography, as he wanted to get her side of the story about their troubled time together.

Thursday, November 12, 2009 11:42:33 PM

Kutcher gifts Moore new car on birthday
New York, Nov 12 (IANS) Hollywood funnyman Ashton Kutcher presented his actress wife Demi Moore a new car on her birthday.

Thursday, November 12, 2009 11:42:13 PM

Intel to pay $1.25 bn to settle AMD dispute
San Francisco, Nov 12 (DPA) Computer chip giant Intel is to pay smaller rival Advanced Micro Devices $1.25 billion to settle claims that it violated anti-trust and patent laws, the companies said Thursday.

Thursday, November 12, 2009 11:16:05 PM

Somdev, Prakash lose in Knoxville Challenger
Knoxville (Tennessee), Nov 12 (IANS) India's Somdev Devvarman and Prakash Amritraj lost their opening round matches in the ATP Challenger tennis here.

Thursday, November 12, 2009 9:09:08 PM

Obama tops world's most powerful list, Manmohan at No. 36
Washington, Nov 12 (IANS) After winning a surprise Nobel Peace Prize, President Barack Obama has been ranked by the Forbes magazine as the world's most powerful person, with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at No. 36 on the list.

Thursday, November 12, 2009 8:46:10 PM

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