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US stocks mixed, energy shares rise
New York, Feb 15 (DPA) US energy shares posted strong increases Monday on an otherwise quiet trading day that left most Wall Street stocks mixed.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011 7:26:45 AM

Clinton backs protesters in Iran, praises Egypt's military
Washington, Feb 15 (DPA) US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton Monday said the US stood behind anti-government protesters in Iran and praised the Egyptian military for its initial steps since taking control of Egypt last week.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011 6:42:49 AM

Ronaldo retires
Sao Paulo, Feb 15 (IANS/EFE) Brazil's soccer icon Ronaldo Nazario, shed a few tears as he announced his retirement citing 'some important reasons', which include his interminable injuries and problems caused by hypothyroidism.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011 5:31:36 AM

UN Security Council withholds involvement in temple conflict
New York, Feb 15 (DPA) The UN Security Council Monday asked South-East Asian nations to work out a solution to the Thai-Cambodian conflict over the site of a centuries-old Hindu temple, in an apparent rebuff of demands for the UN to become directly involved.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011 3:27:50 AM

14 killed in Honduras plane crash
Tegucigalpa, Feb 15 (IANS) A small plane crashed near the Honduran capital Tegucigalpa Monday, killing all 14 people on board, authorities said.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011 2:11:39 AM

Ronnie Wood denies relationship trouble
Los Angeles, Feb 14 (IANS) Singer Ronnie Wood has rubbished reports that his relationship with polo coach Ana Arajuo has hit a rough patch after the couple went on a dinner date together.

Monday, February 14, 2011 9:50:25 PM

Obesity can cause irreparable damage to knees
Washington, Feb 14 (IANS) Being morbidly obese could permanently damage your knees, says a new study.

Monday, February 14, 2011 6:30:00 PM

Livestock boom worsening epidemics risks globally
Cape Town, Feb 14 (IANS) The increasing numbers of domestic livestock are encouraging animal epidemics worldwide.

Monday, February 14, 2011 5:14:32 PM

Lady Gaga, Eminem bag top honours at Grammys
Los Angeles, Feb 14 (IANS) Pop singer Lady Gaga and rapper Eminem won top honours at the 53rd edition of the Grammy Awards while country pop group Lady Antebellum bagged five trophies, including Record of the Year.

Monday, February 14, 2011 2:14:06 PM

India, China top as Canada admits record immigrants in 2010
Toronto, Feb 14 (IANS) India and China lead the pack as Canada welcomed the highest number of immigrants in more than 50 years by admitting 280,636 permanent residents in 2010.

Monday, February 14, 2011 12:59:59 PM

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