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Pitt, Gosling were to be in 'Dallas Buyers Club'?
Los Angeles, Feb 13 (IANS) If Mathew McCounaughey, the lead actor of "Dallas Buyers Club", is to be believed the film earlier had names like Brad Pitt and Ryan Gosling attached to it.

Thursday, February 13, 2014 4:50:05 PM

OPEC crude basket closes slightly higher
Vienna, Feb 13 (IANS/WAM) The basket of 12 crude oils of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) stood at $105.46 a barrel Wednesday, compared to $105.30 Tuesday, according to the OPEC Secretariat.

Thursday, February 13, 2014 4:26:07 PM

Swift wants 'brutally honest' friends
Los Angeles, Feb 13 (IANS) Singer Taylor Swift wants to remain grounded and thinks that her "genuine friends" can help her achieve that.

Thursday, February 13, 2014 3:28:04 PM

Study shows how brain translates fear into action
Washington, Feb 13 (IANS) How fear controls behaviour? Scientists have discovered a pathway in the brain that sheds new light on how brain translates fear into action.

Thursday, February 13, 2014 2:24:04 PM

Velasco appointed coach of Argentine volleyball team
Buenos Aires, Feb 13 (IANS) The Argentine Volleyball Federation (Feva) has announced it has appointed Julio Velasco as the new coach of the national men's team.

Thursday, February 13, 2014 1:56:15 PM

Brazil state seeks loan to complete World Cup stadium
Rio de Janeiro, Feb 13 (IANS) Brazil's Parana state government has requested a 65 million-real ($27 million) loan to complete work on the Arena da Baixada football World Cup stadium.

Thursday, February 13, 2014 1:44:05 PM

Leon beat 10-man Flamengo in Copa Libertadores
Rio de Janeiro, Feb 13 (IANS) Colombian striker Franco Arizala scored a 68th-minute winner as Mexico's Leon defeated 10-man Flamengo 2-1 in their opening Copa Libertadores group match.

Thursday, February 13, 2014 1:36:16 PM

Youth high on cocaine run stroke risk within 24 hours
New York, Feb 13 (IANS) Cocaine is not only addictive, it can also lead to disability or death from stroke within 24 hours of use, warn researchers.

Thursday, February 13, 2014 1:32:12 PM

NBA: Love scores 32 points as Wolves beat Nuggets
Washington, Feb 13 (IANS) Kevin Love scored 32 points, 11 rebounds and eight assists to help the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Denver Nuggets 117-90.

Thursday, February 13, 2014 1:16:11 PM

NBA: Grizzlies rally to beat Magic
Washington, Feb 13 (IANS) Memphis Grizzlies rallied back to beat the Orlando Magic 86-81 in an NBA game.

Thursday, February 13, 2014 1:16:10 PM

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