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Obama presses jobs plan passage to bridge income gap
Washington, Oct 29 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Saturday urged Congress to pass the administration's stalled jobs plan to speed up US economic growth and reduce the widening income gap.

Saturday, October 29, 2011 10:53:10 PM

Former Brazil president Lula has cancer
Rio De Janeiro, Oct 29 (IANS) Brazil's former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was diagnosed with laryngeal cancer, his physicians said Saturday.

Saturday, October 29, 2011 9:53:55 PM

13 US soldiers die in Kabul bombing
Washington, Oct 29 (IANS) Thirteen NATO soldiers were killed Saturday in an Afghan bombing. Those killed were all Americans, the biggest single day loss of troops there since the August crash of a helicopter that killed 30 US soldiers.

Saturday, October 29, 2011 9:25:36 PM

US, Iraqi officials talk relations after troops drawdown
Washington, Oct 29 (IANS) US National Security Advisor Tom Donilon Saturday held talks with his Iraqi counterpart Falah al-Fayyadh to discuss relationship between the two countries after the US pulls out its forces in Iraq by end of the year.

Saturday, October 29, 2011 9:25:22 PM

Brand to receive Man of the Year award
Los Angeles, Oct 29 (IANS) British comedian Russell Brand is all set to receive the Man of the Year award from a charity, Friendly House.

Saturday, October 29, 2011 6:59:55 PM

Obama lights diya to celebrate Diwali at White House
Washington, Oct 29 (IANS) Highlighting the universal message of Diwali of 'victory of light over darkness, hope over despair', US President Barack Obama lit a traditional diya to celebrate Diwali with Indian-Americans at a reception at the White House complex.

Saturday, October 29, 2011 6:39:46 PM

Manmohan Singh heads for G20 Summit in Cannes Wednesday
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh heads for the G20 Summit in Cannes in the French Riviera Wednesday, with a somewhat limited role for India this time due to the primary focus of the leaders expected on resolving the Eurozone crisis.

Saturday, October 29, 2011 5:18:57 PM

Demi Moore lashes out at photographer
Los Angeles, Oct 29 (IANS) Actress Demi Moore has been accused of lashing out at a photographer, who followed her on a trip to a nail salon here.

Saturday, October 29, 2011 1:14:25 PM

Elton John raises 1.3 mn pounds for AIDS
New York, Oct 29 (IANS) Singer Sir Elton John raised more than 1.3 million pounds for his AIDS charity by throwing a star-studded gala event here.

Saturday, October 29, 2011 1:10:35 PM

FIFA bribery probe: Trinidad and Tobago football chief quits
Port Of Spain (Trinidad), Oct 29 (IANS/CMC) Trinidad & Tobago Football Federation (T&TFF) president Oliver Camps has resigned after FIFA, the sport's world governing body, announced he was one of 10 Caribbean officials facing further investigation for their role in the cash-for-votes scandal.

Saturday, October 29, 2011 10:28:22 AM

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