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Don't allow MP3 headphones to get too close to pacemakers
Washington, Nov 10 (IANS) Don't allow MP3 headphones to get too close to pacemakers and implantable defibrillators; they could be potentially dangerous.

Monday, November 10, 2008 12:37:10 PM

Further action needed on financial crisis: G20
Sao Paulo, Nov 10 (DPA) Finance ministers of the Group of 20 industrialised and emerging economies (G20) have agreed that global stability and growth must be the cornerstones of any plan to bring volatile markets under control and fight off worldwide recession.

Monday, November 10, 2008 12:16:43 PM

Punish executives responsible for market crisis: Brazil
Sao Paulo, Nov 10 (Xinhua) The Brazilian government has proposed to the Group of 20 (G20) industrialised and emerging economies that executives implicated in fraudulent practices endangering the financial integrity of their enterprises be punished.

Monday, November 10, 2008 11:58:24 AM

Low potassium levels likely to trigger high blood pressure
Washington, Nov 10 (IANS) Low potassium levels are likely to trigger high blood pressure, thanks to a specific gene, says a new study.

Monday, November 10, 2008 11:58:06 AM

Economy likely to dominate Obama-Bush discussion
Washington, Nov 10 (IANS) US president-elect Barack Obama is already examining ways to make a quick impact upon taking office in January, his aides said on the eve of Monday's transition talks with President George W. Bush.

Monday, November 10, 2008 10:19:40 AM

Hurricane Paloma weakens over Cuba
Miami, Nov 10 (IANS) Tropical Storm Paloma was downgraded to a depression with winds of 35 miles per hour as it was moving away from central Cuba overnight, the EFE news agency reported Monday.

Monday, November 10, 2008 7:29:43 AM

Sylvester Stallone to write-direct-star in 'The Expendables'
New York, Nov 9 (IANS) After two box office failures -- "Rocky Balboa" and "John Rambo" - Hollywood action star Sylvester Stallone is once again writing, directing and starring in "The Expendables".

Sunday, November 09, 2008 9:03:31 PM

Hurricane Paloma with 195-km an hour windspeed hits Cuba
Havana/Miami, Nov 9 (DPA) Hurricane Paloma, packing winds of up to 195 km per hour, slammed the central Cuban province of Camaguey overnight Saturday, the third powerful hurricane this season to lash the Caribbean island.

Sunday, November 09, 2008 1:30:58 PM

Canadian woman scribe released by Afghan captors
Toronto, Nov 9 (IANS) A Canadian woman journalist, who was abducted Oct 12 in Afghanistan, has been released by her captors, media reports said here Sunday.

Sunday, November 09, 2008 1:20:53 PM

Emerging economies to jointly fight financial crisis
Sao Paulo, Nov 9 (Xinhua) World's four fastest-growing economies would take measures to reduce the impact of the global financial turmoil, Russian Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin has said.

Sunday, November 09, 2008 1:18:22 PM

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