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Women's US Open semis cancelled after nonstop rain
New York, Sep 12 (DPA) US Open officials admitted partial defeat on a day of demoralizing rain, with women's semi-finals cancelled and the conclusion of the interrupted men's quarter-finals between Rafael Nadal and Fernando Gonzalez in danger from the weather.

Saturday, September 12, 2009 5:08:50 AM

Michelle Obama to represent Chicago Olympic bid
Washington, Sep 12 (DPA) First Lady Michelle Obama will be on hand to root for her home town of Chicago when the International Olympic Committee announces which city can host the 2016 competition, the White House said Friday.

Saturday, September 12, 2009 3:35:50 AM

Microsoft-Yahoo deal draws antitrust probe
San Francisco, Sep 12 (DPA) The US Department of Justice is looking into the advertising and search alliance between Microsoft and Yahoo, the companies said Friday.

Saturday, September 12, 2009 1:35:59 AM

UN condemns firing of rockets into Israel
New York, Sep 11 (DPA) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon condemned the firing of two missiles into Israel Friday, saying the UN peacekeeping mission in southern Lebanon will investigate the incident.

Friday, September 11, 2009 11:21:54 PM

US remembers 9/11 attacks in sombre ceremonies
New York/Washington, Sep 11 (DPA) Mourners in the US gathered Friday to remember the nearly 3,000 people killed in the Sep 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, as the anniversary was proclaimed a national day of service.

Friday, September 11, 2009 11:13:12 PM

US remembers victims of 9/11 terrorist attacks
New York, Sep 11 (DPA) New York held a ceremony Friday on the eighth anniversary of the terrorist attacks that destroyed the World Trade Center's twin towers, killing more than 2,700 people.

Friday, September 11, 2009 7:41:22 PM

Ishrat killing: Chidambaram defends government affidavit
Washington, Sep 11 (IANS) Defending the central government's affidavit on Mumbai girl Ishrat Jahan and three others who were alleged victims of extrajudicial killing, Home Minister P. Chidambaram said such inputs are 'not evidence or conclusive proof' and 'are shared with states on a regular basis'.

Friday, September 11, 2009 7:21:10 PM

US remembers victims of 9/11 terrorist attacks
New York, Sep 11 (Xinhua) New York city started commemorating the eighth anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center Friday morning.

Friday, September 11, 2009 6:26:59 PM

Anxiety, depression much more common than thought
Washington, Sep 11 (IANS) The prevalence of anxiety, depression and drug dependency may be twice as high as the mental health community has been led to believe.

Friday, September 11, 2009 3:41:57 PM

Del Potro overhauls Cilic to reach first Grand Slam semi-final
New York, Sep 11 (DPA) Argentine Juan del Potro won a battle of 20-year-olds with a 4-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-1 comeback over Croatian Marin Cilic to make his biggest career impression at a Grand Slam by reaching the US Open semi-final.

Friday, September 11, 2009 3:12:41 PM

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