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How AIDS virus deceives antibodies
Washington, Nov 19 (IANS) Scientists have figured out how the AIDS virus deceives antibodies when it invades healthy cells.

Friday, November 19, 2010 11:43:37 AM

South Asian-Americans seek 'Brown Districts' for polls
New York, Nov 19 (IANS) A South Asian group based in Queens, home to 62 percent people from the region living in New York, is seeking a redrawing of district boundaries to give them fair representation in the 2012 elections.

Friday, November 19, 2010 11:23:06 AM

White House says stimulus created 3.5mn jobs
Washington, Nov 19 (IANS) US President Barack Obama lauded the 'success story' of General Motors' stock sale as the White House claimed a $787 billion stimulus bill would produce 3.5 million jobs by yearend.

Friday, November 19, 2010 11:02:36 AM

Haitians, UN troops clash over cholera; epidemic spreads
Port-au-Prince, Nov 19 (DPA) Protesters clashed with police and UN peacekeepers in Haitian capital Port-au-Prince over the spreading cholera epidemic, as US health experts warned of a substantial increase in cases.

Friday, November 19, 2010 10:51:14 AM

Argentina releases banned film - after 21 years
Buenos Aires, Nov 19 (IANS) 'Kindergarten', an Argentine film banned in 1989 for its gory depiction of sex and violence, has finally seen the light of the day 21 years after its production.

Friday, November 19, 2010 10:36:07 AM

Brazil busts human trafficking ring
Rio de Janeiro, Nov 19 (IANS/EFE) Twelve people were arrested in Brazil Thursday in an operation against a gang accused of smuggling people into the US and then holding them to extract ransom from their families back in Brazil, authorities said.

Friday, November 19, 2010 10:12:46 AM

Murder in Colombian church during Mass
Bogota, Nov 19 (IANS/EFE) A man was gunned down inside a church in the northwestern Colombian city of Medellin while attending a memorial Mass for a relative slain earlier, police said Thursday.

Friday, November 19, 2010 10:12:14 AM

Argentine cops charged with kidnapping
Buenos Aires, Nov 19 (IANS/EFE) Two Argentine policemen are under arrest and a retired cop is being sought on charges that they took part in the kidnapping of a Peruvian citizen in Buenos Aires, official sources said Thursday.

Friday, November 19, 2010 10:12:13 AM

17 killed in Peru bus accident
Lima, Nov 19 (IANS/EFE) At least 17 people were killed and 15 injured when the bus in which they were travelling fell into a ravine in southern Peru, police said.

Friday, November 19, 2010 9:28:29 AM

De Niro establishes artist's prize to honour father
New York, Nov 19 (DPA) Actor Robert De Niro has established a $25,000 artists' prize in honour of his father, who died in 1993 from cancer.

Friday, November 19, 2010 6:25:59 AM

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