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US House passes government spending bill
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) The Republicans-controlled US House of Representatives Friday approved a stopgap spending bill that strips out funding for President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law, setting up another bitter fiscal showdown days before much of the federal government is set to run out of money.

Saturday, September 21, 2013 1:32:06 AM

'The Wanted Life' wanted for second season
Los Angeles, Sep 21 (IANS) British band The Wanted's reality show "The Wanted Life" has got a thumbs up from fans, and they want to watch another season of it.

Saturday, September 21, 2013 1:26:11 AM

Mastermind of US nun's murder convicted in Brazil
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 21 (IANS/EFE) A Brazilian court has awarded a 30-year sentence to a man for being reponsible for the murder of US nun and environmental activist Dorothy Stang.

Saturday, September 21, 2013 1:06:10 AM

US House passes government spending bill
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) The Republicans-controlled US House of Representatives Friday approved a stopgap spending bill that strips out funding for President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law, Xinhua reported.

Saturday, September 21, 2013 12:04:04 AM

Obama proposes carbon limits on power plants
Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has unveiled a plan to limit carbon emissions in new power plants in the US, BBC reported Friday.

Friday, September 20, 2013 11:34:04 PM

Bolivia plans legal action against Obama
Santa Cruz (Bolivia), Sep 20 (IANS) Bolivia's President Evo Morales plans to take legal action against US President Barak Obama for "crimes against humanity", Iran's Press TV reported Friday.

Friday, September 20, 2013 10:56:05 PM

A simpler step to curb pollution from power plants
New York, Sep 20 (IANS) Researchers in the US have found a new way to cut down pollution caused by carbon dioxide emitted by power plants.

Friday, September 20, 2013 9:20:04 PM

Let's end unhealthy rivalries: Iranian president
Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has reached out to the American people by stating that the "age of blood feuds" has ended in an op-ed article published Friday in The Washington Post.

Friday, September 20, 2013 8:38:08 PM

Not-so-perfect beach bodies keep women away from holidaying
Los Angeles, Sep 20 (IANS) Many women shy away from beach holidays because they are not comfortable with their bodies, says an online research.

Friday, September 20, 2013 8:38:06 PM

Jay Z-Beyonce highest earning couple
Los Angeles, Sep 20 (IANS) Jay Z and Beyonce Knowles have topped Forbes list of the highest earning celebrity couples by earning about $95 million in a year.

Friday, September 20, 2013 8:38:05 PM

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