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Penelope Cruz to star in next Woody Allen film
Los Angeles, June 21 (IANS/EFE) Woody Allen has officially confirmed the cast of his upcoming movie to be called 'The Bop Decameron' and which will feature Penelope Cruz, Alec Baldwin and Roberto Benigni, the filmmaker's publicist said Monday.

Tuesday, June 21, 2011 11:01:17 AM

Happy to be alive after cancer treatment: Puerto Rican singer
San Juan, June 21 (IANS/EFE) Puerto Rican singer-songwriter Draco Rosa said that he's 'happy to be alive' after undergoing six months of treatment for cancer.

Tuesday, June 21, 2011 10:57:39 AM

23 bodies dumped in Mexican state
Mexico City, June 21 (IANS/EFE) The bodies of 23 murder victims have been dumped at various locations in the southern Mexican state of Michoacan over the past three days, an official told EFE.

Tuesday, June 21, 2011 10:51:43 AM

Journalist, two family members murdered in Mexico
Veracruz (Mexico), June 21 (IANS/EFE) Journalist Miguel Angel Lopez Velasco, who covered security issues, was gunned down along with his wife and son in Veracruz, a port city on Mexico's Gulf coast, officials said.

Tuesday, June 21, 2011 10:46:49 AM

Two cops busted with a tonne of cocaine
Buenos Aires, June 21 (IANS/EFE) Argentina's border police arrested two of their own officers found to be smuggling 966 kg of cocaine in a vehicle, authorities said Monday.

Tuesday, June 21, 2011 10:39:26 AM

Cuban singer announces dates for US tour
Miami, June 21 (IANS/EFE) Cuban singer-songwriter Pablo Milanes launches his concert tour of the US and Puerto Rico Aug 26 in Washington, promoter Fuego Entertainment said Monday.

Tuesday, June 21, 2011 10:24:13 AM

Foreign investment in US rose 49 percent in 2010
Washington, June 21 (IANS/EFE) The US is the No. 1 destination for foreign direct investment, with close to $228.5 billion received in 2010, up 49 percent over the previous year, the White House Council of Economic Advisers said Monday.

Tuesday, June 21, 2011 10:20:57 AM

Indian-American couple scammed $460M from New York project
New York, June 21 (IANS) An Indian-American couple owning a New Jersey company have been charged with raking in more than $460 million in crooked cash through New York's scandal-scarred CityTime payroll project.

Tuesday, June 21, 2011 9:57:55 AM

Facebook to launch music service
New York, June 21 (IANS) Social network Facebook will launch a new music service on its website in partnership with other online music services, a media report said.

Tuesday, June 21, 2011 9:46:57 AM

Indian diplomat treated housekeeper like a slave: Lawsuit
Washington, June 21 (IANS) Prabhu Dayal, the Indian consul general in New York has been slapped with a forced-labour suit by a former housekeeper who says she was treated like a slave while working for him and his family, a US media report said.

Tuesday, June 21, 2011 9:42:18 AM

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