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US lawmakers approve landmark climate bill
Washington, June 27 (DPA) The US House of Representatives narrowly approved a historic climate bill that for the first time would force US companies to limit greenhouse-gas emissions blamed for global warming.

Saturday, June 27, 2009 6:03:18 AM

Jackson's life was sad and tragic: Obama
Washington, June 27 (DPA) US President Barack Obama extended his condolences to Michael Jackson's family and fans, and noted that the pop icon's life at times was 'sad and tragic', the White House said Friday.

Saturday, June 27, 2009 5:50:36 AM

India beat West Indies in the first ODI
Kingston (Jamaica), June 27 (IANS) Powered by Yuvraj Singh's cracking 131 runs, India defeated West Indies in the first of the four one-day internationals here at the Sabina Park Friday.

Saturday, June 27, 2009 5:38:02 AM

Scoreboard: India vs. West Indies, first ODI
Kingston (Jamaica), June 27 (IANS) Scoreboard of the first one-day international between India and West Indies at Sabina Park here Friday.

Saturday, June 27, 2009 4:43:29 AM

Yuvraj, Karthik take India to 339 for six in the first ODI
Kingston (Jamaica), June 27 (IANS) Yuvraj Singh smashed one of his typically dazzling centuries and comeback man Dinesh Karthik struck a solid 67 as India set the West Indies a stiff 340-run target in the first of the four one-day internationals here at the Sabina Park Friday.

Saturday, June 27, 2009 1:31:07 AM

India set West Indies 340-run target, Yuvraj smashes a century
Kingston (Jamaica), June 27 (IANS) A cracking 102-ball 131 by Yuvraj Singh and his 135-run third wicket stand with opener Dinesh Karthik (67) powered India to set the West Indies a 340-run target in the first of the four one-day internationals here at the Sabina Park Friday.

Saturday, June 27, 2009 12:30:12 AM

Obama, Merkel call on Iran to respect human rights
Washington, June 26 (DPA) US President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged Iran Friday to end violence against protesters and underscored their commitment to prevent the Islamic state from developing a nuclear weapon.

Friday, June 26, 2009 10:58:00 PM

Jackson autopsy begins, toxicology results could take weeks
Los Angeles, June 26 (DPA) An autopsy and toxicology tests started Friday on pop star Michael Jackson, but the exact cause of his death may not be determined for six to eight weeks, the Los Angeles County coroner's office said.

Friday, June 26, 2009 10:29:39 PM

US will match Germany's climate change commitment: Obama
Washington, June 26 (DPA) US President Barack Obama said Friday that he hopes Washington will soon be able to match Germany's commitment to tackling climate change and boosting clean energy.

Friday, June 26, 2009 10:08:21 PM

Michael Jackson personified the impossible: Amitabh Bachchan
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Pop legend Michael Jackson was the 'incredible perfection that god could have possibly created' and a man who personified 'the impossible', says Hindi film megastar Amitabh Bachchan.

Friday, June 26, 2009 8:26:37 PM

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