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Streep got 'Julie & Julia' role during night out
New York, Sep 4 (IANS) Actress Meryl Streep landed the lead role in 'Julie & Julia' after she auditioned for the director during a night out at a theatre.

Friday, September 04, 2009 7:41:42 PM

US Open: Somdev takes positives from US Open loss
New York, Sep 4 (IANS) Somdev Devvarman's run at the US Open might have ended, but the Indian is only drawing positives from his second round appearance.

Friday, September 04, 2009 6:14:44 PM

Roddick routs Gicquel at US Open
New York, Sep 4 (DPA) Andy Roddick led a seeded men's charge at the US Open with his fourth-straight success against Frenchman Marc Gicquel.

Friday, September 04, 2009 4:26:06 PM

US suspends $30 mn aid to Honduras
Washington, Sep 4 (EFE) The US government announced Thursday that over $30 million aid to Honduras has been suspended in the wake of President Mel Zelaya's June 28 ouster.

Friday, September 04, 2009 3:38:05 PM

Organic or local food? The choice is tough: study
Washington, Sep 4 (IANS) Organic foods may be healthier and may not tax the environment, but choosing them is not an easy option for consumers when the other option is locally grown foods, says a new study.

Friday, September 04, 2009 2:58:55 PM

Cities, human brains evolved in similar ways
Washington, Sep 4 (IANS) Cities and human brains have evolved in strikingly similar ways, says a new study.

Friday, September 04, 2009 2:51:17 PM

Optical scientists set to teach camera new tricks
Washington, Sep 4 (IANS) A new software, designed by optical scientists, is likely to revolutionise photography by teaching the camera new tricks. Its performance will then be no longer limited by the software pre-installed by the manufacturer.

Friday, September 04, 2009 2:21:59 PM

US Open: Somdev out of singles, Indians do well in doubles
New York, Sep 4 (IANS) Indian Somdev Devvarman's Grand Slam singles debut ended with a second round loss to German Philipp Kohlschreiber in the US Open tennis tournament at Flushing Meadows here.

Friday, September 04, 2009 1:11:34 PM

More educated patients have less faith in their doctors
Toronto, Sep 4 (IANS) Well-educated heart patients tend to have less faith in their cardiologists, says a Canadian study.

Friday, September 04, 2009 1:05:22 PM

Astronauts install ammonia tank on space station
Washington, Sep 4 (DPA) Two astronauts from the space shuttle Discovery completed a more than six-hour-long spacewalk outside the International Space Station (ISS) Friday, installing a new ammonia tank used in the cooling system, NASA said.

Friday, September 04, 2009 1:04:01 PM

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