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Diddy sued by ex-employee for age discrimination
New York, Sep 3 (IANS) Rapper Sean Combs aka P. Diddy is being sued for $12 million by a former employee for age discrimination.

Friday, September 03, 2010 5:51:27 AM

US Open results Thursday
New York, Sep 3 (DPA) Results Thursday at the 23-million-dollar US Open

Friday, September 03, 2010 5:31:59 AM

US East Coast braces for Hurricane Earl
Washington, Sep 3 (DPA) Hurricane Earl threatened to bring a violent end to the summer high season on the US Atlantic coast as tourists evacuated beach resorts in North Carolina and storm preparations were underway Thursday along most of the Eastern seaboard.

Friday, September 03, 2010 3:53:49 AM

Abbas, Netanyahu agree to reach settlement in one year
Washington, Sep 3 (DPA) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas have agreed to a one-year time-frame for reaching a peace agreement, the special US envoy to the region, George Mitchell, said Thursday.

Friday, September 03, 2010 12:02:29 AM

1.3 mn Haitians still in camps months after quake: UN
New York, Sep 2 (DPA) Nearly nine months after a devastating earthquake, an estimated 1.3 million Haitians are still living in temporary shelters while the country struggles with reconstruction and rebuilding a government, the United Nations said Thursday in an updated report.

Thursday, September 02, 2010 11:10:48 PM

Serena undergoes surgery to avoid toe trouble
New York, Sep 2 (DPA) Serena Williams has revealed that she underwent surgery to repair a lacerated tendon near her big toe to avoid a lifetime with a 'droopy' digit.

Thursday, September 02, 2010 10:58:32 PM

IMF offers $450 mn flood aid to Pakistan
Washington, Sep 2 (DPA) The International Monetary Fund Thursday pledged $450 million in emergency loans to Pakistan to help the country cope with a massive flood disaster.

Thursday, September 02, 2010 9:33:59 PM

Indian women lose to Australia in hockey World Cup
Rosario (Argentina), Sep 2 (IANS) India went down 3-6 to Australia in their second match of the women's hockey WOrld Cup.

Thursday, September 02, 2010 6:28:35 PM

Indian cos. biggest gainers among Asia's 200 best 'under a billion'
Washington, Sep 2 (IANS) With 39 Indian companies making it to the Forbes 'Asia's Best Under a Billion' list, up from only 20 last year, India was the biggest gainer as the region grew at 'blistering rates' after the global economic crisis.

Thursday, September 02, 2010 6:28:09 PM

US hostage taker said he was strapped with bombs
Washington, Sep 2 (IANS) An armed man who took three hostages at the Discovery Channel headquarters and was killed by police after a tense four-hour standoff told a TV channel that he had bombs strapped on 'ready to go off'.

Thursday, September 02, 2010 6:02:46 PM

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