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Bugs help mothers protect kids from allergies
Washington, Dec 28 (IANS) A pregnant woman's exposure to bugs may protect her child from developing allergies later in life, says a new study.

Monday, December 28, 2009 11:27:20 AM

NRI body to honour 7 for community service
Washington, Dec 28 (IANS) The Global Organization of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO) will recognise seven persons with its community service awards at a convention in New Delhi Jan 6 just before Pravas Bharatiya Divas 2010.

Monday, December 28, 2009 10:31:04 AM

Three Cubans escape from migrant detention camp in Mexico
Mexico City, Dec 28 (IANS/EFE) Three Cuban nationals escaped from a National Migration Institute, or INM, facility in central Mexico, officials said.

Monday, December 28, 2009 10:25:11 AM

Man arrested for trying to sell submachine gun in Mexico
Mexico City, Dec 28 (IANS/EFE) A man carrying a submachine gun was arrested in downtown Mexico City, police said, adding that the suspect planned to sell the weapon and ammunition.

Monday, December 28, 2009 10:22:29 AM

US plane attacker out of hospital, held at undisclosed location
Washington, Dec 28 (IANS) Nigerian Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab is being held at an undisclosed location as US investigators work on finding out what prompted the British-educated son of a Nigerian bank executive to attack a US plane on Christmas Day.

Monday, December 28, 2009 10:18:42 AM

Same flight, another incident of a 'verbally disruptive' passenger
Washington, Dec 28 (IANS) Two days after an Amsterdam-Detroit flight was targeted in what prosecutors called a failed attempt to blow up a jetliner, a security alert was sounded on the same Northwest Airlines flight.

Monday, December 28, 2009 9:59:12 AM

US focusing on Pakistan, Afghanistan in terror war: White House
Washington, Dec 28 (IANS) Drawing down in Iraq and reorienting its priorities in the war on terror, the US is now focusing on Pakistan and Afghanistan where the 9/11 attacks originated and where more attacks are being planned against it, says the White House.

Monday, December 28, 2009 9:03:26 AM

'Avatar' leads cinemas to record weekend earnings
New York, Dec 28 (DPA) James Cameron's 3D science fiction epic 'Avatar' led the US cinema to its highest earning weekend ever.

Monday, December 28, 2009 8:13:50 AM

Terrorism scare on US-bound plane
Washington, Dec 28 (DPA) A flight from Amsterdam to Detroit requested emergency assistance beacuse of a disruptive passenger Sunday, two days after an attempted terrorist attack aboard the same flight.

Monday, December 28, 2009 7:47:56 AM

Over 100 whales die on two New Zealand beaches
Wellington, Dec 28 (DPA) More than 120 pilot whales died in mass strandings at two New Zealand beaches, it was reported Monday.

Monday, December 28, 2009 5:59:36 AM

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