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Air passenger wakes up to find deserted plane
Washington, May 28 (IANS) A passenger on board a US flight dozed off and on waking up found herself locked inside an empty plane.

Friday, May 28, 2010 6:51:02 PM

US manipulating South Korean warship issue: North Korea
Pyongyang, May 28 (IANS) North Korea Friday accused the US of 'cooking up' and 'manipulating' the South Korean warship sinking issue, and asked Seoul to conduct an 'objective and fair' probe, saying it was not involved in the incident.

Friday, May 28, 2010 6:33:17 PM

Oil slick keeps Singapore beaches closed
Singapore, May 28 (DPA) Singapore's popular east coast beaches remained closed on the first day of a month-long school holiday Friday, as an oil spill from a damaged tanker also hit parts of the northern shores, authorities said.

Friday, May 28, 2010 5:57:20 PM

We didn't sink South Korean warship: North Korea
Pyongyang, May 28 (IANS) In the first press statement two months after the sinking of the South Korean warship 'Cheonan' in March, North Korea Friday said it was not involved in the incident, and asked Seoul to conduct an 'objective and fair' probe.

Friday, May 28, 2010 5:38:09 PM

High plastic chemical levels in urine ruins males' sex drive
Washington, May 28 (IANS) Rising levels of an organic chemical, found in a wide variety of plastic consumer products, in urine causes decreased sexual drive, more difficulty in an erection, lower ejaculation strength and lower level of overall satisfaction with sex life, researchers said.

Friday, May 28, 2010 4:48:14 PM

US exports to UAE rose to $12 bn in 2009
Washington, May 28 (IANS/WAM) Trade between the US and UAE remains robust despite economic recession, says a report. US exports to the UAE rose from $3.6 billion in 2002 to $12.1 billion in 2009, representing a 237-percent increase.

Friday, May 28, 2010 4:10:33 PM

Americans chasing an African repeat (Group C team profile)
Washington, May 28 (DPA) The United States have established themselves as top dogs in their CONCACAF zone, and coach Bob Bradley is eager to turn recent gains into success on the biggest stage this summer in South Africa.

Friday, May 28, 2010 4:10:17 PM

Simple test to figure out if products cause skin allergies
Washington, May 28 (IANS) A fast, simple, cheap method has been developed for figuring out whether chemicals in consumer products can cause skin allergies.

Friday, May 28, 2010 3:58:01 PM

Cutting down salt can help control blood pressure
Los Angeles, May 28 (IANS) Cutting down salt is more effective in reducing blood pressure in kidney patients than using anti-hypertensive medications, reveals a new study.

Friday, May 28, 2010 2:36:51 PM

H. pylori's twisted shape allows it to infect gut
Washington, May 28 (IANS) The bacterium Helicobacter pylori's twisted shape like a corkscrew or helix allows it to live in the human stomach and cause ulcers. It has also been linked to gastric cancer.

Friday, May 28, 2010 2:19:07 PM

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