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India kept informed of terror plot
Washington, Nov 7 (IANS) India has been kept informed about the case of two Pakistan-born Chicago men charged with planning a terrorist attack in India with the help of Pakistan based terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), according to a US official.

Saturday, November 07, 2009 9:04:47 AM

Jackson family reality show to debut
Los Angeles, Nov 7 (DPA) Michael Jackson's brothers are to debut a new reality television show starting in December, E Online reported Friday.

Saturday, November 07, 2009 5:21:24 AM

eBay settles Skype software suit
San Francisco, Nov 7 (DPA) E-commerce giant eBay has settled its long-running legal feud with the founders of Skype, clearing the way for a $2-billion sale of the internet telephony pioneer, the company announced Friday.

Saturday, November 07, 2009 4:53:25 AM

At least one dead in shooting at Orlando high-rise in US
Washington, Nov 7 (DPA) At least one person was killed and five others injured in a shooting Friday at a high-rise office building in Orlando, Florida in the US.

Saturday, November 07, 2009 3:12:13 AM

Obama orders flags flown at half-staff
Washington, Nov 6 (DPA) US President Barack Obama ordered the flags of all federal government buildings to be flown at half-staff Friday in remembrance of the victims of the shootings at Fort Hood, Texas.

Friday, November 06, 2009 11:16:08 PM

EU urges Cuba to carry out democratic reforms
Havana, Nov 6 (EFE) Cuba must carry out democratic reforms in the country as a step to normalise relations with the European Union (EU), an official of the 27-member bloc said.

Friday, November 06, 2009 7:59:08 PM

US unemployment rate rises to 10.2 percent
Washington, Nov 6 (DPA) The US unemployment rate surged to 10.2 percent in October, the highest in 26 years, as another 190,000 people lost their jobs during the month, officials said Friday.

Friday, November 06, 2009 7:41:03 PM

US Army shooter shouted Allah-u-Akbar; 13 people killed
Washington, Nov 6 (DPA) A top US Army official confirmed Friday that the suspect in the killing of at least 13 people at a Texas army base likely shouted 'Allah-u-Akbar' (God is great) before opening fire.

Friday, November 06, 2009 6:47:44 PM

Agassi pleads his crystal meth case in US television interview
New York, Nov 6 (DPA) Eight-time Grand Slam winner Andre Agassi said that revelations in his upcoming autobiography that he used the drug crystal meth during a period of 1997 depression needed to be made public.

Friday, November 06, 2009 4:59:55 PM

TV exposure may be linked to aggressive behaviour in kids
Washington, Nov 6 (IANS) Three-year-old children who are exposed to more TV appear to be at an increased risk for exhibiting aggressive behaviour, according to new research.

Friday, November 06, 2009 4:18:14 PM

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