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Most New Yorkers don't want Islamic centre near Ground Zero
New York, Sep 3 (IANS) Two-thirds of New York City residents want a controversial Muslim community centre and mosque to be relocated farther away from the site of 9/11 terrorist attack, according to a New York Times poll.

Friday, September 03, 2010 1:04:10 PM

People dump superstition when faced with death
Washington, Sep 3 (IANS) People who believe in fate and destiny tend to dump superstition when faced with the death, says a recent study.

Friday, September 03, 2010 12:54:46 PM

Kim Kardashian poses with nude men for magazine cover
Los Angeles, Sep 3 (IANS) Socialite Kim Kardashian has stunned her fans after posing with two nude men for a magazine photo shoot. She describes it as one of her most risque covers to date.

Friday, September 03, 2010 12:19:58 PM

Kutcher to sue tabloid over cheating report
Los Angeles, Sep 3 (IANS) Actor Ashton Kutcher is reportedly threatening to sue the editors of a US tabloid for defamation, following an article they published suggesting he had been cheating on his wife Demi Moore.

Friday, September 03, 2010 12:15:13 PM

Economic recovery in N.America slipping: Bank
Toronto, Sep 3 (IANS) Despite reports from the US Thursday that initial jobless claims fell to 472,000 last week and pending home resales were up 5.2 per cent in July, Canada's top Toronto Dominion (TD) Bank said the economic recovery in North America is slipping after positive hints four months ago.

Friday, September 03, 2010 12:07:45 PM

Fragile but happy beginning for Mideast peace talks
Washington, Sep 3 (IANS) The US brokered Middle East peace talks here have not only led to promises of a second round of negotiations Sep 14-15, but also opened the possibility of a third round later this month, according to media reports.

Friday, September 03, 2010 11:40:06 AM

Measure stress in hair to assess cardiac risk
Toronto, Sep 3 (IANS) The levels of cortisol, a stress hormone, in one's hair can tell when a person is most likely to suffer a heart attack.

Friday, September 03, 2010 11:35:18 AM

India-South America trade deal to be expanded
Brasilia, Sep 3 (IANS) India's Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Jyotiraditya Scindia said here Thursday that India and a trade bloc of South American countries have agreed to expand a trade agreement.

Friday, September 03, 2010 9:50:05 AM

Fidel Castro to deliver first public speech since 2006
Havana, Sep 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Cuban leader Fidel Castro will deliver Friday his first public speech since 2006, during a meeting with students of the Havana University.

Friday, September 03, 2010 9:32:00 AM

Pakistan's bomb has prevented war with India: A Q Khan
Washington, Sep 3 (IANS) Pakistan's nuclear arsenal has prevented a conventional war with India and made the 'nation walk with heads held high', boasts notorious Pakistani scientist A Q Khan, considered the father of Islamabad's clandestine nuclear weapons programme.

Friday, September 03, 2010 8:56:03 AM

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