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Children brought happiness in Depp''s life
Los Angeles, May 9 (IANS) Actor Johnny Depp, who raises two kids with his partner, singer-actress Vanessa Paradis, says becoming a father finally made him happy.

Wednesday, May 09, 2012 11:58:04 AM

Canada unveils national mental health strategy
Ottawa, May 9 (IANS) Canada''s first national mental health strategy was unveiled in Ottawa, demanding an increase of 3.4 billion Canadian dollars in spending on mental health in the country over the next 10 years.

Wednesday, May 09, 2012 11:57:24 AM

Controlling deadly tsetse fly with satellite imagery
Washington, May 9 (IANS) Scientists are relying on satellite imagery to control the deadly tsetse fly, an African killer that spreads "sleeping sickness" disease among humans and animals and wipes out livestock worth $4.5 billion every year.

Wednesday, May 09, 2012 11:54:44 AM

US job openings rise
Washington, May 9 (IANS) US employers posted more job openings in March in fresh evidence of the recovering job market, the Labor Department has reported.

Wednesday, May 09, 2012 11:46:54 AM

With three wins Romney inches closer to nomination
Washington, May 9 (IANS) Mitt Romney inched closer to secure Republican party''s nomination to challenge President Barack Obama in November with victories in three party primaries in Indiana, North Carolina and West Virginia.

Wednesday, May 09, 2012 10:49:24 AM

Indra Nooyi among 18 women leading Fortune 500
Washington, May 9 (IANS) Soft drink major Pepsico''s Indian born CEO Indra Nooyi is one of the 18 women who have shattered the glass ceiling to lead America''s 500 largest corporations, according to Fortune magazine''s latest ranking.

Wednesday, May 09, 2012 10:10:14 AM

Gold becomes Peru''s No.1 export
Lima, May 9 (IANS/EFE) Peru''s gold sales totaled $2.57 billion in the first quarter of this year, making the commodity the country''s top export, authorities said.

Wednesday, May 09, 2012 9:54:14 AM

Brazil Senate moves to expel lawmaker linked to crime
Brasilia, May 9 (IANS/EFE) The Brazilian Senate''s Ethics Committee decided Tuesday to begin the process of expelling Sen. Demostenes Torres, who is accused of being part of an organization that runs gambling rackets.

Wednesday, May 09, 2012 9:47:14 AM

Acting gives life lessons to Will Smith
Los Angeles, May 9 (IANS) Will Smith says being an actor has taught him valuable life lessons, especially a diplomatic manner to talk to everyone.

Wednesday, May 09, 2012 8:43:24 AM

Eight killed in Brazil chopper crash
Rio De Janeiro, May 9 (IANS) As many as eight people, including an alleged murderer, have been killed in Brazil after their military police helicopter crashed, Xinhua reported.

Wednesday, May 09, 2012 8:08:36 AM

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