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Brazil mudslides: Toll rises to 869
Rio de Janeiro, Feb 3 (IANS/EFE) The toll due to mudslides triggered by heavy rains that have deluged the mountainous region of the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro has risen to 869, authorities said.

Thursday, February 03, 2011 8:21:29 AM

Elton John not to give up on Ukrainian baby
Los Angeles, Feb 3 (IANS) Singer Elton John has said he would never give up on a Ukrainian baby he failed to adopt in 2009 and will continue to fight for the tiny tot to be released from his orphanage.

Thursday, February 03, 2011 2:54:56 AM

US deplores violence in Egypt
Washington, Feb 2 (DPA) The US condemned the outbreak of violence on the streets of Cairo Wednesday following Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's announcement that he will step aside.

Wednesday, February 02, 2011 9:59:11 PM

Violence erupts in Cairo as Mubarak refuses to quit for now
Cairo/Washington, Feb 2 (IANS) Trouble reigned in the Egyptian capital Wednesday as violent clashes erupted between pro- and anti-government protesters, with dozens reported injured, after President Hosni Mubarak said he would not quit till September, defying the call of millions of his people.

Wednesday, February 02, 2011 9:38:38 PM

Michelle Obama wants to visit India again
Washington, Feb 2 (IANS) The Obamas enjoyed their trip to India so much that US First Lady Michelle Obama is 'determined' to visit the country again, this time with her daughters Malia and Sasha.

Wednesday, February 02, 2011 7:32:47 PM

Indian-American doctor gets 15-year jail
Washington, Feb 2 (IANS) An Indian-American doctor has been sentenced to 15 years in prison and ordered to forfeit $43 million after he pleaded guilty to health care fraud and conspiracy.

Wednesday, February 02, 2011 7:11:03 PM

Lohan accused of stealing $5,000 necklace
Los Angeles, Feb 2 (IANS) Actress Lindsay Lohan is reportedly being investigated for a possible theft of a $5,000 necklace.

Wednesday, February 02, 2011 6:35:16 PM

Mubarak refuses to step down now, Obama says transition must begin
Cairo/Washington, Feb 2 (IANS) Trouble reigned in the Egyptian capital Wednesday with pro and anti-government protesters clashing as President Hosni Mubarak said he would not quit till September, defying the call of millions of his people. Three hours after his announcement, US President Barack Obama said firmly that the transition must 'begin now'.

Wednesday, February 02, 2011 6:17:16 PM

Carey Mulligan finds new love
Los Angeles, Feb 2 (IANS) Actress Carey Mulligan seems to have moved on from her spilt with actor Shia LaBeouf as she was spotted taking a romantic stroll with her new boyfriend.

Wednesday, February 02, 2011 4:59:44 PM

Mubarak ready to quit, but vows to complete term
Cairo/Washington, Feb 2 (IANS) Embattled Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has said he would not run for re-election but defied the call to quit - the principal demand of protesters who have scaled up their movement and held the 'march of a million'. Just hours later, President Barack Obama said the transition in Egypt must begin now.

Wednesday, February 02, 2011 2:18:46 PM

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