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Early abuse tied to greater blues among children
Washington, Feb 6 (IANS) Children subjected to early abuse could suffer greater blues later in life, says a new study.

Saturday, February 06, 2010 8:53:23 AM

Huge part of cargo plane falls from sky in Miami
New York, Feb 6 (IANS) An 18-foot-long piece of a cargo plane broke off and smashed into a mall parking lot near Miami international airport Friday.

Saturday, February 06, 2010 8:46:21 AM

Stress might not be such a bad thing for kids
Washington, Feb 6 (IANS) Children who react strongly to stress or have more behaviour and health problems than their peers are likely to do well when raised in a supportive environment, a new study says.

Saturday, February 06, 2010 8:41:53 AM

Baby almost born on Oprah Winfrey show!
Toronto, Feb 6 (IANS) Talk show queen Oprah Winfrey just missed welcoming a new kind of guest on her show Thursday.

Saturday, February 06, 2010 8:08:11 AM

Michael Jackson doctor to be charged Monday
Los Angeles, Feb 6 (DPA) The doctor who acknowledged giving Michael Jackson the anesthetic that is blamed for his death is to be charged Monday, the Los Angeles District Attorney said Friday.

Saturday, February 06, 2010 7:27:59 AM

US stocks rise after late rally
New York, Feb 6 (IANS) A significant rally in the last hour of trading pulled US stocks back to positive territory Friday, but major indices still experienced their fourth straight weekly decline.

Saturday, February 06, 2010 6:51:21 AM

Offices, schools close as Eastern US braces for blizzard
Washington, Feb 6 (DPA) Government offices and schools closed several hours ahead of schedule in Washington Friday to enable people to head home before a major snowstorm hit.

Saturday, February 06, 2010 4:34:32 AM

Mystery, disputes surround arraignment of Jackson doctor
Los Angeles, Feb 6 (DPA) A lawyer for Michael Jackson's personal physician accused police Friday of attempting to orchestrate a 'show and parade' over his client's expected arraignment on involuntary manslaughter charges.

Saturday, February 06, 2010 2:39:30 AM

Spanish PM downplays Obama's decision to skip summit
Washington, Feb 5 (IANS/EFE) Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero said 'it's not a problem' that President Barack Obama decided not to attend the European Union (EU)-US summit set for May in Madrid.

Friday, February 05, 2010 8:14:53 PM

Cambodia lambasts Google for locating temple on Thai soil
Phnom Penh, Feb 5 (DPA) The Cambodian government sent a strongly-worded letter Friday to US internet giant Google, complaining that its online Google Earth map incorrectly places parts of the 11th century Preah Vihear temple in Thailand.

Friday, February 05, 2010 8:13:37 PM

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