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Caffeine can ease exercise-induced asthma symptoms
Washington, June 2 (IANS) Caffeine taken within an hour of exercise can reduce symptoms of exercise induced asthma (EIA), characterised by shortness of breath during sustained aerobic activity.

Tuesday, June 02, 2009 11:26:03 AM

GM has found buyer for Hummer: Report
New York, June 2 (DPA) General Motors is expected to announce later Tuesday the tentative sale of its muscle Hummer brand, but won't identify the buyer or price until later, The Wall Street Journal reported.

Tuesday, June 02, 2009 10:02:36 AM

Attacks overblown as racist, says India's first student to Oz
Toronto, June 2 (IANS) The recent attacks on Indian students have been overblown as racist, says the papa of the Indian student community in Australia.

Tuesday, June 02, 2009 9:41:06 AM

Brazilian prince travelling on missing French plane
Sao Paulo, June 2 (DPA) A member of Brazil's non-reigning royal family was travelling on the Air France plane that went missing Monday off Brazil's north-eastern coast, the Orleans e Braganca family confirmed in a statement.

Tuesday, June 02, 2009 9:35:34 AM

Obama backs equal rights to gays, but not same sex marriage
Washington, June 2 (IANS) President Barack Obama has promised to continue to 'support measures to bring the full spectrum of equal rights to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender' (LGBT) Americans', but stopped short of backing same-sex marriage.

Tuesday, June 02, 2009 9:19:54 AM

Canada reports third death from H1N1 virus
Toronto, June 2 (IANS) Canada reported its third death from swine flu Monday.

Tuesday, June 02, 2009 9:11:47 AM

Canada gets 12 percent stake in 'bankrupt' GM
Toronto, June 2 (IANS) As General Motors filed for bankruptcy protection in New York Monday under pressure from President Barack Obama, Canada acquired 12 percent equity of the failed auto giant by investing $9.5 billion in its bailout.

Tuesday, June 02, 2009 7:57:39 AM

Brazilian pilot reports possible sighting of disappeared French plane's wreckage
Rio de Janeiro, June 2 (DPA) A pilot from Brazil's airline TAM possibly spotted a burning piece of wreckage on the Atlantic Ocean while he was crossing the Atlantic early Monday morning.

Tuesday, June 02, 2009 6:38:32 AM

32 nationalities on missing Air France flight
Buenos Aires, June 2 (DPA) Air France identified 32 nationalities among the 216 passengers on board Air France 447, which has been missing since 0215 GMT Monday over the Atlantic on its flight from Rio de Janeiro to Paris. The information was posted on the airline's website.

Tuesday, June 02, 2009 6:25:33 AM

US stocks rally despite General Motors bankruptcy filing
New York, June 2 (DPA) Wall Street's major stock indices rallied Monday despite General Motors filing for bankruptcy, as strong manufacturing and construction reports raised hopes of a global economic recovery.

Tuesday, June 02, 2009 4:29:27 AM

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