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Barrymore shedding baby weight at her own pace
Los Angeles, Dec 19 (IANS) Actress Drew Barrymore, who gave birth to her youngest daughter, Frankie, in April this year, is working hard to lose baby weight, but says she is in no hurry to get into shape.

Friday, December 19, 2014 4:16:06 AM

Obama signs Russia sanctions bill
Washington, Dec 19 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Thursday signed into law a bill aiming for tougher sanctions on Russia, but ruled out additional steps at the moment.

Friday, December 19, 2014 3:32:23 AM

Pitt, Clooney raise a toast for their nuptials
Los Angeles, Dec 19 (IANS) Hollywood stars Brad Pitt and George Clooney came together to celebrate their marriages over a dinner.

Friday, December 19, 2014 1:36:12 AM

UN peacekeepers' mandate extended in Golan Heights
United Nations, Dec 19 (IANS) The UN Security Council Thursday extended the mandate of the world body's peacekeeping force in the Golan Heights, and called on all parties to the Syrian conflict to cease military actions in the mission's area of operation.

Friday, December 19, 2014 1:16:12 AM

Hillary Clinton backs shift in US policy toward Cuba
Washington, Dec 19 (IANS/EFE) Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, widely considered the Democratic frontrunner for the 2016 White House race, said Thursday that she supported President Barack Obama's decision to "change course" in Washington's policy vis-a-vis Cuba.

Friday, December 19, 2014 12:50:09 AM

US slaps sanctions against militants in Egypt, Yemen
Washington, Dec 19 (IANS) The US Thursday slapped sanctions on an Egyptian extremist group and a senior leader of the Yemen-based Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), the State Department said in a statement.

Friday, December 19, 2014 12:22:11 AM

Abducted Mexican lawmaker rescued
Mexico City, Dec 18 (IANS/EFE) Police in the central Mexican state of Morelos rescued a lawmaker hours after he was abducted by members of a drug cartel, Governor Graco Ramirez said Thursday.

Thursday, December 18, 2014 10:44:11 PM

Sony scraps 'The Interview' release, Charles Chun disappointed
Los Angeles, Dec 18 (IANS) Sony Pictures Entertainment has officially pulled the plug on the Christmas release of the much-anticipated film "The Interview", and the most disappointed person with the declaration is Charles Chun, who plays General Jong in the movie.

Thursday, December 18, 2014 7:54:09 PM

Obama begins to construct his legacy with Cuba move (News Analysis)
Washington, Dec 18 (IANS/EFE) Without the pressure of having to contest another election and with two more years left of his term, US President Barack Obama has begun to construct his legacy with the historic turn towards Cuba.

Thursday, December 18, 2014 6:46:34 PM

Former Sony employee among hackers: Executives
Los Angeles, Dec 18 (IANS) Executives at Sony Pictures Entertainment feel that someone who worked for the studio is behind the massive hacking because no one from outside could so precisely target the compromising information.

Thursday, December 18, 2014 6:46:32 PM

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