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YouTube launches iPhone app with advertisements
San Francisco, Sep 12 (IANS) YouTube, the world's largest video-sharing service, has launched a new official application with advertising for Apple's iPhone.

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 11:32:44 AM

Clooney, Keibler split?
Los Angeles, Sep 12 (IANS) Actor George Clooney and actress Stacy Keibler have reportedly ended their one-year relationship.

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 11:30:46 AM

Eating wisely calls for self-control: Study
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) People who successfully control their diet eat fewer unhealthy foods because they are satisfied sooner, a study shows.

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 11:27:05 AM

Armadillo to be 2014 FIFA World Cup mascot
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 12 (IANS) A rare species of armadillo is set to be the official mascot for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 11:23:55 AM

Colombian navy seizes tonne of cocaine
Bogota, Sep 12 (IANS/EFE) Colombian naval units found nearly a tonne of cocaine on a high-speed boat travelling in Caribbean waters near San Andres Island, the military said Tuesday.

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 11:02:05 AM

Venezuela releases US ship, skipper
Caracas, Sep 12 (IANS/EFE) Authorities in the western port city of Maracaibo released a US-flagged cargo ship and its captain after investigating an undeclared weapon found on the vessel, Venezuelan Foreign Minister Nicolas Maduro said Tuesday.

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 10:51:24 AM

I may be killed, fears Pakistani girl accused of blasphemy
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) "I'm scared," said Rimsa Masih, a teenaged Christian girl in Pakistan who faced a life sentence for allegedly buring pages of the Quran but has now been released on bail. She told a US broadcaster about her fears that she may be killed.

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 10:32:05 AM

Honduran journalist's killer gets jail term of 28 years
Tegucigalpa, Sep 12 (IANS/EFE) A Honduran court Tuesday sentenced a man to 28 years in jail after finding him guilty of having fatally shot journalist Jorge Alberto Orellana in April 2010 during the course of a robbery.

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 10:23:23 AM

Cuba announces steps to save agricultural cooperatives
Havana, Sep 12 (IANS/EFE) The Cuban government has approved a package of measures to rescue the system of autonomously managed farming cooperatives known as UBPCs, which cultivate 28 percent of the nation's arable land.

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 10:18:14 AM

Hillary enlists Indian chef in aid of diplomacy
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has added a culinary dimension to the exercise of "smart power" by enlisting 80 top chefs including an Indian-American in the aid of diplomacy.

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 9:57:11 AM

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