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Job losses in US worse than last two recessions: WSJ
New York, Oct 27 (IANS) The labour market in the US is at its worst since the previous two recessions of 2001 and early 1990s, with the number of people jobless for 27 weeks or more reaching two million in September, which could chill consumer spending and delay recovery from the economic downturn.

Monday, October 27, 2008 8:28:11 PM

Nine killed in Colombia bus accident
Bogota, Oct 27 (IANS) Nine people were killed and six others injured when the bus in which they were travelling veered off the road and fell into a ravine in northeastern part of Colombia, Spain's EFE reported Monday.

Monday, October 27, 2008 8:26:22 PM

US now relies on air strikes to hit targets in Pakistan
New York, Oct 27 (IANS) Following strong protests from Pakistan against ground raids by American commandos, the US is now increasingly relying instead on an intensifying campaign of airstrikes by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) against militants in the mountainous region bordering Aghanistan.

Monday, October 27, 2008 7:48:08 PM

World's heaviest man weds in Mexico
MEXICO CITY, Oct 27 (RIA Novosti) The world's heaviest man was wheeled to his wedding ceremony in Monterrey, in northeast Mexico, in his bed over the weekend, local media reported.

Monday, October 27, 2008 4:22:32 PM

Breast milk provides baby molecule to build immunity
Washington, Oct 27 (IANS) A molecule holds the key to mothers' ability to strengthen the immunity of the baby through breast milk, according to a latest research.

Monday, October 27, 2008 1:58:36 PM

Viagra eases exercise-induced fatigue in mice models
Washington, Oct 27 (IANS) Viagra has been found to ease exercise-induced fatigue in dystrophic mice models by overcoming a faulty signalling pathway that causes it, according to research.

Monday, October 27, 2008 1:19:19 PM

Footballers are playing for money: Pele
Mexico City, Oct 27 (IANS) Soccer's all time great Pele feels sad that players have lost their loyalty to the jersey changing it far too often in quest of fatter pay.

Monday, October 27, 2008 1:18:45 PM

Stronger dose of vaccine protects elderly from flu
Washington, Oct 27 (IANS) Giving the elderly a dose four times the quantity of normal flu vaccines, boosts their immunity against the virus, a study has found.

Monday, October 27, 2008 1:17:54 PM

Robotic ants being designed to build homes on Mars
Washington, Oct 27 (IANS) Human beings might colonise Mars one day, but ant-sized microbots will have to build homes for the first group of pioneer scientists there.

Monday, October 27, 2008 1:16:31 PM

Rheumatoid arthritis rising among women
Washington, Oct 27 (IANS) After lying dormant for four decades, rheumatoid arthritis has resurfaced among women in the US.

Monday, October 27, 2008 1:15:35 PM

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