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Colombia, US sign controversial military cooperation deal
Bogota, Oct 30 (DPA) Colombia and the US signed Friday a controversial military deal granting the US use of seven military bases on Colombian soil.

Friday, October 30, 2009 11:17:38 PM

Facebook awarded $711 mn in spam damages
San Francisco, Oct 30 (DPA) Spam king Sanford Wallace has been ordered to pay $711 million in damages for bombarding Facebook members with unwanted messages, the social networking site said Friday.

Friday, October 30, 2009 11:12:37 PM

Honduran Congress to decide on Zelaya's reinstatement
Tegucigalpa/Washington, Oct 30 (DPA) The international community saluted Friday an agreement between ousted Honduran President Manuel Zelaya and de facto leader Roberto Micheletti to solve the political crisis in the Central American country.

Friday, October 30, 2009 9:40:17 PM

Pakistani diplomat knew US LeT planners of India attack: FBI
Washington, Oct 30 (IANS) A top Pakistani diplomat personally knew David Coleman Headley and Tahawwur Hussain Rana, accused of carrying out a major terror attack in India for the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), according to the US investigation agency FBI.

Friday, October 30, 2009 7:04:59 PM

Venezuela bans toy guns, violent video games
Buenos Aires, Oct 30 (RIA Novosti) The Venezuelan parliament has passed a law holding as illegal the production, import and sale of toy weapons and violent video games, a media report Friday said.

Friday, October 30, 2009 6:37:51 PM

Nine missing after helicopter-plane collision in US
Los Angeles, Oct 30 (DPA) Nine person were reported missing and feared dead after a collision between a Coast Guard plane and a navy helicopter off California's coast, the TV news network CNN reported Friday.

Friday, October 30, 2009 6:16:28 PM

Psychiatric medication can increase premature child delivery
Washington, Oct 30 (IANS) Pregnant women with a history of depression who used psychiatric medication tripled their odds of premature child delivery, according to a new study.

Friday, October 30, 2009 5:03:27 PM

No pain, no gain applies to happiness too
Washington, Oct 30 (IANS) 'No pain, no gain' adage applies to happiness too, according to new research.

Friday, October 30, 2009 4:21:32 PM

No bail for US Chandrayaan scientist charged with spying
Washington, Oct 30 (IANS) A leading NASA scientist, credited with helping discover water on the Moon on India's Chandrayaan mission, who has been arrested on charges of spying for Israel was denied bail after prosecutors said he was a 'walking safe deposit box' of government secrets.

Friday, October 30, 2009 3:00:37 PM

Acute lung injury? Stem cell therapy may help
Washington, Oct 30 (IANS) Researchers have shown that adult stem cells from bone marrow can prevent acute lung injury in a mouse model of the disease.

Friday, October 30, 2009 2:53:49 PM

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