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Kodak files for bankruptcy
New York, Jan 19 (IANS) US camera pioneer Eastman Kodak filed for bankruptcy early Thursday, according to a statement of the company''s chief executive officer.

Thursday, January 19, 2012 3:28:41 PM

Armed conflicts result in underweight babies
Washington, Jan 19 (IANS) Pregnant women exposed to armed conflict have greater chances of giving birth to underweight babies.

Thursday, January 19, 2012 3:05:03 PM

Ronaldinho in hot water at Flamengo
Rio de Janeiro, Jan 19 (IANS) Flamengo head coach Vanderlei Luxemburgo has given the club an ultimatum that he would resign unless former Brazilian star Ronaldinho Gaucho is released. The coach had caught the athlete red handed flouting club rules.

Thursday, January 19, 2012 2:25:11 PM

`Eurozone crisis to dent Canadian growth''
Ottawa, Jan 19 (IANS) The Eurozone debt crisis will curb Canada''s economic growth by 0.6 percent this year, or $9.89 billion, but it''s a smaller damage compared to the expected 1 percent loss in the world''s GDP caused by the turmoil, the Bank of Canada said.

Thursday, January 19, 2012 2:05:54 PM

US military unveils initiatives targeting sexual assault
Washington, Jan 19 (IANS) US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta announced four initiatives Wednesday designed to aid victims and strengthen prosecution of military sexual assault cases.

Thursday, January 19, 2012 1:59:25 PM

US builder confidence edges up for fourth month
Washington, Jan 19 (IANS) US builder confidence index in the market for newly built, single-family homes in January increased four points to 25, a leading industry report showed Wednesday.

Thursday, January 19, 2012 1:32:25 PM

Gay actor wants to make partner his husband
Los Angeles, Jan 19 (IANS) Actor Neil Patrick Harris detests it when people refer to David Burtka as his gay partner. He feels "husband" would be a more appropriate word, and hints at tying the knot with the chef.

Thursday, January 19, 2012 1:31:04 PM

Obama administration vetoes Canada-Texas pipeline
Washington, Jan 19 (IANS/EFE) The US government said Wednesday it has decided not to give permission for a proposed pipeline from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico, a project hailed by the domestic oil industry but denounced by environmental groups and landowners along the route.

Thursday, January 19, 2012 10:17:48 AM

Actress Daniela Romo recovering from cancer surgery
Mexico City, Jan 19 (IANS/EFE) Mexican actress Daniela Romo is recovering after surgery to remove a malignant breast tumor, one of her friends said.

Thursday, January 19, 2012 10:13:57 AM

Tilda Swinton, Jamie Bell in ''Snow Piercer''
Los Angeles, Jan 19 (IANS) Actors Tilda Swinton and Jamie Bell are reportedly in talks to join the cast of indie drama "Snow Piercer", with Chris Evan in the lead.

Thursday, January 19, 2012 8:03:46 AM

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