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US now 'more just, more equal, and more free', says Obama
Chicago, Oct 23 (IANS) The United States is more just and equal, says the first African American presidential candidate of a major party, Barack Obama.

Thursday, October 23, 2008 1:13:23 PM

Canadian HIV man's 20 sexual partners untraced
Toronto, Oct 23 (IANS) Medical authorities in Canada have failed to trace 20 women who had unprotected sex with an HIV-infected man facing murder trial for causing death of two women by infection.

Thursday, October 23, 2008 12:49:51 PM

Nano materials likely to impact environment negatively
Washington, Oct 23 (IANS) Eco-friendly gains derived from the use of nano materials may be offset partly by their manufacturing process, according to research.

Thursday, October 23, 2008 12:49:30 PM

Protein silencing could reverse leukemia
Washington, Oct 23 (IANS) Blocking signals from a protein that activates immune system cells could help reverse a rare form of blood cancer, according to researchers.

Thursday, October 23, 2008 12:35:32 PM

Hamilton will be a 'chauffeur' in Sao Paulo
Sao Paulo, Oct 23 (DPA) British Grand Prix driver Lewis Hamilton, current leader of the Formula 1 World Championship, is set to become a sort of 'chauffeur' next week in Sao Paulo.

Thursday, October 23, 2008 12:34:29 PM

Unique, magnetic death star fossil discovered
Washington, Oct 23 (IANS) Scientists have discovered microscopic, magnetic fossils resembling spears and spindles, among sediment layers deposited during an ancient global-warming event along the Atlantic coastal plain.

Thursday, October 23, 2008 12:14:20 PM

Man sues Oprah Winfrey for $180 million
New York, Oct 23 (IANS) Popular talk show host Oprah Winfrey is being sued by Keifer Bonvillain for $180 million claiming she and her attorney made false statements that led to his arrest.

Thursday, October 23, 2008 12:14:04 PM

India will be 'top priority' in my presidency: Barack Obama (Exclusive Interview)
Chicago, Oct 23 (IANS) A stronger relationship with India and a close strategic partnership will be a 'top priority' of a Barack Obama administration, says the Democratic presidential candidate.

Thursday, October 23, 2008 11:33:15 AM

'Anti-tobacco ads should either scare or disgust viewers'
Washington, Oct 23 (IANS) Some of the anti-tobacco ads try to discourage people from smoking by scaring them with its harmful effects, according to a study.

Thursday, October 23, 2008 11:20:34 AM

Paper highlights visit through advertorial
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit to Japan has been highlighted in the country's leading English language newspaper The Japan Times with a three-page advertorial that details India's achievements and the burgeoning relationship between both sides.

Thursday, October 23, 2008 11:08:12 AM

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