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Persistent pain in younger people ages them by 20 years
Washington, Sep 17 (IANS) Persistent pain in younger people ages them by 20 to 30 years in terms of physical abilities, a new study suggests.

Thursday, September 17, 2009 2:22:18 PM

'Cooking with Stella' a big hit at Toronto film fest
Toronto, Sep 17 (IANS) There were more white Canadians in the audience than non-whites when Dilip Mehta's directorial debut 'Cooking with Stella' premiered to a full house at the Toronto International Film Festival.

Thursday, September 17, 2009 2:14:25 PM

'Business confidence in India on the rise'
Washington/New York, Sep 17 (IANS) Business confidence in India is on the rise, defying the global downturn, says the country's apex business chamber as India pitches here strongly to attract more foreign investment in the core sectors of industry.

Thursday, September 17, 2009 1:59:37 PM

Venezuela gets $36 bn in oil investment from Russia, China
Caracas, Sep 17 (EFE) Chinese and Russian companies have agreed to invest a combined $36 billion in oil projects in the Orinoco Belt, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has said.

Thursday, September 17, 2009 10:38:15 AM

Brazil's oil reserves will last 50 years: Minister
Brasilia, Sep 17 (EFE) Brazil will have crude for half a century and become a leading oil exporter and 'an important player in international geopolitics', the country's energy minister has said during a congressional hearing.

Thursday, September 17, 2009 10:38:00 AM

US moves to ease travel insufficient: Cuba
United Nations, Sep 17 (EFE) The Cuban government considers US President Barack Obama's decision to end restrictions on Cuban-Americans' travel and remittances to the island to be 'insufficient', Havana's diplomatic representatives said here.

Thursday, September 17, 2009 10:34:43 AM

42 dead whales found in Argentina
Buenos Aires, Sep 17 (EFE) Forty-two pilot whales beached themselves and died in a small bay in the southern Argentine province of Chubut, a marine expert has said.

Thursday, September 17, 2009 10:18:40 AM

Oracle sales down as businesses tighten belts
San Francisco, Sep 17 (DPA) Business software maker Oracle reported a 5 percent decline in quarterly revenue Wednesday as businesses held off on buying new software.

Thursday, September 17, 2009 9:46:55 AM

Details of Swayze memoir released
Los Angeles, Sep 17 (DPA) The first excerpts of Patrick Swayze's memoirs were released Wednesday, two days after the 'Dirty Dancing' star died from pancreatic cancer at age 57.

Thursday, September 17, 2009 9:46:40 AM

Police find more bones at home of kidnap suspect
San Francisco, Sep 17 (DPA) A day after police launched a new, more intensive search of the home of the California couple charged with the kidnapping of Jaycee Dugard, officers said Wednesday they had found more bone fragments on the property.

Thursday, September 17, 2009 9:46:24 AM

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