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US stocks fall on Federal Reserve chief's warnings
New York, Dec 8 (DPA) Most major US stock indices fell slightly Monday as Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke warned of 'formidable headwinds' to the country's economic recovery.

Tuesday, December 08, 2009 5:52:40 AM

Cheaper bank bail-outs lead Obama to weigh job spending
Washington, Dec 8 (DPA) US President Barack Obama is mulling whether to inject more public funds into the struggling jobs market in the US, taking advantage of the less-than-expected cost of financial bail-outs over the past year.

Tuesday, December 08, 2009 1:49:47 AM

Five killed in Peru explosion
Lima, Dec 8 (DPA) Five people were killed Monday in an explosion and subsequent fire at their home in Lima that was apparently caused by fireworks, police said.

Tuesday, December 08, 2009 12:54:50 AM

New charges detail Headley's role in Denmark terror plot too
Chicago, Dec 7 (IANS) New federal charges filed against suspected Lashkar-e-Taiba operative David Coleman Headley accusing him of conspiracy in the Mumbai attacks also relate his involvement in a Denmark terror plot.

Tuesday, December 08, 2009 12:23:04 AM

Headley cased Mumbai for two years before 26/11 attacks
Chicago, Dec 8 (IANS) New federal charges filed against suspected Lashkar-e-Taiba operative David Coleman Headley accuse him of conducting extensive surveillance of targets in Mumbai for more than two years before last year's deadly attacks that took the lives of 166 people.

Tuesday, December 08, 2009 12:15:31 AM

US officials charge Headley with involvement in 26/11
Chicago, Dec 7 (IANS) US law enforcement authorities Monday filed charges against suspected Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) operative and Chicago resident David Coleman Headley specifically accusing him of involvement in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks.

Monday, December 07, 2009 11:22:45 PM

Richard Branson unveils first commercial spaceship
Los Angeles, Dec 7 (DPA) Flamboyant British entrepreneur Richard Branson Monday unveiled the world's first commercial spaceship, saying it heralded a new age in travel.

Monday, December 07, 2009 11:00:14 PM

As Copenhagen summit opens, US rules global warming a health threat
Washington, Dec 7 (DPA) President Barack Obama's environmental agency is expected to rule Monday that greenhouse gases represent a danger to public health and can be regulated under previous US laws.

Monday, December 07, 2009 10:28:19 PM

Secret Service counts 91 White House security breaches
Washington, Dec 7 (IANS) Long before a pair of gatecrashers penetrated the White House state dinner for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, the Secret Service had counted 91 instances of security breaches since 1980 at the executive mansion, the Washington Post reported Monday.

Monday, December 07, 2009 7:56:56 PM

Call for action at key UN climate change summit
Copenhagen, Dec 7 (DPA) The mammoth UN conference in Copenhagen was preceded by a joint leader article, published by 56 newspapers in 45 countries, calling on world leaders to place 'decisive action' ahead of mutual recrimination.

Monday, December 07, 2009 4:11:58 PM

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