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Labour union ratifies deal with General Motors
Washington, May 30 (DPA) Members of the US carmaker General Motors top labour union ratified a new agreement Friday that could make it easier for the company to survive the court process related to bankruptcy.

Saturday, May 30, 2009 1:45:08 AM

Mickey Rourke's 'Iron Man 2' suit weighs 32 pounds
Los Angles, May 29 (IANS) Hollywood actor Mickey Rourke has revealed that his villainous character Whilplash's armour in superhero movie 'Iron Man 2' weighs close to 32 pounds.

Friday, May 29, 2009 10:18:06 PM

White House creates new cyberspace watchdog
Washington, May 29 (DPA) The White House Friday moved to stem escalating cyber crime as threats to Internet security and wireless technology grow at an alarming pace.

Friday, May 29, 2009 9:08:41 PM

Teen movies have fewer swear words now
Washington, May 29 (IANS) Movies targeting teenagers were often full of violence but a welcome development is that they no longer bristle with as many swear words as they did 25 years ago, a new study says.

Friday, May 29, 2009 3:57:09 PM

Indian-origin Cricket Canada boss `retires' in face of no-trust motion
Toronto, May 29 (IANS) Indian-origin Cricket Canada president Banwarilal (Ben) Sennik Thursday announced his retirement from the body faced with a vote of no-confidence by his directors.

Friday, May 29, 2009 2:56:36 PM

Brain protein might get you hooked on drugs, alcohol
Washington, May 29 (IANS) A brain protein can practically hook you on to drugs and alcohol by hijacking the normal functioning of its reward circuitry.

Friday, May 29, 2009 2:23:59 PM

Cherry juice hottest new sports drink
Washington, May 29 (IANS) Cherry juice is the hottest new sports drink that helps ease the pain for runners, a new study says.

Friday, May 29, 2009 2:09:40 PM

Fernando Gonzalez quits Chilean Davis Cup squad
Santiago, May 29 (Xinhua) World No 12 tennis player Fernando Gonzalez decided not to renew his Davis Cup contract with the Tennis Federation of Chile.

Friday, May 29, 2009 2:09:19 PM

Reach out to friends to get over tough times
Washington, May 29 (IANS) Boosting existing social connections or making new ones during a job loss or money problems or during any other adversity ensures a win-win situation, a new study says.

Friday, May 29, 2009 1:48:27 PM

Daily alcohol intake leads to binge drinking
Toronto, May 29 (IANS) Sipping wine, beer or spirits thrice or more per week heightens the risk of binge drinking, says a new study.

Friday, May 29, 2009 1:14:53 PM

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