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Changing rainfall pattern may deprive billion people of water
Washington, Aug 10 (IANS) A changing rainfall pattern may deprive a billion people of fresh water in the tropics and subtropics in the coming decades, according to the latest research.

Monday, August 10, 2009 11:03:41 AM

Obama and Bill brought 'enormous intelligence' to White House: Hillary Clinton
Washington, Aug 10 (IANS) Both President Barack Obama and former president Bill Clinton brought 'just enormous intelligence' to the nation's top job, says the US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton comparing the way the two functioned.

Monday, August 10, 2009 9:43:07 AM

Kerala scam accused company posts $80-million profit
Toronto, Aug 10 (IANS) Canada's SNC-Lavalin, which is at the centre of the alleged Rs 300-crore ($60 mn) bribery scandal in Kerala, has reported a higher profit of $80 million for the second quarter of 2009 - up from $75 million during the same period in 2008.

Monday, August 10, 2009 8:31:17 AM

US president arrives in Mexico for summit
Guadalajara (Mexico), Aug 10 (Xinhua) US President Barack Obama has arrived here in Mexico to attend the Fifth North American Leaders' Summit, officials said.

Monday, August 10, 2009 7:23:54 AM

Hundreds injured in California prison riot
Los Angeles, Aug 10 (DPA) More than 250 inmates were injured and 55 brought to hospital following a riot at a men's prison in California that was brought under control Sunday, media reports said.

Monday, August 10, 2009 5:26:31 AM

Seven bodies recovered in New York air collision
New York, Aug 10 (DPA) Investigators Sunday recovered the bodies of seven people killed in a mid-air collision of a New York sightseeing helicopter and a single-engine plane a day earlier.

Monday, August 10, 2009 4:05:58 AM

'North Korea wants better relations with US'
Washington, Aug 10 (Xinhua) North Korea has indicated its desire to improve relations with Washington, US National Security Adviser James Jones said Sunday.

Monday, August 10, 2009 3:25:49 AM

New father Federer keen to get back to tennis
Washington, Aug 10 (DPA) With his new twins on tow on their first overseas road trip at age two weeks, Roger Federer has all the inspiration he needs to ramp up his tennis as he returns to the courts for the next week's Montreal Masters.

Monday, August 10, 2009 12:46:15 AM

Roddick holds off Isner to reach Washington final
Washington, Aug 9 (DPA) Andy Roddick escaped in a nail-biting semi-final finish, holding off unseeded American John Isner 6-7 (3-7), 6-2, 7-5 to set up a title match at the Legg Mason Classic with holder Juan Del Potro.

Sunday, August 09, 2009 1:44:23 PM

Sania overcomes Fichman, enters Vancouver final
Vacouver, Aug 9 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza came back strongly after dropping the first set to beat Canadian Sharon Fichman 6-7(6), 6-3, 6-2 and enter the women's singles final at the Odium Brown Vancouver Open tennis championships here.

Sunday, August 09, 2009 12:09:02 PM

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