Los Angeles, April 1 (DPA) Cinemagoers around the world spent a record $28.1 billion on movie tickets in 2008, with a record 65 percent of the total coming from outside the US, the Motion Picture Association of America has said.
Wednesday, April 01, 2009 9:39:17 AM
Washington, April 1 (IANS) US police has ruled out financial problems as the motive behind the apparent murder-suicide of six Indians in California, suggesting the crime was likely related to 'family dynamics and personal relationships.'
Wednesday, April 01, 2009 8:37:29 AM
Washington, April 1 (IANS) President Barack Obama is more popular than his policies on the economy, suggest two new national polls that also indicate that Americans are becoming more confident about the economy.
Wednesday, April 01, 2009 8:21:34 AM
New York, April 1 (DPA) Major US stock indices posted strong gains Tuesday following Europe's lead, capping the US market's best month in nearly seven years.
Wednesday, April 01, 2009 5:45:12 AM
Washington, April 1 (DPA) The US Tuesday said it will join the UN Human Rights Council, a body that was derided by former president George W. Bush as politicized and ineffective.
Wednesday, April 01, 2009 4:21:34 AM
San Francisco, April 1 (DPA) A California jury has awarded $8.6 million to a motorbike rider who was severely injured when he crashed into a wild pig that was crossing a highway.
Wednesday, April 01, 2009 1:48:14 AM
New York, March 31 (DPA) The Sun-Times Media Group Inc, owner of the Chicago Sun Times and more than 50 other US newspapers, filed for bankruptcy protection Tuesday as it became the latest casualty of the advertising slump that is wreaking havoc throughout the newspaper industry.
Tuesday, March 31, 2009 11:15:59 PM
The Hague, March 31 (DPA) Richard Holbrooke, the US special envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan, Tuesday held talks with Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister Mehdi Akhunzadeh at a conference on Afghanistan here.
Tuesday, March 31, 2009 10:12:39 PM
Washington, March 31 (IANS) Seven Indians, including Congress party president Sonia Gandhi, industrialists Ratan Tata and Mukesh Ambani and media mogul Ronnie Screwvala are among the finalists in Time magazine's list of 100 Most Influential People of 2009.
Tuesday, March 31, 2009 7:50:56 PM
New York, March 31 (DPA) A 43-year-old New York man is to receive $2.6 million as compensation for spending nearly 14 years in jail for a crime he did not commit, the New York Times reported Monday.
Tuesday, March 31, 2009 7:07:04 PM
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