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Pilot killed in drug plane crash in Venezuela
Caracas, Aug 30 (IANS/EFE) A small plane carrying drugs crashed into a mountain in the northwestern state of Lara, killing the pilot, the Venezuelan interior ministry said.

Thursday, August 30, 2012 9:16:37 AM

Hundreds evacuated as storm floods homes in Bobby Jindal's state
Washington, Aug 30 (IANS) Though downgraded from a hurricane, a slow-moving tropical storm Issac still packed a punch flooding homes and pushing water over the top of several levees in Louisiana and Mississippi, reports from these southern states said.

Thursday, August 30, 2012 9:10:27 AM

Isabella, Jayden most popular baby names in New York
New York, Aug 30 (IANS) Isabella and Jayden have become the most popular baby names in New York City for the third year in a row, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced.

Thursday, August 30, 2012 7:01:57 AM

Relics of 13th century hero stolen in Russia
St. Petersburg, Aug 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Relics of 13 Russian saints, including those of 13th century national hero Prince Alexander Nevsky, have been stolen from a church in St. Petersburg.

Thursday, August 30, 2012 5:52:46 AM

Stone struggled to find stage name
Los Angeles, Aug 30 (IANS) Actress Emma Stone was forced to find fame under her nickname because she couldn't find a name she liked, when she realised her birth name - Emily Stone - was taken by another actress.

Thursday, August 30, 2012 5:09:10 AM

Beckinsale's daughter not affected by her stardom
Los Angeles, Aug 30 (IANS) Actress Kate Beckinsale says her 13-year-old daughter Lily is not affected by her stardom and is more busy living her teenage life.

Thursday, August 30, 2012 3:16:30 AM

Cyrus bags role in 'Two And A Half Men'
Los Angeles, Aug 30 (IANS) Teen Sensation Miley Cyrus will make a cameo on "Two And A Half Men".

Thursday, August 30, 2012 2:13:50 AM

Spanish plane hijacking report denied
The Hague, Aug 29 (IANS) The Netherland police Wednesday denied that a passenger plane of Spanish airline Vueling landing at Amsterdam Schiphol airport had been hijacked. It stated the scare was caused due to a miscommunication, Xinhua reported.

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 10:40:32 PM

Osama was unarmed, almost dead, when 'killed', says book
Washington, Aug 29 (IANS) Osama bin Laden, the Al Qaeda chief, was unarmed and had already died with a bullet to the brain when the US Navy commandos entered his bedroom during a raid in Pakistan's Abbottabad city, a US Navy SEAL has revealed in a book.

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 5:04:44 PM

Small films affect Farrell emotionally
Los Angeles, Aug 29 (IANS) Actor Colin Farrell says small films affect him emotionally and he is always keen on doing such roles.

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 3:52:24 PM

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