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Prehistoric rhinos roamed in Mexico, say scientists
Mexico City, Nov 13 (EFE) The rhinoceros fossils kept in a museum in western Mexico belonged to an ancient rhino species called Teleoceras hicksi that lived more than four million years ago, scientists have said.

Friday, November 13, 2009 4:07:10 AM

One more try to free plucky Mars rover: NASA
Washington, Nov 13 (DPA) The Spirit Mars rover may have met its match in a patch of sandy soil that has ensnared it on Mars, but NASA scientists said Thursday they will make a last effort to free the little 'rover that could'.

Friday, November 13, 2009 2:27:37 AM

H1N1 pediatric deaths quadruple in US under new method
Washington, Nov 13 (DPA) Pediatric deaths from swine flu in the US are much more extensive than previously thought after health officials expanded their counting method, the nation's disease control agency said Thursday.

Friday, November 13, 2009 2:27:11 AM

Englishman arrested in Brazil for carrying 1,000 live spiders
Rio de Janeiro, Nov 13 (DPA) Brazil's federal police arrested here an Englishman who intended to leave the country with 1,000 live spiders packed in two suitcases, the authorities said Thursday.

Friday, November 13, 2009 1:18:57 AM

Fort Hood shooting suspect charged with murder
Washington, Nov 13 (DPA) The suspected shooter in the Fort Hood, Texas rampage has been charged with 13 counts of premeditated murder and will be tried in a military court, the US Army announced Thursday.

Friday, November 13, 2009 1:18:42 AM

Over 100 groups protest UN debate on 'defamation of religion'
New York, Nov 13 (DPA) More than 100 non-governmental organisations Thursday protested attempts by some governments to push through a UN resolution to save religion from defamation.

Friday, November 13, 2009 1:18:17 AM

Over two tonnes of cocaine seized in Costa Rica
San Jose, Nov 12 (DPA) Costa Rican police seized over two tonnes of cocaine in San Francisco de Dos Rios, in the southern suburbs of the capital, San Jose.

Thursday, November 12, 2009 11:42:49 PM

Agassi took Brooke Shields' approval for autobiography
New York, Nov 12 (IANS) Retired tennis ace Andre Agassi has revealed he reached out to his ex-wife Brooke Shields before releasing his tell-all autobiography, as he wanted to get her side of the story about their troubled time together.

Thursday, November 12, 2009 11:42:33 PM

Kutcher gifts Moore new car on birthday
New York, Nov 12 (IANS) Hollywood funnyman Ashton Kutcher presented his actress wife Demi Moore a new car on her birthday.

Thursday, November 12, 2009 11:42:13 PM

Intel to pay $1.25 bn to settle AMD dispute
San Francisco, Nov 12 (DPA) Computer chip giant Intel is to pay smaller rival Advanced Micro Devices $1.25 billion to settle claims that it violated anti-trust and patent laws, the companies said Thursday.

Thursday, November 12, 2009 11:16:05 PM

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