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Movement of Greenland ice during past 9,000 years mapped
New York, Feb 5 (IANS) Mapping for the first time how the Greenland's ice sheet has moved over time, scientists have found that ice in the interior is moving more slowly towards the edges than it has, on average, during the past 9,000 years.

Friday, February 05, 2016 10:50:03 AM

New Horizon probe captures Pluto's mysterious, floating hills
Washington, Feb 5 (IANS) In yet another example of Pluto's fascinating and abundant geological activity, NASA's New Horizon has captured nitrogen ice glaciers carrying an intriguing cargo - numerous, isolated hills that may be fragments of water ice from Pluto's surrounding uplands.

Friday, February 05, 2016 10:36:03 AM

Sanders, Trump lead in the battle of New Hampshire
Washington, Feb 5 (IANS) Four days before the next battle in the US presidential race, Bernie Sanders holds a two to one lead over Hillary Clinton among the Democrats and Donald Trump continues to hold a wide lead among Republicans.

Friday, February 05, 2016 10:18:04 AM

Obama seeks $450 million aid for Colombia
Washington, Feb 5 (IANS) US President Barack Obama will ask Congress for more than $450 million in aid for Colombia's peace process, the White House said late on Thursday.

Friday, February 05, 2016 8:54:03 AM

Getting fame was painful: David Schwimmer
Los Angeles, Feb 5 (IANS) Former "Friends" star David Schwimmer says it was "painful" for him to find fame as he didn't understand why people were treating him "special".

Friday, February 05, 2016 8:00:03 AM

Jessica Alba has 'excessive' denims
Los Angeles, Feb 5 (IANS) Actress Jessica Alba says she has an "excessive" collection of denims as she wears so much of it.

Friday, February 05, 2016 6:56:03 AM

Kerry Katona plans unusual wedding gift for friend
Los Angeles, Feb 5 (IANS) Singer Kerry Katona says she her wedding gift to her friend Natasha Hamilton will be the number of a divorce lawyer!

Friday, February 05, 2016 5:22:03 AM

Obama proposes new oil tax to fund clean transportation
Washington, Feb 5 (IANS) U.S. President Barack Obama will require oil companies to pay $10 for every barrel of oil in his budget plan to be released next week, as part of efforts to create a cleaner, more sustainable transportation system, the White House said on Thursday.

Friday, February 05, 2016 4:58:03 AM

No more kids for Mariah Carey?
Los Angeles, Feb 5 (IANS) Singer Mariah Carey has refused that she will plan babies with her fiance James Packer as she feels her children will be "jealous".

Friday, February 05, 2016 4:16:03 AM

Kate Hudson has weight fluctuations
Los Angeles, Feb 5 (IANS) Actress Kate Hudson may seem all fit and fine, but she says she has never been able to keep her weight consistent for a long period of time.

Friday, February 05, 2016 2:42:03 AM

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