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Obama to raise spending on defence, education, health
Washington, Jan 30 (IANS/EFE) US President Barack Obama will present his annual budget proposals for the 2016 fiscal year next week, with proposed boosts in expenditure on defence, health and education programmes.

Friday, January 30, 2015 7:18:04 PM

Depp, Heard to marry in Bahamas next weekend
Los Angeles, Jan 30 (IANS) Actors Johnny Depp and Amber Heard will reportedly tie the knot on his private island in the Bahamas next week.

Friday, January 30, 2015 7:00:05 PM

Dutch TV studio intruder acted alone: Minister
The Hague, Jan 30 (IANS) The man who intruded a Dutch TV studio demanding time to air his statements Thursday night was acting alone, a senior official said Friday.

Friday, January 30, 2015 6:10:05 PM

Texas executes prisoner with alleged intellectual disability
Austin, Jan 30 (IANS/EFE) The US state of Texas executed convicted killer Robert Ladd who was jailed for the murder of a woman in 1996 after the Supreme Court rejected the defence's last minute argument of intellectual disability.

Friday, January 30, 2015 4:20:05 PM

Lana Del Ray in tears after fight with beau
Los Angeles, Jan 30 (IANS) Singer Lana Del Ray was seen in tears following a fight with her boyfriend Francesco Carrozzini.

Friday, January 30, 2015 3:36:18 PM

David Beckham becomes 'taxi driver' for his kids
Los Angeles, Jan 30 (IANS) Former footballer David Beckham says he has become "a taxi driver" for his four children after retirement.

Friday, January 30, 2015 2:54:05 PM

Lonely souls find solace in binge-watching TV
Washington, Jan 30 (IANS) The more lonely and depressed you are, the more likely you are to binge-watch television, researchers from the University of Texas at Austin have found.

Friday, January 30, 2015 2:34:05 PM

Amy Poehler kissed by men dressed as women
Los Angeles, Jan 30 (IANS) Amy Poehler was honoured by Harvard's Hasty Pudding Theatrical with a parade and a celebratory roast during which the actress got kissed by two male students dressed as women with thick make-up and colourful wigs.

Friday, January 30, 2015 2:32:16 PM

Jessie J reunites with Tom Jones for Grammy act
Los Angeles, Jan 30 (IANS) Singer Jessie J has announced that she will be performing at the forthcoming 2015 Grammy Awards ceremony alongside legendary singer Tom Jones.

Friday, January 30, 2015 2:28:05 PM

Tommy Hilfiger to publish memoir
New York, Jan 30 (IANS) With an experience of 30 years in the fashion and lifestyle industry, iconic American fashion designer Tommy Hilfiger is set to share his journey with the world via a memoir.

Friday, January 30, 2015 2:28:04 PM

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