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Last updated: Sunday, April 22, 2018 7:30:04 AM

Brazil coach on scouting trip to Europe, Asia for 2018 WC
Sao Paulo, April 20 (IANS) Brazilian football team coach Adenor Leonardo Bacchi, known as 'Tite', together with his assistants, will travel to Europe and Asia during the next two weeks to study closely the players with options to complete the squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

Friday, April 20, 2018 4:56:04 PM

US airline gives $5,000 cheques to passengers over plane mishap
Washington, April 20 (IANS) US airline Southwest has given $5,000 cheques to passengers of its flight whose engine failure led to an emergency landing in Philadelphia and claimed one woman's life.

Friday, April 20, 2018 4:42:04 PM

Trump seeks to expand US arms sale abroad
Washington, April 20 (IANS) The Trump administration has unveiled a new policy that could vastly expand sales of armed drones, making it easier to put American-made weapons into the hands of US allies and partners.

Friday, April 20, 2018 4:40:03 PM

Google to 'pause investments' in messaging mobile app Allo: Report
San Francisco, April 20 (IANS) Google is reportedly "pausing investments" in its "Allo" mobile messaging app that was launched with much fanfare in 2016.

Friday, April 20, 2018 3:30:05 PM

Comey memos detailing conversations of Trump meetings published
Washington, April 20 (IANS) Former FBI Director James Comey has released memos documenting his conversations with Donald Trump that includes the US President's concerns about media leaks, investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn and Trump's recollection of his Russian counterpart telling him that Russia had the "most beautiful hookers in the world".

Friday, April 20, 2018 3:20:05 PM

Backstreet Boy AJ McLean wants to 'disrupt' country music
Los Angeles, April 20 (IANS) Singer AJ McLean, who has been long associated with the pop vocal group the Backstreet Boys, has opened up about a solo project and said he wants to disrupt country music.

Friday, April 20, 2018 3:14:06 PM

Meghan Markle will be a princess for the people: Priyanka Chopra
New York, April 20 (IANS) Indian actress Priyanka Chopra, a close friend to Meghan Markle, who will become a member of the British royal family after her wedding to Prince Harry next month, is confident the compassionate and free-spirited woman will be a "princess for the people".

Friday, April 20, 2018 3:04:04 PM

Natalie Portman cancels attending Israeli award ceremony
Los Angeles, April 20 (IANS) Actress Natalie Portman pulled out of an Israeli award ceremony in light of "recent events" in the country.

Friday, April 20, 2018 2:26:04 PM

Chip-based blood test could replace painful bone biopsy
New York, April 20 (IANS) Days of using painful bone biopsies to diagnose and treat certain cancers may be numbered as researchers have found that a simple blood test that uses a plastic chip about the size of a credit card can do the job.

Friday, April 20, 2018 2:02:03 PM

Chris Evans dives into 'Captain America' archives
Los Angeles, April 20 (IANS) Ahead of the premiere of "Avengers: Infinity War" later this month, actor Chris Evans has shared a rare videos of his 2014 Marvel Studios film "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" stunts.

Friday, April 20, 2018 1:44:04 PM

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