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Thousands flee wildfires in California
San Francisco, Aug 14 (DPA) A wildfire in northern California Thursday caused thousands of people to flee their homes near Santa Cruz.

Friday, August 14, 2009 7:32:00 AM

Michael Jackson estate earns $100 mn since death
Los Angeles, Aug 14 (DPA) Michael Jackson's estate has earned $100 million since his death with a film contract and advertising contracts, and is expected to earn another 100 million by the end of the year, The New York Times reported Thursday.

Friday, August 14, 2009 5:48:45 AM

US stocks post gains on back of financials
New York, Aug 14 (DPA) US stocks rose Thursday led by the banking sector and sweeping aside reports of a decline in retail sales.

Friday, August 14, 2009 4:39:47 AM

US opposes release of Lockerbie bomber
Washington, Aug 14 (DPA) The US voiced opposition to releasing a Libyan serving a life sentence in Scotland for the 1988 Lockerbie bombing that killed 270 people.

Friday, August 14, 2009 2:46:55 AM

US to give $2.3 bn in stimulus for clean energy
Washington, Aug 14 (DPA) The US will give up to $2.3 billion in tax credits to green manufacturers in the latest disbursement Thursday of the government's economic stimulus package.

Friday, August 14, 2009 1:43:51 AM

Extremist militias on the rise in US
Washington, Aug 13 (DPA) The number of extremist militias are on the rise again in the United States, according to a new report.

Thursday, August 13, 2009 11:28:58 PM

India on US 'watch list' on religious freedom
Washington, Aug 13 (IANS) Citing a 'disturbing increase' in communal violence against religious minorities, particularly Christians in Orissa in 2008 and Muslims in Gujarat in 2002, a US body has placed India on its 'watch list' on religious freedom.

Thursday, August 13, 2009 6:46:31 PM

'Dominant power' India, major factor in region: Holbrooke
Washington, Aug 13 (IANS) The US is keeping New Delhi informed about its policies in Afghanistan-Pakistan region as it looks at India as a 'dominant power' in South Asia, a major factor in the region.

Thursday, August 13, 2009 6:07:32 PM

Cuba concert will convey message of change: Colombian singer
Miami, Aug 13 (EFE) Colombian singer-songwriter Juanes defended himself from criticism surrounding his decision to hold a 'concert for peace' in Cuba, saying his goal is to convey the message that 'it's time to change minds'.

Thursday, August 13, 2009 5:41:22 PM

Bhupathi-Knowles in Rogers Cup quarters
Montreal (Canada), Aug 13 (IANS) India's Mahesh Bhupathi and Mark Knowles of Bahamas have entered the quarterfinals of the $3,000,000 Rogers Cup tennis tournament.

Thursday, August 13, 2009 4:01:30 PM

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