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Yoga for all: US activists bring benefits to needy
Washington, Aug 9 (IANS) Time was when yoga was considered a lifestyle choice in the US, something upper class people did in the luxury of spare time. That image is changing fast, thanks to activists who want to spread the therapeutic benefits of yoga among those who badly need them.

Sunday, August 09, 2009 11:39:41 AM

Nine killed in US air collision, warning went unheeded
New York, Aug 9 (DPA) A mid-air collision of a New York sightseeing helicopter and a single-engine plane killed nine people, including five Italian tourists, triggering a major search on the Hudson River between New York City and Hoboken, New Jersey.

Sunday, August 09, 2009 8:16:13 AM

Man commits suicide before eviction from home
Los Angeles, Aug 9 (Xinhua) A man fatally shot himself when officials came to his rented home in a suburb here to handover an eviction notice, the police said Saturday.

Sunday, August 09, 2009 3:40:54 AM

Nine dead in US air collision, including five Italians
New York, Aug 9 (DPA) A sightseeing helicopter with five Italian tourists on board collided with a light aircraft over New York's Hudson River Saturday, sending wreckage from both plunging into the waters.

Sunday, August 09, 2009 2:53:47 AM

Sotomayor sworn in as US Supreme Court justice
Washington, Aug 9 (Xinhua) Sonia Sotomayor was sworn in Saturday as US Supreme Court justice, becoming the first Hispanic justice at the country's apex court.

Sunday, August 09, 2009 1:18:20 AM

Deaths feared in midair crash near New York
New York, Aug 8 (Xinhua) Several people were feared dead in the crash of two aircraft Saturday over the Hudson River, off New York City's lower West Side.

Saturday, August 08, 2009 11:30:07 PM

Jeev slips to tied 36th at WGC-Bridgestone Invitational
Akron (Ohio), Aug 8 (IANS) A short pitch that ended in the water followed by another mistake saw Indian golfer Jeev Milkha Singh land a triple bogey enroute a one-over 71 that slipped him to tied 36th at the halfway mark of the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational.

Saturday, August 08, 2009 8:33:41 PM

Michael Jackson's brain returned to family
Los Angeles, Aug 8 (IANS) Pop legend Michael Jackson's brain has been returned to his family after it was removed last month for further testing.

Saturday, August 08, 2009 7:27:19 PM

Indian American couple charged with hampering weapons case probe
Washington, Aug 8 (IANS) An Indian American doctor in Arkansas accused of illegally owning high-explosive grenades and his wife face new federal charges of interfering with the investigation into their weapons cache.

Saturday, August 08, 2009 7:00:48 PM

Movies offer sexual gratification: Quention Tarantino
Los Angeles, Aug 8 (IANS) Hollywood filmmaker Quentin Tarantino says that he loves making films because there is no other art form that offers gratification so similar to sex.

Saturday, August 08, 2009 6:15:36 PM

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