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Plant agents show promise in preventing skin cancer
Washington, Aug 29 (IANS) Certain plant substances found in grapes, berries and walnuts, when given in combinations, have shown promise in preventing skin cancer.

Sunday, August 29, 2010 2:18:13 PM

Brooke Shields fractures hand
New York, Aug 29 (IANS) American actress Brooke Shields fractured her hand while preparing for a Los Angeles stage show.

Sunday, August 29, 2010 12:17:10 PM

Zoe Saldana strips for Calvin Klein ad
New York, Aug 29 (IANS) Actress Zoe Saldana has put the small screen on fire with her new commercial for Calvin Klein's underwear line 'Envy'.

Sunday, August 29, 2010 12:04:23 PM

Drilling of rescue shaft for Chilean miners delayed
Santiago, Aug 29 (DPA) The start of drilling for a rescue shaft to reach 33 trapped Chilean miners was delayed until Monday because technical preparations had yet to be finished, the head of the rescue work said.

Sunday, August 29, 2010 11:28:21 AM

10 troops die in Venezuela chopper crash
Caracas, Aug 29 (IANS/EFE) Ten Venezuelan soldiers have died when their helicopter crashed in southwestern part of the country, an official said.

Sunday, August 29, 2010 9:04:59 AM

Yoko plans Lennon's 70th memorial birthday celebration in Iceland
New York, Aug 29 (DPA) John Lennon's widow, the Japanese Happening artist Yoko Ono, plans to celebrate the 70th birthday of the slain ex-Beatle in Iceland, location of one of her works of art.

Sunday, August 29, 2010 8:32:16 AM

India asked to speak up against Roma expulsion by France
Toronto, Aug 29 (IANS) Ujjal Dosanjh, former Canadian health minister and top Indo-Canadian leader, has condemned France for en masse expulsion of Indian-origin Roma people and urged India to speak up against the French action.

Sunday, August 29, 2010 7:27:01 AM

12 die in Peru bus collision
Lima, Aug 29 (IANS/EFE) At least 12 people were killed when two buses collided head-on in Peru's northern Cajamarca region, local media reported.

Sunday, August 29, 2010 7:20:05 AM

New York judge slapped with child porn charges
New York, Aug 29 (IANS) A former Manhattan criminal court judge is being probed after child porn images were found in his office computer, a media report said.

Sunday, August 29, 2010 6:49:17 AM

10 killed in Venezuelan military chopper crash
Caracas, Aug 29 (IANS) All 10 soldiers on board a Venezuelan National Guard helicopter were killed when the chopper crashed while taking off on an anti-drug operation, military officials said.

Sunday, August 29, 2010 5:45:04 AM

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