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Guantanamo detainee acquitted of most charges
New York, Nov 18 (DPA) A jury has acquitted the first Guantanamo detainee to stand trial in a civilian court of most charges that he plotted to bomb the US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania in 1998.

Thursday, November 18, 2010 10:04:36 AM

10 killed in Mexico violence
Mexico City, Nov 18 (IANS/EFE) Ten people were killed and several wounded in separate incidents in the western Mexican state of Jalisco, officials said.

Thursday, November 18, 2010 9:49:47 AM

Amazon.com sets up next-generation movie studio
Los Angeles, Nov 18 (DPA) Amazon.com is getting into the business of making films, launching a movie studio Wednesday that will both choose projects based on the site's ratings systems and allow anyone to edit the raw material.

Thursday, November 18, 2010 6:50:42 AM

'Survivor' producer arrested in wife's killing
Los Angeles, Nov 18 (DPA) A former producer of the ground-breaking hit reality show 'Survivor' has been arrested by US authorities in connection with the death of his wife earlier this year in Mexico, the Los Angeles Times reported Wednesday.

Thursday, November 18, 2010 5:11:28 AM

Pelosi remains top House Democrat despite landslide election
Washington, Nov 18 (DPA) Nancy Pelosi will lead the Democratic minority in the US House of Representatives, prevailing Wednesday in an intra-party vote despite her party's landslide defeat in Nov 2 congressional elections.

Thursday, November 18, 2010 4:28:18 AM

Kirsten Dunst backs Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone
Los Angeles, Nov 18 (IANS) Hollywood actress Kirsten Dunst believes that new 'Spider Man' actors Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone will 'be great' in the superhero franchise.

Thursday, November 18, 2010 3:49:29 AM

Online travel firm Kayak files for $50-mn IPO
San Francisco, Nov 18 (DPA) Online travel firm Kayak filed for an initial public offering Wednesday worth $50 million.

Thursday, November 18, 2010 3:18:12 AM

Watson almost dropped out of 'Harry Potter' series
Los Angeles, Nov 18 (IANS) British actress Emma Watson says she is grateful to 'Harry Potter' bosses for re-scheduling her shooting for her university entry exams.

Thursday, November 18, 2010 2:48:41 AM

Google has designs on you
San Francisco, Nov 18 (DPA) Not content with involvement in almost every facet of your online life, online search giant Google now wants to get into your wardrobe.

Thursday, November 18, 2010 12:46:15 AM

Ryan Reynolds is People's Sexiest Man Alive
Los Angeles, Nov 17 (DPA) Ryan Reynolds, the 34-year-old Canadian star of 'The Proposal' and other mainstream hits, was named Wednesday as People magazine's Sexiest Man Alive.

Wednesday, November 17, 2010 10:31:41 PM

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