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Mexican ex-presidential candidate kidnapped
Mexico, May 16 (IANS/EFE) A former presidential candidate for Mexico's ruling National Action Party (PAN) was kidnapped from the central Mexican state of Queretaro, the federal Attorney General's Office (PGR) said.

Sunday, May 16, 2010 10:38:27 AM

Atwal 22nd, Jeev misses cut
San Antonio (US), May 16 (IANS) Arjun Atwal had a sedate day with just one birdie and one bogey, both on back nine to finish with a 72 that saw him drop from tied seventh to tied 22nd at the end of 36 holes in the Valero Texas Open Saturday.

Sunday, May 16, 2010 9:18:19 AM

Plane crashes in Suriname, eight missing
Rio De Janeiro, May 16 (IANS) A small plane with eight people on board crashed in northeast Suriname, Xinhua reported.

Sunday, May 16, 2010 8:51:21 AM

Tom Cruise gets style advice from 4-year-old daughter
New York, May 15(IANS) Four-year-old Suri Cruise plays a pivotal role in the Cruise household as the family's stylist - not only to mom Katie Holmes but also to her star father Tom Cruise.

Saturday, May 15, 2010 10:34:43 PM

Hayek takes husband's last name
Los Angeles, May 15 (IANS) Hollywood actress Salma Hayek says her two-year-old daughter convinced her to adopt her husband's last name.

Saturday, May 15, 2010 10:34:37 PM

Webber takes pole for Monaco Grand Prix
Monte Carlo, May 15 (DPA) Mark Webber of Red Bull will start from pole position in the Monaco Grand Prix after holding off the challenge of Renault's Robert Kubica to finish fastest in Saturday's qualifying session.

Saturday, May 15, 2010 7:27:21 PM

Clash between old foes in World Twenty20 final
Bridgetown (Barbados), May 15 (IANS) Spurred by their come-from-behind victory against Pakistan, Australia will challenge the might of England in what in expected to be an engrossing battle between the two arch-rivals for the World Twenty20 crown here Sunday.

Saturday, May 15, 2010 6:40:35 PM

Computer programmer among 3 detained Pakistanis in New York
New York, May 15 (IANS) One of the three Pakistani men detained by US authorities investigating the failed Times Square car bombing is a computer programmer, one a gas station attendant and the third a cabdriver.

Saturday, May 15, 2010 6:12:35 PM

Belly fat or hip fat - blame your genes
Toronto, May 15 (IANS) The age-old question of why men store fat in their bellies and women store it in their hips may have finally been answered: genetically speaking, the fat tissue is almost completely different.

Saturday, May 15, 2010 5:44:57 PM

Hilton dresses up like Monroe for new fragrance
New York, May 15 (IANS) Socialite-actress Paris Hilton took inspiration from her idol, Hollywood actress Marilyn Monroe, and dressed up like her for 'Tease by Paris Hilton', a new fragrance photo shoot.

Saturday, May 15, 2010 1:46:42 PM

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