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Microsoft apologizes for changing race on Polish site
Warsaw, Aug 26 (DPA) Microsoft officials in Poland apologized Wednesday for a photo on the company's Polish website that changed a black man's face to white.

Wednesday, August 26, 2009 11:27:34 PM

Cash-carrying Mickey Rourke grilled at US airport
New York, Aug 26 (IANS) Hollywood comeback kid Mickey Rourke was reportedly grilled by security officials at a New York airport last week, after he tried to board a flight with thousands of dollars in cash.

Wednesday, August 26, 2009 10:15:45 PM

Nissan to temporarily sack 2,000 people in Spain
Barcelona, Aug 26 (DPA) Japanese automaker Nissan is planning to temporarily cut 2,025 jobs at its factories in Barcelona and Montcada in northeastern Spain, trade union sources said Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 26, 2009 7:15:15 PM

Jackson's two employees hold vital clues: attorney
Los Angeles, Aug 26 (IANS) Two employees of Michael Jackson, one of whom was with the pop star in his last moments, can throw important light on his death, their attorney said here Tuesday.

Wednesday, August 26, 2009 7:06:25 PM

Senator Edward Kennedy's death ends `historic' US chapter
Washington, Aug 26 (DPA) US Senator Edward Kennedy, who became the political standard bearer of his legendary family after brothers John F. Kennedy and Robert Kennedy were assassinated, has died at age 77 after a battle with brain cancer.

Wednesday, August 26, 2009 5:48:37 PM

New method helps Parkinson's patients speak normally
Washington, Aug 26 (IANS) A simple new method can help Parkinson's patients speak normally.

Wednesday, August 26, 2009 5:06:17 PM

Noise banned in Canadian town
Toronto, Aug 26 (IANS) A Canadian town has banned 'excessive' noise at the weekend to let people have a peaceful Sunday.

Wednesday, August 26, 2009 5:02:49 PM

Senator Kennedy's death ends 'historic' US chapter
Washington, Aug 26 (DPA) Senator Edward Kennedy, who became the Kennedy family's political standard bearer after his brothers president John F. Kennedy and senator Robert Kennedy were assassinated, has died at 77 after battling brain cancer.

Wednesday, August 26, 2009 4:25:56 PM

Opel decision only before Frankfurt auto show
Toronto, Aug 26 (IANS) Canada's auto-part maker Magna may have to wait yet another month to lay its hands on Opel.

Wednesday, August 26, 2009 4:01:51 PM

Kennedy's death brings end to historic chapter: Obama
Washington, Aug 26 (DPA) US President Barack Obama, whose race for his Democratic Party's nomination last year got a big boost from senator Edward Kennedy's endorsement, early Wednesday paid tribute to the 'liberal lion' who has died.

Wednesday, August 26, 2009 2:46:19 PM

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