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Rice due in Warsaw to sign US missile shield deal
Washington, Aug 18 (RIA Novosti) US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is set to visit Polish capital Warsaw Monday to sign a deal on the deployment of elements of a US missile shield in Poland.

Monday, August 18, 2008 1:15:22 PM

Anti-depressants may impair driving ability
Washington, Aug 18 (IANS) People prescribed antidepressants seem to have less control over driving than people who don't and depressed people on antidepressants are much worse off driving.

Monday, August 18, 2008 1:14:23 PM

Adults fooled easily when kids fib
Washington, Aug 18 (IANS) Children can easily fool adults with their denials but are more likely to be caught when they cook up something that never happened, according to a new study.

Monday, August 18, 2008 12:34:49 PM

Atwal ends 58th in Xerox Classic golf
Rochester (New York), Aug 18 (IANS) India's Arjun Atwal faltered in the final round of the Nationwide Tour's Xerox Classic here Sunday. He shot his worst round of the week, with one double bogey and three bogeys on the back nine itself. He had four bogeys and two birdies on front nine.

Monday, August 18, 2008 12:32:13 PM

Playing video games develops mental, surgical dexterity
Washington, Aug 18 (IANS) Certain video games can enhance gamers' dexterity as well as their ability to solve problems - attributes that are known to serve both students and surgeons well, according to the latest studies.

Monday, August 18, 2008 12:23:19 PM

Better hair care products in the offing
Washington, Aug 18 (IANS) The first detailed microscopic analysis of the changes in individual strands of hair when they interact with one another, will be the key to developing improved shampoos, conditioners, and other products for repairing damaged hair, according to researchers.

Monday, August 18, 2008 12:13:58 PM

Fiji military strongman tightens grip, boycotts regional summit
Wellington, Aug 18 (DPA) Fiji's military strongman, Voreqe Bainimarama, tightened his grip on the South Pacific island state Monday and announced he would boycott a regional summit where he was expected to defend his refusal to hold fresh elections next year.

Monday, August 18, 2008 12:03:19 PM

Breakthrough to make cheap hydrogen fuel possible
Washington, Aug 18 (IANS) A breakthrough could revolutionise the renewable energy industry by making hydrogen - heralded as a clean, green fuel of the future - cheaper and easier to produce commercially.

Monday, August 18, 2008 11:18:20 AM

Thousands leave Florida Keys as tropical storm Fay approaches
Washington, Aug 18 (DPA) Nearly 25,000 people were evacuated from the Florida Keys area as tropical storm Fay approached Cuba, after sweeping over Haiti and the Dominican Republic.

Monday, August 18, 2008 9:48:11 AM

Baby boom in New Zealand, with highest births in 36 years
Wellington, Aug 18 (DPA) New Zealand is experiencing a baby boom with 64,140 births in the 12 months ending June 30, the highest number in 36 years, according to official figures released Monday.

Monday, August 18, 2008 9:24:09 AM

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