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Obama waives ban on C-130 cargo aircraft sales to China
Washington, Oct 14 (IANS) In a significant gesture to China, US President Barack Obama has issued a waiver on restrictions on export of C-130 cargo aircraft to China to be used in oil spill response operations at sea.

Thursday, October 14, 2010 9:47:20 AM

Mission accomplished: All 33 miners rescued in Chile
Copiapo (Chile), Oct 14 (DPA) The ordeal of 33 miners trapped for two months underground in Chile ended late Wednesday as the last miner, Luis Urzua, 54 - the man who guided his men through the ordeal - emerged to safety and ear-splitting cheers above ground.

Thursday, October 14, 2010 9:41:30 AM

Tiger Woods' sex tape to hit market Friday
New York, Oct 14 (IANS) There is no stopping Tiger Woods' sex tape with porn star Devon James hitting the market Friday, says producer Nick James who is also the husband of the porn star.

Thursday, October 14, 2010 9:19:36 AM

Last trapped Chilean miner pulled out, rescue completed
San Jose (Chile), Oct 14 (IANS) The last of the 33 trapped Chilean miners, 54-year-old Luis Urzua, the shift foreman, was rescued Wednesday after having stayed 700 metres underground for more than two months.

Thursday, October 14, 2010 7:40:50 AM

Apple gets anti-sexting patent
San Francisco, Oct 14 (DPA) Apple has been granted a patent that allows parents to prevent their children from sending and receiving sexually explicit text messages.

Thursday, October 14, 2010 7:04:19 AM

Pakistani general to lead UN force in Liberia
United Nations, Oct 14 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon has appointed Major General Muhammad Khalid of Pakistan as the force commander of the UN Mission in Liberia (UNMIL).

Thursday, October 14, 2010 5:52:22 AM

New Michael Jackson video to be released
Los Angeles, Oct 14 (DPA) A new Michael Jackson video is to be released as part of a boxed collection of all Jackson's music videos, it was announced Wednesday.

Thursday, October 14, 2010 3:20:27 AM

World congratulates Chile on miners' 'glorious' rescue
Copiapo (Chile), Oct 14(DPA) 'Glorious', 'historic', 'heroic': were among the words used by those watching in awe Wednesday as 33 miners trapped 700 metres underground in northern Chile were one by one lifted to the surface after more than two months.

Thursday, October 14, 2010 1:59:59 AM

BMW to build new X3 sport-utility vehicles in US
New York, Oct 14 (DPA) German luxury car giant BMW is moving production of yet another of its sport-utility vehicles to the US, the world's biggest market for luxury cars.

Thursday, October 14, 2010 1:29:16 AM

World holds its breath as Chile recovers its miners
Copiapo (Chile) 13 (DPA) Half of the Chilean miners trapped for nearly two months in a collapsed copper mine had been pulled to the surface by mid-day Wednesday as the world cried tears of joy at the dramatic reunions of the men with their families.

Wednesday, October 13, 2010 11:38:59 PM

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