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Chile officials to be charged for botched tsunami alert
Santiago, Feb 11 (IANS/EFE) Eight people in Chile, including a former minister, would be charged with failing to issue a proper tsunami alert after a magnitude 8.8 earthquake hit the country in February 2010, killing at least 500 people.

Saturday, February 11, 2012 6:15:08 PM

Romario bats for footvolley to become Olympic sport
Rio de Janeiro, Feb 11 (IANS) Football legend and current Brazilian congressman Romario was named as the ambassador of footvolley by the Brazilian Confederation of Footvolley (CBFv).

Saturday, February 11, 2012 3:26:22 PM

Uzbek man admits plot to kill Obama
New York, Feb 11 (IANS) A 22-year-old Uzbek national has pleaded guilty in a federal court to plotting to kill US President Barack Obama.

Saturday, February 11, 2012 12:23:42 PM

CIA website hacked
Washington, Feb 11 (IANS) Hacker group Anonymous Friday night took down the website of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), media reports said Saturday.

Saturday, February 11, 2012 12:17:12 PM

Pentagon braces for budget cuts
Washington, Feb 11 (IANS) The US Defence Department is bracing for budget cuts set to be announced next week, Xinhua reported.

Saturday, February 11, 2012 8:30:54 AM

US stocks fall amid Greece uncertainties
New York, Feb 11 (IANS) US stocks closed lower Friday as uncertainties about the Greek debt crisis and poor economic data weighed the market.

Saturday, February 11, 2012 7:58:56 AM

US federal budget deficit drops to $27.4 bn
Washington, Feb 11 (IANS) The US federal government reported a budget deficit of $27.4 billion in January, the US Treasury Department said Friday.

Saturday, February 11, 2012 6:48:15 AM

Hudgens finds centipedes ''awful''
Los Angeles, Feb 11 (IANS) Actress Vanessa Hudgens says she freak out after seeing centipedes.

Saturday, February 11, 2012 6:35:06 AM

Venezuela Mars mission after 2030: Chavez
Mexico City, Feb 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez said Friday his country would be able to send a mission to Mars after 2030.

Saturday, February 11, 2012 6:28:37 AM

Kellan Lutz wants more ''Twilight'' film
Los Angeles, Feb 11 (IANS) American actor Kellan Lutz thinks "Breaking Dawn" may just be the beginning of a new chapter in "Twilight" saga and want more films from the franchise.

Saturday, February 11, 2012 5:32:25 AM

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