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Obama looking for 'ambitious results' from India visit
Washington, June 8 (IANS) The United States says President Barack Obama is looking forward to 'ambitious results' from his India visit as he sees relations with India 'as one of the most consequential and indispensable.'

Tuesday, June 08, 2010 9:47:52 AM

Barbie to reunite with beau Ken in 'Toy Story 3'
Los Angeles, June 8 (IANS) They split officially in 2004 after 43 years of romance. Now, the uber glamorous Barbie and the handsome Ken will reconcile in the forthcoming 'Toy Story 3', the third instalment of the successful franchise.

Tuesday, June 08, 2010 9:23:05 AM

'US wanted to make sure Headley would talk'
Washington, June 8 (IANS) The United States says it took so much time to provide India access to Pakistani American David Headley to make sure that the key Mumbai terror attack plotter would be willing to talk.

Tuesday, June 08, 2010 9:08:44 AM

US rules out new probe in Bhopal gas leak tragedy
Washington, June 8 (IANS) The United States has ruled out reopening any new inquiry against Union Carbide after an Indian court's verdict in the 1984 Bhopal gas leak that killed over 3,000 people, hoping it would bring closure to the probe into the tragedy.

Tuesday, June 08, 2010 8:44:27 AM

17 Brazilian policemen arrested for murder
Sao Paulo, June 8 (IANS/EFE) Seventeen police officers from the Sao Paulo state police department in Brazil have been arrested on charges of murdering at least 23 people during April 17-26.

Tuesday, June 08, 2010 8:11:53 AM

Gates foundation marks $1.5 billion for mothers
Washington, June 8 (DPA) The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has said it would invest $1.5 billion in developing countries to support the health of pregnant mothers and their children and aid family planning and nutrition.

Tuesday, June 08, 2010 7:40:21 AM

Apple unveils new iPhone
San Francisco, June 8 (IANS) Apple Inc. has unveiled a latest model of the iPhone, thinner in size and which has new features including a front-facing camera.

Tuesday, June 08, 2010 7:07:04 AM

UN Security Council meets on Iran's nuclear issues
New York, June 8 (DPA) The UN Security Council held a closed-door meeting to discuss a revised draft resolution that its author, the US, designed to impose additional sanctions on Iran for its continued work on enriching uranium.

Tuesday, June 08, 2010 6:02:41 AM

Three killed in US natural gas line explosion
Washington, June 8 (IANS) At least three people were killed and six injured while 10 others went missing after a powerful explosion in a natural gas line in Texas state, media reports said.

Tuesday, June 08, 2010 5:10:23 AM

GaGa wins outstanding music artist award
Los Angeles, June 8 (IANS) Pop singer Lady Gaga has been awarded the outstanding music artiste at the 21st Annual Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) media awards.

Tuesday, June 08, 2010 4:02:20 AM

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