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Brazil tops deaths due to football violence
Rio de Janeiro, July 20 (DPA) Brazil, with 42 fans dead during ten years of football violence, tops the world's tragic list, according to a study.

Monday, July 20, 2009 11:49:13 AM

Swayze battles cancer, regains health
Los Angeles, July 20 (IANS) Actor Patrick Swayze seems to have regained his health, 18 months after being diagnosed with cancer.

Monday, July 20, 2009 11:21:07 AM

Honduras mediation talks end without agreement
San Jose, July 20 (Xinhua) Talks between the representatives of ousted Honduran president Manuel Zelaya and representatives of the post-coup regime ended without any agreement.

Monday, July 20, 2009 6:54:11 AM

'Angela's Ashes' author McCourt dies at 78
New York, July 20 (DPA) US author Frank McCourt, whose 1996 book 'Angela's Ashes' brought him world fame, died Sunday at age of 78, the New York Times reported.

Monday, July 20, 2009 5:22:59 AM

Most wanted US criminal held in Mexico
Mexico City, July 20 (DPA) Mexican police have arrested one of the ten most wanted criminals in the United States and US officials have asked for his extradition, Mexican judicial officials said Sunday.

Monday, July 20, 2009 3:10:48 AM

Vaas to retire from Test cricket
Colombo, July 19 (IANS) Sri Lankan fast bowler Chaminda Vaas will retire from Test cricket after the third match against Pakistan in Colombo starting Monday.

Sunday, July 19, 2009 6:39:50 PM

Somdev crashes out of Aptos challenger semis
Aptos (California), July 19 (IANS) Sixth-seeded Somdev Devvarman of India crashed out of the semi-final of the $75,000 Association of Tennis Professional (ATP) Challenger with a 2-6, 1-6 loss to Australian Davis Cupper Chris Guccione.

Sunday, July 19, 2009 6:27:27 PM

Carla Bruni-Sarkozy returns to stage for Mandela concert
New York, July 19 (DPA) Carla Bruni-Sarkozy returned to the stage for the first time since becoming France's first lady to honour former South African president Nelson Mandela.

Sunday, July 19, 2009 12:53:13 PM

Cameron Diaz believes guardian angels protect her
New York, July 19 (IANS) Hollywood actress Cameron Diaz has been convinced since childhood that her spirit is immortal and that she is protected by guardian angels who watch over her every step.

Sunday, July 19, 2009 11:44:14 AM

Enough of Bruno, says Cohen
New York, July 19 (IANS) Comedy star Sacha Baron Cohen says he will say goodbye to his Bruno character once he has finished promoting the movie.

Sunday, July 19, 2009 11:43:39 AM

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