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Angelina Jolie suffers head injury
New York, May 30 (IANS) Hollywood superstar Angelina Jolie suffered a head injury here while shooting a stunt for her new movie 'Salt'.

Saturday, May 30, 2009 11:54:04 AM

Canadian currency in overdrive
Toronto, May 30 (IANS) The Canadian dollar is in overdrive. The loonie - as it is called - rose to 92 US cents Friday, raising fears about its adverse impact on the nation's economic recovery.

Saturday, May 30, 2009 11:53:57 AM

Britney Spears sued by photographer she ran over
Los Angeles, May 30 (IANS) Pop diva Britney Spears has been sued by a press photographer who was run over by her car in 2007.

Saturday, May 30, 2009 11:11:37 AM

Fear of rejection drives men, women to look attractive
Washington, May 30 (IANS) Fear of rejection over their appearance is what drives people to look attractive, confirms a new study.

Saturday, May 30, 2009 11:08:16 AM

Tamils rally against attack on Canadian mission
Toronto, May 30 (IANS) Hundreds of Tamils protested at the Sri Lankan consulate here Friday against the attack on the Canadian high commission in Colombo earlier this week.

Saturday, May 30, 2009 10:03:23 AM

General Motors prepares for historic bankruptcy
Washington, May 30 (DPA) The century-old US industrial icon General Motors is expected to declare bankruptcy Monday in what would be the most humiliating blow yet for the reeling US auto industry.

Saturday, May 30, 2009 10:03:07 AM

Bush poster pelted with shoes in Canada
Toronto, May 30 (IANS) Former US President George W. Bush, who appeared at a joint 'conversation' with former president Bill Clinton here Friday, was greeted with angry protests by hundreds of Canadians.

Saturday, May 30, 2009 9:55:34 AM

H1B restrictions would choke US of talent: Premji
Washington, May 30 (IANS) Wipro's executive chairman, Azim Premji has warned that a proposal to restrict hiring holders of H1B visas for skilled workers will choke America of talent coming in and could generate a trade war with countries such as India.

Saturday, May 30, 2009 9:05:52 AM

Citing Mumbai, Obama creates top job for cyber security
Washington, May 30 (IANS) Citing the use of GPS and internet phones in the Mumbai terror attack as 'the future face of war', President Barack Obama has created a cyber security czar to secure America's digital infrastructure.

Saturday, May 30, 2009 8:29:59 AM

Luxury yoga mats beat recession
New York, May 30 (IANS) In these times of recession, US consumers are shying away from luxury but one thing that continues to beat the trend is a mat for yoga, costing $100.

Saturday, May 30, 2009 8:10:53 AM

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