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Obama targets Hispanic voters with Spanish campaign
Washington, July 24 (IANS) US Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama has launched an advertising campaign in Spanish with a radio spot titled 'Nuestro propio camino' (Our Own Road), which tries to establish parallels between his own personal story and that of many Latinos.

Thursday, July 24, 2008 10:10:24 AM

Space dreams dip low as NASA marks 50 years
Washington, July 24 (DPA) NASA is preparing to mark its 50th birthday in a somewhat sober mood, and even the official date for the legal creation of the space agency - July 29 - will take a back seat to larger celebrations planned for October.

Thursday, July 24, 2008 9:53:11 AM

India next target market for Jaguar Land Rover
London, July 24 (IANS) Jaguar Land Rover, now a Tata acquisition, is looking to expand to India, according to its chief executive David Smith.

Thursday, July 24, 2008 9:24:19 AM

Legendary US oil man turns to wind power
Washington, July 24 (DPA) T. Boone Pickens, the 80-year-old founder of one of the largest US oil exploration and production companies, is not your typical proponent of alternative energy solutions.

Thursday, July 24, 2008 7:39:03 AM

US stocks climb on strong technology, health earnings
New York, July 24 (DPA) Major US stock indices closed higher Wednesday on strong earnings reports from technology, health and pharmaceutical companies and expectations that a major housing bill would be approved by Congress.

Thursday, July 24, 2008 5:55:36 AM

Google to buy social news site Digg: Report
San Francisco, July 24 (DPA) Internet search leader Google has signed a letter of intent with Digg to purchase the social news site for around $200 million, the influential technology blog TechCrunch reported Tuesday.

Thursday, July 24, 2008 3:51:26 AM

Somalia calls for deployment of peacekeepers
New York, July 24 (DPA) Somalia called on the UN Security Council Wednesday to deploy an international peacekeeping force without delay in order to put an end to its 17-year-old civil war.

Thursday, July 24, 2008 2:14:25 AM

Bobby Jindal again denies running for vice-president
New York, July 23 (IANS) Bobby Jindal, Indian American governor of Louisiana, has reiterated that he does not want to be considered as the running mate for John McCain, scotching media speculation that the Republican presidential candidate was meeting him Wednesday to be able to decide the matter this week.

Wednesday, July 23, 2008 10:13:44 PM

The onus of n-deal now on Capitol Hill: US media
New York, July 23 (IANS) With New Delhi having done its part to salvage the nuclear deal, it is now the US Congress' turn to shake India's outstretched hand, major American newspapers said Wednesday while doubting whether Congress will be able to ratify the pact before the Bush administration bows out.

Wednesday, July 23, 2008 7:50:56 PM

Bush urged to ignore Jones's request for pardon
Washington, July 23 (Xinhua) The US Track And Field has urged President George W. Bush to ignore former player Marion Lois Jones's request to pardon her perjury sentence.

Wednesday, July 23, 2008 7:17:08 PM

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