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US government appeals court defeat on drilling moratorium
Washington, June 24 (DPA) The US government sought to keep its moratorium on offshore oil drilling in place, filing an appeal against an earlier court order to end the ban.

Thursday, June 24, 2010 10:04:47 AM

Bhopal, nuke liability bill are separate issues:Anand Sharma
Washington, June 24 (IANS) The 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy did not cast a shadow on the deliberations of the India-US CEOs Forum to enhance India-US business ties, according to Commerce and Industry Minister, Anand Sharma.

Thursday, June 24, 2010 8:51:49 AM

We are sorry, says Canada 25 years after Air India bombing
Toronto, June 24 (IANS) In a historic step on the 25th anniversary of the Air India bombing Wednesday, Canada formally accepted blame for the tragedy and apologised to the victim families.

Thursday, June 24, 2010 8:39:53 AM

12 killed in Spain train accident
Barcelona, June 24 (DPA) At least 12 pedestrians were killed in a train accident on the Spanish coast near Barcelona, rescue workers said early Thursday.

Thursday, June 24, 2010 8:03:24 AM

5.5-magnitude quake hits Canada
Ottawa, June 24 (IANS) An earthquake of magnitude 5.5 on the Richter scale struck the Ontario-Quebec border region in Canada Wednesday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.

Thursday, June 24, 2010 1:01:28 AM

Obama fires top Afghanistan commander McChrystal
Washington, June 24 (DPA) US President Barack Obama Wednesday removed Gen. Stanley McChrystal as the top NATO commander in Afghanistan over a magazine article that portrayed him as dismissive of senior US officials for their concerns about the ongoing war effort.

Thursday, June 24, 2010 12:02:16 AM

Top US commander in Afghanistan resigns
Washington, June 23 (DPA) US President Barack Obama Wednesday accepted the resignation of the top NATO commander in Afghanistan over a magazine article that portrayed him as dismissive of senior US officials for their concerns about the ongoing war effort.

Wednesday, June 23, 2010 11:31:53 PM

Obama fires top Afghanistan commander
Washington, June 23 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Wednesday fired General Stanley McChrystal, commander of the US forces in Afghanistan, for speaking against the administration's policies in the war-torn nation.

Wednesday, June 23, 2010 11:11:25 PM

Lohan denies rumours of nude photo shoot
Los Angeles, June 23 (IANS) Actress Lindsay Lohan slammed reports that she will bare all for a photo shoot for her new line of fashion handbags.

Wednesday, June 23, 2010 10:39:47 PM

Megan Fox wants to play lesbian superhero
Los Angeles, June 23 (IANS) Hollywood actress Megan Fox wants to play lesbian superhero Sarah Rainmaker from the comic book series 'Gen 13'.

Wednesday, June 23, 2010 10:33:59 PM

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