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About 100 climate protesters detained for Copenhagen march
Copenhagen, Dec 13 (DPA) Danish police apprehended about 100 activists Sunday for holding an unauthorised protest in downtown Copenhagen against a United Nations' climate change conference.

Sunday, December 13, 2009 10:11:58 PM

Zellweger, Cooper hunt for love nest in LA
New York, Dec 13 (IANS) Hollywood couple Renee Zellweger and Bradley Cooper have been spotted house hunting together in Los Angeles.

Sunday, December 13, 2009 5:29:00 PM

Cuba, Venezuela sign joint projects worth over $3 bn
Havana, Dec 13 (RIA Novosti) Venezuela and Cuba have signed agreements on 285 joint projects totalling about $3.16 billion at the summit of a regional trade bloc in Havana.

Sunday, December 13, 2009 12:52:13 PM

Research yields tips on how to keep fit in 2010
Washington, Dec 13 (IANS) As the weather chills and the economy starts recovering, many wannabe exercisers hope to invest in themselves by becoming healthier in 2010.

Sunday, December 13, 2009 12:26:19 PM

Save Havana's architecture: Experts
Barcelona, Dec 13 (EFE) Cuban and Spanish architects in Barcelona have expressed the need to save both the colonial and modern architecture of Havana as they warned that several modernist buildings were being lost due to deterioration and unnecessary modifications.

Sunday, December 13, 2009 12:05:58 PM

India lose to Pakistan in Champions Challenge hockey semifinal
Salta (Argentina), Dec 13 (IANS) Pakistan crushed India's hopes of qualifying for the elite Champions Trophy hockey with an emphatic 6-3 victory in the semi-finals of the Champions Challenge here Saturday.

Sunday, December 13, 2009 11:51:07 AM

US forests can soak up 50 year-equivalent of CO2 emissions
Washington, Dec 13 (IANS) Forests and soils in the US could soak up additional quantities of carbon dioxide (CO2) and mitigate climate change, says a new estimate.

Sunday, December 13, 2009 9:25:07 AM

Moderate weight loss in obese improves cardiac function
Washington, Dec 13 (IANS) The obese who lost some weight by eating less and exercising more bettered their cardiovascular health, says a new study.

Sunday, December 13, 2009 8:25:28 AM

CIA cuts contract with Blackwater for US drones
Washington, Dec 13 (DPA) Employees of the controversial private security firm formerly known as Blackwater Worldwide will no longer participate in CIA missions in Afghanistan and Pakistan, the New York Times reported.

Sunday, December 13, 2009 3:22:31 AM

Kelly Osbourne is bored of Twitter
Los Angles, Dec 12 (IANS) Singer Kelly Osbourne is tired of hearing people talk about the social networking site Twitter all the time.

Saturday, December 12, 2009 11:00:46 PM

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