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Obama nominates ambassador to Myanmar
Washington, May 18 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Thursday nominated Derek Mitchell as the country''s first ambassador to Myanmar in 22 years.

Friday, May 18, 2012 4:43:58 AM

US senate confirms Obama''s Fed nominees
Washington, May 18 (IANS) The US senate Thursday confirmed two nominees of President Barack Obama to the Federal Reserve board.

Friday, May 18, 2012 4:40:28 AM

Wall Street extends loss
New York, May 18 (IANS) Wall Street extended losses Thursday, with the Dow Jones industrial average suffering its 11th loss in last 12 trading sessions, amid intensified fears about European banking systems.

Friday, May 18, 2012 4:17:28 AM

Facebook sets IPO price at $38
New York, May 18 (IANS) Facebook Thursday set the price for its initial public offering (IPO) at $38 per share.

Friday, May 18, 2012 4:07:39 AM

Lohan recruits home decorator
Los Angeles, May 18 (IANS) Actress Lindsay Lohan is redecorating her home and she''s televising the makeover on reality TV show "Million Dollar Decorator".

Friday, May 18, 2012 3:18:59 AM

US funding for Israeli air defence
Washington, May 18 (IANS) The US will give $70 million to help boost Israel''s air defence capabilities to thwart rocket attacks by Palestinian militants.

Friday, May 18, 2012 3:10:09 AM

Honda recalls over 52,600 vehicles in US
Washington, May 18 (IANS) Honda Motor Thursday announced it is recalling over 52,600 sedans from 2007 and 2008 models in the US over a defect in the vehicles.

Friday, May 18, 2012 2:42:59 AM

US extends Myanmar sanctions
Washington, May 18 (IANS) The US Thursday extended trade sanctions against Myanmar for another year.

Friday, May 18, 2012 1:44:59 AM

Knightley replaces Johansson in song film
New York, May 18 (IANS) Actress Keira Knightley has replaced actress Scarlett Johansson in director John Carney''s new movie "A Song Can Save Your Life".

Friday, May 18, 2012 12:41:29 AM

Cyrus'' teenage heartbreak
Los Angeles, May 18 (IANS) Singer actress Miley Cyrus says she was devastated after a break-up when she was 14 and didn''t think she would ever recover from her sorrow.

Friday, May 18, 2012 12:35:29 AM

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