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Bangladesh urged to end violence against protesters
New York, May 3 (IANS) With new protests planned in the coming days, the Bangladesh government should ensure that security forces stop using excessive force against protesters, Human Rights Watch said Friday.

Friday, May 03, 2013 3:09:14 PM

GM profit falls
Chicago, May 3 (IANS) General Motors said its profit fell 13.8 percent in the first quarter of 2013 from last year's $1 billion.

Friday, May 03, 2013 1:17:22 PM

JLo, Chris Brown to perform at Billboard awards
Los Angeles, May 3 (IANS) Singers Jennifer Lopez, Chris Brown, Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne and Ed Sheeran will perform at the 2013 Billboard Music Awards, which will also see performances by a host of other artists.

Friday, May 03, 2013 12:51:11 PM

Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart's bedroom issues
Los Angeles, May 3 (IANS) Hollywood actor Robert Pattinson is reportedly finding it difficult to share a bedroom with his girlfriend, actress Kristen Stewart.

Friday, May 03, 2013 12:47:10 PM

Oprandi beats Kuznetsova in Portugal Open
Oeiras (Portugal), May 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian tennis player Svetlana Kuznetsova failed to reach the Portugal Open semifinals after suffering a straight-sets defeat to World No.53 Romina Oprandi.

Friday, May 03, 2013 12:41:16 PM

Brazilian stadiums to spur growth in high-speed Internet
Brasilia, May 3 (IANS/EFE) Brazil's communications minister said Thursday that the 12 stadiums to be used for the 2014 soccer World Cup will serve as springboards to greater high-speed Internet access nationwide.

Friday, May 03, 2013 12:41:15 PM

'Mud' artistically captivating, don't miss it (IANS Movie Review)
Film: "Mud"; Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Tye Sheridan, Jacob Lofland, Reese Witherspoon, Sam Shepard, Ray McKinnon, Sarah Paulson, Michael Shannon; Director: Jeff Nichols; Rating: ***

Friday, May 03, 2013 12:25:11 PM

Remittances to Mexico fall
Mexico City, May 3 (IANS/EFE) Remittances sent by Mexicans living abroad fell 14.7 percent to $1.78 billion in March, compared to the same month in 2012, the Bank of Mexico said Thursday.

Friday, May 03, 2013 12:25:10 PM

Corinthians' Pato eager for early goal against Boca
Rio de Janeiro, May 3 (IANS) Corinthians will need an early goal if they are to overturn a 0-1 deficit against Boca Juniors in their Copa Libertadores Round of 16 second leg May 15, said Brazilian football striker Alexandre Pato.

Friday, May 03, 2013 12:11:09 PM

Ronaldinho scores as Atletico beat Sao Paulo
Sao Paulo, May 3 (IANS) Ronaldinho struck with a first-half header to help his football club Atletico Mineiro defeat Sao Paulo 2-1 in their all-Brazilian Copa Libertadores Round of 16 first leg.

Friday, May 03, 2013 12:07:09 PM

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