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Bipolar disorder more likely in children of older fathers
Washington, Sep 2 (IANS) Bipolar disorder is likely to be more common among children of older fathers, according to a study.

Tuesday, September 02, 2008 1:57:26 PM

Nadal matches his New York best with tough win over Querrey
New York, Sep 2 (DPA) Rafael Nadal lost the first set of his US Open as he held off an ace attack from American Sam Querrey to squeeze 6-2, 5-7, 7-6 (7-2), 6-3 into the quarter-finals.

Tuesday, September 02, 2008 1:29:50 PM

Obama widens lead over McCain after national convention: Polls
Washington, Sep 2 (Xinhua) US Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama has widened his lead over Republican hopeful John McCain in the recent two national polls.

Tuesday, September 02, 2008 1:28:04 PM

Hurricane Gustav relents, spares Louisiana the worst; 12 dead
Washington, Sep 2 (DPA) Hurricane Gustav, the monster storm that sent two million Gulf coast residents fleeing and wrote political history in the US, spared Louisiana and its empty city of jazz the horrors they had been bracing for, although it took 12 lives.

Tuesday, September 02, 2008 12:52:54 PM

Jindal at centre stage as Hurricane Gustav hits US Gulf coast
Washington, Sep 2 (IANS) As Hurricane Gustav bore down on the US Gulf coast Monday, lashing New Orleans with strong winds and heavy rain, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal was at the centre stage of operations that could make or mar his political future. And so far his handling of the situation has drawn praise.

Tuesday, September 02, 2008 12:51:13 PM

A teenage pregnancy and US presidential elections (News Analysis)
Chicago, Sep 2 (IANS) In this season thick with ideological intransigence, the news that the Republican Party's vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin's 17-year-old daughter is pregnant is symptomatic of how irresolvable the pregnancy-abortion-abstinence debate really is.

Tuesday, September 02, 2008 12:27:15 PM

Republicans to cut corporate tax to keep jobs in America
Washington, Sep 2 (IANS) Like the Democrats the Republicans too want to keep jobs in America, but instead of stopping tax breaks for companies that outsource they plan to do so by reducing corporate tax.

Tuesday, September 02, 2008 12:22:06 PM

Battle with Microsoft heats up as Google creates own web browser
New York, Sep 2 (DPA) Google Inc, creator of the world's most popular internet search engine, has developed its own web browser in a challenge to Microsoft Corp's dominant Internet Explorer.

Tuesday, September 02, 2008 11:53:54 AM

Palin's teen daughter's pregnancy stirs campaign flurry
Washington, Sep 2 (DPA) Until Friday, few had ever heard of Sarah Palin, the Republican governor of Alaska.

Tuesday, September 02, 2008 11:12:29 AM

Buying a green PC not as easy as you may think
Washington, Sep 2 (DPA) It's not easy being green - especially when it comes to computers.

Tuesday, September 02, 2008 11:02:18 AM

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