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New York synagogues bomb plotters get 25 years in prison
New York, June 30 (IANS) Three men convicted of plotting to blow up synagogues here and shoot down military planes were Wednesday sentenced to 25 years in prison, Xinhua reported.

Thursday, June 30, 2011 4:49:42 AM

US court urged to stop execution of Mexican man
El Paso (US), June 30 (IANS/EFE) Defence attorneys for a Mexican national sentenced to death in Texas have asked the US Supreme Court to grant a stay of his July 7 execution.

Thursday, June 30, 2011 4:47:56 AM

Penelope Cruz, Selena Gomez nominated for Imagen Awards
Los Angeles, June 30 (IANS/EFE) Penelope Cruz and Selena Gomez are among the nominees for the 26th Annual Imagen Awards, which honour 'positive portrayals' of Hispanics and Latino cultures in entertainment.

Thursday, June 30, 2011 4:45:45 AM

News Corp sells MySpace for $35 mn
Los Angeles, June 30 (IANS/EFE) Media conglomerate News Corporation has sold MySpace to online advertising network Specific Media in a deal valued at $35 million, the Los Angeles Times reported Wednesday.

Thursday, June 30, 2011 4:45:43 AM

US stocks gain for third day
New York, June 30 (IANS) US stocks extended gains for the third straight day Wednesday after the Greek parliament passed a five-year austerity plan, paving the way for a new round of bailout fund from the European Union and the International Monetary Fund, Xinhua reported.

Thursday, June 30, 2011 3:01:54 AM

West Indies 82/5 after Sharma strikes early (Lunch report)
Bridgetown (Barbados), June 29 (IANS) The West Indies were five for 82 and 119 runs behind India's first innings total at the end of first session on day two of the second cricket Test at the Kensington Oval here Wednesday.

Wednesday, June 29, 2011 10:39:59 PM

Johnny Depp to act in 'Carter Beats the Devil'
Los Angeles, June 29 (IANS) Actor Johnny Depp will reportedly play the lead role in Warner Bros adaptation of 2002 novel 'Carter Beats the Devil'.

Wednesday, June 29, 2011 10:29:38 PM

Lunch scoreboard: India vs. West Indies, Second Test, Day two
Bridgetown (Barbados), June 29 (IANS) Scoreboard at lunch on day two of the second cricket Test between India and the West Indies at the Kensington Oval here Wednesday:

Wednesday, June 29, 2011 10:05:18 PM

India rules out involvement in Afghanistan security
Washington, June 29 (IANS) India has made it clear to the US that it does not want to be involved in any security role in Afghanistan nor would it like to be engaged in a trilateral India-Pakistan-Afghanistan dialogue.

Wednesday, June 29, 2011 9:19:15 PM

US war on terror to cost $4.4 trillion: Report
Washington, June 29 (IANS) The US could end up spending nearly $4.4 trillion on the war on terror in Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan, new research says.

Wednesday, June 29, 2011 8:57:21 PM

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