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Florida Sikh shot while driving
Washington, Feb 26 (IANS) The US Department of Justice and police are investigating the shooting of a Sikh American while driving in Port Orange, Florida as a hate crime, according to media reports.

Tuesday, February 26, 2013 10:42:06 AM

Carlos Ponce, Ximena Duque say love affair is over
Miami, Feb 26 (IANS/EFE) Actor and TV host Carlos Ponce and Colombian actress Ximena Duque announced Monday that they're breaking up.

Tuesday, February 26, 2013 10:26:04 AM

Analysts predict Brazil will grow in 2013
Rio de Janeiro, Feb 26 (IANS/EFE) Economists at Brazil's leading banks predict that Latin America's largest economy will grow by 3.1 percent in 2013, according to the results from the central bank's latest weekly survey.

Tuesday, February 26, 2013 10:24:02 AM

Telefonica Brazil's profits rise
Sao Paulo, Feb 26 (IANS/EFE) Telefonica Brazil, a unit of Spanish telecom giant Telefonica, said Monday it posted net income of $2.22 billion in 2012, up 2.1 percent from the previous year.

Tuesday, February 26, 2013 9:54:06 AM

Rajat Gupta ordered to pay Goldman Sachs $6.2 mn
New York, Feb 26 (IANS) Rajat Gupta, the former Indian-American director of Goldman Sachs convicted of insider trading, has been ordered to pay the bank more than $6.2 million for legal expenses connected to his case.

Tuesday, February 26, 2013 9:12:02 AM

Apophis asteroid may strike Earth in 2068
Washington, Feb 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The 325-metre asteroid 99942 Apophis, that will safely fly by the Earth in 2029 and 2036, may strike the planet in 2068, says an article published on the NASA website.

Tuesday, February 26, 2013 8:30:04 AM

Scherzinger honoured by Harvard University
Los Angeles, Feb 26 (IANS) Pop singer Nicole Scherzinger has been honoured with artist of the year prize by Harvard University.

Tuesday, February 26, 2013 4:10:05 AM

Cowell wants Osbourne for Australian 'X-Factor'
Los Angeles, Feb 26 (IANS) Music mogul Simon Cowell is eager to rope in Sharon Osbourne and replace Melanie Brown on the Australian version of "The X Factor".

Tuesday, February 26, 2013 3:00:02 AM

Elvis Presley's personal notes up for grabs
Los Angeles, Feb 26 (IANS) A collection of personal notes and poetry written by rock 'n' roll legend Elvis Presley is set to go under the hammer.

Tuesday, February 26, 2013 3:00:02 AM

Akon sued for diving from stage
Los Angeles, Feb 26 (IANS) Akon has been hit with a lawsuit from a concert worker who alleges he was left physically disabled after the R&B singer jumped on him during a gig.

Tuesday, February 26, 2013 1:16:03 AM

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