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UN chief calls for continuing North Korea nuclear talks
New York, Dec 13 (DPA) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Friday called for efforts to continue to verify the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula, despite another impasse reached this week in negotiations.

Saturday, December 13, 2008 1:19:06 AM

Illinois moves to remove Governor Blagojevich
Washington, Dec 13 (DPA) The top law enforcement officer in Illinois filed a motion Friday with the state's highest court to strip Governor Rod Blagojevich of his power following his arrest on corruption charges.

Saturday, December 13, 2008 12:59:30 AM

$50-bn fraud suspected on Wall Street
New York, Dec 12 (DPA) A leading Wall Street broker has been arrested on suspicion of conducting a $50-billion fraud, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday.

Friday, December 12, 2008 9:31:55 PM

Wall Street tumbles after auto bailout bill fails in Senate
New York, Dec 12 (Xinhua) Wall Street tumbled Friday morning after the auto bailout bill died in the US Senate, with the Dow and Standard & Poor's 500 dropping over two percent in the opening.

Friday, December 12, 2008 9:31:25 PM

Uncertain future for US car industry as bailout collapses
Washington, Dec 12 (DPA) A last-ditch effort to pass an emergency loan that would resuscitate the ailing US car industry fell apart late Thursday after negotiations collapsed in the Senate, causing a wave of financial gloom across world markets Friday.

Friday, December 12, 2008 6:43:57 PM

Limited funds for disaster relief in Latin America, Caribbean: UN
United Nations, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) The UN has said that there are inadequate funds to carry out disaster relief works in Latin America and the Caribbean where thousands of people have died in cyclones this year.

Friday, December 12, 2008 4:11:46 PM

Implantable device to trap and kill cancer cells
Washington, Dec 12 (IANS) The days of rampaging cancer cells might be numbered, thanks to an implantable device developed by a researcher.

Friday, December 12, 2008 3:50:02 PM

Disaster relief funds open floodgates of corruption in US
Washington, Dec 12 (IANS) The tonnes of money that flood disaster relief operations open the floodgates of corruption and self-aggrandisement.

Friday, December 12, 2008 3:38:30 PM

Virtual crash dummy to make driving much safer
Washington, Dec 12 (IANS) Automakers have been crashing test dummies to gain insight into how safety systems protect or fail to protect people during car accidents.

Friday, December 12, 2008 3:12:27 PM

Gene mutation helps protect heart from high-fat diet: Study
Washington, Dec 12 (Xinhua) Genetic mutation can help protect the human heart against effects of high-fat diet, US researchers have said.

Friday, December 12, 2008 1:46:32 PM

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