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Origin of Mumbai attack was Pakistan: US
Washington, Jan 7 (IANS) The US has reiterated that Nov 26 Mumbai terrorist attacks originated from Pakistan, but wants New Delhi and Islamabad to work together to bring those responsible to justice and prevent future attacks.

Wednesday, January 07, 2009 8:36:56 AM

Obama picks Sanjay Gupta as US surgeon general
Washington, Jan 7 (IANS) President-elect Barack Obama has offered the job of surgeon general of the United States to Dr. Sanjay Gupta, an Indian American neurosurgeon and health affairs correspondent for CNN and CBS, media reports said.

Wednesday, January 07, 2009 8:32:11 AM

Smoking mothers risk delivering aggressive babies
Toronto, Jan 7 (IANS) Pregnant women have now even more reasons to quit smoking.

Wednesday, January 07, 2009 8:05:31 AM

Canadian markets up 5 percent in New Year
Toronto, Jan 7 (IANS) There was more cheering news from the world's ninth largest economy Tuesday.

Wednesday, January 07, 2009 8:04:34 AM

Wall Street bolstered by Obama's stimulus plan
New York, Jan 7 (DPA) US stocks rallied Tuesday over speculation that president-elect Barack Obama's stimulus package will jump start the ailing US economy.

Wednesday, January 07, 2009 7:59:15 AM

Israeli attacks on schools 'unacceptable': UN chief
New York, Jan 7 (DPA) Israeli attacks on three schools run by the United Nations in the Gaza Strip in the last 24 hours, including one that killed more than 46 civilians Tuesday, were 'totally unacceptable and must not be repeated,' UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said.

Wednesday, January 07, 2009 6:18:51 AM

Chavez calls Israeli offensive in Gaza 'cowardly'
Caracas, Jan 7 (DPA) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has called the Israeli Army 'cowardly' for its offensive in the Gaza Strip, and said the people of Israel should protest the operation that has killed more than 580 people.

Wednesday, January 07, 2009 3:22:35 AM

Bush to host Obama, former presidents at White House lunch
Washington, Jan 7 (DPA) US President George W. Bush will host former presidents and his successor, Barack Obama, at the White House for a private meeting during lunch Wednesday, the White House said.

Wednesday, January 07, 2009 3:03:18 AM

US urges Russia, Ukraine to end gas dispute
Washington, Jan 7 (DPA) The US urged Russia and Ukraine Tuesday to end their dispute over natural gas supplies that has caused a sharp decline in shipments throughout Europe.

Wednesday, January 07, 2009 2:24:05 AM

Rice heading to UN for emergency meeting on Gaza
Washington, Jan 7 (DPA) US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is heading to New York Tuesday to attend an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council on the conflict in the Gaza Strip.

Wednesday, January 07, 2009 2:05:04 AM

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