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Carrie Underwood wants to adopt child
Los Angeles, Sep 27 (IANS) Singer Carrie Underwood is considering adopting a child with husband Mike Fisher, an ice hockey player.

Tuesday, September 27, 2011 2:41:51 PM

Coffee chases away depression in women
Washington, Sep 27 (IANS) Drinking coffee might help depressed women in chasing away their blues, a new study has found.

Tuesday, September 27, 2011 1:57:03 PM

Genetic parasites changed pregnancy in mammals
Washington, Sep 27 (IANS) How mammals reproduce today depends on a more than 100 million years old invasion of the mammalian genome by genetic parasites which radically changed the way mammals produce their young ones, new research suggests.

Tuesday, September 27, 2011 12:27:03 PM

Boys just want average build, not six-pack abs!
Toronto, Sep 27 (IANS) Male bodies with rippling muscles and abs are being increasingly glorified by the mass media. Does such objectification send youngsters running to gyms or fretting before mirrors? Not really.

Tuesday, September 27, 2011 10:25:56 AM

Cuba says it's ready for dialogue with US
Havana, Sep 27 (IANS/EFE) Cuba is ready to begin a 'respectful' political dialogue with the US without preconditions, a senior foreign ministry official said in an interview published Monday.

Tuesday, September 27, 2011 10:11:35 AM

High-tech drug submarine seized in Colombia
Bogota, Sep 27 (IANS/EFE) Colombian police seized a drug-smuggling submarine equipped with GPS navigation, external cameras and satellite telephones, authorities said Monday.

Tuesday, September 27, 2011 9:38:20 AM

US stocks rally after disastrous week
New York, Sep 27 (IANS) US stocks rallied Monday after the blue-chip Dow suffered its worst weekly decline in almost three years, as investors expected eurozone policy makers to take bolder steps to deal with the debt problems, Xinhua reported.

Tuesday, September 27, 2011 9:16:37 AM

Five die in Colombian bar attack
Bogota, Sep 27 (IANS/EFE) Five people were killed and six wounded when gunmen attacked a bar in the Caribbean coastal community of San Antero, Colombian authorities said Monday.

Tuesday, September 27, 2011 8:57:09 AM

US asks India to modify nuclear liability regime
New York, Sep 27 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Tuesday asked India to ensure that its nuclear liability regime conforms with the Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage.

Tuesday, September 27, 2011 8:36:15 AM

Berlusconi skips tax fraud hearing
Milan, Sep 26 (IANS/AKI) Silvio Berlusconi's tax fraud trial involving his media empire was adjourned Monday till Oct 5 after the Italian prime minister and several defence witnesses skipped the hearing.

Monday, September 26, 2011 10:34:11 PM

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