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Last updated: Thursday, September 03, 2015 5:52:14 PM

US labor productivity growth revised up in Q2
Washington, Sep 2 (IANS) US labor productivity growth was revised up in the second quarter of this year, reflecting a rebound in the economic growth in the quarter.

Wednesday, September 02, 2015 9:46:14 PM

Obama has secured Iran n-deal in Congress
Washington, Sep 2 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has got enough votes in Congress to keep the Iran nuclear agreement alive, a media report said on Wednesday.

Wednesday, September 02, 2015 9:16:11 PM

Obama secures support from senators for Iran n-deal
Washington, Sep 2 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has secured enough support in the US Senate to ensure that the Iran nuclear deal will go into effect.

Wednesday, September 02, 2015 9:14:04 PM

Schweinsteiger heaps praise on United manager van Gaal
Frankfurt, Sep 2 (IANS) Manchester United's German midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger has praised his club manager Louis van Gaal saying the ambitious Dutchman wants to win every game and knows how to treat the team.

Wednesday, September 02, 2015 8:14:04 PM

US stocks open sharply higher after heavy sell-off
New York, Sep 2 (IANS) US stocks opened sharply higher on Wednesday following the previous day's steep decline as Wall Street was digesting mixed economic data.

Wednesday, September 02, 2015 8:08:04 PM

Uber rape: Indian woman withdraws US case
Washington, Sep 2 (IANS) An Indian woman executive who sued Uber after allegedly being raped by a driver for the cab-hailing service in India has voluntarily withdrawn her lawsuit, a media report said citing a court filing.

Wednesday, September 02, 2015 8:04:04 PM

Have learned to keep my mouth shut: Kyrgios
New York, Sep 2 (IANS) Controversial Australian tennis player Nick Kyrgios says he has learned to keep his mouth shut at times after the controversy surrounding his recent on-court comments.

Wednesday, September 02, 2015 5:42:13 PM

Union Carbide accountable for water pollution: Bhopal victims to US court
New York, Sep 2 (IANS) Lawyers representing communities living near the site of the Bhopal gas disaster, the world's worst industrial disaster, argued before the US Court of Appeals that Union Carbide Corp. (UCC) was responsible for water pollution from toxic chemicals that leached underground from the plant and continues to foul wells.

Wednesday, September 02, 2015 5:20:03 PM

Scott Eastwood to star in 'Overdrive'
Los Angeles, Sep 2 (IANS) Actor Scott Eastwood will star in "Overdrive", an action project which centres on two car thieves, brothers, who travel to the south of France for new opportunities and wind up in the crosshairs of the local crime boss.

Wednesday, September 02, 2015 5:12:09 PM

24 Afghan refugees found in sealed truck in Austria
Vienna, Sep 2 (IANS/EFE) Austrian police have found 24 Afghan refugees in a small truck, whose doors and windows were welded shut.

Wednesday, September 02, 2015 5:10:03 PM

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