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De Niro refuses to attend White House ceremony without kids
New York, Dec 6 (IANS) Robert De Niro refused to attend a ceremony in his honour at the White House unless all his five children were allowed to join him.

Sunday, December 06, 2009 1:12:56 PM

My daughter will be fine, says Billy Joel
New York, Dec 6 (IANS) Rocker Billy Joel has spoken out about his daughter Alexa Ray's condition following her hospitalization and said she will be alright.

Sunday, December 06, 2009 12:05:23 PM

Gunmen free 23 inmates at Mexican detention centre
Monterrey (Mexico), Dec 6 (EFE) A group of gunmen attacked a detention centre in the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon, freeing 23 inmates and killing two federal agents guarding the facility.

Sunday, December 06, 2009 11:31:17 AM

Canadian province premier on 'green mission' to India
Toronto, Dec 6 (IANS) Dalton McGuinty, premier of Canada's Ontario province, Saturday left for India on a week-long trade mission to sell green technology to the energy-starved country.

Sunday, December 06, 2009 9:23:45 AM

Morales poised for re-election in Bolivia
Buenos Aires/La Paz, Dec 6 (DPA) Four years after taking office, Evo Morales, Bolivia's first president of indigenous descent, is poised for re-election with a first-round majority.

Sunday, December 06, 2009 3:34:25 AM

Fourteen killed in Mexico clashes
Mexico City, Dec 6 (DPA) At least 14 people were killed in the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon in clashes between police and alleged members of the country's powerful criminal gangs, media reported Saturday.

Sunday, December 06, 2009 2:51:51 AM

Lindsay Lohan won't kiss a married man
Los Angeles, Dec 5 (IANS) Hollywood actress-singer Lindsay Lohan has rubbished rumours that she made out with Jessica Alba's husband Cash Warren at a club, insisting that she would never kiss a married man.

Saturday, December 05, 2009 11:23:17 PM

Supportive mothers ensure runaway teens' return
Washington, Dec 5 (IANS) Teen years can be tumultuous, when adolescents begin to flex their mental muscles, testing boundaries and turning to peers rather than parents for advice.

Saturday, December 05, 2009 5:21:12 PM

Cooling therapy protects brain after cardiac arrest
Washington, Dec 5 (IANS) Revival of the heart after it stops may save a patient's life, but it permanently damages the brain. Cooling the patient for some time is known to mitigate this harmful effect and improve survival, under a procedure known as therapeutic hypothermia.

Saturday, December 05, 2009 3:21:37 PM

Smart tags to keep blood bags in ideal condition
Toronto, Dec 5 (IANS) Have the blood supplies in a blood bank become too warm? Do they match the patient's blood group? In the future, these questions will be answered by intelligent radio nodes attached to blood bags.

Saturday, December 05, 2009 3:06:52 PM

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