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Mom's Facebook apology garners thousands 'likes'
New York, March 31 (IANS) Alabama resident Kyesha Smith Wood's apology through a public post on Facebook for her daughter and stepdaughter's bad behaviour at a movie theatre has garnered much appreciation from all quarters.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 3:48:03 PM

I'm not looking for a girlfriend: Justin Bieber
Los Angeles, March 31 (IANS) Justin Bieber's on-off relationship with pop star Selena Gomez ended last October and the singer is now focusing on improving himself rather than being with someone else.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 3:38:05 PM

Boko Haram weakened but still committing atrocities: UN envoy
United Nations, March 31 (IANS/WAM) Top UN officials have briefed the Security Council on the impact of Boko Haram in Nigeria and beyond, warning of the group's intensified violence and brutality.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 3:26:17 PM

Teens with breast lumps may not need biopsy
New York, March 31 (IANS) Breast cancer is rare in adolescents and an ultrasound examination might eliminate the need for biopsy in many teenage girls with breast lumps, suggests new research led by an Indian-origin scientist.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 2:54:06 PM

Ludacris, Chrissy Teigen to host 2015 BMA
Los Angeles, March 31 (IANS) Rapper Ludacris and model Chrissy Teigen will host the upcoming 2015 Billboard Music Awards (BMA).

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 2:54:04 PM

OPEC daily basket price dips
Vienna, March 31 (IANS/WAM) The basket of 12 crude oils of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) closed at $51.45 a barrel on Monday, compared to $52.93 last Friday, the organisation's secretariat said.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 2:54:03 PM

Kanye threatens to fire Kim's personal trainer
Los Angeles, March 31 (IANS) Rapper Kanye West has threatened to fire Kim Kardashian West's personal trainer who declared that there's no way his wife can lose 15 pounds.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 2:52:16 PM

An apple a day may also keep the pharmacist away
New York, March 31 (IANS) An apple a day will not only keep the doctor away but may also keep the pharmacist away! This is because apple eaters are likely to use fewer prescription medications, a new study says.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 2:50:04 PM

Google Glass prepares you for public speech
New York, March 31 (IANS) If you feel afraid of speaking in public, wear this "smart" glass that will give you real-time feedback on volume modulation and speaking rate, while being minimally distracting.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 2:46:16 PM

Urine is not sterile, says research
New York, March 31 (IANS) Debunking the common belief that normal urine is sterile, researchers have discovered bacteria in the urine of healthy females.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 2:46:15 PM

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