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Last updated: Monday, March 27, 2017 9:16:04 AM

'Peter Gunn' Star Lola Albright dies at 92
Los Angeles, March 25 (IANS) Actress Lola Albright, best known for her starring role in the late 1950s TV series "Peter Gunn", passed away at her home here. She was 92.

Saturday, March 25, 2017 12:46:04 PM

Nokia confirms US availability of its Android phones
New York, March 25 (IANS) Finnish tech firm Nokia, which made a comeback with three Android-based phones -- Nokia 6, Nokia 5, Nokia 3 at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) -- has confirmed that the handsets will be available in the US this year.

Saturday, March 25, 2017 12:38:04 PM

Argentina's win over Chile in World Cup qualifiers criticised by press
Buenos Aires, March 25 (IANS) While the Argentinean football team may have won a must-win game against Chile in the 2018 World Cup qualifiers, Argentina's press condemned them for winning "without football and without ideas."

Saturday, March 25, 2017 12:04:03 PM

River Plate's Alario replaces Higuain in Argentina squad
Buenos Aires, March 25 (IANS) Argentina coach Edgardo Bauza has called up River Plate forward Lucas Alario, Lanus midfielder Ivan Marcone and San Lorenzo defender Matias Caruzzo for the team's 2018 football World Cup qualifier against Bolivia in La Paz on Tuesday.

Saturday, March 25, 2017 11:54:03 AM

Caceres recalled to Paraguay squad for Brazil clash
Rio de Janeiro, March 25 (IANS) Paraguay coach Francisco Arce has called up veteran right-back Marcos Caceres for the team's 2018 football World Cup qualifier against Brazil on Tuesday.

Saturday, March 25, 2017 11:52:03 AM

Facebook to begin testing GIF button for comments
New York, March 25 (IANS) Social media giant Facebook will begin testing a GIF button that will allow users post GIFs from services like Giphy and Tenor as comments.

Saturday, March 25, 2017 11:26:04 AM

Democrats 'joyous' after Obamacare victory
Washington, March 25 (IANS) US Democrats were joyous after the House of Representatives cancelled a scheduled vote on President Donald Trump's bill to replace Obamacare, the media reported.

Saturday, March 25, 2017 10:04:03 AM

N.Korea ready to conduct nuclear test: US
Washington, March 25 (IANS) Specific intelligence indicators have shown that North Korea is ready for its sixth underground nuclear test at any time, US officials said.

Saturday, March 25, 2017 9:38:05 AM

'Trump hotel represents no conflict of interest'
Washington, March 25 (IANS) A US agency has ruled that Trump International Hotel in Washington D.C., violates no statutes regarding conflicts of interest nor the terms of the government's lease of the historic building to the Trump Organization.

Saturday, March 25, 2017 9:28:05 AM

Tillerson to travel to Turkey, Brussels
Washington, March 25 (IANS) US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will travel to Turkey and then to the NATO headquarters in Brussels aiming to quell a controversy caused by the announcement that he would not attend a meeting of the alliance's foreign ministers.

Saturday, March 25, 2017 9:14:03 AM

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