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Indian-origin person suspected of fraud in US
New York, Oct 8 (IANS) The police in East Hartford town, of Connecticut state, suspect a person of Indian-origin to be behind a variation of an Internal Revenue Service (IRS) scam, a media report said.

Thursday, October 08, 2015 5:28:03 PM

Bolt plans to retire after 2017 Worlds
New York, Oct 8 (IANS) Jamaican sprint icon Usain Bolt has reaffirmed his decision to make next summer's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro his last, also revealing that he plans to retire from the sport after the 2017 World Athletics Championships in London.

Thursday, October 08, 2015 5:14:03 PM

Marijuana, binge drinking lead to unprotected sex
New York, Oct 8 (IANS) Undergraduate college students are more likely to have unprotected sex on days they use marijuana or binge on alcohol than on days they don't, warns a study.

Thursday, October 08, 2015 4:20:03 PM

Jennifer Lopez to host American Music Awards
Los Angeles, Oct 8 (IANS) Singer Jennifer Lopez will be hosting and performing at the 2015 American Music Awards, which will take place here on November 22.

Thursday, October 08, 2015 4:14:04 PM

Getting closer to hydrogen-powered cars
New York, Oct 8 (IANS) Getting a step closer to making hydrogen a less expensive fuel for cars, scientists have upgraded an inexpensive catalyst that can release four times more hydrogen from water than in its original form.

Thursday, October 08, 2015 4:14:03 PM

Ronda Rousey blasts Justin Bieber for being rude
Los Angeles, Oct 8 (IANS) Mixed martial artist and actress Ronda Rousey has blasted singer Justin Bieber for being "really rude" to her younger sister Julie.

Thursday, October 08, 2015 4:10:03 PM

Simple treatment can extend banana's shelf life
New York, Oct 8 (IANS) A post harvest treatment with a natural lipid can extend the shelf life of bananas by up to two days, thus enhancing the fruit's marketability, new research has found.

Thursday, October 08, 2015 3:10:03 PM

Cuban migration to US skyrockets after bilateral thaw
Washington, Oct 8 (IANS/EFE) The number of Cubans migrating to the US has skyrocketed in the last few months following the re-establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries at the end of last year, according to the Pew Research Center.

Thursday, October 08, 2015 2:58:03 PM

Selena Gomez underwent chemotherapy for lupus
Los Angeles, Oct 8 (IANS) Singer Selena Gomez has shared that she underwent chemotherapy after she was diagnosed with lupus two years ago, explaining why she was on a break at that point of time.

Thursday, October 08, 2015 2:46:17 PM

Social anxiety behind excessive Facebook use?
New York, Oct 8 (IANS) The combination of social anxiety and the need for social assurance by feeling part of a group increases the risk for excessive and uncontrolled use of Facebook, a study reveals.

Thursday, October 08, 2015 2:44:04 PM

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