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Last updated: Wednesday, May 27, 2015 4:24:04 PM

OPEC daily basket price closes lower
Vienna, May 26 (IANS/WAM) The basket of 12 crude oils of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) closed at $61.18 a barrel on Monday compared to $62.03 last Friday, the organisation's secretariat said.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 4:00:04 PM

Rose Byrne found moving to Los Angeles 'pretty hard'
Los Angeles, May 26 (IANS) Actress Rose Byrne says she found it "pretty hard" when she first moved here from Australia.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 3:26:18 PM

Behavioural training can prevent cannabis use: Study
Ottawa, May 26 (IANS) Brief behavioural training sessions can help prevent, reduce or delay cannabis use among some at-risk teenagers, new research says.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 3:22:17 PM

'I'd never invent an injury to avoid playing for Brazil'
Rio de Janeiro, May 26 (IANS) Russia's Zenit football squad forward Hulk has said that "I would never invent an injury" to avoid playing with the Brazilian national team, as some critics have suggested. He said he was sure he would soon figure once again in the planning of coach Carlos Caetano Bledorn Veri, known as Dunga.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 3:20:05 PM

Zappos, the company that believes in a world without bosses
San Francisco, May 26 (IANS/EFE) A world without bosses is possible, or at least that is the firm belief of companies like Zappos, the online shoes-and-more marketing firm that last April eliminated all managerial positions and handed over the reins of the business to its employees.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 3:20:03 PM

Jordin Sparks laughs off breast implant rumour
Los Angeles, May 26 (IANS) Singer Jordin Sparks has rubbished rumours that she has gone under the knife for breast enhancement.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 3:16:18 PM

Kim Kardashian gets new wardrobe
Los Angeles, May 26 (IANS) Reality TV star Kim Kardashian West found herself in tears when her husband Kanye West and a stylist he had hired had put some of her favourite outfits in a pile to be thrown away. But she was pacified soon enough with a new wardrobe.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 2:50:03 PM

Dwayne Johnson's 'Shazam' will release before 2019
Los Angeles, May 26 (IANS) Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has confirmed that the DC Comics adaptation "Shazam" will come earlier than was expected. The actor will play Black Adam, one of the villains in the movie.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 2:40:05 PM

Cary Fukunaga leaves Stephen King's 'It' adaptation
Los Angeles, May 26 (IANS) Cary Fukunaga, who came into limelight as a director after helming the first season of TV show "True Detective", has reportedly left the adaptation of author Stephen King's landmark novel "It".

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 2:38:03 PM

Johnny Depp could face 10-year jail term over his dogs
Los Angeles, May 26 (IANS) Actor Johnny Depp might face jail time for bringing his two dogs into Australia illegally.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 2:30:03 PM

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