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Last updated: Thursday, May 05, 2016 1:28:10 PM

Canadian stocks plunge over resources fall, growth concerns
Toronto, May 4 (IANS) Canada's main stock market in Toronto slid down to a two-week low on Tuesday as energy and mining stocks led massive losses for the resource-linked market over renewed concerns on global economic growth.

Wednesday, May 04, 2016 7:16:10 AM

Jane Fonda swam naked with Michael Jackson
Los Angeles, May 4 (IANS) Actress Jane Fonda shared that she swam naked with late legendary singer Michael Jackson.

Wednesday, May 04, 2016 6:56:03 AM

Harriet Tubman film in the works
Los Angeles, May 4 (IANS) A movie about iconic abolitionist Harriet Tubman is in development from "Homeland" director Seith Mann.

Wednesday, May 04, 2016 4:16:04 AM

Man hijacks Metrobus in US, fatally strikes pedestrian
Washington, May 4 (IANS) A pedestrian was killed on Tuesday here after a man injured a metrobus driver and hijacked the bus, local authority said.

Wednesday, May 04, 2016 3:46:03 AM

Kristen Stewart to direct short film
New York, May 4 (IANS) Actress Kristen Stewart is set to direct her first short film about power of women.

Wednesday, May 04, 2016 2:42:04 AM

Blac Chyna suspects 'jealous' friend behind burglary
Los Angeles, May 4 (IANS) Model Blac Chyna, whose home in Tarzana, California was robbed last weekend, reportedly believes that one of her "jealous" friends was behind the burglary.

Wednesday, May 04, 2016 1:36:10 AM

Olympic torch arrives in Brazil
Brasilia, May 4 (IANS) The Olympic torch has arrived in Brazil, marking the start of a 95-day journey that will end at Rio's Maracana stadium in August for the Olympic Games opening ceremony.

Wednesday, May 04, 2016 1:00:17 AM

Nissan's Kicks unveiled as official Rio Olympics automobile
Rio de Janeiro, May 3 (IANS) Japanese automaker Nissan presented the new Kicks crossover SUV in Rio de Janeiro as the official automobile of the 2016 Summer Olympics as part of an effort to boost sales in Latin America.

Tuesday, May 03, 2016 9:16:05 PM

Madonna dares to bare at Met Gala
New York, May 3 (IANS) Singer Madonna bared her chest and derriere in a racy ensemble which she donned at the 2016 Met Gala held here.

Tuesday, May 03, 2016 6:54:05 PM

Johnson & Johnson loses second ovarian cancer case, must pay $55mn
Washington, May 3 (IANS) Pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson has lost its second legal battle in a row over its talcum powder which allegedly causes cancer. The company must now pay $55 million to a woman who says she got ovarian cancer after using the product.

Tuesday, May 03, 2016 6:48:04 PM

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