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Last updated: Sunday, April 26, 2015 9:22:10 PM

Ambrose hails Windies bowlers after tough grind
St. George's (Grenada), April 24 (IANS) The West Indies managed just six wickets on a gruelling third day of the second Test here as England prospered, but team bowling consultant Curtly Ambrose praised the bowlers for sticking to their plans on a difficult pitch.

Friday, April 24, 2015 4:18:04 PM

Karl Lagerfeld believes in working at 'high-speed'
Los Angeles, April 24 (IANS) Designer Karl Lagerfeld credits his success to his belief in living a "high-speed" professional life full of hard work.

Friday, April 24, 2015 4:14:07 PM

Women driving binge drinking surge in US
Washington, April 24 (IANS) Heavy drinking and binge drinking have gone up sharply in the US since 2005 due in large part to rising rates of drinking among women, says a study.

Friday, April 24, 2015 3:54:03 PM

A girlfriend, mom spar, boy films using selfie stick
New York, April 24 (IANS) In a bizarre and hilarious incident, a teenaged boy kept recording a violent scuffle between his mother and the girlfriend even as the women urged him to break up the brawl.

Friday, April 24, 2015 3:52:16 PM

Riots break out in US city over black man's custodial death
Washington, April 24 (IANS) Protests in Baltimore city of Maryland state over the death of an African American man due to injuries sustained while in police custody have resulted in arrests and clashes between police and demonstrators.

Friday, April 24, 2015 3:48:03 PM

Tom Cruise to star in 'Bob: The Musical'?
Los Angeles, April 24 (IANS) Actor Tom Cruise is in talks to star in the long-delayed "Bob: The Musical" movie.

Friday, April 24, 2015 3:30:02 PM

OPEC daily basket price closes over a dollar higher
Vienna, April 24 (IANS/WAM) The basket of 12 crude oils of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) closed at $59.14 a barrel on Thursday, compared to $58.09 on Wednesday, the organisation's secretariat said.

Friday, April 24, 2015 3:26:16 PM

Teenagers act more mature when mothers are present
New York, April 24 (IANS) Teenagers are less likely to indulge in risky behaviour such as jumping a traffic signal when moms are around, finds a study.

Friday, April 24, 2015 3:10:03 PM

US varsity set to ban Hindu religious symbol from campus
Washington, April 24 (IANS) The George Washington University is preparing to ban from its campus an important Hindu religious symbol - the swastika - because it resembles the Nazi symbol and may hurt the sensibilities of some students, a media report said Friday.

Friday, April 24, 2015 2:58:02 PM

'Pocket' sharks are world's rarest find
New York, April 24 (IANS) Ever heard of a five-inch-long shark? That's a very rare species discovered recently -- and if you ever spotted one, you'd only be the third person to ever do so.

Friday, April 24, 2015 2:50:04 PM

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