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Last updated: Tuesday, May 24, 2016 6:34:03 PM

Benfica striker gets Brazil call-up for Copa America
Rio de Janeiro, May 22 (IANS) Benfica striker Jonas has been called up by Brazil coach Dunga to replace the injured Ricardo Oliveira for next month's centenary edition of the Copa America.

Sunday, May 22, 2016 1:54:04 PM

Argentinos Juniors relegated to second division
Buenos Aires, May 22 (IANS) Argentine team Argentinos Juniors, where Diego Maradona kicked off his career, were relegated to the second division despite defeating Atletico Rafaela in their last match.

Sunday, May 22, 2016 1:44:04 PM

Calvin Harris injured in car accident
Los Angeles, May 22 (IANS) British DJ Calvin Harris is recovering after being injured in a car crash here, which has prompted him to cancel two gigs.

Sunday, May 22, 2016 12:58:04 PM

Eva Longoria ties the knot in Mexico
Los Angeles, May 22 (IANS) Actress Eva Longoria got married to her fiance Jose Antonio 'Pepe' Baston in a hush-hush ceremony in Mexico.

Sunday, May 22, 2016 12:56:03 PM

Bolivian transgenders allowed to change name, sex
La Paz, May 22 (IANS) Bolivian transgenders, over 18-years of age, can now change their name, gender and photo in all public and private documents after the gender identity legislation was signed into law.

Sunday, May 22, 2016 11:42:04 AM

App that turns smartphones into quake detectors
New York, May 22 (IANS) Researchers on Sunday released a Japanese version of an Android app that takes information from smartphones to detect earthquakes and eventually warn users of impending jolts from nearby quakes.

Sunday, May 22, 2016 10:52:04 AM

Top US commander completes secret Syria visit
Washington, May 22 (IANS) A top US commander completed a secret day-long trip to northern Syria where he met with local forces Washington is helping train to fight the Islamic State (IS) terror group, a media report said on Sunday.

Sunday, May 22, 2016 9:00:08 AM

Vietnam parliamentary elections starts
Hanoi, May 22 (IANS) Over 69 million voters across Vietnam on Sunday are casting their ballots in the parliamentary elections.

Sunday, May 22, 2016 8:36:04 AM

Kylie Jenner trying to make Tyga 'jealous'
Los Angeles, May 22 (IANS) Reality TV star Kylie Jenner is reportedly trying to make her former boyfriend and rapper Tyga jealous.

Sunday, May 22, 2016 8:02:21 AM

Teigen shares cute image of John Legend, daughter
New York, May 22 (IANS) Model Chrissy Teigen has shared an adorable photograph of her husband John Legend and their newborn daughter Luna.

Sunday, May 22, 2016 6:26:04 AM

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