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Burrell heads several CONCACAF committees
Miami, April 17 (IANS/CMC) Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) president Captain Horace Burrell will head a number of committees in the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association (CONCACAF), including the important Legal and Finance Group of Committees.

Wednesday, April 17, 2013 9:01:23 AM

Boston blast probe focuses on pressure cooker bombs
Washington, April 17 (IANS) Investigators looking for clues to the Boston Marathon bombings that killed three people and injured another 176 would try to reconstruct the bombs said to be made of pressure cookers filled with nails and ball bearings.

Wednesday, April 17, 2013 8:59:23 AM

US soldier jailed for selling secrets to fake Russian spy
Washington, April 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A US military policeman based in Alaska has been sentenced to 16 years in prison and given a dishonourable discharge for selling US military secrets to someone he thought was a Russian spy.

Wednesday, April 17, 2013 7:59:22 AM

Beyonce teams up for anti-hunger initiative
Los Angeles, April 17 (IANS) Pop superstar Beyonce Knowles as well as her mother Tina and sister Solange Knowles, have lent help for an anti-hunger initiative in their Texas hometown.

Wednesday, April 17, 2013 6:17:37 AM

Cruise to star in alien adventure 'Yukikaze'
Los Angeles, April 17 (IANS) Hollywood actor Tom Cruise is reportedly set to play the lead role in sci-fi movie "Yukikaze", an adaptation of a Japanese novel series by Chohel Kamayashi.

Wednesday, April 17, 2013 6:17:36 AM

Fergie will be amazing mother:
Los Angeles, April 17 (IANS) Singer-songwriter says his former Black Eyed Peas bandmate Fergie will be an amazing mother. He is proud of her for taking the leap from music to motherhood.

Wednesday, April 17, 2013 2:13:22 AM

Kanye asks Kim to cut on socialising
Los Angeles, April 17 (IANS) Rapper Kanye West has reportedly asked pregnant girlfriend Kim Kardashian to cut down on her socialising habits as it may affect her health.

Wednesday, April 17, 2013 2:13:21 AM

Alexa Chung prefers 1960's fashion
Los Angeles, April 17 (IANS) TV presenter Alexa Chung thinks the true golden age of style was the 1960s.

Wednesday, April 17, 2013 12:31:16 AM

Butler can't work in New York
Los Angeles, April 17 (IANS) Scottish actor Gerard Butler has revealed he spends more time at his Los Angeles home than at his New York pad because he is too easily distracted by the bright lights of The Big Apple.

Wednesday, April 17, 2013 12:31:15 AM

Neighbours mourn boy killed at Boston Marathon
Washington, April 16 (IANS) As authorities probed the Boston Marathon bombings that killed three people, including an eight-year-old boy, his father tried hard to cope with the tragedy in which his wife and daughter also suffered injuries.

Tuesday, April 16, 2013 11:31:17 PM

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