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I love everything about Adele: Celine Dion
Los Angeles, Aug 22 (IANS) Canadian singer Celine Dion says she is in awe of Adele's voice and adds that she is her biggest fan.

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 3:41:44 PM

Miley Cyrus shares bed with pets
Los Angeles, Aug 22 (IANS) Teen sensation Miley Cyrus, who has five dogs - Happy, Lila, Ziggy, Mary Jane and Floyd - shares her bed with her pets.

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 3:01:00 PM

Adriano signs with Flamengo
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 22 (IANS) Former Brazil international striker Adriano has signed with Flamengo football club on a performance-based contract until the end of the year.

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 1:40:35 PM

Santos rejects Sao Paulo bid for Ganso
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 22 (IANS) Santos confirmed it had rejected a five-million-dollar offer from Sao Paulo for Brazil international midfielder Paulo Henrique Ganso.

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 1:38:15 PM

Nanomaterials contaminating soil, food crops?
Washington, Aug 22 (IANS) Man-made nanomaterials (MNMs), used in popular cosmetic products such as shampoos, gels, hair dyes and sunscreens, may also be contaminating the quality and yield of food crops, says a study.

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 12:38:35 PM

Mexico City marathon attracts 18,000 runners
Mexico City, Aug 22 (IANS) The organisers of the 30th Mexico City International Marathon expect about 18,000 runners to participate in the race Sep 2.

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 12:27:25 PM

Social rejection can spur inventiveness
Washington, Aug 22 (IANS) Social rejection can spur inventiveness, rather than a feeling of hurt, particularly among those with a strong sense of independence or self esteem, suggests a Johns Hopkins's study.

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 12:20:15 PM

Research now explains the good times
Washington, Aug 22 (IANS) Ever wondered why time sometimes seems to fly, and sometimes drags on endlessly? There are times when even with positive feelings of contentment or serenity, time might hang heavy -- and psychologists have been trying to seek answers to this very riddle.

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 12:06:45 PM

Curiosity wiggles wheels ahead of first drive on Mars
Los Angeles, Aug 22 (IANS) Curiosity rover has wiggled its four corner wheels to prepare for its first drive on Mars, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California announced.

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 11:30:55 AM

Cuba sends former top officials to jail for corruption
Havana, Aug 22 (IANS/EFE) Three former deputy industry ministers were among 13 people sentenced to prison for "offenses associated with corruption", Cuban daily Granma said Tuesday.

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 10:58:55 AM

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