|Brazil's economy grew in 2012
2/21/2013 12:28:00 AM
|Brasilia, Feb 21 (IANS) Brazil's economy grew 1.35 percent in 2012, well above the market forecast of 1 percent, estimated the country's central bank.|
|Fox News commentator suggests 'rape does not happen on college campuses'
2/21/2013 12:27:00 AM
Washington, Feb. 21 (ANI): Fox News commentator Bob Beckel stunned his own co-hosts after he suggested that rape does not happen on college campuses.
|US wholesale prices go up
2/21/2013 12:12:00 AM
|Washington, Feb 21 (IANS) US wholesale prices posted a slight monthly gain in January due to an increase of food prices, the Labor Department reported.|
|Republican says 'men can handle violence better than women'
2/20/2013 4:51:00 PM
Washington, Feb. 20 (ANI): Republican John 'Jimmy' Duncan Jr. has said he does not know if he will vote for a renewal of the Violence Against Women Act, a bill the congressman said has a nice name, and argued that men can handle violence better than women.
|China, US need to resolve cyber war to cooperate on numerous international security issues: report
2/20/2013 4:51:00 PM
Washington, Feb. 20 (ANI): The US has not gained much success in persuading Beijing to stop its hackers, even as American officials and security experts have long known that China is the main source of cyber attacks on the United States.
|US mom 'accused of cyber-bullying son' banned from posting about kids on FB
2/20/2013 3:45:00 PM
New York, Feb 20 (ANI): A US woman, who has been accused of cyber-bullying her ten-year-old son on Facebook by calling him an a-----e, has been banned from posting anything about her kids online.
|Victorian terraced houses up for grabs for just Pound 1
2/20/2013 3:37:00 PM
London, Feb. 20 (ANI): Houses in a failed regeneration zone are set to be sold for a ridiculous sum of one pound, even though they were bought for as much as 70,000 pounds under former Deputy Prime Minister John Prescott's regeneration Pathfinder scheme.
|Winning actresses more weepy at Oscars
2/20/2013 2:58:00 PM
|Washington, Feb 20 (IANS) Leading actresses who win Oscars are almost twice as weepy as the leading actors at the Academy Awards ceremony, says a study.|
|Cherly gets written apology from magazine
2/20/2013 2:04:00 PM
|Los Angeles, Feb 20 (IANS) A magazine has addressed a written apology to singer Cheryl Cole on its front page.|
|Leading Tea Party group shows GOP strategist Karl Rove in Nazi uniform in fundraising mail
2/20/2013 1:47:00 PM
Washington, Feb. 20 (ANI): A leasing Tea Party group portrayed leading Republican strategist Karl Rove as a Nazi in a fundraising email it sent on Tuesday.
|No one flirts with me: Paloma
2/20/2013 1:42:00 PM
|Los Angeles, Feb 20 (IANS) Singer Paloma Faith says she is very much single -- and ready to mingle.|
|Kim wants to eat only healthy
2/20/2013 1:38:00 PM
|Los Angeles, Feb 20 (IANS) Socialite Kim Kardashian, who will soon be mother, for the first time, says she wants to stick to a healthy diet.|
|WICB president says Windies showing clear signs of progress
2/20/2013 1:22:00 PM
|Gros Islet (St.Lucia), Feb 20 (IANS/CMC) West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) chief Julian Hunte believes the regional women's team victory over Australia in the super-six stage of the ICC Women's World Cup is proof of their development.|
|FBI probes Heinz acquisition deal
2/20/2013 11:46:00 AM
|New York, Feb 20 (IANS) The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has announced that it is looking into suspected insider trading of H.J. Heinz after an acquisition announcement made by Warren Buffett's Berkshire-Hathaway and Brazil's 3G Capital last week.|
|Automatic budget cuts threaten economy: Obama
2/20/2013 11:26:00 AM
|Washington, Feb 20 (IANS/EFE) President Barack Obama warned Tuesday of danger for the US economy if Congress doesn't act to stop the so-called budget sequester: a set of spending cuts set to take effect March 1.|
|Madeleine Albright calls drone strikes 'very effective' in wiping out terrorists
2/20/2013 11:18:00 AM
Washington, Feb. 20 (ANI): Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright has defended the US administration's use of lethal drone strikes, calling them 'very effective' in wiping out terrorists.
|Mexican president calls for unified police command
2/20/2013 10:32:00 AM
|Mexico City, Feb 20 (IANS/EFE) Officials will begin working on the legal framework for creating a unified police command in each of Mexico's states, an initiative that has the support of state governors, President Enrique Pena Nieto said.|
|Tejada fined for making obscene gesture
2/20/2013 10:20:00 AM
|Mexico City, Feb 20 (IANS/EFE) Toluca's Luis Carlos Tejada was fined $10,206 for making obscene gestures while celebrating a goal scored by his team during the seventh week of play in the Clausura 2013 tournament, the Mexican Soccer League's disciplinary committee said.|
|Indian-origin physicians to meet in Chicago
2/20/2013 9:42:00 AM
|Chicago, Feb 20 (IANS) Over 3,000 doctors are expected to attend the annual convention of the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI), the largest ethnic medical organization in the US, in Chicago May 23-27.|
|FBI urged to track hate crimes against Sikhs, Hindus
2/20/2013 12:50:00 AM
|Washington, Feb 20 (IANS) Several community organisations, including a South Asian coalition, have launched a signature drive to press lawmakers to ask the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to track hate crimes against Sikh, Hindu, and Arab Americans.|