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14 killed in Honduras bus crash

Tegucigalpa, Nov 1 (IANS) -- At least 14 people were killed and scores injured when a bus carrying them plunged into ...

Lindsay Lohan denies dating Tom Cruise

London, Nov 1 (IANS) -- Actress Lindsay Lohan has denied she's secretly dating actor Tom Cruise. The duo reportedly swapped numbers here ...

Three Iraqis arrested on terror charges in Switzerland

Geneva, Nov 1 (IANS) -- Swiss authorities Friday said they arrested three Iraqi nationals suspected of planning a terrorist attack in ...

Angelina Jolie goes blonde

By the Sea<DBL-QTS> with husband and actor Brad Pitt. Photographs surfaced Thursday of Jolie and Pitt on the set of "By the ...

Virgin Galactic’s spaceship crashes during test flight

Los Angeles, Nov 1 (IANS) -- A passenger rocket plane developed by Virgin Galactic's crashed Friday after suffering an "in-flight anomaly" ...

Katie Holmes has morning woes

Los Angeles, Nov 1 (IANS) -- Actress Katie Holmes is not a morning person -- and that's evident with the way ...

Two killed in Ukraine clashes

Kiev, Nov 1 (IANS) -- Fighting in eastern Ukraine killed at least two people and wounded five over the past 24 ...

IGL not to hike gas prices

New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) -- City gas distributor Indraprastha Gas Ltd (IGL) late Friday said it will not increase prices, ...

Investors are again turning to Bengal: Amit Mitra

New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) -- West Bengal Finance and Commerce Minister Amit Mitra Friday said investors were again turning to ...

Jadavpur referendum: Majority of arts students vote for VC’s removal

Kolkata, Oct 31 (IANS) -- A whopping 80 percent of students, belonging to the arts faculty of Jadavpur University, voted for ...

New human remains found at MH17 crash site: Dutch PM

The Hague, Oct 31 (IANS) -- The Dutch mission in Ukraine has recovered new human remains of victims of the MH17 ...

Italian ordered to pay 2,500 euros to charity over Ebola joke

Dublin, Oct 31 (IANS) -- An Italian man, arrested for making a joke about Ebola at Dublin airport, was ordered to ...

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Parents of six-year-old girl ‘horrified’ after botched vaccination exposes her to HIV

GORDON MCINTYRE VANCOUVER DESI A six-year-old girl is in danger of having contacted HIV after a routine vaccination went awry in Fort St. James earlier…
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11 held for digging women’s graves for ‘ghost marriages’

IANS/EFE Beijing – Chinese police have arrested 11 people for allegedly digging up dead women’s bodies from their graves to sell them for rituals known…
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‘Big Ears Teddy’ Twitter account posted Jian Ghomeshi abuse allegations six months ago

ISHMAEL N. DARO CANADA.COM In less than a week, Jian Ghomeshi has gone from one of the most well-known and beloved CBC personalities to an…
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Bank customer flees after snake found sleeping by ATM machine

CEN AGENCY A bank customer in India fled when he went to use a cashpoint machine and found a four-foot cobra coiled up in front…
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Dosanjh: Zehaf-Bibeau was a Terrorist! Period.

UJJAL DOSANJH VANCOUVER DESI The murders of two unarmed Canadian soldiers Patrice Vincent and Nathan Cirillo within a short 72 hour period by Jihadists/terrorists have…
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EVENT: Halloween Party the Stress Free Way

EVENT:  the only no cover Halloween party where costumes are optional and great food and beverages have been reduced to $5 and $6.  A party…
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Wedding Canopy Toran

Significance of Toran and Rangoli

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI  Hello! Last week, Indians across the globe celebrated a festival called Diwali.  Although the festival itself has no significance to weddings, there…
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BC Lions & Van Whitecaps Heading to Playoffs!

Spice Sports: B.C. Lions, Vancouver Whitecaps headed to playoffs

GOPI AND THE GORA FOR VANCOUVER DESI It was an awesome weekend for sports in B.C. The Canucks began a three-game home stand at Rogers…
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Parents of six-year-old girl ‘horrified’ after botched vaccination exposes her to HIV

GORDON MCINTYRE VANCOUVER DESI A six-year-old girl is in danger of having contacted HIV after a routine vaccination went awry in Fort St. James earlier…
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Have nuts, fruits to lower stroke risk

IANS New York – Eating diets rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes, nuts, seeds, poultry and fish combined with physical activity and keeping your…
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Pakistan detects 3 more polio cases, bringing total to 220 as world marks awareness day

MUNIR AHMED THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ISLAMABAD – The World Health Organization said Friday that three more polio cases have surfaced in Pakistan, bringing the number…
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Australian surgeons successfully transplant ‘dead’ heart

IANS Sydney – Australian surgeons said Friday that they have made a major breakthrough by making a dead heart beat again and successfully using it…
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Toddlers may show signs of autism at 18 months

IANS New York – Younger siblings of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) may show signs of the disorder by the time they are just…
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How omega-6 fatty acids lower bad cholesterol

IANS London – A study has detected a gene that affects blood cholesterol levels by generating a compound from omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids, called lipoxins…
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Dallas health workers who treated Ebola case banned from travel

IANS/EFE Austin (Texas) – The authorities in Dallas have ordered 75 health workers who attended a patient who died of the Ebola virus to not…
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Hair Loss

Heads up: Those trendy man buns can cause the loss of your precious hair (w/video)

NICK EAGLAND VANCOUVER DESI It’s a hairstyle being sported by cutting-edge, trendsetting men, but the man bun may be causing Vancouver’s hipsters to go bald….
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Parkinson’s disease progression may be reversed

IANS London – Certain drugs can help reverse the effects caused by Parkinson’s disease, a study on fruit flies shows. Mutations in a gene called…
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Facebook, Apple to finance female staff freezing their ovaries

IANS San Francisco – Apple and Facebook have added an extra incentive to women considering working at the tech giants by giving female employees the…
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