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Last updated: Thursday, September 18, 2014 4:42:07 PM

Obama urges Senate to take final step to train Syrian rebels
Washington, Sep 18 (IANS/EFE) US President Barack Obama has applauded the "important step" taken by the House of Representatives to approve an amendment that authorises the Pentagon to train and arm Syrian rebels fighting the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group and urged the Senate to complete the task with an immediate vote.

Thursday, September 18, 2014 2:30:04 PM

IS calls on 'lone wolves' to attack New York, Las Vegas
Washington, Sep 18 (IANS/EFE) Authorities in New York City and Las Vegas have beefed up security at major tourist sites after the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group issued online calls to "lone wolves" in the US to attack these cities with improvised weapons.

Thursday, September 18, 2014 2:28:05 PM

Fighting parents hurt children's emotional well-being
Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) Stop fighting at home owing to work stress, financial problems or a failing relationship if you want your kids to grow emotionally strong.

Thursday, September 18, 2014 2:24:03 PM

witch out and recharge battery in electric cars!
New York, Sep 18 (IANS) Imagine being able to switch out and recharge the batteries in electric cars just like you do in a flashlight?

Thursday, September 18, 2014 2:14:05 PM

Vaccine to prevent urinary tract infections on the cards
Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) An experimental vaccine, developed by US researchers, has been shown to prevent urinary tract infections associated with catheters, the tubes used in hospitals and other care facilities to drain urine from a patient's bladder.

Thursday, September 18, 2014 2:12:15 PM

OPEC daily basket price closes higher again
Vienna, Sep 18 (IANS/WAM) The basket of 12 crude oils of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) closed at $95.84 a barrel Wednesday, compared to $95.30 a barrel Tuesday, the OPEC Secretariat said.

Thursday, September 18, 2014 2:06:19 PM

Nick Cannon flaunted $2 million diamond encrusted shoes
Los Angeles, Sep 18 (IANS) Nick Cannon, host of "America's Got Talent", flaunted a pair of diamond encrusted shoes worth $2 million on the finale of season nine of the reality show.

Thursday, September 18, 2014 2:06:16 PM

Miley Cyrus shows off fake buttocks on Instagram
Los Angeles, Sep 18 (IANS) Singer Miley Cyrus, known for her crazy antics, has posted two racy videos showing off her enlarged prosthetic buttocks on Instagram.

Thursday, September 18, 2014 2:02:17 PM

Rio 2016 Olympic golf course in legal battle
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 18 (IANS) A local judge is set to decide the fate of Rio's 2016 Olympic golf course after a hearing failed to end an impasse over the site's development.

Thursday, September 18, 2014 1:40:05 PM

Avril, Chad heading for splitsville?
Los Angeles, Sep 18 (IANS) Singer Avril Lavigne's marriage to musician Chad Kroeger have reportedly hit a rough patch. However, the couple is still working to save their relationship.

Thursday, September 18, 2014 1:40:04 PM

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