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Younger men with advanced prostate cancer survive less
Washington, May 22 (IANS) While younger men with prostate cancer face a low risk of dying early, those having its advanced forms do not live as long as older men with similar forms of the disease.

Friday, May 22, 2009 1:01:18 PM

Why are cell phones insulated from viral attacks?
Washington, May 22 (IANS) A major reason why mobile phones have been relatively free of virus attacks is that the market is widely split, unlike in computer software, where one firm controls a large chunk of the market, scientists point out.

Friday, May 22, 2009 12:53:43 PM

Canada not to lift arms embargo on Pakistan
Toronto, May 22 (IANS) Canada Thursday clarified it has no plans to lift its arms embargo on Pakistan, a day after the defence minister said the government was contemplating resuming military sales to Islamabad.

Friday, May 22, 2009 12:05:33 PM

Bob Dylan accused of plagiarism
New York, May 22 (IANS) The poem 'Little Buddy', which was considered to be singer Bob Dylan's original work, is apparently actually an old country song.

Friday, May 22, 2009 12:04:53 PM

Sean Penn calls off divorce
Los Angeles, May 22 (IANS) Hollywood actor Sean Penn has called off his divorce from wife Robin Wright less than a month after he filed for the legal separation from her citing irreconcilable differences.

Friday, May 22, 2009 11:59:25 AM

Tom Cruise wants to try Broadway
Los Angeles, May 22 (IANS) Hollywood actor Tom Cruise is set to follow in his wife's footsteps, as he is considering a stint on Broadway.

Friday, May 22, 2009 11:59:13 AM

Victoria Crater unveils Mars' wild, windy and wet past
Washington, May 22 (IANS) A two-year exploration of Victoria Crater on Mars by the rover Opportunity has thrown up more evidence of the red planet's wild, windy and wet past.

Friday, May 22, 2009 11:49:34 AM

Lindsay Lohan back with Samantha Ronson?
Los Angeles, May 22 (IANS) Singer-actress Lindsay Lohan and her ex-girlfriend Samantha Ronson were spotted here, going for sushi together.

Friday, May 22, 2009 11:32:07 AM

India crucial to defeating terrorist threat in Pakistan, says US
Washington, May 22 (IANS) Recognising India as 'an increasingly important strategic partner' of America, the top US military official has underlined the importance of India in accomplishing the goal to 'disrupt, dismantle, and defeat Al Qaeda and its extremist allies in Pakistan and Afghanistan.'

Friday, May 22, 2009 11:15:02 AM

Obama, Cheney cross swords over Guantanamo
Washington, May 22 (IANS) US President Barack Obama and former vice president Dick Cheney Thursday duelled over Obama's move to close down the controversial Guantanamo Bay military prison in Cuba, an issue that has drawn bipartisan criticism.

Friday, May 22, 2009 11:13:41 AM

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