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US sprinter Marion Jones released from prison
Washington, Sep 6(DPA) Disgraced US sprinter Marion Jones has finally been released from prison after completing a six-month term behind bars for lying to federal investigators over steroid use.

Saturday, September 06, 2008 5:49:11 AM

Resentment in Brazil as Lula calls Messi world's best
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 6 (DPA) Brazil goalkeeper Julio Cesar said Friday he was 'really annoyed' about the praise that Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva lavished on Argentine striker Lionel Messi.

Saturday, September 06, 2008 4:24:37 AM

Hanna sweeps over Haiti killing 140; more storms approach
Port-au-Prince/Washington, Sep 6 (DPA) About 140 people have died in Haiti as a result of tropical storm Hanna, officials said Friday, as it sped towards the southeastern US coast.

Saturday, September 06, 2008 2:52:28 AM

Paes fails to make it a double by losing men's doubles final
New York, Sep 6 (IANS) India's Leander Paes was denied the double of winning the two doubles titles when he and his Czech Republic partner Lukas Dloughy lost a pulsating men's doubles final to American twins Bob and Mike Bryan at Flushing Meadows here Friday.

Saturday, September 06, 2008 2:52:03 AM

Leander Paes and Lukas Dloughy lose in US Open doubles final
New York, Sep 6 (IANS) India's Leander Paes failed to add the men's doubles title to his Thursday's mixed doubles championship when he and and his Czech partner Lukas Dloughy lost the final against American twins Bob and Mike Bryan in two closely contested sets 6-7 (5-7) and 6-7 (10-12) at the Flushing Meadows here Friday.

Saturday, September 06, 2008 2:51:13 AM

Pakistan using US aid to prepare for war against India: Barack Obama
Washington, Sep 5 (IANS) Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama has advocated putting more pressure on Pakistan as he fears it is preparing for a war against India by using US military aid given to them for fighting terrorists.

Friday, September 05, 2008 10:32:35 PM

Microsoft India wins US award for corporate excellence
Washington, Sep 5 (IANS) Microsoft India and 10 other US companies have been selected for the Secretary of State's prestigious 2008 Award for Corporate Excellence (ACE).

Friday, September 05, 2008 7:28:02 PM

Two Indian American doctors charged with defrauding medical system
New York, Sep 5 (IANS) Two well-placed Indian American doctors - one in California, and the other in Florida - are facing charges related to Medicare and Medicaid fraud, as per newspaper reports.

Friday, September 05, 2008 6:59:33 PM

Indian American leads Clinton Foundation anti-malaria drive
New York, Sep 5 (IANS) Inder Singh, the Indian American director of the Clinton Foundation's Drug Access Programme, has come into the limelight for negotiating a landmark deal between the foundation's HIV/AIDS Initiative and four Indian as well as two Chinese firms to produce affordable malaria drugs for millions of sufferers in 70 countries of the world.

Friday, September 05, 2008 6:25:31 PM

Gorbachev to receive Liberty Medal for ending Cold War
New York, Sep 5 (RIA Novosti) Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev will receive Liberty Medal in 2008 for his role in ending the Cold War, the US National Constitution Center said.

Friday, September 05, 2008 5:30:21 PM

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