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California's first woman Attorney General Kamala Harris seeks re-election

California Attorney General Kamala D Harris announced on February 12 that she would be seeking re-election to the post. Harris, a Democrat, who has over $3 million to fight the election, filed her......

Likely Nobel prize winners for 2014

The IP & Science business of Thomson Reuters has announced its 2013 “Nobel-class” Citation Laureates on Wednesday, which names 28 researchers representing 22 distinct academic and......

Here's to a New Year without fear

Much as we journalists try, it is sometimes difficult to 'switch off' the personal from the professional, says Ritu Jha. Last year was a year of homicides; say my year-long notes. I am astonished......

US school shooting shocks the world

Shocked at the horrific shooting at a US elementary school that left 20 small children and six teachers dead, world leaders on Saturday said it was a "senseless and incomprehensible act of evil",......

California governor signs two pro-Sikh Bills

California Governor Edmund G Brown Jr has signed two bills to promote civil rights and religious freedom, following his remarks at the North American Punjabi Association's Peace and Unity rally at......

TCS to pay $30 mn to settle dispute in California

Tata Consultancy Services has agreed to pay $29.8 million (around Rs 158 crore) to settle a wage dispute in California with two of its former employees.The complaint was filed by non-US employees......

Indian companies involved in Ethiopia land grab

There is something in common between Karuturi Global, a pioneer worldwide in production of roses, Emami Biotech, a part of Kolkata-based Emami group, the conglomerate Shapoorji Pallonji, and......

Lonely Planet is betting big on India

Lonely Planet, the world's leading travel information provider, is betting big on India, which it sees as its fastest growing market, besides China.On the day the company announced the launch of 10......

Occupy Wall St: Who will meet protestors' demands?

Removing Occupy Wall Street protestors from New York's Zuccotti Park in a late night raid may have been easy enough. Clamping down on the global rage against various abuses of power will be......

Why do CMOs have a short shelf life?

It's no secret that the CMO position is perhaps the least secure job in top management, with a turnover rate that's faster than major league managers but slower than that among quick service......

Selena Gomez, Eliza Doolittle and Dora: A day out in Hollywood

Here's what your favourite Hollywood stars have been up to. Recording artist and entertainer Selena Gomez performs during a NFL football game between the Oakland Raiders and the Dallas Cowboys on......

Review: Moneyball is a winner

Shaikh Ayaz feels the good thing aboutMoneyball is that it doesn't play out like a sports film.Sometimes, it's best not to go by the book, but to turn convention on its head. That is what Billy......

Namesake gets rave reviews in US

Indian Stunner,' the headline in the New York Post reads, followed by a glowing review for Mira Nair's adaptation of Jhumpa Lahiri's bestseller The Namesake. Giving the film three and half stars......

Khan Kings conquer America

The biggest stars in Bollywood look like they're getting along really well.At the Sahara One Sangeet Awards 2005, held at the Oakland Arena in California on September 24, the superstar Khans were......

Ash is the mistress of spices!

Having put Jane Austen behind her, Gurinder Chadha has turned her attention to a contemporary writer, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, who has a significant following in North America and Britain.......

Explanation of Ryder Cup format

This week's Ryder Cup golf tournament between the United States and Europe will be played at Oakland Hills Country Club outside Detroit from Friday to Sunday.The teams are 12-a-side. A total of 28......

Tiger feels the pressure at Oakland Hills

Tiger Woods accepts he is under pressure to perform at this week's Ryder Cup.Woods, deposed as world number one by Vijay Singh two weeks ago, has failed to make an impact in the biennial team......

'India a key market to spread women's tennis'

The Women's Tennis Association, which has turned to Asia to grow its sport, is unclear how the International Tennis Premier League is going to pan out. “We are still learning about it, just......

Woods accepts responsibility for US Ryder Cup woes

Tiger Woods may be the greatest golfer of his generation but at the Ryder Cup he has been Joe Average and on Tuesday accepted responsibility for the dismal US showing for the past 15 years. During......

Ex NFL star Taylor charged for sex with minor

Former NFL great Lawrence Taylor was charged on Thursday with third-degree rape of a 16-year-old girl brought to him in a New York suburb by a pimp, and could face up to four years in prison.Taylor......
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Chavez gets 1st win, A's complete sweep of Astros

Josh Donaldson homered and doubled twice to back another solid start by Jesse Chavez, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Houston Astros 4-1 on... ...

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Thunder thwart Grizzlies' comeback bid

OKLAHOMA CITY: Kevin Durant scored 33 points to lead Oklahoma City Thunder to a 100-86 triumph over Memphis Grizzlies in game one of their NBA... ...

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A's score 3 in 9th, rally past Astros 4-3

Josh Reddick hit an RBI single that capped a three-run rally in the ninth inning, lifting the Oakland Athletics over the Houston Astros 4-3 on... ...

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A's come out swinging to beat Astros 11-3

Alberto Callaspo hit a three-run homer and the Oakland Athletics went deep four times to back Sonny Gray's strong pitching Friday night in an 11-3... ...

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