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David Cameron dons new scent
British Prime Minister David Cameron has taken to dousing himself in Issey Miyaki aftershave. ANI

Harry's 'late night chat mystery woman' revealed to be friend's girlfriend
The 'mystery woman' who was photographed chatting with Prince Harry in a nightclub's grotty stairwell this week has been found to be one of his old friends' girlfriend. ANI

TV station accidentally airs clip of meteorologist cursing on set
A meteorologist in US was caught on air ranting in abusive language and storming off the set, in a segment that was accidentally aired on a TV station in Colorado. ANI

David Cameron's 'best of British' gift to Obama actually 'made in China'
The ping-pong table presented to Barack Obama by David Cameron has turned out to be manufactured in China. ANI

Current stable Pakistan can reset ties with US: General Dempsey
The top US military officer has said Pakistan is now stable, after facing multiple challenges over last many years, and that Washington and Islamabad can now reset their bilateral relationship in a mutually beneficial way. ANI

Pak court remands bin Laden family
A court in Pakistan has remanded family members of Osama bin Laden, including his Yemeni wife, in judicial custody for nine days, their lawyer has said. ANI

Self-immolation of Tibetan monk sparks mass protest in China
Several hundred Tibetans gathered for the funeral of a farmer who self immolated in China, sparking a stand-off with police. ANI

Chelsy Davy 'finds new love in ex Prince Harry's friend'
Chelsy Davy is now reportedly dating art dealer Blaise Patrick, who happens to be an old friend of Prince Harry. ANI

FBI 'prepared to step in' if Scotland Yard fails to probe impropriety in Murdoch empire
The Federal Bureau of Investigation has told Scotland Yard in the UK that it is 'prepared to step in' if the Metropolitan Police fails to investigate the full extent of impropriety in Rupert Murdoch's media empire. ANI

16 workers sue Coca-Cola, calling firm 'cesspool of racial discrimination'
Sixteen Coca-Cola workers have filed a lawsuit against two of the company's five production plants in the US claiming they were forced to work in a 'cesspool of racial discrimination.' ANI

NATO military kit sold in Pak's black market
Stockpiles of NATO's military equipment intended for use against the Taliban are being sold on the black market in Pakistan. ANI

Two men thrown out of Santorum's rally for kissing
Two men were thrown out of US Presidential contender Rick Santorum's rally after they kissed each other. ANI

Al Qaeda makes several demands in exchange for releasing American hostage
Al Qaeda has issued its various demands in exchange for the release of an American hostage in a newly released video online. ANI

Senior Jew, Sikh leaders oppose UK 's gay marriage proposals
Sikh and Jew leaders have slammed the government proposals that allow same-sex couples to marry. ANI

Cash-strapped Brit couples 'indulging in more sex'
Couples facing financial crisis are getting over the recession by staying at home and spicing up their sex lives more than ever before, a new study has revealed. ANI

Ex Indian-origin Rutgers student declared guilty in webcam spying trial
Former Indian-origin Rutgers student Dharun Ravi has been slapped with a guilty verdict that could land him for years in prison and lead to his deportation for web-streaming his gay roommate's encounter who later committed suicide. ANI

US warns Iran would 'suffer consequences' for making 'gross misjudgment'
The United States has warned Iran that they would suffer the consequences if they make "a gross misjudgment" of American will on preventing a nuclear-armed Tehran. ANI

Cockroaches and other insects could be 'future food' of US
A New York chef is apparently endorsing hissing cockroaches and other insects as the food of the future. ANI

Indian origin girl named UK's top young scientist
An Indian origin student, Kirtana Vallabhaneni, beat 360 other entrants to be awarded UK's top young scientist at The Big Bang Fair at Birmingham's NEC on Friday. ANI

How Hitler planned to invade Hollywood
Historians have shed light on a secret Nazi compound - located in the tranquil Los Angeles hills between celebrity mansions and olive trees- from where Adolf Hitler looked forward to rule the world. ANI

Hitler's deputy Rudolph Hess' suicide note could be 'bogus'
A newly declassified report has revealed for the first time the bleak scene in which Hitler's former deputy Rudolph Hess reportedly killed himself in a Berlin prison and his alleged suicide note. ANI

'People yawning, developing goose bumps could be terrorist' says US Homeland Security
A US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) document aimed at raising awareness on how people can help combat terrorism, has warned that passengers yawning, developing goose bumps and appearing fidgety could all be potential terrorists. ANI

Indian origin student named UK's top young scientist
An Indian origin student, Kirtana Vallabhaneni, beat 360 other entrants to be awarded UK's top young scientist at The Big Bang Fair at Birmingham's NEC on Friday. ANI

Richard Branson 'asked Obama for spliff' at White House dinner
Richard Branson joked that at a recent White House state dinner, he asked Barack Obama if he could have a spliff, but quite obviously, the US President didn't have any. ANI

Wills-Kate to try for baby after heir's return from Falklands
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have reportedly been telling friends that after less than a year of marriage, they are now ready to start a family. ANI

Syria stresses resolve to deal "decisively" with 'terrorists' after twin suicide bombings
Syria's Interior Ministry has warned that it would not hesitate in dealing "decisively" with anyone, who compromises the security and stability of the country. ANI

North Korea to invite international observers to monitor satellite launch
North Korea has decided to invite foreign experts and journalists to monitor the launch of its new satellite next month. ANI

US upgrades defensive capabilities in Persian Gulf to counter Iran's Strait of Hormuz blockade threat'
The United States Navy is upgrading its defensive and offensive capabilities in the Persian Gulf to counter Iran's threat to block the world's most important oil shipping route Strait of Hormuz, an official has said. ANI

71 pc teens prefer high-paying career over dream job
Finding their dream job may have become a nightmare for most of the teenagers. ANI

Libya demands handover of Gaddafi's spy chief arrested in Mauritania
Libya has formally requested the handover of slain dictator Muammar Gaddafi's former intelligence chief Abdullah al-Senussi, who has been arrested in Mauritania. ANI

Obama enjoys pint in pub to celebrate St. Patrick's Day
President Barack Obama raised a pint of dark Irish brew at a well-known Irish pub on Saturday to observe St. Patrick's Day. ANI

India, Asian allies may face US sanctions for failing to reduce Iranian oil imports
The United States is likely to impose sanctions on India, and other Asian countries if they fail to meet the American demand to cut oil imports from Iran. ANI

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