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Low-dose aspirin may help new mothers cut preterm birth risk
New York, Jan 24 (IANS) Daily low-dose aspirin, from as early as the sixth week of pregnancy through the 36th week, may lower the risk of preterm birth among first-time mothers, suggest the results of a clinical trial which involved women from several low and middle-income countries, including India.
2020-01-24
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Renee Zellweger: Didn't try to emulate Judy Garland
Los Angeles, Jan 24 (IANS) Actress Renee Zellweger says singing for "Judy" wasnt easy, but she didnt have time to think about being judged.
2020-01-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Channing Tatum set to star in 'Bob The Musical'
Los Angeles, Jan 23 (IANS) Actor Channing Tatum will soon be seen in Walt Disney Studios' long-gestating musical comedy "Bob The Musical".
2020-01-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Kids born to moms with gestational diabetes at obesity risk
New York, Jan 23 (IANS) Researchers have found that when a mother experiences both gestational diabetes and preeclampsia, the child has a growth trajectory that leads to an increased risk of high childhood body mass index (BMI) over time.
2020-01-23
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
H1B workers' children in New Jersey eligible for affordable higher education tuition
New York, Jan 22 (IANS) Students living in New Jersey who are children of foreign workers on H1B visas will now qualify for the more affordable in-state tuition for higher education at the states public institutions.
2020-01-22
Category: International, United States,National
Pakistan's ability to back terrorists diminished: US report
New York, Jan 22 (IANS) Pakistan's capability to intervene militarily in Kashmir has been reduced and backing militancy would be a costly alternative for a diplomatically isolated Islamabad, according to a policy analysis prepared for US Congress.
2020-01-22
Category: International, United States,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
2 bn years old Australian meteor crater is oldest known: NASA
Washington, Jan 22 (IANS) Analysing the age of the Yarrabubba meteor crater in Australia, a NASA scientist has found it to be 2.229 billion years old, making it now the oldest crater currently known.
2020-01-22
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Shaw, Samson shine as India 'A' ease past NZ 'A'
Lincoln (New Zealand), Jan 22 (IANS) A day after replacing Shikhar Dhawan in the ODI squad, opener Prithvi Shaw starred with the bat as India 'A' won by five wickets against New Zealand 'A' in the first unofficial ODI on Wednesday.
2020-01-22
Category: International, United States,Sports,Cricket
US FDA approves first treatment for thyroid eye disease
New York, Jan 22 (IANS) The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first drug for the treatment of thyroid eye disease, a rare condition where the muscles and fatty tissues behind the eye become inflamed, causing the eyes to be pushed forward and bulge outwards.
2020-01-22
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
China, US should boost strategic communication: Ambassador
Washington, Jan 22 (IANS) China and the United States should strengthen strategic communication and look at each other rationally, Cui Tiankai, the Chinese ambassador to the United States, said.
2020-01-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
Trump impeachment trial presses rewind button to Clinton era
New York, Jan 21 (IANS) No mobile phones, not even on airplane mode, no chatting, the presence of big ticket legal teams and 100 Senators who can decide at any time to black out cameras, shoo away outsiders and debate behind closed doors long after midnight for six straight days a week -- US President Donald Trump's impeachment trial is playing the rewind button to a very different communications template in the time of always-on digital screens, beginning Tuesday in Washington DC.
2020-01-21
Category: International, United States,Politics
Marijuana linked to increased risk of heart problems
New York, Jan 21 (IANS) More than two million adults with heart conditions report that they have used or are currently using marijuana, according to a new study.
2020-01-21
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
IMF cuts India's growth rate to 4.8%, calls it 'negative surprise'
United Nations, Jan 20 (IANS) Calling it one of the "negative surprises", the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Monday sharply cut India's growth estimate for the current fiscal to 4.8 per cent, darkening the economic picture from the rosy 7.5 per cent made this time last year.
2020-01-20
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
Adulthood linked to lower amount of physical activity
New York, Jan 20 (IANS) Leaving school and getting a job both lead to a drop in the amount of physical activity, while becoming a mother is linked to increased weight gain, researchers have found.
2020-01-20
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Brad Pitt, Jennifer Aniston's backstage moment at SAG Awards
Los Angeles, Jan 20 (IANS) Hollywood star Brad Pitt and his former wife Jennifer Aniston were spotted reuniting backstage to celebrate his win at the Screen Actors Guild Awards (SAG).
2020-01-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Leonardo DiCaprio, Robert De Niro in Martin Scorsese's next
Los Angeles, Jan 20 (IANS) Hollywood stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Robert De Niro will star in filmmaker Hollywood maestro Martin Scorsese's upcoming film, "Killers Of The Flower Moon".
2020-01-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Charlize Theron's kids consider Oscar nomination 'waste of time'
Los Angeles, Jan 20 (IANS) Actress Charlize Theron's children are not hopeful when it comes to her chances of victory at the 2020 Oscars.
2020-01-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Less active babies have higher obesity risk: Study
New York, Jan 19 (IANS) Parents, please take note. Researchers have revealed that less active infants may accumulate more fat, which in turn may put them at risk for obesity later in life.
2020-01-19
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Steve Carell: Acting was never potential career choice
Los Angeles, Jan 19 (IANS) Actor Steve Carell says getting into acting was never a potential career choice, and "just something fun to do".
2020-01-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Zoe Kravitz shares why she agreed to play 'Catwoman'
Los Angeles, Jan 19 (IANS) Actress Zoe Kravitz said yes to the role of Catwoman because of the character's "really strong femininity."
2020-01-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
US Space Force mocked for camouflage uniforms
Washington, Jan 19 (IANS) The US Space Force has defended its newly unveiled camouflage uniforms after they were mocked on social media, the media reported.
2020-01-19
Category: International, United States,Politics
Justin Bieber 'asked to leave' exclusive gym
Los Angeles, Jan 19 (IANS) Pop singer Justin Bieber was reportedly asked to leave an exclusive gym because singer Taylor Swift wanted to train alone.
2020-01-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Taika Waititi: Scarlett Johansson has a goofy quality
Los Angeles, Jan 19 (IANS) Director Taika Waititi says Hollywood star Scarlett Johansson has a goofy quality, adding that he wants her to add that to her onscreen persona.
2020-01-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Faking emotions at work does more harm than good
New York, Jan 18 (IANS) The idea that someone can fake a positive attitude to elicit real-life benefits - often backfires when used with co-workers, a new study suggests.
2020-01-18
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Autopsy fails to find cause of Indian-American woman's death
Chicago, Jan 18 (IANS) An autopsy has failed to determine the cause of death of a missing Indian-American woman whose body was later found in the trunk of her car in Chicago, authorities said.
2020-01-18
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diaspora
Indian-American drives around the world for organ donation awareness
Washington, Jan 18 (IANS) An Indian-American entrepreneur drives around the world to spread awareness about organ donation, ever since he donated his own kidney to his brother in 2014, a media report said.
2020-01-18
Category: International, United States,Diaspora
Soybean oil diet may trigger genetic changes in brain
New York, Jan 17 (IANS) Widely consumed soybean oil not only leads to obesity and diabetes but may also affect neurological conditions like autism, Alzheimer's disease, anxiety and depression, report researchers from University of California Riverside, including one of Indian origin.
2020-01-17
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
John Cena says acting career not transition from wrestling
Los Angeles, Jan 17 (IANS) Wrestler-actor John Cena is not finished with wrestling despite his blossoming acting career.
2020-01-17
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Mariah Carey, Steve Miller joining songwriters Hall of Fame
New York, Jan 17 (IANS) Names like Mariah Carey, the Isley Brothers, Eurythmics, the Neptunes, Steve Miller, Rick Nowels and Motown great William "Mickey" Stevenson are among the 2020 inductees into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.
2020-01-17
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Reese Witherspoon gets another surprise delivery from Beyonce
Los Angeles, Jan 17 (IANS) Singer Beyonce Knowles has surprised actress Reese Witherspoon with another huge gift.
2020-01-17
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
US must be involved in Afghanistan after troops leave: Qureshi
Washington/Islamabad, Jan 17 (IANS) Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that US must remain engaged in Afghanistan's reconstruction even if it succeeds in withdrawing troops and ending its longest war, it was reported on Friday.
2020-01-17
Category: International, United States,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
PewDiePie posts last YouTube video before taking break
Los Angeles, Jan 16 (IANS) Swedish YouTube star PewDiePie has posted one last video before taking a well-earned break.
2020-01-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Air pollution from oil, gas production sites visible from space
New York, Jan 16 (IANS) Oil and gas production has doubled in some parts of the United States in the last two years, as researchers have seen a significant increase in the release of the lung-irritating air pollutant nitrogen dioxide and a more-than-doubling of the amount of gas flared into the atmosphere.
2020-01-16
Category: International, United States,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
Smoking hookah may increase heart attack, stroke risk
New York, Jan 16 (IANS) Researchers have found that tobacco smoke from a hookah caused blood to function abnormally and be more likely to clot and quickly form blood clots, which can increase the risk of heart attack or stroke.
2020-01-16
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Priyanka Chopra reveals why she wanted to date Nick Jonas
Los Angeles, Jan 16 (IANS) Indian actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas has revealed what moved her to date American pop singer Nick Jonas.
2020-01-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
US House formally sends chargesheet against Trump to Senate (3rd Ld)
New York, Jan 16 (IANS) Bearing the impeachment documents, the seven prosecutors appointed by the US House of Representatives marched ceremoniously across the nation's Capitol to the Senate and delivered the documents for the trial of President Donald Trump, ending weeks of a standoff between the Democrats and Republicans.
2020-01-16
Category: International, United States,Politics
Trump knew exactly what was going on: Giuliani aide
Washington, Jan 16 (IANS) An aide to Rudy Giuliani, Donald Trump's personal lawyer, has said that the US President "knew exactly what was going on" regarding efforts to pressure Ukraine into investigating Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and his son, it was reported on Thursday.
2020-01-16
Category: International, United States,Politics
Mark Ruffalo took five weeks off to gain 30 pounds
Los Angeles, Jan 16 (IANS) Actor Mark Ruffalo is playing twins in "I Know This Much Is True" for which he had to take five weeks off to gain 30 pounds.
2020-01-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Dwayne Johnson's father Rocky no more
Los Angeles, Jan 16 (IANS) WWE Hall of Fame and Hollywood star Dwayne Johnson's father Rocky "Soul Man" Johnson is no more. He was 75.
2020-01-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Sanders supports Cardi B's bid to enter politics
Los Angeles, Jan 16 (IANS) Rapper Cardi B's bid to make it as a politician has received backing from the US Senator Bernie Sanders.
2020-01-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Politics
Speaker Pelosi names 'prosecutors' for Trump's Senate trial
New York, Jan 15 (IANS) US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday appointed seven Democrats to act as prosecutors in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump in the Senate.
2020-01-15
Category: International, United States,Politics
Seven 'managers' for Trump impeachment trial named
Washington, Jan 15 (IANS) US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday unveiled the seven lawmakers who will prosecute the impeachment case against President Donald Trump in the Senate.
2020-01-15
Category: International, United States,Politics
US grant patents for Chinese firms saw fastest growth in 2019
Washington, Jan 15 (IANS) A report has shown that the total number of US grant patents for Chinese mainland companies increased by 34 per cent in 2019, the strongest growth among major economies.
2020-01-15
Category: International, United States,Technology
Why David Ramsey of 'Arrow' feels sorry for Batwoman
Los Angeles, Jan 15 (IANS) Actor David Ramsey, popular for his role as John Diggle (Spartan) in "Arrow", says he feels sorry for the team of "Batwoman", and does not envy them.
2020-01-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
DNA ancestry test results make Tia Mowry emotional
Los Angeles, Jan 15 (IANS) Actress Tia Mowry got emotional as she shared the DNA ancestry results that she took to learn more about her family history.
2020-01-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Billie Eilish on performing 'Bond' theme song: I'm still in shock
Los Angeles, Jan 15 (IANS) Pop star Billie Eilish is "still in shock" after landing the job of penning and recording the theme song for the new James Bond movie.
2020-01-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Can a woman be president? US networks headline gender clash at Dem debate
New York, Jan 15 (IANS) With no clear winners emerging from a swiftly shrinking Democratic field, Americas leading newspapers and television networks headlined their coverage of the Democratic debate in Iowa with the gender clash viewers saw on prime time television over a disputed remark on a womans electability to the White House.
2020-01-15
Category: International, United States,Politics
Scientists discover 7 billion year old stardust in meteorite
New York, Jan 14 (IANS) Scientists have discovered the oldest solid material ever found on Earth -- seven-billion-year-old stardust trapped inside a meteorite.
2020-01-14
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Joaquin Phoenix: Academy's encouragement helped sustain my career
Los Angeles, Jan 14 (IANS) Actor Joaquin Phoenix is overwhelmed that his film "Joker" is leading the Oscar nomination pack this year, and says that the Academys encouragement helped ignite and sustain his career.
2020-01-14
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
How parents can curb teenage drinking and driving
New York, Jan 14 (IANS) Binge drinking by teenagers in their senior year of high school can lead to dangerous behaviours later in life, including driving while impaired (DWI) and riding with an impaired driver (RWI), a new study suggests.
2020-01-14
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion