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Charlie Sheen: winning or losing?

  March 8, 2011 – His mantra of “winning” has taken the Internet by storm, over 2 million people follow him on Twitter — but for Charlie Sheen, the obvious question is: has he...

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Bali's 'Eat Pray Love' sage now famous!

March 3, 2011 – Providence smiled on Balinese seer Ketut Liyer the day US tourist Elizabeth Gilbert came to visit — her memoir, “Eat, Pray, Love”, would make him richer than he ever dreamed....

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Ladies Gaga, Antebellum shine at Grammys

February 14, 2011  – US country trio Lady Antebellum emerged as surprise winners Sunday at the Grammys, taking five awards in a disappointing night for rapper Eminem at the music industry’s annual mega-bash. Canadian...

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HP hits tablet market with TouchPad

February 10, 2011 – US computer powerhouse Hewlett-Packard on Wednesday unveiled a TouchPad tablet computer as its entry in a booming market dominated by Apple’s iPad. HP senior vice president Jon Rubinstein, who was...

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Android tops iPhone in US: comScore

February 8, 2011 – Google’s Android surged past Apple’s iPhone last quarter and is closing in on the Blackberry as the most popular smartphone platform in the United States, market tracking firm comScore said...

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'Tsunami' of obesity worldwide: study

February 4, 2011 – A “tsunami of obesity” is unfurling across the world, resulting in a near-doubling of the numbers of dangerously overweight adults since 1980, doctors warned on Friday. More than half a...

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'King's Speech' gets new Oscars boost

January 31, 2011  – British historical drama “The King’s Speech” got yet another boost to its Oscars hopes Sunday, winning its second top prize in 24 hours at Hollywood’s latest awards ceremony. The movie...