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Black Sabbath vocalist Dio dies

May 17, 2010 – Heavy metal purist Ronnie James Dio, a powerful voice of the groups Black Sabbath, Rainbow and Dio, died on Sunday, his wife announced on his website. He was 67. “Today...

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YouTube turns 5 with two billion videos daily

May 17, 2010 – YouTube on Sunday said that the number of videos watched daily at the website has broken the two-billion mark as the service begins celebrating its fifth birthday. “Thanks to you,...

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Sean Penn sentenced for scuffle with paps

May 13, 2010 – Oscar-winner Sean Penn was sentenced to three years probation and ordered to undergo anger management counselling Wednesday after pleading no contest to a charge arising from a confrontation with a...

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Going nuts on your diet

May 11, 2010 – Going nuts in your diet can be good for your health, according to a study published Monday, which showed that eating nuts helps to lower blood cholesterol levels. People who...

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Twitter bug zaps followers

May 11, 2010 – Twitter was bitten by a bug on Monday that caused users of the fast-growing micro-blogging service to temporarily lose the list of followers of their accounts. “We identified and resolved...

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Bollywood power couple back on screen

April 29, 2010 – Bollywood’s leading couple, Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai, are teaming up for their first film together in two years, hoping to harness the power of the Internet to make it...

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Hollywood sign saved by Hugh Hefner

April 27, 2010 – The iconic Hollywood sign overlooking Los Angeles has been saved from development after Playboy mogul Hugh Hefner stepped in with a 900,000-dollar donation, activists said on Monday. The fate of...

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iPad drawing interest as device for disabled

April 18, 2010 – Most people view the iPad as a slick multi-media entertainment platform, but Gregg Vanderheiden, a university professor, sees other potential uses for Apple’s new touchscreen device. “Say you have somebody...