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Pekingese Wins Prestigious US Dog Show

Posted February 15th, 2012 at 2:10 am (UTC-5)
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A 4-year-old Pekingese named Malachy has won best in show at the Westminster Kennel Club canine competition in New York City. Malachy defeated six other dogs to take the top prize Tuesday night at the prestigious annual event for pure bred dogs, a year after finishing in second place. He is the fourth Pekingese to […]

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Russian TV to Air Wikileaks Talk Show

Posted January 25th, 2012 at 11:10 am (UTC-5)
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Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is hosting a new talk show that will air on a Russian state television channel. RT television announced Wednesday that it will begin broadcasting the talk show in mid-March. It says Assange is filming the program from the location of his house arrest in Britain, where he is fighting extradition to […]

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Detroit Auto Show Signals Renewed Industry

Posted January 9th, 2012 at 1:40 pm (UTC-5)
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The annual Detroit auto show kicked off on Monday with renewed optimism, as the industry emerges from one of the worst recessions in decades. The North American International Auto show in the U.S. auto capital, Detroit, Michigan opened to the press with more glitz, driven by rising auto sales. The event will open to the […]

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Contestant Wins $1 Million on Indian Game Show

Posted October 27th, 2011 at 6:40 am (UTC-5)
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A computer operator from an impoverished region of eastern India has become the first contestant to win the $1 million top prize on the Indian version of the television quiz show Who Wants to be a Millionaire? Sushil Kamar accomplished the feat during a taping of the popular show Tuesday, which is set to air […]

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Mandela Granddaughters to Star in Reality Show

Posted September 29th, 2011 at 12:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Three granddaughters of South Africa’s former president Nelson Mandela are planning to star in a television reality show about their family. The three young women appeared at a news conference in Johannesburg Thursday. They and the South African and American producers working with them say they hope a TV series will showcase the emerging middle […]

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Frankfurt Auto Show Opens

Posted September 13th, 2011 at 5:10 am (UTC-5)
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The biannual Frankfurt Motor Show highlights the latest in small cars when it is unveiled to the media Tuesday – two days before German Chancellor Angela Merkel opens the auto show to the public. Automakers are unveiling their latest offerings amid the uncertainty of the economic climate of the eurozone and the United States. Fuel […]

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Russia Unveils New Stealth Fighter at Moscow Air Show

Posted August 16th, 2011 at 9:25 pm (UTC-5)
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Russia is showing off its next generation stealth fighter for the first time at a highly publicized air show that opened Tuesday near Moscow. Russian air force commander-in-chief Alexander Zelin said the Sukhoi T-50 is expected to enter service in the next three or four years. The fighter has been touted as a rival to […]

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Paris Air Show Opens With New Jumbo Jets

Posted June 21st, 2011 at 5:50 am (UTC-5)
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Airbus and Boeing have opened the 49th Annual Paris Air Show with over $20 billion in orders for more than 200 aircraft. Airlines executives say they are interested in energy-efficient models at this year’s show. The mid-size passenger jets – the Airbus A-320 and the Boeing 737 – are receiving many inquiries. The two major […]

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