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Obama to visit mosque in Baltimore, hold talks with Muslim community

News4u-News Desk- The White House announced that U.S. President Barack Obama is set to make his maiden visit during his presidency to an American mosque. According to the Washington Post, his visit is part of the administration’s push to ‘promote religious tolerance at a time when rhetoric linking Islam with terrorism is growing’. The President [...]

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`Effective` proton beam cancer therapy `causes fewer side effects`

News4u-News Desk- Proton beam therapy can attack brain cancer in kids while causing fewer side effects than conventional radiotherapy, according to a recent study. The study, led by Torunn Yock, Massachusetts General Hospital, Proton Center, Boston, and colleagues suggests that proton radiotherapy may not be as toxic to the rest of a child’s body as [...]

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U.S.: One killed, seven injured in shooting at Denver motorcycle show

News4u-News Desk- A person was killed and around seven were left injured after a shooting and a stabbing broke out at a motorcycle show in Denver. According to CNN, two rival motorcycle clubs were “possibly” involved in the violence at the Colorado Motorcycle Expo. A video taken after the shooting, showed police talking to groups [...]

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India eye clean sweep in T20 series against Australia

News4u-Sports Desk- With the third and final Twenty20 international between India and Australia set to be played in Sydney on Sunday, the guests will be aiming for a clean sweep against the hosts. With an un-assailable lead of 2-0 in the three match series, today’s dead rubber will be Australia’s last ditch attempt to save [...]

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Pak, Afghan intelligence officials to meet on Feb 4 to bridge trust deficit

News4u-News Desk- In a bid to bridge their trust chasm, intelligence agencies of Pakistan and Afghanistan have decided to hold talks on February 4. Dawn reported that the bilateral intelligence dialogue is being facilitated by the United States, while China will attend as an observer. Intelligence officials from the US and China will be visiting [...]

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Mastizaade (Movie Review)

News4u-Entertainment Desk- Sex addicts, Sunny Kele (Tusshar) and Aditya Chotia (Vir Das) cannot get ‘enough of it’. When the two of them fall for identical twins, Lily and Laila Lele, their lives become an adventure. Right away one should tell you that Mastizaade is the result of a fractured script. Word in the trade circles [...]

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Saala Khadoos (Movie Review)

News4u-Entertainment Desk- Adi Tomar (Madhavan) is bitter because his dream to win the boxing gold for India was thwarted by his devious coach Dev Khatri (Zakir) who spiked his gloves during an all-important match. So when he spots talent in a Chennai fisher-woman Madhi(Ritika Singh) he wants to see his dream fulfilled through his ward. [...]

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What affects our food choices?

News4u-News Desk- A team of psychologists has discovered what influences our food choices. Texas Christian University’s Dr. Sarah Hill’s research revealed that childhood socioeconomic status may influence people’s food choices as adults. The research finds that growing up poor promotes eating in the absence of hunger in adulthood, regardless of one’s adult socioeconomic status. According [...]

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UN hosted Syria peace talks begin in Geneva

News4u-News Desk-The United Nations hosted peace talks to end the Civil War in Syria opened in Geneva yesterday. UN envoy Staffan de Mistura met the Syrian government’s delegation. Key Syrian opposition group has said, it will join the talks. The Saudi-backed High Negotiations Committee had earlier, said it would only join, if Syrian government forces [...]