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Trayvon Martin's alleged shooter granted $150K bail

George Zimmerman accused in the shooting death of teenager Trayvon Martin can be released on $150,000 bail, a judge ruled at a hearing in Florida state court in Sanford, Friday.

Starbucks drops use of crushed bugs food dye

Did you know that the scarlet dye used chiefly for food coloring may be derived from crushed beetles? Yes, that’s right!!

Obama Calls For Market Crackdown To Combat Surging Oil Prices

As U.S. Presidential polls are looming closer Obama government is seen gambling with assorted strategies for wooing its citizens, who apparently are grappling with surging gasoline prices. The latest strategy comes in the form of proposed measures for oil market crackdown and fighting oil market manipulations.

Jim Yong Kim Named New World Bank Chief

Jim Yong Kim, the new chief of the World Bank says the best way to combat global poverty and create lucrative job opportunities for people is to focus on market based growth.

Strong earthquake rocks Western Mexico

A strong earthquake rocked Mexico’s western state of Michoacan Wednesday, the third major tremor in the Latin American country in less than a month.

Israeli Strike On Iran Isn't Going To Be A Cakewalk

According to a study conducted by British military journal, attacking Iran’s nuclear facility will be difficult for Israel because of its demographic profile.

US Navy jet crashes into apartment complex in Virginia

A U.S. jet, an F/A-18 Hornet from the Naval Air Station Oceana crashed into an apartment complex in Virginia Beach, Virginia, on Friday afternoon.

$10m bounty to convict Hafiz Saeed in court: US

The $ 10 million bounty on the head of Lashkar-e-Tayyiba founder Hafiz Saeed is a part of an intensified effort to nail the dreaded terrorist, the United States has clarified.

Suu Kyi's Landslide Victory Makes West Reconsider Sanctions

As Myanmar’s pro-democratic leader Aung San Suu Kyi witnesses sweeping success in the parliamentary by-elections, speculations beef up that the western nations might lift up the sanctions leveled against the nation during junta regime.

Russia Undecided Over Iran Nuke Talks

A meeting between the world powers and Iran is in the pipeline, though the date and venue of the meeting is still undecided; immediate negotiations are needed to address Tehran’s controversial nuclear issue, maintained Russia on Monday.