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Messi scores hat trick, becomes all-time highest scorer in La Liga

Madrid, Nov 23 (IANS) FC Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi scored a hat trick in a 5-1 triumph against Sevilla at the Camp Nou Saturday, to become the all-time highest scorer in La Liga history. Messi scored his first goal of the match in the 21st minute, before netting again in the 72nd minute, for his 252nd goal, which eclipsed the earlier record of 251 goals set by former Athletic Club...

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'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt' series moves from NBC to Netfilx

Los Angeles, Nov 23 (IANS) Actress Tina Fey and Robert Carlock starrer comedy series Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt has been taken over by online streaming service Netflix from NBC. According to Deadline magazine, Netflix has bought the series and has ordered two seasons of the show. The show was initially to be aired on NBC, reports contactmusic.com.The first season and second season will ha...

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US and Turkey discuss possibility of regime change in Syria

Istanbul, Nov 23 (IANS) US Vice President Joe Biden met Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Istanbul Saturday and discussed the possibility of a transition of power in Syria. On Syria, we discussed ... not only to deny the Islamic State (IS) a safe haven and defeat them, but also (to) strengthen the Syrian opposition and ensure a transition away from the Assad regime, Biden said at...

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US condemns Kenya bus attack, terms it 'horrific'

Washington, Nov 23 (IANS) The US condemned in the strongest terms, the attack on a bus in Kenya that killed 28 people, terming it as horrific. The US extends its deepest condolences to the families and loved ones of the 28 individuals killed in the attack, Bernadette Meehan, spokesperson for White House's National Security Council, said in a statement, according to a Xinhua report.

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Heidi Montag wants to age gracefully

Los Angeles, Nov 23 (IANS) Singer Heidi Montag, who has undergone ten cosmetic procedures, says she wants to age gracefully. The 28-year-old singer discussed about her wish with Extra, reports contactmusic.com. The singer has had breast implants, a nose job and chin implant in one day in 2010. But she says she is over it. I'm just done with all of it. I'm going to age g...

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Bahrain sees 51.5 percent voter turnout in national elections

Manama, Nov 23 (IANS) Bahrain registered 51.5 percent turnout in the parliamentary and municipal elections Saturday, notwithstanding the opposition's call to boycott the elections. The turnout today was 51.5 percent compared to the 67.7 per cent in the 2010 elections, said Bahrain's Minister of Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowments, Shaikh Khalid bin Ali Al Khalifa, Xinhua reported.

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I was original: Aniston on Kardashian's nude picture

Los Angeles, Nov 23 (IANS) Shunning the hype around reality TV star Kim Kardashian's derriere picture, actress Jennifer Aniston says she bared her derriere way before Kardashian and it was original. Aniston posed nude for the cover of Rolling Stone magazine in March 1996. Speaking to Extra at the Hollywood premiere of Horrible Bosses 2 Thursday, Aniston bragged that her bare de...

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Davis Cup final: Switzerland nudges ahead with doubles win

Lille, Nov 23 (IANS/EFE) Superstar Swiss duo of Roger Federer and Stanislas Wawrinka put their country ahead in the Davis Cup final with a 6-3, 7-5, 6-4 victory over the French pair of Richard Gasquet and Julien Benneteau Saturday. Federer and Wawrinka who had won the gold medal in men's doubles tennis at the Beijing Olympics in 2008, served well and were solid at the net and on the retu...

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Former police official arrested over students' disappearance in Mexico

Mexico City, Nov 23 (IANS/EFE) A former deputy police chief and suspected member of the Guerreros Unidos (United Warriors) drug cartel, that allegedly, is involved in the disappearance of 43 students in Mexico earlier this year, has been arrested, official sources said. Cesar Nava Gonzalez, ex-deputy police chief of the town of Cocula, Guerrero went into hiding in Mexico City and later i...

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Iran to allow UN inspectors access to Marivan nuclear site

Tehran, Nov 23 (IANS) Iran decided to allow UN nuclear inspectors access to its Marivan nuclear site, Atomic Energy Organisation of Iran (AEOI) said Saturday. We are ready to provide a controlled access to the Marivan site to prove the peaceful nature of Iran's nuclear activity, said AEOI spokesman Behrouz Kamalvandi, Xinhua reported, citing the official IRNA news agency. The Mar...

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Kendall Jenner feels she is like Hannah Montana

Los Angeles, Nov 23 (IANS) Model Kendall Jenner, who is seen in a reality TV show Kourtney and Khloé Take The Hamptons, says she feels like Hannah Montana while juggling between fashion and TV. Hannah Montana, was a character in a Disney show with the same name. It was played by singer Miley Cyrus. In the show, Montana leads two life's -- one as a singer and second as a school girl.

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Iran nuclear issue: Kerry holds talks with Gulf foreign ministers

Vienna, Nov 23 (IANS) US Secretary of State John Kerry held talks with the foreign ministers of UAE, Kuwait, Qatar and Bahrain on the Iranian nuclear issue Saturday. Earlier, Kerry delayed his departure from Vienna in order to hold intensive negotiations with the Iranian foreign minster over the issue, Xinhua reported. Iran and the five permanent members of the UN Security Counci...

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Penelope Cruz joins Ben Stiller in 'Zoolander 2'

Los Angeles, Nov 23 (IANS) Actress Penelope Cruz is all set to star with actor Ben Stiller in the film Zoolander 2. According to Deadline magazine, details of Cruz's role in the sequel of Zoolander has not been disclosed, reports eonline.com. The Spanish actress will be joining the cast members Owen Wilson and Will Ferrell in the comedy that follows Derek Zoolander, the male mode...

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No general election in Pakistan before 2018: Nawaz Sharif

Islamabad, Nov 23 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said Saturday that a general election would not be held in the country before 2018. He thus rejected the demands by the opposition Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) for early elections, a Dawn online report said. The PTI has been holding countrywide demonstrations in protest of the government's alleged corruption and rigg...

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Bahrainis vote in first parliamentary elections since 2011 protests

Manama, Nov 23 (IANS) Bahrain held its parliamentary elections Saturday, the first since a failed protest against the monarchy in 2011. Bahrainis turned out to cast their ballots, in spite of the main opposition party of the country, Al Wefaq boycotting the elections, Xinhua reported. Opposition groups, led by the Al Wefaq had claimed that the Shiite majority in Bahrain is discri...

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28 killed in Kenya attack

Nairobi, Nov 22 (IANS) At least 28 people were killed Saturday in an attack on a bus in Kenya's Mandera county, authorities said. A group of over 100 armed men stopped the Nairobi-bound bus and ordered everyone out at around 5.30 a.m., Xinhua quoted Mandera Deputy County Commissioner Elvis Korir as saying. We were told that 100 armed men stopped the bus just after it left Arabia ...

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Over 900 killed by US-led strikes in Syria

Damascus, Nov 22 (IANS) The US-led anti-terror coalition has killed more than 900 people in its strikes inside Syria during the past 60 days, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Saturday. The casualties include 52 civilians,72 fighters of the Al Qaeda-linked Nusra Front and 758 fighters of the Islamic State militants, Xinhua reported citing the statement. The casualties ...

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ISL: FC Goa beat FC Pune City to jump to fourth spot

Margao, Nov 22 (IANS) FC Goa beat FC Pune City 2-0 in an Indian Super League (ISL) match at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here Saturday to storm into the top half of the table - into the fourth spot. Winger Romeo Fernandes got the opener for the winners in the 6th minute and substitute Miroslav Slepicka added another in stoppage time to seal the victory. It was the same margin by which Pu...

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World's tallest tower to come up in Hyderabad

Hyderabad, Nov 22 (IANS) The Telangana government Saturday decided to build the world's largest tower and other skyscrapers at 40 places around Hussain Sagar lake in the heart of Hyderabad. A meeting presided over by Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao decided to build the world's tallest tower in Sanjeevaiah Park abutting the picturesque lake. At the five-hour long review meetin...

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Former Portuguese PM Jose Socrates arrested

Lisbon, Nov 22 (IANS/EFE) Former Portuguese prime minister Jose Socrates has been arrested as part of investigation into the alleged tax fraud, money laundering and corruption. The former Socialist premier was arrested late Friday upon his arrival at the Lisbon airport from Paris, Portuguese media reported Saturday. The Attorney General's Office confirmed the arrest of Socrates a...

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