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He was the most controversial CEO of the search engine portal Yahoo and throughout the latest news coverage for many consecutive weeks he has been in the limelight of media debate. The latest news revealed that Scott Thompson has stepped down from his job as he could not explain the reasons behind his mistakes transparently to the board of directors of the company. His exit from the company was almost inevitable as the long drawn controversy regarding the false information that is surfaced in his resume. As the pressure was mounting on the board of directors regarding the removal of Thompson, his stepping down from the post was almost inevitable. According to latest news the decision came at the wake of the information regarding the inclusion of the investor Daniel Loeb in the board of the company and was long waiting for this opportune moment as he was reported to say for long that under the leadership of Scott Thompson the company is being mismanaged and not being able to find a proper growth path. He was reported to show a false qualification in his resume that actually started the whole controversy concerning his ability and in the subsequent process Scott Thompson could not prove the viability of the debated information regarding his bachelor degree.
Washington, May 18 (ANI): NASA's senior Mars rover Opportunity is investigating a rock intensely altered by water.
New York, May 18 (IANS/CMC) Three-time Olympic gold medallist and four-time World champion Veronica Campbell-Brown will lead about three dozen Caribbean athletes in the Adidas Grand Prix here next week.
Film: "The Great Gatsby"; Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Carey Mulligan, Tobey Maguire, Joel Edgerton, Amitabh Bachchan; Directed by: Baz Luhrmann; Rating***1/2
London, May 17 (ANI): The literary editions collected by an English teacher from Stirling were sold for a total of 226,000 pounds at an auction in Edinburgh.
Washington, May 17 (ANI): The Kepler space telescope - NASA's primary instrument for detecting planets beyond our solar system-had suffered a critical failure and could soon be shut down permanently, the agency's officials announced Wednesday, May 15.
London, May 17 (IANS/EFE) A first edition of legendary American writer F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby" sold for 1,875 pounds ($2,872), or nearly triple the opening price, at an auction in Edinburgh, Scotland.
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Even as India is less than a year away from being declared polio free, experts Thursday asked for cautious administration of vaccine to keep the virus in check.
Bangalore, May 16 (IANS) There is a strong possibility of records being re-written in the World 10K Bangalore to be run Sunday, according to Jurrie Van der Velden of Global Sports Communication (GSC), as he introduced the first lot of elite athletes here Thursday.
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) It was a "historic moment" for Amitabh Bachchan to be invited to open the prestigious Cannes International Film Festival with his "The Great Gatsby" co-star Leonardo DiCaprio. Big B made the experience more special by addressing the audience in his mother tongue Hindi.
London, May 16 (ANI): A model has claimed that he had an affair with Kourtney Kardashian while she was on a break from her partner Scott Disick and wants to get paternity tests done on her son Mason.
Rome, May 15 (IANS) Women's doubles sixth seeds of Sania Mirza and Bethanie Mattek-Sands reached the second round of the Rome Masters here.
Los Angeles, May 15 (IANS) Australian director Baz Luhrmann's "The Great Gasby" is only the latest in a series of screen adaptations of F. Scott Fitzgerald's book. From a silent version to, of course, the famous film starring Robert Redford and Mia Farrow, the novel has had several cinematic renditions.
Washington, May 15 (IANS) The much misunderstood Daisy Buchanan was a product of her times, says Carey Mulligan, who felt real empathy for her character of the wealthy debutante in "The Great Gatsby" set in 1920s America and also "very grand" with the elaborate clothes and jewellery.
London, May 15 (ANI): Leonardo DiCaprio and director Baz Luhrmann's latest venture together 'The Great Gatsby' will open the annual Cannes film festival.
Washington, May 14 (IANS) US police are looking for a 19-year-old man identified as a suspect in the Mother's Day parade shooting in New Orleans, the largest city in Indian-American Governor Bobby Jindal's state of Louisiana, that injured 19 people.
Melbourne, May 12 (IANS) The 2013 World Cup of Golf will return to the Royal Melbourne Golf Club here and will be played Nov 21-24.
Los Angeles, May 12 (IANS) Actress Carey Mulligan never aimed to play ''beautiful'' characters, such as the glamorous Daisy Buchanan in "The Great Gatsby".
New York, May 11 (ANI): A 14-year-old boy from Indiana, who was diagnosed with moderate to severe autism at the age of 2, has an IQ of 170, which is higher than Einstein's, and he is now on the road to winning a Nobel Prize.
Film: "Star Trek Into Darkness"; Cast: Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana, Karl Urban, John Cho, Benedict Cumberbatch, Alice Eve, Bruce Greenwood, Simon Pegg, Peter Weller, Anton Yelchin, and Leonard Nimoy; Director: JJ Abrams; Rating: *** 1/2
Washington, May 10 (ANI): Pierce Brosnan has been roped in for the role of a sexaholic in a new movie called 'How To Make Love Like An Englishman.'
Kuala Lumpur, May 7 (IANS) Thai star Thongchai Jaidee's fourth place finish at the CIMB Niaga Indonesian Masters golf over the weekend has propelled him to 59th position on the latest Official World Golf Ranking which puts him in line for a third appearance at the next month's US Open.
Melbourne, May 7 (ANI): Setting foot on Mars by the 2030s is the ultimate destination in our solar system for humanity, and a priority for NASA, the agency's chief has said in a conference of space experts at George Washington University.
Washington, May 6 (ANI): New York Police Department's surveillance of Muslims has been called unconstitutional.
Singapore, May 6 (IANS) Unheralded Daisuke Kataoka of Japan believes his first victory on the Asian Tour will come very soon after an outstanding showing at the Indonesian Masters over the weekend.
Jakarta, May 5 (IANS) Austrian Bernd Wiesberger sealed a dramatic win at the Indonesian Masters with a five-under-par 67 to defeat Ernie Els of South Africa by one shot Sunday.
Melbourne, May 5 (ANI): Kim Kardashian apparently wants her child to star in 'Keeping up with the Kardashians', despite beau Kanye West's disapproval.
London, May 5 (ANI): Helen Flanagan has fled to a Greek isle without boyfriend Scott Sinclair, it has been revealed.
Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan got emotional when he met his fans in New York during the premiere of his Hollywood movie "The Great Gatsby".
Melbourne, May 5 (ANI): Despite big challenges, man could be sent on a mission to Mars over the next 20 years, NASA and private sector experts have said.
London, May 4 (ANI): Helen Flanagan, who was voted the third sexiest woman in the world, currently has her mind on having a baby by Christmas.
Los Angeles, May 4 (IANS) Hollywood actor Bradley Cooper will reportedly star in Steven Spielberg's forthcoming film "American Sniper".
Los Angeles, May 4 (IANS) Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio says it was quite intimidating working in "The Great Gatsby", based on such a well loved novel by author F. Scott Fitzgerald.
Los Angeles, May 3 (IANS) Actress Isla Fisher says she easily put on weight to maker her character convincing in Baz Luhrmann's "The Great Gatsby".
Mumbai, May 2 (IANS) At the New York premiere of Hollywood film "The Great Gatsby", the noise went up for a moment and the US media was left wondering if Leonardo DiCaprio had come, but it was actually Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan. The crowd's cheers were overwhelming, says Big B.
London, May. 2 (ANI): Helen Flanagan has been named the UK's Sexiest Woman by FHM Magazine.
Washington, April 30 (ANI): Helen Flanagan has opened for the first time about claims that she has split from footballer Scott Sinclair, insisting that they "truly love each other".
Washington, April 30 (IANS) Citing the significant contributions of immigrants from India, a leading US think tank has suggested that America must roll out the welcome mat to high skill workers to remain competitive and innovative.
Kuala Lumpur, April 29 (IANS) India's S.S.P. Chowrasia believes he is getting closer to a first Asian Tour victory outside of his country after a strong showing at the Ballantine's championship in South Korea last week.
London, April 29 (ANI): Dame Helen Mirren was named the best actress at the Olivier Awards, for her stage role in 'The Audience.'
Mumbai, April 29 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who is making his international debut with Baz Luhrmann's "The Great Gatsby", feels it's "not worth" being part of the film's poster keeping in mind his blink-and-miss appearance. However, he cant's deny the order of the director.
Washington, April 28 (ANI): The secret to strengthening your immune system's ability to fight off illness might be right under your nose-or rather, in it, according to a University of Saskatchewan researcher.
Washington, Apr 26 (ANI): Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have developed a depth camera/projector system that enables people to create computer interfaces on everyday surface using hand gestures.
New Delhi, April 25 (ANI): Salman Khan, who has been indulging in a variety of sports in reel life, is now busy promoting his favourite brand 'Dixcy Scott' as an arm wrestler.
London, April 24 (ANI): Helen Flanagan has confided in her close friends that she has finally split up with millionaire soccer star Scott Sinclair.
Montego Bay (Jamaica), April 24 (IANS/CMC) World and Olympic 400m hurdles champion Melaine Walker has been confirmed for the 100m hurdles at the Jamaica International Invitational (JII) Meet May 4.
Sydney, April 23 (IANS) Sikhs in the Australian state of Queensland will be exempt from wearing a helmet while riding bicycles, it was announced Tuesday.
Melbourne, Apr. 23 (ANI): Australian Government have made some changes to compulsory bicycle helmet laws to exempt people who wear turbans for their religion.
Washington, April 23 (ANI): Microraptor, a small flying dinosaur was a complete hunter, able to swoop down and pickup fish as well as its previously known prey of birds and tree dwelling mammals, a University of Alberta led research has revealed.
Washington, April 22 (ANI): Kourtney Kardashian's boyfriend Scott Disick has revealed that the couple has to relieve their fights through the episodes and reruns of their reality show 'Keeping Up With the Kardashians'.
New York, Apr 21 (ANI): Celebrities often go under false names or what you would say stage names, rather that abiding by their original.
London, April 21 (IANS) Actress Isla Fisher says she and her co-star Carey Mulligan were so obsessed with the 1920s vintage dresses they wore for "The Great Gatsby" that they attempted to smuggle them out of the sets.
Washington, April 21 (ANI): Isla Fisher and her co-star Carey Mulligan were so obsessed with the 1920s vintage dresses, which they wore in 'The Great Gatsby' that they attempted to smuggle them off the set.
Melbourne, Apr 21 (ANI): Australian golf legend Greg Norman has praised Masters-winning golfer Adam Scott, saying that if Scott continues his form of the past two years then he has a legitimate shot to become the No.1 player in the world.
Washington, April 20 (ANI): Kim Kardashian, who took a stand against having a baby out of wedlock when her sister Kourtney got pregnant and decided not to marry Scott Disick, has apparently realized that there's more than one way to be a family.
London, Apr. 20 (ANI): Helen Flanagan, who appeared on 'Celebrity Juice' with Peter Andre, Tom Ellis and comedian Chris Ramsey, was locked in a dark box and made to guess what Keith Lemon was putting inside through a hole.
London, Apr 19 (ANI): Helen Flanagan showed off her side-boob and cleavage in a lace dress as she headed out to film 'Celebrity Juice'.
Sydney, Apr 18 (ANI): Australian golf ace Adam Scott, who won the recent US Masters at Augusta, has said that he is confident that World No.1 Tiger Woods will break golf legend Jack Nicklaus's 18 Majors record.
Sydney, Apr 18 (ANI): Adam Scott, who is Australia's new hero after capturing the green jacket at the US Masters, has said that he is 'incredibly satisfied' to be the only Australian to win at the tournament as he had focused all his energy towards being a being a major champion.
Washington, Apr. 18 (ANI): Kourtney Kardashian and her boyfriend Scott Disick, who have been dating since 2006, don't have any intention of tying the knot any time soon.
Sydney, Apr 18 (ANI): Australian golf ace Adam Scott, who had captured the green jacket at the recent US Masters, has disappointed countless female fans after he said that he is off the market as he already has a girlfriend.
Washington, April 18 (ANI): Carbon dating of a wooden beam from a Guatemalan temple has confirmed the end date of the Mayan Long Count calendar.
Seoul, April 17 (IANS) The region's top stars are set to light up the scene when the sixth edition of the Ballantine's Championship returns to the Blackstone Golf Club April 25-28.
London, April 17 (ANI): Bladder cancer patients over the age of 60 are less likely to receive treatments intended to cure their disease than younger patients according to the University of Sheffield (UK) scientists. Research published in the British Journal of Cancer shows older patients miss out on treatments such as radiotherapy or surgery to remove the bladder - however the difference cannot be fully explained by age.
Sydney, Apr 17 (ANI): Golf governing bodies are ready to approve a ban on 'anchoring' to outlaw long putters from 2016, with an announcement expected next week, even after Australia's Adam Scott won the recent US Masters at Augusta by employing the broom-handle version of the putter.
Augusta (US), April 15 (IANS) With the weight of an entire country on his shoulders, Adam Scott sunk a 12-foot birdie putt on the second playoff hole at the US Masters to end an agonising 77-year wait to win Australia's first green jacket.
Augusta (US), April 15 (IANS) Adam Scott became the first Australian golfer to win the US Masters by beating Angel Cabrera of Spain in the second hole of a sudden death playoff at the Augusta National.
Augusta (US), April 15 (IANS) Adam Scott sank a birdie on the second hole of a sudden-death playoff to win the US Masters becoming the first Australian to win the 77th version of the tournament at the Augusta National.
London, Apr.15 (ANI): Australian golfer Adam Scott has become the first from his country to wear the prestigious "Green Jacket" after defeating Argentine golfer Angel Cabrera in a play-off at the Augusta Masters.
Kuala Lumpur, April 15 (IANS) In lifting his sixth Asian Tour title, which made him the player with most victories from Chinese Taipei, Lin Wen-tang proved he was finally out of a mini slump and back to his best form.
London, Apr.14 (ANI): American rap mogul Jay-Z has reportedly certified himself as a baseball agent with the American Major League Baseball Players' Association.
New Delhi, April 13 (ANI): Millions of children, many of them street children, are leaving school even without learning basic literacy and numeracy skills.
Rome, April 13 (IANS/AKI) Hollywood director Ridley Scott has filmed a TV series "The Vatican" in Rome, starring Bruno Ganz as the fictional present-day Pope Sixtus VI.
Washington, April 12(ANI): One of the Mayan calendars, the Maya Long Count, is empirically calibrated to the modern European calendar, according to an international team of researchers.
Washington, April 10 (ANI): Rising temperatures will lead to a massive "greening," or increase in plant cover, in the Arctic, a new research has predicted.
Washington, April 9 (ANI): A researcher from the University of Alberta has discovered the most compelling evidence yet that two-legged dinosaurs could swim for long distances.
Film: "The Call"; Cast: Halle Berry, Morris Chestnut, Michael Elkund, David Otunga, Abigail Breslin and Evie Thompson; Director: Brad Anderson; Rating: ***
London, Apr 5 (ANI): Jane Austen's 'Pride and Prejudice' has topped a list of teachers' favourite books.
Melbourne, Apr. 5 (ANI): Vogue magazine is mired in a controversy after a male model and his pubic hair were featured on its cover.
London, Apr 5 (ANI): Ray Lane, who became Hewlett-Packard's chairman two years ago, is stepping down from the post.
Miami, April 4 (IANS/EFE) Spanish adventurer Alvaro de Marichalar arrived Wednesday in St. Augustine, Florida, after a 14-day solo journey on board his jet ski retracing the route explorer Juan Ponce de Leon took when he set sail and discovered Florida 500 years ago.
New York, April 3 (ANI): A Long Island woman is worried that a snake is on the loose inside her home and claims that it may have slithered out of the large bag of potpourri that she was told may contain items from India.
Washington, Apr. 3 (ANI): A new iPhone app from Playboy forgoes the seductive photos of beautiful women that the men's magazine is famous for in favour of lifestyle articles about travel, clothes, food, booze and more.
Sydney, Apr. 3 (ANI): Australia's federal opposition has joined media mogul Rupert Murdoch in labelling Julia Gillard government's language on foreign workers as 'racist'.
London, Apr 3 (ANI): Beyonce is covering 'Back To Black', one of Amy Winehouse's most iconic tracks, for the soundtrack to the forthcoming Hollywood remake of 'The Great Gatsby'.
Kochi, April 2 (ANI): Vice Admiral Scott H Swift, Commander of the Seventh Fleet of the United States Navy, arrived here today on a two day visit.
Washington, March 31 (IANS) Scientists have combined two new technologies to create a unique surveillance tool that could track and detect invasive aquatic species in water bodies of a region, says a study.
London, March 30 (ANI): Kourtney Kardashian has said that she is considering lending her womb to sister Khloe and her husband Lamar Odam.
London, March 30 (IANS) Scottish football club Celtic captain Scott Brown will be sidelined for up to six weeks after undergoing surgery on an abductor problem.
London, March 29 (ANI): Helen Flanagan, who is known for her curvaceous figure, has posed for a shoot to launch a new bowling venue in Manchester.
Auckland, March 28 (IANS) The cricketing world was Thursday abuzz with prayers and best wishes on Twitter for New Zealand batsman Jesse Ryder, who was assaulted outside a bar at Christchurch and is now in coma.
New York, Mar 28 (ANI): Kourtney Kardashian's alleged ex-fling, model Michael Girgenti, has claimed that he could be the real father of her 3-year-old son Mason Dash Disick and has demanded a DNA test.
Washington, Mar. 28 (ANI): Liquid smoke, black and green teas and coffee produced levels of cell DNA damage comparable to chemo drugs, a new study has found.
Washington, March 28 (IANS) A study has found that tea, coffee and liquid smoke flavouring can activate a gene associated with cancer.
Washington, Mar 27 (ANI): A well-known and current National Football League (NFL) player is strongly considering coming out in public as gay.
Washington, March 27 (ANI): Having more authority in the workplace comes with many rewards - including greater forms of job control and higher earnings - but the benefits are not evenly distributed for women and men, according to new research from the University of Toronto.
Los Angeles, March 26 (IANS) Despite Kobe Bryant scoring a game-high 36 points, the Lakers still lost to the Golden State Warriors 109-103.
London, Mar 25 (ANI): A charity organization has called for football administrators to help about 133 former players, including former Everton star Michael Branch, who are currently behind bars.
London, March 22 (ANI): An 18-year-old school girl, who posed as a goth boy called Scott for three-and-a-half years in order to have sex with another teenage girl, has been jailed for three years on Friday.
London, March 21 (IANS) Socialite and TV actress Kourtney Kardashian is upset because of boyfriend Scott Disick's comments on her post-pregnancy weight.
Washington, March 20 (ANI): Most running shoes feature a heavy cushioned heel, but a new research has revealed that these shoes may alter an adolescent runner's biomechanics (the forces exerted by muscles and gravity on the skeletal structure) and diminish performance.