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Oprah Winfrey hitting the road for self-empowerment tour

Oprah Winfrey hitting the road for self-empowerment tour

March 26 (UPI) -- The media mogul has launched an eight-city arena tour.
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Lady Gaga unveils Born This Way Foundation at Harvard

Lady Gaga unveils Born This Way Foundation at Harvard

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 1 (UPI) -- Lady Gaga introduced her Born This Way Foundation, the non-profit she created to empower youth and inspire creativity, at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass.

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Alicia Keys and Swiss Beatz wed in Corsica

Alicia Keys and Swiss Beatz wed in Corsica

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- Singer Alicia Keys has married music producer Swizz Beatz before a small group of friends and family on the French island of Corsica, E! News said.

OSI Systems contracted for scanning tech

HAWTHORNE, Calif., Feb. 13 (UPI) -- U.S. company OSI Systems Inc. has received a contract order for its cargo and vehicle inspection technologies.

ITT contracts OSI for MRAP program

HAWTHORNE, Calif., May 13 (UPI) -- ITT Corp. has awarded a follow-on contract to OSI Systems Inc. for specialized electronics in support of a U.S. Defense Department contract.

OSI Systems to support Crew 2.1 system

HAWTHORNE, Calif., Jan. 16 (UPI) -- EDO Corp. announced it has awarded California-based OSI Systems Inc. a follow-on contract to support the Crew 2.1 vehicle-mounted electronic jammer systems.

British 'rottweiler' attacks faith healers

LONDON, Aug. 5 (UPI) -- The British man known as "Darwin's rottweiler" for his attacks on religion has turned his attention to alternative medicine. In a two-part television series, evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins visits faith healers, psychics and other gurus in an effor

N.Y. carpet retailer to offer spa services

NEW YORK, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- A carpet retailer is converting part of its New York showroom into a meditation center with nurturing services created by mind-body physician Deepak Chopra.

India gains new leading man in Nic Cage

NEW DELHI, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- An upcoming cinematic adaptation of the popular comic "The Sadhu" from India will feature U.S. actor Nicolas Cage as its leading man.

Nicolas Cage might play superhero

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Nicolas Cage, actor and comic enthusiast, is looking to appear in Virgin Comics' film adaptation of Gotham Chopra's "The Sadhu."

Aniston to go 'Counter Clockwise' for film

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- Hollywood actress Jennifer Aniston is set to produce and possibly star in "Counter Clockwise," a new psychological film from Universal Pictures.

Branson enters comic book arena

LONDON, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Virgin Atlantic chief Richard Branson, Indian filmmaker Shekhar Kapur and author Deepak Chopra are starting a new comic book venture.
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Deepak Chopra (Hindi: दीपक चोपड़ा; born October 22, 1946) is a Indian medical doctor, public speaker, and writer on subjects such as spirituality, Ayurveda and mind-body medicine. Chopra began his career as an endocrinologist and later shifted his focus to alternative medicine. Chopra now runs his own medical center, with a focus on mind-body connections. He is also a lecturer at the Update in Internal Medicine event, sponsored by Harvard Medical School's Department of Continuing Education and the Department of Medicine.

Chopra was a top assistant to Maharishi Mahesh Yogi before launching his own career in the late 1980s by publishing self-help books on New Age spirituality and alternative medicine.

A friend of Michael Jackson for 20 years, Chopra came to widespread public attention in July 2009 when he criticized the "cult of drug-pushing doctors, with their co-dependent relationships with addicted celebrities," saying he hoped Jackson's death, attributed to an overdose of a prescription drug, would be a call to action.

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