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Rebels attack in south Thailand kill eight soldiers

Rebels attack in south Thailand kill eight soldiers

June 29, AP – The 50-kilogram (110-pound) bomb exploded as the soldiers traveled in a military truck along a village road in Yala, police said. The blast wounded two villagers on a motorcycle behind the truck as well as an additional two soldiers, according to police. Rebels in Thailand have killed eight soldiers. The predominately […]

June 29, 2013 | By More
Lebanese troops disperse supporters of hardline cleric

Lebanese troops disperse supporters of hardline cleric

June 29, AP – Lebanese troops fired in the air Friday to disperse dozens of Sunni Muslims demonstrating in support of a hardline cleric who has been on the run since the military crushed his fighters earlier this week. Lebanon is grappling with rising tensions between Sunni and Shiite Muslims linked to the more than […]

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New study- Well-rested teens make healthier food choices

New study- Well-rested teens make healthier food choices

June 29, AP – “Not only do sleepy teens on average eat more food that’s bad for them, they also eat less food that is good for them,” said Hale, speaking about the study results. IN A STUDY linking sleep with obesity, researchers have found that teenagers who get adequate sleep make more healthy food […]

June 28, 2013 | By More
Even thinking of stress can make you sick

Even thinking of stress can make you sick

June 27, AP – It was found, while following more than 7,000 civil servants over a period of up to 18 years, how the increased perception of stress almost doubled the risk of suffering a heart attack. Researchers have found just thinking about being stressed can make individuals fall seriously ill and even increase the […]

June 27, 2013 | By More
On taking the reins of power Qatari Emir Shaikh Tamim’s first address to the Nation

On taking the reins of power Qatari Emir Shaikh Tamim’s first address to the Nation

June 27, AP – In his first address to the nation since assuming power, Shaikh Tamim said his country “rejects divisions in Arab societies on sectarian lines”. “We seek to preserve relations with all governments and countries and we respect all sincere, active and effective political directions in the region but we do not support […]

June 26, 2013 | By More
Study finds: Teen Drinkers, Pot Smokers at Raised Risk of Concussion

Study finds: Teen Drinkers, Pot Smokers at Raised Risk of Concussion

June 26, AP – Canadian researchers found that of nearly 9,000 Ontario adolescents, 20 percent said they’d previously had a concussion, and almost 6 percent had suffered at least one in the past year. Concussions appear to be a common injury for teenagers, with the risk higher not only for athletes but also for kids […]

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Albania’s Socialists celebrate poll win

Albania’s Socialists celebrate poll win

June 26, TIRANA, Albania (AP) — With about 97 percent of the vote counted, the country’s election commission says the Socialists’ coalition has won around 53 percent, while the Democratic Party-led coalition of Prime Minister Sali Berisha had 36 percent, 12 percentage points less than four years ago. The last ballots are being counted in […]

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India flood: Chopper crash, Fog, rain hampering air rescue

India flood: Chopper crash, Fog, rain hampering air rescue

June 26, AP – The rescue and evacuation operations were delayed in the rain-ravaged Uttarakhand early Wednesday owing to rains and dense fog in some areas, officials said. ‘After the chopper crash Tuesday, we are moving with caution to ensure that such incidents do not reoccur. We are waiting for the weather to improve,” said […]

June 26, 2013 | By More
Flood Rescue helicopter crashes in India, killing 8

Flood Rescue helicopter crashes in India, killing 8

June 25, GAUCHAR, India (AP) — Bad weather has hampered rescue efforts in Uttarakhand state, where more than 1,000 people are believed to have died and thousands of others remain stranded in remote areas from landslides and floods triggered by torrential monsoon rains. Other air force helicopters were unable to take off due to poor […]

June 25, 2013 | By More