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Venezuelan crowned Miss Universe in Moscow ceremony

Venezuelan crowned Miss Universe in Moscow ceremony

Nov 10, – A 25-year-old Venezuelan television presenter, Gabriela Isler, on Saturday was crowned Miss Universe in Moscow in a glittering ceremony. Judges, including rock star Steven Tyler from Aerosmith, picked the winner from a total of 86 contestants at the show, watched by millions of viewers around the world. Last year’s winner Olivia Culpo […]

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Sugary Soda Habit May Harm Kidneys, Study Suggests

Sugary Soda Habit May Harm Kidneys, Study Suggests

Nov 09, – If you have a penchant for drinking sugary sodas, you might be raising your risk for kidney disease, new research suggests. Employees at a university in Japan who consumed more than two sodas a day were more likely to have protein in their urine when compared to those who had fewer or […]

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Hackers expose Asia’s weak cyber defences

Hackers expose Asia’s weak cyber defences

Nov 09, – A rash of website hackings in the Asia-Pacific has exposed weak cyber defences which must be improved to help the region deal with more sophisticated and sinister threats, particularly from criminal organisations, analysts said. Hackers claiming to be from the global activist group Anonymous compromised several government and commercial websites in Australia, […]

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India fears more militants as US quits Afghanistan

India fears more militants as US quits Afghanistan

Nov 09, – India is bracing for more militancy in the battle-scarred region of Kashmir, believing that fighters now focused on resisting U.S.-led troops in Afghanistan will shift toward the Himalayan flashpoint with Pakistan. Some say increased violence recently along India’s heavily militarized border with Pakistan proves that shift is already underway. As a result, […]

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Things vegetarians have to deal with

Things vegetarians have to deal with

Vegetarians often get to hear eyebrow-raising comments from people who eat non-vegetarian food. For instance, they are told that they are weak as they don’t get enough protein in their food. Here is a list of comments that vegetarians are tired of hearing, reports huffingtonpost.com: Wait, so you don’t eat meat? I don’t get how […]

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Double bombing kills 5 Sunni worshippers in Iraq

Double bombing kills 5 Sunni worshippers in Iraq

Nov 08, – Police say the first bomb went off after Friday prayers as worshippers were leaving the Ali Bin Abi Talib mosque in Baghdad’s western Shurta district. Seconds later, a second bomb exploded among worshippers trying to flee the scene of the attack. Iraqi officials say two bomb explosions near a Sunni mosque in […]

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FDA to Ban Trans Fats in Foods

FDA to Ban Trans Fats in Foods

Nov 08, – U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Dr. Margaret Hamburg said the proposed restrictions on the use of trans fats could prevent 20,000 heart attacks a year and 7,000 deaths. U.S. health officials announced Thursday a plan to phase out heart-harmful trans fats in processed foods and restaurant fare. “The agency has made […]

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Egypt’s Mubarak to return to prison

Egypt’s Mubarak to return to prison

Nov 07, – Mubarak has been under house arrest since his release from a prison hospital in August, two years after his initial arrest. He is on retrial for the killings of nearly 900 protesters during the 2011 uprising that led to his ouster. But the verdict in that case was later overturned. He is […]

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Inspectors verify 22 of Syria’s 23 chemical sites

Inspectors verify 22 of Syria’s 23 chemical sites

Nov 07, – The joint mission by the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons and the United Nations, which is overseeing the destruction of Syria’s chemical arsenal, visited 21 of the sites last month but were unable to visit two — one of them in Aleppo province — because of security concerns related to […]

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