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Sandra Bullock Plans To Do Comedy Until The Day She Dies

Sandra Bullock Plans To Do Comedy Until The Day She Dies

Aug 30, – Sandra Bullock put in a call to the astronauts on the International Space Station for tips on how to play her latest role in space drama ‘Gravity’, but America’s ‘Miss Congeniality’ says she will never give up playing comic roles. “I will do comedy until the day I die: inappropriate comedy, funny […]

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Depression Treatment: Therapy, Medication, and Lifestyle Changes

Depression Treatment: Therapy, Medication, and Lifestyle Changes

Aug 30, – Doctors currently decide on their own when it comes to determining whether to treat patients suffering from depression with antidepressants or psychotherapy. But researchers in the US say a brain scan might change that. US researchers claim to have found a way to predict if antidepressants or psychotherapy will work best for […]

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Activists scuffle with Swedish police over mining

Activists scuffle with Swedish police over mining

Aug 21, JOKKMOKK, Sweden — Police have removed some 50 screaming and singing activists who were blocking a road in northern Sweden to protest a British company’s plans to build an iron ore mine. Beowulf Mining aims to start test-blasting for a potential mine in the dense woods where Sweden’s indigenous Sami population herd their […]

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UN says thousands of Syrians fleeing to Iraq

UN says thousands of Syrians fleeing to Iraq

Aug 19, BAGHDAD — In a mass exodus, around 30,000 Syrians have fled their homeland’s bloody civil war over the past five days and streamed across the border into neighboring Iraq’s northern self-ruled Kurdish region, the U.N. refugee agency said Monday. The huge influx of people, many of whom are Syrian Kurds escaping escalating violence […]

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Egypt authorizes police to use deadly force

Egypt authorizes police to use deadly force

Aug 15, Cairo – Weeping relatives in search of loved ones uncovered the faces of the bloodied, unclaimed dead in a Cairo mosque near the smoldering epicenter of support for ousted President Mohammed Morsi, as the death toll soared past 600 Thursday from Egypt’s deadliest day since the Arab Spring began. World condemnation widened for […]

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Edward Snowden’s father set to make Russia visit

Edward Snowden’s father set to make Russia visit

Aug 11, – Lon Snowden, father of US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden, has got a Russian visa and will visit his son “very soon”, his lawyer says. Mr Snowden told the US ABC network. He wanted his son to return home provided the justice system is applied “correctly” in his case. He added that his […]

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Obama Cancels Meeting With Putin Amid Tension Over Snowden

Obama Cancels Meeting With Putin Amid Tension Over Snowden

Aug 07, Washington: President Barack Obama has canceled a planned summit with the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, officials said on Wednesday, a response to frustration at the Russian government for refusing to send Edward J Snowden, the fugitive intelligence analyst, to the United States to face charges of leaking national security secrets. The move is also […]

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Observers: Deadly car bomb kills 18 people in Syrian capital

Observers: Deadly car bomb kills 18 people in Syrian capital

DAMASCUS, Syria — Syrian state media say a car bomb has struck in a Damascus suburb, killing at least 18 people and wounding 56. The news agency SANA says the powerful blast hit the Syrian capital’s suburb of Jaramana late on Tuesday. The suburb is an overwhelmingly pro-regime district located just a few kilometers (miles) […]

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Iran’s new president Rouhani calls Israel an ‘old wound’

Iran’s new president Rouhani calls Israel an ‘old wound’

Aug. 02, TEHRAN, Iran — Hasan Rouhani’s remarks about Israel — which Iran considers to be its archenemy — echoed longstanding views of other Iranian leaders and could tarnish his image in the West as a voice of moderation in Iranian affairs. Ahead of his inauguration, Iran’s new president on Friday called Israel an “old […]

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Study: Plastic Surgery Boosts Youthfulness, Not Attractiveness

Study: Plastic Surgery Boosts Youthfulness, Not Attractiveness

Aug 01, – For this small study, 50 strangers were asked to guess the age and subjectively rank the attractiveness of 49 patients after viewing photos of them either before or after facial plastic surgery. Facial plastic surgery may turn back the hands of time, but new research suggests it may not, alas, boost attractiveness. […]

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