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Insects making eco-friendly buzz in Dutch kitchens

Insects making eco-friendly buzz in Dutch kitchens

Nov 03, – Cecile’s latest batch of students watched attentively as she launched into the last step of the dish — swirling grasshoppers around in a frying pan before setting them on the coucous. In their bid to find an environmentally-friendly alternative to meat, Richard, 41, Mariet, 53, and Seppo, 43, are looking to insects. […]

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2 French journalists killed in Mali

2 French journalists killed in Mali

Nov 03, – Ghislaine Dupont and Claude Verlon of Radio France Internationale were grabbed Saturday in the city of Kidal by armed men in a 4×4 just after finishing an interview with the acting head of the rebel National Movement for the Liberation of the Azawad, or NMLA, officials said. Their bodies were dumped a […]

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Train runs over and kills 8 in southern India

Train runs over and kills 8 in southern India

Nov 02, – A train struck and killed eight people in southern India on Saturday, an official said. The accident happened in Vijainagaram district, about 800 kilometers (500 miles) northeast of Hyderabad, the state capital. The victims were crossing the tracks on foot when they were hit by the train, said M. Kiran Kumar, the […]

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In midst of Syrian war, giant Jesus statue arises

In midst of Syrian war, giant Jesus statue arises

Nov 02, – Jesus stands, arms outstretched, on the Cherubim mountain, overlooking a route pilgrims took from Constantinople to Jerusalem in ancient times. The statue is 12.3 meters (40 feet) tall and stands on a base that brings its height to 32 meters (105 feet), organizers of the project estimate. In the midst of a […]

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Report acid reflux problem to doctor

Report acid reflux problem to doctor

Nov 02, – Gastro esophageal reflux, also known as acid reflux, occurs when the stomach contents reflux back up into the food pipe (esophagus) and/or mouth, explains Dr Vijay Anand, Specialist Internal Medicine, Gastroentrology, Zulekha Hospital Dubai. This can occur normally also, majority episodes being brief without causing symptoms. How does reflux happen? Normally at […]

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Saudi men work to put women behind wheels

Saudi men work to put women behind wheels

Nov 02, – Some of the men have even been questioned by authorities, and one was detained by a branch of the Saudi Interior Ministry — a move that sent a chill through some of the activists working to put women behind the wheel. On Saturday, more than 60 women said they defied the ban, […]

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US drone kills Pakistani Taliban leader

US drone kills Pakistani Taliban leader

Nov 02, – Mehsud, who was on U.S. most-wanted terrorist lists with a $5 million bounty, is believed to have been behind a deadly suicide attack at a CIA base in Afghanistan, a failed car bombing in New York’s Times Square and other brazen assaults in Pakistan that killed thousands of civilians and security forces. […]

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Largest camp for Syrian refugees becoming a city

Largest camp for Syrian refugees becoming a city

Nov 01, – Zaatari, a desert camp near Jordan’s border with Syria, is far from that ideal. Life is tough here. The strong often take from the weak, women fear going to communal bathrooms after dark, sewage runs between pre-fab trailers and boys hustle for pennies carting goods in wheelbarrows instead of going to school. […]

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U.S. Preemie Birth Rate Continues to Fall: Report

U.S. Preemie Birth Rate Continues to Fall: Report

Nov 01, – The preterm birth rate in the United States fell for a sixth consecutive year in 2012 — and that 11.5 percent rate is a 15-year low, a new report says. Six states — Alaska, California, Maine, New Hampshire, Oregon and Vermont — earned an “A” on the March of Dimes’ annual premature […]

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UN says nearly 1,000 Iraqis killed in October

UN says nearly 1,000 Iraqis killed in October

Nov 01, – The bloodshed accelerated sharply after a deadly April 23 crackdown by security forces on a Sunni protest camp in a northern Iraqi town, which set off near-daily attacks, mostly by Sunni extremists and al-Qaida militants determined to undermine the country’s Shiite-led government. Attacks and other violence across Iraq killed 979 people in […]

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