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EU stepping up fight against nuclear smuggling

EU stepping up fight against nuclear smuggling

May 12, AP – An alarm is triggered. Suddenly sirens start making a shrill, wailing sound. A high level of gamma radiation has just been picked up from a truck passing through the steel columns of a border control terminal. A computer voice immediately warns of the impending danger: “Gamma alarm”. The EU is stepping […]

May 12, 2013 | By More
Study: Estrogen Levels Tied to Risk for Sudden Cardiac Death

Study: Estrogen Levels Tied to Risk for Sudden Cardiac Death

May 12, – Sudden cardiac death can occur when the heart suddenly and unexpectedly stops beating (sudden cardiac arrest). Each year in the United States, more than 350,000 people die of sudden cardiac death. Higher levels of the hormone estrogen are associated with an increased risk of sudden cardiac death in men and women, a […]

May 12, 2013 | By More
SKorea spokesman fired over ‘disgraceful incident’

SKorea spokesman fired over ‘disgraceful incident’

South Korea (AP) — South Korean President Park Geun-hye fired her chief spokesman because of what her office said Friday was a “disgraceful incident” during Park’s trip to the United States, in what could be a domestic blow after an otherwise widely praised appearance in Washington. Without elaborating, the presidential Blue House said on its […]

May 10, 2013 | By More
Karzai says US can have 9 Afghan bases after 2014

Karzai says US can have 9 Afghan bases after 2014

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan President Hamid Karzai, who has irked Washington with his frequent criticism of American military operations in his country, said Thursday that his government is now ready to let the U.S. have nine bases across Afghanistan after most foreign troops withdraw in 2014. A border spat with Pakistan and a desire […]

May 10, 2013 | By More
Kerry: Russia sells missile defense to Syria

Kerry: Russia sells missile defense to Syria

ROME (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday the transfer of advanced missile defense systems from Russia to Syria would be a “destabilizing” factor for Israel’s security. Kerry said the U.S. has expressed concerns about what such defensive systems in Syria would mean for Israel’s security. He wouldn’t address what the missiles might […]

May 9, 2013 | By More
Online purchase of Testosterone Supplements Can Be Risky

Online purchase of Testosterone Supplements Can Be Risky

May 9, – A new study suggests that many clinics aren’t disclosing the risks of testosterone treatment on their websites. If you’re a man suffering from low energy or libido, the drug industry is eager to help. So-called “Low T” — low testosterone — has become a common catch phrase in TV commercials, and sales […]

May 9, 2013 | By More
Moscow and Washington agree on need for Syria talks

Moscow and Washington agree on need for Syria talks

May 8, AP – The United States and Russia reached agreement on Tuesday to encourage opposing sides in the Syria conflict to find a negotiated solution. Moscow and Washington have been trying to patch up their differences over Syria. US Secretary of State John Kerry and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov have agreed on the […]

May 8, 2013 | By More