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  • Tribal objects shown reverence on trip home to US
    P5-hopi-a-20131213-870x580 2014-02-20 08:56:21 UTC
    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Two dozen ceremonial items bought last year at auction in France are set to return to Arizona in a way that pays reverence to the beliefs of American Indian tribes. The masks and hoods invoke the ancestral spirits of the...
  • The honest image of a woman's body
    Diaalnews 2014-02-14 07:18:27 UTC
    Beth Whaanga's photographs of her cancer scars, Jade Beall's images of 'pregnancy stretchmarks' and Gabi Gregg's 'fat women in swimwear' could change our view of 'perfection' How radical and provocative is an honest image of a woman's body? Bet...
  • Belgium set to extend right-to-die law to children
    26af82e4a97ab2044a0f6a706700c5c0 2014-02-11 22:09:23 UTC
    BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgium, one of the very few countries where euthanasia is legal, is expected to take the unprecedented step this week of abolishing age restrictions on who can ask to be put to death — extending the right to children for the first...
  • White falls to the I-Pod in Olympic stunner
    2f75c9e6ed3186054b0f6a7067002913 2014-02-11 22:03:15 UTC
    KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) — Shaun White lost to a kid they call the "I-Pod," and now, he may never hear the end of it. How big of an Olympic shocker was this? White, the best snowboarder of his era and one of the best-known and best-markete...
  • Caffeine common in kids, young adults; mainly soda
    74495caec74765054b0f6a706700e4cb 2014-02-11 08:16:49 UTC
    CHICAGO (AP) — Nearly 3 out of 4 U.S. children and young adults consume at least some caffeine, mostly from soda, tea and coffee. The rate didn't budge much over a decade, although soda use declined and energy drinks became an increasingly common ...
  • Wang lures fashionistas to Brooklyn Navy Yard
    D33d7943a2c74b054b0f6a7067003ce8 2014-02-09 20:45:03 UTC
    NEW YORK (AP) — There are hip fashion shows. And then there are fashion shows that seek nothing less than to redefine just how hip a fashion show can be. How else to describe a designer who can get crowds of the most discerning fashionistas to ...
  • California drought granted respite with Spate of storms
    Rain-news 2014-02-09 06:59:39 UTC
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Californians accustomed to complaining about the slightest change in the weather welcomed a robust weekend storm that soaked the northern half of the drought-stricken state Saturday even as rain and snow brought the threat of ...
  • Wolf, Bears, Eagles, Seals: How endangered animals fare
    Gray_wolf-news 2014-02-04 22:56:39 UTC
    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The U.S. government has spent billions of dollars trying to save more than 1,500 animal and plant species listed as endangered or threatened. A group of House Republicans say that's translated into just 2 percent of prote...
  • Cancer cases expected to soar by 70% over next 20 years
    Cancer-news 2014-02-03 22:25:37 UTC
    <h3>New cancer cases expected to grow from 14m a year in 2012 to 25m, with biggest burden in low- and middle-income countries</h3> Cancer cases worldwide are predicted to increase by 70% over the next two decades, from 14m in 2012 to 25m new ca...
  • The 102-year-old Frenchman sets world record
    102__cycles-news 2014-02-01 09:25:32 UTC
    SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, France (AP) — Age hasn't slowed cyclist Robert Marchand. The 102-year-old Frenchman broke his own world record in the over-100s category Friday, riding 26.927 kilometers (16.7 miles) in one hour, more than 2.5 kilomet...
  • Why city life may be bad for you
    News 2014-01-30 10:33:18 UTC
    When it comes to getting people to be more active, much of the attention is focused on the improving sports facilities, encouraging people to join the gym or lambasting schools for not doing enough PE. But could another crucial factor be the wa...
  • Luxury home boom to change face of London
    London-news 2014-01-30 10:34:36 UTC
    LONDON (AP) — The face of London is about to change. Dozens of buildings of 20 stories or more are under construction or planned along the south bank of the River Thames just upstream from Big Ben and the majestic dome of St. Paul's Cathedral. ...
  • Bill Gates Destroys Three Myths About Global Poverty
    Bill-gates-diaalnews.com 2014-01-23 08:48:58 UTC
    The notion that world poverty cannot be solved is not only wrong, it is dangerous, Bill Gates has said. The Microsoft founder, who has run the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for the last number of years, released the foundation’s annual lett...
  • Childern: Health Effects of Excessive TV Watching
    Us_president_trump_tried_to_blackmail_the_hosts_of_msnbc's_%e2%80%9cmorning_joe%e2%80%9d 2014-01-16 23:17:42 UTC
    The following list some of the adverse Effects of Television on Child Health from spending too much time with TV and videos. <h3>Overweight and Diabetes</h3> Children and TV Statistics: The number of children and adolescents who are overwei...
  • San Francisco, the most expensive city in the U.S.
    San-francisco-diaalnews.com 2014-01-07 03:23:19 UTC
    <h3>1. San Francisco Median studio apartment: $2,295 Median one-bedroom apartment: $2,898 Median two-bedroom apartment: $3,930 </h3> San Francisco takes the top spot as the most expensive city in the U.S. to rent, edging out New Yor...
  • Egypt: 96 artifacts missing from museum
    126_2677 2014-01-01 20:11:13 UTC
    CAIRO (AP) — Nearly a hundred small artifacts, some dating back to the time of the pharaohs, have gone missing from a museum in southern Egypt, officials said Wednesday. The Ministry of Antiquities said 96 artifacts, mostly small figurines and ...
  • Israel researcher: Elusive Biblical blue found
    Mysterious_blue_color_described_in_the_bible-diaalnews.com 2013-12-31 21:32:32 UTC
    JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli researcher says she has identified a nearly 2,000-year old textile that may contain a mysterious blue dye described in the Bible, one of the few remnants of the ancient color ever found. Naama Sukenik of Israel's Ant...
  • Michael Schumacher wakes up from coma - Update
    Michael_schumacher 2017-01-25 04:40:31 UTC
    Michael Schumacher out of coma and transferred to rehab <a href="http://global-gathering.com/news/15478"><h3>>> Monday 23 June 2014: Michael Schumacher's 'medical records' offered for sale</h3></a> Former F1 driver Michael Schumacher is no ...
  • The world braces for retirement crisis
    The_world_braces_for_retirement_crisis-diaalnews.com 2013-12-29 08:24:15 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — A global retirement crisis is bearing down on workers of all ages. Spawned years before the Great Recession and the financial meltdown in 2008, the crisis was significantly worsened by those twin traumas. It will play out for ...
  • McDonald's: Cheeseburger and fries are "Unhealthy choice"
    Macdonalds-diaalnews.com- 2013-12-27 02:26:44 UTC
    After yet another PR headache, McDonald's has taken down its employee resources website following what it deemed "unwarranted scrutiny and inappropriate commentary." On Monday, CNBC reported the McResource Line site included multiple posts bash...
  • Drug blocks HIV in lab study, human tests planned
    Aids-diaalnews.com- 2013-12-23 17:30:54 UTC
    NEW YORK (AP) — Can an experimental drug developed to treat epilepsy block the AIDS virus? A preliminary lab study suggests it’s possible, and researchers are eager to try it in people. Scientists experimented with the drug after uncovering det...
  • Viral Video Chart: Kevin Spacey, Lady Gaga and Nigella Lawson
    _xmas_jammies_-_merry_christmas_from_the_holderness_family!-diaalnews.com 2013-12-20 08:23:58 UTC
    'Tis the season to be jolly – and we've got a merry selection of videos this week to put you in the holiday mood. There's been a big increase in the number of people who have stopped sending expensive Christmas cards this year and turned to video ...
  • New drug, study method show breast cancer promise
    When_to_stop_mammograms_for_breast_cancer_survivors_ 2013-12-13 19:29:44 UTC
    SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A novel way to speed the testing of cancer drugs and quickly separate winners from duds has yielded its first big result: an experimental medicine that shows promise against a hard-to-treat form of breast cancer. The method i...
  • Studies: Some cancer treatments can be skipped
    Breast-cancer-diaalnews.com 2013-12-11 20:50:16 UTC
    SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Tens of thousands of women each year might be able to skip at least some of the grueling treatments for breast cancer — which can include surgery, heavy chemo and radiation — without greatly harming their odds of survival, new r...
  • Indian food vendors get lessons in hygiene
    Da0ce1d8ec3c0628450f6a70670026a6 2013-12-05 07:03:21 UTC
    NEW DELHI (AP) — The millions of food vendors peddling tasty morsels from roadside stalls and rickshaws across India have long been an emblem of the country's boisterous, chaotic spirit. But now, Indian officials have a stern message for these ...