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  • SF restaurant known for 'rudest waiter' closing
    Untitled_2 2012-04-21 06:40:32 UTC
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A 100-year-old Chinese restaurant in San Francisco once known for having "the world's rudest waiter" is slinging its last insults and barbequed pork noodle rolls. Sam Wo, a Chinatown hole-in-the-wall that typified the kind ...
  • Happy? Positive outlook may be good for your heart
    Optimist_use 2013-03-25 03:27:05 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Be happy — it seems to be good for your heart. Scientists have long known that Type A personalities and people who are chronically angry, anxious or depressed have a higher risk of heart attacks. Now a Harvard review of the...
  • Study suggests breast cancer is clutch of 10 diseases
    Breast_cancer_symptoms 2012-04-18 18:02:27 UTC
    LONDON (Reuters) - Scientists who conducted a major international study into the genetics of breast cancer say they can now classify the disease into 10 subtypes - a finding that points to more accurate, tailored treatment for individual patients ...
  • Drugs in Drinking Water
    Untitled 2012-04-17 08:41:29 UTC
    Not just fluoride, which is bad enough - much of our drinking water, in the U.S., Canada and U.K. at least, is contaminated with Prozac and a "vast array" of other drugs. And you wonder why everyone around is sleepwalking and/or sick? A vast arr...
  • New version of female condom touted
    Fc2_say_-_female_condom 2012-04-16 23:32:38 UTC
    New York (Associated press)— Advocates of the female condom are promoting a less costly, more user-friendly version that they hope will vastly expand its role in the global fight against AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases. An early vers...
  • 10 Foods That Fight Spring Allergies
    Broccoli_-_orange 2012-04-12 07:40:09 UTC
    Thanks to climate change, every allergy season is the worst allergy season ever. Warmer temperatures have led to earlier springs and longer allergy seasons, while higher levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere have led to more potent and allerg...
  • 25 Best Cities for Staying Young
    Farmers_market 2012-04-12 06:22:17 UTC
    Is your city keeping you young, or making you old before your time? The RealAge 2012 Youngest & Oldest Cities in America report employed RealAge Test results from more than 28 million people to rank America's 50 largest metropolitan areas to uncov...
  • Treasury bond prices drop as investors take profits
    6a00d8341c630a53ef0153929503bd970b-600wi 2012-04-11 16:39:51 UTC
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Treasury debt prices fell on Wednesday as investors took profits on the previous day's gains and worked to cheapen prices ahead of a debt sale later in the afternoon. Investors were also taking cues from weaker European deb...
  • Dental x-rays linked to common brain tumor
    Xray_1 2012-04-10 19:16:00 UTC
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A new study suggests people who had certain kinds of dental X-rays in the past may be at an increased risk for meningioma, the most commonly diagnosed brain tumor in the U.S. The findings cannot prove that radiation ...
  • Has Victoria been giving you tips? David Beckham to become ELLE magazine's FIRST solo male cover star
    Bildschirmfoto_2012-04-10_um_15.01.27 2012-04-10 20:55:37 UTC
    His wife regularly dominates the covers of the top women's magazines. But it seems that husband David Beckham may be venturing onto her turf. Mail Online can exclusively reveal that the handsome football star - who is as famous off the pitch as...
  • Calvin For Macy’s
    Bildschirmfoto_2012-04-09_um_17.00.16 2012-04-09 14:56:59 UTC
    CALVIN KLEIN creative director Francisco Costa will launch a limited edition collection for Macy's next month, signifying a first- and extensive - foray onto the high street by the American fashion giant. With price points from $135 (£84.40), t...
  • Creator of Porsche 911 sports car dies aged 76
    Poll-_germany's_democratic_parties_89__-_anti-immigrant_7_ 2012-04-08 06:56:44 UTC
    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Ferdinand Alexander Porsche, the creator of Porsche's 911 sports car, has died at age 76, Porsche said on Thursday. A grandson of Ferdinand Porsche, who founded the Stuttgart-based sports car maker and developed the Volksw...
  • "Three Cups of Tea" author to pay $1 million to U.S. charity
    Britons_scrambling_to_get_german_citizenship_in_wake_of_brexit 2012-04-08 06:49:35 UTC
    MISSOULA, Montana (Reuters) - "Three Cups of Tea" author Greg Mortenson has agreed to pay $1 million to compensate his Montana-based charity for using the non-profit to promote and buy copies of his books, a report from the state attorney general ...
  • U.S. island was green victory to save slice of paradise
    Doubts_over_london's_future_as_a_global_financial_center 2012-04-08 06:35:10 UTC
    MARCO ISLAND, Florida (Reuters) - When the Mackle brothers, Elliot, Robert and Frank Jr., first set foot on the deserted beaches of Marco Island in 1962 there were more pelicans, terns and mosquitoes than people. With it white sand beaches and ...
  • Mill Valley Middle School Welcomes Chelsea Clinton
    Mill_valley_middle_school_welcome_chelsea_clinton_to_campus 2017-04-21 06:59:14 UTC
    <blockquote>Mill Valley, California — Recently, Chelsea Clinton has been traveling around to schools to promote her new book,<strong><i> It’s Your World</i></strong>, her most recent stop being Mill Valley Middle School. Clinton’s inspiration f...
  • Boston Red Sox fan gets a little too aggressive taking foul ball from Andrew McCutchen
    Boston_red_sox_take_on_pittsburgh_pirates_on_opening_day_2017_ 2017-04-03 23:06:14 UTC
    As a fan along the wall during a baseball game, it is almost a responsibility to be ready and aggressive when it comes to claiming foul balls up for grabs. After all, you paid a lot for those tickets, and it'd be nice to come away with a free souv...
  • North Carolina vs. Oregon 2017: 77 - 76
    Oregon_vs._north_carolina-_game_highlights 2017-04-02 04:54:00 UTC
    GLENDALE, Ariz. — Only 40 minutes of action now separate the North Carolina men’s basketball team from what eluded it a year ago: A national championship. All season, these Tar Heels — most of whom were part of last year’s team, the one that lo...
  • Mike Flynn Seeks Immunity To Testify
    Michael_flynn_pleads_guilty__wants_cooperating_in_russia_probe 2017-03-31 03:01:29 UTC
    <blockquote><h2>Former national security adviser may know details of Russia ties</h2> <h3>President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser Michael Flynn is reportedly willing to testify about the Trump team’s ties with Russia in exchan...
  • Romney criticizes Biden on consulate attack
    Rising_sea_levels_amid_hurricane_threats 2012-10-13 04:17:53 UTC
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Broadening his attack on administration foreign policy, Mitt Romney accused Vice President Joe Biden on Friday of "doubling down on denial" in a dispute over security at a diplomatic post in Libya that was overrun by terrorist...
  • EU sent inspectors to examine Spain deficit figures
    Gunfire_erupted_inside_a_packed_nightclub_in_cincinnati__ohio 2012-03-13 17:10:08 UTC
    Inspectors from the European Commission have been in Spain to evaluate its 2011 budget deficit after the numbers came in much higher than expected, the EU executive said on Friday. Spain said at the end of February that its budget deficit was 8....
  • How the U.S. is using terrorists' smartphones and laptops to defeat them
    Michael_flynn_pleads_guilty__wants_cooperating_in_russia_probe 2018-02-04 04:58:15 UTC
    BETHESDA, Md. – Smartphones helped terror organizations grow and communicate. Now the devices are contributing to their downfall. In a nondescript, highly secured building in this Washington suburb, a group of U.S. government technicians and l...
  • "Bomb-like device" Found In Central Oslo, Suspect Arrested
    Rising_sea_levels_amid_hurricane_threats 2017-04-09 07:09:52 UTC
    Norwegian police set off a controlled explosion of a "bomb-like device" found in central Oslo on Saturday, a suspect is being held in custody, and the security police has overtaken the conduct of the investigation, authorities said. A Reuters r...
  • French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault says Assad is lying about chemical attacks
    French_foreign_minister_jean-marc_ayrault_says_assad_is_lying_about_chemical_attacks 2017-04-14 06:47:34 UTC
    French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault dismissed as lies and propaganda on Friday Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's comments that a poison gas attack blamed on his government last week in Idlib province was "100 percent fabrication". Ayraul...
  • Gunfire erupted inside a packed nightclub in Cincinnati, Ohio
    Gunfire_erupted_inside_a_packed_nightclub_in_cincinnati__ohio 2017-03-26 17:17:53 UTC
    By Joe Wessels | CINCINNATI, OHIO — Gunfire erupted inside a packed nightclub in Cincinnati, Ohio, early Sunday morning, killing one person and injuring 15 others, as an apparent argument that may have started earlier in the day turned violent...