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Why China Could Invade North Korea

Pharma news - September 21, 2017 - 6:37pm

Beijing might be compelled to act militarily if Pyongyang was attacked or collapsed on its own. Over the past few months, tensions between the United States and North Korea have increased, with Kim Jung-un testing a possible hydrogen bomb on September 3 and the United Nations Security Council voting to implement further sanctions shortly after. Writers have discussed American policy towards China, the possibility of a deal with North Korea, and the need to avoid backing Kim into a corner.

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A daily half hour's exercise could prevent 1 in 12 early deaths, study shows

Reuters Health News - September 21, 2017 - 6:03pm
LONDON, Sept 22 (Reuters) - People who exercise five days a week for 30 minutes significantly reduce their risk of dying early and of developing heart disease, even if a sports club or gym is not an option, according to a new international study.
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Kim Vows To Tame 'Mentally Deranged' Trump As North Korea Threatens H-Bomb Test

Pharma news - September 21, 2017 - 5:47pm

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made a rare, explosive address Thursday, two days after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to “totally destroy” the isolated nation if provoked.

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The Latest: Death toll in Mexican quake rises to 273

Pharma news - September 21, 2017 - 5:44pm

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Latest on the major earthquake that struck Mexico (all times local):

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Thousands rally in Philippines, warn of Duterte 'dictatorship'

Pharma news - September 21, 2017 - 5:37pm

Thousands of Filipinos rallied on Thursday to denounce Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte and warn of what they called an emerging dictatorship, in a major show of dissent against the controversial but hugely popular leader.

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Michigan Teacher Accused Of Stealing Over $30,000 From School

Pharma news - September 21, 2017 - 5:36pm

A Michigan teacher was accused of stealing thousands of dollars from students that she used on trips to the casino.

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Versartis growth hormone drug fails key study, shares sink

Reuters Health News - September 21, 2017 - 5:00pm
(Reuters) - Versartis Inc said its experimental drug for the treatment of growth hormone deficiency in children did not meet the main goal of a late-stage study, sending its shares tanking 85 percent.
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Woman expected to become Marines' first ever infantry officer

Pharma news - September 21, 2017 - 4:59pm

For the first time in American military history, the Marines are reportedly poised to have a female infantry officer. According to the Washington Post, an unnamed woman is expected to ascend to the leadership rank on Monday after having passed a required training course. The unprecedented development follows the American government opening military combat jobs to women during the Obama administration.

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Alabama Senate Front-Runner: Evolution Is Fake And Homosexuality Should Be Illegal

Pharma news - September 21, 2017 - 4:21pm

U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore has approached his work over the decades as he once approached mastering kickboxing and building a house with own hands: with laser focus and a fervent belief that he has God on his side.

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Fearing far-right surge, Merkel urges Germans to vote on Sunday

Pharma news - September 21, 2017 - 4:15pm

By Madeline Chambers BERLIN (Reuters) - Fears that apathy could boost the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) in an election on Sunday have driven Chancellor Angela Merkel and her main rival to urge their backers to go out and vote. A GMS poll on Thursday said 34 percent were not planning to vote or were undecided, higher than the 29 percent who did not cast ballots in the last election in 2013. "My request to everyone is that they vote, and vote for those parties that adhere 100 percent to our constitution," Merkel told MDR radio on Thursday, pointing to the AfD.

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Dozens of alcohol-flavored tobacco products may lure teens

Reuters Health News - September 21, 2017 - 3:44pm
(Reuters Health) - Nearly 50 alcohol-flavored tobacco product lines are marketed by more than 400 tobacco brands in the United States and these products may especially attract teens, luring them into tobacco addiction, according to a new study.
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Riot Cops In St. Louis Cracked Down On A Peaceful Protest Before The Sun Set

Pharma news - September 21, 2017 - 3:42pm

ST. LOUIS COUNTY ― There are a couple of ways you could describe what happened Wednesday night as demonstrators once again took to the streets to protest last week’s not-guilty verdict in the murder trial of Jason Stockley ― a former St. Louis Metropolitan Police officer who in 2011 shot and killed a black man fleeing a drug stop.

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Arizona Teacher Makes Students Recite Gender-Neutral Version Of Declaration Of Independence

Pharma news - September 21, 2017 - 3:39pm

"What she is doing is indoctrination. It is against board and school policy so, therefore, she was in the wrong."

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27 Ways To Reinvent Your Mashed Potatoes

Pharma news - September 21, 2017 - 3:39pm

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Storm Maria brings fear, pain and shock to Puerto Ricans

Pharma news - September 21, 2017 - 3:35pm

By Dave Graham and Robin Respaut SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - Miguel Cruz awoke to the descent of Hurricane Maria on his home on Wednesday morning when the massive storm peeled off most of the roof, sent his belongings flying in all directions, but left intact an icon of Jesus hanging above his bed. Cruz was one of thousands of Puerto Ricans picking through the wreckage left by Maria after the hurricane devastated basic services on the debt-laden U.S. territory, pitching most of its 3.4 million residents into darkness as night fell. Crashing into Puerto Rico as a Category 4 storm on the five-step Saffir-Simpson scale, Maria flipped the tops off buildings, knocked out phones and electricity across the island and turned low-lying roads into swollen rivers awash with debris.

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Trudeau confronts Canada's failure of indigenous people in U.N. speech

Pharma news - September 21, 2017 - 3:33pm

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday admitted Canada had failed its indigenous people and told the United Nations his government would do better to improve the lives of aboriginals and achieve reconciliation. Trudeau used his speech to the U.N. General Assembly to frankly acknowledge the dark history of Canada's colonization as one of "humiliation, neglect and abuse" and promised to do more to help the nation's 1.4 million indigenous people. "We have been working hard ... to correct past injustices and bring about a better quality of life for indigenous peoples in Canada," he said.

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Valerie Plame Wilson Responds To 'Blaming' America's Jews For War In Middle East

Pharma news - September 21, 2017 - 3:26pm

"I'm not perfect and make mistakes."

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18 Halloween Costume Ideas For People With Glasses

Pharma news - September 21, 2017 - 3:25pm

Glasses wearers know all-too-well the struggle of finding a Halloween costume that fits their #brand.

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U.S. safety board says train crash engineers had undiagnosed sleep disorder

Reuters Health News - September 21, 2017 - 3:16pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The engineers in two New York City area commuter train crashes suffered from sleep apnea that had not been diagnosed, the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board said on Thursday.
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