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Gibraltar, Falklands accuse Spain and Argentina of bullying Wanting to stay British, Gibraltar and the Falkland Islands have accused Spain and Argentina of 'bullying'.
06 апреля 2016
A patient is tested for diabetes. ©Reuters Number of adults with diabetes has quadrupled since 1980: WHO The number of adults estimated to be living with diabetes has nearly quadrupled over 35 years: the World Health Organization
06 апреля 2016
Cholesterol drug fails to improve heart health: study Experimental drug that greatly increases levels of "good" cholesterol has no effect on heart health, a comprehensive clinical trial found.
05 апреля 2016
Iran 'certain' Security Council will not act on missile tests Iran's defence minister is certain the UN Security Council will not take any action over its missile tests despite calls from the Western.
31 марта 2016
De Niro yanks anti-vaccine documentary from film fest De Niro offs a documentary by a former British medical researcher about a link between vaccines and autism from Tribeca Film Festival.
28 марта 2016
Brazil debates economic cost of corruption investigation Brazil's former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is warning that the Petrobras corruption probe is paralyzing the Brazilian economy.
28 марта 2016
US and Russia to push Syrian political transition US Secretary of State John Kerry and Russia's President Vladimir Putin agreed to intensify the drive for a political settlement in Syria but remained divided over Bashar al-Assad's future.
25 марта 2016
Number of US drones will nearly triple by 2020 An estimated seven million drones will fly in US skies by 2020, nearly tripling the number in circulation by the end of the year.
25 марта 2016
The rise of on-demand viewing divides Hollywood Hollywood's traditional media players are facing an unprecedented challenge to their business model as 'cord-cutters' opt to cancel their expensive cable subscriptions in favor of on-demand streaming services.
25 марта 2016
Japan to send plutonium cache to US this weekend Japan will return a huge cache of plutonium -- enough to produce 50 nuclear bombs -- to the United States.
18 марта 2016
Rock star Bryan Adams shared the photo of his defaced guitar on Instagram. Photo courtesy of Instagram/Bryan Adams Please forgive me? Egypt customs deface Bryan Adams' guitar A run-in with customs at Cairo airport has left Grammy Award winning rock musician Bryan Adams fuming, after a border agent scrawled a number on the Canadian's prize guitar in paint marker.
11 марта 2016
In US gun control, not all laws are equal Gun deaths in the United States can be slashed by 90 percent through universal application of laws requiring background checks of buyers.
11 марта 2016
Obama hits out at Cameron, Sarkozy over Libya intervention British leader David Cameron got "distracted" and French President Nicolas Sarkozy wanted to promote his country during the 2011 military intervention in Libya, US President Barack Obama said.
11 марта 2016
US warns of 'catastrophic' Mosul dam collapse The United States urges governments to prevent a humanitarian catastrophe of epic proportions from the collapse of Iraq's Mosul dam.
10 марта 2016
Iran tests more missiles in defiance of US warning Iran fired two more long-range ballistic missiles on Wednesday as it continued military tests in defiance of US sanctions and fresh warnings from Washington.
09 марта 2016
Zika link to new, paralysing disease Causing brain damage in babies and a rare neurological ailment in adults, the Zika virus is also linked to paralysis-causing myelitis.
09 марта 2016
US regulator unveils low-income broadband subsidy plan US regulators offer broadband subsidies to low-income Americans, saying that Internet access is "a prerequisite for full participation" in modern society.
09 марта 2016
Lady Gaga says suffers 'paralyzing fear' from rape Lady Gaga described her Oscar performance with rape survivors as the most difficult of her life, saying that she remains in chronic pain.
05 марта 2016
Photo courtesy of spacex.com SpaceX satellite launch succeeds, but rocket crash lands SpaceX launched a communications satellite to an orbit but failed to land the first stage of its Falcon 9 rocket on an ocean platform.
05 марта 2016
World's costliest train station opens in NY at 9/11 site The world's most expensive train station opened Thursday in New York, nearly $2 billion over budget and years behind schedule.
04 марта 2016

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