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Jaden Smith Being Eyed for 'Static Shock' Digital Series?

Added: 31.10.2014 8:06 | 0 views | 0 comments

Warner Bros. announced a 'Static Shock' digital series last week, with Jaden Smith being rumored to take on the title role. [...]


Report: The US Employed 'At Least 1,000' Nazis After World War II

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AFP See Also At least 1,000 former Nazis were recruited by the C.I.A. and F.B.I. to spy on behalf of the United States during the Cold War, The New York Times reported Monday. The article comes ahead of the release of a book written by one of the Times' own reporters, Eric Lichtblau, entitled “The Nazis Next Door: How America Became a Safe Haven for Hitler’s Men”. As the book and the article explain, ex-Nazis were hired by American spy agencies at the height of the Cold War for their intelligence value against the Russians, providing leads to agency officials on communist "sympathizers". High-ranking SS officers such as Otto von Bolschwing, mentor and top aide to Adolf Eichmann and architect...


U.S. to monitor turtle exports in face of booming global trade

Added: 31.10.2014 0:03 | 2 views | 0 comments

By Barbara Liston ORLANDO Fla. (Reuters) - There were lots of snickers when a Chinese-Canadian man was caught trying to leave the United States with 51 turtles hidden in his sweatpants, but the case illustrated the serious threat facing native species from the booming international turtle trade, federal scientists said on Thursday. To protect native species, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposed a rule on Wednesday that would put four kinds of freshwater turtle under the protection of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES). ...


Clever to captain US against the All Blacks

Added: 30.10.2014 23:52 | 1 views | 0 comments

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Todd Clever will captain the United States from flanker in his 60th test in Saturday's sellout test against the All Blacks at Chicago's Soldier Field.


Polanski quizzed on U.S sex case

Added: 30.10.2014 23:31 | 3 views | 0 comments

Famed film director Roman Polanski, wanted in the United States for having sex with a minor in the 1970s, was questioned this week by Polish authorities but allowed to leave after the interview.


‘Informal Care' for Older Americans Tops $500B Annually, Study Finds

Added: 30.10.2014 22:47 | 2 views | 0 comments

THURSDAY, Oct. 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) - Each year, people across the United States spend an estimated 30 billion hours caring for older relatives and friends, which costs $522 billion, according to new research. A RAND Corp. study put a price tag on the time and wages that caregivers give up every year to help older [...]


US, UN condemn renewed violence in South Sudan

Added: 30.10.2014 21:54 | 0 views | 0 comments

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The United States and United Nations on Thursday condemned a recent outbreak of violence around an oil-rich town in South Sudan, as experts predicted a return to mass violence in the coming weeks.


Leprosy Still Occurs in U.S., CDC Reports

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By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Oct. 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) - Leprosy, although quite rare, continues to appear in the United States, a new U.S. government study reports. Approximately 100 new cases are reported in the United States each year, researchers at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. That compares to about 250,000 cases [...]


Fewer Malpractice Claims Paid in U.S.

Added: 30.10.2014 21:42 | 1 views | 0 comments

THURSDAY, Oct. 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) - The number of medical malpractice payments in the United States has dropped sharply since 2002, according to a new study. And compensation payment amounts and liability insurance costs for most doctors remained flat or declined in recent years, researchers report online Oct. 30 in the Journal of the American [...]


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