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End of an era: Boeing 747 takes last US commercial flight

Added: 17.12.2017 4:22 | 17 views | 0 comments

December 17, 2017 12:22 PM
NEW YORK (AFP) - The Boeing 747, the original jumbo jet that was the favourite American presidents and key to affordable mass market air travel in the United States, will pass into aviation history this week.


Later circadian timing of food intake is associated with increased body mass index

Added: 17.12.2017 2:14 | 1 views | 0 comments

Weight gain and obesity has been described as an epidemic and a complex problem in the United States.


ADHD medication associated with reduced risk for motor vehicle crashes

Added: 17.12.2017 2:10 | 0 views | 0 comments

In a study of more than 2.3 million patients in the United States with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), rates of motor vehicle crashes (MVCs) were lower when they had received their medication, according to a new article.

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Hoping to extend maritime reach, China lavishes aid on Pakistan town

Added: 17.12.2017 1:58 | 15 views | 0 comments

China is lavishing vast amounts of aid on a small Pakistani fishing town to win over locals and build a commercial deep-water port that the United States and India suspect may also one day serve the Chinese navy.


UN council weighs measure rejecting US Jerusalem decision

Added: 16.12.2017 21:12 | 4 views | 0 comments

December 17, 2017 5:12 AM
UNITED NATIONS, United States (AFP) - The UN Security Council is considering a draft resolution finding any change to the status of Jerusalem has no legal effect and must be reversed, after the US recognised the city as Israel's capital.


Wow, Who Could’ve Guessed Stephen Colbert’s Hannibal Lecter and Donald Trump Were Cannibal Golfing Buddies

Added: 16.12.2017 14:59 | 5 views | 0 comments

Word to the wise: If you know a caddie trudging along in the Mar-a-Lago humidity, tell him to get out, and to get out fast, unless he’s in the mood to become a delicious snack for the President of the United States. At least, that’s according to Stephen Colbert’s take ...


Tillerson retreats on offer of unconditional North Korea talks

Added: 16.12.2017 13:19 | 5 views | 0 comments

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson stepped back from previous comments and said North Korea must earn the right to negotiate with the United States.

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Rohingya crisis: US identifies target for sanctions over Myanmar crackdown

Added: 16.12.2017 11:09 | 21 views | 0 comments

The United States has identified one person it might impose sanctions on over the brutal crackdown in Myanmar against minority Rohingya Muslims and is examining others, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Friday.


Canada beats US 3-1 in women's hockey Olympic tuneup

Added: 16.12.2017 8:00 | 7 views | 0 comments

Haley Irwin and Sarah Nurse scored in the second period, sending Canada to a 3-1 victory over the United States in an Olympic tuneup between the world's top powers in women's hockey


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