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The Palestinians on Thursday asked the United Nations to allow their flag to be raised at the world body ahead of next month's meeting of heads of state. The move comes as the Palestinians seek to bolster their bid for statehood despite fierce...
An experimental blood test may be able to predict whether a woman with breast cancer will suffer a relapse months before new tumors would be detectable on scans, researchers said Wednesday. The technology, described in the journal Science...
The eagerly-awaited sequel to Stieg Larsson's best-selling Millennium crime trilogy hit store shelves in 25 countries on Thursday, as the author admitted he wrote the book in a manic depressive state. Speaking to reporters just hours ahead of...
A Fast & Furious-themed ride will be racing over to Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida in 2017.   After debuting at Universal Studios Hollywood in California this summer, the Fast & Furious Supercharged thrill ride will also open on...
The European society of cardiology (ESC) issued a welcoming statement in response to the US Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) recent ban on trans fats.   "The European society of cardiology welcomes FDA decision to ban industrial...
Relatives of more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram prepared Thursday to mark 500 days since the abductions, with hope dwindling for their rescue despite a renewed push to end the insurgency. The landmark comes amid a worsening...
A ceasefire between armed rivals in Lebanon's largest Palestinian refugee camp has restored calm after several days of clashes, Palestinian sources said Wednesday. The agreement in the Ain al-Hilweh camp, near the southern Lebanese port city of...
Don't have the time or money to join a gym? That's okay, because exercising outdoors is the new big thing. Fitness coach Thétis Guimbioko has come up with five easy exercises you can do using what's around you. On the ground  ...
Microsoft is reportedly set to launch its Office 2016 suite for Windows in September.   According to various reports from The Verge and German site WinFuture, the latest iteration of Office will feature better search options, storage, email...
The next James Bond could be black or gay, argues 007 veteran Pierce Brosnan.   "Sure. Why not?" the Irish star was quoted as telling men's magazine Details when asked if he could picture a gay Bond.   Brosnan said he doubted...