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Lenovo's Flex 10 offers a flip-mode display on a $550 netbook-style body

Aging Busta Rhymes witticisms aside, this new Lenovo might just be a contender for anyone on the lookout for a versatile Windows 8.1 machine. The Flex 10 is a 10-inch version of the Flex 14 and 15 models we've already seen, with the same 1,366 x 768 resolution and 10-point touch panel, but with a …

Slavery case: our beautiful girl has gone, but she is still my beloved sister

Reunited after 46 years, the woman freed from London 'slave house’ and her determined sibling<p>Forty-six years ago, Kamar Mahtum stood at the front door of the family home in Jelebu, Malaysia, and waved goodbye to her younger sister.<p>Dark-haired, beautiful Aishah, then just 22, was the shining star of …

Associated Press News

California teen set on fire doesn't want to be 'too harsh' on attacker

A Northern California teen who was set on fire on a bus in what authorities believe is a hate crime says the 16-year-old accused of the attack shouldn't be charged as an adult.<p>Sasha Fleischman spoke to reporters about the horrific ordeal after leaving a hospital in time for Thanksgiving, more than …

Human tragedy unfolds as Gaza runs on empty

Daily life is a battle for the deprived residents of one of the world's most densely populated places on earth, Robert Tait reports<p>The horrific scars disfigure Mona Abu Mraleel’s otherwise strikingly beautiful face. Swathes of bandages cover the injuries the 17-year-old sustained to her arms and …

60 years in an iron lung: US polio survivor worries about new global threat

It’s a long way from central Oklahoma to Syria, but one of America’s last iron lung survivors says she’s a living reminder that an outbreak of polio anywhere in the world is a danger everywhere.<p>Martha Ann Lillard, now 65, has spent most of the past six decades inside an 800-pound machine that helps …

Public Health

Can Red Wine Really Heal Cancer And Prolong Your Life?

Well, how much can you drink? (It better be a lot.)<p>The health benefits of resveratrol, a compound found in the skin of grapes (and thus in red wine), have long been known. Studies have indicated that it serves as an antioxidant, that it has anti-tumor properties, that it can help you live longer, …

Cancer

Malaria: Is crossbreeding a game changer? - Futurity

Although two groups of malaria mosquitoes have developed distinct genetic profiles, there continues to be an exchange of genes due to crossbreeding.