Barbara Shamenek

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Hundreds of Foods in U.S. Contain Hazardous Chemical: Report

U.S. news<p>Nearly 500 foods found on grocery store shelves in the United States, including many foods labeled as "healthy," contain a potentially hazardous industrial plastics chemical, according to a report issued Thursday by a health research and advocacy group.<p>Azodicarbonamide, also known as ADA, …

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Doha, Qatar blast kills 12 and injures at least 30

<b>An explosion at a restaurant in the Qatari capital Doha has killed 12 people and injured at least 30, according to officials.</b><p>Initial indications suggested a burst natural gas tank on top of a Turkish restaurant was to blame.<p>It happened shortly after 10:00 (7:00 GMT), near a petrol station and the …

Jewels Lie Beneath The Violence In The Central African Republic

Morning Mass began with a hymn on a recent Sunday at the Infant Jesus Catholic Church in the Central African Republic town of Bouar. The Rev. Dominic Mbarta fretted about his sermon. The previous Sunday, whena Polish priest at the churchsimply asked the congregation to refrain from killing their …

How To Say “This Is Crap” In Different Cultures

I had been holed up for six hours in a dark conference room with 12 managers. It was a group-coaching day and each executive had 30 minutes to describe in detail a cross-cultural challenge she was experiencing at work and to get feedback and suggestions from the others at the table.<p>It was Willem’s …

18 Celebrity Braids for Every Occasion

Whether you're walking down the aisle, heading to a festival or just going out on Friday, consider your hairstyle covered.<p>Whether you're walking down the aisle, heading to a festival or just going out on Friday, consider your hairstyle covered.

Opposing groups clash in Ukraine's Crimea region

KIEV, Ukraine --Clashes in Ukraine on Wednesday between demonstrators supporting Russian involvement in the Crimea region and those opposed left one person dead of an apparent heart attack and many others injured, officials said.<p>The violence in Simferopol, the capital of Crimea in southern Ukraine, …