Elaine Stokes

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Most cancer cases are avoidable, say researchers

Most cases of cancer result from avoidable factors such as toxic chemicals and radiation, according to a study.<p>The findings clash with research published earlier this year which found that differences in cellular processes were the chief reason some tissues became cancerous more frequently than …


Argentina lifts currency controls, floats peso in bid to boost economy

Newly elected president Mauricio Macri makes what economists say is bold move in order to increase exports and spur economic growth<p>Argentina is to lift its currency controls and said it would allow the peso to float when markets open Thursday, setting the stage for a sharp devaluation.<p>The move …


Marine Le Pen under investigation for tweeting graphic Isil images

French far-right leader investigated for tweeting photo of the decapitated body of US journalist James Foley among other 'violent' images - she later deleted the images<p>French far-right leader Marine Le Pen was under investigation on Wednesday after tweeting graphic images of Isil atrocities, among …

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Russian plane crash: investigation begins into cause of Sinai crash

Russian and Egyptian investigators are working to establish the cause of the crash of a Russian airliner in the Sinai peninsula that killed all 224 people on board, including 17 children.<p>The plane crashed 23 minutes into its flight from Sharm el-Sheikh to St Petersburg on Saturday. Most of those on …


Two Killed When WWII-Era Tank Explodes in Oregon

Two people were killed when a World War II-era tank exploded at a firing range Tuesday afternoon in rural Oregon, authorities said.<p>Oregon State Police said the explosion occurred at an address in Deschutes County in central Oregon. The address is that of a firing range operated by the Central …


This Hot Soup Is (Maybe) Even Better Than Coffee

It's fast, it's comforting, and it's a great breakfast—all hail miso soup!<p><i>Associate web editor Rochelle Bilow really loves breakfast. Sure, she’s a morning person by nature, but what she really digs about breakfast is that it’s an opportunity to start the day on the right foot. It’s a chance to eat</i> …