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Burma sets curfews to curb spread of violence

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Authorities in Burma imposed a dusk-to-dawn curfew in three townships after anti-Muslim religious violence touched new parts of the country, edging closer to the main city of Yangon.<p>State television Tuesday reported incidents in the three townships in Bago region, all within …

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North Korea 'Photoshopped' marine landings photograph

North Korea has been caught doctoring a photograph to double the number of hovercraft in a military exercise as part of its increasingly aggressive propaganda campaign.<p>The picture showed vessels with the same give-away shine on the front, moving through the water at an identical angle and throwing …

Chinese navy makes waves in South China Sea

Analysts: Country's bold move spurred by 'U.S. inaction.'<p>BEIJING – The appearance of a Chinese navy flotilla at an island chain 1,120 miles from its home shores is a clear sign that the new Communist regime is moving to enforce its claims to the entire South China Sea, experts said Wednesday.<p>James …

Bloomberg’s Soda Ban Is All About Common Sense

Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s ban on sugary drinks is good for you, New York, and for the rest of the country, too.<p>And here’s something else, a …

Forget climate change, now we have to worry about fracking-related earthquakes

<i>This article has been corrected.</i><p>Concerned that the natural gas boom is despoiling the environment? Here’s something else to shake you up: Some scientists have concluded a 5.7-magnitude earthquake that struck geologically placid Oklahoma in November 2011 is linked to wastewater injected into an oil …

Common Drug Has The Potential To Slow Aging, Boost Cancer Recovery

Some exciting research from the University of Montreal has found that the drug metformin, commonly prescribed for diabetes and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), has the potential to slow aging and fight cancer. The study, published in <i>Aging Cell</i>, found that metformin reduces the body’s production of …

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Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

Putin orders surprise military exercises

Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered ordered surprise military exercises in the Black Sea region involving 7,000 troops and dozens of ships to test the army's battle readiness, the Kremlin said.<p>The order was presented to the Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu in a sealed envelope in the middle …