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Drinking Milk Is Linked to Parkinson’s Disease: Study

Studies have found a connection between the consumption of dairy products and a higher risk of developing Parkinson disease, the neurodegenerative …

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Demonstrations, violence go on in Bay Area cities

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Protests in New York and Missouri have died down, but angry crowds in one California city famous for activism spent much of …

American tourist tried to ship infant body parts to the U.S., Thai police say

Police in Thailand say an American tried to ship infant body parts to the United States, but the delivery was stopped after a call from the shipping company.<p>The bizarre discovery is not the first time infant remains have been found in Thailand. In 2010, more than 2,000 illegally aborted fetuses …

Prepaying student loans may mean less money in retirement | Reuters

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Rising student loan debt may be hampering young people’s ability to buy homes or even move out of their parents’ basements. But that does not mean student loan borrowers always should be in a hurry to pay off this debt.<p>Occupy Wall Street demonstrators participating in a …

16 killed in coal mine collapse in northwest China

Sixteen workers killed after a coal mine collapses in northwestern region of Xinjiang, highlighting poor safety standards<p>Sixteen workers were killed after a coal mine collapsed in <b>China's</b> northwestern region of Xinjiang, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Saturday, highlighting the poor …

Christian Right-Wingers Love Porn: New Studies Suggest the Bible Belt Has A Kinky Side

They preach abstinence and shame the adult industry, but findings conclude that the more Christian and conservative you are, the more you’re into …

Spanish priest with Ebola arrives in Spain

CDC Director: Ebola Crisis Unprecedented

British police raid pub in search for 'Holy Grail' | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - British police raided an English country pub this week in search of a stolen wooden relic believed by some to be the Holy Grail - a cup from which, according to the Bible, Jesus is said to have drunk at his final meal before crucifixion.<p>The Grail has captivated religious experts …

Man Gets Scalped By Escalator On 'Untold Stories Of The E.R.'

Drunk people with long hair and escalators are a bad mix.<p>Dr. Ruthie Crider, an emergency room physician in Savannah, Georgia, saw the potential dangers first hand when an intoxicated male came to the E.R. with his hair barely attached to his head.<p>"As we were trying to get the [cervical collar] on …

'Virgins Wanted' At NYC Film Festival

Nothing arouses controversy like a movie about a man and a woman auctioning off their virginity.<p>A documentary called "Virgins Wanted" purportedly tells the true story of what happened in November 2012, when Catarina Migliorini and Alex Stepanov attempted to sell the rights to their first sexual …

Fascinating Breakthrough on Indonesia's 'Land of Hobbits'

On October 2004, a marvelous discovery occurred on a paleontological site on the island of Flores, Indonesia. The discovery was called "the most important find in human evolution for 100 years."<p>It was a new species of hominids, primitive humans from about 15,000 years ago, reconstructed from a heap …

Ebola's spread to US is 'inevitable' says health chief

Head of Centre for Disease Control says deadly virus likely to spread to America but will not be large<p>Ebola's spread to the United States is "inevitable" due to the nature of global airline travel, but any outbreak is not likely to be large, US health authorities has said.<p>Already one man with dual …

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Cameron must push Israel over Palestinians, say MPs

<b>David Cameron must do more to persuade Israel to lift restrictions on the movements of Palestinians, MPs say.</b><p>The Commons International Development Committee said some controls on the movements of Gazans - who are rarely allowed to leave the territory - were not "proportionate"<p>It also urged …

Rights group: Pro-Russia separatists in Ukraine break laws of war

Pro-Russia separatists fighting off a Ukrainian government offensive have commandeered ambulances to transport retreating gunmen, taken cover in hospitals and threatened medical staff treating their wounded, Human Rights Watch said Tuesday.<p>The New York-based rights agency said it had documented …

At least nine killed in shootout in Egyptian coastal town: sources | Reuters

CAIRO (Reuters) - At least five policemen and four alleged smugglers were killed on Tuesday in a shootout near a northern Egyptian town after security forces tried to stop a vehicle suspected of carrying weapons and explosives, security sources said.<p>The attack happened in the Mediterranean province …

Palestinians explore options for Israeli war crimes probe

Palestinian AuthorityForeign Minister Riad Malki on Tuesday met with the chief prosecutor of theInternational Criminal Courtto explore the possibility of seeking an investigation of Israel on suspicion of war crimes in the latest Gaza Strip violence.<p>In the meeting with Fatou Bensouda, Malki …

When the Son of Hamas Spied for Israel

Code-named ‘The Green Prince,’ Mosab Hassan Yousef betrayed his father and passed intel from the highest echelons of Hamas to Israel’s internal …

Clashes as Lebanon-IS truce collapses

Clashes have resumed between the Lebanese army and fighters from the Islamic State group in a town near the Syrian border, after ceasefire collapsed, a security source said.<p>According to the Reuters news agency the ceasefire agreed in Arsal earlier on Tuesday collapsed when an army position came …

Russia to hold war games in show of strength near Ukraine

MOSCOW/DONESTSK Ukraine (Reuters) - Russia announced military exercises near the border with Ukraine on Monday in a show of strength as the Ukrainian army recaptured more territory from pro-Russian separatists in the east of the country.<p>Russia's President Vladimir Putin chairs a government meeting …