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Central African Republic: UN warns of humanitarian disaster

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1042000/1042492_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524651255_369a0af705f65ef67cc74229fba55294<p><b>The UN has warned that the Central African Republic is heading toward a humanitarian disaster, as people fleeing conflict pack into overcrowded camps</b> …

Africa

Smoker numbers edge close to one billion

Although smoking is becoming less popular in many parts of the world, the total number of smokers is growing, global figures have revealed.<p>In 2012, 967 million people smoked every day compared with 721 million in 1980, data from 187 countries showed.<p>The rise is linked to population growth, as …

Human Geography

Study: Increased Healthcare Costs Would Cancel Out Savings From Slashing Food Stamps

Proposed slashes to monthly food stamp programs could cost more than they save, suggests a University of California, San Francisco study linking limited food access to increased healthcare costs.<p>Published Monday in the journal Health Affairs, UCSF researchers found that California’s low-income …

Greece misses 2013 selloff target after auditor blocks asset sale | Reuters

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece’s court of auditors has blocked the sale of 28 state assets to two Athens-based companies, the privatisation agency said on Wednesday, meaning the country will miss its 1.3 billion euro target for selloffs in 2013.<p>A taxi driver waves a Greek flag in front of the parliament …

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Amy Chua In 'The Triple Package' Claims Jews and Mormons Produce More Successful People

Controversial author and Yale Law professor Amy Chua gained notoriety for her tough parenting memoir "Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother," and now she's back to let the world know which eight cultural groups "do better than others" when it comes to achieving success in America.<p>"The Triple Package: How …