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Is Facebook obsession tied to eating disorders?

Research suggests women who spend more than 20 minutes a day on the social network can be vulnerable<p>Ej Dickson<p>March 9, 2014 1:00am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on The Daily Dot.<p>Because most people use social media as a platform for presenting the most polished, curated versions of their …

BitTorrent shuts down its live streaming website to refocus on mobile

BitTorrent Inc. is shutting down its P2P-powered live streaming website by the end of the month, according to an email BitTorrent co-founder Bram …

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The true lives of low-level drug dealers: “What’s the point of surviving if you can’t live?”

<b>Bryan Cranston as Walter White in "Breaking Bad" (AMC/Ursula Coyote)</b><p>“Breaking Bad” this ain’t: The real world of drug dealing is less flashy than TV — and much more complicated<p>Erin Rose<p>March 9, 2014 10:58am (UTC)<p>Editor’s note: A number of drug dealers were interviewed over the course of reporting …

John Kerry says US is committed to securing return of Robert Levinson

The US secretary of state, John Kerry, on Sunday released a statement marking the seventh anniversary of the disappearance of Robert Levinson, a retired FBI agent who went missing on an Iranian island and was last year reported to have been working for the CIA at the time.<p>Noting that Levinson, who …

Border showdown: Families will demand U.S. entry to reunite with relatives

Juana Vidal yearns to reunite with her undocumented immigrant son and his family, but she fears the stakes involved.<p>Her son, Elesban Vidal, his wife and their two daughters will join as many as 125 families that will try to cross the California-Mexico border on Monday and demand that U.S. officials …

Minibus Packed With Explosives Kills 45 in Iraqi City of Hilla

A suicide bomber driving a minibus packed with explosives killed at least 45 people and wounded 157 on Sunday in the southern Iraqi city of Hilla, police and medical sources said.<p>The attacker approached a main checkpoint at a northern entrance to the largely Shiite Muslim city and detonated the …

Pakistan halts talks with Taliban

Pakistan has suspended peace talks with Pakistani Taliban after attacks against the military by the armed group, the country's the interior minister said.<p>"We have decided not to go ahead with talks for now," Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, Pakistani interior minister, told local media in the capital of …

Flu Strikes Younger Adults Hard This Year

This year's flu season is hitting younger and middle-aged adults unusually hard, federal health officials say.<p>More than 60 percent of flu patients who ended up in the hospital this year have been between the ages of 18 and 64. The proportion of young people among the hospitalized is much higher …

Guantanamo prisoner al-Darbi admits MV Limburg attack

<b>A Saudi man held at the US military prison at Guantanamo Bay has pleaded guilty to his role in an attack on an oil tanker in the waters off Yemen.</b><p>Ahmed al-Darbi, 39, pleaded guilty to five charges related to the 2002 bombing of the MV Limburg, which killed one crewmember and injured 12.<p>Prosecutors …

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Mexico’s Drug Cartels Are Standing in the Way of a Fracking Bonanza

MEX­ICO CITY — If all goes well, drillers re­spons­ible for a shale-oil bon­anza in Texas will soon cross the south­ern U.S. bor­der and ex­tend the …

Oil & Gas Industry

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