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Top Ten Tips for IELTS Reading | Learn English

<i>EC's successful</i> <i>IELTS course</i> <i>is taught by friendly and experienced teachers. Today EC</i> <i>London English School</i> <i>teacher, Chris Tang, shares these essential</i> …

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New antibiotic that attacks MRSA found in ocean microbe

<b>A completely new and unusual antibiotic compound has been extracted from a marine microorganism found in sediments off the coast of California.</b><p>The discovery of genuinely novel antibiotics is rare, and experts say resistance to the drugs poses a grave threat to human health.<p>US scientists say the new …

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Fed keeps stimulus going, leaves rates unchanged

Steady as she goes. The Federal Reserve will keep interest rates unchanged and keep buying $85 billion in bonds every month while the economy keeps improving at a "modest" pace, the central bank said Wednesday.<p>Amid a backdrop of gradually improving economic data and concerns of asset price …

Stock Markets

13-Pound Baby Jasleen Born Naturally, but World Record Stands

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Pot ad outside Indy race snuffed out

Brickyard 400 race fans probably missed the public-service message that marijuana should be considered safer than alcohol.<p>A 30-second Marijuana Project Policy video that referred to pot as "the new beer" appeared for several hours Friday before it was pulled from a portable screen across from …

World energy use to jump 56% by 2040, study says

Global energy consumption is expected to rise 56% by 2040 with a changing composition of energy sources, with China and India driving the rate increase far more than the rest of the world.<p>According to a new report by the U.S. Energy Information Administration, fossil fuels are expected to keep …

Santiago cathedral closed after Chile abortion protest

<b>The Catholic cathedral in the Chilean capital Santiago is to remain closed for five days after it was vandalised by pro-abortion activists on Thursday.</b><p>About 5,000 protesters marched through Santiago in support of an 11-year-old girl who was raped, fell pregnant and is not allowed to have an …

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China Air Pollution: Government Announces Plan To Combat Smog And Haze

BEIJING, July 25 (Reuters) - China plans to invest 1.7 trillion yuan ($277 billion) to combat air pollution over the next five years, state media said on Thursday, underscoring the new government's concerns about addressing a key source of social discontent.<p>The money is to be spent primarily in …

Spain train crash: driver formally accused of reckless homicide

A train driver suspected of causing Spain's worst train disaster for decades has been formally accused of reckless homicide, the country's interior …

Ryan: Immigration vote in October

If you’re expecting floor action on immigration in the House, you may have to wait until October.<p>House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) told attendees at a town hall in Racine, Wis., that his chamber could start voting on immigration bills that month – pushing the timeline for action in …