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Smoking prevalence remains high worldwide

Despite a steep drop in the number of smokers in the United States over the last three decades, researchers say that cigarettes remain a growth industry for the rest of the world because of expanding population.<p>In a package of studies published online Tuesday in the Journal of the<p>American Medical …

Bright ancient galaxies offer rare glimpse of early universe

A quartet of galaxies spied with<p>NASA'sHubble Space Telescope are among the oldest yet discovered — more than 13 billion years old, born just 500 million years after the big bang. They're also incredibly bright, so luminous that they offer a new peek into the early universe.<p>The findings, announced …

Universe

Channel 4 announce 'Live from Space' season

Dermot O'Leary will host Channel 4's new three-part 'Live from Space' season, which will feature a 90-minute orbit of Earth<p>Channel 4 today announced details of their 'Live from Space' series, which is to be hosted by Dermot O'Leary.<p>The three-part series, which airs in March, will culminate with a …

Israel: Child obesity campaign denies 'fat-shaming'

<b>A global advertising company that denied its child-obesity campaign promoted "fat-shaming" has caved to public pressure and pulled a series of ads, it appears.</b><p>JCDecaux asked members of the public to post humorous images to its Hebrew-language Facebook page, putting the most popular images up on …

'I Had Been Drinking,' Rodman Says In Apology For Comments

Saying that "I had been drinking," former NBA player Dennis Rodman has had his publicist issue an apology for the obscenity-laced rant he went on earlier this week during an interview on CNN.<p>In that combative exchange with the news network's Chris Cuomo, Rodman implied that American citizen Kenneth …

Amanda Knox says she will be fugitive from justice if court decides she is guilty

American says she will not return to Italy if appeal court upholds conviction for murder of Meredith Kercher<p>Amanda Knox, the American accused of killing her British flatmate Meredith Kercher, has said she will become a fugitive from justice if an Italian court decides to uphold her murder …

Pakistan’s top Taliban hunter killed in terrorist attack

Pakistan Taliban claims responsibility for killing Chaudhry Aslam, who claimed to have collected more than £600,000 in bounties on militants<p>A suicide bomber on Thursday murdered one of <b>Pakistan’s</b> most feared police officers, a figure credited with killing or capturing dozens of Taliban and al-Qaeda …

Extremism