Muhammad Usman Khan

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Pro-Russian Rebel Leader: 'We Have Warned Them — Not To Fly In Our Sky'

The Ukrainian Crisis Media Center shared and translated a screenshot of Strelkov's comment, shown below, on Facebook.<p>// (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src = …

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The Daily Routines Of 26 Of History’s Most Creative Minds

10 p.m. to 7 a.m.: Sleep. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Be a genius.<p>Even Beethoven and Balzac had just 24 hours in a day. How did history’s most prolific minds schedule their greatness? Based on research from Mason Currey’s <i>Daily Rituals: How Artists Work</i> (which we covered previously here), a new interactive …

Some shocking facts about Maharashtra's Muslims the state does not want you to know

The Mahmoodur Rahman Committee report on the socio-economic conditions of the state's Muslims is yet to be officially released, but it reveals that …

Herald exclusive: Altaf Hussain, losing the plot

<i>This article was first published in The Herald Annual issue of January 2014.</i><p><b>Altaf Hussain must have felt untouchable when the British government</b> …

Tony Blair

Seven decades of Soviet propaganda – in pictures

As the Minsk History Museum in Belarus holds an exhibition celebrating the USSR, we look back at some of the best Soviet poster art

Taking Statins May Make People Less Physically Active

People who take statin medications are less active than those not taking the cholesterol-lowering drugs, a study finds.<p>And that's a problem, because lack of activity increases the risk of heart disease and stroke, as well as other diseases. That's just what the statins are supposed to prevent. So …

Shia pilgrims killed in Pakistan

<b>At least 23 people have been killed and a number injured in a gun and bomb attack on Shia pilgrims in south-western Pakistan, officials say.</b><p>They say the gunmen targeted hotels in the town of Taftan, Balochistan province, where the pilgrims were staying after returning from Iran.<p>No group has so far …

Letter to White House from 12 Deans About CIA Vaccination Programs

This letter urges the federal government to stop using vaccination programs as covert operations for intelligence.

Health Concerns Push Sedentary Office Workers to Their Feet

You can’t tell by looking at her, but Michelle Baxter suffers from chronic pain in her muscles and joints. She now spends her work day standing at …

George Washington

Winston Health Fellowship

Garrett Devenney, MPH<p>Drexel University<p>Garrett Devenney recently obtained his Master of Public Health (MPH) from Drexel University’s Dornsife School …

Public Health

R U Ready To Quit Smoking? Texting Can Help

Smokers who want to quit have all sorts of tools at their disposal: call lines, nicotine patches, medication, friends, doctors. And now, texts.<p>Getting counseling through text messages doubled the odds of kicking the habit compared with those who relied on Internet searches and basic information …

Why are countries still using the fake bomb detectors sold by a convicted British conman?

It is is one of the world's most obvious terrorist targets. So how did a group of 10 militants armed with guns, bomb vests, rocket-launchers and grenades get into Karachi's Jinnah airport? Part of the answer, incredibly, may lie in the fact that Pakistani security personnel still guard the outer …