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Neymar happy with substance over style in World Cup 2014

NEYMAR insisted that he is happy for Brazil to win ugly as long as it gets them past Colombia in Saturday morning’s (AEST) World Cup quarter-final in Fortaleza. The occasional moment of genius from Neymar aside, Brazil have rarely sparkled at these finals but they remain in contention to win the title after last weekend’s agonising…

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Insecure attachments and emotional eating: Childhood obesity and unhealthy foods

There’s an association between the parents’ insecure attachment and their child’s consumption of unhealthy foods. Could your relationship with your mom increase your child’s chances of obesity? Perhaps the quality of your attachment to both or either of your parents affected your own child’s risk for obesity, say researchers in a recent study, “Associations Between Adult Attachment Style, Emotion Regulation, ...

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UN: Ebola Outbreak Will Probably Last For Months

Red Cross workers carry the body of a woman who died of the Ebola virus during a 1995 outbreak in the Congo. The United Nations health agency said on Thursday it expected the worst Ebola outbreak in history to continue its deadly rampage through west Africa for at least “several months”. The highly-contagious tropical bug has infected hundreds of people ...

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Ghana Is Free From Ebola

Despite earlier reports that trickled in that an Ebola case has been recorded in Ghana, the World Health Organization(WHO) has established that currently,…

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Clashes Are Erupting Throughout Jerusalem As Tensions Build

A protester throws a burning tire See Also Arab-Jewish tension in parts of Jerusalem was at fever pitch Thursday afternoon, three days after the funerals for three slain Israeli teens and a day after the alleged revenge killing of 16-year-old Muhammed Abu Khdeir, with clashes resuming between residents of East Jerusalem and police. In the Shuafat neighborhood, where Abu Khdeir ...

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Giraffe legs’ strong, skinny secret

Scientists have worked out the anatomical secret to giraffes’ long and spindly – but strong – legs. Researchers from the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) of London found that a supportive ligament is protected by a groove in the animals’ lower leg bones. This groove is much deeper in giraffes than in other animals, and the researchers say this helps the…

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Dead parrots and lumberjacks please Python fans

LONDON — Comedy is a bit like history. It repeats itself, and what started out as satire can mellow into farce. The Monty Python troupe burst forth from Britain as the 1960s became the ’70s, with a delirious blend of satire, surrealism and silliness. Almost 35 years after their last live performance, they have reunited for 10 farewell shows at ...

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Spain’s Princess Cristina files appeal against charges

The sister of Spain’s King Felipe, Princess Cristina, is appealing against charges in a tax fraud and money laundering case, court officials say. Lawyers for the princess say they are seeking to overturn the charges, which were formalised by a judge last week. They relate to the business dealings of her husband, Inaki Urdangarin. If the goes to trial, Princess…

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Iraq’s Maliki Hopes for New Government by Next Week

VOA News BAGHDAD — Iraq’s Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki said on Wednesday that he hoped to overcome the challenges blocking the formation of a new government, a day after the new parliament’s first session ended without agreement on top government posts. “A state of weakness occurred but God willing in the next session [planned for next Tuesday] we will overcome ...

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