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Witness: Pistorius asked friend to ‘take blame’ for restaurant gunshot

Reuters Image Caption: Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius sits in the dock on the third day of his trial for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria (reuters tickers) March 5, 2014 – 11:54 PRETORIA (Reuters) – “Blade Runner” Oscar Pistorius asked a friend to take the blame for him ...

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Witness: Pistorius asked friend to ‘take blame’ for restaurant gunshot

Reuters Image Caption: Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius sits in the dock on the third day of his trial for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria (reuters tickers) March 5, 2014 – 11:54 PRETORIA (Reuters) – “Blade Runner” Oscar Pistorius asked a friend to take the blame for him ...

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Passive smoking causes irreversible damage to kids’ arteries

The research, which lends weight to campaigns for smoking to be banned in private cars and homes, found passive smoking leads to a thickening of children’s artery walls, adding some 3.3 years to the age of blood vessels by adulthood. Exposure to second-hand smoke in childhood causes irreversible damage to children’s arteries – increasing their risk of heart attacks or ...

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Passive smoking causes irreversible damage to kids’ arteries

The research, which lends weight to campaigns for smoking to be banned in private cars and homes, found passive smoking leads to a thickening of children’s artery walls, adding some 3.3 years to the age of blood vessels by adulthood. Exposure to second-hand smoke in childhood causes irreversible damage to children’s arteries – increasing their risk of heart attacks or ...

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India to hold national elections from April 7-May 12

NEW DELHI: India said Wednesday that it will hold national elections from April 7 to May 12, kicking off a vote that many observers see as the most important election in more than 30 years in the world’s largest democracy. The run-up to the election has laid bare widespread disgust in India over corruption and disenchantment with the storied Nehru-Gandhi ...

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India to hold national elections from April 7-May 12

NEW DELHI: India said Wednesday that it will hold national elections from April 7 to May 12, kicking off a vote that many observers see as the most important election in more than 30 years in the world’s largest democracy. The run-up to the election has laid bare widespread disgust in India over corruption and disenchantment with the storied Nehru-Gandhi ...

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Saudi, UAE, Bahrain withdraw Qatar envoys

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain have said they are withdrawing their ambassadors to Qatar because Doha had not implemented an agreement among Gulf Arab countries not…

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Saudi, UAE, Bahrain withdraw Qatar envoys

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain have said they are withdrawing their ambassadors to Qatar because Doha had not implemented an agreement among Gulf Arab countries not…

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World’s first artificial heart patient dies

On Monday the Georges Pompidou European Hospital in Paris issued a statement, announcing the 76-year old unnamed-man fitted with the Carmat artificial heart in December had died Sunday. The man, suffering from terminal heart failure, lived 75 days after the operation. Hospital officials explained…

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Pistorius trial: A look at dramatic 2nd day

PRETORIA, South Africa A witness cried and Oscar Pistorius arrived late for the afternoon session on a dramatic second day of the double-amputee Olympian’s murder trial. A look at the happenings Tuesday in and out of the high court in Pretoria: — WITNESS’ TEARS University lecturer Michelle Burger, the first witness called in the trial, was composed through almost all ...

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