British Petrofac threatens to leave Tunisia over protests, officials say TUNIS, Sept 19 (Reuters) - British gas company Petrofac is threatening to leave Tunisia and end its investment if protests over jobs that have disrupted ... Hela Cheikrouhou told Express FM, a local radio station, on Monday. A Petrofac representative ... 09/18/2016 - 11:19 pm | View Link
British Ebola Nurse Recovers Again, Leaves Specialist Hospital Unit A Scottish nurse who contracted and recovered from Ebola, but then suffered life-threatening complications from the virus persisting in her brain, has recovered enough to be transferred to a hospital near her home, doctors said on Thursday. Medics at a ... 11/11/2015 - 5:53 pm | View Link
U.K. nurse who kicked Ebola back in hospital months later An ambulance pulls away from The Royal Free hospital in north London, Jan. 3, 2015, where it was announced that British nurse Pauline Cafferkey, who contracted Ebola while working in Sierra Leone, was in critical condition. LONDON-- London's Royal Free ... 10/8/2015 - 11:39 pm | View Link
CBC-TV stacks fall and winter lineups with British, Aussie fare TORONTO – CBC-TV is turning to British, Australian and U.S. series to bolster its summer ... “Love Child” (Aug. 8) — A series set in a Sydney boarding house and hospital in the 1960s, where young, unwed mothers are sent to live for the duration ... 05/28/2015 - 12:04 am | View Link
Tunisia attack: One British woman killed in museum shooting The last two missing guests, Spanish couple Cristina Rubio Benlloch and Juan Carlos Sanchez Oltra, were found safe and sound after a night in hiding at the Bardo National Museum, Cristina, who is pregnant, was immediately taken into hospital for observation. 03/18/2015 - 1:07 am | View Link
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Transcripts 3AW Mornings, Canberra - interview with Neil Mitchell. Subjects: Passport case, downing of Russian plane. 26 November 2015 Radio National ... 12/3/2016 - 12:49 am | View Website
A Jungle Too Far: Britain and the Vietnam War | Video ... A Jungle Too Far: Britain and the Vietnam War; British Lion, Chinese Dragon: 200 Years of Conflict and Collaboration; British Women on the Serbian Front in 1915 12/2/2016 - 2:23 am | View Website
Gates of Vienna After being taken down twice by Blogger within a single week, we got the message: It’s Time To Go. Gates of Vienna has moved to a new address: 12/1/2016 - 12:33 pm | View Website
This blog is co-authored by Ann Caldwell, a resident scholar at the Brandeis Women's Studies Research Center.
This Thanksgiving many families put up a political free zone sign at their dinner table. They just didn't want to confront anyone with the elation of victory or the depression of loss from the election.
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Kenta Maeda made 32 starts in his rookie season. In 19 of them, he received more than four days of rest, operating on a schedule similar to the one he followed for years in Japan. As Maeda prepares for his second year as a Dodger, Manager Dave Roberts acknowledged that Maeda would need to conform
President-elect Donald Trump will nominate Iowa Governor Terry Branstad as the next U. S. ambassador to China, the world’s second-largest economy, a transition official said on Wednesday.
The transition official confirmed the choice, first reported by Bloomberg, which said Branstad has accepted the job.
His appointment may help to ease trade tensions between the two countries, the world’s two biggest agricultural producers, diplomats and trade experts said.
In China, Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang called Branstad an “old friend” of China when asked about the Bloomberg report but said Beijing would work with any U.
Artificial sweeteners were designed to keep food and drinks' sweet taste while doing away with excess sugar's unwanted effects, such as weight gain, diabetes and metabolic syndrome.
Sweet tasting drinks without calories seemed like a win-win.
And off we went on this large-scale experiment, which sounded quite promising. But our body is a very complex machine, and simple calorie counts fail to predict what food inventions will do in our body, especially in the long run.
Obesity rates continued to rise, and studies started to indicate that diet soda might not assist with weight loss.
What was even more alarming was the emergence of evidence showing a connection between the consumption of diet soda and metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes; another study showed that people who drank diet soft drinks on a daily basis were at increased risk of stroke, heart attack, and vascular death.
These counterintuitive results were a total surprise only to people who don't appreciate the intricacy of our biology.
Emerging explanations for the diet soda-obesity connection
A new study helps explain why diet soda hasn't yielded the expected weight loss.
We know that fasting can be great for the body and metabolic health in particular, but we’re still figuring out what kind of role it could play in a healthy lifestyle. Preliminary research shows it could also do your brain good ― especially if you’re at risk for neurodegenerative disorders like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.