UN Says Eating Insects Will Solve World Hunger, Global Warming, Pollution, and Create Jobs The latest weapon in the U.N.'s fight against hunger, global warming and pollution might be flying by you right now. Edible insects are being promoted as a low-fat, high-protein food for people, pets and livestock. According to the U.N., they come with appetizing side benefits: Reducing greenhouse gas emissions and livestock pollution, creating jobs in developing countries and feeding the millions of hungry people in the world. More
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Syria calm after UN truce deadline Also, the regime said Wednesday, on the eve of the truce deadline, that it reserves the right ... as well as Daraa to the south and Deir el-Zour to the east were all calm, said the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. 04/12/2012 - 3:18 am | View Link
Syria mostly calm after U.N. truce deadline A civilian and a Syrian soldier were reported killed after the 6 a.m. cease-fire deadline, but there was no sign of the normally intense shelling, rocket attacks and sniper fire that have become routine. If the truce holds, it would be the first time the ... 04/12/2012 - 2:51 am | View Link
Syria mostly calm after UN truce deadline BEIRUT (AP) — A fragile cease-fire brokered by the U.N. took hold in Syria on Thursday with regime forces apparently halting widespread attacks on the opposition. But there were reports of scattered violence and the government defied demands ... 04/12/2012 - 1:56 am | View Link
Syria calm after UN truce deadline Annan is to brief the U.N. Security Council by video conference from Geneva on Thursday afternoon. Both the government and the opposition have said they will abide by the truce ... el-Zour to the east were all calm, said the Britain-based ... 04/11/2012 - 10:47 pm | View Link
Syria calm after UN truce deadline, but troops defy some of Annan's demands Also, the regime said Wednesday, on the eve of the truce deadline, that it reserves the right ... as well as Daraa to the south and Deir el-Zour to the east were all calm, said the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. 04/11/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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The Nicholls Players will present Arthur Miller's play "The Crucible" March 13-16.
Performances are at 7 p.m. each day in Talbot Hall on the Nicholls State University campus in Thibodaux.
Tickets are $5 for students and $10 for others.
The nation's largest association of African-American doctors is convening in Washington to discuss health issues in the black community.
Among the items on the agenda for the National Medical Association is the federal health care overhaul. The group says millions of patients could be harmed by states that refuse to fully implement the law.
On Monday, the group will announce a partnership intended to get more people to sign up for health insurance.
The NMA represents more than 37,000 African-American doctors.
The U. S. women's soccer team's two-year unbeaten streak ended at 43 games Friday with a 1-0 loss to Sweden and former coach Pia Sundhage at the Algarve Cup in Albufiera, Portugal.
Lotta Schelin beat goalkeeper Hope Solo with a header in the 24th minute.
The U. S., which was eliminated from contention for the title, had a chance to take the lead in the 15th minute, but Abby Wambach's penalty kick was pushed past a post by goalkeeper Hedvig Lindahl after American midfielder Amy Rodriguez was fouled.
Yu Kobayashi put Kawasaki ahead just before the break but Sanfrecce equalized in the 55th minute through Hisato Sato and Shiotani then secured three points for the hosts with a free kick from 17 meters in the final minute of stoppage time.
An Indian airliner with 170 people on board has caught fire while landing in Nepal's capital, but there were no casualties reported.
Tribhuwan International Airport in Katmandu says the wheels of the Airbus 320 operated by budget airline Indigo caught fire while landing Saturday and passengers were quickly evacuated through emergency doors.