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6 Fascinating Facts About Men Today

293 ViewsRecently Cosmo conducted a large-scale survey of guys to help us figure out what males want. The results were then discussed by a panel of distinguished experts at Cosmo’s first ever “Man Summit.” You don’t want to miss what these psychologists, anthropologists, sex therapists, and sociologists revealed… Men today think they have it harder […]

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7 Nasty Things We Do for Love

337 ViewsBy Sasha Brown-Worsham August According to the 1970’s flick Love Story, “Love means never having to say you’re sorry.” Well, it also means doing some gross things for one another and not feeling (too) bad about it. Have you ever picked a boyfriend’s zit? Watched him go to the bathroom? Well, I haven’t (I […]

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Obama: shutdown encouraged US foes, depressed friends

199 ViewsUS President Barack Obama warned that America’s recent bout of political dysfunction had encouraged its enemies and dismayed its friends, and said the crisis left “no winners” in Washington. In trying to heal the wounds of the last two weeks of internecine drama, Obama hoped to avoid a new stalemate within months, after a […]

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Kenya Mall Attack: New Gunmen Video Released

1,846 ViewsNew CCTV footage has emerged from inside the Nairobi shopping mall showing how the attackers calmly shot people before taking time out to pray. The video shows shoppers running away from the gunmen and dropping to the floor as bullets fly through the air. At one point an injured man, who is bleeding heavily, […]

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China’s third-quarter GDP grows 7.8%: govt

192 ViewsChina’s gross domestic product (GDP) expanded 7.8 percent year-on-year in July-September, the government said Friday, snapping two quarters of slowing growth in the world’s second-largest economy. The GDP figure matched the median forecast of in a survey of 11 economists by AFP. Growth for the first nine months of the year came in at […]

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‘Carrie’ retells cult horror tale in post-Newtown era

234 ViewsNearly 40 years after Brian De Palma’s cult horror movie “Carrie” shocked audiences, a new adaptation of Stephen King’s masterpiece tells the story in an America haunted by the Columbine and Newtown massacres. The modern version, released in the United States on Friday, co-stars Oscar-nominated Julianne Moore, and is directed by Kimberly Peirce, whose […]

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Search for bodies after deadly Laos plane crash

261 ViewsBANGKOK, Thailand – Rescuers searched for bodies Thursday, October 17, after a Lao Airlines plane carrying dozens of people, about half of them foreigners, crashed in the Mekong River with everybody on board believed dead. Seven French citizens, 6 Australians and 5 Thais were among those thought to have been killed when the turboprop […]

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Caroline Kennedy confirmed as Japan ambassador

236 ViewsWashington — The US Senate approved Caroline Kennedy, the sole surviving child of slain president John F. Kennedy and an early supporter of President Barack Obama, to be ambassador to Japan. On a hectic day in which the US Congress voted to end a government shutdown, the Senate gave the final nod to Kennedy […]

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Hollywood glamour in Tokyo for film festival

951 ViewsHollywood glitz descends on the Japanese capital this week as Tom Hanks, Robert de Niro and Francis Ford Coppola arrive for one of Asia’s largest movie celebrations. A $50,000 top prize is up for grabs at the Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF), where movies from around the globe will be competing for recognition. Works […]

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327 ViewsInternational Consultant Ngande Mwanajiti says the decision to award salary increments to President Michael Sata, Ministers, Members of Parliament and Constitution Office holders must be rescinded. Mwanajiti was reacting to President Sata’s explanation today  that he is not the one who made the decision to increase salaries for himself and all Constitution Office holders, a position that has […]

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