by On December 11, 2019
A report by three Inter-American Development Bank economists found last month's earthquake to be more devastating than the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami was for Indonesia, and five times deadlier than the 1972 earthquake that leveled Nicaragua's capital. Complete Coverage: 부산중구출장샵 Devastation in Haiti Haiti Quake: How You can Help "It is the most destructive (natural disaster) a country has ever experienced when measured in terms of the number of people killed as a share of the country's po...
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by On December 11, 2019
Taliban fighters stepped up counterattacks Monday against Marines and Afghan soldiers in the militant stronghold of Marjah, slowing the allied advance to a crawl despite Afghan government claims that the insurgents are broken and on the run. Taliban fighters appeared to be slipping under cover of darkness into compounds already deemed free of weapons and explosives, then opening fire on the Marines from behind U.S. lines. Also on Monday, NATO said five civilians were accidentally killed ...
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by On December 10, 2019
In early 2005, they were finishing "The Trials of Darryl Hunt," a documentary about a black man wrongly convicted of the rape and murder of a white woman. But in March, The New York Times published an editorial by Nicholas Kristof on the genocide in Darfur, with horrifying photographs of men, women and children who had been slaughtered by militias controlled by the Sudanese government. An American ex-Marine named Brian Steidle, who had spent six months working as a peacekeeper for the African U...
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by On December 7, 2019
In a finding that suggests football used to be a less dangerous sport, a small study shows that men who played in high school in the 1950s and 1960s may not be at increased risk for dementia or 경기도출장샵 memory problems. Nor did they show increased rates of Parkinson’s disease or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. The study used a small group of men, the researchers acknowledged. But, they added, the results are in line with an earlier study that e...
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by On December 7, 2019
But now as we're creeping into August, traditionally a dumping-ground time at the movies, we have easily the best threequel of all. "The Bourne Ultimatum" kicks all of their butts – literally and figuratively. Clever and smart, fast and fun, it's the first one that doesn't feel like a dragged-out continuation of a series but rather a climactic, satisfying culmination. (Though, who knows? The ending does leave the door open for the possibility of "Bourne 4.") Paul Greengrass, who also dir...
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by On December 6, 2019
"I don't have beef with anyone," West said on MTV's TRL today, 경기도출장샵 in response to a question by a reporter from the Associated Press. "What am I going to debate about? I'm going to go in the studio and make music. When I heard the thing about the debate, I thought that was the stupidest thing." Appearing on BET's "106 & Park," 50 Cent told hosts Terrance J. and Rocsi he would take on West in a presidential-style debate live on the show in order to determine who has the best album. The de...
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by On December 6, 2019
"There was a request for a donation," Sheen tells syndicated TV show "Entertainment Tonight" in an interview that was to air Tuesday night. "Without getting into it here ... there is a specific document relating to this that I am going to reserve for a court." When asked if he would ever consider such a possibility, the 41-year-old actor says: "I would sooner, in exactly what I'm wearing, walk on the surface of the moon. Does that answer it?" A spokeswoman for 부산중구출장샵 Richards, 36, wasn...
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by On December 6, 2019
CBS/AP NEW YORK A Los Angeles political firm denies it misled a congressional candidate in North Carolina about a radio ad for 경기도출장샵 the candidate using an actor who sounded like Oscar winner  Morgan Freeman. MEI Political said in a statement Tuesday it  had made it clear verbally and in writing to Republican B.J. Lawson's campaign that it was using a voice double of Freeman for the ad. Lawson apologized Monday to Freeman after falsely claiming the actor had done a voiceover for his ca...
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by On December 4, 2019
An army spokesman warned in a statement carried in official media Thursday that North Korean troops are prepared to "mercilessly destroy" its foes and could even use nuclear means. The warning comes hours after President Obama's special envoy to North Korea arrived in Seoul from Beijing to discuss how to restart nuclear disarmament talks. The joint U.S.-South Korean military exercises begin on March 8. Everyone involved in the diplomatic efforts to resume talks on ending North Korea'...
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by On December 4, 2019
An army spokesman warned in a statement carried in official media Thursday that North Korean troops are prepared to "mercilessly destroy" its foes and could even use nuclear means. The warning comes hours after President Obama's special envoy to North Korea arrived in Seoul from Beijing to discuss how to restart nuclear disarmament talks. The joint U.S.-South Korean military exercises begin on March 8. Everyone involved in the diplomatic efforts to resume talks on ending North Korea'...
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