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New Strain of HIV Leads to Acquisition of AIDS in 5 Years

Researchers have discovered a new strain of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) which reportedly can lead to Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) in only 5 years. The finding was shared by researchers at LundUniversity in Sweden. The new strain appears to only exist in West Africa but it is a combination or what it calls […]

November 30th, 2013 | Posted in Health,New | Read More »

As Playstation 4 and Xbox One Hit the Market, Consumers Wonder Which to Buy

Xbox One Vs PS4

As Sony’s Playstation 4 (PS 4) and Microsoft’s Xbox One (Xbox 1) hit the shelves in time for the Christmas shopping season, shoppers are trying to make the decision as to which choice is the best to make. Sony’s PS 4 was released for sale on November 15 in North America and with a November […]

November 28th, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment,Featured,New | Read More »

Blizzard Announces Two Soon-To-Be Released Expansion and Games

A fifth expansion of Blizzard’s popular World of WarCraft online game is being released. Known as Warlords of Draenor, the game will get a new world that allows players to create settlements and immediately increase a character’s level. Blizzard’s announcement comes on the heels of WoW’s players’ number hitting a five-year slump and the company […]

November 11th, 2013 | Posted in Business,Entertainment,New | Read More »

Amazon Testing Sunday Delivery For Holiday Season In New York City and L.A.

Amazon.com Inc., a giant Internet retailer, is increasing the heat on its rivals this buying season, and under a deal made with the United States Postal Service, will have packages delivered on Sundays. Beginning this week, Amazon shoppers in both areas will get their packages on Sunday at no additional charges. There is a plan […]

November 11th, 2013 | Posted in Business,New | Read More »

10,000 Feared Dead After Typhoon Haiyan Hits Philippines

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It’s now believed that about 10,000 people are dead in Philippines after the island suffered from Haiyan, one of the worst storms ever to be recorded. Typhoon Haiyan unleashed giant waves and ferocious winds that destroyed homes, schools and businesses. Bodies were strewn on tree branches and along sidewalks and looters, looking for food, water […]

November 10th, 2013 | Posted in Featured,New | Read More »

Demonstrations in Thailand Spawn Travel Warnings

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Several countries issued travel warnings this week because of protestor demonstrations in Bangkok, Thailand. The country’s Foreign Minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul told reporters that on Wednesday nine countries had officially issued travel warnings for their citizens either travelling or living in Thailand. The latest countries issuing travel warnings are Austria, Sweden, Taiwan, France, United Kingdom, Israel, […]

November 8th, 2013 | Posted in Featured,New,Travel | Read More »

Obama Says Sorry To Americans Losing Health Insurance Coverage Due To Obamacare

After repeatedly saying, in campaigns, during discussions on the law and even after the law was signed, that Americans who loved their health insurance policies could keep them, President Barack Obama said sorry to those Americans who are now losing their health insurance policies because of his law. He did not apologize for breaking those […]

November 8th, 2013 | Posted in Health,New | Read More »

FDA Moves To Ban Trans-Fat In Foods Permanently

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is in the process of demanding food makers to steadily eliminate trans-fat – the ingredient that’s known to clog arteries from their cookies, crackers, pizza and a multitude of baked goods. According to FDA commissioner Margaret Hamburg said the move could possibly thwart 20,000 heart attacks annually as well […]

November 7th, 2013 | Posted in Featured,Health,New | Read More »

Obama Unconcerned With Political Fallout With ACA Law

Jay Carney, White House press secretary, said President Barack Obama isn’t worried about any political fallout stemming from the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) because he feels confident that the law will, in the end, benefit his allies. Carney said Obama’s attention is on the promises of the law and isn’t concerned with the politics that […]

November 7th, 2013 | Posted in New | Read More »

Film Industry Tax Credits under Scrutiny in Louisiana

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Tax credits that created incentive for filmmakers in the entertainment industry are coming under scrutiny and in danger of being cut once more in Louisiana. The debate about whether or not to keep the tax credits came on Monday. Some state lawmakers along with those from the industry presented their arguments for the tax credits. […]

November 5th, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment,Featured,New | Read More »

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