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‘Housewives’ trial deliberations enter 2nd day

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The fate of Nicollette Sheridan and “Desperate Housewives” creator Marc Cherry are in the hands of a different set of viewers than they are accustomed to worrying about — jurors. Twelve Los Angeles-area residents will enter their second day of deliberations Thursday into Sheridan’s claims that she was wrongfully terminated...
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Idaho tribe touts ‘Mrs. Swing’s’ Indian roots

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — In jazz history, Mildred Rinker Bailey goes down as one of the great white singers of the 1930s and 1940s. But Coeur d’Alene Indian Tribe officials are hoping to set the record straight: She was actually one of them. Bailey‘s mother was a Coeur d’Alene member, her father of Swiss-Irish...
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Anti-Smoking Efforts Saved 795,000 Lives Over 25 Years: Study

WEDNESDAY, March 14 (HealthDay News) — Bans on smoking in public places, hikes in cigarette taxes and other efforts to get people to quit smoking prevented close to 800,000 deaths from lung cancer between 1975 and 2000 in the United States, a new study shows. The findings, published online March 14 in the Journal...
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U.S. Deaths From Gastro Infections Doubled Over 8 Years: CDC

WEDNESDAY, March 14 (HealthDay News) — In recent years, deaths resulting from the common stomach and intestinal illness known as gastroenteritis have more than doubled in the United States, a new report reveals. Infections involving one of two germs in particular — C. difficile or norovirus — seem to be driving the trend. Researchers...
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Gates Foundation gives $220 mln for TB research

A sedentary lifestyle can amplify a genetic disposition to obesity, but just walking briskly, and briefly, each day can cut that effect in half, a new study showed Wednesday. Article source: http://news.yahoo.com/gates-foundation-gives-220-mln-tb-research-081154293.html
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VIDEO: Blunt and McGregor love wins over satire

Salmon Fishing in The Yemen, a romantic comedy starring Ewan McGregor and Emily Blunt, is based on a best selling novel. The film has just opened in the US, where some critics have complained the book’s satire has been toned down in the transition to the big screen. Talking Movies’ Tom Brook has been...
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VIDEO: Italian mayor bans dying

The mayor of a town in southern Italy has banned dying. Giulio Cesare Fava passed the law earlier this month because Falciano del Massico, near Naples, has run out of burial space. Zoe Conway reports. Article source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/world-europe-17378497
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VIDEO: Foetus lung surgery success ‘a first’

Nearly two years after the proceeding, a Spanish a medical team announced they have successfully performed an operation in the lung of a foetus. According to doctors from two hospitals in Barcelona, this type of surgery had never been successful before. Little Alaitz is now 16-months old and lives in Spain. Eric Camara reports....
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Pakistan council to plead US ties subsequent week

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A government official says Pakistan‘s council will start a discuss on a country’s new terms of reengagement with a United States subsequent week, including either to lift a besiege on fight reserve streamer into Afghanistan. Ties have been solidified given American atmosphere strikes incidentally killed 24 Pakistani soldiers during a Afghan...
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Deportation a risk in Rutgers webcam trial

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — A jury is approaching to resume deliberations Thursday in a hate-crime hearing of a former Rutgers University tyro indicted of webcam espionage opposite his roommate and another man. They might have some-more than only a defendant’s rapist predestine on their hands. If 20-year-old Dharun Ravi (dah-ROON’ RAH’-vee) is convicted...
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