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The Danger Of War From A Declining Hegemon

US President Barack Obama (R) and Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) at the G20 Summit in Antalya, Turkey on November 16, 2015. AFP PHOTO/POOL/KAYHAN OZERIs a war in the making --- a third world war?

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Foreigners Plotting To Influence Malaysia's 2018 General Elections, DC Leaks Reveal In Exposé Linked To George Soros

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Many of our ruling coalition leaders have warned time and again of foreign invervention in our country but the Opposition politicians have often made light of the allegation.

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2 Billion Children Breathe Toxic Air Worldwide, UNICEF Says

In this photo taken Friday, Oct. 28, 2016, a layer of smog envelops the city skyline before Diwali festival in New Delhi, India. As north Indian cities enter the season of high air pollution, a new report is warning about the dangers to children. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)NEW DELHI: As Indians wake Monday to smoke-filled skies from a weekend of festival fireworks, New Delhi's worst season for air pollution begins - with dire consequences.

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Cooking Oil Subsidy Removal Leads To More Healthy Diet

KUCHING: The removal of subsidy for cooking oil from next month should not be viewed entirely negatively.

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What Is Causing The Rapid Rise In Methane Emissions?

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The stomachs of cattle, fermentation in rice fields, fracking for natural gas, coal mines, festering bogs, burning forests — they all produce methane, the second most important greenhouse gas, after carbon dioxide. But how much? And how can we best cut these emissions? And is fracking frying the planet, or are bovine emissions more to blame?

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How Much Digital Media Is OK For Kids?

In today's media-saturated world, nearly every parent has handed a kid a smartphone or a tablet for learning or play.

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Religious People Are ‘Less Able To Understand How The World Works’, Scientists Claim

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Religious people and other believers in the supernatural (yes, that’s you, astrology fans) are less likely to understand ‘how the world works,’ according to a Finnish study.

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Man Writes Letter To Editor About Yoga Pants; Women Take To The Streets

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BARRINGTON: A male reader who sent a letter to a small Rhode Island newspaper criticizing women who wear yoga pants in public found that snug-fitting pants were the least of his problems as hundreds of people picketed his home and thousands rebuked him on social media.

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What Effect Does A Vegetarian Diet Have On Cardiovascular Health?

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DO vegetarians have healthier hearts than carnivores? An American study of 12,000 people over 3 years has concluded that cutting out meat did not reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease in the next decade.

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