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World has just months to stop starvation in Yemen, Somalia –...

By Stephanie Nebehay | GENEVA The world has got just three to four months to save millions of people in Yemen and Somalia from starvation,...

UK Policeman Caught with £700,000 Drugs Stash, which Was Supposed to...

(London - Media Report)  As his colleagues were fighting to keep the drugs off the street, Keith Boots was stealing them from work to...

Conservatives rebel against Trump-backed Republican healthcare plan

By Susan Cornwell and Yasmeen Abutaleb | WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Tuesday endorsed Republican legislation to replace the Obamacare healthcare law but the measure...

Brains of obese people wired to crave fatty foods: Aussie study

SYDNEY (Xinhua) -- The brains of obese people could be "wired" to seek out fatty foods, Australian scientists have found. Researchers from the Bio-Medicine Discovery...

UK welfare squeeze to push more children into poverty – IFS

British government plans to squeeze welfare benefits are likely to push more children into absolute poverty over the next five years, reversing recent improvements,...

Healthcare costs threaten Britain’s aim to balance budget – watchdog

LONDON Britain's official budget watchdog said rising healthcare costs could make it harder for Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond to achieve his goal...

After Vatican controversy, McDonald’s helps feed homeless in Rome

By Isla Binnie | ROME McDonald's received a lukewarm reception when it opened a new branch just steps from St. Peter's Square last month, but...

Review offers limited support for using yoga for back pain relief

By Gene Emery (Reuters Health) - A new review of past research shows limited evidence that yoga may be better than no exercise when it...

More bird flu outbreaks can be expected in Europe – animal...

By Johnny Cotton | PARIS PARIS Further bird flu outbreaks caused by migrating birds are likely to hit Europe in the future after a second...

India launches organ donation awareness drive to check black market trade

By Roli Srivastava MUMBAI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Doctors in India will now get text alerts reminding them to ask families to donate organs...

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