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August 16, 2015
Women who work more than 40 hours a week or routinely lift heavy loads may take longer to get pregnant than women who don’t, a U.S. study suggests. Researchers followed 1,739 nurses who were trying to get pregnant and estimated 16 percent of them failed to achieve this goal within 12 months, and 5 percent...
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The Obama administration approved limited crude oil trading with Mexico on Friday, further easing the longstanding U.S. ban on crude exports that has drawn consternation from Republicans and energy producers. Mexico’s state-run oil company Petroleos Mexicanos, or Pemex, had sought to import about 100,000 barrels of light crude a day and proposed a deal last...
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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Demonstrators are taking to the streets of cities and towns across Brazil for a day of nationwide anti-government protests. Sunday’s protests, which were called mostly via social media by a variety of groups, are seen as a barometer of popular discontent with President Dilma Rousseff. Her second term in office...
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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Heather and Doug Donahue left careers in teaching and construction behind to follow a dream of opening a dairy farm and cheese-making business in the rolling fields of Maine. The Donahues, who have run Balfour Farm in Pittsfield for four years, have that dream in common with dozens of small business...
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BOSTON (AP) — A Native American tribe is voting Sunday on a plan to turn an unfinished community center on Martha’s Vineyard into a gambling hall, an issue that’s divided tribe members, sparked a federal lawsuit and generated tensions with fellow residents of the famous resort island. The Aquinnah Wampanoag want to offer up to...
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JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An airliner carrying 54 people went missing Sunday during a short flight in bad weather in Indonesia’s mountainous easternmost province of Papua, and rescuers were heading to an area where villagers reported seeing a plane crash into a mountain, officials said. The Trigana Air Service plane was flying from Papua’s provincial...
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ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The United States is withdrawing its Patriot missile system deployed near Turkey’s border with Syria when its mandate expires in October. A joint Turkish and U.S. announcement said Sunday that the air-defense units could be returned to Turkey within a week if the need arises. It said U.S. navy ships would...
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The Riviera Nayarit always hosts the best golf tournaments. To wit, the 2015 Mundo Golf Tour is making its third appearance at Vidanta Golf Nuevo Vallarta next Saturday, August 29th. This amazing course designed by Jack Nicklaus will present quite the challenge for players. The tournament will consist of 18 holes in a single category...
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