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Cutting Back On Carbs, Not Fat, May Lead To More Weight Loss

Mon, 2014-09-01 09:51

A new diet study concludes that a low-carbohydrate diet leads to almost three times more weight loss than a traditional low-fat diet where carbs made up 40 to 45 percent of calories.

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U.K. Seeks To Expand Terrorism Laws To Target British Fighters

Mon, 2014-09-01 09:10

Prime Minister David Cameron wants to give police the power to seize passports of Islamist fighters bound for Iraq and Syria. On Friday, Britain raised its threat level to "severe" from "substantial."

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More Clashes In Pakistan As Pressure On Government Grows

Mon, 2014-09-01 08:17

Anti-government protesters in Pakistan briefly forced state TV off the air amid continuing clashes with police and renewed calls for Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's resignation.

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Showboat Casino Is Latest In Atlantic City To Close Its Doors

Mon, 2014-09-01 07:08

The casino's closure will be followed today by the shutdown of The Revel. The Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino will likely close Sept. 16. They are casualties of competition from outlets in other states.

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Pro-Russia Rebels Say They Will Settle For Autonomy In Ukraine

Mon, 2014-09-01 05:38

It's a step back from the full independence they were seeking and may reflect a Russian desire to end the crisis, which has led to Moscow's worst ties with the West since the end of the Cold War.

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