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  1. CASPER

    Gene therapy raises hope for a future AIDS cure

    In a bold new approach ultimately aimed at trying to cure AIDS, scientists used genetic engineering in six patients to develop blood cells that are resistant to HIV, the virus that causes the disease. It's far too early to know if this scientific first will prove to be a cure, or even a new...
  2. CASPER

    Galliano faces anti-Semitism accusations in Paris

    37 mins ago PARIS – John Galliano arrived Monday at a Paris police station to face accusations that he made illegal anti-Semitic slurs, hours after a video emerged of the famed fashion designer praising Adolf Hitler. The Gibraltar-born designer, wearing a wide-brimmed black hat, made no...
  3. CASPER

    Wikileaks: Gadhafi family a web of greed, nepotism

    CAIRO – The children of Moammar Gadhafi were increasingly engaged in recent months in covering up scandals fit for a "Libyan soap opera," including negative publicity from extravagant displays of wealth, such as a million-dollar private concert by pop diva Beyonce, according to a new batch of...
  4. CASPER

    Gadhafi's vow: Will fight to 'last drop of blood'

    CAIRO – A defiant Moammar Gadhafi vowed to fight to his "last drop of blood" and roared at supporters to strike back against Libyan protesters to defend his embattled regime Tuesday, signaling an escalation of the crackdown that has thrown the capital into scenes of mayhem, wild shooting and...
  5. CASPER

    Fidel Castro says US plans NATO invasion of Libya

    Associated Press – 14 mins ago HAVANA – Cuba's former leader Fidel Castro said Tuesday that unrest in Libya may be a pretext for a NATO invasion. Nicaragua's Daniel Ortega has jumped to the support of the embattled leader of the North African nation, saying he telephoned to express...
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    Staying closer to home

    With all of the unrest in the world, does anyone else find you are traveling closer to home these days? I already had my time overseas years ago and I'm happy I did because I don't see myself going back any time soon. No matter what is going on, there is always a risk when traveling, but things...
  7. CASPER

    At Summer's End, Persephone

    parted the overgrown hedge. There stood the tree she remembered— still on its last limbs and still "self-pruning," as the tree-surgeon called it— still the largest sweet gum in the underworld. From the dogwood, berries dripped, bright as blood. A frog called out for company. The owl that hunted...
  8. Unhypnotized

    VERY URGENT MESSAGE as "OP" threatens America on GodlikeProductions forum

    2/20/2011 Eastern time I think. The site is down now. Listed sequentially very suspicious messages with USA as origin and non-user's identity was just 'OP" All users there were very silly back to him. Seeing this discussion sent chills down my spine and I did not reply I came on too late. I...
  9. CASPER

    TV reporter speaks about speech problem at Grammys

    A TV reporter who lapsed into gibberish during a live shot outside the Grammys said she was terrified when it happened and knew something was wrong as soon as she opened her mouth. KCBS-TV reporter Serene Branson's incoherence Sunday fueled Internet speculation that she suffered an on-air...
  10. CASPER

    Clashes in Jordan injure 8 protesters

    AMMAN, Jordan – Clashes broke out Friday between government supporters and opponents at a protest calling for more freedom and lower food prices, injuring eight people in the first reported violence in weeks of demonstrations in Jordan. It was the seventh straight Friday that Jordanians...
  11. CASPER

    Chaos as troops fire on crowds in Bahrain

    MANAMA, Bahrain – Soldiers opened fire Friday on thousands of protesters defying a government ban and streaming toward the landmark square that had been the symbolic center of the uprising to break the political grip of the Gulf nation's leaders. Officials at the main Salmaniya hospital said at...
  12. Unhypnotized

    Witnesses Saw People 'Vaporized' on 9/11

    "I interviewed a Red Cross worker in Dallas whose name escapes me at the moment but I have her report in my files. She told me she was sent to NYC by the Red Cross to help survivors of the WTC. She said the thing that most stuck out in her mind after interviewing dozens of people was the number...
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    Low Blood Sugar (Hypoglycemia)

    Low blood sugar is usually caused naturally when your blood sugar level drops below normal due to your Diabetes medications or eating habits. However, Low blood sugar can also be caused by the following conditions: • Skipping meals or diabetic diet sample plan • Eating too little •...
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    US-Israel: The Odd Couple

    “Israel is such an enormous detriment to the United States, our relationship with the Israeli. That it’s going to become clear to the americans that this is just going to cost us blood and lives the longer we pursue this relationship with the Israelis,” Professor Michael Scheuer (Georgetown...
  15. CASPER

    Hallucinogens Legally Sold as 'Bath Salts' a New Threat

    An influx of highly hallucinogenic, potentially lethal but -- in most states -- fully legal drugs sold as "bath salts" has law enforcement and drug abuse experts very concerned. According to Mark Ryan, director of the Louisiana Poison Center, in the first month of 2011, there have already been...
  16. CASPER

    Home remedies

    1. If you are choking on an ice cube, don't panic. Simply pour a cup of boiling water down your throat and presto! The blockage will be almost instantly removed. 2. Clumsy? Avoid cutting yourself while slicing vegies by getting someone else to hold them while you chop away. 3. Avoid arguments...
  17. CASPER

    Blood in Cairo square: Mubarak backers, foes clash

    CAIRO – Supporters of President Hosni Mubarak charged into Cairo's central square on horses and camels brandishing whips while others rained firebombs from rooftops in what appeared to be an orchestrated assault against protesters trying to topple Egypt's leader of 30 years. Three people died...
  18. Unhypnotized

    Maqui Berry: The Newest Superfruit

    By Chris Kilham Published January 27, 2011 By this point, we have been liberally inundated with tales of super fruits, specifically super berries. Today, practically everyone knows that blueberries, blackberries, black currants, acai, raspberries and elderberries are very good for health...
  19. CASPER

    Gene Mutation May Protect Blacks From Heart Disease

    About one-fourth of all black men and women carry a genetic mutation that dramatically reduces their risk for coronary artery disease, new research reveals. The mutation is found on a gene that has been linked to a higher risk for heart disease among other races, the investigators noted. But...
  20. Truth Vibrations

    Somali militant group recruiting Canadian youth

    Top Canadian security officials say they have intercepted or intervened in a number of cases involving Canadian youths set to join the Somalia-based militant organization al-Shabaab, but in spite of their efforts many others may have joined the group. Canadian security officials believe at...
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