Archive for September 8th, 2014

One Who Runs From an Early Death Should, Well, Run

September 8, 2014
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Americans, among many other demographics, want “magic bullet” solutions to the problems that poor health can impose. From cure-all supplements to exercise quackery about three minute workouts that burn inordinate amounts of calories, a global misconception has arisen about the proper way to prolong lifespan. 
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The Key To Training: Rest and Recovery

September 8, 2014
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Although taking brakes from your running schedule may seem counter-intuitive, it’s the best way to increase your fitness. According to Running Times, “recovery is the restoration of energy-producing enzymes inside the muscles, functional proteins, carbohydrate stores and the regeneration of the endocrine and immune systems.” When the body has time to rest it repairs,...
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Prince William and wife Kate expecting second baby

September 8, 2014
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince William, grandson of Queen Elizabeth, and his wife Kate are expecting their second baby and the mother-to-be is once again suffering from very acute morning sickness, his office said on Monday.
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Renouncing U.S. citizenship is about to get a lot more expensive

September 8, 2014
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The record numbers of Americans who have renounced their U.S. citizenship since January 2009 did so at the bargain-basement cost of $450, a subsidized fee that the State Department plans to raise sharply this week as more and more people sever their ties with the United States.
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Sterling drops as poll shows Scots may vote to break up UK

September 8, 2014
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By Guy Faulconbridge and Angus MacSwan
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MIDEAST STOCKS-Dubai pulls back further; Ezz Steel climbs in Egypt

September 8, 2014
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(Updates with markets open)
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Latinos furious at Obama on immigration

September 8, 2014
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By Julia Edwards WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Hispanic lawmakers and immigration advocates harshly criticized President Barack Obama’s decision to delay executive action on immigration and vowed to keep pressuring him to make bold changes.
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Nebraska doctors say Ebola patient making progress

September 8, 2014
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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska doctors treating the man who became infected with Ebola while working in Liberia said Sunday that he is making progress, but it’s not yet clear if he will recover.
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Doubts return at SandRidge a year after CEO ousted by investors

September 8, 2014
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By Anna Driver HOUSTON (Reuters) – In June 2013, activist investors got the board of SandRidge Energy Inc to fire its CEO Tom Ward, arguing that he had mismanaged the Oklahoma City company and destroyed billions in shareholder value.
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European market hopefuls face harder sell as investors weary of IPO flood

September 8, 2014
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By Freya Berry LONDON (Reuters) – European stock market listings are kicking off again after a summer break, but many companies hoping to copy successful flotations earlier in the year now have to convince investors weary from a flood of new names and burned by high prices.
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