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Wednesday, May 27, 2015


Americans Are Getting Even Fatter, Survey Finds

22 minutes ago - MSNBC Top Stories
Americans have become even fatter than before, a new survey finds, with nearly 28 percent saying they are clinically obese by Maggie Fox

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras says Greece is "close to an agreement" with its creditors

35 minutes ago - Yahoo News
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras says Greece is "close to an agreement" with its creditors

Ethiopia: Partial results show ruling coalition in huge win

35 minutes ago - Yahoo News
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Preliminary results released by Ethiopia's electoral body show the ruling coalition winning comfortably in parliamentary elections

Study reveals flaws in gene testing; results often conflict

34 minutes ago - Yahoo News
The first report from a big public-private project to improve genetic testing reveals it is not as rock solid as many people believe, with flaws that result in some people wrongly advised to worry about a disease risk and others wrongly told they can relax

France calls for tougher global mobilization against IS

30 minutes ago - Yahoo News
PARIS (AP) — French Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius called on the international community to strengthen its mobilization against the Islamic State group ahead of an international meeting on Iraq organized next week

Exxon shareholders to vote on climate change, fracking

23 minutes ago - Yahoo News
DALLAS (AP) — Shareholders are considering whether Exxon Mobil should put a climate-change expert on its board

Former Obama legal adviser Meltzer dies

22 minutes ago - Yahoo News
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — A Harvard Law School professor who served briefly as a top legal adviser to President Barack Obama has died. Daniel Meltzer was 63

Falling museum visitor grabs at, smashes ancient Greek vase

21 minutes ago - Yahoo News
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's culture ministry says a millennia-old pottery vase in a southern museum has been damaged after a visitor who lost her balance tried to hold onto the exhibit and crashed down with it

Burundi urges citizens to donate money to pay for elections

19 minutes ago - Yahoo News
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Burundi's government is asking Burundians to donate money to pay for elections as some foreign donors warn of aid cuts if President Pierre Nkurunziza runs for third term

Etihad Airways says it will add $6.2 billion to U.S. economy by 2020

17 minutes ago - Yahoo News
Abu Dhabi's Etihad Airway's contribution to the U.S. economy will almost double to $6.2 billion by 2020, it said on Wednesday, in an apparent counter to allegations that government subsidies gave it an unfair edge over competition. The airline will support the American economy with 23,400 jobs and $2.9 billion in 2015, according to research by Oxfo...

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