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Looking ahead: A class of antibiotics may help treat common form of dementia
Frontotemporal dementia, the most common type of the syndrome, b...
Choosing a perfect pet from the shelter as difficult as finding a person to date
Picking the perfect canine companion can pose challenges sim...
The political dynamics of lynching
There is much variation in what the term lynching means. But what’s constant is that from the US in the 1900s to India now, lynching has been a strategy used for the political sense it makes at a local level.
Multiple inconsistencies found in Trump organization’s books
It is suspected that Trump's company keeps two sets of books, in an attempt to secure lower interest rates on borrowings while keeping tax expenses down. A report by ProPublica's Heather Vogell reveals “multiple inconsistencies” unexplained.
Trump on course to win 2020 re-election if economic models right
“The election is Trump’s to lose,” said Mark Zandi, chief economist at Moody’s Analytics. “Trump wins if the economy and his approval rating are about the same a year from now as today, and turnout is typical. But if the economy stumbles, his popularity flags or Democrat turnout is big, the Democrats win.”
Decoding central bankers’ language
Policy makers have long been aware that their words can be as powerful as their actions.
Taylor Swift tops Forbes Celebrity 100 list, becomes highest-paid star with over $185 mn-earning
This makes Swift the first music artist to outstrip others twice on the list.
Exercise does more than help lose weight; it can improve brain function in overweight people
Exercise also improves metabolism, mood and general health.
Study says vampire bats keep friends they made in captivity
"The social relationships in vampire bats that we have been observing in captivity are pretty robust to changes in the social and physical environment -- even when our captive groups consist of a fairly random sample of bats from a wild colony," said Simon Ripperger of the Museum fur Naturkunde, Leibniz-Institute for Evolution and Biodiversity Science in Berlin.
China doubts long-term trade deal possible with Trump
Chinese officials have warned they won’t budge on the thorniest issues.
US company asked to pay $58k in back wages for H1B violations
The employer also "benched" that worker, a term used to describe when an employer fails to pay an H-1B employee in conditions such as when work is slow.
Lashkar-e-Taiba an ideal proxy for Pakistan: US expert
Christine Fair from Georgetown University said during a roundtable at the Hudson Institute think-tank that Lashkar-e-Taiba, a UN-designated terrorist outfit, is a "perfect proxy" for Pakistan's spy agency ISI.
Not sleeping well? It may increase risk of Alzheimer's
Adults who report a decline in sleep quality in their 40s and 50s have more beta-amyloid protein in their brains later in life.
Brain power: Walking as few as 4,000 steps can make you smarter
Short bouts of exercise regularly can improve brain function.
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