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China moves to project air power with Soviet carrier overhaul

October 20, 2009

Welding torches flare at dusk in the coastal Chinese city of Dalian as workers mill about on the flight deck of an unfinished aircraft carrier once intended for the Soviet navy. More than 400 miles (643 kilometers) from the ocean, a full-size mock-up sits next to a lake in Wuhan. While the twin can be [...]

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Lifestyle change the way to beat US obesity: experts

July 29, 2009
Lifestyle change the way to beat US obesity: experts

An overweight child works out at a Fitness Center in Upper Marlboro, Maryland. Childhood obesity is now the worst health crisis in the US, experts have said, urging parents to ban television in kids’ rooms and lawmakers to slap a tax on sugar-laden sodas. Two-thirds of US adults and around one fifth of American children [...]

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Vietnam, Cuba foreign ministries to bolster ties

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Vietnam’s top diplomat has affirmed that the Foreign Ministry will closely cooperate with its Cuban counterpart to implement the agreements reached by the two...