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  • Lung cancer is on the rise in females

    December 27, 2013 7:29 PM 28

    Statistics show that the number of men smoking has declined over the past two decades, whereas the number of female smokers is rising. Lung cancer is on the rise among women, despite a sharp drop for men over the past two decades. One woman was diagnosed for every three men back in 1990. But this has now doubled for women for every three male cases

  • Apple asks US court to ban Samsung phones, tablets  

    December 27, 2013 7:09 PM 36

    SAN FRANCISCO: Apple has asked a federal judge to bar US sales of Samsung smartphones and tablet computers in the blockbuster patent case involving the two electronics giants. In a court filing in California, Apple said the smartphones and tablets were found to have violated patents in a jury trial held last year. Apple renewed its bid for a permanent

  • Malaysia chosen as Theme Nation at Tokyo Book Fair 2014

    December 27, 2013 5:30 PM 22

    Malaysia has been chosen as Theme Nation at the prestigious Tokyo International Book Fair 2014. — AFP picKUALA LUMPUR, Dec 27 ― Malaysia is the first country in South East Asia to be chosen as Theme Nation at Tokyo International Book Fair 2014. Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said it was in recognition of the nation for achieving the status

  • Premier League - Keeper Hart is 'best in England' says Pellegrini

    December 27, 2013 4:31 PM 17

    Two months after dropping him following a string of mistakes, Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini on Friday hailed goalkeeper Joe Hart as "the best in England". England first choice Hart, 26, played his first Premier League game in nearly two months in the 4-2 win at Fulham on Dec. 21 and produced several outstanding saves on Thursday when City beat Liverpool

  • Keeper Hart is ‘best in England’ says Pellegrini

    December 27, 2013 3:51 PM 33

    (Reuters) – Two months after dropping him following a string of mistakes, Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini on Friday hailed goalkeeper Joe Hart as “the best in England”. England first choice Hart, 26, played his first Premier League game in nearly two months in the 4-2 win at Fulham on December 21 and produced several outstanding saves on Thursday

  • Hyundai battles Skoda for Czech supremacy in European test

    December 27, 2013 3:27 PM 36

    A visitor walks past a Hyundai Motor logo at a Hyundai dealership in Seoul April 25, 2013. The company is challenging Volkswagen's AG Skoda for European domination. — Reuters picPRAGUE, Dec 27 — With the precision of a military man, Jan Cervinka rattled off projects that need to be done at the auto dealership he converted to a Hyundai store in 2012. “This is a never-ending

  • Eating cranberries can make you live longer, study suggests

    December 27, 2013 3:15 PM 18

    Fruit flies fed sugar and cranberry extract in a recent study lived 25% longer than those fed only sugar. Scientists haven't studied the effects on humans, but the same could be true. They say it's the fruit's antioxidant properties that prolong life. A new study finds that cranberries have antioxidant properties that may prolong your life. In new research

  • EPL Week 19 Predictions: Projecting Final Score for Each Match

    December 27, 2013 2:48 PM 35

    Officially speaking, the 2013/14 Premier League campaign reaches its halfway mark this weekend as fans are treated to their third round of fixtures in the space of seven days. The festive period has already provided its fair share of thrills and spills, but the English extravaganza will only continue with a bout of extremely promising matchups on the horizon

  • 2014 Lancia Delta gets detailed

    December 27, 2013 1:58 PM 38

    Lancia has recently released some new details on the 2014 Delta, ahead of the model’s on-sale date, scheduled for January, 2014. The 2014 Lancia Delta is getting ready to hit dealerships as the model in question has been updated. The vehicle has received some modified front and rear bumpers, new side skirts, a dual exhaust system, gloss and matte black

  • Steyn burst lifts South Africa

    December 27, 2013 1:45 PM 100

    DURBAN: Dale Steyn took three wickets in ten balls to lift South Africa's hopes on the second day of the second and final Test against India at Kingsmead in Durban on Friday. Steyn's burst was followed by a partnership of 66 between Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane as India reached 271 for five at tea in a match affected by bad light and rain. Fast bowler