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  • Demanding, low-control jobs linked to type 2 diabetes

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Even without classic risk factors for type 2 diabetes, people with high-stress, low-control jobs were over 60 percent more likely to develop the disease than unstressed workers in a new German study. The findings add...
  • Hawks add two to coaching staff

    The Sports Xchange Hawks add two to coaching staff The Atlanta Hawks added Charles Lee and Ben Sullivan to the coaching staff, head coach Mike Budenholzer announced Wednesday. Lee, who spent the last two seasons as an assistant coach at Bucknell, was...
  • Foreign assisted suicide cases in Switzerland double in four years

    ZURICH (Reuters) - The number of foreigners traveling to Switzerland to commit assisted suicide doubled over a four-year period, a study published in the Journal of Medical Ethics said on Thursday. In 2012, 172 foreigners took their lives in Switzerland,...
  • French Lender Cofiloisirs Expanding its Backing to Foreign Films

    As shrinking public funding makes for fewer French films, Cofiloisirs, one of Gaul's top two lending institutions, is seeking to reach out to filmmakers beyond French borders. In the past year, the two men behind the money -- Herve Digne, who in 2012 was...
  • Tire makers race to turn dandelions into rubber

    MUENSTER Germany (Reuters) - Dutch biologist Ingrid van der Meer often meets with disbelief when she talks about her work on dandelions and how it could secure the future of road transport. The reaction is understandable, given most people regard the...
  • French government resigns amid internal policy squabbles

    PARIS French President Francois Hollande on Monday asked Prime Minister Manuel Valls to form a new government in the wake of a showdown between Valls and Economy Minister Arnaud Montebourg about the government's controversial economic policies. In a...
  • WHO: Magnitude of Ebola outbreak underestimated

    GENEVA The magnitude of the Ebola outbreak in Africa has been underestimated because families hide infected relatives in their homes, the World Health Organization said Friday. Because Ebola has no cure, some people infected with the virus preferred to...
  • 'Most endangered' relics nominated

    A 19th-century stove that may have caused the devastating fire at Fairfield plantation in Gloucester County and a heavy howitzer used by the Imperial German Army during World War I — housed at a museum in Newport News and one of only 14 in existence...
  • Putin, Merkel discuss possible paths to Ukraine ceasefire: Kremlin

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed possible joint steps to achieve a ceasefire in Ukraine in a phone conversation, the Kremlin said, ahead of Merkel's trip to Kiev on Saturday. The two...
  • Pressure mounts on Europeans to take more action against Islamic State

    LONDON/PARIS (Reuters) - European leaders face calls to take direct action against the Islamic State including in Syria after the beheading of U.S. journalist James Foley, but politicians are reluctant to take the lead after previous missteps in the...
  • U.S. works with Jordan, Europeans at U.N. on Gaza ceasefire draft

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United States has prepared its own draft outline for a U.N. resolution demanding a ceasefire between Israel and the Palestinians in the Gaza Strip and is now working with European powers and Jordan on a joint text, diplomats...