Last Generation Network News WORLD EDITION January 14, 2014 –TUESDAY- Shevat 13, 5774 Vol.2 No.2

 
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French President Indignant Over Tabloid Report

ABC News - ‎10 minutes ago‎
Under pressure over a magazine report that he is having a secret affair with an actress, French President Francois Hollande conceded Tuesday he is going through "painful moments" with his companion but otherwise sidestepped specifics on his personal life ...
 
 

Egyptians Vote on New Constitution in Referendum

New York Times - ‎19 minutes ago‎
An Egyptian received a ballot for the constitutional referendum at a polling station in Cairo on Tuesday. Tara Todras-Whitehill for The New York Times.
 
 

Mexico Forces in Deadly Clash With Vigilantes

ABC News - ‎27 minutes ago‎
The Mexican government moved in to quell violence between vigilantes and a drug cartel in Michoacan state, but the campaign turned deadly early Tuesday with a confrontation between soldiers and civilians who witnesses say were unarmed.
 
 

John Kerry makes first Vatican visit, hints at Obama meeting with Pope Francis

Washington Post - ‎10 minutes ago‎
ROME - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met with his Vatican counterpart for more than 90 minutes Tuesday (Jan. 14), discussing the Syrian civil war and the negotiations between Israel and Palestinians, and hinted that President Barack Obama hopes to ...
 
 

US angry after Israeli official calls Kerry messianic

USA TODAY
2 minutes ago
 
Written by
Aamer Madhani
WASHINGTON - The White House responded angrily Tuesday to comments reportedly made by Israel's defense minister, who was quoted in an Israeli newspaper describing Secretary of State John Kerry's efforts to win an Israeli-Palestinian peace ...
 
 

South Sudan Rebels Claim Recapture of Malakal

Voice of America - ‎1 hour ago‎
Rebel forces loyal to former South Sudanese Vice President Riek Machar recaptured the town of Malakal Tuesday, a spokesman for Machar announced to delegates at talks aimed at ending the violence in the world's newest nation.
 
 

Syria's Humanitarian Disaster: How Aid Has Become a Weapon of War

TIME - ‎27 minutes ago‎
As international donors prepare to write checks for suffering Syrians at an upcoming donor conference in Kuwait, questions surround how that aid is used and by whom.
 
 

Chinese doctor Zhang Shuxia given suspended death sentence for stealing ...

Herald Sun - ‎8 hours ago‎
A CHINESE doctor who abducted and sold newborn babies has been given a suspended death sentence in a case that drew widespread outrage with child trafficking a chronic problem in the country.
 
 

Dennis Rodman returns after visit to North Korea

CNN - ‎10 hours ago‎
Beijing (CNN) -- Dennis Rodman is apologizing. Again. Last week, he said he was sorry about his bizarre, drunken outburst on CNN about an American citizen held prisoner in North Korea.
 
 

Tunisian Constitution, Praised for Balance, Nears Passage

New York Times - ‎20 minutes ago‎
TUNIS - Tunisia's National Constituent Assembly is close to passing a new Constitution that legislators across the political spectrum, human rights organizations and constitutional experts are hailing as a triumph of consensus politics.
 
 

UPDATE 3-Russia expels US journalist critical of Putin

Reuters - ‎31 minutes ago‎
... Print. * Russia says journalist violated visa regulations. * Satter says ministry statement is false. * Move echoes Cold War, precedes Winter Olympics (Adds additional comments from Satter).
 
 

India Golden Temple: UK investigates 'SAS link' to attack

BBC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
The violent storming of the Golden Temple in Amritsar - a sacred shrine for Sikhs - was an event that shook India in 1984. Hundreds of people were killed as Indian troops tried to put down a rebellion.
 
 

British television stars in court to face sex charges

Channel News Asia - ‎1 hour ago‎
Three ageing stars of British television appeared in separate courts on Tuesday, all accused of raping or assaulting women and young girls.
 
 

Madeleine McCann case: Impact of arrests unclear

USA TODAY - ‎5 hours ago‎
The expected arrests in the disappearance of Madeleine McCann that British media are calling imminent are being "overplayed," a former police detective with extensive experience of high-profile investigations has told USA TODAY.
 
 

Kalashnikov wrote of 'unbearable' guilt

The Australian - ‎7 hours ago‎
THROUGHOUT his life, the man who gave his name to the world's most prolific killing machine refused to accept any blame for the misery the AK47 rifle inflicted on millions of people.
 
 

Turkey cracks down on charity suspected of arming Al Qaeda affiliates in Syria (+ ...

Christian Science Monitor
2 hours ago
 
Written by
Ariel Zirulnick
A daily update on terrorism and security issues. Skip to next paragraph. Ariel Zirulnick. Middle East Editor. Ariel Zirulnick is the Monitor's Middle East editor, overseeing regional coverage both for CSMonitor.
 
 

Nigerian Activists Decry Impact of New Anti-Gay Measure

Voice of America - ‎2 hours ago‎
ABUJA, NIGERIA - Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has signed a law that makes gay marriage in Nigeria punishable by up to 14 years in prison.
 
 

I am ready for any role Congress gives me, Rahul says

Times of India - ‎20 minutes ago‎
NEW DELHI: Rahul Gandhi has said he is ready to take any responsibility given to him by the Congress leadership, refueling speculation that he might be anointed the party's PM candidate at the AICC session in Delhi on Friday.
 
 

Nigeria violence: Deadly bomb blast in Maiduguri

BBC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
A car bomb has exploded in the north-eastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, killing at least 17 people. The Islamist group Boko Haram said it carried out the attack.
 
 

Second Brazilian airline pledges cap on World Cup airfare

Reuters India - ‎1 hour ago‎
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Avianca Brasil became the second Brazilian airline to cap the cost of traveling during this year's World Cup on Tuesday, putting more pressure on the country's two biggest carriers to do the same.
 
United Nations
 
 
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Central African Republic: new transitional leader could help restore hope, UN ...

UN News Centre - ‎2 hours ago‎
13 January 2014 - The speedy election of a new transition leader is crucial to the stability of the Central African Republic, a senior United Nations official said today, stressing also the importance of starting reconciliation between Christian and ...
 
 

Hunger looms in South Sudan as fighting threatens to disrupt agriculture, UN ...

UN News Centre - ‎2 hours ago‎
13 January 2014 - United Nations food agencies are ramping up their relief efforts in South Sudan, warning that the fighting there threatens to increase hunger and unravel the modest gains made in food security in the two years since the country ...
 
 

Syria: UN-sponsored conference demands full voice for women in seeking to ...

UN News Centre - ‎3 hours ago‎
13 January 2014 - The voice of Syrian women must be heard in all efforts to resolve the civil war that is tearing their country apart, a United Nations-sponsored conference declared today, stressing that women's participation is vital in shaping a ...
 
 

DR Congo peace efforts, regional framework at crucial juncture, UNofficials ...

UN News Centre - ‎5 hours ago‎
13 January 2014 - Efforts to attain peace and stability in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are at an important juncture, senior United Nations officials said today, calling on all parties in the region to fulfil their commitments to achieve ...
 
 

Key UN body can now hear complaints from children whose rights have been ...

UN News Centre - ‎3 hours ago‎
14 January 2014 - A new legal instrument allowing children or their representatives to file a complaint with the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child is set to go into effect in April, following its final required ratification, the ...
 
 

Haitians blame UN soldiers for cholera crisis in wake of earthquake disaster

PBS - ‎18 hours ago‎
Three years ago in Haiti, as the country struggled to recover from a devastating earthquake, a river near a United Nations base was poisoned with cholera; hundreds of thousands of people have been infected.
 
 

UN human rights chief denounces 'draconian' anti-homosexuality law in Nigeria

UN News Centre - ‎3 hours ago‎
14 January 2014 - The United Nations human rights chief today voiced her alarm at a “draconian” new law in Nigeria that further criminalizes lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people, organizations and activities, as well as people who ...
 
 

United Nations nuclear agency to meet on Iran pact

abc11.com - ‎5 hours ago‎
VIENNA -- Diplomats said Tuesday that the U.N. nuclear agency will convene a Jan. 24 meeting of the agency's leading nations on a landmark pact reached between Tehran and six world powers - an agreement described by Iran's president as representing ...
 
 

In show of solidarity, Ban, senior UN officials visit Syrian refugees in ...

UN News Centre - ‎1 hour ago‎
“I am here to send our strong solidarity and support to all the refugees who came from Syria, on behalf of the United Nations and the international community,” said Mr. Ban alongside the High Commissioner for Refugees, Antonio Guterres, and Valerie ...
 
 

In Iraq, Ban says political leaders must fulfil obligations to ensure social...

UN News Centre - ‎Jan 13, 2014‎
13 January 2014 - Voicing concern about the deteriorating security in parts of Iraq, United NationsSecretary-General Ban Ki-moon today urged all political leaders to unite against terrorism and work together to stabilize the country and stop the ...
 
 

Numbers of South Sudanese uprooted by conflict surges to over 400000,UN ...

UN News Centre - ‎57 minutes ago‎
The new estimate came as the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) reported heavy fighting between pro- and anti-Government forces in Malakal, Upper Nile state, since early this morning near aUN base, with combatants using heavy machine guns and ...
 
 

Rebels attack town in eastern DR Congo, UN reports

UN News Centre - ‎29 minutes ago‎
14 January 2014 - The United Nations today reported a new rebel attack in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) as the region continues to suffer from deadly violence even after the defeat of a major dissident group, the M23, over a month ...
 
 

New UN campaign spotlights links between organized crime and counterfeit goods

UN News Centre - ‎5 hours ago‎
14 January 2014 - The United Nations today launched a new campaign to raise awareness about the links between organized crime and the trade in counterfeit goods, which amounts to $250 billion a year.
 
 

UN doesn't work, and a U of M professor has a plan to fix it

MinnPost.com - ‎6 hours ago‎
The United Nations General Assembly is little more than a debating society, Schwartzberg notes. The U.N. Security Council has some real leverage, but lacks the respect and credibility it would need to be an effective force for world peace, and it is ...
 
 

United Nations Global Compact to frame business practice toolkit for realty

Economic Times - ‎9 hours ago‎
"In a landmark move to improve responsible business practices in the land, real estate and construction industry, the United Nations Global Compact and RICS will jointly develop a best practice toolkit for the sector," RICS said in a statement. ET ...
 
 

UN expert urges Kenya to protect rights of indigenous people facing eviction

UN News Centre - ‎Jan 13, 2014‎
13 January 2014 - An independent United Nations human rights expert today urged the Kenyan Government to protect the rights of the Sengwer indigenous people who have lived in the Embobut Forest for centuries and are now facing eviction.
 
 

South Sudan: UN mission cites 'clear indications' death count much higher than ...

UN News Centre - ‎Jan 12, 2014‎
12 January 2014 - The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) said today that as it continues to gain access to besieged areas, the number of people killed in the current round of fighting in the world's youngest country “must be much higher ...
 
 

EU must open doors to avoid Syrian refugee catastrophe, says UN

The Guardian - ‎Jan 13, 2014‎
The crisis posed by millions of refugees from Syria's civil war flooding into neighbouring countries is becoming a humanitarian and political catastrophe that can only be eased if Europe opens its doors, the UN and European commission have warned.
 
 

South Sudan: UN calls for end to fighting, rights abuses; urges unimpeded ...

UN News Centre - ‎Jan 12, 2014‎
The UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) has been gathering evidence of violations, with around 60 international investigators backed by some 30 South Sudanese counterparts, the Office for the High Commissioner of Human Rights (OHCHR) announced.
 
 

'World must do more' to aid besieged communities in Syria, urges top UNrelief ...

UN News Centre - ‎Jan 12, 2014‎
12 January 2014 - United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator Valerie Amos sounded the alarm today on behalf of more than 9 million desperate Syrians - particularly people trapped in areas cut off from aid by months of fighting between Government and ...
 
Health
 
 
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Green Tea May Reduce Effectiveness of Meds

American Live Wire - ‎14 minutes ago‎
Green Tea may reduce the effectiveness of medication used to lower your blood pressure. A new study published in the journal Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics Jan. 13 found that drinking tea may actually lessen the efficacy of the drug nadolol ...
 
 

Scientists discover how sodium controls opioid receptor signaling

Medical News Today - ‎4 hours ago‎
Researchers have spent 40 years trying to find out how the chemical element sodium controls the signaling of opioid receptors in the brain - a class of receptors that play an important role in pain disorders and addictions.
 
 

Head Of Mass. Medical Marijuana Program Named

WBUR - ‎3 hours ago‎
BOSTON - The administrator of community health care programs has been selected to lead the state's medical marijuana program. The state Department of Public Health on Monday named Karen van Unen executive director of the program.
 
 

Man sues to remove pregnant wife from life support

USA TODAY - ‎2 minutes ago‎
FORT WORTH - A Texas man has filed a lawsuit against a Fort Worth hospital in an effort to remove his pregnant wife from life support.
 
 

Teenage Boys Who Think They're too Skinny Face Risk of Depression, Steroid Use

Nature World News - ‎47 minutes ago‎
Teen boys who view themselves as too skinny despite being a healthy weight are more likely to be depressed, according to two new studies published in Psychology of Men & Masculinity.
 
 

SHOCKING: Hundreds of gold needles found in woman's knees

Daily Bhaskar - ‎7 hours ago‎
New Delhi: Examining an X-ray image of the knees of a woman, doctors in South Korea were left dumbfounded when they found hundreds of tiny gold acupuncture needles in the tissue.
 
 

New 15-Minute At-Home Test May Detect Alzheimer's, Goes Viral

Forbes
1 hour ago
 
Written by
Melanie Haiken
The SAGE test for cognitive impairment is a simple 12-question assessment. (Photo: Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center). According to research published yesterday in the Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, a 15-minute ...
 
 

Caffeine can help memory: Have a latte, stop forgetting

Los Angeles Times
24 minutes ago
 
Written by
Jenn Harris
Many people typically need a cup of coffee for a caffeine kick to get through the morning, but according to a recent study published by the Nature Neuroscience journal, caffeine can also help enhance your memory.
 
 

Sam Berns, 'remarkable' teen who battled rare rapid aging disease, progeria ...

National Post - ‎Jan 13, 2014‎
A teenager who battled an extremely rare genetic condition that drastically accelerates the aging process has died. Sam Berns' philosophy for a happy life.
 
 

Swedish doctors transplant nine wombs

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎17 hours ago‎
Stockholm: Nine women in Sweden have successfully received transplanted wombs donated from relatives and will soon try to become pregnant, the doctor in charge of the pioneering project has revealed.
 
 

Wearable craze adds skin sensitivity to the list of considerations for gadget buyers

Engadget
1 hour ago
 
Written by
Terrence O'Brien
We were quite impressed with Jawbone Up24 when we reviewed it. But, a few weeks later, things soured a bit when an editor developed a rather unpleasant rash from the device.
 
 

Medicare to disclose physician reimbursement data

ModernHealthcare.com - ‎31 minutes ago‎
For the first time in decades, HHS may start telling the public exactly how much money individual doctors earn treating Medicare patients.
 
 

Intuitive Surgical sees revenue above analysts' estimates

Reuters - ‎2 hours ago‎
(Reuters) - Intuitive Surgical Inc (ISRG.O) estimated fourth-quarter revenue higher than analysts' estimates as sales of its da Vinci surgical robot rose outside the United States.
 
 

Small Risk Seen With Rotavirus Vax

MedPage Today - ‎4 hours ago‎
Pediatrics. Small Risk Seen With Rotavirus Vax. Published: Jan 14, 2014 | Updated: Jan 14, 2014. By Sarah Wickline , Contributing Writer, MedPage Today.
 
 

Doctors Recommend Universal Diabetes Testing For Pregnant Women

NewsOK.com - ‎7 minutes ago‎
All pregnant women should get tested for gestational diabetes after 24 weeks of pregnancy, a federal panel says, to reduce the risk of dangerous complications for both mother and child, according to NPR.
 
 

Young adults are skipping flu shots: report

New York Daily News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Just over a third of U.S. adults ages 18 to 65 got the flu shot during the 2012-2013 flu season, according to an analysis released on Tuesday, and if that trend holds for the current flu season, many adults may be at risk.
 
 

Merck issues voluntary recall of cholesterol drug Liptruzet

NJ.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
Merck said it is recalling its combination cholesterol drug Liptruzet, which was introduced in May, because of packaging defects that could reduce effectiveness.
 
 

E-cigarettes ban where smoking is prohibited agreed by city panel

ABC7Chicago.com - ‎7 minutes ago‎
January 14, 2014 (CHICAGO) -- Chicago would ban e-cigarettes wherever smoking is prohibited, move them behind the counter and snuff out sales to minors, under a mayoral plan advanced Monday despite persistent aldermanic opposition.
 
 

Illumina Introduces the HiSeq X(TM) Ten Sequencing System

Wall Street Journal - ‎3 hours ago‎
Illumina, Inc. (NASDAQ:ILMN) today broke the 'sound barrier' of human genomics by enabling the $1,000 genome. This achievement is made possible by the new HiSeq X Ten Sequencing System.
 
 

Obamacare website's Spanish: No bueno

MSN Money - ‎1 hour ago‎
The ACA's Spanish-language portal is suffering some of the same woes its English counterpart did, with an additional twist -- bad translations.
Science
 
 
 

Humans And Primates Burn 50 Percent Fewer Calories Each Day Than Other ...

International Business Times
57 minutes ago
 
Written by
Zoe Mintz
A new study suggests the slow metabolism found in humans and other primates may explain why they grow up slowly and live such long lives.
 
 

Ancient Antarctic Trench Larger Than Grand Canyon Found Under Miles Of Ice ...

International Business Times
59 minutes ago
 
Written by
Philip Ross
Underneath Antarctica's ancient, frozen landscape lies a hidden subglacial valley larger than the Grand Canyon. The recently discovered Antarctic trench, sculpted millions of years ago, is nearly two miles deep and plunges to more than 6,500 feet below sea ...
 
 

Hubble offers the best look yet at the star making factory inside the Tarantula ...

natmonitor.com - ‎44 minutes ago‎
The Tarantula Nebula contains 800,000 stars in various stages of development. The Hubble Tarantula Treasury Program is providing the best look yet at what's going on inside.
 
 

New system harnesses sun's energy during day for use at night

Science Recorder - ‎20 minutes ago‎
According to a January 14 news release from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, a team of researchers led by Tom Mayer at the university's Energy Frontier Research Center has built a system that converts solar energy into hydrogen fuel and ...
 
 

Pine Island Glacier's retreat 'irreversible'

BBC News - ‎7 hours ago‎
Antarctica's mighty Pine Island Glacier (PIG) is now very probably in a headlong, self-sustaining retreat. This is the conclusion of three teams that have modelled its behaviour.
 
 

Researchers measure minuscule particles with 'tiny diving boards'

Christian Science Monitor - ‎2 hours ago‎
Researchers from MIT can now measure masses of particles as small as one millionth of a trillionth of a gram. Skip to next paragraph.
 
 

Hubble 'scope snaps 600-LIGHT-YEAR-wide pic of star-spawning nebula

Register
11 minutes ago
 
Written by
Brid-Aine Parnell
Pic The Hubble Space Telescope has had a peek behind the clouds of frenzied star-birthing supercluster the Tarantula Nebula, the nearest observable laboratory of the kind of star-making that was common in the early Universe.
 
 

Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter captures Curiosity rover in spectacular photo

Science Recorder - ‎6 hours ago‎
A December 11 image by NASA's High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera, mounted on the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, captured the Mars Curiosity rover and the latest tracks left by the vehicle during its trek through Gale Crater.
 
 

Super-Earths Have Land Continents and Oceans, Making Them Much Similar to ...

University Herald - ‎2 hours ago‎
Earth (Photo : Flickr/CC) Like Earth, the super-Earth model had oceans and bodies of land due to the shifting of tectonic plates. "Super-Earths" were just recently found to be more common in the universe than previously known, but now the exoplanets are ...
 
 

Molecular chlorine found at high levels in Arctic atmosphere

Mother Nature Network
57 minutes ago
 
Written by
John Platt
Researcher Jin Liao checks the instrumentation in Barrow, Alaska, during a research trip to measure molecular chlorine in the atmosphere.
 
 

'Hand of God' captured in NASA image

WWL - ‎8 hours ago‎
Nicknamed the "Hand of God," this object is called a pulsar wind nebula. It's powered by the leftover, dense core of a star that blew up in a supernova explosion.
 
 

Virgin Galactic again notches successful supersonic test flight

CNET
5 hours ago
 
Written by
Don Reisinger
Virgin Galactic, the joint venture between Virgin Group and Abu Dhabi's Aabar Investments, says its third test flight was a success.
 
 

Mars mission finalist: Saying bye to family 'not a dealbreaker'

CNET
32 minutes ago
 
Written by
Chris Matyszczyk
Gillian Finnerty, one of 1,058 people selected to the shortlist for the Mars One project, says going to Mars and never seeing her family again is like emigrating to Australia.
 
 

Bill would spend $300M on Great Lakes restoration

Hilton Head Island Packet - ‎1 hour ago‎
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. - A spending bill crafted by congressional leaders would allocate $300 million to a Great Lakes cleanup that had been threatened with a massive cut during last year's budget fight, supporters said Tuesday.
 
 

Revered Lions of West Africa Close to Extinction

Latin Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
According to a study published in the scientific journal PLOS One, the West African lion community has suffered a "catastrophic collapse," with only about 400 total --- 250 of which are breeding age --- left in the region.
 
 

JPL's RoboSimian advances to the DARPA Robotics Challenge finals

DVICE - ‎47 minutes ago‎
NASA entered two custom-built robots in the DARPA Robotics Challenge (DRC): Valkyrie and RoboSimian. While "Val" had the look of a superhero, at the end of the day, it was JPL's ape-like RoboSimian that scored high enough to make the finals.
 
 

Gov. Patrick's New Climate Change Plan

WBUR - ‎1 hour ago‎
The sun rises in Seaside Heights, N.J. behind the Jet Star Roller Coaster which has been sitting in the ocean after part of the Funtown Pier was destroyed during Superstorm Sandy.
 
 

Peruvian satellite arrives at International Space Station

Andina - Agencia Peruana de Noticias - ‎44 minutes ago‎
The cube-shaped satellite designed by students and faculty from Peruvian university Universidad Alas Peruanas was launched on board the Orbital Sciences Corporation Antares rocket.
 
 

Sen. Whitehouse Talks With Alaskans Threatened By Climate Change

Rhode Island Public Radio - ‎11 hours ago‎
In Washington D.C., Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse will talk with Alaska Natives this morning to find out how extreme coastal erosion caused by climate change may force them to relocate from their village.
 
 
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Cats and dogs in Venezuela may soon be getting a taste of the South American country's brand of socialism as the government weighs controlling pet food prices.
 
 

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Canadian teen convicted of 'sexting' photos of boyfriend's ex updated 3 days ago

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Beauty queen's killers nabbed, Venezuela says updated 4 days ago

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Lightning strike on beach kills 3 in Argentina updated 4 days ago

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Clashes During Egyptian Vote Kill 11

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