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Marijuana compound may halt Alzheimer's disease – study
Extremely low levels of THC compound, a chemical found in marijuana, may slow down or halt the progression of Alzheimer's disease, US neuroscientists have found, thus laying the ground for the development of effective treatment in the future.

30.08.2014 13:59

​Monsanto in Ukraine: IMF loan for Ukraine may give GMO giant a backdoor into EU
Ukraine’s bid for closer ties with the west could come at a cost. With the IMF set to loan the country $17 billion, the deal could also see GMO crops grown in some of the most fertile lands on the continent, warns Frederic Mousseau.

30.08.2014 14:43

Iran slams new round of US sanctions as ‘invasion’, says they violate nuclear deal
Iran’s president has condemned as an “invasion” new sanctions on around 30 firms, banks and individuals, imposed by the US amid stalled talks on Tehran’s nuclear program. Iran believes Washington’s move contradicts earlier agreements.

30.08.2014 09:25

US judge rules Microsoft must handover personal data stored abroad
Microsoft has been told it must handover emails stored abroad to US prosecutors by a New York court. However, the software giant says it will fight the ruling, saying that an email deserves the same privacy protection as a paper letter sent by mail.

30.08.2014 09:25

‘Soul of the sun’ detected for the first time by scientists
Scientists have for the first time detected the solar neutrino particles forged in the sun’s heart that are eventually emitted into the galaxy as light.

30.08.2014 03:30

‘Gun boom’ in the US is over, but weapon sales still high
Gun sales in the United States have slipped in 2014 compared to last year, but they’re still higher than at any other point in the last decade.

30.08.2014 02:28

Soviet spy ring mastermind John Walker dies in prison
The infamous man behind one of the United States’ most shocking spy rings has died in a federal North Carolina prison.

29.08.2014 22:32

‘Anything US touches turns into Libya or Iraq’: Top Putin quotes at youth forum
Vladimir Putin has criticized Washington’s unilateral actions on the international arena, saying that whatever it touches seems to be turning into Libya or Iraq. Below are the top 10 quotes from the Russian President’s speech at the Seliger youth forum.

29.08.2014 16:06

Immediate and indefinite moratorium: Porn shoots on hold after performer tests positive for HIV
Pornography production in the United States has effectively been put on hold this week after one of the largest trade groups in the industry called for a voluntary moratorium on filming because an adult performer tested positive for HIV.

29.08.2014 19:18

The true story of Mark Paslawsky, the 'only' American fighter with Kiev forces
On Tuesday, August 20, a US army veteran named Mark Paslawsky was killed during a battle in Ilovyask, near Donetsk, which is currently held by anti-Kiev rebels.

29.08.2014 19:35

Driver with ISIS flag leads cops on car chase through Chicago
A Chicago man is facing multiple felony counts after he led police on a car chase early Wednesday while displaying the flag of the Islamic State from his vehicle’s window and then threatened to detonate a bomb.

29.08.2014 15:57

Family sues Georgia police for tasering man 13 times before he died
The family of a man who died after police used a stun gun on him as many as 13 times while he was handcuffed has filed a lawsuit against the two former officers of East Point, Georgia, according to the family’s lawyer.

29.08.2014 16:11

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