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The ghost of conflicts past, present and future

It is well-known that traumatic experiences leave lifelong emotional and psychological scars in their wake. Some scientists even suggest that trauma causes genetic changes in the victim. A contentious new study goes so far as to imply that these genetic … Continue reading

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Shares in disarray over China crisis

Wall Street shares are sharply higher, with the Dow Jones 1.3% up, after losing ground on Tuesday. At the same time, European stock markets lost ground as fears persist of a China-led economic downturn. London’s FTSE 100 closed down by … Continue reading

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How one Chicago kid is escaping a life of dead-end jobs

Jesus Larios pushed himself out of his comfort zone and into a job as a ball boy for the Chicago Bulls. Growing up in Chicago, Jesus “Jesse” Larios figured he’d end up working a dead-end job just like everyone else … Continue reading

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China shares continue to lose ground

Image caption There’s global concern over China losing steam Chinese shares continued to lose ground despite the central bank’s latest effort to reassure traders. The mainland’s benchmark Shanghai Composite was down 1.1% to 2,930.23 points after a volatile open earlier. … Continue reading

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Japan delivers whiskey to space station_ for science

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Spirits arrived at the International Space Station on Monday. Not the ghostly ones, but the kind you drink — distilled spirits. The six astronauts won’t be sneaking a sip. It’s all for science. A Japanese … Continue reading

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China cuts rates to boost economy

China has cut its main interest rate to boost growth in its economy. The People’s Bank of China cut its main interest rate by 0.25 percentage points to 4.6% in an effort to calm stock markets after two days of … Continue reading

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What does a world without full-time jobs look like?

The most common occupation among American men is driving. But the advent of the driverless car could put lots of cab drivers, truck drivers and limo drivers out of work in the not-so-distant future. Automation may also replace the jobs … Continue reading

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What does a world without full-time jobs look like?

The most common occupation among American men is driving. But the advent of the driverless car could put lots of cab drivers, truck drivers and limo drivers out of work in the not-so-distant future. Automation may also replace the jobs … Continue reading

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What does a world without full-time jobs look like?

The most common occupation among American men is driving. But the advent of the driverless car could put lots of cab drivers, truck drivers and limo drivers out of work in the not-so-distant future. Automation may also replace the jobs … Continue reading

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What does a world without full-time jobs look like?

The most common occupation among American men is driving. But the advent of the driverless car could put lots of cab drivers, truck drivers and limo drivers out of work in the not-so-distant future. Automation may also replace the jobs … Continue reading

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