Fair skinned people are known to be at higher risk for skin cancer and other problems associated with too much exposure to the sun, but experts say people of color also are vulnerable to the harmful effects of ultraviolet (UV) rays emitted by the sun and indoor tanning beds. Darker skin has more pigment-making cells, which provide some inherent protection against UV rays, but not enough, said ...
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Crisil has pitched for urgent reforms in policy and regulatory areas to ensure that benefits of the progress achieved reach the bottom of the pyramid. "Infrastructure segments like power, road and ports have significantly evolved over the years mainly due to reforms, private sector interest and strong investment flows. Today, they are at a point which calls for the next level of initiatives ...
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XXX is the kind of movie where, when a character needs to destroy a communications tower in order to disrupt a surveillance system, he doesn't simply blow it up or something so middle-of-the-road and typical as that. Instead, he parachutes in on a snow board and lands on a mountain top hundreds of feet above it, sets off bombs to create a massive avalanche, and then snowboards down the mou ... ...
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1 of 4. Passengers wait to be picked-up after two commuter trains collided in Bridgeport, Connecticut causing one to derail injuring numerous passengers, May 17, 2013. Some 20 to 25 people were injured on Friday in a train accident near Fairfield, Connecticut, a Fairfield Police spokesman said on ...
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He is the most evil, vile, demonic criminal. He is dead to me. There will be no visits, there will be no phone calls. He can never be Daddy again. I have no sympathy for the man.
Gregg was speaking about her father Ariel Castro who allegedly kidnapped, raped and held captive for a decade, three young women in Cleveland, Ohio.
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A Singapore court Friday sentenced a 45-year-old Indian-origin man to two years in jail for molesting a 13-year-old boy.
S. Subramaniam, a real estate agent, was found guilty of molesting the student at the former's flat at the Yishun area here Dec 23, 2011, the Straits Times reported.
The court heard that Subramaniam invited the boy and his 14-year-old cousin and committed the act.
The boy said that he tried to move away but failed to do so.
Deputy public prosecutor Norman Yew had sought a 24-month jail term for the convict as he was recalcitrant and showed no remorse for the crime.
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