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Berri sets session to discuss food security

Speaker Nabih Berri calls for a meeting of the joint parliament committees to discuss legislation on food security, after a sweeping campaign undertaken by the Ministry of Health last week sparked a major food scandal.

Berri sets session to discuss food security

Speaker Nabih Berri calls for a meeting of the joint parliament committees to discuss legislation on food security, after a sweeping campaign undertaken by the Ministry of Health last week sparked a major food scandal.

UN: Deaths keep rising in Ukraine, now over 4,300

The fighting in eastern Ukraine has killed nearly 300 people in the last month despite a cease-fire and has violated people's rights so much it could amount to war crimes, UN rights investigators say.

Chasing trading cheats with fuzzy surveillance

Stung by billion-dollar fines for malpractice on their trading floors, the world’s big banks are using what are known as “fuzzy logic” tools, such as relationship mapping and behavioral analytics, to read the minds of would-be cheats among their traders.

Israel’s thirst for war

Tuesday’s horrific killing of four rabbis at a synagogue in Jerusalem must be seen for what it is – an outcome of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin’s Netanyahu’s attempt to provoke a religious war, ultimately to detract from the legitimate resistance and the struggle for Palestinian statehood.

Israel’s thirst for war

Tuesday’s horrific killing of four rabbis at a synagogue in Jerusalem must be seen for what it is – an outcome of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin’s Netanyahu’s attempt to provoke a religious war, ultimately to detract from the legitimate resistance and the struggle for Palestinian statehood.

Israel is in a trap of its own making

Doubtless, it was a shock to many Israelis that the Spanish parliament recognized the state of Palestine – well sort of – on the day that two Palestinians attacked a synagogue in Jerusalem, killing four people.

Bianchi out of coma, back in France

Formula One driver Jules Bianchi has been brought out of an artificial coma and arrived back in France Wednesday nearly seven weeks after his near-fatal crash at the Japanese Grand Prix.

Returning Rafa ready to roll once again

As years go 2014 has not been a good one for Rafa Nadal, but with his injury troubles seemingly behind him the Spaniard is confident he will be back to his best next season.

Woods furious over Jenkins’ parody interview

Tiger Woods has lashed out at veteran golf writer Dan Jenkins for penning a fake satirical interview with the 14-time major winner, describing the parody as “a grudge-fueled piece of character assassination.”

A taste of the Andes: Kaiken wines

The kaiken goose is the only bird strong enough to fly over the Andes Mountains, which reach heights of more than 7,000 meters. Each year this goose, whose name comes from the Mapuche Indian language, flies from Chile to Argentina. It has a wingspan of two meters, needed for powering across the mountains.

Gift Guide: Help your selfie with add-on gear

Not all selfies are created equal. Some are blurry, poorly framed or miss the action entirely because you might be scrubbing your thumb fishing for a virtual shutter button as the moment passes you by.

Blended frog juice a popular Peru elixir

Frogs from Peru's Lake Titicaca are the main ingredient in a juice blend that some Andean cultures believe has the power to cure asthma, bronchitis, sluggishness and a low sex drive.

TV Land pulls Cosby Show from lineup

NBC has scrapped a Bill Cosby comedy that was under development and TV Land will stop airing reruns of “The Cosby Show,” moves that came a day after another woman came forward claiming that the once-beloved comic had sexually assaulted her.

TV Land pulls Cosby Show from lineup

NBC has scrapped a Bill Cosby comedy that was under development and TV Land will stop airing reruns of “The Cosby Show,” moves that came a day after another woman came forward claiming that the once-beloved comic had sexually assaulted her.

Paddington sex content causes controversy

Britain’s film classification board has removed a warning that the new “Paddington” movie contains “mild sex references” after the creator of the children’s character expressed shock at the advice.