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Industrialist, scientist find medical waste fix 

In a rare joint collaboration between industrialists and academics, Ziad Abichaker, head of Cedar Environmental, and Dr. Walid Saad, assistant professor of chemical engineering at the American University of Beirut, have unveiled a new method for the long-term storage of expired pharmaceuticals.

Industrialist, scientist find medical waste fix 

In a rare joint collaboration between industrialists and academics, Ziad Abichaker, head of Cedar Environmental, and Dr. Walid Saad, assistant professor of chemical engineering at the American University of Beirut, have unveiled a new method for the long-term storage of expired pharmaceuticals.

Israel boycott drive gains strength

Ten years ago, a small group of Palestinian activists had a novel idea: Inspired by the anti-apartheid movement, they called for a global boycott movement against Israel as a nonviolent method to promote the Palestinian struggle for independence.

Vietnam party boss on historic U.S. visit

President Barack Obama and the leader of Vietnam’s Communist Party Tuesday held what both called “candid” discussions on human rights during a historic White House meeting as the onetime enemies seek to bolster ties.

Stocks, euro tumble on Greece concerns

Equity markets fell Tuesday and the euro hit a five-week low against the dollar as eurozone leaders held an emergency summit to discuss Greece’s future in the currency bloc, while commodities sold off on China demand worries.

Egypt’s curbs on GDR proceeds send stocks lower

Egyptian stocks plunged the most in 2015, sending the benchmark gauge below the average of the past 100 weeks, as the government’s tightening of foreign-exchange rules for arbitrage trading reduced demand for local shares.

Silverstone lifts F1 gloom, if only for a day

Formula One has many problems, but Sunday’s British Grand Prix, a thrilling race won by tearful home hero Lewis Hamilton in front of a record 140,000 strong crowd, was not one of them.

Mayweather stripped of WBO welterweight belt

Floyd Mayweather was stripped by the World Boxing Organization Monday of the welterweight world title he won by beating Manny Pacquiao two months ago in what was dubbed “the fight of the century.”

Cosby admits to drugging woman

Embattled U.S. comedian Bill Cosby admitted having drugged at least one woman with Quaalude sedatives to have sex with her, in court documents unsealed Monday.

Tears flow as Grateful Dead say farewell

The Grateful Dead gave what it says will be its last group performance Sunday, playing to some 70,000 singing, dancing and tearful fans in Chicago’s Soldier Field.