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Tunisia set to unveil coalition government
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Consequently, only Ennahda and its secular allies in the previous government – Marzouki's Congress for the Republic and Ettakatol – actually took part in discussions about the composition of a new cabinet and a proposed government programme.

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The Resource Curse Will Survive Hugo Chavez : The New Yorker
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To many people in Latin America, Hugo Chavez was a revolutionary hero who embraced the poor and taunted the Yankees. To others, particularly the landed and the well-to-do, he was the devil—a sobriquet he famously …

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Postscript: Hugo Chavez, 1954-2013 : The New Yorker
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Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez Frias, who died on Tuesday, from cancer, at the age of fifty-eight, was one of the most flamboyantly provocative leaders on the world scene in recent years. His death came after months in …

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'Skinny' Fat Cat Finds A Home & Continues To Lose Weight
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Skinny is tipping the scales at 35.7 pounds these days, down from a whopping 41 pounds last fall. He's getting more exercise at his new home says Dr. Brittney Barton, who is now fostering Skinny at her home. Skinny had been living at a specialized …

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Defibrillator Patients Who Lose Weight May Fare Worse
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To further understand that paradox, Kutyifa's team looked at the effects of unintended weight loss in patients with the CRT-D. The implanted device works by sending out small electronic impulses to correct the heart's rhythm. It also improves the …

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Cash can bribe dieters to lose weight, study finds
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The new study, done with Mayo Clinic employees, was the longest test yet of financial incentives for weight loss. Doctors think it succeeded because it had a mix of carrots and sticks – penalties for not losing weight, multiple ways to earn cash for …

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Debt Crisis: Cyprus capital flight accelerates on bank deposit fears
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Cypriot finance minister Michael Sarris told eurozone colleagues on Monday night that such action would shatter confidence and set off a fresh spasm of the EMU debt crisis. "There is no way we can entertain the idea of any kind of haircut to any kind …

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The God Argument: the Case Against Religion and For Humanism by AC …
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It goes back to the first half of the 19th century, when the delirious French atheist Auguste Comte plotted to replace theistic religion with a "Cult of Humanity", in which he himself would serve as high priest. Critics soon exposed Comte's humanism as …

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