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  • North Korea says 'a nuclear war may break out any moment'

    North Korea says 'a nuclear war may break out any moment'

    Monday, October 16 2017 11:31 PM EDT2017-10-17 03:31:12 GMT

    North Korea's deputy U.N. ambassador says the situation on the Korean peninsula "has reached the touch-and-go point and a nuclear war may break out any moment.".

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    North Korea's deputy U.N. ambassador says the situation on the Korean peninsula "has reached the touch-and-go point and a nuclear war may break out any moment.".

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  • Exposure to air pollution before birth may shorten our lives

    Exposure to air pollution before birth may shorten our lives

    Monday, October 16 2017 10:54 PM EDT2017-10-17 02:54:09 GMT
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    By Susan Scutti CNN  (CNN) -- Pollution affects us even in the womb: Women who are exposed to air pollution during pregnancy have babies with shorter telomeres (a genetic biomarker), a study published Monday in JAMA Pediatrics found. The length of telomeres -- caps at the end of chromosomes, similar to shoelace tips -- is considered a marker of biological aging. Based on their results, the researchers theorize that pre-birth exposure to air pollution may lead to negative healt...More >
    By Susan Scutti CNN  (CNN) -- Pollution affects us even in the womb: Women who are exposed to air pollution during pregnancy have babies with shorter telomeres (a genetic biomarker), a study published Monday in JAMA Pediatrics found. The length of telomeres -- caps at the end of chromosomes, similar to shoelace tips -- is considered a marker of biological aging. Based on their results, the researchers theorize that pre-birth exposure to air pollution may lead to negative healt...More >
  • 911 calls on nursing home dying: 'Oh my God, this is crazy'

    911 calls on nursing home dying: 'Oh my God, this is crazy'

    Monday, October 16 2017 10:47 PM EDT2017-10-17 02:47:15 GMT
    (Photo: CNN). In this aerial photo, evacuees can be seen outside the Florida nursing home where five people were found dead. 100 people have been evacuated from the building.(Photo: CNN). In this aerial photo, evacuees can be seen outside the Florida nursing home where five people were found dead. 100 people have been evacuated from the building.

    At first there was no hint of distress in the 911 calls, no sense of a crisis unfolding. 

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    At first there was no hint of distress in the 911 calls, no sense of a crisis unfolding. 

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