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Germans Felix Neureuther and Fritz Dopfer go 1-2 in night slalom; Marcel Hirscher only 7th

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MADONNA DI CAMPIGLIO, Italy -- Felix Neureuther took advantage of soft snow conditions to win a World Cup slalom ...

David Warner says thumb injury won t keep him out of Boxing Day test

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MELBOURNE, Australia -- Opening batsman Dave Warner says an injured thumb will not prevent him playing in Australia's third ...

Will it deflate too soon? Does it slow me down?: Skiers concerned about airbag safety system

By Andrew Dampf THE ASSOCIATED PRESS VAL GARDENA, Italy -- Some skiers are concerned they will turn into the puffy "Michelin Man" when ...

Germans Neureuther and Dopfer 1-2 in opening run of night slalom; Hirscher 0.85 back in 11th

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MADONNA DI CAMPIGLIO, Italy -- Germans Felix Neureuther and Fritz Dopfer stood 1-2 following the opening run of a ...

After years of delays and revamp, Airbus delivers first A350 wide-body jet, to Qatar Airways

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PARIS -- Airbus has at last delivered its first A350 jet, handing over the wide-body plane to Qatar Airways ...

Germans Neureuther and Dopfer 1-2 in opening run of night slalom; Hirscher 0.85 back in 11th

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MADONNA DI CAMPIGLIO, Italy -- Germans Felix Neureuther and Fritz Dopfer stood 1-2 following the opening run of a ...

A catch, a shot, a memory or two: 2014 provides plenty of eye candy for sports fans

By Eddie Pells THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Some of them won the game, some of them saved the game and others made for some ...

Newcastle defender Gutierrez returns to action after undergoing testicular cancer treatment

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEWCASTLE, England -- Newcastle defender Jonas Gutierrez has returned to action after being treated for testicular cancer. The former Argentina ...

EU s Alpine tourism hubs brace for fewer Russian visits amid Ukraine, ruble and oil-price pain

By Jamey Keaten THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PARIS -- Russia's tensions with the West over Ukraine and the slump for the ruble are echoing ...

After years of delays and revamp, Airbus delivers first A350 wide-body jet, to Qatar Airways

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PARIS -- Airbus has at last delivered its first A350 jet, handing over the wide-body plane to Qatar Airways ...

Canada s winter athletes kept up the 2010 pace at Winter Games in Sochi

By Donna Spencer THE CANADIAN PRESS CALGARY -- Canada not only reinforced its status as a winter sport power in 2014, but proved ...
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Indian opposition lawmakers demand Modi clarify stand on conversion of minorities to Hinduism

[caption id="attachment_826807" align="aligncenter" width="480"] Samajwadi Party supporters participate in an anti government protest in New Delhi, India, Monday, Dec. 22, 2014. ...

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Avoiding relapse, inviting happiness over the Holiday Season

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI The holiday season can be an especially challenging time for individuals in recovery from addictive behaviours. Holiday parties and celebrations with…
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Sex workers from India’s largest red light area seek American feminist Eve Ensler’s help

IANS Kolkata – American activist and playwright Eve Ensler Friday met sex workers in Kolkata’s Sonagachi, one of Asia’s largest red light areas, who sought…
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Bikini round removed from Miss World pageant

IANS London – The Miss World contest, which has been an annual feature since 1951, will no longer feature a swimsuit round in their competition,…
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Gallery: Wait for India’s Kingfisher Calendar Girl 2015 is almost over

VANCOUVER DESI The Hunt for the Kingfisher Calendar Girl 2015 is almost over. An Indian lifestyle channel will air the grand finale of the reality…
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Blogs

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Recipe: Fluffy Carrot Cake with Cardamom Icing

JESSIE LEHAIL VANCOUVER DESI At the Lehail house, we have a carrot cake tradition. Carrot cake is the go-to dessert for special occasions like birthdays,…
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Recipe: Crimson Crush – Gingery Ribena Cocktail

VANCOUVER DESI – JESSIE LEHAIL This Crimson Crush has a distinctive, yet spicy flavour that is refreshing with a bit of bubble. Plus it has…
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Avoiding relapse, inviting happiness over the Holiday Season

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI The holiday season can be an especially challenging time for individuals in recovery from addictive behaviours. Holiday parties and celebrations with…
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8th Annual Victor Ghirra Toy Drive collects over 3500 toys!

HARVEY KOONER VANCOUVER DESI Victor Ghirra’s giving spirit is alive and well with help from the Benevolent Brotherhood Society, Ghirra family, the Co-operators Insurance agencies…
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Health Check

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Ibuprofen an anti-ageing medicine?

IANS Washington – A common drug, Ibuprofen, which tackles pain and fever may also hold the key to a longer, healthier life, a study says….
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Forever young? UBC researchers may have stumbled upon the secret to youthful skin

Mice without a certain enzyme didn’t appear to age RANDY SHORE POSTMEDIA NEWS Scientists at the University of B.C. searching for ways to slow the…
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Alcohol blackouts not funny at all

IANS New York – Some people think that alcohol-related blackouts, bad hangovers and outrageous behaviour at parties are funny. It is actually not. According to…
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How old do you feel? The answer might help predict your death: Study

LINDSEY TANNER THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CHICAGO – How old do you feel? Think carefully — the answer might help predict how much longer you’ll live….
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Is Vancouver ruining yoga? India thinks so (w/ video)

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI Vancouverites have a passion for yoga. Studios have become as commonplace as coffee shops and sushi joints in the city, but…
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Drinking from chemical-laden cans may raise BP

IANS Seoul – Think again before you pick up that can from the department store for your favourite food or drink for it may lead…
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FAILED CATARACT SURGERIES

At least 24 poor, elderly patients go blind after free cataract surgery in north India

CHONCHUI NGASHANGVA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — Authorities ordered an investigation Friday after at least 24 poor and elderly people went blind following cataract…
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20 Pakistani children infected with HIV after blood transfusions

VANCOUVER DESI Nearly 20 children in Pakistan have tested positive for HIV after receiving blood transfusions, an international news agency has reported. According to Reuters,…
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Don’t ignore cancer symptoms

IANS London – Perhaps driven by fear, people often prefer to dismissing potential warning signs of cancer, thereby putting their lives at risk, says a…
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An Indian family’s strange wedding gift request: Pledge to donate blood and organs

VANCOUVER DESI Instead of the traditional gold and valuables, a Gujarati wedding on Sunday issued a strange gift request – for guests to donate blood…
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