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Volkswagen’s required $800-million investment in California draws criticism

Volkswagen’s required $800-million investment in California draws criticism

A California Air Resources Board spokesman shows how a 2013 Volkswagen Passat with a diesel engine is evaluated at the emissions test lab in El Monte in 2015. (Nick Ut / AP)

For California engineers who usually toil in obscurity …

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At the open: TSX rises as energy leads gains

At the open: TSX rises as energy leads gains

A man walks past an old Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) sign in Toronto, June 23, 2014. (© Mark Blinch / Reuters)

Canada’s main stock index opened higher on Thursday, as modest gains in energy and industrial stocks helped keep the …

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Kim Kardashian Goes Braless Revealing Nipples In See-Through Top For North West’s 4th Birthday

Kim Kardashian Goes Braless Revealing Nipples In See-Through Top For North West’s 4th Birthday

Kim Kardashian decided to go braless, showing off her nipples in a see-through white tank top for North West’s fourth birthday party in Los Angeles.

A casual celebration

North West turned four years old on Thursday, June 15. The famous …

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Donny McCaslin Group debuts Bowie-inspired ‘Beyond Now’ at Jazz Alley

Donny McCaslin Group debuts Bowie-inspired ‘Beyond Now’ at Jazz Alley

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Tenor saxophonist Donny McCaslin’s appeared at Seattle’s premier Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley plenty of times — as a part of other major bands: Gary Burton’s, Antonio Sanchez’s Migration, Maria Schneider’s Orchestra, Kyle Eastwood, Danilo Pérez…

He returned with his own …

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Lorde Gets Real About Dealing With Body-Shaming Trolls: ‘It Rocked My Foundations’

Lorde Gets Real About Dealing With Body-Shaming Trolls: ‘It Rocked My Foundations’

It feels like just yesterday Lorde released Royals, but with a second album officially under her belt, she’s basically a pro at navigating the music industry!

Featured in this week’s issue of NME magazine, the Melodrama songstress reminisced about her …

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In Little Saigon, scraping out a living, one home-cooked meal at a time

In Little Saigon, scraping out a living, one home-cooked meal at a time

Home cooking in Little Saigon

In the morning darkness, Hue Phan prepared to steam greens and fry meat in the improvised kitchen on her backyard patio in Garden Grove.

The ingredients will fill meal cartons to feed more than three …

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Howrah bridge accident: 2 killed after bus overturned in Kolkata

Howrah bridge accident: 2 killed after bus overturned in Kolkata

In a shocking case of rash driving, two persons, including a woman, were killed and seven people were injured in a bus accident on the iconic Howrah bridge in Kolkata. (ANI image)

In a shocking case of rash driving, two …

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‘The 1970s club scene in New York was special’: Nicky Siano

‘The 1970s club scene in New York was special’: Nicky Siano

I started going to bars when I was 16. Kids weren’t allowed in, but I was tall. I’d look through the windows of certain clubs and see the inside. They always just looked phoney, trying to be really groovy and, …

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You know things are bad when Mark Hamill mixes up Steve Bannon and Darth Vader

You know things are bad when Mark Hamill mixes up Steve Bannon and Darth Vader

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Mark Hamill felt a great disturbance aboard Air Force One over the weekend.

It all started on April 6 when Donald "45" Trump popped into the press cabin aboard the presidential airliner to answer some questions about his …

by June 16, 2017 0 comments Tech
Is It Harder to Lose Weight When You’re Older?

Is It Harder to Lose Weight When You’re Older?

Q. Is it more difficult for an older person to lose weight?

A. Yes, unfortunately. Although it is possible to lose weight at any age, several factors make it harder to lose weight with age.

Even those who remain active …

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