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South Korea : F-35 fighter jet price to fall with new Pentagon deal

F-35 fighter jet price to fall with new Pentagon deal

The world’s largest stand-alone defense contractor, Lockheed Martin Corporation is expected to win a sizeable contract from South Korea for 40 of its F-35 Joint Strike Fighters. Although South Korea’s Defense Ministry did not clearly specify Lockheed Martin as the winner, the country’s need of the hour to beef up its stealth capability leaves the company’s F-35A stealth jet as ... Read More »

Frankie Muniz : Actor suffers second ‘mini-stroke’

Frankie Muniz

For a second time in a year’s span, “Malcolm in the Middle” star Frankie Muniz has suffered a mini-stroke. It is not normal for a 27 year old young man to have two strokes within a year of each other unless there is a major medical complication or other outside reasons. Muniz, who turns 28 on Dec. 5, told Us ... Read More »

Holiday eating tips for Thanksgiving : says expert

Holiday eating tips for Thanksgiving

With the holiday season kicking off this week, experts are reminding people that there is a healthy way to enjoy a Thanksgiving feast. Gloria Bent, a registered dietitian, says that along with using fresh and natural ingredients, dieters should avoid the skin of the turkey. She says that staying away from too many side dishes and sticking to vegetables is ... Read More »

Gynecologists may treat men, Patients: board says

Gynecologists may treat men

The American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology said Tuesday that its members could treat male patients for sexually transmitted infections and screen them for anal cancer, The New York Times reports. The announcement is a change to restrictions issued in September, which said gynecologists could lose their board certification if they treated male patients. The original rule was to keep ... Read More »

American Horror Story House Back on the Market For $7.8m (PHOTO)

American Horror Story House Back on the Market For $7.8m

A cultural landmark popularized by the television show “American Horror Story” is back on the market in the Hancock Park neighborhood of Los Angeles. Known as the Alfred F. Rosenheim Mansion, the home made famous by Hollywood horror was built by the German-American architect of that name in 1904 and offers six bedrooms and nearly 7,600 square feet. Read More »

World’s best retirement spots in 2013

world's best retirement spots

**The 2013 Global Retirement Index has been released. You can read that article here.** In the States today, the discussion about retirement orbits around how much less of it we’re all going to have. While the cost of everything from healthcare to food swells… incomes, pensions and nest eggs erode, leaving baby boomers fewer and fewer options for retirement at ... Read More »

How to get tax credits for green remodeling

how to get tax credits for green remodeling

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 is full of initiatives that President Obama and Congress are hoping will boost our economy. At 1588 pages, most people probably wouldn’t take the time to read the whole thing, but there are some tax credits they might be missing out on. The economic stimulus package lengthens the Energy Efficiency Tax Incentives ... Read More »

How much does bathroom remodel cost : Reports

How much does bathroom remodel cost

Do you ever wonder what it would cost to create a bathroom you look forward to seeing in the morning? Nationwide, the average cost of a bathroom remodel or addition, according to Houzz.com survey data from over the past five years, is $11,300. The majority of home purchases in the U.S. are for existing homes, and bathroom renovation is high ... Read More »

Ohio Amish girl, family flee to avoid forced chemo

Ohio Amish girl

An attorney for a 10-year-old Amish girl with leukemia and her parents says the family has fled their home in Ohio, leaving the country at one point to stop her from being forced to resume chemotherapy treatments. The attorney says the family left just days before a state appeals court appointed a guardian to take over medical decisions for the ... Read More »

Nigeria bottles of beer, smashed by Islamic police (VIDEO)

Nigeria bottles of beer

Police enforcing Islamic law in Kano State on Wednesday destroyed some 240,000 bottles of beer, the latest move in a wider crackdown on behaviour deemed “immoral” in the area. The bottles had been confiscated from trucks coming into the city in recent weeks, said officials from the Hisbah, the patrol team which enforces the strict Islamic law, known as Sharia. ... Read More »