No sweat: Does carb loading improve performance?

No sweat: Does carb loading improve performance?

Jonathan Knowles/Getty By Alice Klein If one of the reasons you signed up for exercise was the thought of guilt-free bowls of pasta (carb loading boosts performance, right?) you better make sure you are working for it. Unless you are...
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She Ran From the Cut, and Helped Thousands of Other Girls Escape, Too

She Ran From the Cut, and Helped Thousands of Other Girls Escape, Too

“The cultural elders are like a small Parliament in my village,” she said. “They have not gone to school, but they have so much power. All the decisions come from them.” Traditionally, women aren’t allowed to address elders. Ms. Leng’ete...
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Agar, Cartwright help Scorchers reclaim top spot

Agar, Cartwright help Scorchers reclaim top spot

  shares Perth Scorchers 4 for 114 (Cartwright 47*, Agar 26*, Neser 2-18) beat Adelaide Strikers 112 (Carey 44, Agar 3-19) by six wicketsScorecard and ball-by-ball details Ashton Agar and Hilton Cartwright lifted Perth Scorchers back to the top of...
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China tanker fire: Bodies found as Sanchi still burns

China tanker fire: Bodies found as Sanchi still burns

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFootage of the rescue work taken on Thursday. The fire is still burning Salvage workers have managed to board a burning oil tanker off China’s coast, recovering the bodies of two crewmen...
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Africa:Donald Trump Should Apologize for Remarks – African States

Africa:Donald Trump Should Apologize for Remarks – African States

African UN ambassadors and the African Union have called for “a retraction and an apology” from Donald Trump after the US president reportedly described them as “s***hole” countries. Trump has denied using the phrase. All 54 African amb...
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Africa:Lessons Malawi Can Learnt From Recent Presidential Elections in Africa

Africa:Lessons Malawi Can Learnt From Recent Presidential Elections in Africa

opinionBy Danwood Chirwa Kenya and Liberia recently held presidential elections which were protracted by legal contestations of the kind we witnessed in the 2014 presidential elections in Malawi. The experience of these countries holds some lessons that could ...
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Defense Ministry mulls adding cruise missile interception capability to Aegis Ashore

Defense Ministry mulls adding cruise missile interception capability to Aegis Ashore

The government might add a cruise missile interception function to Aegis Ashore, the land-based defense system it plans to install against North Korean ballistic missiles, Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera said. The move is aimed at strengthening Japan’s det...
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‘Don’t Feed the Troll’: Much of the World Reacts in Anger at Trump’s Insult

‘Don’t Feed the Troll’: Much of the World Reacts in Anger at Trump’s Insult

Je suis choqué par les propos du Président Trump sur Haïti et sur l’Afrique. Je les rejette et les condamne vigoureusement. L’Afrique et la race noire mérite le respect et la considération de tous. MS Related posts: Live briefing: United...
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Nearly 800 Arrested in Economic Protests in Tunisia

Nearly 800 Arrested in Economic Protests in Tunisia

The protests, which began on Monday, have been largely aimed at a series of austerity measures and tax increases that went into effect on Jan. 1 and have quickly rippled through the economy, which is plagued by high inflation and...
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Africa:Africa’s Generational War

Africa:Africa’s Generational War

analysisBy John Githongo In Kenya, President Uhuru Kenyatta finally secured a second term on Nov. 28 after two flawed elections, outbreaks of violence, and a series of court battles. Across the continent in Liberia, the former soccer star George Weah...
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Lazy girl workouts are as important as hitting the gym

Lazy girl workouts are as important as hitting the gym

Achieving physical fitness doesn’t always have to mean spending hours in the gym lifting heavy weights. A Low-Intensity Sustained State (LISS) cardio exercise can be as essential at keeping you fit as a high-intensity workout. Personal training experts t...
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