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Global Restrictions Considered To Prevent Cancer Title Wave

Posted On February 04, 2014

(Brussels) -- Global restrictions on alcohol and sugar need to be considered to prevent a tidal wave of cancer. That's according to the World Health Organization's 2014 cancer report. Released to coinside with World Cancer Day, the survey predicts the number of people diagnosed with cancer per year will increase by around ten-million worldwide by…

Coca Cola “America The Beautiful” Ad Triggers Backlash

Posted On February 04, 2014

{SuperBowl48CocaColaAmerica1_1} Q...(music fades) 000:16 (Undated) -- Coca Cola's rendition of "America The Beautiful" is seeing some ugly reaction on Twitter. The ad, which features the patriotic classic sung in different languages, aired during the second half of the Super Bowl Sunday. Backlash followed with some outraged viewers taking to social media to condemn the ad's…

JK Rowling Sues “Daily Mail” For Libel

Posted On February 01, 2014

(Undated) -- "Harry Potter" author JK Rowling is suing Britain's "Daily Mail" for libel. Rowling is taking issue with a website article that suggested the author wasn't entirely truthful about backlash she says she experienced from churchgoers as a single mother. Rowling says the "Daily Mail" story misrepresented the comments she made in an article…

Family Of Amanda Knox’s Slain Roommate Speaks Following Verdict

Posted On January 31, 2014

(Florence, Italy) -- Relatives of the victim in the Amanda Knox murder trial believe they may never know exactly what happened the night Meredith Kercher was killed. Kercher's family made the comment after an Italian appeals court ruled Thursday that Knox, who was Kercher's college roommate, and her ex-boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito are guilty of the…

Scarlett Johansson Leaves International Rights Group

Posted On January 30, 2014

{JohanssonSoda1_1} Q...done it...SodaStream 000:08 (Jerusalem) -- Actress Scarlett Johansson is abandoning her role as an Oxfam ambassador to keep controversy over her soda pop endorsement from bubbling over. The international human rights group doesn't like Johansson's decision to appear in a Super Bowl commercial for Israeli beverage machine maker SodaStream because the company runs a…