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Obama Warns Uganda Over Anti-gay Law

A senior Obama administration official said if the legislation is enacted, the United States would review U.S. relations with Uganda. The United States is one of the largest donors of foreign aid to Uganda, sending more than $400 million a year in recent years. The bill was first introduced in 2009 and initially proposed a death sentence for homosexual acts, but was amended to prescribe jail terms including life in Kim Kardashian jail for what it called aggravated homosexuality. Homosexuality is taboo in many African countries. It is illegal in 37 nations on the continent, and activists say that few Africans are openly gay, fearing imprisonment, violence and loss of their jobs. Obama, a Democrat who has lobbied to expand rights for gay Americans and supports same-sex marriage, said he was deeply disappointed by Uganda's plans. Museveni last month had indicated he was planning to shelve the bill, which has drawn fierce criticism from Western donors and human rights groups. "The Anti-Homosexuality Bill in Uganda, once law, will be more than an affront and a danger to the gay community in Uganda. <br>More:

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Cyndi Lauper, Lady Gaga Put Spotlight On Women And Hiv

"Anything I can do to help raise money for HIV/AIDS awareness -- that's what I'm here for, and I'm very honored to be a part of this," the pop star, 23, said in a statement. There does seem to be a need for better awareness if the results of a new MAC AIDS Fund-sponsored poll of 1,000 American women is any indication. Among the survey's findings: Nearly three-quarters (73%) of women surveyed do not know their current HIV status. Most (78%) say they've had unprotected sex, and 72% of those who had sex without a condom said they did so because they believed they were in an exclusive relationship. Over half (55%) of women say they have never had an HIV test, and about four in every 10 women who were tested can't remember when their last test took place. The average woman who has been tested hasn't had an HIV test in over three years. Nearly six in 10 women (58%) say they don't get tested because they believe they are in a monogamous relationship. One in every five women said there was nothing that would convince them now to get an HIV test, even if they had already had one in the past. The attitudes reflected in the survey belie the fact that more.. HIV remains a major cause of illness and death for American women. <br>Full story:

Monday, 10-Feb-2014 01:25 Email | Share | | Bookmark
Will You Fall Over The Fitness Cliff On February 18?

That demotivation, coupled with a side of frustration from not getting the results they want quickly enough, can often be the dumbbell that broke the camels back for consumers leading many to abandon their New Years Resolutions by mid-month. How did Golds arrive at the date of February 18? Easy. They simply researched all of their member check-in data for the last four years from Golds Gym locations across the country more than 400 clubs in the U.S. and tracked the numbers. The drop-off in check-ins starts around February 12 and continues until February 18 when, like lemmings - and driven by some visit their website inexplicable aversion to exercise people start migrating away from the gym and regressing back to their former inactive lifestyles only to repeat the same behavior next year. Of course, a simple solution for those who have a little more stick-to-itiveness than the average person, why not mark February 19 on your calendar as your personal Fitness Cliff? That way you will miss the free fall. And, after all, why be like everyone else? <br>Full story:

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Google's Strength In Advertising To Drive Growth: Analysts

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The Google signage is seen at the company's offices in New York January 8, 2013. Credit: Reuters/Andrew Kelly Media (Reuters) - Google Inc looks set to extend its leadership in online advertising as it sharpens its focus on its core business, analysts said after strong ad sales helped the No. 1 search company report stronger-than-expected quarterly revenue. Google's shares, which closed at $1,135 ahead of the results announcement on Thursday, opened about 3 percent higher after at least 12 brokerages raised their price targets on the stock to as much as $1,400. Broker Canaccord Genuity raised its target price by $370 to $1,370, noting that Google's website revenue growth accelerated to 22.1 percent in the fourth quarter, the third consecutive quarter of faster growth. Canaccord and others also said the sale of Google's loss-making Motorola handset unit to China's Lenovo Group Ltd would help it focus on its core internet business and boost margins. <br>More:

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House Gop Unveils Immigration 'principles'

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