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“less” in the news

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Monday, April 29, 2019
Again, not surprisingly, countries like war-torn Afghanistan, Belarus and Yemen were found to be the "least positive.
Among the overweight and least obese, there was no increased risk of early death, but experts said this was probably due to the obesity paradox – that people suffering from cardiovascular disease or other obesity-related causes lose weight.
Even the least obese, with a body mass index (BMI) of 30 to 35, had twice the risk of high blood pressure, nearly twice the risk of heart failure and nearly six times the risk of sleep apnoea of those with a healthy weight.

Sunday, April 28, 2019
Synagogue shooting in California leaves at least 1 dead and 3 wounded
Less vs fewer

Saturday, April 27, 2019
Nonetheless, she says "Spain has gone from what political scientists Sonia Alonso and Cristóbal Rovira called 'no country for the populist radical right' to one where the far right could support – or less likely, join – a right-wing government".

Friday, April 26, 2019
The subsequent attacks, which claimed at least 250 lives, exposed a massive intelligence failure by Sri Lanka.

Wednesday, April 24, 2019
” Although Open Russia was officially liquidated in Russia, security forces have continued to write up the group’s activists, and at least five more people are at risk of facing criminal charges.

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
At least four PKK militants were brought to Turkey from northern Iraq after they were nabbed in an intelligence operation, security sources said on April 22.

Monday, April 22, 2019
At least 7 suicide bombers carried out Sri Lanka blasts — AP

Sunday, April 21, 2019
At least eight bombing attacks struck at least three churches in Sri Lanka, along with three five-star hotels favored by foreigners, killing more than 200 people.

Wednesday, April 17, 2019
At least 28 people have died after a bus carrying German tourists plunged off a road and overturned on the Portuguese island of Madeira.
Photos appear to show that at least one of the famed rose windows has survived but there are concerns for some of the other stained-glass windows.

Monday, April 15, 2019
The fire came less than a week before Easter amid Holy Week commemorations.

Thursday, April 11, 2019
The lure was a bargain-priced meal that promised to be surprising for both its quality and reasonable price: less than 20 euros, or about $23, for a three-course dinner with a glass of wine.

Monday, April 8, 2019
At least 2,800 people have fled from the fighting near Libya's capital, Tripoli, according to the UN.

Sunday, April 7, 2019
The Indian military may attack Pakistan sometime in less than two weeks, Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi claimed citing “reliable intelligence.” The two nuclear powers had a major flare up of tensions in February.

Sunday, March 24, 2019
At least 50 people were killed when a terrorist opened fire on worshippers during Friday prayers last week at the Al Noor and Linwood mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand.
The competitive pressure to build the jet — which permeated the entire design and development — now threatens the reputation and profits of Boeing, after two deadly crashes of the 737 Max in less than five months.

Friday, March 22, 2019
Brexit: Departure date pushed back by at least two weeks

Thursday, March 21, 2019
Or at least, that's how it might appear at first glance.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Meanwhile Turkey's Istanbul has become considerably less expensive, dropping 48 places to joint 120th on the list — due in part to the decrease in value of Turkish lira.
At least two victims will be laid to rest on Wednesday at the Memorial Park Cemetery, following the release of the bodies from the coroner's office a day earlier.

Monday, March 18, 2019
It was the second disaster involving a new Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft in less than six months.

Friday, March 15, 2019
At least 49 killed in New Zealand mosque shootings

Thursday, March 14, 2019
US President Donald Trump announced Wednesday afternoon he would immediately ground all Boeing 737 Max 8 and 9 aircraft, amid concerns over their involvement in two major plane crashes less than six months apart.
Turkey has serious problems and one major issue is unemployment, he said, noting that almost every house has at least one unemployed resident, with almost a total of seven million people jobless in the country.
It’s far less than he could have served.

Tuesday, March 12, 2019
(CNN) — Zinedine Zidane has made a surprise return to coach Real Madrid less than a year after leaving the Spanish giants in the wake of one of its great European successes.

Friday, March 8, 2019
Paul Manafort Is Sentenced to Less Than 4 Years in 1 of 2 Cases Against Him

Tuesday, March 5, 2019
At least 185 kg of cocaine seized in Istanbul

Sunday, February 24, 2019
Whichever choice garners the most votes among at least a fourth of the eligible voters, or roughly 290,000 people, must be respected by Okinawa Gov. Denny Tamaki and reported to the central government and the United States.

Friday, February 22, 2019
At least two people have died and several others have been injured in clashes at Venezuela's border with Brazil, local media report.

Wednesday, February 13, 2019
The deaths of at least 27 suspected asylum seekers in a shipwreck at Christmas Island has put a human face on Australia's often heated debate over how to deal with illegal immigrants, says the BBC's Nick Bryant in Sydney.

Thursday, January 31, 2019
Research shows that black women are among the least likely to get funding to start their companies.
Temperatures remained low, near record levels, in much of the Midwest on Thursday morning. The extreme cold has been linked to at least eight deaths.

Tuesday, January 29, 2019
And the flavor was insanely similar to that of real scrambled eggs, just a bit less creamy.

Monday, January 28, 2019
Less than an hour later, the ship reached the area covered with an infinite number of ice floes and sailed slowly through them to allow passengers to marvel at the sight.

Saturday, January 26, 2019
According to the researchers, when ice melts on top of a slightly warmer river, a vortex, caused by the heavier cold water encountering the less dense warm water, is created.

Wednesday, January 23, 2019
At least 21 people were killed when Somali militants stormed a luxury hotel compound in Nairobi, Kenya's government has confirmed.
In a blunt statement, the commission said at least eight deaths had been reported since last week, "mostly attributed to use of live ammunition".

Sunday, January 20, 2019
"Even the Fed has less flexibility than in the past," he said.
At least six people have died and some 1,400 have been injured since protests over fuel tax rises erupted last month.

Saturday, January 12, 2019
Munoz resigned from the company Friday, less than a week after the company announced he was taking a leave of absence due to the probe.

Tuesday, January 8, 2019
"Parents with less social capital just accept what a school tells them."

Friday, December 28, 2018
Your brain needs all the good nutrients it can get to function optimally. Eat better, not less.
This is important because it enables us to give a voice to those less heard, challenge the powerful and hold them to account.

Tuesday, December 25, 2018
He has been called the 'least bothered man in sport', but his move to Sauber for 2019 confirms his enthusiasm for racing is very much alive.

Monday, December 17, 2018
SAPPORO--At least 40 people were injured after an explosion apparently triggered by spray-can fumes ripped apart a restaurant and realtor office here Dec. 16, forcing terrified diners to flee from a spreading fire and collapsing building.

Saturday, December 15, 2018
At least not directly.

Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Twenty-four Ukrainians were detained and at least three were wounded in the incident.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
At least 19 people have been killed and dozens more wounded in a shooting at a college in Russian-annexed Crimea.

Monday, October 15, 2018
The comments, made during an interview with CBS's 60 Minutes, come less than a week after climate scientists issued a final call to halt rising temperatures.

Saturday, October 13, 2018
Foreigners, who want to be a citizen of Turkey, need to make a $500,000 investment, buy real estate worth $250,000 or generate jobs for at least 50 people.

Saturday, October 6, 2018
Companies in California have three years to implement a new law that requires at least one women to be on the board of any company listed on the stock market.
The president has long sold himself as a self-made billionaire, but a Times investigation found that he received at least $413 million in today’s dollars from his father’s real estate empire, much of it through tax dodges in the 1990s.

Monday, June 25, 2018
VietNamNet Bridge - Among the enterprises put under management by the State Capital Investment Corporation (SCIC), there are many firms where the state’s ownership ratio is less than 5 percent.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Parts of the US defence community will undoubtedly object to the cancellation of legitimate, defensive exercises, not least because it is unclear whether the decision was taken in concert with allies in South Korea.

Monday, May 28, 2018
After eight years of budget cutting, Britain is looking less like the rest of Europe and more like the United States, with a shrinking welfare state and spreading poverty.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018
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