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A Provocative View: We’re Overdoing It on Sunscreen

January 15, 2019 |

The advice is ever-present and official: Slather on the sunscreen and keep evil, cancer-causing rays of the sun away from your body at all times. But in a piece at Outside , Rowan Jacobsen presents a provocative counterpoint. Rounding up research from a “rogue band of researchers,” he makes the case…


North Korea warns US in light of ‘provocative’ drills

May 16, 2018 |

North Korea says the US should carefully consider the fate of the North Korea-US summit in light of “provocative” drills with South Korea, North Korean state news agency KCNA reports. – RSS Channel – World

Met Forced to Defend Painting of Girl in Provocative Pose

December 4, 2017 |

As one New York City institution wrestles with high-profile molestation accusations , another finds itself the target of outcry over the “sexualization” of a young girl—in a painting. The Metropolitan Museum of Art says it will not take down the 1938 painting “Thérèse Dreaming” by the French artist Balthus, though…

Study Floats ‘Provocative’ New Theory on Alzheimer’s

May 26, 2016 |

A new study out of Harvard puts forward what the New York Times calls a “startling hypothesis” about Alzheimer’s. The research published in Science Translational Medicine suggests that old infections in the brain—or, more specifically, the body’s attempt to fight them off—may be at the root of the…

Iran Seizes Cargo Ship In ‘Provocative’ Move – RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

April 29, 2015 |

The News International

Iran Seizes Cargo Ship In 'Provocative' Move
Iranian patrol boats intercepted a cargo ship in the Strait of Hormuz April 28 and forced it into Iranian territorial waters by firing shots across its bow. The move, denounced as "inappropriate" and "provocative" by the Pentagon, prompted the U.S. Navy to send a …
US Sends Destroyer After Iran Detains ShipNew York Times
Seized ship being escorted to Iran's Bandar Abbas – chartererReuters
Iranian navy intercepted US-flagged ship, official saysFox News
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James Franco says provocative Instagrams are ‘what the people want’

May 12, 2014 |
Don’t look for hidden meaning in James Franco’s social media hijinks. Stopping by “The Late Show With David Letterman” on Thursday, the “Palo Alto” actor was asked to explain his strange, sometimes provocative Instagram activity.

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U.S. Commander Chides China Over ‘Provocative Act’

February 16, 2013 |

The highest-ranking U.S. military commander in Japan expressed concern about Tokyo’s dispute with Beijing, blaming China for “a provocative act” in comments going further than more even-handed statements from U.S. officials. What’s News Asia