09 Feb '11, 11pm

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Polar bears, walruses at risk as Arctic ice melts 8:25 AM WASHINGTON - POLAR bear mothers will have a harder time carrying cubs to term as Arctic sea ice dwindles, a new study said, and the US government recognised that Pacific walruses need protection in their melting icy habitat. Arctic ice reached the third-lowest level ever recorded in 2010, and was at record low levels in January. Because the Arctic is a major weather-maker for much of the Northern Hemisphere, these changes are being blamed for severe storms in some of the world's most densely populated areas. Surgery in the womb works best for spina bifida 7:34 AM WASHINGTON - SURGERY to repair a birth defect known as spina bifida is best done in the womb rather than after the baby is born, the results of an eight-year US trial released on Wednesday suggest. The method was so successful in boosting babies' health and...

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China's airport graft hits high: Auditors 4:00 PM BEIJING - WHILE China's airport building boom during the past five years...

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BMW expects China to help record sales in 2011 8:51 AM CAPE TOWN - BMW expects double-digit growth in China to help fuel r...

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Porsche may make cars in China or US 9:36 PM FRANKFURT - GERMAN sports car maker Porsche is considering producing in China...

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United face Arsenal or Orient in FA Cup 6:26 AM LONDON - MANCHESTER United will face an FA Cup quarter-final clash against...