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Mexico indigenous people: Pope Francis asks for forgiveness

He made his appeal while celebrating Mass in three native languages after a new Vatican decree approved their use. The Pope also used the open-air service in San Cristobal de las Casas to warn about threats to the environment. Throughout his five-day trip he has condemned the evils of forced emigration and drugs. He has urged Mexico\'s leaders to provide \"true justice\" to suffering citizens. But on Monday he drew attention to the suffering of indigenous people in his address in...

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    Smartphone usage raises web

    Taipei: Smartphones have given us unlimited access to the internet, but also made people over-dependent on it, to the extent that loss of connection while travelling may lead to irritation and anxiety.According to a new study, a greater dependence on internet leads to the development of web-dependence anxiety.Young people and the better educated, or simply the more information literate, tend to have a greater \"smartphone web-dependence,\" which can significantly increase without reliable and...

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    Computer use may reduce risk of memory decline

    Washington: Older adults who use a computer may be up to 42 per cent less likely to develop memory and thinking problems, according to a new study which also found that engaging in reading, crafting and social activities may boost brain health in elderly.\"The results show the importance of keeping the mind active as we age,\" said study author Janina Krell-Roesch, with the Mayo Clinic in the US. \"While this study only shows association, not cause and effect, as people age, they may want to...

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