New Ebola OUTBREAK causes fatalities as disease enters 'NEW PHASE'

So far, 23 deaths have been recorded in the Democratic Republic of Congo's latest Ebola outbreak, the ninth since the disease made its first-known appearance near its northern Ebola river in the 1970s. The first batch of 4,000 doses of vaccine was al... More..

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Criminal case dropped against sitting US governor
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Criminal case dropped against sitting US governor

Greitens's attorney Scott Rosenblum sharply criticized the prosecutor, claiming misconduct in the handling of the case. Greitens' attorneys have accused a private attorney hired by Gardner of committing per...More..

World Health Organization Seeks Ban Of Unhealthy Trans Fats
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

World Health Organization Seeks Ban Of Unhealthy Trans Fats

According to the USDA, a reduction in trans fat could prevent almost 30,000 premature deaths in the USA every year. Introduced into the food supply in earlier 20th century, the partially hydrogenated oils wer...More..

Alfie Evans Funeral: Hundreds Of Mourners Line The Streets Of Liverpool
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Alfie Evans Funeral: Hundreds Of Mourners Line The Streets Of Liverpool

A private funeral for 23-month-old Alfie Evans will be held next week, it has been announced. Alfie's parents lost a series of legal challenges against that ruling, including at the Court of Appeal, Supreme C...More..

Iraq PM Congratulates Sadr on Election Win, Suggests Need for Recount
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Iraq PM Congratulates Sadr on Election Win, Suggests Need for Recount

A political outlier before Saturday's ballot, Sadr is best known for leading the "fearsome" Mehdi Army in two insurgencies against United States troops in Iraq, following the toppling of Saddam Hussein in 2003....More..

Californians suffered a record number of STDs in 2017
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Californians suffered a record number of STDs in 2017

The prevalence of congenital syphilis has particularly skyrocketed, with an increase of more than 500 percent over years past. See the CDPH's breakdown of the data here . "We've known how to control syphil...More..

North Carolina AG Joins Other States In Suing Opioid Manufacturer
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

North Carolina AG Joins Other States In Suing Opioid Manufacturer

The lawsuit, filed by the attorney general's Bureau of Consumer Protection, said the company, well known for its production of brand-name oxycodone prescription OxyContin, understated the risks associated with ...More..

Scientists successfully transfer memory from one snail to another
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Scientists successfully transfer memory from one snail to another

The "memory transplant" was achieved through ribonucleic acid (RNA) injections and provides new tantalizing clues regarding the memory trace - also known as an engram, the presumed physical substrate of memory....More..

School district looks to cut spending by $3.5 Million in 2019-20
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

School district looks to cut spending by $3.5 Million in 2019-20

Because the report shows a disproportionate number of students of color identified for special education services, the Iowa Department of Education has told the district to work with an adviser. Education fin...More..

Drug molecule brings cure for the common cold closer
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Drug molecule brings cure for the common cold closer

Viruses "hijack" NMT from human cells to construct the protein "shell", or capsid, which protects the virus genome. The rhinovirus family has more than 100 variants, meaning that developing a vaccine has prov...More..

World Health Organization wants to eliminate artificial trans fats by 2023
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

World Health Organization wants to eliminate artificial trans fats by 2023

A 2017 directive from the FSSAI had ordered all food safety commissioners in states to ensure that interesterified vegetable oils, fats, hydrogenated vegetable oils, fat spreads do contain no more than five per...More..

Echoing King, activists revive a Poor People's Campaign for equality and justice
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Echoing King, activists revive a Poor People's Campaign for equality and justice

The Maine Poor People's Campaign protested outside the State House on Monday. In Missouri, 88 people were issued summonses in Jefferson City for obstructing a lawful police order to move after they blocked a ...More..

Ronda Rousey vs Nia Jax set for Money In The Bank
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Ronda Rousey vs Nia Jax set for Money In The Bank

Below is video of Cathy Kelley interviewing Rousey, Jax and Charlotte Flair on the red carpet. While she has already successfully defended her title, she knows Rousey represents a different challenge. News....More..

Expert comment - Mental health in the United Kingdom workplace, is enough being done?
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Expert comment - Mental health in the United Kingdom workplace, is enough being done?

The NSPCC's Are You There? campaign is calling on the government to invest funding into early support services for children. We spend a third of our lives at work (World Health Organisation) and mental ...More..

More Illnesses Reported as Salmonella Outbreak Traced to Eggs Spreads
by | Monday, May 14, 2018

More Illnesses Reported as Salmonella Outbreak Traced to Eggs Spreads

The Indianapolis Star reported the egg recall is one of the largest to occur since 2010, when 500 million eggs were recalled from an Iowa producer amid almost 2,000 reported illnesses linked to salmonella...More..

Iran's Rouhani congratulates Armenian PM on taking office
by | Monday, May 14, 2018

Iran's Rouhani congratulates Armenian PM on taking office

Armenia's parliament elected Nikol Pashinyan as the country's new prime minister on Tuesday. "Armenian relations with the new government". Putin was among the first foreign leaders to congratulate Pashinyan...More..

USC softball to host NCAA regional
by | Monday, May 14, 2018

USC softball to host NCAA regional

Tucson time and that game will be followed by UA and St. Francis at 8:30. An early exit in the Big Ten tournament made things uncertain, but Ohio State got what they wanted with a selection to the NCAA softb...More..

Parallel congresses hold in Ondo — APC congress
by | Monday, May 14, 2018

Parallel congresses hold in Ondo — APC congress

A section of the APC Secretariat in Imo State which was gutted by fire on Friday, May 11, 2018. They were said to have been arrested for criminal conspiracy, forgery, stealing and unlawful possession of ele...More..

Dust storm lashes Delhi and NCR, air traffic and Metro hit
by | Sunday, May 13, 2018

Dust storm lashes Delhi and NCR, air traffic and Metro hit

Rain and a dust storm with a wind speed of up to 70 kmph hit Delhi and several parts of Punjab and Haryana, including Faridabad and Gurgaon, on Sunday, bringing the mercury down after a spell of scorching heat...More..

International Nurses Day celebrated in Nagaland
by | Sunday, May 13, 2018

International Nurses Day celebrated in Nagaland

He was addressing the International Nurses Day celebration gathering at the DBT hall, Naga Hospital Authority Kohima, Saturday, which was held under the theme "Health is a Human Right". Union Health Minister Ja...More..

Army doctors 'grew' new ear for soldier in her forearm
by | Sunday, May 13, 2018

Army doctors 'grew' new ear for soldier in her forearm

A groundbreaking total ear reconstruction, which saw a new ear grown on a soldier's arm to replace one lost in an accident, has been successfully carried out by the USA military. Nearly two years after her acci...More..

More illnesses confirmed in Rose Acre Farms Salmonella recall
by | Sunday, May 13, 2018

More illnesses confirmed in Rose Acre Farms Salmonella recall

According to a May 10 update, CDC officials say the growing outbreak has sent 11 of the 35 people to the hospital. Eleven people were hospitalized and there were no fatalities. With the newly released informati...More..

Final donation for man whose blood helped save 2.4 million babies
by | Sunday, May 13, 2018

Final donation for man whose blood helped save 2.4 million babies

When Mr Harrison started donating, his blood was deemed so special that his life was insured for one million Australian dollars. To see more videos like this one check out our "Digital Shorts" channel on The...More..

Simpson ties course record for Players lead, Woods scrapes in
by | Saturday, May 12, 2018

Simpson ties course record for Players lead, Woods scrapes in

I just can't physically do it. Gay finished his round in 77th at 1 over; Webb Simpson is in 1st at 15 under; Patrick Cantlay, Charl Schwartzel , and Danny Lee are tied for 2nd at 10 under; and Chesson Hadl...More..

Antibiotics May Raise the Risk for Kidney Stones
by | Saturday, May 12, 2018

Antibiotics May Raise the Risk for Kidney Stones

A study published Thursday in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology found that taking any of five types of oral antibiotics was associated with a significantly higher risk of developing kidn...More..

Thiem defeats Nadal in Madrid
by | Saturday, May 12, 2018

Thiem defeats Nadal in Madrid

Rafael Nadal suffered his first clay-court defeat in nearly a year when the world No 1 was shocked 7-5, 6-3 by Austria's Dominic Thiem in the Madrid Masters quarter-finals on Friday. "Thinking too much abo...More..

Brad Shields released by NZ Rugby
by | Saturday, May 12, 2018

Brad Shields released by NZ Rugby

The 27-year-old back-row, who will join Wasps ahead of the 2018-19 Premiership season, is relishing the opportunity to show what he is capable of on the Test stage. But the call-up came earlier than expected, w...More..

IPL 2018: Warm Delhi to host DD vs SRH clash
by | Saturday, May 12, 2018

IPL 2018: Warm Delhi to host DD vs SRH clash

Rishabh Pant on Thursday evening played a fearless knock of 128* runs off 63 deliveries to blast Delhi Daredevils faltering innings to 187 for five at the end of 20 overs. Pant hit some unorthodox lap shot i...More..

Hard Rock accepts AAA Four Diamond Award
by | Saturday, May 12, 2018

Hard Rock accepts AAA Four Diamond Award

OCEAN RESORT CASINOAs the tallest building in Atlantic City , the landmark Ocean Resort Casino will offer unparalleled ocean views in its 1,399 rooms and capture the essence of what draws people to this po...More..

Deputies: Florida man strips naked at airport, makes bomb threat
by | Saturday, May 12, 2018

Deputies: Florida man strips naked at airport, makes bomb threat

John Greenwood, 25, was taken to a hospital for a mental evaluation. The sheriff says he had taken drugs the night before and was known to local law enforcement. The airport was evacuated, but later resumed nor...More..