106-year-old fruitcake found in 'excellent condition' in Antarctica

The team found the almost indestructible dessert in a hut located in Cape Adare. "Although the tin was in poor condition, the cake itself looked and smelt (almost) edible", the trust noted in a statement . "Finding such a perfectly preserved fruit... More..

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MS has 25 West Nile cases, 1 death this year
by | Wednesday, August 16, 2017

MS has 25 West Nile cases, 1 death this year

No humans or horses have tested positive for West Nile virus in Suffolk this year. Confirmation of the first West Nile virus positive bird means the virus is circulating between birds and mosquitoes and t...More..

Too Much Protein Killed This 25-Year-Old Woman
by | Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Too Much Protein Killed This 25-Year-Old Woman

News.com.au reported Hefford had rapidly lost brain function en route to hospital. Hefford's mother, Michelle White , told Perth Now that Hefford had been complaining about feeling exhausted and "weird". ...More..

EXPLORE: How Yemen's cholera outbreak spread to a half-million people
by | Tuesday, August 15, 2017

EXPLORE: How Yemen's cholera outbreak spread to a half-million people

Since early July, the outbreak has slowed in areas of the country that have been impacted the most, but an estimated 5,000 people are still being infected by the waterborne diarrheal disease every day, and almo...More..

Independence Day: India & Pakistan get into a flag war
by | Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Independence Day: India & Pakistan get into a flag war

Meanwhile, Pakistan kicked off their Independence Day festivities at midnight on Sunday by hoisting a 400 feet high flag at Attari-Wagah border near Lahore. Army Chief said that any power that will aim to wea...More..

Trump lashes out at media after being forced to condemn Nazis
by | Monday, August 14, 2017

Trump lashes out at media after being forced to condemn Nazis

TRUMP: They've been condemned . Trump reminded Acosta he just did hold a press conference, but the reporter noted he and his fellow journalists would appreciate the opportunity to ask a few more questions. T...More..

Man killed, brother wounded in fight over parking spot
by | Monday, August 14, 2017

Man killed, brother wounded in fight over parking spot

The ordeal happened just before 11:30 p.m. Sunday on East 73rd Street near Avenue M in the Bergen Beach neighborhood. The homeowner brought his younger brother outside as backup and the brothers were stabbed....More..

SC asks Karti to appear before court, prohibits him from travelling overseas
by | Monday, August 14, 2017

SC asks Karti to appear before court, prohibits him from travelling overseas

The Apex court also issued a notice to Karti, saying that the latter did not join the probe, and asked him to appear before the CBI. In a major setback to Karti Chidambaram , the Supreme Court on Monday ru...More..

Supreme Court agrees to look into plea challenging Article 35A
by | Monday, August 14, 2017

Supreme Court agrees to look into plea challenging Article 35A

The article is drafted in Part XXI of the Constitution: Temporary, Transitional and Special Provisions. After the state Constituent Assembly has dissolved itself without recommending abrogation, the Article 3...More..

Candlelight vigil in Gainesville for victims of Charlottesville violence
by | Monday, August 14, 2017

Candlelight vigil in Gainesville for victims of Charlottesville violence

Flowers were donated by Albertson's and Yoke's, and people were encouraged to take one and give it to someone around town as a show of peace. "Resistance needs persistence", he said. "It's an America problem ...More..

Kenya's leader asks country to 'shun violence'
by | Monday, August 14, 2017

Kenya's leader asks country to 'shun violence'

Worldwide observers have endorsed the election . Worldwide election observers say they have seen no signs of interference with the vote. Eight bodies were taken to the Nairobi city morgue , majority wit...More..

NFL star Marshawn Lynch sits during national anthem amid Charlotesville violence
by | Monday, August 14, 2017

NFL star Marshawn Lynch sits during national anthem amid Charlotesville violence

Along those same lines, Raiders head coach Jack Del Rio also didn't take issues with Lynch's actions, which is being seen as an overall approval by the Raiders as an organization. Kaepernick has not signed ...More..

Odisha swine flu toll rises to six
by | Sunday, August 13, 2017

Odisha swine flu toll rises to six

Speaking on the dengue outbreak, Meherda informed that at least 370 persons have been tested positive while two deaths have been reported so far this year. One person each died at the SCB Medical College and Ho...More..

Buhari Speaks From London, Says 'I've Learnt To Obey Orders'
by | Sunday, August 13, 2017

Buhari Speaks From London, Says 'I've Learnt To Obey Orders'

Nigeria's president says he feels healthy enough to return home from medical leave in Britain, and is awaiting his doctor's permission. The visit came on the heels of the protest by the OurMumuDonDo movement ...More..

Hegazi header earns West Brom all three points
by | Sunday, August 13, 2017

Hegazi header earns West Brom all three points

Pulis, 59, who was under contract for another 12 months, is set to remain at The Hawthorns to 2019 after extending his stay by a year and is confident his targets will be on board by the end of the month. Rod...More..

Pall of gloom descends on death of IAS officer
by | Saturday, August 12, 2017

Pall of gloom descends on death of IAS officer

However, sources say that he has sent a message to anyone from his phone which states that I am committing suicide by jumping from the mall's 10th floor in Janakpuri area of Western Delhi. I have no pressure to...More..

Woman sues hospital after newborn death: Baby suffocated in bed after breastfeeding
by | Saturday, August 12, 2017

Woman sues hospital after newborn death: Baby suffocated in bed after breastfeeding

Oregon Live reports that Monica Thompson , 42, gave birth to her son Jacob in on August 2, 2012 at the Portland Adventist Medical Center . Three days after his birth, he was taken to a nursery so his mother ...More..

Fidget spinner explosions prompt Safety Commission warning
by | Saturday, August 12, 2017

Fidget spinner explosions prompt Safety Commission warning

The plastic and metal spinners have small pieces including batteries that can be a choking hazard. Reports of these incidents resulted in the Safety Commission starting an investigation, and while the toys ar...More..

Americans are drinking a lot - and it's scaring researchers
by | Saturday, August 12, 2017

Americans are drinking a lot - and it's scaring researchers

Because people tend to under-report consumption , especially as the amount of alcohol consumed increases, it's possible consumption levels could be even higher than found in this study. The jump for adults ...More..

'Vision Source' glasses recalled from local eye care center
by | Saturday, August 12, 2017

'Vision Source' glasses recalled from local eye care center

The last eclipse in 1979 had the country buzzing and people made their own glasses to watch it. They can even fraudulently print the fake ISO certification on the product (or on their website ), even though wh...More..