Hundreds dead and missing after mudslide in Sierra Leone

Lewis said homes had been built on an unstable hillside composed of clay-like soil. Many homes have been completely submerged. According to Red Cross , more than 9000 people have been affected by the mudslide by some way or the other. We hope to pro... More..

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Marijuana users 3 times more likely to die from hypertension
by | Friday, August 11, 2017

Marijuana users 3 times more likely to die from hypertension

The researchers designed a retrospective follow-up study of the US National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey participants aged 20 years and above. "Needless to say, the detrimental effects of marijuana...More..

by | Wednesday, August 09, 2017

A partial solar eclipse will be visible in Donegal this month

The eclipse will darken most of the bright sun in Atlanta on August 21, but not all of it. Channel your inner science teacher. When the moon passes between Earth and the sun, and scores a bull's-eye b...More..

FDA Wants Cigarette Nicotine to Drop to Non-Addictive Levels
by | Monday, August 07, 2017

FDA Wants Cigarette Nicotine to Drop to Non-Addictive Levels

In a statement, the agency pointed to the 480,000 annual deaths in the United States due to tobacco, deeming it the leading cause in preventable illness and death. "A key piece of the FDA's approach is demons...More..

Tax free holiday is this weekend
by | Saturday, August 05, 2017

Tax free holiday is this weekend

August 4 and ends at midnight August 6 and applies a sales tax exemption for certain clothing and shoe purchases. Friday through Sunday there will be no sales tax on certain " back to school " items including...More..

Countries failing to meet breastfeeding targets, new global report finds
by | Thursday, August 03, 2017

Countries failing to meet breastfeeding targets, new global report finds

Evidences for the health as well as cognitive benefits of breastfeeding for both the mother and their infants do already exist. It contributes to healthy growth and development, protecting children during their...More..

Blowing out candles can add 1400 percent more bacteria to cake
by | Thursday, August 03, 2017

Blowing out candles can add 1400 percent more bacteria to cake

Researchers from Clemson University in SC iced a circular piece of foil and placed it on top of a a styrofoam base to make a fake birthday cake. While this doesn't mean you can't blow out the candles on a cak...More..

Man kills one and injures six in knife attack in Germany
by | Sunday, July 30, 2017

Man kills one and injures six in knife attack in Germany

Officials interviewed the man and came away with the impression he was a "destabilised personality" but not someone who posed an immediate danger, Mr Voss said. Police say the assailant attacked the first victi...More..

Good news, because apparently booze can improve your recent memory
by | Friday, July 28, 2017

Good news, because apparently booze can improve your recent memory

It's nearly as if they're saying getting drunk is good as, better still, those who drunk the most also remembered the most. Then they were each given a word-learning task. Even though this effect had been sho...More..

HIV Patient Maintains Low Viral Load Despite No Antiretroviral Drug
by | Wednesday, July 26, 2017

HIV Patient Maintains Low Viral Load Despite No Antiretroviral Drug

A child in South Africa , who was thought to have been infected at birth, has been shown to now be free of symptoms of the virus some eight and a half years after treatment, reigniting confidence that rare cas...More..

by | Sunday, July 23, 2017

Spieth leads Kuchar by three through 54 at The Open

Open and very close at the Masters , " he said. Prior to a brief suspension in play forced by the day's most torrential downpour, Spieth was tied for the lead but looked certain to drop at least one shot at...More..

Firefighters save and resuscitate 'lifeless' dog from house blaze
by | Sunday, July 23, 2017

Firefighters save and resuscitate 'lifeless' dog from house blaze

On Facebook, many viewers from all over the world have praised the fire department for saving Jack. Using a pet oxygen mask donated to the department by a local Girl Scout troop, Smith and his partners slowly...More..

United States of America 2-0 El Salvador: 3 things we learned
by | Friday, July 21, 2017

United States of America 2-0 El Salvador: 3 things we learned

Goalkeeper Tim Howard charged out to make the stop. "That's insane. [Nipple twisting], that should be allowed, but the biting , no good". Right back Eric Lichaj , who plays with Nottingham Forest of the...More..

Monsoon session likely to be stormy
by | Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Monsoon session likely to be stormy

It plans to introduce 16 new bills, push for the passage of 18 pending draft legislation and seek the approval of Parliament for the supplementary demand for grants. Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari read the o...More..

Army veteran's dying wish is to get a call from you - literally
by | Sunday, July 16, 2017

Army veteran's dying wish is to get a call from you - literally

She says that Lee has received so many phone calls and texts, that they are now requesting e-mails. This wish comes after Lee told his wife, Ernestine Hernandez, one day to hold his phone just in case someone m...More..

A Font Is at the Heart of Pakistan's Prime Minister's Legal Troubles
by | Saturday, July 15, 2017

A Font Is at the Heart of Pakistan's Prime Minister's Legal Troubles

As far as Nawaz Sharif is concerned, his term as a prime minister ends next year and Maryam Sharif is regarded as his potential successor. Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf leaders Shah Mehmood Qureshi and Jehangir Ta...More..

Service workers on strike Wednesday at DIA
by | Thursday, July 13, 2017

Service workers on strike Wednesday at DIA

Prime Flight is subcontracted by American Airlines, JetBlue and United. At the heart of the dispute is the company's refusal to accept 32BJ Service Employees International Union as their bargaining representa...More..

Coffee may reduce risk of death, new studies find
by | Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Coffee may reduce risk of death, new studies find

Setiawan, of USC, said in a statement . "This ... gives us greater confidence that coffee may have beneficial health effects". Anxious you're drinking too much coffee? An earlier study found one ...More..

Latest Ariana Grande Concert Threat Defused After Man Arrested in Costa Rica
by | Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Latest Ariana Grande Concert Threat Defused After Man Arrested in Costa Rica

The man arrested is 22 years old and had posted a series of threats on a page dedicated to Grande's tour. Authorities in Costa Rica say they have arrested a 22-year-old Colombian man on suspicion of threateni...More..

Trump Suggests Fired FBI Director Broke the Law by Releasing Memos
by | Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Trump Suggests Fired FBI Director Broke the Law by Releasing Memos

As such, their removal is a direct violation of 18 USC 1924, which forbids the "Unauthorized removal and retention of classified documents or material". In short, Comey has some 'splaning to do. That statute go...More..

President Trump declares that Mexico should
by | Monday, July 10, 2017

President Trump declares that Mexico should "absolutely" pay for border wall

Does he still plan to build the wall - and does he still want Mexico to pay for it, reporters wondered. "It was not subject of the conversation". "Both sides had a prior agreement that the issue would not be ...More..

Curfew imposed in Kashmir Valley on Wani's death anniversary
by | Monday, July 10, 2017

Curfew imposed in Kashmir Valley on Wani's death anniversary

The first martyrdom anniversary of Burhan Wani would be officially observed in Azad Kashmir today (Saturday) with a renewed pledge to continue peaceful struggle till liberation of the held valley from Indian su...More..

Hackers (Possibly Russian) Have Been Aggressively Targeting US Nuclear Facilities
by | Saturday, July 08, 2017

Hackers (Possibly Russian) Have Been Aggressively Targeting US Nuclear Facilities

Hackers have been targeting companies that operate nuclear power plants in the U.S.in recent months, according to a pair of reports Thursday. Meanwhile, Reuters reported that sources familiar with the wo...More..

by | Friday, July 07, 2017

Jay-Z's 4:44 Gets Platinum in Just About That Time

In one of the tracks in the same album, the rapper also shared about Beyonce's pregnancy difficulties and apologized for her multiple miscarriages. The album represents Jay-Z's 13th platinum release. In...More..

Emergency Need for Blood Donations — Red Cross
by | Thursday, July 06, 2017

Emergency Need for Blood Donations — Red Cross

The organization has issued an emergency call for donations. "We rely on volunteer donors, and so the blood is used to treat cancer patients, trauma patients, organ transplants, burn victims, you name it". Addi...More..