Medicine

Thailand's chunky monkey on diet after gorging on junk food

Macaques are a favourite of visitors to Thailand, with the monkeys canny enough to know that human beings will happily feed them should they get close enough. T...


US Sanctions Members of Venezuela's Supreme Court for Power Grab

People have no food. With the latest sanctions, the USA government said the court members were being targeted because they had "usurped the authority of Venez...


Brazil's top court releases testimony linking president to bribes

Brazil's highest electoral court is reviewing allegations that the Rousseff-Temer ticket received illegal campaign financing, and if it should annul their victo...


Turn up as normal for appointments today, says NHS after cyber attack

Experts were urging organisations and companies to immediately update older Microsoft operating systems, such as Windows XP, with a patch released by Microsof...


Hassan Rouhani re-elected as Iran president

State TV offered its congratulations in a brief statement on Saturday. Earlier, the Interior Ministry reported that over 40 million ballots were cast by Iran...


Cigarette packaging gets a make-under as plain boxes become standard

Public health groups have welcomed the measure, as the number of smokers in the United Kingdom continues to decline. Tobacco companies will all face branding ...


Brazil's president accused of corruption, obstruction

This came after authorities released what they said was a secretly recorded conversation between Temer and a business executive in which the president is pu...


MS Dhoni readies for seventh final in ten seasons

When will RPS vs MI IPL 2017 match be played? Mumbai have also lost 40 wickets - the most by a team in this phase. MI's strength has been their bench with li...


South China Sea code of conduct draft approved

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has visited Beijing twice in less than a year and met with Chinese President Xi Jinping . "Many countries along the Ma...


Resurgent Quiros birdies last 4 holes to take lead in Sicily

A 15 under total moved him two clear of the joint first round leaders, Michael Hoey of Northern Ireland and Swede Sebastian Soderberg, who followed their incred...


Britain relieved no 'second spike' in cyber worm attacks

Services are open and operating "as best as possible", but the trusts have asked patients only to attend A&E in life-threatening and urgent cases. "At this st...


Fired FBI Director Comey To Testify Publicly About Trump, Russia Probe

The move, which came after Trump asked Comey for his loyalty and, according to memos written by the former FBI director, requested he kill an investigation into...


Indian men archers strike gold in World Cup stage 1

Verma is also going to take on U.S. in the compound mixed team event with Jyothi Surekha Vennam for the bronze medal playoff. Trailing by one point (116-117) ...


Len McCluskey wrong to say Labour can not win election - Kezia Dugdale

Other papers left the manifesto off their front pages, leading instead with the death of Moors Murderer Ian Brady. "Despite the relatively prohibitive price o...


Cyber-Security Experts Fear the Progression Of 'WannaCry' Ransomware

In fact, one can confidently use ATMs for withdrawals as well as for other purposes without any fear, owing to the simple reason that in the event of an attack,...


GP practices "open as normal" despite NHS cyber attack

Rob Wainwright, director of the European Union's police agency (Europol), has revealed to various news agencies that the recent cyber-attack hit 200,000 victi...


Tour of California: Britain's Jonathan Dibben wins stage six time-trial

Friday's Stage 6: A 14.9-mile time trial at Big Bear Lake. The race concludes Saturday in downtown Pasadena following a 123km ride that begins at Mountain Hi...


GST rates decided on 1211 items

The council , comprising federal and state finance ministers, fixed rates on Thursday for more than 1,200 items under the Goods and Services Tax, amid demands b...


76 industries shut for polluting Bengaluru lake

We have directed Bengaluru Electricity Supply Company (Bescom) to disconnect power supply to these industries, " KSPCB chairman Lakshman told reporters here. ...


Zika mosquito may transmit dengue, chikungunya with one bite

The findings shed new light on what's known as a coinfection, which scientists said is not yet fully understood and may be fairly common in areas experiencing o...


CHP issues Amber Alert for boy out of San Francisco

He is reportedly driving a tan 2000 Toyota Corolla with California license plate number 5SWY238. The child was allegedly taken by Jason Lam, who is described in...


Ex-US Rep. Anthony Weiner pleads guilty in sexting case

Mr Weiner could be jailed for up to 10 years and is likely to be listed as a registered sex offender. United States authorities have been investigating report...


Man is infected by West Nile virus in Southern Nevada

There are no human cases that have been detected so far. West Nile symptoms include high fever, confusion, muscle weakness and a severe headache with more ser...


Premier Wynne to announce Toronto-Windsor high-speed rail project

Of the two options examined, the preferred one would see a 365-kilometer (227 miles) electric train corridor built with the help of private funds to accommodate...


Ohio boy, 5, helped save parents who were overdosing

The boy burst into his grandfather's house saying, "Mom and dad's dead, mom and dad's dead!" his grandfather Kenny Currey told CNN affiliate WCPO . "This 5 y...


Man killed in crash with bus headed to Westosha Central High School

About 20 students were on the bus. A 16-year-old Ashland High School student was killed when the auto he was driving rear-ended a school bus on Highway 112 tw...


Taiwan ranked 45th in global health care access and quality index

Christopher Murray , the senior author of the study and the director of the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington . Among...


Union: Up to 40K walking off the job at AT&T this weekend

A union representing 40,000 AT&T Mobility workers is threatening a nationwide strike this weekend after negotiations with the telco stalled. AT&T reportedly...


Google Unveils Latest Tech Tricks As Computers Get Smarter

Google at its I/O 2017 developer conference has now officially announced the new Android version dubbed as Android O. Basically the new version will be s...


Nearly 23500 cholera cases, 242 deaths in Yemen in three weeks

ICRC's Dominik Stillhart had told reporters in the Yemeni city of Aden there were 11,000 more suspected cholera cases across the war-torn country. It warned tha...


Recommendation Trends for: J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP)

Finally, Susquehanna Bancshares Inc restated a "positive" rating on shares of J C Penney Company in a research note on Tuesday, February 28th. J C Penney Com...


Hope good sense prevails and Pakistan frees Kulbhushan Jadhav: CPI

The court stayed the execution of Kulbhushan Jadhav, a former Indian naval officer, who is now imprisoned in a Pakistani jail and was convicted of spying and se...


Russian Federation probe: Trump cries victim of 'greatest witch hunt' in American history

Wittes said two specific incidents represented attempts by Trump to "compromise (Comey) or implicate him" by exposing him as too close with the President. Joh...


Trump 'careful to understand' Israel embassy move

Past administrations have said they would move the USA embassy to Jerusalem if Palestine and Israel made peace. "The statement that the Western Wall is part o...


Duterte signs executive order on nationwide smoking ban

They have welcomed Duterte's push to end smoking in public. The report , titled "Global Adult Tobacco Survey", estimated 21.5 percent, or 3.6 million of Fili...