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Friday, April 3, 2020

UK Doctor Dispels Myths, Relates Facts About Coronavirus

A UK doctor has cut through all the fog to bring you his no-nonsense guide on everything you need to know about coronavirus. Cardiologist Dr...

Study: Air Pollution a Bigger Threat to Life than Coronavirus

You know what’s shortening people’s lives globally, far more than viruses, wars, disease, and smoking? It’s air pollution, according to a new study released...

Coronavirus Spread Continues On Land and Sea

BEIJING -- Japan on Friday reported 41 new cases of a virus on a quarantined cruise ship and turned away another luxury liner while...

US Basketball Legend Kobe Bryant Dies in Copter Crash

Dead: Gianna Bryant (L), Kobe Bryant US basketball legend Kobe Bryant has died in a helicopter crash in California, sparking an outpouring of grief from...

Taiwan President Tsai ReElected in Landslide Poll

TAIPEI, Taiwan—Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen may not owe her entire record-breaking landslide reelection victory to Hong Kong’s democracy demonstrators, but she owes a good...

2019: A Year of Worldwide Protests

The New Yorker- When historians look back at 2019, the story of the year will not be the turmoil surrounding Donald Trump. It will...

Boris in Landslide UK Win, Pound Sterling Surges

Boris Johnson's Conservative Party was set for a large majority in parliament after winning seats in traditional Labour heartlands as Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn...

UK Okays Cannabis Based Medicines for Epilepsy, MS

  The first cannabis-based medicines have been approved for use on the NHS for epilepsy and multiple sclerosis sufferers. New guidance from the National Institute for Health...

IS Leader ‘Died Like a Dog’–Trump

The fugitive leader of the Islamic State (IS) group killed himself during a US military operation in north-west Syria, President Donald Trump has said. Speaking...

Income Inequality, Injustice Roots of World Protests

  In recent weeks, mass protests have broken out in countries from Lebanon to Spain to Chile. All are different - with distinct causes, methods...

Horror School for Young Nigerians Busted

Isa Ibrahim says he tried to escape the day before the police raid BBC- A survivor of the Nigerian "torture house" raided by police...

US Congress Fed Up, Launches Formal Impeachment Probe of Trump

  WASHINGTON, Sept 24 (Reuters) - U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Tuesday the House would open an impeachment inquiry into President...

Thomas Cook Collapses, UK Mounts Biggest Tourist Repatriation Effort

  British travel firm Thomas Cook has gone out of business, as many as 600,000 holidaymakers stranded abroad and millions more with their holidays cancelled,...

Worldwide Climate Strike Day Brings Out Millions

Millions of people around the world are expected to walk out of school and work on Friday, as part of the global climate strike...

2019 Notting Hill Carnival in Photos

  THE GUARDIAN- A masquerade dancer feeling the heat...

Reaction to Trump’s ‘Chosen One’ Rant Reverberates Worldwide

The front page of the New York Daily News ― headlined “The Last Whopper” ― features Vice President Mike Pence, Housing and Urban Development...

Eat Less Meat, Plant More Trees to Save the Earth

Efforts to curb greenhouse gas-emissions and the impacts of global warming will fall significantly short without drastic changes in global land use, agriculture and...

US: Most Mass Shootings, Most Private Gun Ownership

(CNN)- The United States. Home to liberty, the pursuit of happiness and the most mass shootings in the world. America's unique relationship to gun ownership...

UK Gambling Group Fined $7.3m for Money Laundering, Problem Gamblers

UK's Ladbrokes Coral Group has been fined US$7.3 million for "systemic failings" in protecting problem gamblers and stopping money laundering. An investigation from the Gambling...

UN Wants 2021 to be the Year Child Labor Ends

The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) has unanimously adopted a resolution declaring 2021 as the International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour, and...

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