Archive for January, 2016

Donald Trump is the least favourably viewed presidential candidate since at least 1992

January 31, 2016 9:00 pm
Donald Trump is the least favourably viewed presidential candidate since at least 1992

Three out of every five Americans views Donald Trump unfavourably. Photo / APThree out of every five Americans views Donald Trump unfavourably, according to Gallup’s most recent two-week average for all of the candidates. That’s the highest among the Republicans and the highest of any candidate in the race at […]

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Zika virus: Safe sex warning for UK couples

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Zika virus: Safe sex warning for UK couples

British couples have been advised to stop trying for a baby for up to six months if a partner has returned from one of 23 countries hit by the Zika virus. Public Health England said all men should use condoms for 28 days after coming home from countries such as […]

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Exploding kangaroo part of terrorist plot

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Exploding kangaroo part of terrorist plot

Sevdet Besim.An Australian and a British teenager allegedly discussed strapping explosives on a kangaroo, daubing a symbol of Islamic State (Isis) on it and setting it loose on police officers. Sevdet Besim, 19, was one of five people arrested last April as part of an alleged plot in Melbourne during […]

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Mob bosses captured in bunker by Italian Police

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Mob bosses captured in bunker by Italian Police

Giuseppe Ferraro, left, had eluded capture for 18 years. Photo / APItalian police have discovered an underground bunker in the countryside of southern Calabria with two mobsters, considered among Italy’s most dangerous fugitives, sleeping inside. Police said they were trying to find a network of accomplices they suspect helped ‘ndrangheta […]

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Miners see light after 36 days in China

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Miners see light after 36 days in China

Rescue team drills tunnels to reach trapped survivors of collapse. The trapped men were kept alive during their ordeal with food sent to them through four small tunnels that rescuers drilled. Photo / APRescuers in eastern China pulled out four miners who had spent 36 days trapped underground in a […]

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David Bowie’s death details will be released

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David Bowie’s death details will be released

The 20-page document said Bowie’s estate was worth about US$100 million. Photo / APRock legend David Bowie wanted his ashes scattered in Bali “in accordance with the Buddhist rituals,” and he left most of his estate to his two children and his widow, the supermodel Iman, according to his will […]

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One dead, others injured after brawl motorcycle expo in the US state of Colorado

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One dead, others injured after brawl motorcycle expo in the US state of Colorado

Paramedics transport an injured man to an awaiting ambulance. Photo / APAt least one person has been killed and numerous others are wounded after a bikie brawl at a motorcycle expo in the US state of Colorado. The violence occurred at Denver Coliseum where the motorcycle expo was taking place […]

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Bangladeshi : Rare skin condition causes tree-like lesions to grow from man

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Bangladeshi : Rare skin condition causes tree-like lesions to grow from man

Abul Bajandar has been suffering from the rare skin disorder for seven years. Photo / YouTubeA Bangladeshi man dubbed the tree-man because of growths on his hands and feet has been admitted to hospital. Abul Bajandar, 25, from Khulna, has been suffering from the rare and inherited skin disorder known […]

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Trapped miners rescued after 36 days underground

January 30, 2016 7:56 am
Trapped miners rescued after 36 days underground

The first miner is lifted from a collapsed mine in Pingyi, east China’s Shandong Province. Photo / APRescuers on Friday pulled out four miners who had spent 36 days trapped underground in a collapsed mine in eastern China. The gypsum mine in Shandong province collapsed on Christmas Day, killing one […]

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Tech billionaire’s yacht smashes into coral reef – Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen

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Tech billionaire’s yacht smashes into coral reef – Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen

Microsoft co-founder and environmental campaigner faces investigation after accident in Grand Cayman Mr Allen was not on board Tatoosh – one of two yachts he owns – at the time. Photo / GettyPaul Allen, the Microsoft co-founder and outspoken environmentalist, may have his dlrs 160 million mega-yacht seized after it […]

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