Children at school among 162 dead in Indonesia quake

Children at school among 162 dead in Indonesia quake

Death toll from 5.6-magnitude earthquake expect to rise Dozens remain trapped in the rubble – officials President CIANJUR, Indonesia, Nov 22 (Reuters) – Children killed when their schools collapsed accounted for many of the 162 dead in an earthquake that devastated a town on Indonesia’s main island of Java, an official said on Tuesday, as … Read more

Six dead in Istanbul blast, Erdogan says it ‘smells like terrorism’

Six dead in Istanbul blast, Erdogan says it 'smells like terrorism'

Explosion on busy pedestrian avenue wounds 81 Erdogan calls it a bomb, vows culprits to be punished No one has claimed responsibility for blast Turkish cities were targeted in series of attacks in 2015-2016 ISTANBUL, Nov 13 (Reuters) – Six people were killed and 81 others injured on Sunday when an explosion rocked a busy … Read more

Scientists may have found way to clear the brain of toxic chemicals responsible for Alzheimer’s

Scientists may have found way to clear the brain of toxic chemicals responsible for Alzheimer's

By Luke Andrews Health Reporter For Dailymail.Com 04:22 PM 24 Aug 2022, updated 05:22 PM 24 Aug 2022 In Alzheimer’s, amyloid beta proteins build up in the brain and clump together But researchers say they may have found a way to clear them by ramping up levels of another protein In a study on mice … Read more

US actor Anne Heche will be taken off life support 9 days after car crash

US actor Anne Heche will be taken off life support 9 days after car crash

Aug 14 (Reuters) – American actor Anne Heche will be taken off life support on Sunday, nine days after suffering severe injuries in a fiery car crash, as a compatible person was found to receive her donated organs, a spokesperson said. Heche, 53, had been legally dead since Friday, though still with a heartbeat, and … Read more

US lawmaker Walorski, two staffers die in Indiana car crash

US lawmaker Walorski, two staffers die in Indiana car crash

WASHINGTON, Aug 3 (Reuters) – US Congresswoman Jackie Walorski and two members of her staff died on Wednesday when the vehicle they were traveling in collided head-on with a car that veered into their lane, police in Indiana and her office said. Walorski, 58, a Republican who represented Indiana’s 2nd congressional district in the US … Read more

Beirut silo collapses, reviving trauma ahead of blast anniversary

Beirut silo collapses, reviving trauma ahead of blast anniversary

Silos a towering reminder of Aug. 4, 2020 explosion Smouldering fire had put Beirut residents on edge for weeks 2020 blast seen as symbol of corruption of Lebanese elite BEIRUT, July 31 (Reuters) – Part of the grain silos at Beirut Port collapsed on Sunday just days before the second anniversary of the massive explosion … Read more

At least 16 die in ‘epic’ Kentucky floods, including 6 children

At least 16 die in 'epic' Kentucky floods, including 6 children

July 29 (Reuters) – The death toll in eastern Kentucky rose to at least 16 on Friday as flooding unleashed by “epic” torrential rainfall swept through homes, washed out roads and pushed rivers over their banks, state authorities said, warning that more fatalities were expected. Police and National Guard troops, including personnel from neighboring states, … Read more

France battles massive wildfires, Britain records highest ever temperature

France battles massive wildfires, Britain records highest ever temperature

Wildfires burn forests in Gironde, southwest France UK temperatures exceed 40C for the first time Germany, Belgium brace for possible record-breaking temperatures More than 30 wildfires ravage parts of Spain LONDON/PARIS July 19 (Reuters) – Firefighters in southwestern France battled on Tuesday to contain massive forest wildfires and Britain recorded its highest ever temperature as … Read more