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Calls for more screening of donated blood in the EU due to levels of hepatitis E

One in almost 3,000 blood donors in England carry the hepatitis E virus (HEV) which…

Your ‘pure’ bottled water contains added chemicals and other ‘natural’ additives

Ever looked at the ingredients on a bottle of water? Why would you when it’s…

Staggering 76 percent of overweight kids think their weight is fine

Almost one-third of American children and teenagers are either obese or overweight, but a new…

American doctor infected with Ebola in Liberia outbreak

An American doctor battling West Africa’s Ebola epidemic has himself fallen sick with the disease…

Tech News

Apple iPhones allow extraction of deep personal data, researcher finds

Personal data including text messages, contact lists and photos can be extracted from iPhones through…

Can you really be identified on Tor or is that just what the cops want you to believe?

Have the UK police successfully broken anonymity on the internet? They certainly seemed to imply…

Media

X-Files star David Duchovny sparks controversy with ultra-patriotic Russian beer ad

US actor David Duchovny has stirred up a storm of debate in Russia by appearing…

Sinéad O’Connor: ‘I deserve to be a priest. Music is a priesthood’

The famously iconoclastic singer hasn’t mellowed much. She talks to Tim Jonze about feminism, the…

U.S. News

Tow truck driver shot to death after repossessing car from LA parking lot

Police are seeking multiple suspects in the fatal shooting of a tow truck driver in…

Tentative agreement reached on U.S. veterans’ reform package

By Peter Cooney WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A tentative agreement has been reached by the chairmen…

Family of five discovered shot to death in Maine home

BOSTON (Reuters) – Five members of a family, including three children, were found shot dead…

Lightning strike injures nine on Venice Beach

(Reuters) – As many as nine people were hurt on Sunday after being struck by…

Georgia cop shoots dog, threatens owner with arrest when he attempts to take dog to the vet

A Georgia man has accused a Dekalb County police officer of shooting his dog and…

World

Vietnam’s taste for ‘little tiger’ leaves cat owners in constant fear

The enduring popularity of “little tiger” as a snack to accompany a beer in Vietnam means that cat owners live…

Koala survives terrifying 54-mile freeway ride by clinging to bottom of car that struck him

Timberwolf the koala was lucky to be alive Monday after surviving a terrifying 54.5-mile ride down a busy Australian freeway…

Fracking to be allowed in UK national parks under ‘exceptional circumstances’

Fracking will be allowed in British national parks in “exceptional circumstances”, according to government guidelines announced on Monday as new…

Boko Haram militants kidnap wife of Cameroon’s vice prime minister

A local traditional leader as well as relatives of Cameroon’s vice prime minister were among people kidnapped by Nigerian Islamist…

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu accuses Hamas of violating its own ceasefire on Sunday talk shows

Israel and Hamas have resumed fighting despite tentative offers to extend a humanitarian truce since the end of an initial…

Pope Francis begs for peace in Middle East and Ukraine: ‘Think of the dead and mutilated children’

Pope Francis called Sunday on warring parties in the Middle East, Iraq and Ukraine to put an end to violence…

Jewish mob brutally beats two Palestinian men, Israeli police say

One of two Palestinians who claimed to have been savagely beaten by a Jewish mob in east Jerusalem was still…

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