Quantcast
Home » Archives » Latest Headlines (Page 1208)

Spanish anarchists send Catholics explosive packages containing vibrators

“Anticlerical Pro Sex Toys Group” targets prominent Roman Catholics including archbishop of Pamplona An anarchist group in Spain has been sending bombs to prominent Roman Catholics, hiding the explosives inside packages containing vibrators. At least two such mini-bombs have been sent by a group that calls itself the Anticlerical Pro…

Patients of ‘dirty’ Oklahoma oral surgeon test positive for hepatitis and HIV

Test results came in Thursday for more than 3,000 of the 7,000 patients potentially exposed to infectious diseases through the practice of an Oklahoma oral surgeon who did not use proper sterilization techniques. According to Oklahoma City’s KFOR News, of Dr. Scott Harrington’s tested patients, dozens are coming back positive…

Nicolas Sarkozy investigated over Kadhafi campaign funding claims

French former president Nicolas Sarkozy is to be investigated over allegations that he accepted cash from former Libyan dictator Moamer Kadhafi to fund his 2007 election campaign. Judicial sources confirmed Friday that a formal probe has been opened that could lead to Sarkozy facing a second set of corruption-related charges…

Russia puts mice and newts in space for a month

A Russian rocket carrying a capsule filled with 45 mice and 15 newts along with other small animals blasted off Friday on a month-long orbital mission that should pave the way for manned flights to Mars. Live footage on the Roscosmos space agency website showed the Soyuz lifting off at…

Shot Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev featured ‘terror’ links on YouTube

The Boston marathon bombings suspect who was killed in a police shootout features a YouTube page listing links to men he identified as “terrorists” and Islamic teachers. The Russian-language YouTube page of the dead suspect, identified as 26-year-old Tamerlan Tsarnaev, features various links to websites pulled by YouTube as well…

Boy Scouts of America to ask ruling board’s permission to end gay ban

A spokesperson for the Boy Scouts of America announced Friday that the group intends to drop its ban on openly gay members. According to Reuters, however, the Scouts’ ruling board must still vote in May whether to ratify the end of the discriminatory ban. If the ruling goes through, said…

Bodies of 12 people recovered from fertilizer plant, say officials

Officials said Friday that the bodies of 12 people have been recovered from the wreckage of a fertilizer plant that caught fire and exploded in the town of West, Texas on Wednesday. According to the Associated Press, about 200 other people were injured in the blast, which took place Wednesday…

5-year-old Indian girl battles for her life after kidnapping and brutal rape

A five-year-old Indian girl was battling for her life on Friday after being kidnapped and brutally raped in the latest incident of sexual violence which has triggered nationwide protests. The girl was attacked inside a locked room over a 48-hour period, police said, after being abducted as she played outside…

Sen. Durbin: ‘Gang of Eight’ found balance on immigration

After months of negotiations, a bipartisan group of senators formally rolled out a sweeping immigration overhaul today. The gang of eight’s bill would establish a pathway to citizenship…  …

Anti-vaccination campaign blamed for massive measles outbreak in Wales

Public health officials said Friday they were investigating the first suspected death from measles in Britain in five years, after an outbreak blamed on a campaign against vaccinations. More than 800 people have contracted the highly contagious disease in Wales in the past six weeks, centred around the southern city…

Google+