Monthly archives: April 2014

Antibiotic resistance now 'global threat', WHO warns

WHO called for more preventative measures against infection. Resistance to antibiotics poses a “major global threat” to public health, says a new report by the World Health Organization (WHO). It analysed data from 114 countries and said resistance was happening now “in every region of the world”. It described a “post-antibiotic era”, where people die from simple infections that have been treatable for decades. There were likely to be “devastating” […]

US economic growth slows sharply to 0.1% in first quarter

Pic :Unusually bad winter weather had contributed to the economic slowdown, the US Commerce Department said US economic growth slowed sharply in the first quarter of the year, growing at an annual rate of 0.1%. The rate is the slowest for a year and a large fall on the 2.6% increase in gross domestic product (GDP) in the final quarter of last year. An unusually cold and disruptive winter, coupled […]

Natural Constipation Remedies You Should Know

Constipation is one of the most common and easily noticeable signs that something is not right with the stomach, intestines, or general digestive system. Constipation is not a disease or illness as such, though it can be a symptom of other digestive tract disorders or infections. It is however something that occurs in people of all ages – but more common in elderly people. Here are the best 10 methods […]

Time ticks down for Newfoundland town searching for solution before whale explodes

Doris Sheppard told a lie the other day, a small white lie, rooted in the goodness of her heart and uttered with the truest of intentions to a group of young children that were milling about on the boardwalk overlooking the beach in Trout River, N.L. Kids, being kids, get into all sorts of stuff in Trout River. It is a town of 600 people where people don’t lock their […]

US sends warship to Black Sea amid tensions with Russia

In Pic :The US is sending the USS Donald Cook, a guided missile destroyer, to the Black Sea. The United States is dispatching a warship to the Black Sea amid tensions between Ukraine and Russia, a Pentagon official said on Monday. “We have decided to send a ship into the Black Sea. We expect it will arrive there within a week,” said Pentagon spokesman colonel Steven Warren, without disclosing the […]

The Truth Is, It Doesn’t Matter That You Don’t Know What You Want To Do In Life

Choice: It’s almost a dirty word for Millennials. While growing up, we are told that we can do anything we want. We can be whatever we want to be. First female president, a rocket scientist, a heart surgeon or a Hollywood star. From the age of 4, you can enroll in any type of after school activity to start living your dream. But more often than not, these choices make […]

Joint air search ends for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

After seven weeks of an intense but fruitless search, the international air effort to find Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is over. Some ships will, however, stay on the Indian Ocean to gather any debris that might surface. More than 600 military personnel from at least seven countries solemnly posed in front of their planes Tuesday for a commemorative photo. Some traded military patches and mulled over their disappointment in not […]

Noma named best restaurant in the world

London :  Get dialing for your reservation now: Noma in Copenhagen has been named the world’s best restaurant at a ceremony revealing the planet’s top 50 dining venues. To raucous cheers, high fives, hugs and kisses, team Noma took to the stage in a packed London venue in jubilant scenes that wouldn’t be out of place at the World Cup in Brazil later this year. Noma’s top honor in the prestigious […]

'Chaos' reigns as deadly tornadoes slam several states killing 16 people

  A brutal band of severe weather battered the central Plains and mid-South late Sunday, killing at least 16 people in Arkansas and one in Oklahoma. Some of the worst damage was north of Little Rock, Arkansas, where reported tornadoes devastated the towns of Mayflower and Vilonia. “It’s chaos here,” said Vilonia Mayor James Firestone. “Our downtown area seems like it’s completely leveled.” The nightmare is all too familiar for […]

Egypt court sentences hundreds of Muslim Brotherhood supporters to death

 An Egyptian court has recommended the death sentence for the leader of the now-banned Muslim Brotherhood and 682 supporters, state television said on Monday. The same court also handed down a final capital punishment ruling for 37 others. Charges in both cases, which were tried by the same judge, are related to violent riots in the central Egyptian city of Minya in August, including the murder of a police officer. […]