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Wednesday, 23 January 2019

World

‘Tree man’ sprouts more branches

The “tree man” syndrome that affected a Bangladeshi man has resurfaced after multiple operations in 2016, necessitating a return trip to the hospital for...

China’s ‘leftover women’ on the menu

Two Chinese companies are providing eight-day “dating leave of absence” for their love-forsaken, single female employees, according to the South China Morning Post. The dating...

Chris Brown nabbed for rape

PARIS (AP) — U.S. singer Chris Brown and two other people are in custody in Paris after a woman filed a rape complaint, French...

AFP to cut 95 jobs, CEO says

Agence France-Presse will cut 95 jobs over the next five years, 30 fewer than announced in October, without affecting targeted savings, CEO Fabrice Fries...

Illinois mall shooting kills one

ORLAND PARK, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say a man was shot and killed at a suburban Chicago mall and the suspect remains at large. Orland...
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Israel opens new airport

RAMON AIRPORT, Israel -- Israel inaugurated a new international airport Monday in its desert south meant to boost tourism to the nearby Red Sea...
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Total lunar eclipse comes with supermoon 

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The only total lunar eclipse this year and next came with a supermoon bonus. On Sunday night, the moon, Earth and...

Pipeline fire toll now 79

The death toll from a fiery explosion in central Mexico rose to 79 on Sunday as authorities vowed to hold accountable those responsible for...

‘Bomb blast’ rocks Syria capital

DAMASCUS, Syria -- A bomb blast hit the capital of war-torn Syria on Sunday and a "terrorist" was arrested, state media said, in a...