LONDON: Scientists in Britain removed and studied a rare tapeworm that lived in a man’s brain for four years, researchers said on Friday.
BOCA RATON: A Florida woman who came forward Thursday became the fourth in recent weeks to say Bill Cosby gave her pills that made he feel groggy then forced himself on her sexually.
GENEVA: Current efforts to prevent domestic violence are insufficient as a third of women worldwide are physically abused, according to a series of studies by the World Health Organization published today.
NEW YORK: The death toll from a rare pre-winter snowstorm rose to 10 in the northeastern United States on Thursday, paralyzing communities for days and dumping more than six feet of snow near Buffalo.
WASHINGTON: Administration officials say President Barack Obama is ordering far-reaching changes to U.S. immigration laws that will allow nearly 5 million people, including parents and young people, to avoid deportation.
NEW YORK: The White House admitted Thursday it was disappointed that leading US television networks – ABC, NBC and CBS – have decided to snub President Barack Obama’s prime-time address on immigration.
WASHINGTON: The United States has transferred five Guantanamo Bay prisoners to Europe as part of efforts to empty and close the controversial US military detention center in Cuba, officials said Thursday.
THE HAGUE: A Dutch teenager who allegedly travelled to Syria to marry an Islamic State fighter but was later rescued by her mother will appear in court today on terror charges, Dutch prosecutors said.
MONTPELIER: A New York couple who said Botox treatment of their son’s cerebral palsy left him with life-threatening complications and sued its manufacturer won a USD6.75 million verdict from a federal jury on Thursday.
GENEVA: A Cuban doctor infected with Ebola in Sierra Leone arrived late Thursday in Geneva, where he will be treated for the deadly virus.
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