Tuesday, 16 October 2018

Newlywed bride suffers stroke during New York City honeymoon: report


Newlywed bride suffers stroke during New York City honeymoon: report



A newlywed bride suffered a stroke on Saturday while on her honeymoon in New York City, 9News.com reported.

Man dies from extremely rare disease after eating squirrel brains


Man dies from extremely rare disease after eating squirrel brains



A man in New York developed an extremely rare and fatal brain disorder after he ate squirrel brains, according to a new report of the man's case.

NH mom uses art to raise awareness of nation's opioid crisis


NH mom uses art to raise awareness of nation's opioid crisis



After her daughter died from an accidental drug overdose in 2014, Anne Marie Zanfagna found her calling: Painting the faces of young people whose lives were cut short by opioid addiction. For more information, visit gofundme.com/angelsofaddictions.

Twins with rare Batten disease defy odds to reach teens


Twins with rare Batten disease defy odds to reach teens



Twin brothers with an extremely rare genetic disorder which experts said would limit their life expectancy have defied the odds to reach their teens.

Michigan boy, 6, raises $22G for diabetic service dog by selling pumpkins


Michigan boy, 6, raises $22G for diabetic service dog by selling pumpkins



A 6-year-old Michigan boy with Type 1 diabetes has exceeded his $20,000 fundraising goal after his pumpkin patch effort to raise money for a service dog went viral.

UK doctors to prescribe cooking classes to combat loneliness


UK doctors to prescribe cooking classes to combat loneliness



Doctors in England will be able to write prescriptions for cooking classes and walking groups by 2023 as part of the government’s effort to combat loneliness.

Texas girl, 5, hospitalized following sting from venomous caterpillar, mom says


Texas girl, 5, hospitalized following sting from venomous caterpillar, mom says



A young Texas girl was reportedly hospitalized after she was stung by what is said to be the most venomous caterpillar in the United States.

Strange symptoms that can signal a serious disease


Strange symptoms that can signal a serious disease



So often your lumps, bumps, rashes, and red spots are harmless. Occasionally, they’re a sign of something far more serious.

Ohio haunted house slammed for performing alleged 'mock rape'


Ohio haunted house slammed for performing alleged 'mock rape'



Sarah Lelonek is a horror enthusiast. The Akron, Ohio, native's favorite holiday is Halloween. Her all-time favorite movie is "The Shining." And she's been to too many haunted houses to count.

Florida middle school allegedly calls out student for wearing GOP shirt, dressing as 'Republican nerd'


Florida middle school allegedly calls out student for wearing GOP shirt, dressing as 'Republican nerd'



A middle school student in was allegedly asked to turn his GOP t-shirt inside out.

Convincing Halloween display that looks like plane crash prompts someone to call 911


Convincing Halloween display that looks like plane crash prompts someone to call 911



It was a little too effective.

Meghan Markle's royal cover-up: How she hid her baby bump from the press


Meghan Markle's royal cover-up: How she hid her baby bump from the press



Eagle-eyed fans may have been tipped off to Markle's pregnancy much earlier — thanks to her style choices.

Jamal Khashoggi: US envoy Mike Pompeo to meet Saudi Arabia's king

The visit comes as Turkish officials search the Istanbul consulate where Jamal Khashoggi was last seen.

Brexit: Cabinet meeting kicks off crucial 48 hours

Theresa May will seek to rally senior ministers behind her as talks enter a critical phase.

Universal credit rollout delayed yet again

Documents seen by the BBC reveal plans to spend hundreds of millions of pounds to address problems with the system.

Royal tour: First glimpse of Meghan's baby bump

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are beginning a 16-day overseas tour after announcing her pregnancy.

Hostility to men and the elderly could become hate crimes

Misandry - the opposite of misogyny - and ageism could both soon be included in the definition.

Venezuela crisis hits food markets and a morgue

Shortages, inflation and power cuts are causing misery in Venezuela's oil-rich Zulia state.

Paul Allen: Microsoft co-founder and billionaire dies aged 65

The billionaire businessman, who also owned the Seattle Seahawks NFL team, died in Seattle on Monday.

Judge dismisses Stormy Daniels' defamation case against Trump

The adult film star, who is pursuing a second case against Donald Trump, plans to make an appeal.

Matthew Hedges: Durham student charged with UAE spying

Durham University PhD student Matthew Hedges was detained in May following a research trip.

The men hunting down stolen motorbikes

Thieves film their exploits and post them online. But motorbike enthusiasts are fighting back.

UK's railway stations with most train delays revealed

Ten of Britain's busiest stations have seen more than half of all trains in 2018 delayed, research finds.

Spain 2-3 England: Raheem Sterling goals inspire stunning victory

Raheem Sterling scores his first international goals for three years to help England record a memorable Nations League win over Spain in Seville.

Newspaper headlines: Call for Bercow to quit and Meghan baby news

There's fallout from a report on the "toxic" work culture in Westminster and joy at the royal baby news.

Blue Peter: Secrets of the show's badge room

The show's editor reveals all about the gatekeepers of the world famous Blue Peter badge.

News Daily: Crucial 48 hours for Brexit, and universal credit delay

Your morning briefing for 16 October 2018.

US mid-term elections: You choose what happens

There are plenty of possible mid-terms outcomes. Pick them here - and see what each result may mean.

Royal baby: Did announcement upstage Princess Eugenie's wedding?

It comes as some people wondered if the royal baby announcement had upstaged Princess Eugenie's wedding.

Naked man who jumped into tank with tiger sharks allegedly committed earlier assault: report


Naked man who jumped into tank with tiger sharks allegedly committed earlier assault: report



The naked man who jumped into a massive fish tank in downtown Toronto on Friday and performed the breaststroke just inches from deadly sharks is reportedly wanted in connection to an earlier violent assault in the city, the CBC reported, citing police.

Jamal Khashoggi's family is 'traumatized,' wants 'independent' and 'international' probe


Jamal Khashoggi's family is 'traumatized,' wants 'independent' and 'international' probe



The family of missing activist Jamal Khashoggi said Monday they're "sadly and anxiously" following along with the news of the writer, who disappeared in Saudi Arabia on Oct. 2.

Miller: Khashoggi case could lead to strain with Saudis


Miller: Khashoggi case could lead to strain with Saudis



Report: Saudis preparing to admit journalist died during interrogation. Pulitzer Prize winning reporter provides insight on 'The Story.'

ISIS-linked extremists in Nigeria kill 2nd of 3 abducted health workers


ISIS-linked extremists in Nigeria kill 2nd of 3 abducted health workers



Islamic State-linked extremists in Nigeria have killed the second of three abducted health workers, Nigeria’s government said late Monday — the death coming a month after the first health worker was killed by the Islamic State West Africa Province.

Python recorded falling through ceiling during bank meeting


Python recorded falling through ceiling during bank meeting



A slithering python spooked bank staffers in China when, during a meeting, it suddenly fell from the ceiling.

Report: Saudis preparing to admit Khashoggi was killed


Report: Saudis preparing to admit Khashoggi was killed



Sources say Saudi Arabia will eventually admit that missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi may have been killed accidentally during an interrogation in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul; Benjamin Hall reports from Turkey.

Saudi Arabia considers saying activist Jamal Khashoggi was killed by mistake, reports say


Saudi Arabia considers saying activist Jamal Khashoggi was killed by mistake, reports say



The Saudi government is considering whether to say that rogue intelligence operatives murdered activist and writer Jamal Khashoggi by mistake inside the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul earlier this month, multiple media outlets reported Monday. 

Man convicted for role in 9/11 attacks freed


Man convicted for role in 9/11 attacks freed



Mounir el-Motassadeq, one of the only two people who has been tried and sentenced in connection to the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks is a free man again. After being deported by Germany he will be heading back to his native Morocco.

After Brunson release, spotlight turns to NASA scientist, other Americans jailed in Turkey


After Brunson release, spotlight turns to NASA scientist, other Americans jailed in Turkey





Python falls from ceiling during meeting at Chinese bank


Python falls from ceiling during meeting at Chinese bank



Surveillance camera captures moment a reptile falls through the ceiling and nearly lands on a worker during staff meeting in Nanning, China.

New Quebec Administration Wants to Ban Employees from Wearing Religious Symbols

Quebec, Canada's new administration wants to stop its employees from wearing religious symbols on their clothing while at work.

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Terrorists Spare Nigerian Christian Schoolgirl Leah Sharibu, Will Instead Make Her a 'Slave for Life'

Kidnapped Christian schoolgirl Leah Sharibu will not be executed as threatened by a Nigeria terror group, Nigeria's independent online newspaper, The Cable, reports.  

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New Royal Baby! Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan Expecting

Prince Harry and his wife the Duchess of Sussex are expecting a child in the spring, Kensington Palace said Monday.

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Scottish Power to use 100% wind power after Drax sale

Drax is paying £702m for the rest of Scottish Power's conventional power generation assets.

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Paddy Power Betfair fined after stolen cash is gambled through its website

The bookmaker failed to stop stolen cash being gambled through its website, the regulator says.

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Paul Allen: Microsoft co-founder and billionaire dies aged 65

The billionaire businessman, who also owned the Seattle Seahawks NFL team, died in Seattle on Monday.

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UK's railway stations with most train delays revealed

Ten of Britain's busiest stations have seen more than half of all trains in 2018 delayed, research finds.

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Reality Check: What business does the UK do with Saudi Arabia?

Trade links between the UK and Saudi Arabia have increased over the last decade.

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Sundar Pichai: Google 'exploring' censored China search app

The firm's CEO defends a possible return to China, a market Google abandoned over censorship concerns.

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Ford boss warns on 'disastrous' no-deal Brexit

The car giant's European boss says a no-deal Brexit could affect Ford's UK investment plans.

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Claire's 'considers UK store closures'

The accessories chain is reported to be talking to restructuring firms about "a number of options".

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