Scurvy cases rising in Australia

Scurvy cases rising in Australia

At the same time, she mentioned that the disease can be easily cured with a course of vitamin C. Hence, eating fresh fruits and vegetables is necessary to prevent scurvy. 'Human bodies can not synthesise vitamin C, so we must eat foods containing it'. Health authorities in Australia do not generally test for scurvy or keep statistics on patients suffering from it. Read More

Ohio State Student Drives Into Crowd, Stabs People on Campus

Columbus police said on Twitter they were assisting university law enforcement. UPDATE [11:37 AM EST]: Police have confirmed shooting and killing one suspect, and are now searching for another. Ben Johnson also said Monday that injuries in the attack included stab wounds and being struck by a vehicle. Just before 10:00 am (1500 GMT), officials told a news conference, police were alerted that a vehicle had struck pedestrians on campus, and that the driver had jumped out wielding a large ... Read More

Irish children have improved their performance in Maths

Irish children have improved their performance in Maths

USA scores are likely to stoke renewed debate among politicians, educators and business leaders about why math and science achievement has not improved more quickly relative to other nations. In Science, Maltese students obtained an average of 481 score points which is 24 additional marks than 2007, placing it in the 22nd position. Mathematics , year 4: 519 (+15 since 2011). Read More

Fillon declares victory in presidential primary

Fillon declares victory in presidential primary

Fillon campaigned on promises of slashing public spending, capping immigration, support for traditional family values and friendlier ties with Russian President Vladimir Putin . Socialist president Francois Hollande is expected to announce in the coming weeks whether he will seek re-election, but the French left has been deeply weakened by Mr Hollande's extreme unpopularity. Read More

New Orleans Police say shooting leaves 1 dead, 9 injured

New Orleans Police say shooting leaves 1 dead, 9 injured

The popular area was crowded because of the Thanksgiving holiday and Bayou Classic football game in the Superdome between Southern and Grambling universities, Fox 8 reported. They say 21 year old Deion Ben was shot once in the groin and that the bullet rested in his pelvic area. "Our officers were right there, who heard those shots, responded to those shots - ran right toward it", Harrison said. Read More

A safe and secure Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Legendary jazz crooner Bennett, 90, performed a duet of " Santa Claus Is Coming To Town" with Miss Piggy from atop one of the parade's lavish floats as they made their way through the streets of Manhattan. "We sat here for hours, but it was worth it", she said. Bomb-sniffing dogs, riot police and officers with assault rifles and portable radiation detectors walked among revelers. Read More

40 killed in accident at China power plant

40 killed in accident at China power plant

The accident took place in Fengcheng, Jiangxi province, during work on a cooling tower for a coal-fired power plant when a crane fell on the coal-fired power plant, causing a platform under construction to collapse on the cooling tower. The accident at the power plant was the deadliest so far this year, according to the Hong Kong-based China Labour Bulletin, which keeps a database of industrial incidents in China. Read More

Saudi wants OPEC to solve own problems before meeting non-OPEC

Saudi wants OPEC to solve own problems before meeting non-OPEC

The extension of shuttle diplomacy - including a visit to Tehran from an architect of the September agreement and an unusual Vienna breakfast with non-Opec ministers - comes after an Opec committee failed this week to hammer out details of how producers will share the burden of cuts. Read More

Israel Revives East Jerusalem Settler Homes Plan: NGO

The Palestinians, who want to establish a state in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, with East Jerusalem as its capital, say settlements are a fundamental obstacle to peace. He said the municipality meant to authorize thousands of housing units that had been frozen. The worldwide community considers all settlements illegal and sees them as one of the biggest obstacles to peace between Israel and the Palestinians. Read More

North Dakota leaders urge Obama for pipeline completion

North Dakota leaders urge Obama for pipeline completion

The Standing Rock Sioux are steeped in that reality. Protesters say she was struck by a police weapon; police suggest she might have been involved in an explosion caused by protesters. "I felt compelled because I do believe our Native Americans have been disenfranchised and treated poorly in this country". Protesters had a new tactic for getting their message out. Read More

UK Brexit campaigner meets Trump, says he's 'full of good ideas'

UK Brexit campaigner meets Trump, says he's 'full of good ideas'

Britain's Conservative government was quick to deny that Farage's meeting with Trump had any official sanction, offering a non-committal statement that the worldwide trade secretary would not be contacting Farage when he returns to Britain. Read More

People Shot on Bourbon Street in New Orleans

One of them was identified as a victim in the shooting, police said, and was being treated for injuries. On Saturday, police tweeted that "10 victims were shot", according to The New York Times . Two men, including a shooting victim, were arrested for illegal possession of a firearm. Police told CBS New Orleans affiliate WWL-TV in New Orleans police were close by when the shooting occurred, and responded immediately. Read More

More than 400 Civilians Flee East Aleppo: Monitor

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said troops now control most of the district, adding that Hanano was the first Aleppo neighborhood to fall into the hands of rebels in 2012. The inhabitants of eastern Aleppo have fewer than 10 days to receive aid or face starvation and death from a lack of medical supplies, according to the head of the Syria Civil Defence, or "White Helmets". Read More

Strikes on rebel-held east Aleppo kill 25 - monitor

Strikes on rebel-held east Aleppo kill 25 - monitor

Both rocket strikes by jets and barrel bombs dropped by helicopters were used, residents and a war monitor said . The Civil Defence is a volunteer rescue service that operates in rebel-controlled areas of Syria, including Aleppo , the country's largest city and commercial hub before the war. Read More

Demonetisation: Mostly Noise, No Substance From Opposition, Says FM Arun Jaitley

In the Lok Sabha, the Speaker adjourned the House for the day amid protests that saw SP MP Akshay Yadav throwing papers at the Chair. Although a consensus eluded proposals for a joint public rally or a Bharat bandh, the Opposition parties resolved to continue protests and observe Monday as " Aakrosh Diwas ", with demonstrations in districts and state capitals across the country. Read More

Lt Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa appointed as Pakistan Army Chief

Lt Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa appointed as Pakistan Army Chief

Lt General Bajwa has also commanded the 10 Corps, the Pakistan army's largest, which is responsible for the area along the Line of Control (LoC). Bajwais to replace the former army chief - General Raheel Sharif - who will retire on November 29. Read More

Dhaka summons Myanmar envoy over Rohingya influx

The conflict in Myanmar's northwestern state of Rakhine has sent hundreds of Rohingya Muslims fleeing to Bangladesh and poses a serious challenge to Nobel Peace Prize victor Aung San Suu Kyi, who swept to power a year ago on promises of national reconciliation. Read More

Magnitude 7.0 offshore quake rattles El Salvador

Magnitude 7.0 offshore quake rattles El Salvador

An quake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.0 has been recorded off the coast of El Salvador according to the US Geological Survey. The tsunami warning states that waves as high as three metres could head for several provinces in the country. Read More

United Nations official: Myanmar wants ethnic cleansing of Rohingya

In an urgently called meeting of foreign envoys in Dhaka, foreign minister AH Mahmood Ali sought global support to resolve the longstanding challenge including the current crisis situation involving the Rohingyas, the minority Muslim community in Buddhist majority Rakhine. Read More

Checkout Trump's Agenda For His First 100 Days In The White House

Note that while Pence said they will follow the laws, there are no conflict of interest laws that apply to the president or vice president. Still, Trump said that "in theory" he could continue signing checks at his company, but he is "phasing that out now" and passing control of his company to his adult children. Read More