'World's heaviest woman' hospitalised in Abu Dhabi

'World's heaviest woman' hospitalised in Abu Dhabi

Eman Ahmed Abd El Aty had been previously considered the heaviest woman in the world, but thanks to an intervention from doctors in India, she managed to leave their hospital 325 kg lighter than her previous weight. Dr Lakdawala confirmed in a blog post that Eman has lost 51 stone (324kg), writing: "Her thyroid levels are controlled, her kidney and liver tests are as good as any of us, her lung functions and oxygen levels are normal without any need of external oxygen. Read More

Cavs, Spurs ease into 2-0 leads

During Saturday's first 2017 playoff game in the National Basketball Association, a close matchup between the Indiana Pacers and the Cleveland Cavaliers ended with a missed buzzer beater. "We have all the security parameters in place for the Cavs game that we normally do and things above that", Cleveland police chief Calvin Williams said Monday. Read More

Walker hopes Trump's tough talk catches Canada's attention

Walker hopes Trump's tough talk catches Canada's attention

Breitbart News, which was present at the event, reported Mr Trump claimed dairy farmers in Wisconsin and upstate NY are getting "killed by NAFTA". Sarah Lloyd and Nels Nelson, who tend 350 dairy cows on a 400-hectare property northwest of Madison, say their view is that Trump's got it all wrong. Read More

Chargers grab Clemson WR Mike Williams with 1st pick in LA

Those skills were especially on display during the national championship game against Alabama, when he battled the Tide's corners all night and posted eight catches - including the fantastic one below - for 94 yards and a touchdown. Some question whether Williams has the speed to translate to the NFL. His explosiveness is likely lacking after running just under the 4.6-second range at the Clemson pro day, but Williams could lead this team in receiving touchdowns even if he's only third or so ... Read More

China has been playing very positive role on North Korea: White House

Press reports on Tuesday said a US guided-missile submarine has arrived in South Korea, as diplomats from the United States, Japan and South Korea met in Tokyo Tuesday to discuss the growing threat from the north. "However, we remain prepared to defend ourselves and our allies", it said. A senior administration official told reporters that the White House is looking at broad range of options. Read More

Levack's Favorite Moments In The Yankees - Red Sox Rivalry

Levack's Favorite Moments In The Yankees - Red Sox Rivalry

NY took the lead when star Aaron Judge hit a two run home run into he Yankees' bullpen in the second inning to give NY a 2-0 advantage. Sale's most recent start against the Yankees came last May 13, when he allowed one run over nine innings, striking out six and not walking a batter. Read More

Study raises alarm about drugged drivers: 'Drivers don't understand the risk'

Study raises alarm about drugged drivers: 'Drivers don't understand the risk'

Statistics in the study show drugs were present in 43 percent of drivers in crash fatalities. A recently released report finds driving under the influence of drugs has become even more of a problem than driving under the influence of alcohol. Read More

Malaria Vaccine To Be Tested In Parts Of Africa

Malaria Vaccine To Be Tested In Parts Of Africa

Pedro Alonso, Director of the WHO Global Malaria Programme said in November 2016. The vaccine needs to be administered in four stages - once a month for three months, then the fourth dose 18 months later. Sub-Saharan Africa is hardest hit by the disease, with about 90% of the world's cases in 2015. This is because the vaccine requires an intensive treatment program. Read More

Canada high: Marijuana set to be legalised for recreational use

The minimum age for recreational use of marijuana has been set at 18, but provinces can decide to set a higher minimum age , as some now do in the case of alcohol. The federal government set the age at 18, but is allowing each of Canada's provinces to determine if it should be higher. However, marijuana will remain illegal until the new law is approved and goes into effect. Read More

Scientists find commercial caterpillar capable of eating, processing plastic

Scientists find commercial caterpillar capable of eating, processing plastic

But the wax caterpillars appeared to be perfectly healthy after feeding on the plastic bags , and were able to turn into a moth. The promising discovery centres on the wax worm - the name for the caterpillar larva of Galleria mellonella , or greater wax moth . Read More

Jeff Sessions Won't Apologize For Offending The Entire State Of Hawaii

Jeff Sessions Won't Apologize For Offending The Entire State Of Hawaii

The controversy over Sessions' description of Hawaii erupted on Tuesday. He added, "I really am amazed that a judge sitting on an island in the Pacific can issue an order that stops the President of the United States from what appears to be clearly his statutory and Constitutional power". Read More

April The Giraffe Live Stream Set To End Today

April The Giraffe Live Stream Set To End Today

Dr. Tim held up the golden egg he had when he hinted to viewers last Friday night that April was about to give birth. "We will all be there to say goodbye". April fans, your time with your beloved giraffe is coming to an end. Animal Adventure is an interactive, educational animal park located in the hills of Harpursville, NY, which is 15 minutes outside of Binghamton, NY. Read More

Minnesota jobless rate dips to 3.8 percent in March; 5300 jobs added

The unemployment rate in Arkansas continues to decline. The Ohio jobless rate in March 2016 was 5 percent. But the city's unemployment rate was almost a whole percentage point lower than it was a year ago when it was 8.2 percent, according to data released Tuesday. Read More

Existing Home Sales in US Hit 10-Yr. High

Existing Home Sales in US Hit 10-Yr. High

Total existing-home sales ascended 4.4% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.71 million in March from a downwardly revised 5.47 million in February. The median price on a condo jumped 7.4 percent over the previous year to $327,500. DuPage County had a 16.1 percent jump in sales as prices climbed 10.2 percent to $270,000. Read More

Trump Administration May Not Find Middle Ground on Paris Climate Deal

Trump Administration May Not Find Middle Ground on Paris Climate Deal

Pruitt's comments increase the likelihood the USA will pull out of the agreement, which requires governments to present national plans to reduce emissions to limit global temperature rise, as well as regularly report on their progress. US President Donald Trump's top environment official has called for an "exit" from the historic Paris agreement in what appeared to be the first time such a high-ranking official has so explicitly disavowed the agreement endorsed by almost 200 countries to fight ... Read More

'Girls' Last Episode Breaks Convention, But Not In A Good Way

'Girls' Last Episode Breaks Convention, But Not In A Good Way

Adam and Jessa are probably off somewhere snuggled in a love cocoon after almost being derailed by Adam's brief return to Hannah . This could be due to an undiagnosed postpartum depression and she took it all out on Marnie in the " Girls " final episode according to E! Marnie is getting exhausted of always being home with Hannah , though. Read More

Documents show opioids found in Paisley Park

Schulenberg is the same doctor who was at Paisley Park on April 21 (the day of Prince's death) when deputies arrived on scene and the same doctor who admitted to authorities, he prescribed Oxycodone for Prince on April 14, the day before he overdosed while returning from a show in Atlanta, forcing his plane into an emergency landing. Read More

Hawaii investigates new cases of rat lungworm disease

Hawaii investigates new cases of rat lungworm disease

Typically, the state gets reports of one to nine cases of rat lungworm each year, with two related deaths since 2007, Okubo said. According to Janice Okubo, a spokeswoman for the state Department of Health, the last case had taken place in 2010. Read More

North Korea says Syria airstrikes prove its nukes justified

Along with its rapidly advancing nuclear and long-range missile capabilities, the North has its artillery and short-range missiles trained on Seoul, the capital of USA ally South Korea and a city of more than 10 million people. "We will bolster up in every way our capability for self-defense to cope with the USA evermore reckless moves for a war and defend ourselves with our own force", KCNA added. Read More

West Virginia governor says budget, tax deal is close

West Virginia governor says budget, tax deal is close

It would raise the state sales tax from 6 percent to 7 percent, add a corporate revenues tax of 0.00045 percent and in 2018 establish new income tax tiers cutting the current rate 20 percent. "What happened to them with knowledge of this wasn't fair", Carmichael said. Several Republican lawmakers vowed to make the state government live within its means without tax increases. Read More