Tag Archives: BBC

Taliban storm airport complex in Afghan city of Kandahar

Explosions & gunfire rang out as Taliban fighters stormed the airport complex in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar Tuesday, officials said, with fighting still ongoing. "The insurgents managed to…

GhostSec Hacker Group Spying On Terrorists, Rather Than Shutting Them Down

Hacker organisation Ghost Security Group – moreover known as GhostSec – claims to be working with authorities to stop terrorist attacks rather than merely shutting down websites, as Anonymous does….

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Earthquake recorded in northwest Pakistan

LONDON (Reuters) – An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.9 was recorded on Sunday near Chitral in northwest Pakistan, according to the United States Geological Survey. The quake struck 83…

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Mexican girl's medical cannabis win raises hopes for others

Grace can finally sleep through the night without being awakened by one of her epileptic crises since the eight-year-old Mexican girl started taking cannabis-based medicine a month ago. Her parents…

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AstraZeneca's Tagrisso to cost $12,750 for a month's supply

LONDON (Reuters) – AstraZeneca's new lung cancer pill Tagrisso, which won early U.S. approval on Friday, will cost $12,750 (8,944 pounds) for a month's supply. A company spokeswoman said on Tuesday…

Review: Bruce Willis is comatose in new play 'Misery'

NEW YORK (AP) — In the end, "Misery" isn't total misery. It's just weird. Apart from the fact that it's a completely unnecessary adaptation, you oddly start to root for…

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Serbian player back on basketball court after losing her leg

Met by cheers & a standing ovation from supporters, a professional Serbian basketball player has made an extraordinary comeback to the court — two years after losing her leg in…

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Slump in China credit in Oct highlight growth challenges

By Winni Zhou & Kevin Yao BEIJING/HONG KONG (Reuters) – Credit activity in China's financial system dropped to its lowest level in 15 months in October, highlighting the challenges the…

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Seven people killed in plane crash at UK air show – BBC

LONDON (Reuters) – Seven people died when a plane crashed near an air show in southern England on Saturday, the BBC reported. Another person had life-threatening injuries, the broadcaster said….

US court won't reinstate 1990 arson-murder conviction

An elderly man who spent 24 years in prison for his daughter's death in a fire will remain free after a federal appeals court on Wednesday refused to reinstate his…