Come home and help’, urges Central

When violence erupted in the Central African Republic three years ago, hundreds of thousands of people fled the capital Bangui, including most doctors and medical students at the main children’s hospital. As the city descended into chaos, 58-year-old Jean Gody was one of the few doctors who chose to stay behind and help. “I would have been ashamed to leave … Continua a leggere

U.S. to make military deployments

The United States is moving toward permanently banning families from accompanying U.S. military and civilian personnel in Turkey, reflecting worsening security conditions there, two U.S. defense sources said on Wednesday. The Obama administration in March ordered the families of U.S. military and diplomatic personnel to leave Incirlik air base, which has been used heavily in the fight against Islamic State … Continua a leggere

Malaria vaccine loses effectiveness

An experimental vaccine against malaria known as Mosquirix — or RTS,S — weakens over time and is only about four percent effective over a seven-year span, researchers said Wednesday. The findings, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, are based on a phase II clinical trial involving more than 400 young children in Kenya. +Juniors-DressesJodi Kristopher High Neck Textured … Continua a leggere

N. Korea leader Kim Jong-Un gets

North Korea has created a new, supreme governing commission with leader Kim Jong-Un as its chairman, underlining the 33-year-old’s absolute control over every aspect of state policy in the isolated, nuclear-armed nation. The country’s legislative body, the Supreme People’s Assembly (SPA), unanimously voted Kim as head of the State Affairs Commission on Leslie Fay Floral Print Collared Shirt DressProfile By … Continua a leggere

Maradona urges Argentines to leave Messi

Soccer great Diego Maradona is urging fellow Argentines to leave Lionel Messi alone over the current star’s decision to retire from Argentina’s national team following its loss to Chile in the Copa America championship match. In an interview on La Red radio, Maradona also ridiculed people who have criticized Messi for missing his shot as Chile won a penalty shootout … Continua a leggere

A look at the big picture of USMNT after lopsided

Chris Wondolowski took a heavy touch after half an hour, chased the ball down to his own half and then fouled Messi, who whipped in a preposterously perfect free kick from 25 or so yards – breaking Argentina’s all-time scoring record. And John Brooks lost Gonzalo Higuain and then refused to chase after him, giving the Napoli striker two cracks … Continua a leggere

Back to court for Trump, now in his

Already fighting lawsuits against his defunct “university,” Donald Trump is facing a grilling Thursday in another case — one against celebrity chef Geoffrey Zakarian in which the candidate’s insulting remarks about Mexican immigrants will be a central issue. A Washington, D.C., judge has ordered Trump to be deposed — over the strenuous objections of Trump’s lawyers — in a lawsuit … Continua a leggere

Trump: Fewer people would’ve died

Donald Trump suggested that the death toll in Sunday’s deadly shooting in an Orlando, Fla., nightclub might have been lower if more clubgoers had been carrying guns. “If the bullets were going in the other direction, aimed at the guy who was just in open target practice, you would have had a situation folks, which would have been horrible, +Skin-CareAesop … Continua a leggere

‘Make It Stop’: Boston Globe tweets

As the national debate over gun control rages in the wake of the massacre at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla., the Boston Globe has published a powerful Thursday front-page editorial calling for a ban on assault weapons. The headline: “Make It Stop.” “Greed, legislative cowardice, advanced technology — that is how we got here,” the paper’s editors wrote in … Continua a leggere