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October 15, 2017 2:41 PM Wayne Rooney's late penalty sees Everton snatch a point at Brighton

The struggling Toffees were staring at another defeat when Anthony Knockaert fired Brighton ahead eight minutes from time. But Seagulls captain Bruno was penalised for fouling Dominic Calvert-Lewin with two minutes remaining and Rooney tucked home the equaliser. However, the goal is unlikely to lift the pressure on Everton manager Ronald Koeman, whose 135

October 15, 2017 7:37 AM SA Airlink celebrates first St Helena flight

The South African company won the St Helena government contract to run a weekly flight service to St Helena because it has jets small enough to properly use the runaway where the wind shear makes it impractical for anything bigger than the 98-seater Embraer E190 jet which touched down yesterday. Big aircraft can’t land there because of the cross winds 174

October 15, 2017 4:22 AM Clinical trials bring doctors ‘within striking distance’ of a cure

Arizona Oncology Dr. Iyad Hamarneh in Prescott Valley is heavily involved in clinical trials for drugs use to treat breast cancer, and, he said, great strides in treatment have been made. There are very different kinds of trials. Some give one set of patients a new medication and another group a placebo; others give the new drug to all the patients to see how they all fare. “Over the past few years 137

October 15, 2017 1:17 AM So scary, many women die once they hear they have cancer — Mary, survivor

For over 32 years, October has been tagged as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, BCAM. Meanwhile, the myth that cancer is synonymous with death is fast changing. Today, cancer is no longer seen as a death sentence due to sustained awareness and treatment options in developed countries. But, every year, no fewer than 100,000 new cases of cancer are diagnosed 155

October 14, 2017 7:32 AM St Helena now boarding

JOHANNESBURG - Life for the people of St Helena will change forever on Saturday when the first regular commercial flight from the outside world touches down on the remote Atlantic island's windswept new runway. The British island of just over 4,000 people, where the locals are called "Saints", is known best as the rocky outcrop where French emperor Napoleon 148

October 12, 2017 8:41 PM Over 100 hippos killed in Namibia by suspected anthrax outbreak (VIDEO)

The first dead hippo was discovered by park officials on October 1st, said the acting director of Namibia’s Ministry of Environment and Tourism, Johnson Ndokosho. But in the less than two weeks since then the infection has spread rapidly, killing around 109 more hippos. “Over 100 hippos died in the past week. The cause of death is unknown but the signs 257

October 10, 2017 11:04 PM GameTech: May the force be with you in Battlefront II

“Witness the power of this fully operational battle station!” the Emperor cackled, as Luke Skywalker’s face fell in anguish. The Death Star was in perfect working order after all, ready to blow up Luke’s friends. You can almost hear EA cackling in the background as Star Wars Battlefront II nears its launch. The first Battlefront was well received, but quickly 142

October 10, 2017 4:24 PM "Blade Runner 2049" tops box office but falls short of expectations

LOS ANGELES — "Blade Runner 2049" topped the box office over the weekend, but after months of buzz and anticipation, the sci-fi sequel fell short of box office expectations. Despite positive reviews and certified star-power in Harrison Ford and Ryan Gosling, the dystopian thriller took in $32.7 million during its debut weekend, which hardly makes a dent in its reported 114

October 10, 2017 3:43 PM George Lucas Wrote 'Star Wars' as a Liberal Warning. Then Conservatives Struck Back

When George Lucas sat down in early 1973 to draft an operatic science fiction movie about a ragtag group of rebels fighting a corrupt central government, the trial of the Watergate burglars had just begun. He wrote “Star Wars” reflecting the fraught politics of that moment, hoping to serve a tidy political lesson along with the popcorn. "It was really 129

October 10, 2017 1:45 PM Anthrax may have caused the sudden death of 100 hippos

More than 100 hippopotamuses have died over the past week in Bwabwata National Park, in northeast Namibia, leaving authorities scrambling to explain the cause. Agence France-Presse reports that some veterinary experts in the southwestern African country believe the sudden deaths may have been caused by anthrax. “Over 100 hippos died in the past week. The cause 117