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October 10, 2017 1:45 PM Anthrax outbreak panic: Could CANNIBAL hippos spread deadly infection?

THE ROTTING carcasses of more than 100 hippos floating in the murky waters of a remote African national park have sparked an anthrax alert. Gruesome images of dozens of the decaying creatures floating on their backs with legs sticking in the air have led to the authorities in Namibia fearing that one of the planet’s most dreaded diseases is to blame 113

October 10, 2017 5:52 AM Anthrax May Have Killed 100 Hippos, Seen Lying Flat On Their Backs

Windhoek, Namibia: Over 100 hippos have died in Namibia in a remote national park in the past week, the country's environment minister said on Monday, warning that anthrax could be to blame. Images from the Bwabwata national park in northeast Namibia showed dozens of lifeless hippos, some flat on their backs, others with just their heads visible above 125

October 9, 2017 5:10 PM Namibia: More than 100 hippos die in suspected anthrax outbreak

More than 100 hippos have been found dead in a Namibian national park, with authorities suspecting anthrax could be to blame. The animals are believed to have all died in the last week in the remote Bwabwata National Park, in the country's north-east. One ministry official said Namibia had never seen anything like this before. Anthrax is a deadly bacterial 119

October 8, 2017 11:48 PM Liverpool star Mo Salah scores twice to send Egypt to World Cup

It was the flying winger’s second of the game, having put his country 1-0 up against Congo in the 63rd minute. A late equaliser from Arnold Bouka Moutou threatened to delay the Egyptian celebrations until the final round of qualifying games next month. However, when they were awarded a spot-kick right at the death, Liverpool’s summer signing kept his nerve 129

October 8, 2017 7:30 PM 'Blade Runner 2049': Critics and fans propel film to No. 1, but ticket sales still disappoint

Warner Bros.' "Blade Runner 2049" topped the box office charts this weekend, but despite strong reviews and positive audience reaction, ticket sales were estimated at only $31.5 million in the U.S. and Canada, according to the measurement firm ComScore, significantly below analysts' projections. A sequel to Ridley Scott's 1982 sci-fi cult classic, "Blade 122

October 8, 2017 3:12 AM Husband of Sydney nurse Kelly Clarke trying to raise $61,000 to fly her body home

THE husband of a woman who died from a mystery illness while on their honeymoon in Fiji says it will cost $61,000 to fly her body back to Australia in a private plane. The 24-year-old, however, dismissed it as a stomach bug and tried to sleep it off. However, within hours she was rushed to hospital in Lautoka, where doctors began treating her for suspected 248

October 6, 2017 9:25 PM Spain qualify for World Cup as Italy held to draw by Macedonia

Spain cruised to a 3-0 win over Albania on Friday to secure qualification for the World Cup and put Italy on a path for the playoffs. The win allowed Spain to move five points clear in Group G above Italy, who are now assured of finishing second, while Albania's slim hopes were extinguished. Spain's breakthrough came in the 16th minute when Rodrigo took Isco's 169

October 6, 2017 8:02 PM Researchers Predict a Quarter-Million New Cases of Breast Cancer in the U.S

A particularly aggressive subtype, triple-negative breast cancer, is twice as common in black women as in whites. The widest differences in breast cancer mortality between whites and blacks are in Mississippi, Louisiana, Wisconsin and New Mexico. The narrowest gaps are in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Delaware, Iowa and Minnesota. “These racial disparities 125

October 4, 2017 2:06 AM Breast-cancer death rate drops almost 40 percent, saving 322,000 lives, study says

Breast cancer death rates declined almost 40 percent between 1989 and 2015, averting 322,600 deaths, the American Cancer Society reported Tuesday. Breast cancer death rates increased by 0.4 percent per year from 1975 to 1989, according to the study. After that, mortality rates decreased rapidly, for a 39 percent drop overall through 2015. The report 115

October 3, 2017 10:01 PM Tom Petty’s Wisdom and Will Transformed American Music Forever

Tom Petty, who passed away on Tuesday at 66, felt like part of the rock firmament in a way that was different from your Pauls, your Micks, your Anguses. Both solo and with his storming backing band The Heartbreakers, Petty specialized in a loose-limbed style of rock that grooved as it felt utterly human, with Petty's wizened voice, full of wisdom even when it was recounting 124