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November 1, 2017 8:33 AM Delaying umbilical cord clamping may save preemies' lives

Globally, about 15 million babies are born before 37 weeks gestation annually and one million die. The findings showed that waiting 60 seconds before clamping the umbilical cord after birth instead of clamping it immediately reduced hospital mortality by a third and is safe for mothers and pre-term infants. Further, delayed clamping also reduced subsequent 225

October 26, 2017 12:45 PM Saudi investment ambitions impress but foreign money may be slow to come

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia impressed bankers and fund managers from around the world this week with the size of its economic ambitions but it may not have convinced foreign businessmen to pour in the billions of dollars needed to transform the kingdom. At a lavish, three-day investment conference attended by over 3,500 people from 88 countries 191

October 23, 2017 1:59 PM First original Xbox backward compatibility games available this week

Microsoft revealed at E3 earlier this year that the Xbox One will be backwards compatible with some original Xbox games. It appears the feature is ready to launch, as original Xbox games are now appearing in Microsoft’s “games on demand” section of the Xbox marketplace. Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, Neowave: The King of Fighters, Prince of Persia 112

October 23, 2017 6:48 AM Suspected poacher injured by charging rhino in Namibia's Etosha National Park

Police say the rhino "appeared from nowhere" and severely injured the suspected poacher after he fell over. Luteni Muharukua and other suspected poachers allegedly entered northern Namibia's Etosha National Park in an attempt to steal rhino horns, according to The Namibian newspaper. Police said the rhino "appeared from nowhere" and severely injured 133

October 16, 2017 7:01 AM First commercial flight lands at isolated St Helena airport

Jamestown — The first regular commercial flight landed at St Helena on Saturday, opening the small British island in the South Atlantic to the world after centuries of isolation. About 100 islanders came out to the airport to watch the historic landing of the Embraer 190 jet which came from Johannesburg. On the tarmac, 60 incoming passengers were welcomed 146

October 16, 2017 4:57 AM St Helena's Isolation to End as Air Link Opens

The British island is known best as the rocky outcrop where French emperor Napoleon Bonaparte saw out his final days. Life for the people of St Helena will change forever Saturday when the first regular commercial flight from the outside world touches down on the remote island's windswept new runway. The British island of just over 4,000 people, where 127

October 16, 2017 1:53 AM St. Helena is now open to tourists after its first commercial flight

THIS island has a lot to offer — pristine coastline, rugged landscape and plentiful marine life. But its airport has been useless until now. St. Helena, a South Atlantic island off the coast of Africa, was previously only accessible by boat — a trip which took nearly a week on the Royal Mail Ship to arrive from Cape Town. Since 1990, the RMS St Helena 154

October 15, 2017 7:10 PM You can now visit one of the world's most remote islands by plane

One of the world's most remote places became a little less isolated on Saturday when the first commercial flight arrived in St. Helena, a South Atlantic island that until recently was only accessible by boat. The SA Airlink plane left Johannesburg on a six-hour journey to the British-ruled territory, which hopes to draw more tourists to the deposed French 397

October 14, 2017 11:12 PM One of the world’s most remote islands was once only accessible by boat. Now you can fly there

PROSPEROUS BAY PLAIN, St. Helena — One of the world’s most remote places became a little less isolated on Saturday when the first commercial flight arrived in St. Helena, a South Atlantic island that until recently was only accessible by boat and where Napoleon Bonaparte spent his last years in exile. The SA Airlink plane left Johannesburg on a six-hour 120

October 14, 2017 7:00 PM One of world’s most remote islands gets commercial flights

PROSPEROUS BAY PLAIN, St. Helena — One of the world’s most remote places became a little less isolated on Saturday when the first commercial flight arrived in St. Helena, a South Atlantic island that until recently was only accessible by boat and where Napoleon Bonaparte spent his last years in exile. The SA Airlink plane left Johannesburg on a six-hour 140