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  • Woman Wakes up From Vegetative State after 28 Years

     

    Source:Independent.co.ukA woman has regained full consciousness after 28 yearsin avegetative state.MuniraAbdullasufferedasevere braininjuryacar crashin theUnited Arab Emirates(UAE) in1991 – when she was 32.For years there were no signs she would ever wake up.But in 2017, she was transferred to Germany and treated with physical therapies and drugs – then last year started to show signs of responsiveness.“I never gave up on her because I always had a feeling that one day she will wake up,” her

  • Google Searches for Notre Dame Outnumbered Sri Lanka Attacks 7:1

     

    Source:aljezeera.comThe fire which ravaged France's iconic Notre Dame Cathedral received seven times more searches on Google than the bombings which rocked Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday and killed nearly 300 people.According to data retrieved from Google Trends, search results for both disasters have since plateaued, but comparisons between both stories reveal that worldwide search interest was at least seven times greater for the keywords Notre Dame over Sri Lanka during this past week.Within

  • More than 200 Killed in Easter Sunday Bombings in Sri Lanka

     

    Source:apnews.comNine bombings of churches, luxury hotels and other sites on Easter Sunday killed more than 200 people and wounded hundreds more in Sri Lanka’s deadliest violence since a devastating civil war in the South Asian island nation ended a decade ago.Defense Minister Ruwan Wijewardena described the blasts as a terrorist attack by religious extremists, and police said 13 suspects were arrested, though there was no immediate claim of responsibility. Wijewardena said most of the bombings

  • 2 Children Shot in Road Rage Incident Involving Fqather

     

    Source:nbcnews.comMOUNT AIRY, N.C. — Authorities say a North Carolina man has been arrested after two children were shot in a road rage incident.Byron Donnell Green was arrested after becoming involved in a road rage incident that injured two children in Mount Airy, North Carolina.Surry County Sheriff's OfficeSurry County officials say 41-year-old Byron Donnell Green of Mount Airy is charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury, discharging a weapo

  • Children ‘Threatening to Stab and Kick Pregnant Teachers’

     

    Source:independent.co.ukSchools must deal with “Teflon kids” amid reports of violent threats against pregnant staff, teachers have said.A motion calling for teachers to be defended when their safety is “placed at risk by pupil indiscipline” was passed at the NASUWT teachers’ union conference in Belfast over Easter.Violence by students in schools has worsened following education budget cuts, teachers warned.The union’s conference heard shocking examples of the threats and attacks teachers h

  • Indian Man Cuts off his Finger after Voting for Wrong Party

     

    Source:sky.news.comAn Indian man has cut off his own finger after accidentally voting for the wrong party in his country's election.Pawan Kumar said that he had wanted to vote for the Bahujan Samaj Party in the second round of the election in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh. But instead of pressing the button for the BSP's elephant, he pressed the button with the lotus, the symbol for the ruling Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party.Mr Kumar told the ANI news agency: I accidental

  • UK Ranks Below Jamaica, Latvia and Ghana for Press Freedom

     

    Source:independent.co.ukThe UK remains one of the worst counties in western Europe for freedom of the press, according to the latest report by Reporters Without Borders (RSF).Ranked 33rd in the list of 180 countries, Britain was placed behind Jamaica, Surinam, Ghana, Namibia, South Africa, Latvia and Lichtenstein in the advocacy group’s 2019 World Press Freedom Index.Foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt appointed Amal Clooney as special envoy on mediafreedom earlier this month as part of a global camp

  • Yemen Risks 'Massive Resurgence' of Cholera: Oxfam

     

    Source:oxfamOxfam has warned that war-torn Yemen risks a massive resurgence of cholera, with around 195,000 suspected cases of the disease recorded so far this year.Fears that the world's worst cholera outbreak could be set for a massive resurgence are growing, the relief organisation said Thursday.It said aid agencies were struggling to reach suspected cases.In a statement, Oxfam pointed to fighting and restraints on access, including checkpoints and permit requirements imposed by the warri

  • People Pooping More than Ever on the Streets of San Francisco

     

    Source: buisnessinsider.comOne of America's wealthiest cities has a huge problem with public poop.Between 2011 and 2018, San Francisco experienced a massive increase in reported incidents of human feces found on public streets.In 2011, just over 5,500 reports were logged by the San Francisco Department of Public Works; in 2018, the number increased to more than 28,000.The government watchdog Open the Books documented the sharp increase over time in a stunning chart, first spotted by the Buzz

  • Young Children Covered in Sores after Drinking Tap Water

     

    Source:mirror.co.ukShocking images show young children covered in horrific skin sores after drinking tap water from a supply thought to be contaminated with pesticides.A huge investigation has been launched after hundreds have been left with skin problems and other health issues in the Argentine capital, Buenos Aires.A judge has suspended the use of pesticides in three areas of the capital after tests confirmed that the water supply is contaminated and potentially causing a health crisis.However

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