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Terminally-ill Scientist About To ‘Transform’ Into World’s First Full Cyborg

A terminally-ill scientist who is dying from a muscle wasting disease has taken the final steps to become the world’s first full cyborg . Dr. Peter Scott-Morgan, 61, was diagnosed with motor neurone disease two...

Victorian Poet, Priest, Cardinal Newman Becomes First British Saint Of Modern Age

A Victorian priest and poet is set to become the UK’s first saint of modern times in a historic ceremony in Rome this weekend. Cardinal John Henry Newman – a brilliant theologian widely credited with...

Typhoon Kills 8, Causes Flooding, Landslides Across Japan

Typhoon Hagibis wreaked havoc in wide areas of Japan, leaving at least eight people dead and 12 missing as record rains flooded rivers and triggered landslides, local media reported on Sunday. Hagibis, which made landfall...

Typhoon Hagibis: Japan Braces For Powerful Storm

Japan is bracing itself for what could be its heaviest rain and winds for 60 years as Typhoon Hagibis edges closer. Winds reaching 180km/h (111mph) could cause floods and landslides, the Japan Meteorological Agency has...

U.S. Appeals Court Clears Way For House To Obtain Trump’s Financial Records

In a blow to President Donald Trump’s efforts to block oversight of his business dealings, a U.S. court on Friday backed a House of Representatives request for the Republican’s financial records including tax documents. The...

Turkey Syria Offensive: Heavy Fighting on Second Day Of Assault

Heavy fighting is reported in northern Syria on the second day of a Turkish offensive into Kurdish-held areas. Turkey says it has seized a number of designated targets and killed dozens of Kurdish militants. Tens of...

Turkey Begins Invasion Of Syria As Huge Explosion Hits Border Town

Turkey’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, has said the country’s military operation in north-east Syria has started. There was mass panic on the streets as war planes flew overhead and several large explosions rocked the northeast...

Trump Threatens To Destroy Turkish Economy Over Syria

US President Donald Trump has threatened to destroy the economy of Nato ally Turkey if Ankara took a planned military strike in Syria too far, even though the US leader opened the door for...

Doctors Who Deciphered Body’s Response To Oxygen Win Nobel Medicine Prize

Two Americans and a Briton won the 2019 Nobel Medicine Prize on Monday for discovering a molecular switch that regulates how cells adapt to fluctuating oxygen levels, opening up new approaches to treating heart...
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Trump Impeachment: Second Whistleblower Emerges

A second whistleblower has come forward in the impeachment case against US President Donald Trump, according to lawyers representing the first one. Mark Zaid told ABC News the second person was also an intelligence official...

Kansas City: Gunman On Run After Four Shot Dead In Bar

Four people have been killed in a shooting at a bar in Kansas City in the midwestern US state of Kansas. Local police said in a tweet that five other people were wounded during the...

73 Killed In Anti-government Protests In Iraq

At least, 73 people have been killed, majority of whom are civilians, and more than 3,000 wounded since anti-government protests erupted in Iraq, an independent rights group said on Saturday. At least six policemen are...

Fast Food Addict Banned From Takeaways Hits Incredible Weight Loss Milestone

A man so overweight he was ‘banned’ from local takeaways has lost an incredible 20 stone in a year. Darren “Dibsy” McClintock began his epic diet after personal trainer Mike Hind sent flyers round to...

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