Health

HSBC to close 117 branches in Britain, cut 380 jobs

Over 90% of customer contacts were made through digital channels, which is an 80% rise from a year ago according to the bank. "More than 90% of our interactions...


Fire breaks out in shanties near Masjid Bunder-CST, train services affected

The incident took place at the LLC Compound in the Dana Bandar area of South Mumbai at around 6:15 pm. One of the boys is 13-years-old and has 70 per cent bur...


CDC climate change conference canceled; has Trump created hostile climate?

Rather, the decision was "a strategic retreat", meant to head off a possible last minute cancellation or other repercussions from Trump officials who may prove ...


Homes evacuated after explosion in block of flats in east London

The explosion caused widespread disruption to London commuters travelling to Essex on Monday. We await an update on their conditions. Jason Smedley (46), mana...


Australian Gov't Aims for Nationwide Biometric Airport Screening by 2020

While airports in Britain have yet to use such advanced facial recognition systems, the introduction of full-body security scanners, which are used at around 19...


Man's ear bitten off in argument over Trump

Ortiz said , "All he would say is, if Trump gonna take me out I gotta kill so many people, then somebody kill me and I am happy". "He went insane", said Ortiz...


Schools warned over toxic air threat

Air pollution in London is at its highest level for six years yet again today, after a warning to Londoners from Mayor Sadiq Khan. The announcement comes on t...


Chilling Final Post Of Environment Activist Killed By SUV

He was pronounced dead on the scene during the 101st day of his trip. The group wrote on Facebook that Baumer was a "talented poet and artist with an ability ...


Belgian Model Hanne Gaby Odiele Opens Up About Being Intersex

They were also told she would "not develop as a normal, female girl". The 29-year-old Belgian beauty told USA Today that she hopes her revelation may break ...


Cigarettes Encourage Youth To Use Tobacco Products, New Study Suggests

Researchers say many e-cigarettes may attract minors who would not have otherwise tried tobacco products. He said the brains of younger people are more vu...


Burnt toast, potatoes could increase cancer risk

Starchy foods like bread and potatoes can emit high levels of the potentially carcinogenic compound acrylamide if cooked at high temperatures and for a long tim...


Alabama's Marlon Humphrey Praises Deshaun Watson On Twitter

Preseason Nos. 1 and 2 and they didn't disappoint. Alabama had gone undefeated in the regular season and were the heavy favorites to win the title with a +6.5...


No heavy snow, but slick conditions in spots

WEDNESDAY MORNING: Weather will have a high impact on the Wednesday morning commute, likely with light snow falling through the morning. A Winter Storm Warni...


Freezing Fog Warning As Cold Temperatures Tipped To Continue

Several flights have already been cancelled at Heathrow Airport this morning - and some are being delayed at Stansted, but none have been cancelled so far. He a...


Virginia Beach police looking for missing woman traveling with children

She adds that, on Sunday, she received a phone call from a Virginia Beach fire department informing her that her daughter's house had burnt to the ground, rep...


Governor Cuomo to secure reproductive health services

Through regulatory action, the state will ensure contraceptive drugs, devices and abortion services are covered by commercial health insurance policies without ...


Canada officials defend United States decision to deny entry for Women's Marchers

I have no criminal record . The hopeful protesters said the denial came after sharing their plans to attend the march with border agents. "The impression that ...


Family asks for prayers for Champaign County school shooting victim, suspect

Authorities say Cole was shot a couple of times with a shotgun wielded by a 17-year-old student at West Liberty High School on Friday morning. Hissong also sa...


Toronto health officials say about 200 affected by illness at Humber College

The investigation into the outbreak of a yet unidentified etiology at the Humber College North Campus in Toronto continues into the weekend as health officials ...


Winter Storm Warning Issued For Area; 6+ Inches Of Snow Expected

He says four to eight inch amounts are not out of the question. The worst conditions are expected Monday night into Tuesday morning. Meteorologist Kylie Bea...


Sierra Nevada Brewing Company Recalling Select Beers Sold in Texas

No injuries have been reported, the brewer added, and it is working with its supplier to determine the cause of the issue. Distribution of all affected beer...


Brown-fried Toast And Potatoes Could Cause Cancer

If you like your roast tatties well done and your toast on the dark side, you may be increasing your risk of cancer . They noted that it is better to cook the ...


OR co-offensive coordinator David Reaves to be fired following DUI

Oregon's football team made headlines last week when three players were hospitalized after the strength and conditioning coach had them doing military-style wor...


Massive Search operations begin after ambush on Assam Rifles convoy

In the morning ambush the militants lobbed grenades at the vehicles used by the soldiers before detonating a small bomb in the Tinsukia district of Assam state....


Rick Perry Made An Inadvertent Sex Joke During His Confirmation Hearing

It was the Energy Department - the one he is now nominated to run. "In fact, after being briefed on so numerous vital functions of the Department of Energy, I r...


Trump signs exec. order on Obamacare, issues first orders to agencies

As recently as last week, Trump told The Washington Post that he was putting finishing touches on a health plan that would guarantee "insurance for everybody"...


Trump Reinstates Global Gag Rule On Abortion

US President Donald Trump on Monday reinstated a global gag rule that bans US-funded groups around the world from discussing abortion, a move that was widel...


West Virginia drops second straight

Jordan Woodard , Oklahoma's senior point guard, missed four games during December. "We'd done a good job of that closing out the first half". "You have to know ...


Women's March Participants Refused Entry to the United States

Finally, after two hours, the agents told Dyck and his friends to turn around. The rest of the group was told to "head home" and that if they tried to cross t...


Madonna says she thought about blowing up the White House

Yes I am outraged. "Yes, I thought an very bad lot about blowing up the White House", the New York Post quoted the recording artist as telling the hundreds of...


Manchester City Confirm Gabriel Jesus Move

City is a club that always competes for the title in the competitions it enters, so that was an important factor, and because of the manager, Pep Guardiola, and...


Kentucky loses Fox in win over SC

After Georgia played fifth-ranked SC close last week, the Lady Bulldogs felt pretty good.Fifth-ranked Kentucky stands alone as the only undefeated team in the...


Pet rats linked to outbreak of rare virus among breeders

On January 11, the CDC confirmed infections with Seoul virus, a rodent-borne hantavirus, in both patients. It is not usually seen in the USA, McQuiston said. Mo...


IU's Anunoby will have knee surgery and miss remainder of season

They lead by14 points going into halftime. Blackmon's accuracy proved contagious. Blackmon made each of his first five attempts from the floor, scoring 16...


Chatteris cueman Perry reaches Masters final after dramatic comeback

On the prospect of a seventh Masters title, he added on BBC Two: "I don't think I'm playing well enough to win". "It is the best win of my career". He said:...