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University doctor 'sexually abused 177 men over 20 years'

17th May 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this siteA team doctor at Ohio State University sexually abused at least 177 male students over a period of nearly 20 years, an investigation has found. The university has released findings from a law firm which investigated claims made against Richard Strauss, and concluded that leaders at the school […]

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Pigs may complicate US-China trade negotiations

17th May 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site By Ganesh Rao, business reporter The decline in pig numbers in China could make trade negotiations with the US more complicated, according to new research. A sharp decline in China’s pig population due to an epidemic of African swine fever has reduced the amount of animal feed […]

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Olive production leads to bird killings on 'catastrophic scale'

17th May 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this siteHundreds of thousands of legally-protected birds are killed in southern Europe every year after being sucked out of trees and into machines which are harvesting olives. During the winter months from October to January, millions of birds from northern Europe, including the UK, flock to Mediterranean countries to […]

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Grumpy Cat dies 'at home in the arms of her mommy'

17th May 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this siteThe world’s most famous moody moggy has died. Grumpy Cat (real name Tardar Sauce) passed away on Tuesday but her owners announced the death on Twitter on Friday morning. They said: “We are unimaginably heartbroken to announce the loss of our beloved Grumpy Cat. Image: Grumpy Cat became […]

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France remembers Louvre architect I.M. Pei

17th May 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this siteThe Louvre museum in Paris is paying tribute to the architect of its giant glass pyramid, Ieoh Ming (I.M.) Pei, who has died aged 102. The Louvre’s employees will gather on Friday afternoon under the pyramid to commemorate Mr Ieoh. In a statement, the museum said Mr Ieoh […]

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Doctor arrested after 400 children test positive for HIV

17th May 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this siteA doctor in Pakistan has been arrested amid an investigation into the outbreak of HIV in hundreds of children. Since the end of April, around 500 people in Sindh province have been tested positive for the HIV virus, with more than 400 of the diagnoses being in children, […]

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Taiwan: Same-sex marriage legalised in first for Asian country

17th May 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this siteTaiwan has become the first country in Asia to legalise same-sex marriage. The landmark bill was passed by 66 votes to 27 following a heated debate over marriage equality that has divided the self-ruled island. Thousands of supporters of same-sex marriage gathered outside parliament in the capital Taipei. […]

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Koalas 'functionally extinct' across Australia

17th May 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site By Sharon Marris, news reporter Koalas are “functionally extinct” in their native Australia, it has been declared. The Australian Koala Foundation’s chairman Deborah Tabart says there are no more than 80,000 koalas in the country and, while this might seem like a lot, there are not enough […]

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'Miracle' there was no blast as F-16 fighter jet crashes into warehouse

17th May 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site A fire official has said it is a “miracle” there was no explosion after an F-16 fighter jet crashed into a warehouse near a Southern California air base. The Air National Guard jet reported hydraulic problems during a training drill at March Reserve Air Force Base, east […]

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Australian rugby star sacked over anti-gay social media post

17th May 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this siteRugby Australia has sacked one of its biggest stars Israel Folau for social media posts which were critical of gay people. The 30-year-old fullback’s contract was terminated on Friday after he was found guilty earlier this month of a “high-level breach of the professional players’ code of conduct” […]

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