Doctors treat more than 1000 children for lead poisoning in African village

The Nigerian village that suffered one of the world’s worst recorded incidents of lead poisoning is now habitable and doctors can start treating more than 1,000 contaminated children, a doctor and a scientist from two international agencies said Friday. For some, it already is too late to reverse serious neurological damage, said Dr. Michelle Chouinard, […]

Fashion Label Nicole Farhi Is in Bankruptcy

Alastair Grant/Associated PressA Nicole Farhi outfit shown during the London Fashion Show in 2007. LONDON – Nicole Farhi, the upmarket fashion label, has run out of money and filed for a form of bankruptcy proceedings in the latest sign of trouble for British retailers. The company, named after the designer who founded the label in […]

Venezuela: Italy fashion executive’s plane found

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The underwater wreckage of a plane that disappeared off Venezuela with the CEO of Italy’s iconic Missoni fashion house and five other people on board has been found, government officials and family members said Thursday. Jorge Galindo, press chief for Venezuela’s Interior and Justice Ministry, said via Twitter that the aircraft […]

Young children among 7 dead in New York tractor-trailer crash, coroner says

Seven people, including four children under 10, were killed when a tractor-trailer collided with a minivan on a rural two-lane highway in upstate New York on Wednesday, according to authorities. The rig was headed south around 6 p.m. on Route 13 about 25 miles south of Syracuse when its trailer became disconnected and crossed the […]

Police: $3200 rendezvous ring allegedly swallowed during attempted valuables …

MANCHESTER, N.H. – Police contend they’ve got a $3,200 rendezvous ring a New Hampshire male allegedly swallowed during an attempted valuables store theft. Authorities charged 52-year-old Ronald Perley with burglary and equivocating earthy justification after they contend X-rays showed a 14-karat white-gold ring with princess-cut diamonds inside him.  WMUR-TV reports Manchester military had recovered a […]

Man slices arms with saws during Calif. Home Depot

WEST COVINA, Calif. (AP) — A male deliberately cut himself with saws in a aisles of a Home Depot store in suburban Los Angeles on Wednesday, formulating a hideous stage in front of several business that left him exceedingly injured, military said. The male was in a store’s apparatus territory and went neglected until he […]

Grant to foster wiring recycling in Illinois

<!– –> Tweet – A A A + <!– –> CHICAGO (AP) – Forty-nine counties in Illinois will get $2,000 any in extend income from a state to foster open recognition of wiring recycling programs. Gov. Pat Quinn announced a awards Saturday and pronounced it was his approach of celebrating Earth Month. Quinn says a appropriation […]

Marketing studies help craft health overhaul pitch

By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — How do you convince millions of average Americans that one of the most complex and controversial programs devised by government may actually be a good deal for them? With the nation still split over President Barack Obama’s health care law, the administration has turned to the science […]

Thwarted armed pirate suffers heart conflict during valuables store smash-and-grab …

Armed spoliation is apparently not for a gloomy of heart. A would-be pirate suffered a “life-threatening” heart conflict while he and his confederate crushed a windows of a valuables store Saturday. RELATED: BRONX TEEN COLLAPSES FROM HEART ATTACK DURING FEUD The contemptuous span rode to a Covered Market, an indoor selling mall in Oxford, England, […]

105 US Children Died This Flu Season, Most Were Not Vaccinated

This year the flu has killed 105 children so far. Normally roughly 100 children die in an average flu season. However this year 90 percent of the children who died did not get vaccinated, CDC officials said. All but four of the children were old enough to receive a flu shot. The season started about […]