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100 US troops, diagnosed, brain, injuries, Iran attack

China reports record daily virus death toll at 1,016, but new cases fall

02 February, 2020 9:31 am 9:31 am

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – The death toll from the coronavirus epidemic in mainland China soared past 1,000 on Tuesday with a record daily rise in fatalities, although the number of new confirmed cases fell. Another 108 new coronavirus deaths were reported, a daily record, bringing the total number of people killed in the country to 1,016, … Read More

100 US troops, diagnosed, brain, injuries, Iran attack

More than 100 US troops diagnosed with brain injuries from Iran attack

02 February, 2020 9:24 am 9:24 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The US military on Monday disclosed a more than 50% jump in cases of traumatic brain injury stemming from Iran’s missile attack on a base in Iraq last month, with the number of service members diagnosed climbing to over 100. No U.S. troops were killed or faced immediate bodily injury when Iran … Read More

E-bikes, electric scooters, popular, United States, injuries, traditional bicycles

E-bikes show distinct pattern of severe injuries

12 December, 2019 11:30 pm 11:30 pm

NEW YORK (Reuters ) – E-bikes and electric scooters are becoming increasingly popular in the United States, but the powered bikes carry a higher risk of severe injuries than traditional bicycles and a different pattern of injury risks compared with scooters, a recent study finds. The authors analyzed emergency department data collected from 2000 to … Read More

Wildfire, destroys, homes, injuries, California, mobile, home park

Wildfire destroys homes, causes injuries in California mobile home park

10 October, 2019 8:20 am 8:20 am

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A fierce wildfire that erupted in southern California on Thursday destroyed homes and structures and caused “numerous medical emergencies” at a Riverside County mobile home park, fire officials said. No further details were immediately available on how many mobile homes had been burned or the nature of the medical emergencies. The … Read More

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Air Canada flight diverted to Hawaii after turbulence, injuries reported

07 July, 2019 10:51 am 10:51 am

MONTREAL (Reuters) – An Air Canada flight was diverted to Hawaii after a sudden case of severe turbulence left 35 passengers with minor injuries, the carrier said in a statement. Flight AC33, carrying 269 passengers and 15 crew, was flying from Vancouver to Sydney, Australia, when the Boeing 777 aircraft “encountered unforecasted and sudden turbulence … Read More

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Two dead after light planes collide mid-air in New Zealand

06 June, 2019 12:26 pm 12:26 pm

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Two light aircraft collided mid-air on their final approach at a regional aerodrome in New Zealand on Sunday killing both pilots, police said. Four parachutists on board of one of the planes had jumped shortly before it crashed with the other plane, a training aircraft. A helicopter, also preparing to land, managed … Read More

Du Plessis, seeks, new, plan, South Africa, injuries, bite

Du Plessis seeks new plan for South Africa as injuries bite

06 June, 2019 1:49 pm 1:49 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – South Africa need a new strategy after an abysmal start to the World Cup because ‘Plan A’ has already been ruined by injuries to their pace attack, captain Faf Du Plessis has said. Veteran quick Dale Steyn missed the first two matches with a shoulder injury and South Africa were duly thumped … Read More

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Cyclone Fani kills at least 12 in India before swiping Bangladesh

05 May, 2019 12:15 pm 12:15 pm

DHAKA (Reuters) – The strongest cyclone to hit India in five years killed at least 12 people in eastern Odisha state, before swinging north-eastwards into Bangladesh on Saturday where more than a million people have been moved to safety. Having hit land, tropical cyclone Fani had lost some of its power and was downgraded to … Read More


Blaze in tower block in London’s Canary Wharf area brought under cont...

03 March, 2019 8:13 am 8:13 am

LONDON (Reuters) – About 60 firefighters and eight fire engines attended to a fire on top of a commercial tower block in London’s Canary Wharf area, but there were no injuries and the fire was under control at 0158 GMT, London Fire Brigade said early on Saturday. The blaze was contained to the air conditioning … Read More

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Three killed as Ottawa bus crashes into bus shelter

01 January, 2019 8:44 am 8:44 am

OTTAWA (Reuters) – Three people were killed and nearly two dozen were injured when a double-decker bus struck a bus shelter in the Canadian capital of Ottawa during rush hour, city officials said. Part of the upper right side of the bus was shorn off in the collision, which happened  at a busy transit station … Read More

Heatwave bakes Australia for seventh straight day as northern cyclone brews

12 December, 2018 10:43 am 10:43 am

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Seven people have drowned as a heatwave grips Australia, sending big crowds to the beach to cool down, while a tropical depression in the far north threatens to turn into a cyclone by New Year’s Day. Five of the deaths were in the southeastern state of Victoria between Christmas Eve .A South … Read More

Volcano-triggered tsunami kills at least 168 in Indonesia, injures hundreds

12 December, 2018 8:13 am 8:13 am

JAKARTA (Reuters) – A tsunami killed at least 168 people on the Indonesian islands of Java and Sumatra and injured hundreds following an underwater landslide caused by the eruption of Krakatau, officials said on Sunday. Some 584 people were injured and hundreds of homes and other buildings were “heavily damaged” in the tsunami which struck … Read More

Aftershocks rattle cleanup efforts after powerful Alaskan earthquake

12 December, 2018 8:37 am 8:37 am

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) – Aftershocks from Friday’s powerful Alaskan earthquake continued to pound the area around Anchorage , as workers strove to patch up buckled roads and residents began cleaning up damage around their homes and businesses. The 7.0 magnitude quake struck Friday morning about 8 miles (13 km) north of Anchorage, the state’s largest … Read More

Rain breaks, easing search for remains of California wildfire

11 November, 2018 9:01 am 9:01 am

CALIFORNIA (Reuters) – Teams searching for remains from the deadliest wildfire in California history were able to comb through wreckage in dry weather , but rains are expected to return next week and officials warned of a threat of mudslides. The so-called Camp Fire all but obliterated the mountain community of Paradise, 175 miles (280 … Read More

Hurricane Willa on Mexico’s Pacific coast becomes Category 4

10 October, 2018 9:27 am 9:27 am

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Hurricane Willa gained dangerous strength as it churned towards Mexico’s Pacific coast, home to some of the country’s major tourist draws, where it was forecast to unleash torrential rains and major flooding, the US National Hurricane Center (NHC) said. The Miami-based centre upgraded the menacing storm to a powerful Category 4 … Read More