Bahrain calls pipeline blast ‘terrorism’ linked to Iran

KHOBAR, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) – Bahrain said an explosion which caused a fire at its main oil pipeline on Friday was caused by “terrorist” sabotage, linking the unprecedented attack to its arch-foe Iran, which denies any role in the Gulf island kingdom’s unrest. Emergency and rescue workers are seen blocking the road leading to a fire in at oil pipeline in Buri village south of Manama, Bahrain, November 10, 2017. Picture taken November 10, 2017. REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed A key Western ally and host to the U.S. Fifth Fleet, SunniRead More

IUDs linked to lower risk of cervical cancer

(Reuters Health) – Women who use intrauterine devices (IUDs) for contraception might have a lower risk of cervical cancer than their counterparts who don’t use this form of birth control, a recent study suggests. Researchers examined data from 16 previously published studies with a total 4,945 women who had cervical cancer and 7,537 women who didn’t. Overall, they found women who used an IUD were 36% less likely to get cervical cancer than women who didn’t use them. “At this point we can only hypothesize about how an IUD mightRead More

Women find some respite in Libya’s ‘families only’ cafes

TRIPOLI (Reuters) – Fashionable cafes springing up in Libya’s capital are shutting out single men and catering for women looking for a break from the tensions – political and personal – crowding in around them. Women sit at a cafe on a beach in Tripoli, Libya October 28, 2017. Picture taken October 28, 2017. REUTERS/Hani Amara The cafes with European names and bright decor seem a world away from the city’s traffic-clogged and still violent streets. In a socially conservative society, they also offer privacy and protection from unwanted advances.Read More

Al Michaels sorry for ‘Sunday Night Football’ Weinstein joke – Sharing #ABC #News Feed

Interested in Harvey Weinstein? Add Harvey Weinstein as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Harvey Weinstein news, video, and analysis from ABC News. NBC play-by-play man Al Michaels has quickly apologized after making a joke about Harvey Weinstein during “Sunday Night Football.” Michaels mused in the middle of the third quarter of the game between the New York Giants and Denver Broncos that the Giants were “coming off a worse week than Harvey Weinstein.” His on-air partner Cris Collinsworth replied with a laugh and told MichaelsRead More

Trump praises response to Puerto Rico, says crisis straining budget

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump expressed satisfaction on Tuesday with the federal response to Hurricane Maria’s devastation of Puerto Rico, despite criticism that the government was slow to address the crisis and two weeks later much of the island’s residents are still without basic necessities. Trump, who has grappled with hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria in the past six weeks, said at a briefing that the disasters are straining the U.S. budget. “I hate to tell you, Puerto Rico, but you’ve thrown our budget aRead More

The Latest: Jason Aldean calls attack ‘beyond horrific’

The Latest on the shooting in Las Vegas (all times local): 1:55 a.m. Country music star Jason Aldean took to social media to say he and his crew are safe after a gunman killed more than 20 people at an outdoor concert Sunday. Aldean was in the middle of his performance when the bullets rained down on the crowd. He posted on Instagram hours later, calling the shooting “beyond horrific.” Las Vegas authorities say more than 100 people are wounded in the attack. Clark County’s sheriff says officers confronted theRead More

Lady Gaga calls off European tour, citing severe physical pain

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Lady Gaga on Monday called off the European leg of her world tour, saying she was suffering from severe physical pain and was seeking medical treatment. The “Born This Way” singer, 31, who says she suffers from fibromyalgia, also canceled an appearance at a music festival in Rio de Janeiro last week and posted pictures of herself in a hospital with a drip on her arm. She said on her social media accounts on Monday she was disappointed at comments from people online that “suggest thatRead More

Fewer hedge fund managers call it quits in 1st-half 2017

BOSTON (Reuters) – The number of hedge funds closing their doors this year is slowing as investors add new money and performance improves. In the first six months of 2017, 481 hedge funds shut down compared with 530 funds shuttered during the first half of 2016, according to new data from Hedge Fund Research (HFR) released on Monday. This spells good news for the $3.1 trillion hedge fund industry after 1,057 funds went out of business last year, marking the biggest number of liquidations since the financial crisis. The industryRead More

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Royal Photographic Society unveils top science photos from around the world – CBC News #CBC

Britain’s Royal Photographic Society has announced the short list for its International Images for Science competition, which features images made using equipment from smartphones to multimillion-dollar microscopes. Student, amateur, professional and medical photographers were asked to submit visually appealing photos that told compelling stories about science. A Nightmare of the Small World, Pratik Pradhan Pratik Pradham’s image of a colony of giant forest scorpions at midnight was one of 100 shortlisted images selected from more than 3,500 entries from around the world. The black scorpions Pradham photographed can grow to be up to 23 centimetres long andRead More