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Rap legend Kidd Creole accused of killing homeless man

Rap legend Kidd Creole accused of killing homeless man

According to police, the rapper got into a dispute with a homeless man in midtown Manhattan on Tuesday night, and during the fight the homeless man was stabbed. 44th St. and Third Ave. Authorities responding to a 911 call had initially thought the man was passed out drunk until they saw multiple stab wounds.


Yemen struggling under weight of cholera epidemic

Yemen struggling under weight of cholera epidemic

He said the United Nations has recorded almost 400,000 cases of cholera and nearly 1,900 related deaths the past four months. " Yemen's children are trapped in an nearly unimaginable tragedy, they're under attack from all sides", said Caroline Anning, senior conflict policy advisor at Save the Children.


Obesity, childless rates high among Sask. adults, Stats Canada says

Obesity, childless rates high among Sask. adults, Stats Canada says

That mirrors trends in the United States and the United Kingdom but is still significantly lower than other developed countries. Almost half of those Canadians with an immigrant mother tongue lived in Ontario in 2016. The number of gay and lesbian couples is still just a small fraction of unions in Canada, but their proportion is growing. Statistics Canada first began measuring same sex couples in 2001 and since that time the percentage has been consistently rising, growing 12.9 per cent ...


Explosion causes collapse of school in Minneapolis

Explosion causes collapse of school in Minneapolis

At least one person is trapped in the building, authorities say. A section of Minnehaha Academy collapsed Wednesday afternoon, Chopper 5 shows. The Upper School reportedly contains the STEM lab. Fire officials say three people are unaccounted for though it is not known if they are students, teachers or staff. Technical Rescue/Structure Fire - 3100 block of W.


First stars enter Celebrity Big Brother house

First stars enter Celebrity Big Brother house

Excited viewers took to Twitter to show their appreciation for the hunk with chiselled cheekbones and a ideal quiff, and soon the mystery man began trending. "Legendary character from a soap that everyone loves to talk about #cbb". Celebrity Big Brother welcomed stars like Sarah Harding, Paul Danan and Brandi Glanville into the luxurious new house .


Blowing out candles on cake increases bacteria, study says

Blowing out candles on cake increases bacteria, study says

Scientists from Clemson Universiy, South Carolina, got a group of students to eat a piece of pizza "to help the salivary glands get going" before lighting the candles on a cake-shaped piece of Styrofoam. "But in one case, it increased the amount of bacteria by more than 120 times", reports the Atlantic . The only time it may be worrisome is if the guest of honour blowing out the candles is sick.